This month, third grade students at Fletcher Elementary School took the SBAC test for the first time! While this test can induce some anxiety and worries for some, all of our students approached this experience with grit and perseverance. The SBAC test consists of four separate tests, a math and literacy computer adaptive test, as … Continue reading Fletcher 3rd Graders take the SBAC Test
After a two-year Covid hiatus, the Vermont All State Music Festival was back in full swing this year. Put on by the Vermont Music Educators Association and hosted this year by Colchester High School, this three-day festival brings together the best high school musicians the state has to offer, from Rutland to Newport. Auditions are … Continue reading Vermont All State Music Festival Returns!
For the school year 2022-2023, the Georgia Elementary and Middle School will be implementing a new administrative approach with the goal of unifying the school. By physical design, the school is set up as two buildings, but the new team's mission is to bring the schools together as one PK-8 school. The resources in each … Continue reading Georgia Administrative Team 22-23
On March 17, 2020, our experience at BFA Fairfax and in our greater world changed. Little did we know that the duration and magnitude of our pandemic-altered world would extend for so long, and impact our lives even to this day. As I reflect on the time that has passed since that March day, one … Continue reading WE ARE BFA FAIRFAX!
On Tuesday, May 3rd, for the first time since the COVID-19 Pandemic began, our elementary school community came together to participate in a school assembly. It seems like a rather small development, but it marks another positive step forward as we continue to emerge from the health and safety restrictions that have been required over … Continue reading Puppets in Education
The 7th and 8th grade Spanish class at Georgia took its first field trip since before COVID and had a blast! Students toured the VT Tortilla Company with the owner Azur Moulaert. A forestry engineer turned entrepreneur, Mr. Moulaert was born in Belgium, grew up in Costa Rica, speaks three languages, and gave a tour … Continue reading GEMS 7th & 8th Grade Spanish Class Field Trip
Learning can be most powerful when it is driven by the learner. The personal growth that is experienced through self-directed learning expands confidence, skills, and executive functioning capacities. At FWSU our high school students explore learner-driven learning both within and outside of our classrooms, with many seeking additional experiential environments called flexible pathways. Flexible pathways … Continue reading Highlighting Our Students in Flexible Pathways!
We read books every day. We love it when Mr. Tague visits with us. Sometimes he even stays to read with us. Thanks for reading books to us Mr. Tague! Everyday we play during Explorer Time. After reading Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, we did an alphabet sort in water beads. We play fire station! Maybe … Continue reading Fletcher Elementary School Preschool