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.
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October 8th was International Walk to School Day
This is a global event where communities from over 40 countries walked and biked to school
on a single day. St. Albans City and Town Schools joined families, schools and communities
around the globe as they walked and bicycled to school in celebration of Walk to School Day.
Vermont is 2nd in the country for participation in this event! Learn more about the day and
who is participating in our area at www.walkbiketoschool.org.
Fox 44 News covered the [...]
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.
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 [...]
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) ; [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]