Thursday, December 15, 2016

12-15-16 FSE Thursday Blast


Dear FSE Families,
I hope you all have a wonderful break and a very safe and happy holiday with your families and friends.  This past year has been an incredible one at FSE, and I feel so fortunate to be the leader of such a wonderful staff and group of students.  Our students, your children, continue to amaze me each day with their love of learning and kindness towards each other, so thank you for sharing them with us and with me, they keep me laughing and loving my job everyday.  I continue to be grateful for the incredible group of teachers, staff and parents that dedicate their days to making Flagstone great by volunteering in classrooms, running our PTO and putting on our numerous afterschool events.  It takes and entire community to create a great school for kids so I thank all of you for being a part of that work.  I wish you all the best this holiday season and hope you all enjoy this break.  See you all back here in 2017!

Happy Holidays!
Kelli Smith, FSE Principal


Upcoming Events
  • Friday, December 16th- Monday, January 2nd : No School
  • Tuesday, Jan 3rd school begins
  • Monday, Jan 9th 4:15 FSE School Spelling Bee in the gym
  • Friday, Jan 13th No School: Staff Development Day for Teachers
Elementary Progress Reports Live on Dec 17th!
Your child's progress report will be released in your parent portal account on Saturday, December 17th.  You will be able to access your child's EPR by following the directions below:
  • Go to the FSE Website
  • Select the Parent Links Tab
  • Select Elementary Progress Report then follow the links
  • Use your Parent Portal credentials to log in
  • Then click 'view Elementary Progress report' under your child's name
School Start Time
Please remember that school starts at 9:10, students are coming to school and waiting in the cold as early as 8:40.  Our doors do not open until 8:55 so please make sure your children are getting here between the window between 8:55 to 9:10.  We do not have supervison for students prior to 8:55.  If you have a preschool child and enter the building early please do not let other students into the building as you enter. Our policy continues to be that we do not open the door and let anyone in the building, they must ring the bell and sign in at the office.  Please let the office know if you have any questions.

Kindergarten Registration

Upcoming Event!
I am very excited to let you know that extreme adventurer Colin O'Brady will be coming to DCSD and Flagstone on January 18th to speak to our students about setting goals, persevering and accomplishing your dreams with hard work and determination.  He set the world record by climbing all the continents highest peaks and hiking to the north and south pole in just over 100 days.  If you are interested in hearing about this impressive young man here is a link to an interview that he did with CBS Sunday Morning back in March.

FSE Happenings
FSE Admin Team served staff a holiday lunch!  Super fun!



Miss Gallo and her 3rd and 4th Graders ROCKED their choir performance this week!




Festive Sweater Day to end the week!



Golden Mustang Celebration with the Principal Smith and Assistant Principal Radford
Making snowmen!




Fourth Grade Virtual Field Trip to a real Dinosaur excavation site!











Thursday, December 8, 2016

12-8-16 FSE Thursday Blast

Upcoming Events
Friday, December 9th 8:15 AM Student Council in the Learning Commons
Friday, December 9th : 6-10 pm Parents Night Out has been CANCELLED--low interest
Friday, December 9th: Assembly for K-6 on stranger danger with our School Resource officer Kerry   Lewis.
Wednesday, December 14th: 3rd/4th Grade Music Program
Thursday, December 15th: Spirit Day: Festive Sweater Day
Friday, December 16th- Monday, January 2nd : No School

Elementary Progress Reports Are Coming SOON!
Your child's progress report will be released in your parent portal account on Saturday, December 17th.  You will be able to access your child's EPR by following the directions below:
  • Go to the FSE Website
  • Select the Parent Links Tab
  • Select Elementary Progress Report then follow the links
  • Use your Parent Portal credentials to log in
  • Then click 'view Elementary Progress report' under your child's name
If you do not remember your log in information please call Kellie Mckenzie in our office PRIOR to December 15th to get it reset.

Box Tops for Education
Please support our student councils efforts!  This first round they raised over 300 dollars to support our school!  


Kindergarten Registration--See info below

FSE Happenings                                           
                   Coding in Kindergarten and First Grade!


    Science in First Grade!

    Science in 2nd Grade

ENRICHMENT CLASS INFORMATION

Thursday, December 1, 2016

12-1-16 FSE Thursday Blast


Upcoming Events

  • Friday, Dec 2nd FSAC Meeting in the Learning Commons
  • Friday, Dec 9th Parents Night Out 6-9pm see info below.
  • Wednesday, Dec 14th 6-7 pm 3rd/4th Grade Music Program for Families
  • Friday, Dec 16th - Jan 2nd Winter Break -- No School
FSE Choir Performance
Information on Third and Fourth Grade Performance--Click Here

FSE Holiday Store
The Holiday shop is a place for students to spend a few dollars buying gifts for the holidays for their families.  It begins Tuesday, December 6th and ends Thursday, December 8.  We Need volunteers to help support this service for our students.  If you are interested, see below.
  • Flagstone Holiday Shop Volunteers--Click Here
  • The Holiday Shop starts Tuesday, December 6 and ends Thursday, December 8. We also need help with set-up on the Monday, December 5 and take-down on Thursday afternoon. This is a great chance for Flagstone kids to shop without their parents for small holiday gifts. It's fun, easy and a time to get to interact with many different kids and other parent volunteers. We can't run this without volunteers. High School Students are welcome to help and hours count toward community service hours. Thank you!

Lost and Found:
The lost and found will be donated on December 16th.  Please check for missing items before 4:00 on December 15th.  

S
​tudent Council:
​The next Student Council meeting will be Friday, December 9th at 8:15 in the Learning Commons.  

Box Tops for Education:
Please continue to send in your Box Tops for Education.  We have a friendly competition going on between classes.  Help your student's classroom pull ahead!​



Apple Awards Nominations--Click Here
The Douglas County Educational Foundation has the nomination window open for Educator(s), School Employee(s) and/or Administrator(s) that you believe deserve to be an Apple Award Representative. 

As you make your nomination, please consider your nominee's performance beyond his/her area of expertise and how they advance the four (4) priorities of Douglas County School District’s Strategic Plan: Safety, Choice, World Class Education, and System Performance. 


Douglas County School District's open enrollment window begins November 1 for families interested in requesting enrollment at a school of their choice. Using the EmpowerED Choices web tool, families can identify matches to their preferences based on location, calendar, type of curriculum, teaching philosophy, athletic programs available, specialized programs available and more...Read more

PTO Sponsored Parents Night out




FSE Happenings

Hour of Code is coming to FSE