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Students who read over one million words went on a field trip to Nick's for lunch, in a limo today. 
FHS Seniors paraded the halls of FES.  The elementary students and teachers loved seeing them in their graduation attire.
Third and Fourth grade students enjoyed Career Day with FHP, FWC, SWAT, Lifeguards, K9 units, Fire Rescue, an Ambulance, and the Marines.  Thank you to Deputy Harsel for organizing our special morning. Thank you for our visitors, the students loved it!
Scholastic representative, Rita Forbes presents Kristin Lewis and Donna Jackson a check from the Dugas Family Foundation for students to purchase books at a special BOGO Book Fair at Freeport Elementary.

Morning with Mom

April 19, 2019

FES moms and mother figures were invited to spend time in their child's classroom working on an ELA activity.  The students and moms had a great time!

Mrs. Aresco was recognized at the School Board Meeting as an outstanding volunteer in the district. Mrs. Aresco serves as PTO president. She organizes fundraisers, received a grant for FES, helps PTO fund classroom projects and many other things! We are so thankful for all she does at FES!

Grasses in Classes

April 17, 2019

Third graders participated in the "Grasses in Classes" program, by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance this year.  Today, they were able to explore the touch tanks and interact with marine life from the bay. 
Chris Holyfield spoke with 2nd-4th graders yesterday. Our students and faculty enjoyed hearing him speak against bullying. He visited several classrooms for high-fives and stories.

Spring at FES!

April 1, 2019

Thank you to our school volunteers and Frank's Cash and Carry for making our garden a place students will love to learn!
Freeport Elementary School teachers and staff viewed The Ron Clark Story after school on  Thursday.  FES is implementing the House System, modeled after The Ron Clark Academy, next school year. Teachers and staff are excited to start this new behavior, motivation, and team building system.   A team will visit the academy in May. 
The Odyssey of the Mind team placed second in division 1, problem two at the Regional Tournament.  Their problem was "Hide in Plain Sight." The students worked hard to collaborate and creatively solve the problem.
Mrs. Lewis and Ms. Campbell are so excited and thankful to have received a $5,000 grant from the St. Joe Foundation, to implement the Ron Clark House System for the 2019-2020 school year at Freeport Elementary.  Mrs. Lewis visited the Ron Clark Academy in December.  A team of teachers, representing all grade levels will visit the Academy in May.

Donuts with Dad!

February 12, 2019

Freeport Elementary served over 650 dads and students donuts this morning.  Dads were invited to have a donut, juice, and sign up for Watch D.O.G.S. this morning.  Thank you to PTO and McDonalds for supplying breakfast.