October 13, 2017
Working together with families in a partnership of teachers, staff and community members to provide an individualized learning environment that fosters high achievement in core and elective areas; preparing students for life-long success.
School Picture Day
When: Thursday, October 19th 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: In the lobby of Crosspoint Community Church
What: School Headshots
Includes 3 full resolution digital files of each student.
Cost: 1 student: 25.00
2 student: 35.00
3 student: 45.00
4 or more in same family 50.00 flat rate
Cash or check due at the time of the session.
Picture files of all students will be located in one FPCS private gallery link.
Parents and family are free to download the full resolution files of each student and or order prints at wholesale cost direct from the gallery. The Gallery link will be found in our Tidbits newsletter when they are ready to view.
Walking to School Safety Tips
Interested in finding out more about Student Government at FPCS?
Contact Advisor Teresa Kress with any questions at: Kress_Teresa@asdk12.org
"What if Alaska Was Still Owned by Russia?"
The Anchorage School District has created an incredible resource with K-12 lessons plans you can use in your Social Studies, Language Arts, and Math classes.
Attached is a short list of activities that you can find online at https://goo.gl/yNVgui.
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE FLU
Family Partnership students have been invited to take part in a free multi-day FLU CLINIC at GOLDENVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL. Siblings from other schools are welcome.
Dates & Times
- Wednesday - October 25: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
- Thursday - October 26: 12:00 - 3:00 PM and 4:00 - 7:00 PM.
- Contact the FPCS Office: 742-3700
- Contact our school nurse (Kathy Bell): 742-8201
Reflection & Response
- Provide opportunity for students to respond and reflect on day’s learning. Helps you to know where they stand for planning next lessons. Increases memory retention for students.
- Keep a stack of blank index cards on hand to give to students at the end of class. Have students respond on the card to something from the day’s lesson.
- Draw a sketch that demonstrates _______________ (a key concept from that day’s lesson)
- What one thing from today’s lesson would you like to know more about?
- What one thing from today’s lesson did you find most interesting?
- Ask a question from the day’s lesson content.
- Ask a question that requires higher-level thinking or connections to “real-life”:
- Which of the generals leading this battle showed the most bravery? Why?
- How would this math skill would be used in science? in cooking? in construction?
- Which of these people/ideas/concepts/events is the most important/useful/worth remembering? Why?
October 8, 1871 - The Great Fire of Chicago erupted. According to legend, it started when Mrs. O'Leary's cow kicked over a lantern in her barn on DeKoven Street. Over 300 persons were killed and 90,000 were left homeless as the fire leveled 3.5 square miles, destroying 17,450 buildings. Financial losses totaled over $200 million.
October 14, 1947 - U.S. Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager became the first man to break the sound barrier, flying in a rocket-powered research aircraft.
2018 BP Alaska Principal’s Scholarship
BP partners with the APF to award 20 graduating seniors across Alaska each with a one-time, $5,000 scholarship. Any high school Principal in Alaska may nominate one graduating senior from their school. Last year one of Family Partnership's graduating seniors was the recipient of this prestigious award.
All BP APF scholarship recipients are automatically qualified for review for our Commissioner’s Scholarship. Out of the 20 participants, the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Commissioner will select a nominee to receive an additional $10,000.00 towards their college education.
The deadline to submit your application materials to Principal Carroll is January 12, 2018.
Follow this link for more information: http://www.alaskaprincipal.org/scholarships/bp/
Women in Aviation
In partnership with Women in Aviation International and the Medallion Foundation we are proud to offer young women the opportunity to learn about the many career paths available in the aviation industry.
- Q&A with industry professionals
- Facility tours
- Flight simulator
- Door prizes and giveaways
- Employment information: Pilots, Aviation Maintenance, Avionics Technicians, Flight Dispatchers, Customer Service Agents, Ramp Agents and Flight Attendants
October 22, 2017 from 11AM to 2PM
4500 West 50th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99502
Please Note: Attendees are responsible for their own transportation.
Have Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
4th & 5th Grade Students Art Contest Opportunity
ANCHORAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Board President: Tam Agosti-Gisler (742-1101 ext. 4)
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