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
Fayetteville Bulldog Varsity Football vs. Owasso! Livestream TONIGHT @ 7:30 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYJbjIT3T1w6xgqzBWvWAJQ OR the Fayetteville Bulldog Athletics App!
Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics For students age 12 and up When: Tuesday, August 24 and Tuesday, September 14 Where/Hours: Fayetteville High School: 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Bulldog Arena Ramay Jr. High: 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon in the gymnasium Woodland Jr. High: 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the back gymnasium Students can receive either their first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at these clinics. Please download, print, and sign the consent form at this link: https://tinyurl.com/pzr45ac5. Students must bring it with them to both of the clinics. Students are also required to bring a FERPA form signed by a parent/guardian. It may be found at this link: https://tinyurl.com/2w66jzsx. Parents, please send a copy of your child’s health insurance information card (front and back) to vaccine clinics. Health insurance is NOT required to receive the vaccinations, and there is no charge to families for the vaccine. Thank you for your support of this important work!
We had a great first week of school for the 2021-2022 school year! We hope you enjoy these images from across our district ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCDd8aFkkxo
EVERY student in Fayetteville Public Schools should ✓ CHECK-IN For the 2021-2022 school year. This process includes all students and ALL GRADE LEVELS. The window for completing the online CHECK-IN is August 2 - 7. Please login and confirm your student’s information Parents will receive an email with login information by July 28. If a parent’s email address is not in our system, a letter will be sent to the child’s residence. If you do not receive your child’s login information by July 31, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to check your spam folder, too! NOTE: if you have changed address, you must provide a proof of resident document (copy of a current utility bill or rental agreement) by uploading a picture of the document taken with your phone. WE LOOK FORWARD TO A GREAT YEAR!
FREE FOOD GIVEAWAY! 40,000 lbs. of Tyson products for Fayetteville-area families. Friday, May 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Baum Stadium Parking Lot (15th St. & Razorback Rd). Drive-thru pickup. First come, first served! More information here: https://www.facebook.com/FayettevillePublicSchools/photos/a.83583891099/10159216644391100/
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!
Check out our NEWS feed for live links to the Aspire BELL schedule & everything you need to know!
Please mark your calendars for ACT Aspire testing on April 6th, 7th, and 8th. ALL students are being asked to come to school by 8:25 those three days regardless of their normal schedule. Students will be in small groups of no more than 23 students appropriately spaced in the classroom with all participants wearing masks. Students will need to bring their school-issued CHARGED chromebook and an “allowable” calculator (if they have one). Virtual Families: Virtual students will be grouped separately & remain in one wing of the building unless they have special accommodations. All Virtual Students need to check their chromebooks. Please have your student complete this survey before April 2nd. We are also asking that all VIRTUAL students arrive at Woodland at 8:15 on testing days so we can ensure their technology is working. On April 6th & 8th, your student should be done around 11:30. They can text you when they are finished. On April 7th, our seventh graders will be done around 10:00, but our 8th graders will be screened by the nurse and should be done by 12:00. Parents of 8th grade Virtual students: On Wednesday, April 7 the nurse will screen 8th grade virtual students for vision and hearing immediately following the testing time. The screenings only take a few minutes to complete. Thank you for your cooperation. The approximate pick-up time will be around 12:00 that day, but your student will text you when they are done with testing & their screening. Nurse Kristen Please email email@example.com with any questions or concerns regarding testing. Please remember we are following the state guidelines and must account for all students at Woodland. District Parent Letter.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
Please view this new video update for an important message from Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0iptN2Xdlo&feature=youtu.be
Since we were not able to host our annual Retiree Banquet this year, we have created a Retiree Celebration 2020 video to celebrate those individuals who have retired from their service to Fayetteville Public Schools. The video is posted on Facebook https://bit.ly/30Bj92n and on YouTube https://bit.ly/2UEGZq1. Please reach out to these retirees and thank them for their dedication to FPS!
