MAY 21, 2017

  • Monday May 22: Maker Club Night Meeting at NWA Fab Lab | 7:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 23: Guided Study at FVA | 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Parents may drop their children off at FVA to receive help with their online courses. Students need to bring a sack lunch if staying all day.
  • Tuesday, May 23: Music Club | 12:00-1:30 p.m. | FVA
  • Thursday, May 25: Guided Study at FVA | 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Parents may drop their children off at FVA to receive help with their online courses. Students need to bring a sack lunch if staying all day.
  • Thursday, May 25: Student Leadership | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 26: FVA Service Learning Project: Ronald McDonald House Dinner w/ Apple Seeds Farm | 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. | Washington Regional Medical Center
  • Monday, May 29: Memorial Day | No School
  • Wednesday, May 31: FVA Student Learning Fair | 8:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 1: Maker Club LED Garden Lighting @ First Thursday | 8:00 p.m.

Remember to log your child's physical activity for the week! Students in 4th-6th grades need 130 minutes per week. Students in 7th and 8th grades students need 40 minutes per week.

Additional Guided Study

As the end of the school year draws closer, FVA will offer additional Guided Study times and dates over the next couple of weeks. This will allow students more assistance with their online coursework. The hours for this week will be from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., on Tuesday and Thursday. Students will need to bring a sack lunch if they plan on staying all day.

FVA PBL Showcase

Our FVA Students did an amazing job guiding their own learning through Project Based Learning this semester. They created some awesome projects using technology. Click the link below to access the students' projects.

Don't miss out!
Get involved at FHS, RJH, or WJH!

If your child is interested in getting involved at Fayetteville High School, Ramay Junior High, or Woodland Junior High, please click on the buttons below to access their schedules for Spring Try-outs!

The Fayetteville Police Department is having a free Youth Citizen Police Academy this summer. There are two, two week sessions to choose from June 12th-23rd and July 10th- 21st.  Applications are available at Officer Luebker's office. Students chosen to participate will experience real police training and get the opportunity to visit area law enforcement agencies. Students will also experience K9 demonstrations and learn accident reconstruction among a long list of other fun activities.
Click Here to contact Officer Luebker.
Click Here for more information.

PTO ONLINE AUCTION


WHAT:
Online auction featuring themed bundles (Game Night, Date Night) & single items
WHY:
To raise money for 2017-18 PTO initiatives (Family Nights, Student Scholarships)
WHEN:
Auction 5/22 8:00 a.m. to 5/29 11:59 p.m.
Preferred deadline for Auction Items –5/21 (Items can be added after auction begins)
GOAL: $1000

HOW YOU CAN HELP:
Provide Auction Items - Provide an item or service for auction
Collect Auction Items- you can solicit items from local business, friends or family. These items could fit into a themed bundle or a single item
Spread the word- help promote the auction through email and social media. I will send out links and text before the auction begins for you to share.
YOU CAN SIGN UP HERE
There are options to add to an existing bundle, create your own bundle, or add single item. Please include a description and estimated retail value.

FVA & APPLE SEEDS FARM
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE DINNER

FRIDAY MAY 26
4:30 - 7:00
Washington Regional Ronald McDonald House

Share-A-Meal Program
After a long day at the hospital, there's nothing more appreciated that a home-cooked meal. Community members and groups have certain nights each week and month to bring dinner. FVA and Apple Seeds Farm are partnering to provide a healthy and tasty meal for the RMH families at Washington Regional.

FVA students will prepare a meal on-site with the aid of Apple Seeds and FVA staff.
If you're child would like to participate, please register HERE.

www.rmhcofarkoma.org/ronaldmcdonaldhouse

Music Club is open to all students and does not require any musical ability; only a love for music. We explore many musical genres and styles from around the world.
Meets most Tuesdays at FVA. 12:00 - 1:30.

FVA STUDENT LEADERSHIP

This committee is similar to a student council but is open to all students.
Students are not required to attend every meeting. Students may attend a meeting whenever they like and help with that week's agenda.

FVA Student Leadership plans activities, parties, community service projects, and more. SL has a voice in future clubs and field experiences.
In addition, Student Leadership will take on the duties of the Green Team. The FPS District Green Teams are committed to educating students, parents, and community members about environmental issues and therefore taking steps toward improving the environment in the home, school, community, workplace, county, and world.
Everyone is welcome to join at any time!
FINAL MEETING - MAY 25
11:30 - 1:00 p.m.

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Parents are responsible for providing transportation to and from these field experiences. They are not required to stay but welcome to.
If your child needs transportation, please let us know.

Photography of Caitlin Sweeney (8th Grade)

Fayetteville Summer Lunch Program
Click here for more info!

The Arkansas Audubon Society Halberg Ecology Camp is held each June at Camp Clearfork, a U.S. Forest Service camp between Hot Springs and Mt. Ida. Starting in 2001 the camp expanded to two sessions (from one in past years) with each session having sixty-two 11- and 12-year old youth, about equally boys and girls.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

If you have further questions phone 501-821-4097 or send e-mail to bhaas@sbcglobal.net.

SUMMER READING CLUB

The Fayetteville Public Library hosts a variety of events and resources that you and/or your children may be interested in, such as tutoring for students in 1st-9th grades, family-friendly events on the weekends, and after school workshops (robotics, yoga for kids, and hula dancing to name a few). Click HERE to access their calendar.

There are several major, “competing” internet service programs designed to provide services for more families – AT&T's Access, CenturyLink’s Internet Basics, and Cox internet plans. In addition, Connect2Compete’s site may help.

If you qualify, these low-income internet service providers can help you get online, with broadband internet speeds for a very, very low monthly rate and no contract hassles.
In order to receive the $10 monthly stipend from FVA, an e Assistance Application will need to be completed and submitted.
AT&T Access: https://www.att.com/shop/internet/access/#/
Century Link: http://www.centurylink.com/home/internetbasics/
Cox: http://cox.connect2compete.org/welcome.aspx

Click on the button below to complete the Internet Assistance Application: