Fowler USD #225

August 2019 Newsletter

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The Fowler Model

Fowler School District - Where Education is Experienced - A Gemini School

First Day of School

The first day of school for preschool and elementary students is Tuesday, August 13th.


The first day of school for all 6th graders and any new students in grades 7-12 is also Tuesday, August 13th. This day will be used to orient students to our school curriculum and structure.


The first day of school for returning 7th-12th graders is Wednesday, August 14th.


School hours are 7:55 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday. There is no school on Fridays. The exception to this is fall and winter homecoming. These dates are indicated on the school calendar.


Breakfast is served daily in the cafeteria for K-12 from 7:25-7:45 a.m.

Grab & Go breakfast is served daily in the high school for 6-12 from 8:30-8:50 a.m.

Both options are billed at the regular meal rate that your family qualifies for.


All students should arrive for school by 7:45 a.m. in order to be settled into their classrooms and ready to begin learning at 7:55 a.m.

Back-to-School BBQ

All families are invited to join us for a Back-to-School BBQ on Thursday, August 15th at 5:00. School information will be presented in the auditorium at 6:00. After this general assembly, elementary parents can visit their student's classroom, and secondary parents will receive additional information on Summit Learning and meet their student's mentor.

School Communications

The school app is used to communicate changes in schedules, school closings, and other important announcements and reminders. Please download this app by searching for "Fowler Schools USD 225" in your App Store. Be sure to enable notifications. All school closures and cancellations will be communicated through this app.


This app, as well as our school Facebook feed, both link to the homepage of our school website as well. You can find us at www.usd225.org.


In addition to Facebook, our school also posts on Instagram. We'd love for you to follow us on these social media platforms!


Our school utilizes a Google calendar that you can sync to the calendar on your phone. When events are updated within the school calendar, it will automatically update on your personal calendar. You can also click to view the most current calendar on both our school website and our school app. The link (below) is also included in our newsletter every month.


In addition, a printed monthly calendar will be mailed to patrons this year, beginning with the month of September.

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Mandatory Physicals

The first day of fall athletic practices will be Monday, August 19th. Athletes must have their physical turned in to the school before they can practice. Pick up forms in the high school office. Middle school students will have sports during PE during the first week of school but will be dismissed at 4:00. High school students are invited to attend non-sport specific conditioning during the first week of school.

Booster Club Scrimmage

The Booster Club plans to continue the annual tradition of kicking off the fall Goldbug athletics season with volleyball and football scrimmages and a free hot dog feed on Thursday, August 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the Dome. Come on out to support your Goldbugs!

Thank you!

Thank you to everybody that supported the FHS lunch served at Threshing Days. It was a successful fundraiser for the Washington D.C. trip. Our students are excited, working hard, and looking forward to this wonderful experience in April 2020.

Instrument Display

Senseney Music will set up an instrument display on Wednesday, August 21 after school. Students are welcome to explore various instruments. Instrument purchase and rental is available through Senseney for those who are interested. However, USD 225 will provide instruments free of charge for all students who choose to participate in band. The personal rental or purchase of an instrument is entirely optional.
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August 2019 Breakfast Menu - This institution is an equal opportunity provider

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August 2019 Lunch Menu - This institution is an equal opportunity provider

Recent Activities

Fowler Cheer Teams Showed Spirit

Fowler's Junior High and High School Cheer teams spread a lot of Goldbug spirit in July. The teams began the month by hosting the recreation baseball concession stand and a fireworks stand. They moved into the month by participating in the Threshing Days one mile fun run and annual parade. They finished the month by adding a new experience for both teams by participating in the Dodge City Days parade. Our Goldbug cheer teams have worked hard and did an outstanding job representing our school and spreading some Goldbug spirit.
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CPR & First Aid

27 employees participated in CPR and First Aid training on August 6th.
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Playground Enhancement

Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped pour the cement for the new scooter and tricycle path around the elementary playground. Students are going to love this new option for physical activity!
Online Bill Pay

Our Web Store empowers you to save time, reduces trips to the district office, and eliminates the need to send cash and checks with your statement. Make a quick payment in the evening or during your lunch hour with just a few clicks!