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FWSU NEWS
FWSU TEACHER INSERVICE AGENDA NOV 24-25

 ATTENTION TEACHERS!  
The agenda for the November 24-25 FWSU Inservice is now available here.  Also download this app before leaving for the day on Friday.  Please be sure to register for all desired sessions in My Learning Plan in order to access and print your certificate of attendance upon completion.  Also, we invite you to access the presentation (PDF)!

 
BFA BUDGET SITUATION
Everyone is invited to view this presentation shared at the Fairfax School Board Community Budget Input Forum on November 10th. The presentation begins with a brief video of the statewide education Situational Analysis, followed by specific slides addressing BFA. For more information or if you have questions, contact Natasha Wheel at nwheel@fwsu.org  or 370-3113 x 111. You can also access the slides as a PDF.
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
MAIN OFFICE HOLIDAY HOURS
THE MAIN OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY 11/26- FRIDAY, 11/29
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
MS WINTER SPORTS START MONDAY 12/1
Middle School Sports will begin on Monday, December 1st.  There will be a parent-athlete meeting on Thursday, November 20 at 6pm in the Elementary Gym to go over policies and expectations.  
Lost and Found
if you are missing anything you can always check in the main office lost and and found. After a month, anything here will be going to GoodWill or Planet aid. 
FOOTBALL AND GIRLS XC STATE CHAMPS!
Congratulations to BFA Bullet Football and Girls XC on their 2014 State Championship Titles! Football is proud to have captured the first-ever title in program history, while Girls XC defended their 2013 title!  This community is so proud of ALL our student-athletes!  Go BULLETS!
BFA Ski/Snowboard Program
BFA FAIRFAX SKI/SNOWBOARD PROGRAM
 
BFA Fairfax & Smuggler’s Notch has teamed up to offer us discounted group rate lift tickets, rentals and/or lessons.  This reduced rate is available to students aged 6yrs or older, family members, friends, teachers, staff & the community too!  
**As a reminder chaperones & bus transportation is not provided, this is simply a discounted group rate.  Parents are responsible for providing transportation and supervision of their child
on the mountain
 forms: http://goo.gl/fbql8I
BFA Weather Station


Bellows Free Academy Weather Station Information
 

Davis Weatherlink Pro Plus
 

Internet Links


Davis

CWOP (Citizens Weather Observation Program)
Weather Underground

 

Mobile App Links

 

iOS (iPad/iPhone)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/weatherlink/id329190236?mt=8

 

Android
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.indianic.wl

 
Vermont Department of Health EBOLA Information
Please click the link below to see official information from the Vermont Department of Health pertaining to the EBOLA Virus

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CCV's FREE Introduction to College & Career Studies Course
CCV's FREE Introduction to College & Career Studies course will be offered here at BFA
10 days after school (Nov 10th-14th & Nov 17th-21st) 3pm-5:30pm
This course is open to students grades 10-12. Students will earn 1/2 elective credit towards BFA graduation and be prepared to take advantage of future Dual Enrollment opportunities to earn college credit during high school.
For more information contact Guidance Office.
Registration available at apply.ccv.edu/dualenroll
http://www.apply.ccv.edu/dualenroll
2014 YEARBOOKS!

2014 yearbooks have arrived for those who preordered. They can be picked up in the main office any day 7 am-3 pm.  There is a limited supply of yearbooks for sale at $50 each.
 
Supplemental Services Information
Secretary of Education Holcombe's Letter to Parents/Caregivers on Vt's Commitment to Continuous Improvement
Low Cost Internet Available for Families
BFA Fairfax Essential Expectation Self Assessment for high school students
Find the PTSA on Facebook
Looking for information on PTSA happenings?  Find them on Facebook by clicking this link: 
Bellows Free Academy iPad Resources

iPad Resources:

Click here to access the
     HS iPad Presentation (YouTube)

     iPad Procedures & Information Guide (iBook Format)
     iPad Procedures & Information Guide (PDF Format)


 Worth Avenue Group offers an insurance discount for all BFA issued devices.
     Worth Avenue Group Insurance Portal
     Worth Avenue Group Claims Portal
     Worth Avenue Group General Information