FPCS TIDBITS

September 22, 2017

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.

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Student ID's

Are you a high school student who play sports or take single class enrollments at your comprehensive high school?


Please stop by the office to get an ID card. This will help facilitate your entrance to extra curricular activities.

2017 PEAKS SCORES AVAILABLE

All Anchorage School District students who participated in last springs PEAKS statewide assessment have scores available electronically via Zangle Parent Connect. If you do not have your Zangle Parent Connect PIN number or need your password reset, please contact the front office (742-3700)


Below are some resources that can help you interpret your students scores.



If you would like to request a paper copy of your students score report, please fill out the form below and bring it to the front office. Scores reports will be mailed to the address given on the form within 5-10 working days.


Tips for your Instructional Toolbox

3 Minute Pause

The Three-Minute Pause provides a chance for students to stop, reflect on the concepts and ideas that have just been introduced, make connections to prior knowledge or experience, and seek clarification.


Below are some prompts for discussion after the 3 Minute Pause


I changed my attitude about...

I became more aware of...

I was surprised to learn...

I felt...

I related to...

I empathized with...

This week in History

September 20, 1873

The New York Stock Exchange was forced to close for the first time in its history as a result of a banking crisis during the financial Panic of 1873.


September 20, 1973

The much-hyped "Battle of the Sexes" took place in the Houston Astrodome as tennis player and women's rights activist, Billie Jean King, defeated Bobby Riggs in three straight sets. Riggs, a retired tennis champion, had been critical of the quality of women's tennis.

September 22, 1776

During the American Revolution, Nathan Hale was executed without a trial after he was caught spying on British troops on Long Island, his last words, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."


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Breakthrough Junior Challenge Video contest for students 13-18

  • Good at explaining science or math?
  • Want a chance to win a $250,000 scholarship?


We’re proud to support the Breakthrough Junior Challenge video contest again this year. To qualify, create a short (under three minutes) video explaining a challenging concept in physics, mathematics, or the life sciences in an engaging, illuminating, and creative way. If you win, you’ll receive the college scholarship, your teacher will receive a $50,000 prize, and your school will get a new $100,000 science lab!


Learn more and register today


Anyone ages 13 through 18 is eligible. The winner will also be invited to an awards ceremony where the prize will be presented in front of superstars of science, Silicon Valley, and Hollywood.


P.S. The deadline for submission is October 1, 2017. Learn more and register today.

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4th & 5th Grade Students Art Contest Opportunity

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Color of Justice 2017

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ANCHORAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Superintendent: Dr. Deena Bishop (742-4312)

Board President: Tam Agosti-Gisler‌‌ (742-1101 ext. 4)

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