ENSURING SUCCESS FOR ALL STUDENTS
“Families created rain clouds, rainbows and weather sensory bottles together,” said Avelyn Green, early childhood dean, describing family engagement night activities April 18. “As part of our spectacular summer science theme, they also went on a dinosaur dig, made volcanoes and watched colors fizz.”
Natalia Roach, 8, a second-grader at Odyssey Elementary School, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Feb. 9, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. BOE directors honored students from Odyssey Elementary School, Stetson Elementary School, Remington Elementary School, Springs Ranch Elementary School and Falcon Elementary School of Technology.
Bobby Odom, a specific learning disability paraprofessional at Falcon Elementary School of Technology, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Jan. 12, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. When he works with students, Odom, who retired from the Air Force, shows a high level of respect and integrity, according to principal Malinda Keck.
"They shop for their brothers and sisters," said RJ Berry, bus driver, "not even knowing they have anything waiting for them."
Taylor Kurtz, Falcon Fire Department firefighter and District 49 graduate, reads to Falcon Elementary School of Technology students as part of the school’s ‘Community Readers’ program Nov. 3. The program, in its second year, enlists the help of community members in volunteering to read to students as part of the school’s primary reading initiative.
"We enjoy the opportunity to see the artwork from our students across the district," said Gene Hammond, District 49 transportation director. "To see the importance of safety on our buses through the eyes of those we serve reminds us of the important job we do each day."
Falcon Elementary School of Technology second graders presented their weather safety projects May 18.
First-grader Michael Ayre, 6, receives a raffle ticket before watching “Charlotte’s Web” during the final day of the “one school, one book” club April 29 at Falcon Elementary School of Technology.
Kindergarteners Rhyland Moffitt, 7, and Jaylynn Campbell, 5, create a spider habitat April 15 during the annual Hawk Challenge at Falcon Elementary School of Technology in District 49.
The Coordinated School Health team is excited to share celebrations from the 2016-2017 school year. They started many new health initiatives at FESoT this year. Read the success story here for more information (PDF).
Starting May 1, student accounts must be funded to purchase meals. No students will be allowed to charge additional debt to their meal account. While District 49 often affords flexibility for young children in its elementary schools, each school year must end with all accounts current.