Kindergarten Kickoff Set for April 8

FSSD Kindergarten Kickoff is set for April 8 at all FSSD elementary schools. It is a fun opportunity to drop in anytime between 9:00-3:00 (8:00-2:00 at Poplar Grove) with your future kindergartner to hear more about the school, take a tour, turn in registration materials, and sign up for a screening date. Rising kindergartners must be at least 5 years old on or before August 15 to enroll.

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Students in a classroom sitting in desks reading a book while video images are playing on an interactive board

Providing a strong academic program while also building a community of learners who support and respect each other is difficult. But Freedom Middle School has found a fun and engaging solution to this age-old challenge – a school-wide book study.

Endorsed by the school administrators, the book study is designed by the literacy team, who work with the media specialists to choose the right young adult novel. This year’s selection is The Crossover by Kwame Alexander, a story told in poems

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Six board members sit at table with hands raised for a vote.

The Board of Education voted on November 29 to rescind the mask requirement for students, staff, and visitors. Citing low positive cases in the school and the community, as well as the availability of the vaccine to ages 5 and older, the Board voted unanimously to lift the requirement. Anyone who chooses to wear a mask in the schools or offices is welcome to do so. 

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