Fridley High School Newsletter

OCTOBER 2022

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

October 6th - Re-take Picture Day 7:30am-1:00pm

October 8th - FHS Homecoming Dance

October 10th-14th - Homecoming Week

October 18th & 19th - FHS Fall Conferences 4:00pm-7:00pm (Oct. 18th) & 7:15am-11:15am (Oct. 19th)

October 19th-21st - NO SCHOOL (MEA Break)

PICTURE RE-TAKE DAY IS OCTOBER 6TH!

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How to order pictures:

  • Families should go to mylifetouch.com.
    • Enter the student's Portrait ID and Access code, which can be found on the top left of the Lifetouch envelope under student's name if they took pictures in September. Students should have received this yesterday in Advisory. If they can't find this, or do not have it but took their picture last month, guardians will need to create an account and use their student's ID number to look up the picture.
    • If families are ordering pictures that will be taken this Thursday 10/6, they can do so at the website above by entering Event ID EVT88RBHQ.

HOMECOMING WEEK - OCTOBER 8TH-14TH!

Please read below for the calendar of events during homecoming week!


SATURDAY 10/8 - Homecoming Dance in FHS Cafeteria from 7-10pm

MONDAY 10/10 - Comfy Day

TUESDAY 10/11 - Dynamic Duo Day

WEDNESDAY 10/12 - Sports Day

THURSDAY 10/13 - Class T-Shirt Day

FRIDAY 10/14 - Fridley Spirit Day, Homecoming Pepfest, Volleyball game at 4pm, and Football Game at 6pm

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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.

Activities Newsletter

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

FALL CONFERENCES - OCT. 18TH & 19TH

Come join us for fall conferences! We have two opportunities to meet with teachers and support staff at Fridley High School:


  • October 18th from 4pm-7pm
  • October 19th, from 7:15am-11:15am
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FAFSA Completion Events at FHS (during Fall Conferences Dates)

Parents or Guardians of 12th Grade students: Fridley High School and the Get Ready Program will be hosting FAFSA Completion Events on Tuesday, October 18th from 4-7PM and Wednesday, October 19th from 7:15-11:15AM in the high school media center. This is a free opportunity for you to complete your student's 2023-2024 FAFSA. If you are interested in attending, please bring the following required documents and information to the FAFSA Completion Events:


  • 2021 Tax Forms (1040 tax forms)

  • Social security numbers, birthdates, and personal emails of Parents/Guardians and 12th Grade student

  • 2021 W-2 Forms for parents and student (if student completed taxes in 2021)

  • Estimate of current amount in savings, checking, and cash.


If you would like to attend one of these FAFSA Completion Events or you have questions, please contact Matt Kiefer at kiefer@isd14.org or 763-502-5790.

MHS Induction Ceremony

Fridley’s Minnesota Honor Society will have its induction ceremony for new members on Wednesday, October 26th at 7:00pm in the high school auditorium.


All juniors and seniors who meet the GPA requirement of 3.4 or above were invited to apply for membership. All applications were reviewed by a faculty reviewal committee based on students' community involvement for the 4 pillars of MHS: Leadership, Scholarship, Service and Character.


Fridley’s Minnesota Honor Society members take part in a variety of volunteer opportunities within the school and the Fridley community. MHS will host its first American Red Cross Blood Drive this fall on Friday, November 18th!

FHS Art Club is starting in October!

Our first meeting will be on Wednesday 10/5 during the second half of One Lunch when we will choose a day of the week to meet after school. Any students interested in being a part of Art Club at any time this year should come 10/5, but if they miss this first meeting students can check the Google Classroom for information or email Ms. Hoiseth at hoiseth@isd14.org or Ms. Hasbrouck at hasbrouck@isd14.org. Our Google Classroom code is c42nfis.
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Congratulations to 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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Yearbook Orders!

Attention FHS Students and Families:


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


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

IS YOUR CHILD TOO SICK FOR SCHOOL?

Please read the document below Fridley School District's policy on illnesses.

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

Please read the document below for our updated practices for maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment in Fridley Public Schools for the 2022-2023 school year.

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

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 Newsletter & Updates

Click this link to learn more about the our Nutritional Services program for all students, barcodes for breakfast/lunches, monthly menus, and more.

IMPORTANT: COMPLETION OF APPLICATION FOR EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS

The school district will be mailing households an Application for Educational Benefits in mid-August. If you do not receive one, they are available on the District Website at https://www.fridleyschools.org/about-us/departments/nutritional-services/meal-applications , can be completed online here (be sure to have your Parent Portal username and password), by contacting Kathy Backstrom at 763-502-5021, or your School Main Office. An Application for Educational Benefits must be completed every year. If you received free/reduced priced meals last year a new application must be completed for the 2022-23 year. If your income has changed due to job loss or change, please complete an application. These applications also help the district receive additional funding for support staff and teachers. As a household, you may also be eligible for discounted internet services and reduced metro transit fares. When completing the application, please include all people living in the household including infants or young children, college students, and older adults who may be living with you.

MEAL APPLICATIONS:

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

Transportation Request

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 for the first day of school.

  • Student who have requested transportation and are eligible will receive their bus schedule at student open house.
  • There are no stops added to routes after August 19th. We can only add students to existing stops.
  • Any new stop changes needed from August 19-Sept 9th will start Wednesday, September 21st. Parents will have to transport until notified by email of the change and bus schedule.
  • Request for changes made September 10th - 16th will be implemented on Wednesday, September 28th. Parents will have to transport until notified by email of the change and schedule.
  • New stop requested from Sept 10th - 16th will be implemented October 5th. Parents will have to transport until notified by email of the change and updated schedule.


FRIDLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT

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

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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