FPCS TIDBITS

Monday, November 2, 2015

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

"What I Need" (WIN) Wednesdays

Helping your child succeed has never been easier!


When: Wednesdays 9:30-1:00

Dates: November 4, 11, 18 (2nd Semester dates TBA)

Where: FPCS Office (Board Room, left side, second door)


WIN stands for "What I Need," and is a highly individualized time in the day for students in grades K through 9 during which students get extra help, extensions or enrichment. FFPCS is launching a new program designed to provide specific and targeted individualized instructional support for students. Teachers will be available to provide enrichment, interventions, and extend curriculum utilizing an array of resources.


Parents can come to learn how to use these programs at home. Or, come and learn about resources to support students in math or reading. This service is FREE to our students and FULFILLS the 9 HR Certified Teacher Contact requirement.


We can accommodate up to 20 students at a time, so you may drop in anytime. Students may stay for up to one hour.


For More Information Contact: Kjerstin Thomas - thomas_kjerstin@asdk12.org or Kristin Jackson jackson_kristin@asdk12.org

Help Your Student Master Foundational Reading Skills

Lexia Reading Core5 provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction. This research-proven, technology-based approach accelerates reading skills development, predicts students’ year-end performance and provides teachers data-driven action plans to help differentiate instruction.


  • IT'S FREE to all FPCS students
  • Are you interested in using Lexia Core 5 or Lexia Strategies to supplement your reading instruction?


You are invited to a Parent Workshop to learn more about Lexia.


  • learn how to log in & get started
  • preview the student interface
  • find out what areas of reading Lexia reinforces
  • ask questions & get answers


Date: Friday November 6

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: FPCS Board Room

NHS Meeting

Date: Monday, November 9th

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: APC Board Room


Agenda Items

  • Senior Scholarships
  • Roberts Rules of Order Training

Academic Policy Committee Meeting

Date: Monday, November 9

Time: 6:30

Location: FPCS Board Room

AMERICA RECYCLES DAY

Each year on November 15, millions of people across the United States take part in America Recycles Day, a day which was created to raise awareness about recycling and the purchasing of recycled products.


For more information see the America Recycles Day website at: http://americarecyclesday.org/

Field Trip to see the F22 Jets

Where: Joint Base Elmendorf / Richardson (JBER)

When: November 16


Security Clearance is needed. If interested, contact Aimee Sims for more information.


Email: sims_aimee@asdk12.org
Phone: 223-8989 or 258-1352

Calling all SENIORS

Are you planning on graduating next May?


The first quarter has flown by and it is time to start planning your graduation celebration. Join other FPCS seniors and their families as we plan for the big event. Graduation will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the East High School Auditorium.


We will have a planning meeting and potluck on Tuesday, Nov. 17th from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Family Partnership Office (located at 401 E. Fireweed Ave, Suite 100).


Please plan on bringing a dish and ideas to share.


For more information contact Happy Chronister:

Phone or Text: (907) 240-7244 or

Email: chronister_happy@asdk12.org

REIMBURSEMENT REQUESTS

Just a friendly reminder that the reimbursement deadline for all 1st semester purchases (dated 6/1/15 - 12/1/15) of curriculum, non profit vendor services, school supplies, and internet services is December 2, 2015 at the close of business (4:00 p.m.).


You don't need to wait til December 2nd to submit requests. In fact, families are encouraged to begin submitting your requests (with the proper documentation) as soon as possible to avoid a backlog and potential delays that come with the last minute submissions by our 400 + families.


If you have any questions, please contact your sponsor teacher:


Valerie Burgess: burgess_valerie@asdk12.org - (907) 952-3317

Happy Chronister: chronister_happy@asdk12.org - (907) 240-7244

Teresa Hintze: hintze_teresa@asdk12.org - (907) 360-3446

Teresa Kress: kress_teresa@asdk12.org - (907) 230-7938

Lynnetta Marcellus: marcellus_lynnetta@asdk12.org - (907) 444-7366

Anna Roys: roys_anna@asdk12.org - (907) 317-2750


Note: FPCS will not reimburse families for purchases and expenses incurred prior to your enrollment.

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