As always, great things are happening in our schools! Here is the final "The Latest" video for the 2019-20 school year. Check it out! Have a great summer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqM7kgDMNkg&feature=youtu.be
FPS AMI Video Spotlight: Spanish with Andrew Williams. Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZz-ayPNUjQ&feature=youtu.be
During Spring Break, FPS Child Dept. will provide free breakfast & lunch meals at the Owl Creek School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon, - Fri. Breakfast & lunch can be picked up at the same time. Meals are free to anyone 18 and younger. The child must be present to receive a meal.
During the week of Spring Break, March 23 through March 27, 2020, Grab and Go Breakfast and Lunch will be available to any child age 18 and younger at Owl Creek School from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Students must be present to receive a meal. Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd. See you there! 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd.
The FPS Outback food pantry is open DAILY this week from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to provide groceries to families. We normally provide non-perishable food items and frozen meat, but due to recent donations, we are now able to add fresh fruit, lettuce, bread, and eggs to the food boxes. Since next week is Spring Break, we will be giving double boxes on Friday, March 20. The Outback is accessible to families by two different public transit bus routes and is located at 2350 Old Farmington Rd. in Fayetteville on the ALLPS campus.
Click the following link for information about Woodland Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI): https://5il.co/dp9p
The Woodland Math Club had six students who competed in the State MathCounts competition in Little Rock on Saturday. Alejandra and Laura Avila, Albert Lui, Keming Meng, Maddie Mullins, and Annie Xu all competed as individuals. Our team: Albert Lui, Keming Meng, Maddie Mullins, and Annie Xu received the 1st Place Team award, and Keming Meng took 6th Place in the Individual Competition. CONGRATULATIONS!
Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert was inducted into the 2020 Hall of Fame at the 74th Southwestern Regional Convention of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. for his 45 years of Service in developing leaders, promoting brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. Congratulations Dr. Colbert!
You can now schedule your student's CAP Conference using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0c4aabaf22a0f85-2020
This week FPS Child Nutrition celebrates National School Breakfast week with special breakfast menu items and a bike giveaway thanks to @generalmills! Eating school breakfast March 2 - 6 automatically enters you into a drawing to win a bike, helmet, and bike lock. Four winners will be announced on Friday March 6th.
Current 8th Grade Parents Only:This is a reminder to login to pickatime.com/fayettevillehs and schedule your child's CAP Conference to build their schedule for next year. The Pick-A-Time window will close at midnight on Monday, January 27, so please schedule an appointment ASAP.
Students in grades K-8 across Fayetteville Public Schools participated in Computer Science in Education Week by completing an Hour of Code project. https://bit.ly/2RPbOaR
We are so grateful for the kind, patient, and dedicated Fayetteville Police Department officers that work with our school district daily. Our thoughts are with them, the entire department, and their families as they grieve the loss of Officer Stephen Carr.
SCREENAGERS addresses the most pervasive parenting issue of our time head on—depicting teen struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction. Plan to attend this FREE event for parents and students attending FPS middle and junior high schools. Tuesday, December 10 at 6 pm at Owl Creek School. Go to https://bit.ly/2LoTlOn
FVA is accepting student applications for the 2019-2020 school year! Fayetteville Virtual Academy is an open-enrollment school. Students who reside in the Fayetteville Public School District attendance area are eligible to attend FVA. Students who reside in the state of Arkansas but outside the Fayetteville Public School District may apply to enroll in FVA . Apply now at http://fayettevillear.apptegy.us/o/fva Explore...APPLY NOW!
Fayetteville High School Choir invites ye noble Lords and Ladies to: THE FIFTEENTH ANNUAL MADRIGAL FEAST ROYAL RENAISSANCE BANQUET For more information click here: https://bit.ly/2CfLRIH
The second day of the True Lit Festival brought national-award winning author and MacArthur Fellow Gene Luen Yang to the FHS Performing Arts Center to speak to all eighth and ninth-grade students. Mr. Yang also led two writing workshops for select groups of students. Special thanks to the Fayetteville Public Education Foundation and the Fayetteville Public Library for bringing Mr. Yang to speak to our students for the Blair Lecture Series.
