Fridley High School Newsletter

NOVEMBER 2022

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

November 7th & 8th - NO SCHOOL for Students (Staff in-service days)

November 24th & 25th - NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving Holiday Break)

December 1st - FHS Parent/Teacher Conferences from 4-8pm. More details to come.

Importance of a charged chromebook!

Please remind your scholar to charge their Chromebook every night.


Expert tip - set it next to the backpack so they can easily put it in their school backpack on the way out the door. Chromebooks are used DAILY in classes. If your child has lost their charger, please contact the school.

Student Support Services Newsletter

Click here for updates on Senior News, ACT testing, PBIS, and meet our new academic dean in the student support services office.

Congratulations new MHS members!

Congratulations to the 33 new MHS inductees into the Fridley High School chapter on October 26th. We are so incredibly proud of you and look forward to seeing your leadership this school year!
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Activities Newsletter

Click this link to learn all about the upcoming news and updates for Winter Sports/Activities.

FHS STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Congratulations to these students for being recognized this month by their teachers for their incredible contributions to the learning environment and school community. These students demonstrate responsibility, respect, and realness in their classes at FHS. Way to go!
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DP Exam Registrations

DP Exam Registrations are due November 11

Students enrolled in DP Courses who wish to take the exams for college credit must sign up by November 11. More information about the exams can be found in this Google Slideshow. The registration form can be found here – please be sure to check with your student first to avoid registering twice. The schedule for the May 2023 DP exams can be found here.


Any questions about exam registrations can be directed to leistikow@isd14.org or call Tim Leistikow at 763-502-5062.

Mental Health Supports

Lee Carlson Center is here to provide mental health support for children and families all year. You can access our supports through our secure telehealth platform or in person. Check out the flyer below for more information.


Lee Carlson provides a variety of mental health services for adults, children, youth, and families.


Call 763.780-3036 to learn more or to schedule an intake appointment, or visit https://leecarlsoncenter.org/.

Thanksgiving Meal Food Baskets

We will have Thanksgiving Food Baskets available for families the week of November 21st that have been donated by Emmanuel Christian Center. There will have typical Thanksgiving based items, along with an additional gift card to purchase your own meat. If you would like to reserve a basket for pick up, please email our school social workers, Kelsey Knutson (kelsey.knutson@fridley.k12.mn.us) or Alecia Sanders (alecia.sanders@fridley.k12.mn.us). These items are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Yearbook Orders!

Attention FHS Students and Families:


Order your 2022-2023 Yearbooks Now! Please click the link below or scan the QR code to the right to order online. If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Drake at drake@isd14.org.


Link to order: https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A04023800

Fridley Drama Presents!

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Fridley Drama is proud to present Disney’s Newsies for it's 2022 Fall Musical on November 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 at 7:00 pm in the District Auditorium.

Disney’s Newsies tells the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When the titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsies expense, Jack rallies the newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what is right. Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the entire family.


Tickets are available online at www.FridleyDrama.org . Prices are $10 for Adults and $5 for Seniors/Students through High School.


Please be aware that our auditorium has stairs throughout the space. If you are mobility challenged, please contact us for best seating options. If you require wheelchair seating or have any special needs, please email us at Tickets@FridleyDrama.org or call 763-502-5631.

CLASS OF 2023 - SENIOR NEWS!

Senior Participation Fee and Survey

Graduation is coming! This year's commencement ceremony will take place on our very own Fridley High School Football Field!

In preparation for the Class of 2023 graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 1st, 2023, Fridley High School is asking parents/guardians of our seniors to complete the following survey. The information you provide in this survey will be very useful to us in our planning. Please complete this form by Friday, December 23th, 2022!

We have started collecting the senior participation fee for any senior wishing to participate in the commencement ceremony. If you are a parent/guardian of a 12th grader and have not paid this fee, please submit your $40.00 graduation fee to Fatima Alnizami in the main office as soon as possible.

Please feel free to reach out to Fatima Alnizami at Fatima.Alnizami@fridley.k12.mn.us or 763-502-5602 with any graduation questions or concerns, or if you are unsure if you paid your scholar's senior participation fee.

submit your senior photo for the yearbook!

2023 Senior All-Night Party Information

Check out this newsletter for more information about the upcoming Senior All-Night Party, including fundraising events, yard signs, and donating opportunities.

