Week of November 6 - 10, 2023
Freeman Frolic - Weekly Student and Family Newsletter
Ways to Support Your Student From Home
1. Talk to your child about school
You can discuss the best part of their day. Ask them what types of assignments their teachers gave them today. Ask them what Encore they went to and what they did in that Encore (art, music, PE, ABL, STEM). Avoid yes/no questions. Ask open ended questions that encourage your child to give more details.
2. Remind students how they can get help
If a student needs help with academics, then let them know to talk to their teacher. Good times to do this are first thing in the morning as students are finishing breakfast in the classroom. Another good time to talk is during recess while teachers are monitoring their classes.
If a student needs help with friendship or personal issues, we have so much support on campus. First, they can ALWAYS go to their teacher. The teacher, if needed, can get more support from our counslor, social worker, nurse, or even another teacher or staff member the child seems to have a good relationship with.
3. Talk with students about being flexible
Most days, we follow the same routine through the class schedule. Sometimes, though, things change. It might be picture day and a class gets interrupted with going to get pictures taken. This week, we have election day, and our school is a polling place. The gym will be off-limits to our classes. The day might be a little different. Being flexible or being able to "go with the flow" and keep a positive attitude is a great skill.
School Hours and Procedures
School Doors Open at 7:15am
School Starts at 7:40am
School is dismissed at 2:35pm
To check in a student in the mornings if they arrive after 7:40, an ADULT must walk them in, sign them in to the computer, print a sticker for them to take to class. This is time consuming! It's easier to just be on time.
To check a student out early, you must arrive before 2pm. You HAVE TO HAVE A STATE-ISSUED ID to check out a student early, and you must be listed as someone who can check out the student.
If you have a transportation change for you child, you MUST call/email this in before 2pm. The school phone number is (910) 251-6011.
Freeman Gym in Use for Polling. Be alert for extra cars and people in the parking lots and at the entrance to the gym from the bus parking lot.
Tuesday, Nov 7, 2023, 07:15 AM
Rachel Freeman School of Engineering, Princess Place Drive, Wilmington, NC, USA
Veteran's Day - No School for Students and Staff
Friday, Nov 10, 2023, 07:15 AM
2601 Princess Place Drive, Wilmington, NC, USA
Podcast of the Week - Smash Boom Best
Adult Dental Clinic
The clinic will take place November 3 and 4 starting at 6 a.m. at the First Baptist Church Activity Center, 1939 Independence Blvd. Patients may park at Independence Mall and bus transportation will be provided to the church.
Dentists and hygienists will be onsite to provide complimentary dental procedures for adults who cannot afford or do not have access to oral health care. Patients will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis.
After examination and x-rays, the patient and dentist will discuss the recommended treatment plan. Offered dental procedures may include cleanings, fillings or extractions.
You can read more here.