The Frank Church Statesman

October 2020

Principal's Corner

The school year is well underway and it has been a pleasure getting to know the students and hearing of their accomplishments! Our staff has worked hard to provide a range of learning opportunities for all our students. We look forward to seeing students in person starting October 19th.

Important Dates

September 28th-October 2nd

Idaho Virtual College Fair

October 16th

End of 1st Quarter

October 19th

Beginning of In-Person Learning

October 27th

SAT for Seniors

(only seniors will be allowed in the building)

October 29th

PSAT for Juniors

(only juniors will be allowed in the building)

October 29th

Free Flu Shots for Students/Children

In-Person Learning

We will begin in-person learning on October 19th. Students will be divided in half alphabetically for in-person learning days.

Weekly Learning Schedule:
  • Mondays - Virtual Learning
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays - Students with last names starting with A-L will come into the building
  • Wednesdays and Fridays - Students with last names starting with M-Z will come into the building

Students will need to sanitize their hands when entering the building and wear a mask at all times while in the building.

Free Flu Shots for Students and Children

Thursday, Oct. 29th, 10:30am-12:30pm

8051 West Salt Creek Court

Boise, ID

Frank Church is one of many sites and dates. If the location and date are not convenient for you please click on the link below to access all the available locations and times.

Please contact our school nurse, Ms. Varga, if you have any questions.

Parking Information

All students parking vehicles in the FCHS parking lot are required to have a parking permit. Permits are $10.00. Go to the Frank Church Webstore or see Ms. Allen to get your parking pass before you get a ticket

Extended Day Tutoring

Mr. Contreras and Ms. White will be in the Community School every Tuesday and Thursday to help you. You do not need to make an appointment, just show up with your mask and your Chromebook, ring the bell, and get the help you need.

Need to meet with your teacher? You can on Fridays by appointment. Please email your teacher(s) to set up a time. Come to the front door with your mask and Chromebook and ring the bell.


AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a proven college readiness system, established over 35 years ago, that uses research-based strategies and curriculum to help close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. AVID is a school-wide approach to curriculum and rigor that impacts more than 1.2 million students in K-12 and 40 post-secondary institutions.

Trio Program

The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs.

Annual Notification Regarding Public Release of Student Directory Information

The Boise School District complies with federal law (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) as it relates to the release of student directory information to the public. To learn more, log on to and navigate to Parents & Patrons > Parent Information > FERPA Form. Or, you may pick up a FERPA form at your school, or call the Clerk of the Board at 208-854-4123 to obtain a copy of the FERPA form.

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Register NOW for FALL Community Education Classes

Whether you're a parent, student, patron or staff member, you are invited to register NOW for Boise School District's FALL Community Education classes. We are excited to offer you nearly 300 personal enrichment courses, many of them new & affordable lifelong learning classes that are sure to enrich your life! We have classes for all ages! Hurry, courses fill quickly! Enroll online at

FALL Community Education session begins Monday, September 14, 2020 and runs through Thursday, October 22, 2020.

For more than 45 years, Boise School District's Community ED program has served as Boise's first choice for lifelong learning. Continue your journey with us!

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Find out how you can make a real difference in the lives of our students today!