We're wrapping up an outstanding semester at Fayetteville Public Schools! Here's a look at some of the great things happening in our schools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noL5LCWGsgI
Members of the Fayetteville Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert served breakfast for members of the Transportation Department to show their appreciation for their outstanding work this semester in spite of a bus driver shortage. Thank you for your unwavering service to our students and their families!
Congratulations to the @FayettevilleHS Theatre Department and Thespian Troupe 717 for receiving the highest rating of Superior at the Arkansas One Act Festival! They have been asked to showcase their performance at the Arkansas State Thespian Festival in February! This is the equivalent to a State Championship! Go Drama Dawgs!
Great things are always happening in Fayetteville Public Schools! Check out "The Latest" video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z77XnXONLoY
Come join the award-winning Fayetteville Dance Team for an instructional dance clinic and prepare for a performance during one of the Fayetteville Football Games. Your son or daughter will build lasting relationships with a Fayetteville athlete along with building their skill in dance. We are excited to share this special moment with your child! Fayetteville Strong...One FPS. https://tinyurl.com/2jzefwfa
Submitting the Meal Benefits Application has many BENEFITS! To find the application, visit http://district.fayar.net/o/fps/page/child-nutrition--97. There you will find the application AND videos on how to complete the application if you need a little help! APPLY TODAY!
Be part of Our Team! CHOPHERS NEEDED Fayetteville Public Schools are needing drivers for our daily routes to help and serve our students and their families. Fayetteville Public Schools will cover the cost to get your CDL driver's license and training, drug test and first aid training (First AID) and DOT Physico. Questions? Call Department of Transportation at (479) 444-3095 or visit website: Job Opportunities: https://bit.ly/2VTwrHk
Welcoming Week NWA brings together NWA Leadership Pledge supporters and the broader community to build strong connections and affirm the importance of welcoming and inclusive places in achieving collective prosperity. Please visit https://engagenwa.org/welcoming-week-nwa/ to see a list of activities! #BelongingBeginsWithUS #WelcomingWeekNWA
Our newest video, "Focus on the Future: Progress Report," focuses on the construction and renovation that is taking place all across our district. We're very grateful to Fayetteville voters for overwhelmingly approving the restructuring of bonds in February of 2020 that resulted in $114 million for these projects. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nrS6sYaiAo
We had a great first week of school for the 2021-2022 school year! We hope you enjoy these images from across our district ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCDd8aFkkxo
EVERY student in Fayetteville Public Schools should ✓ CHECK-IN For the 2021-2022 school year. This process includes all students and ALL GRADE LEVELS. The window for completing the online CHECK-IN is August 2 - 7. Please login and confirm your student’s information Parents will receive an email with login information by July 28. If a parent’s email address is not in our system, a letter will be sent to the child’s residence. If you do not receive your child’s login information by July 31, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to check your spam folder, too! NOTE: if you have changed address, you must provide a proof of resident document (copy of a current utility bill or rental agreement) by uploading a picture of the document taken with your phone. WE LOOK FORWARD TO A GREAT YEAR!
FREE FOOD GIVEAWAY! 40,000 lbs. of Tyson products for Fayetteville-area families. Friday, May 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Baum Stadium Parking Lot (15th St. & Razorback Rd). Drive-thru pickup. First come, first served! More information here: https://www.facebook.com/FayettevillePublicSchools/photos/a.83583891099/10159216644391100/
Check it out! The Fayetteville Chamber is Commerce is hosting a virtual forum for the upcoming School Board Elections! Huge thank you to our sponsors: AT&T, Black Hills Energy, and Ozarks Electric and Ozarks Go! Can't tune in? We will be uploading the forum to our youtube channel for those that miss the conversation. Zoom like found here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84889626437
Read about our very own Joseph Weishaar in NWA Online https://bit.ly/2Rsrx1p. Arkansan-designed memorial to WWI vets opening in D.C. CONGRATULATIONS!
Due to the winter weather, road conditions, and power outages, Fayetteville Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, February 18, and Friday, February 19 for snow days (no virtual learning). All buildings will be closed, and all activities are canceled. In order to meet the state requirement for 178 student contact days, the school year will now be extended through Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
Exciting news! Fayetteville Public Schools is looking for two school nurses to join our team! Registered Nurses with an Arkansas license and current CPR certificate, please apply online at https://district.fayar.net/o/fps/page/human-resources--246. Please email Melissa Thomas, Director of Health Services, at email@example.com for more information.
Dr. Steven Weber, our Associate Superintendent for Teaching & Learning, joins podcast host Judith W. Umlas to discuss how the Power of Acknowledgment and Grateful Leadership are a more necessary part of education today than ever before. https://bit.ly/36kq1mF
If you are considering Fayetteville Virtual Academy for your child for the 2021-22 school year, FVA will hold parent meetings nights via Zoom at 6 p.m. on February 16, March 16, and April 12. More information will be coming soon here and at the FVA website: https://district.fayar.net/o/fva
Fayetteville Public Schools Child Nutrition will offer free meal packs during the winter break, which is from December 21 through January 1. The five-day meal packs (five breakfasts and five lunches) will be available for pick up on Tuesday, December 22 and Tuesday, December 29. More information here: http://district.fayar.net/article/369794?org=fps
Please take a moment to view an important video message for our Fayetteville Public School families from Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVuYYZnsDAw
In lieu of our Winter Concert season, FHS Choirs are releasing a recording in mid December and offering a full digital album for purchase! Your purchase of the digital album will include: songs featuring all choirs, a wide variety of music, and a specialized embroidered mask! Masks are 3 layer, 100% cotton with nose wire, filter pocket and filter included. They are made by local artists and are of limited quantity! Funds raised will help us with the cost of sanitization equipment, choir gear, and yearly fees. Purchase your tickets for your album and or mask on Givebutter THEN FILL OUT this Google Order Form https://bit.ly/35WF0Dy to choose your mask preferences and e-mail where your album link(s) will be sent.