The Woodland Football game in Rogers this evening has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
We are still in need of health fair volunteers for Thurs., Oct. 3. Use this link to sign up or contact Nurse Scott at email@example.com if you have any questions. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0e4ea8ab2ba6fa7-woodland2
Fayetteville Police have barricaded Club Drive, off North Gregg Street. If your student rides bus route II and is dropped off at Club Dr. or Village Lake Dr., they will be kept at school this afternoon and will not ride the bus home. Parents can pick up students at school.
All student medications must be picked up or sent home by the end of the school day May 24. Please contact Nurse Scott with questions or to make pick-up arrangements. Medication NOT picked up by then will be disposed of.
You can schedule a CAP conference appointment using the link below. Parent/guardian participation at these conferences is a vital part of the CAP process. Make sure to sign up for your appointment by March 26. http://bit.ly/CAPappointments
Mascot Media will be broadcasting tonight's basketball game on the Woodland and Ramay athletic websites and one the Mascot Media app. Don't miss it! woodlandathletics.com ramayathletics.com
Announcement Correction: The school pep rally will be held Thurs., Feb. 7.
Bulldog Bash is next week! Click the link for more CAP info for current 8th grade students. https://woodland.fayar.net/article/86895?org=wjhs
7th Grade Parents at WJHS: Today your child will be bringing home a Career Action Planning (CAP) Info letter that explains the CAP process, the vital part parents play in the process, and how to schedule at CAP conference. This info is also available at woodland.fayar.net.
Please click the link below for the Semester Finals Testing Schedule that begins Monday. https://5il.co/5ph0
Parents, bus GG is running about 20-30 minutes late this afternoon. Thank you.
Tonight's 7th & 8th grade basketball games at Woodland are cancelled due to inclement weather.
Gather your pocket change! Change Wars starts today! Advisory classes are collecting change and dollar bills today through Friday to raise money for United Way. The advisory class who collects the most will win a prize!
Take dinner off your to-do list tonight and head to Chick-fil-A on N. College from 5-8pm for spirit night. Tell them you're w/Woodland, and we'll receive a portion of the night's sales. The advisory class w/the most participation wins a nugget tray!
Clothing, school, and hygiene supplies are available for any student at Woodland with need. Parents and students are invited to shop our Outreach Closet on the 23rd from 3:45-6:45 p.m. Please contact your student's counselor at 479-444-3067 if you need more information.
Virtual Book Drive: Please consider making a gift to ensure all 7th/8th graders have a copy of The Crossover to keep as part of an upcoming literacy event. Click here for more info: http://www.fayedfoundation.org/crossover/
Don't forget tonight's Open House from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Be sure to bring a copy of your student's schedule! Click here for the Open House schedule: http://5il.co/4jbi
Woodland Open House is scheduled for Thurs., Aug. 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Be sure to bring a copy of your student's schedule! Open House Schedule: http://5il.co/4jbi
Big Volleyball Games tonight at FHS! Woodland vs. Ramay to start the season. 7th Grade A game at 4:30 in the arena and 7th and 8th B game at 4:30 in the Aux gym. 8th grade A game at 5:30 in the Arena. Followed by 9th grade Purple vs. White. Go Cowgirls!
Please join us for Woodland's Open House Thurs., Aug. 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. You'll start in the cafeteria and then follow your student's schedule to meet their teachers and learn more about the curriculum.
We had a great first day today, but I wanted to let you know that busses are running 20-30 minutes late. Thank you.
Welcome back! School starts at 8:25. Open for drop off in front of the school or the gym parking lot at 7:30. We will begin the day in your advisory class. Get a good night’s rest. We will see you in the morning!
Woodland Jr. High Schedule Pick-up is tomorrow, Tuesday, August 7th from 3:00-6:00. This is a drop-in event to get your schedule, find your locker, fill out paperwork, and find out other information such as transportation, PTO, and meals. For more info go to our website.
Woodland Jr. High schedule pick up is Tuesday, August 8th from 3:00-6:00. It is a drop by event to get your schedule, find your locker, fill out paperwork, and find out other information such as transportation and school meals. For more information click here to visit our website at http://woodland.fayar.net/cms/One.aspx?portalId=88357&pageId=15452309
Schedule Pick Up is Tuesday, August 7th from 3:00-6:00