The Friess Lake School District will continually strive to be a safe and student-centered culture that is recognized for innovation. The Friess Lake School District understands the need for collaboration of parents, community, staff and students when making decisions and will enable students to be goal-oriented and successful in a wide variety of academic, social, personal, and creative areas.
Friess Lake's Hour of Code
3 on 3 Tournament
A fun filled day is planned for Christmas break. Hope the kids are formulating their teams and getting their 3pts shots ready! Attached is the link to help in the concession for the day. The slots are only an hour and half. This is an all school fundraiser and we need help from everyone. The money raised from this event goes right back into school and the classrooms. If you are not able to help with concessions please contact me. We will need extra food to be prepared for that day. Thanks in advance!!!
Smarter Balanced/Badger Exam Note from Mr. Engstrom
The test makers are anticipating that approximately 38-44% of elementary students will hit the "Proficient" level in English/Language Arts, and about 32-39% in Math. Ten years ago, it was common for 90%+ of Friess Lake students to meet the "Proficient" criteria.
The goal posts keep moving. I'll save my commentary for another day regarding how much of those changes are for educational vs. political reasons.
I hope the article is helpful. Please contact me with any questions, comments, or concerns.
Christmas is just around the corner! During the holidays is a great time to give. That's why the middle school leadership is involved with and organization called Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child sends shoe boxes filled with the needs of a child to all different countries. Millions of shoe boxes have been sent worldwide. The middle school leadership is collecting donations for this organization. Donations can be new or slightly used. The deadline for all donations is December 19th. The grade with the most garbage bags filled with donations wins an ice cream sundae party! Just remember, a toy or toothbrush can make a child's day 100% better.