Franklin Central Supervisory Union

  •  Our Mission

    The mission of the Franklin Central Supervisory Union is to provide each student with the skills to be an independent learner, a contributing member of the community, and a responsible citizen of the world.

    Central Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4 pm

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    FCSU Board meetings are now online, view the video here: FCSU Board Meetings

    News & Announcements
    • October 20th, 2014 - BFA Students Excel

      BFA student Zack Farr received a National Merit Semi-Finalist Award. Zack was one of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship program, placing him in the top 1% of the 1.4 million high school students nationally who took the test.

      BFA Senior Robert Kelly kicked what is believed to be the longest field goal in Vermont High School football history (57 yards) on Saturday, September 6th.

    • September 24th, 2014 - Webinar – St. Albans City School students use project-based learning and Google tablets

      Webinar TODAY – St. Albans City School students use project-based learning and Google tablets
      Wednesday September 24, 2014
      1:00 pm EST / 10:00 am PST

      Register at http://www.techlearning.com/webinars/0004/empowering-students-with-project-based-learning-and-google-tablets-at-st-albans-city-school/55391#sthash.caLBWPzn.dpuf

      In the webinar today you’ll hear how St. Albans City School is empowering students by putting Google tools into their hands to improve their community. Students are engaging with the local community to improve the region’s trail systems, while reducing the unfiltered phosphates that run off the trails and negatively impact Lake Champlain. Students are directly applying principles [...]

    • September 23rd, 2014 - FCSU Board now online!

      The Franklin Central Supervisory Union (FCSU) Board of Directors approved contracting with VIMEO Channel with NWATV to broadcast their meetings. The meetings will now be posted and available for viewing within 72 hours. You can view the September 17th Regular meeting of the Franklin Central Supervisory Union Board regular meeting here: FCSU Board Meetings.

      Follow the link and watch the meetings, and bookmark it so that you can view the meetings regularly. Both Bellows Free Academy, found here:  BFA School Board (video) ; [...]

    • September 2nd, 2014 - State Releases Tool for Educators and Public

      The Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators (VSBPE) promotes high standards for teachers and in July released a video introduction to the Vermont Core Teaching Standards and InTASC Learning Progressions. The media piece introduces educators and the public to the new teaching standards and progressions that establish a coherent system of support for educators. The new standards identify what educators should know and be able to do to be effective in today’s schools. Specifically, the ten standards call for:
       Personalized Learning for Diverse Learners
       A Stronger Focus on Application [...]

    • August 29th, 2014 - St. Albans City

      Principal Joan Cavallo created an overview about St. Albans City School (SACS). This brochure reflects opportunities, questions and answers, and the achievements of SACS.

      At the Vt. Principals Association Leadership Conference Georgie Andrews gave a speech and accepted the Assistant Principal’s award. Georgie also completed the student handbook that includes the policies, and that the detail of the policies can be found in the front lobby, by asking a teacher or administrator, or on the SACS website.

      SACS won the Safe Routes to Schools Rookie of [...]

    • August 28th, 2014 - St. Albans Town

      St. Albans Town Education Center has had a busy summer. Despite state trends, the student enrollment at SATEC remains stable, reporting 697 students on August 1, 2013 and 700 students on July 30, 2014.

      SATEC’s first day of school will be held on Wednesday, August 27th for grades 1-8. Kindergarten orientation will be on Friday, August 29th, with the first full school day for them on Tuesday, September 2nd.

      An open house for grades 5-8 will be held on, Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 5:30-7:00 pm. [...]

    • August 27th, 2014 - BFA Guidance Equates Advanced Placement (AP) program to Tuition

      In his August report the the Board, Interim Director of Guidance Preston Randall  highlighted that, based on the 170 AP exams where BFA students earned a passing score (3 or higher), 510 potential college credits have been earned. At UVB/Vs per credit tuition rate of $591, that is the equivalent of $301,410 in college tuition savings for BFA students through our AP program.

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    • August 21st, 2014 - BFA Teacher Recognition

      BFA’s Social Studies teacher Geoff Murray was recognized as Metro Baseball Coach of the Year for Division I schools in Northern Vermont. We are very proud of Geoff for this accomplishment and his dedication to our students both in the classroom and on the athletic field.

    • August 13th, 2014 - Busy Summer for Fairfield Center School

      Fairfield Center School has been busy this summer planning for the new school year. Some highlights include:
      • Re‐building the south side embankment to support fire safety/egress regulations, developing a gravel pathway from the school library outside exit to the edge of the school property line for students walking to the public library after school, installing new wood chips around the middle school swing set for safety, and completing the last of the asbestos abatement in the middle school classrooms and [...]

    • August 4th, 2014 - Rabies Field Drops to Begin

      Exerpts from a document from the Vermont Department of Health:
      In August, the Vermont Department of Health will work in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services (WS) to conduct an oral rabies vaccine (ORV) field project in counties in Vermont, including Franklin County. Cooperative programs to distribute ORV baits in Vermont have occurred since 1997 and these operations have been conducted annually in an effort to control the spread of rabiesin raccoons, foxes and coyote.
      The Vermont ORV project [...]

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    • FCSU Policy Committee Meeting

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    • Retreat

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 9:00 pm, October 28, 2014

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