John F. Kennedy Presidental Library, Boston, Massachusetts On March 10 8th grade students in Jennifer Skerrett’s US History class participated in a virtual program with the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. The program, “The Most Powerful and Precious Right”: Ensuring Voting Rights Past and Present was the culmination of a unit on voting rights in … Continue reading BFA 8th Graders learn about the powerful and precious right
Have you ever considered that perhaps your teacher is a scientist? Well, they might not all work in a lab, but they certainly do other things that scientists do. For instance, teachers are always observing. Scientists observe. Teachers observe how students respond to learning, interact with adults and their peers, and observe how students grow … Continue reading My Teacher is a Scientist?
Dear FWSU Community, Today, I’m reaching out with a request for feedback! FWSU has been allocated $2,175,544 in ESSER III grant funds as part of the American Rescue Plan. We have engaged a variety of stakeholders to be able to share some possible investments with these funds. The survey at the bottom of this post … Continue reading Feedback and Suggestion Requested for the Use of Grant Funds
So many great things continue to happen in all of our Franklin West schools this year, but unfortunately due to safety protocols associated with COVID (which continue to loosen up as we approach spring), our community is not able to appreciate them fully. When you walk the halls of Fletcher Elementary, Georgia Elementary and Middle … Continue reading A picture is worth a thousand words
The Fairfax school woods give students a place to be active and observe nature. This past fall, the high school life science classes surveyed the woods in search of squirrel middens (the pinecone waste and storage structures built by red squirrels to keep themselves fed through the winter). A particular hillside caught the students’ attention … Continue reading BFA Woodland Wildlife
WYETH HADDOCK SELECTED AS VSADA and NIAAA TOP SCHOLAR-ATHLETE We are extremely proud to announce that BFA Fairfax Senior Wyeth Haddock has been selected as one of this year’s NIAAA and VSADA scholarship winners. Each year the Vermont State Athletic Directors Association (VSADA), in coordination with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), awards ten … Continue reading WYETH HADDOCK SELECTED AS VSADA and NIAAA TOP SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
3rd & 4th graders at BFA learn about investigation skills!
Music & creativity at BFA Fairfax