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Protecting Student Data at Fridley Public Schools

Fridley Public Schools uses a variety of digital tools to support student learning. Depending upon the particular educational technology being used, our district may need to collect different types of student data, which is then shared with educational technology vendors through their online sites, services, and/or applications. Under Minnesota’s Student Data Privacy Act, educational technology vendors are prohibited from selling or renting a student's information or from engaging in targeted advertising using a student's information. Such vendors may only disclose student data for K-12 school purposes and other limited purposes permitted under the law. This act also requires districts to provide timely notice of the tool used, data collected, and contact information.


Download a spreadsheet that catalogs the full library of evaluated resources. If you have any questions or concerns about any digital resources used by your child, please contact your child’s teacher.

22-23 CHROMEBOOK AGREEMENT FORM

Completion and submission of this form is required for all students prior to checking out a chromebook for usage during the school year.

NUTRITIONAL SERVICES NEWS

Nutritional Services continues to purchase locally grown produce and preparing items from scratch. During November we will be celebrating Native American Month, by serving traditional Wojapi, Three Sisters Salad, Wild Rice Salad and Baked Squash. These Native American sides will be served at different times during the month, please watch the website and Nutritional Services Facebook page for additional information.


Starting November 1st, families will be able to see a monthly pdf version of the menu on the Nutritional Services website. We recognize that some families have been having trouble finding their school's menus on when using their phone. We are continuing to work with our software company to fix the issues. For the most up to date menu and allergy information please continue to use the Titan menus at https://www.fridleyschools.org/about-us/departments/nutritional-services

Breakfast/Lunch Menus

Monthly student menus will be available on the Nutritional Services website at https://www.fridleyschools.org/about-us/departments/nutritional-services.

Bar Codes for Student Meals

Middle and High School students will need to have their bar code card, student id, picture of their bar code or the bar code on the Campus Student App at the cashier station.

Reminder: 22-23 Application for Educational Benefit

This is a reminder that lunches are not free for everyone this school year and we have families that are starting to accrue lunch debit. Please check your students lunch balance via Campus Parent Portal. Money can be added using a credit card at https://fridleymn.infinitecampus.org/campus/portal/parents/fridley.jsp or cash or check can be given at your school's main office. If your student qualifies for free/reduced priced meals, they can receive one breakfast and lunch at no charge. For students bringing a cold lunch that want to purchase a milk, there is a charge of $0.55 for all students including those receiving free/reduced priced meals.


If you have not completed a 2022-23 Application for Educational Benefit Application, please complete to see if you quality for free/reduced priced meals. The application can be completed at any time during the year and can be completed when your income level changes.

MEAL APPLICATIONS:

Apply Online! Click here for ONLINE Application for Free & Reduced Meal Benefits

Transportation

For the 2022-23 school year all students eligible for transportation MUST request by this form: https://www.fridleyschools.org/-us/departments/transportation


If we do not receive a form, your student will not be assigned to a bus. This process is new this year due to the driver shortage. Please submit the form as soon as possible to ensure your student(s) has a bus stop assigned.



FRIDLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT

Phone: 763-502-5151 | Email: transportation@fridley.k12.m

Updated COVID-19 and Illness Safety Protocols for 2022-2023 School Year

Please read the documents below for our updated practices for maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment in Fridley Public Schools for the 2022-2023 school year.
With seasonal flu, RSV, and other respiratory illnesses on the rise, remember to keep your students home when they have a fever of 100 degrees or higher, are throwing up, have diarrhea, or are generally not feeling well. Please teach your kids how and when to wash hands with soap and water, cover their cough, and how and when to use hand sanitizer, to help decrease the spreading of germs.

CAMPUS PARENT PORTAL

Don't want to miss an announcement from us, or want to be alerted if your child is absent from class, as well as stay up to date on their coursework? Complete your Campus Parent Portal account. The Parent Portal is designed specifically for parents, providing school information at your fingertips with real-time access to announcements, attendance, assignments, Transportation, grades (if applicable), schedules and more. Parents can view all children they are assigned as guardian to and that are currently enrolled in Fridley Public Schools, grades PreK 12. Each parent/legal guardian should create their own account for their children.


Click to find out more information and for instructions on creating your account today!

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