Freedom Newsletter

April 26, 2015

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Virtual Summer School & Leadership Camp Deadline Extended Until May 1st!

PARCC End of Year (EOY) Test - CHANGES MADE

Freedom students will take the PARCC EOY test on May 4th, 7th, 11th, 7th 14th. Students will take 4 total tests, 2 math and 2 ELA


It is very important that your student is at school ON TIME on all testing dates.


D100 has assembled some resources for parents and students regarding the PARCC test. Click here to view.


A few reminders for so that students feel ready and confident during the PARCC Tests:


  • Students should get a good night's rest
  • ALL students will be provided with FREE breakfast on PARCC Testing dates
  • Students must CHARGE their laptops/iPads each night
  • Students must have their OWN pair of headphones to use for the test.

Hoops for Heart 3 on 3 Basketball Fundraiser was a SUCCESS!!

Our 3rd Annual Hoops for Heart fundraiser for the American Heart Association - held this past Friday, (Freedom/Heritage combined) was a success!


35 teams participated (over 150 students)

Over 150 spectators watched the action

Over $1500 raised for AHA


Thank you to all of the staff members who worked so hard! Ms. Esser, Ms. Pravda, Mrs. Wilms, Mr. Belcaster, Ms. Tipperreiter, Mr. Miller, Mr. Calkins, Mrs. R, Mrs. Marin, and the wonderful custodial staff! Also thank you to the students and former students who helped out too!

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Changes in State Funding

Your kids need your help!!

We received a notice regarding cuts that will cut funding for our preschool classes, bilingual programs, reading services, and general programs because the state legislature has chosen to make drastic cuts in districts such as ours that rely on state funding. Our district will lose over $400,000 in funds. Please consider writing an email to your representative, Lisa Hernandez to protest this plan. rephernandezstaff@yahoo.com


Sus hijos necesitan su ayuda !!

Hemos recibido una notificación sobre los recortes que reducirán el financiamiento de nuestras clases de preescolar, programas bilingües, servicios de lectura, y programas generales porque la legislatura estatal ha optado por hacer recortes drásticos en distritos como el nuestro, que dependen de la financiación estatal. Nuestro distrito perderá más de $ 400,000 en fondos. Por favor, que no escribe un correo electrónico a su representante, Lisa Hernández para protestar este plan. rephernandezstaff@yahoo.com

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Safe Drop off and Pickup

Just a reminder to parents that students can only be dropped off/picked up at the GREEN locations on this map. We understand that when the weather is colder you don't want your student to be out in the cold, but we cannot have parents picking up students in the bus lane due to safety concerns. Thank you for your cooperation!