FPCS Tidbits

November 20, 2020

Working together with families in a partnership of teachers, staff and community members to provide an individualized learning environment that fosters high achievement in core and elective areas; preparing students for life-long success.

Happy Thanksgiving!

The FPCS offices will be closed November 23-27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Milo the Muskox and all of us at Family Partnership wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

****attention, attention****

The Reimbursement DEADLINE for Semester 1 is Friday, December 4, 2020 by 3:30 p.m.

All Reimbursement requests, with corresponding receipts, dated June - December 4, 2020 must be received in our office by the end of our business day @ 3:30 p.m.

Please plan to either drop them off at our office before 3:30 on 12/4 or email your reimbursement request(s) to REIMBURSEMENTS@FPCS.NET before 3:30 p.m. on 12/4.

Mark your calendar

Important upcoming dates:

  • 11/14 Registration for Ox Academy opens - contact your sponsor teacher
  • 11/16-12/11 Student Government's Clare House Donation drive
  • 11/20 Parent Workshop @ 6:00 p.m. - "Virtual Field Trips and Global Learning"
  • 11/23-27 Thanksgiving Break - Offices Closed
  • 12/4 Reimbursement Deadline for purchases made dated 6/1/20-12/4/20

Enrichments Update and Shout-out

Fall Enrichments are almost over. Coming Soon: Keep an eye on future Tidbits for an announcement regarding Spring semester virtual enrichments!

In poetry this week, we wrote “jigsaw puzzle” poems where we took the words from a poem and mixed them up to create new poems. We used “Snow Toward Evening” by Melville Cane. Caroline, kindergartner, wrote “White Snow” and two other poems. She now says she wants to be a poet when she grows up!

Family Goodie bags & Library Sign Up

Thank you for being a part of our Family - we have a gift for you! Come by anytime (between 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) to pick up your mystery gift bag. First come, first served...when they're gone, they're gone.

Reminder: our offices are closed during Thanksgiving week.

Have you visited the new Library, yet? If you haven't, there's still time to sign-up...appointment slots are available from 12/7-12/17. Here's the Library Sign-up link!

FPCS YouTube Channel

Did you know that Family Partnership has our own FPCS YouTube channel? We post all our recorded parent and college/career workshops. Check it out!!

Ox Academy

Ox Academy is an asynchronous online program that offers a full catalog of challenging core and elective classes where students can earn .5 semester credit.

FPCS collaborates with Frontier & PAIDEA homeschools to bring our students the best "Homeschool Online" learning experience.

Phase 2 building update

We are finishing up Phase 2 of our construction-adding 4 new offices for our growing FPCS staff! Check it out!

Upcoming Parent Workshop Topics

November 20th at 6PM

ASD Teacher & Global Education Alaska founder Michelle Carton

"Virtual Field Trips & Global Learning"

Michelle, also known as MC the Global Librarian, is the founder of Global Education Alaska and an advocate for Global Citizenship for students and educators. She develops global projects and curriculum, contributes to journals and publications, and travels around the world both physically and virtually, writing a global learning blog, working with libraries, educational leaders, students, and parents to maximize learning potential for individuals and communities. In this workshop, Michelle will introduce us to her virtual field trips, give us tools to foster global citizenship and help our kids explore the world from home.

Meeting ID: 358 714 1535

Passcode: homeschool

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