Fifth graders in Samantha Stead’s class recently used the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset. They explored the solar system, roamed with dinosaurs, walked through the bloodstream, and rode a rollercoaster. The students had a blast!
We’d like to use this opportunity to remind everyone how FFCSD communicates weather-related announcements, be it closings, delays or early dismissals: There will be a district-wide all-call from the school. Cancellations, delays or early dismissals are posted on the school district’s website, right on the homepage at www.fondafultonvilleschools.org. School closings are announced on local TV and … Continue reading “How Fonda-Fultonville communicates weather-related announcements”
Photo: SFC Aaron Gonzalez, left, with SPC Robinson. Overseas soldiers recently sent notes of gratitude to the Middle School Student Council students who sent them sweet treats and handmade cards as tokens of appreciation for their service. The Student Council received an email from SFC Aaron Gonzalez, who included pictures of himself and fellow soldiers holding the items … Continue reading “Overseas soldiers express gratitude for Student Council’s holiday treats”
Fonda-Fultonville kindergarten students were treated to holiday magic on Tuesday, when they had to search for the three-foot tall gingerbread man who “ran away” after they decorated him earlier in the day. Just like the fabled tale of the gingerbread man who runs in an attempt to escape his fate, students in Stacey Lee’s and … Continue reading “Catch me if you can: Kindergarteners chase the gingerbread man”
Congratulations to all of our varsity fall sports teams for their success both on the field and in the classroom — all seven varsity teams were scholar-athlete teams, which means the team’s grades averaged more than 90 percent. The following lists the teams and their averages: Girls Cross Country – 95.533 Girls Soccer – 94.880 … Continue reading “Fall sports teams make the grade”
Middle School Student Council representatives recently stayed after school to make holidays cards and package cookies that will be sent to servicemen and women overseas. The Student Council wanted to make sure to send them a sweet treat to thank them for their service. Student’s parents also sent in cookies and monetary donations to help … Continue reading “Middle schoolers send sweet treats to overseas servicemen and women”
Middle school students in the Builder’s Club recently visited residents at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Amsterdam. They decorated sugar cookies, helped decorate the Christmas tree and sang Christmas carols. According to club advisor Kari Callery, the club visits Hillcrest every 4 to 6 weeks to visit with the residents.
The elementary and middle schools recently held a fundraiser for Christmas Cheer, a program that benefits families in the community during the holidays. Students bought feathers and gave feathers to staff members who they thought showed good character. The staff members with the most feathers were crowned with a special turkey hat.