Today is National Speech Language Pathologist Day, a day to recognize our AMAZING pathologists and their role in our student's education! SLPs - Changing the WORLD one WORD at a time! We are grateful for YOU!
MARCH IS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH! We celebrate the contributions and achievements of some of the AMAZING women who have served Fayetteville Public Schools! Louise Bell, principal of FHS when the school was voluntarily integrated in 1954. Feriba McNair, former teacher, coach, and longtime school board member. She also started the FHS Girls Golf program. Dr. Mitzi Kuroda, FHS alumna and Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School.
The Woodland Junior High Quiz Bowl team won first place in the AR Governor's Quiz Bowl Association state tournament held Saturday at Lake Hamilton School District. The team is coached by Patricia Dennis-McClung. Sumedh Kalyankar was the high point winner for the tournament. Ramay Junior High Quiz Bowl team won third place in the tournament and is coached by Larry Schirling. Congrats to all!
Staff Spotlight! Meet Mrs. Betty Metcalf, a paraprofessional at Butterfield Trail Elementary for 27 years. Mrs. Betty enjoys building relationships with students, finding out what they are most interested in, and then figuring out how to serve them best. She loves discovering students' talents because everyone has a gift, they just have to find it. Mrs. Betty also has a passion for gardening! She works tirelessly in the Butterfield school garden with students growing many types of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and plants! Thank you, Mrs. Betty!
The Fayetteville Parent Teacher Cooperative organized a lunch today to celebrate our bus drivers on School Transportation Appreciation Day! Thank you to the FPTC for the celebration! Thanks also to JJ’s Grill for the food and McAlister’s Deli for the tea!
Congratulations to the 2022 FHS Color’s Day Court!💜 Queen Trusha Liyanage, Maid of Honor Rebecca Jane Brennan, First Maid Grace Pomeroy, Second Maid Kelsey Urban, Third Maid Elizabeth Gunderman! @granolaphotographystudio
Holt Middle School recently unveiled their Outdoor Volleyball court with a GRAND OPENING! The project is a joint-use partnership between the Boys and Girls Club and the Holt PTO. Members of the State Champion FHS Volleyball team joined Holt students as they enjoyed playing on the new all-weather surface.
The FHS Sports Broadcasting class led by Mr. John Gossett brings Bulldog sports to the world. Check out this FPS Story detailing their award-winning program. https://youtu.be/zK-BU8PPYCY
ALLPS School of Innovation held its Black History Month Kickoff on Monday, January 31 with a student assembly to announce the schedule for February. DJ Derrick then provided the music for dancing and learning some new steps, and Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert joined the ALLPS students and staff in dancing.
Fayetteville is hosting the 2022 Walmart UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships and welcoming the world to Northwest Arkansas! Students from Fayetteville Public Schools had the exciting opportunity to participate in a parade of nations to kick off the event! Watch the parade on youtube! https://youtu.be/evL0e5WhxZM
Progress in process! Associate Superintendent Dr. Megan Duncan leads the team managing over 30 construction projects throughout the district. You can see the impact on each and every school campus. #oneFPS
We're wrapping up an outstanding semester at Fayetteville Public Schools! Here's a look at some of the great things happening in our schools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noL5LCWGsgI
Members of the Fayetteville Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert served breakfast for members of the Transportation Department to show their appreciation for their outstanding work this semester in spite of a bus driver shortage. Thank you for your unwavering service to our students and their families!
Congratulations to the @FayettevilleHS Theatre Department and Thespian Troupe 717 for receiving the highest rating of Superior at the Arkansas One Act Festival! They have been asked to showcase their performance at the Arkansas State Thespian Festival in February! This is the equivalent to a State Championship! Go Drama Dawgs!
Great things are always happening in Fayetteville Public Schools! Check out "The Latest" video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z77XnXONLoY
Come join the award-winning Fayetteville Dance Team for an instructional dance clinic and prepare for a performance during one of the Fayetteville Football Games. Your son or daughter will build lasting relationships with a Fayetteville athlete along with building their skill in dance. We are excited to share this special moment with your child! Fayetteville Strong...One FPS. https://tinyurl.com/2jzefwfa
Submitting the Meal Benefits Application has many BENEFITS! To find the application, visit http://district.fayar.net/o/fps/page/child-nutrition--97. There you will find the application AND videos on how to complete the application if you need a little help! APPLY TODAY!
Be part of Our Team! CHOPHERS NEEDED Fayetteville Public Schools are needing drivers for our daily routes to help and serve our students and their families. Fayetteville Public Schools will cover the cost to get your CDL driver's license and training, drug test and first aid training (First AID) and DOT Physico. Questions? Call Department of Transportation at (479) 444-3095 or visit website: Job Opportunities: https://bit.ly/2VTwrHk
Welcoming Week NWA brings together NWA Leadership Pledge supporters and the broader community to build strong connections and affirm the importance of welcoming and inclusive places in achieving collective prosperity. Please visit https://engagenwa.org/welcoming-week-nwa/ to see a list of activities! #BelongingBeginsWithUS #WelcomingWeekNWA
Our newest video, "Focus on the Future: Progress Report," focuses on the construction and renovation that is taking place all across our district. We're very grateful to Fayetteville voters for overwhelmingly approving the restructuring of bonds in February of 2020 that resulted in $114 million for these projects. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nrS6sYaiAo