Freedom Park Faculty and Staff Newsletter - May 7th

First Annual Fun Run - May 5th - 17th

PARENTS! To give your child the best educational experience possible, we’re excited to raise funds for Freedom Park School! And we’re hosting a Fun Run to make that happen. Family and friends anywhere in the world can support our school by giving pledges toward the number of laps your student will run on the day of the Fun Run on May 17th .

Our 2-week Fun Run program kicks off on May 8th . Plus, leading up to the Fun Run, students will learn how to make a difference in their world through an unbelievable character theme, Backyard Box Office. HELP Freedom Park School IN 4 STEPS!

1. Register on FUNRUN.COM on May 8th .

2. Connect to sponsors—friends and family who can donate to help our school.

3. Cheer on your child! (Come to the Fun Run on May 17th)

4. Collect! Pledge money is due one week after the run. Checks are payable to the school.

Library Books Due!

Your students library books are now due. Please make sure you give them the opportunity to turn in overdue books and to pay fines.

PTA Rocks!

This weekend Freedom Park's PTA attended the Richmond County Council of PTA's annual EOY meeting. The team and Freedom Park School won several awards.

1. Melissa Gracia was appointed as the Secretary/Treasurer for the District 8 PTA

2. Freedom Park - 1st Place Best Idea for Juvenile Diabetes

3. 2nd Place Mary Archer Award - Ms. Susan Hughes

4. Dr. Singh - 1st Place Outstanding Principal Award

5. 1st Place Outstanding Educator Award - Ms. Sandra Owens

6. 1st Place Male Involvement Award

7. 100% Faculty and Staff Participation/Membership Award

8. Freedom Park - District 8 Oak Tree Award

Summer Professional Development

Please register for your summer professional development. There are various dates and times depending on your content area. Please follow the link to register:

Freedom Park Leadership Team Training Institute - July 18th - 19th

Where: RCSS Transportation Conference Center

If you are on the leadership team, please register below. If you have changed grade levels, please wait until we discuss team leads.

Directions on how to register:

- Access this link and log in:

- Click on “Browse Current Course”.

- Type “Summer” in the course title.

- Make sure to click on “Summer Leadership Team Training Institute (July 18-July 19)” Note: There are two training listed. Make sure you register for the July 18-19th

- Click “Register” in the bottom right.

Please encourage all registrants to register by June 2, 2017.

Summer Leadership

Monday, July 24th, 8am to Wednesday, July 26th, 4pm