New Virtual Gallery to Display Student Artwork

We are very excited to announce a new FWSU Virtual Art Gallery displaying works by  students, which is set to launch October 3rd! The idea was born when a GEMS sixth grader created a moving work commemorating 9/11, which was posted on our Facebook page. The positive feedback and interaction that emerged brought about the realization that a … Continue reading New Virtual Gallery to Display Student Artwork

Student Assembly Focuses on the Power of Youth Advocacy

This week, BFA Fairfax High School students participated in a school-wide assembly with representatives from the Kony 2012 Invisible Children organization. The event, developed by Global English teachers Sara Villenueve and Will Brooks along with Principal Mike Clark, addressed the following Enduring Understanding: Change is possible through Question, Persistence and Advocacy.  The assembly was a continuation of … Continue reading Student Assembly Focuses on the Power of Youth Advocacy

Introducing “George Blue”, Georgia Middle School’s Newest Poet

Meet George Blue. This is a pen name for an 8th grade poet and student at Georgia Middle School who recently created his first eBook. George participated in a three-week poetry writing seminar with his Language Arts teachers Mary Bove and Nan Mildrum. At the end of the seminar, George took some of his poetry … Continue reading Introducing “George Blue”, Georgia Middle School’s Newest Poet

“DO, RE, ME” – New Fletcher Elementary Chorus Takes Shape

Target 3- Flexible Learning Environments FWSU will maximize flexible learning environments by redefining the school day, promoting learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, and fostering creativity, innovation and differentiated opportunities for all. Fletcher Elementary is excited to announce the formal organization of a new school-wide choral group. The group will provide students who enjoy … Continue reading “DO, RE, ME” – New Fletcher Elementary Chorus Takes Shape

Middle Schoolers Embrace Autumn Outdoor Learning

In the life of every school, there special activities and events that become embedded elements in the overall rhythm of our educational communities. These traditions uniquely reflect the interests of a collective group of students and staff. We are also reminded that learning can be fun and filled with joy. At BFA Middle School, students eagerly mark … Continue reading Middle Schoolers Embrace Autumn Outdoor Learning

FWSU Welcomes Digital Learning Specialist Angelique Fairbrother

Great coaches never impact the outcome of a game by sitting behind a desk all day. Great coaches are on the field where the game is being played" - Malachi Pancoast We would like to welcome Angelique Fairbrother to FWSU (@fwsutech) as our new Digital Learning Specialist. Angelique will work directly with each school in our supervisory union to provide … Continue reading FWSU Welcomes Digital Learning Specialist Angelique Fairbrother

Students Use Statistics to Explore College and Career Options

Walk into a Math I Class at BFA Fairfax and you will see students hard at work finishing a project to wrap up their statistics unit. Their research matters to them since it connects statistical  analysis and representation with a real-world investigation. Their assignment?  “Research a variety of colleges around a theme that is important … Continue reading Students Use Statistics to Explore College and Career Options

Virtual High School Offers BFA Students Access to the World

Target 3 – Flexible Learning Environments - FWSU will maximize flexible learning environments by redefining the school day, promoting learning experiences that extend beyond the school classroom, and fostering creativity, innovation, and differentiated learning opportunities for all. Strategies Provide students with access to content, resources, and methods for learning beyond the school day and beyond … Continue reading Virtual High School Offers BFA Students Access to the World