Your quick resource for news and information from Fairview Park City Schools | March 2019
internet safety event
Internet Safety Presentation by FBI Citizens Academy to be held March 4
Families and community members are encouraged to attend a "Parent University" informational presentation on social media and internet safety on Monday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Gilles-Sweet Elementary (4320 W. 220th St.).

Randy Kimbro, a member of the FBI Citizens Academy, will be the presenter.

Topics covered will include how social media posts can effect future jobs, inappropriate searches and their effects, Apps to avoid, how the "bad guys" operate, and other important issues faced by internet users of all ages.

Come learn important information about how you can keep your children (and yourself) safe online.

Students are welcome to attend if parents feel it appropriate. Babysitting will be available for young children.

kindergarten_registration
Kindergarten Registration
Families of children who will be 5 year-old by August 1, 2019 should pre-register online before March 14, and then plan to attend Kindergarten Registration Day on March 14 at the Parkview Early Education Center at 21620 Mastick Rd. from either 9 a.m. to noon or 4-7 p.m. No appointment necessary. 

Please click here to begin the registration process, for a list of required documents to bring to Kindergarten Registration Day, and important dates to note. 
innovation showcase
Innovation Showcase
Families, friends, and community members are invited to explore and see first-hand the amazing work students in grades Pre-K-12 have created at the 2019 Innovation Showcase on Tuesday, March 26 from 5-7 p.m. at Gilles-Sweet Elementary. 
school calendars
2019-20 and 2020-21 School Calendars
The Board of Education recently approved school calendars for the next two school years. 


fairview advantage podcast
New Episode of the Fairview Advantage Podcast: FACE Time with Carrie Sullivan
Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Coordinator Carrie Sullivan discusses her role in the community and highlights upcoming events.

You can find the Fairview Advantage Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, and the district web site
digital learning day
Mrs. Arbogast's students using the design process to build and program Roman Chariots driven by @Sphero #DLDay
Students and Teachers Celebrate Digital Learning Day
Digital learning is any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student's learning experience. It emphasizes high-quality instruction and provides access to challenging content, feedback through formative assessment, opportunities for learning anytime and anywhere, and individualized instruction to ensure all students reach their full potential to succeed in college and a career.

The Alliance for Excellent Education celebrated "Digital Learning Day" on February 28. Teachers shared many different and dynamic project-based learning happenings in their classrooms via Twitter. Search the hashtag #DLDay for Tweets around the country! 
artsonia
Vote for Kori as the Artsonia Artist of the Week!
PLEASE VOTE! Kori from Gilles-Sweet Elementary School has been selected as a finalist for this week's "Artist of the Week" award for the 4th-6th age group on Artsonia.

The finalist who receives the most online votes by Saturday, March 2 will be selected as the "Artist of the Week" and will be featured on the Artsonia homepage and will receive a commemorative plaque. In addition, Blick Art Materials has generously donated $100 gift certificates to the winning schools an d $50 to the winning artists.

To view the finalists and cast your vote, simply click on the link below. Voting is limited to one vote per computer/device per day for each age group!

Upcoming Events
March 4
Parent University: Internet Safety for Students and Parents with FBI Citizen's Academy 
6:30 p.m., Gilles-Sweet Elementary 

March 5 
District Band Concert 
7 p.m.
FHS Auditorium 

March 4-8
National School Breakfast Week 

March 8
Gilles-Sweet Early Dismissal/Parent-Teacher Conferences 

March 9 
PTA Super Saturday at Gilles-Sweet 
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

March 11 
Parent University: Supporting Your Child's Growth Mindset & Social-Emotional Needs 
6:30 p.m. 
Gilles-Sweet Elementary 

March 12 
Winter All-Sports Banquet
7 p.m. 
FHS

March 13 
District Choir Concert 
7 p.m., FHS Auditorium

March 14
Kindergarten Registration Day 
9 a.m. to Noon and 4 to 7 p.m. 
Parkview Early Education Center 

March 15: 
NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS 
Staff Professional Development Day 

March 15:
8 a.m. and 2 p.m. 
Parent Meeting for Next Year's Freshmen
Gemini Center 

March 19
Regular Board of Education Meeting 
6:30 p.m. 
BOE Conference Room 

March 21 
Career Night hosted by the MS/HS PTA 
FHS Gym 
6-9 p.m. 

March 26 
Innovation Showcase
Gilles-Sweet Gym
5-7 p.m. 

April 1
Parent University: Mindfulness and Mental Health with Guest Speaker Jessie Funk 
6:30 p.m. 
Gilles-Sweet Cafetorium

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