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Upcoming Events
1/30/2015
- 7/8 grade dance
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2/2/2015
2/3/2015
2/6/2015
2/9/2015
 
FWSU NEWS
SAVE THE DATE! BFA School Budget Presentation
RESOURCES FOR SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES
Interested in serving on your local school board? Town Meeting Day is coming and the deadline to petition to have your name added to the ballot is usually late January in most towns. To learn more, see candidates video as well as a 30 second public service announcement and a 60 second public service announcement provided by the VT School Board Association.
FWSU NAMED APPLE DISTINGUISHED PROGRAM
   
Franklin West Supervisory Union is pleased to announce its recent recognition as a 2014-2016 Apple Distinguished Program. The Apple Distinguished Program designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence, and demonstrate a clear vision of exemplary learning environments. FWSU began implementing a 1:1 iPad program three years ago. The program now includes all students in grades 5/6 through 12 across three member schools including BFA Fairfax, Fletcher Elementary, and Georgia Elementary Middle School.

“I’m excited for all of our schools to receive this recognition from Apple.  Over the past three years, FWSU has gained incredible momentum in realizing its four goals: student-centered learning, student leadership, community engagement, and flexible learning environments.  The 1:1 iPad implementation has developed unparalleled customized learning opportunities for our students,” states Superintendent Ned Kirsch.  “The selection of FWSU as an Apple Distinguished School highlights our rising success.  We are designing innovative and compelling learning environments that engage students in the digital age."

Read the full press release here.
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
RUN FOR SCHOOL BOARD!
High School Planning Night & Course Fair Thursday, March 5, 2015
Supplemental Educational Services
Please click the link to access information pertaining to Supplemental Educational Services:
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Texting and Driving PSA
For your viewing p​leasure Ms. Welch and some of her students have provided us with a Public Service Announcement!
Click the Link!
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Lost and Found
if you are missing anything you can always check in the main office lost and and found. After a month, anything here will be going to GoodWill or Planet aid. 
Vermont Department of Health EBOLA Information
Please click the link below to see official information from the Vermont Department of Health pertaining to the EBOLA Virus

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Secretary of Education Holcombe's Letter to Parents/Caregivers on Vt's Commitment to Continuous Improvement
BFA Fairfax Essential Expectation Self Assessment for high school students
Bellows Free Academy iPad Resources

iPad Resources:

Click here to access the
     HS iPad Presentation (YouTube)

     iPad Procedures & Information Guide (iBook Format)
     iPad Procedures & Information Guide (PDF Format)


 Worth Avenue Group offers an insurance discount for all BFA issued devices.
     Worth Avenue Group Insurance Portal
     Worth Avenue Group Claims Portal
     Worth Avenue Group General Information