Check it out! The Fayetteville Chamber is Commerce is hosting a virtual forum for the upcoming School Board Elections! Huge thank you to our sponsors: AT&T, Black Hills Energy, and Ozarks Electric and Ozarks Go! Can't tune in? We will be uploading the forum to our youtube channel for those that miss the conversation. Zoom like found here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84889626437
Read about our very own Joseph Weishaar in NWA Online https://bit.ly/2Rsrx1p. Arkansan-designed memorial to WWI vets opening in D.C. CONGRATULATIONS!
Due to the winter weather, road conditions, and power outages, Fayetteville Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, February 18, and Friday, February 19 for snow days (no virtual learning). All buildings will be closed, and all activities are canceled. In order to meet the state requirement for 178 student contact days, the school year will now be extended through Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
Due to inclement weather, all Fayetteville Public Schools campuses will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 10. All students will participate in asynchronous virtual learning tomorrow, completing their assignments for the day at their own pace and not participating in online meetings.
Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert received his second COVID-19 vaccination yesterday, and he’s feeling great today! Please get your vaccinations when you get the chance!
Exciting news! Fayetteville Public Schools is looking for two school nurses to join our team! Registered Nurses with an Arkansas license and current CPR certificate, please apply online at https://district.fayar.net/o/fps/page/human-resources--246. Please email Melissa Thomas, Director of Health Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
At the Fayetteville Board of Education meeting Thursday afternoon, Owl Creek School sixth grade student Scout Jennings received a Recognition of Outstanding Achievement Award for placing first in the 2021 Walmart Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Essay Contest.
Fayetteville teachers Allison Bolin and Amy Coulter got their COVID-19 vaccines last week. Allison told us she's doing her part to stop the spread of the virus, while Amy got hers to set an example for her students. #gotmyshot #covidvaccine
Dr. Steven Weber, our Associate Superintendent for Teaching & Learning, joins podcast host Judith W. Umlas to discuss how the Power of Acknowledgment and Grateful Leadership are a more necessary part of education today than ever before. https://bit.ly/36kq1mF
Michelle Phillips is one of the Fayetteville teachers who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine this week. Michelle told us she's getting the vaccine for her mom who she hasn't seen since July! Who will you get your shot for? #whyvaccinate #gotmyshot #thisisourshot #covidvaccine
Special thanks to Medical Arts Pharmacy and Medical Supply and Washington Regional for the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination clinics for our staff members! We are happily rolling up our sleeves to receive our vaccinations and help defeat this terrible virus. THANK YOU!!
If you are considering Fayetteville Virtual Academy for your child for the 2021-22 school year, FVA will hold parent meetings nights via Zoom at 6 p.m. on February 16, March 16, and April 12. More information will be coming soon here and at the FVA website: https://district.fayar.net/o/fva
Our superintendent, Dr. John L Colbert, received his first COVID-19 vaccination yesterday. "It was very painless, and I had no side effects," said Dr. Colbert. "I encourage all of my friends to please go and get your shot. We need to protect ourselves from this deadly virus."
Fayetteville Public Schools Child Nutrition will offer free meal packs during the winter break, which is from December 21 through January 1. The five-day meal packs (five breakfasts and five lunches) will be available for pick up on Tuesday, December 22 and Tuesday, December 29. More information here: http://district.fayar.net/article/369794?org=fps
Fayetteville Public Schools will be open tomorrow, Tuesday, December 15, and school buses will run their normal routes.
Fayetteville Public Schools will pivot to virtual learning on Monday, December 14 due to inclement weather and road conditions. All school buildings will be closed, and students will utilize online learning.
Please take a moment to view an important video message for our Fayetteville Public School families from Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVuYYZnsDAw
In lieu of our Winter Concert season, FHS Choirs are releasing a recording in mid December and offering a full digital album for purchase! Your purchase of the digital album will include: songs featuring all choirs, a wide variety of music, and a specialized embroidered mask! Masks are 3 layer, 100% cotton with nose wire, filter pocket and filter included. They are made by local artists and are of limited quantity! Funds raised will help us with the cost of sanitization equipment, choir gear, and yearly fees. Purchase your tickets for your album and or mask on Givebutter THEN FILL OUT this Google Order Form https://bit.ly/35WF0Dy to choose your mask preferences and e-mail where your album link(s) will be sent.
Great things are happening every day in our schools, especially in 2020! Our teachers and students have adapted to the changes put in place to protect health and safety, and teaching and learning are still the focus of every school day. Check out "The Latest" video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9dOouFbKZM
Thank you to Sheep Dog Impact Assistance for donating 1,127 face masks to our schools!!