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.
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.
Mr. Watson gets third grade students excited to learn their addtion, subtraction, multipication and division facts. Students can earn prizes when they become, "Masters of Math!" Thank you to our PTO for funding this program.