Pictured from L to R: Prince Montrellis Green, Princess Carlee Warf, King Javion Lester, Queen Tomecia Cross, Duke Jarius Terry, Duchess Makyla Terry
The Fayette County 4-H Public Speaking Contest will be held on Tuesday, January 31 at Buckley-Carpenter Elementary, and 26 Fayette County Public School students from Oakland Elementary, La-Grange Moscow Elementary, Southwest Elementary, Buckley-Carpenter Elementary, East Junior High, and West Junior High will be participating in this event.
ARISE2Read is a commitment to working with schools in order to help boost reading proficiency of second grade students. FCPS and ARISE2Read recently joined together to host a second semester training class in which volunteers from churches, the community, and local businesses came together to support additional reading assistance for second grade students. Volunteer training on how to become an A2R coach was provided by Mrs. Ellen Ellis, Director of Development for A2R.
Students at Fayette-Ware College and Career Technical Education Academy know they are learning skills that are in demand when they enroll in one of Ms. Sharone Gray’s cosmetology classes. The three levels of courses taught become increasingly more complex and hands-on, with class sizes becoming smaller as levels progress.
It is critical to have procedures in place when inclement weather strikes.
At the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, Fayette County Public Schools held PIPE-Line, its first System-Wide Professional Learning Institute, as a way to offer employees insight around best practices, policy updates, as well as state initiatives. Because providing ongoing, intentional professional development around rigorous instruction is not only critical for teacher development but also to student growth, a second PIPE-Line Institute was conducted by FCPS in January.
Everyone loves being given a choice, and it was no different for the students at Fayette-Ware Comprehensive High School. This year, all seniors were given a choice first semester of either writing a research paper or completing a senior project, whether alone or in a small group. Students responded to this choice in an overwhelmingly positive way, with the majority of students choosing to complete the project.
Children learn best using multiple senses, so hands-on activities are an excellent way for young students to be engaged. At Fayette County Public Schools, Pre-K students are involved in activities daily that allow them to create, manipulate, and explore.
The College and Career Technical Education Academy at Fayette-Ware Comprehensive High School has a well-established and progressive Information Technology (IT) Program fully equipped with 21st century technology to ensure that students are ready for careers in the IT field.
Because feedback from employees is vital in making necessary changes and improvements for the upcoming school year, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marlon King has completed Superintendent Roundtables with each school site. These valuable sessions allow every school employee to sit with the superintendent in a small group format to voice celebrations or concerns.