Francestown Elementary School

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FES students love when the snow falls! Students spend 20 minutes in the morning and 30 minutes after lunch playing outside. In the winter, students build snow forts, roll giant snow balls, and jump around in the fresh air. Through this play, students are learning important social-emotional skills and developing their gross motor skills.

Francestown residents Kelly Marshall and Nichole DeDecker have been working with two of our classroom teachers to plan our Outdoor Lions Learning (OLL) Time. Once a month, the FES Lions spend the whole morning (from arrival until noon) learning outside. On Thursday November 21, we had our first OLL experience. We began by gathering in a clearing in the woods for all-school Morning Meeting.

Francestown is truly a community school. We are so grateful to all of the community members who support the experiences of the students at FES! On Monday October 28th, Francestown resident, Brad Bull, delivered enough of his home grown pumpkins so that each student at FES could carve one for Halloween. Students helped to unload the pumpkins and parents and former FES alumni hollowed them out.

On a bright, crisp, autumn morning, FES students and staff walked down to the Fire Station where Kevin Holdredge and the rest of the crew at the Francestown Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department took time out of their day to educate our students about how they serve and protect our community. Students had the opportunity to look at and touch equipment,

Upcoming Events

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March Tuesday
PTO Meeting
3:15 pm
20
March Friday
Outside Classroom
9:00 am
23
April Thursday
Outside Classroom
9:00 am
11
May Monday
Healthy Teeth Program
9:00 am
11
May Monday
Lend An Ear
10:30 am
21
May Thursday
Outside Classroom
9:00 am

Our mission:

To guide children to become critical thinkers, engaged learners, and respectful, contributing citizens, fostered by a cooperative effort between school and community.