As part of a year-long project-based learning unit, students have been exploring issues that impact our town and region. Working independently and in groups, they were able to meet, virtually, with a group of local partners to learn more about how these organizations support our community and work to address critical issues such as food … Continue reading GEMS Students Make Community Connections to Global Issues
Fletcher Falcons Soar!
Fletcher Falcons soared this year! Fifth and sixth graders attended Starbase this February. Students were on the airbase, in South Burlington, as part of this exciting five-day program. Starbase is an affiliate of the U.S. Department of Defense. Fletcher fifth and sixth graders spent about 25 hours in the Starbase facility and the instructors also … Continue reading Fletcher Falcons Soar!
Bernie Sanders State of the Union Essay Contest
Pictured: Samantha Haselman Senior Samantha Haselman was named a finalist in the Bernie Sanders State of the Union essay contest. Each year students are asked to write about the major issues facing our country. Haselman wrote about the impact of the opioid crisis’ on Vermont citizens and offered suggestions to help navigate addiction. Her piece … Continue reading Bernie Sanders State of the Union Essay Contest
Feedback and Suggestion Requested for the Use of Grant Funds
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
Sugaring season is upon us
Sugaring season is upon us and nowhere is that more celebrated than in Fletcher! Friday, March 4th we enjoyed our “Sugar on Snow” tradition. Local families answered the call for maple syrup donations with the Gillllan’s and Mauck’s sharing some of their finest! Genuine Foods, our food service company, worked hard to support this special … Continue reading Sugaring season is upon us
A picture is worth a thousand words
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
Winter Olympics at Georgia Elementary
2022 Georgia Elementary Winter Olympics
WYETH HADDOCK SELECTED AS VSADA and NIAAA TOP SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
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
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