This is Week # 14 at FWSU

Target 1 – Proficiency-Based Personalized Learning. FWSU students and staff design and engage in proficiency-based personalized learning that integrates collaborative inquiry, problem solving, and creativity.

Target 2 – Leadership. FWSU students and staff lead innovative, personalized learning opportunities, both locally and globally.

Target 3 – Flexible Learning Environments. FWSU maximizes flexible learning environments by redefining the school day, promoting learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, and fostering creativity, innovation, and personalized learning opportunities for all.

Target 4 – Engaged Community Partners. FWSU staff and students engage in authentic learning opportunities with local, regional, state, and global partners to make a difference in their community, state, and world.

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A full days agenda. Fro, 9:45-10:25 students in this class will be communicating with their partner class in South Korea. Just a typical day in a typical week in FWSU.

The school year is an amazing thing. The year begins in the warm and beautiful fall with the joy and excitement of new beginnings. As the days grow darker and colder, schools take on a different look and feel. The newness of the year has worn off and the serious learning is in full bloom.

This is Week # 14 at FWSU. What makes it different from the others? What makes it special? Take a peek at the pictures below to see a typical day in a typical week.

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Preparing for District Music try-outs. The Oboe is not an easy instrument to master, but it sure sounded that way.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mendela

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Days can get busy for our administrators, sometimes the best time to catch up is in the halls between classes..

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Nothing better than finding that “just right book” on a rainy morning.

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey

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Engaging students math curiosity using Dream Box Learning.

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Friction experiment.

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle 

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Breakfast break is a mid morning tradition at BFA HS.

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Physical Education is an essential component of our students school programs.

“The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcom Forbes

What do a million popcorn kernels look like? How about one hundred thousand as a starting point.

What do a million popcorn kernels look like? How about one hundred thousand as a starting point.

A preschoolers play is their education.

A preschoolers play is their education.

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

"Math is like a game!"

“This math is like a game!”

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Students communicating with their partner classroom half a world away! Intercultural competence (and friendship) is the learning objective.

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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Students led parent conferences are now part of the new normal at FWSU middle schools and high school.

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