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
Online Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-21 school year is now open! Click here for more information on the registration process: https://bit.ly/2R2NIbD
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
Fourth and sixth-grade students in Fayetteville Public Schools got a treat today! They traveled to Fayetteville High School to hear New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka as part of the True Lit Festival sponsored by the Fayetteville Public Library. He spoke to students in the Bulldog Arena and Performing Arts Center and also led a writing workshop.
Rootapalooza is tomorrow! This FREE event is open to all Root families. Come out & enjoy a free meal and lots of fun with our Root School family. Every child who enters the gate will be given 10 free tickets. Extra tickets can be purchased with cash or credit card for $1 each
Come join us on Friday September 13th for our annual Rootapalooza! This is a fun, family event that includes food, yummy treats and lively music. It's a great evening to be a Root Rocket and everything starts at 530pm!!!
We are excited to start the 2019-2020 school year at Root Elementary. Please use the link below to find additional information and important upcoming dates. https://www.smore.com/e2y8j
The Cow Paddy Run will take place Sat. 4/13. The 5K and 1K fun run will be at Gulley Park. The school with the most participants will receive $2,500 to help promote health and wellness and active lifestyles in school. Let's go Root! Sign up online at http://www.cowpaddyrun.com/
Root Spring Book Fair - Mar 11-15. Root Library. Books are gently used & are priced to sell! Paperback $2 & Hardback $3...NO TAX! Hours 7:45am-3:30pm M-Th & 7:45am-2:00pm Fri. Proceeds to help Root Library build a stronger collection for our students. Thank you for your support!
Kindergarten registration for Root is quickly approaching. This registration will take place at our Central Registration office located at 300 S. Ray Avenue in Fayetteville (not at Root school). For additional info, registration requirements, etc. please read https://5il.co/6qkf
It's National School Breakfast Week from March 4-8, 2019. Choose to eat breakfast at school and you're automatically entered into the drawing for a chance to WIN A BIKE! Read more about the contest on this link https://5il.co/6qd6
Is it a COLD or is it the FLU? We all need to know the difference and here is a little document to help educate us on a COLD vs. the FLU. https://5il.co/6atf
Root Parents: Reminder that Session 3 of BLAST Clubs starts next Monday 1/28 🚀
Parents - be sure to check out our SBRC website built for families! Access the site here: https://sites.google.com/fayar.net/sbrcfamilies/home
Please download our NEW FPS APP to keep up with all things going on in Fayetteville Schools!!
We look forward to seeing ALL Root students on Monday, August 13th, for the first day of school!
All students must be re-enrolled with a current utility bill (gas/water/electric) to ensure your child's spot is secured. July 31st from 8:00-3:00 August 1st from 8:00-3:00 August 2nd from 8:00-6:00