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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.

Third Grade Masters of Math!

February 1, 2019

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. 

Odyssey of the Mind

January 28, 2019

Freeport Elementary's Odyssey of the Mind team participated in the Spontaneous Fair last Saturday.  The team had a great job completing hands on and verbal challenges. 
Mr. Farris is Walton County's ESP of the year.  We are so lucky to have him as Freeport Elementary's Plant Manager. 

The Snow Queen

January 14, 2019

First and second grade students enjoyed a performance of, "The Snow Queen."
FES faculty and staff showed their appreciation for SRD Hartsell by creating a gift basket for Law Enfocement Officer day.