Great things are happening every day in our schools, especially in 2020! Our teachers and students have adapted to the changes put in place to protect health and safety, and teaching and learning are still the focus of every school day. Check out "The Latest" video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9dOouFbKZM
Shop the Butterfield book fair online or load your child's ewallet with this new link! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=butterfieldtrailelemsch1
Book Fair October 26-30 Shop Online https://www.scholastic.com/bf/butterfieldtrailelemsch1 We encourage students to bring money during their library encore day. They will have a chance to shop during the week as well. We will not be able to have parents or a visitor lunch day. FRIDAY WILL BE BOOK CHARACTER DRESS UP DAY! (Masks will still be required. No masks are allowed that cover the entire face.)
Book Fair is Coming! October 26th-30th Book fair week will look different but we will still have the same, amazing items! We encourage students to bring money during their library encore day. They will also have a chance to shop during the week as well. We will not be able to have parents visit or a visitor lunch day. FRIDAY WILL BE BOOK CHARACTER DRESS UP DAY! (Masks will still be required. No masks are allowed that cover the entire face.) Help our library and Shop Online! Funds will be used to purchase more books and ebooks for your child to enjoy! https://www.scholastic.com/bf/butterfieldtrailelemsch1 You can set up your child's eWallet on the website so they do not have to bring money to school. Also, make donations to your child's teacher so she can purchase books for the classroom!
🚨 DEADLINE IS TOMORROW🚨 The Butterfield Trail Elementary Back to School online store will be open until September 9th! Buy your Butterfield Broncos shirt in youth and adult sizes online today!! https://www.b-unlimited.com/collections/butterfield-elementary-school
We are so excited to have student back in the building! Click the link below for our re-opening plan. https://docs.google.com/document/d/10FMw2axN3dGfk_1h6d1y-_aklkzZXSIhd-kCqa4zQw8/edit?usp=sharing
Please view this new video update for an important message from Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0iptN2Xdlo&feature=youtu.be
Since we were not able to host our annual Retiree Banquet this year, we have created a Retiree Celebration 2020 video to celebrate those individuals who have retired from their service to Fayetteville Public Schools. The video is posted on Facebook https://bit.ly/30Bj92n and on YouTube https://bit.ly/2UEGZq1. Please reach out to these retirees and thank them for their dedication to FPS!
As always, great things are happening in our schools! Here is the final "The Latest" video for the 2019-20 school year. Check it out! Have a great summer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqM7kgDMNkg&feature=youtu.be
Butterfield Trail Elementry Wednesday, May 27th •Pick up students’ belongings •Return items •Say good byes for the year Schedule K- 9:00-10:00 3rd—10:00-11:00 2nd—1:00-2:00 1st—2:00-3:00 4th—5:00-6:00 We ask that you try to follow this schedule; however, items for siblings and/or other grades will be available during all pick up times. For parents not being able to pick up during above times, Mrs. Folsom and Mrs. Williams will be available on Thursday, May 28 from 5:00-6:00 pm in the back parking lot. Items in Lost and Found will not be available until the start of next school year. Please note: Pick up will be in the back of the school following the same route as car rider drop off/pick up. Students’ belongings will be brought to your car to be put in your trunk. Parents and students are to stay in your car at all times. All CDC guidelines will be enforced.
Wednesday, May 27th •Pick up students’ belongings •Return items •Say good byes for the year Schedule K- 9:00-10:00 3rd—10:00-11:00 2nd—1:00-2:00 1st—2:00-3:00 4th—5:00-6:00 We ask that you try to follow this schedule; however, items for siblings and/or other grades will be available during all pick up times. For parents not being able to pick up during above times, Mrs. Folsom and Mrs. Williams will be available on Thursday, May 28 from 5:00-6:00 pm in the back parking lot. Items in Lost and Found will not be available until the start of next school year. Please note: Pick up will be in the back of the school following the same route as car rider drop off/pick up. Students’ belongings will be brought to your car to be put in your trunk. Parents and students are to stay in your car at all times. All CDC guidelines will be enforced.
FPS AMI Video Spotlight: Spanish with Andrew Williams. Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZz-ayPNUjQ&feature=youtu.be
Online Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-21 school year is now open! Click here for more information on the registration process: https://bit.ly/2R2NIbD
During Spring Break, FPS Child Dept. will provide free breakfast & lunch meals at the Owl Creek School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon, - Fri. Breakfast & lunch can be picked up at the same time. Meals are free to anyone 18 and younger. The child must be present to receive a meal.
During the week of Spring Break, March 23 through March 27, 2020, Grab and Go Breakfast and Lunch will be available to any child age 18 and younger at Owl Creek School from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Students must be present to receive a meal. Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd. See you there! 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd.
The FPS Outback food pantry is open DAILY this week from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to provide groceries to families. We normally provide non-perishable food items and frozen meat, but due to recent donations, we are now able to add fresh fruit, lettuce, bread, and eggs to the food boxes. Since next week is Spring Break, we will be giving double boxes on Friday, March 20. The Outback is accessible to families by two different public transit bus routes and is located at 2350 Old Farmington Rd. in Fayetteville on the ALLPS campus.
Please do DAY 2 of the packet that was sent home for AMI day’s. Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, March 20: Pre-packaged food items will be available at the following location: The Fayetteville Public Schools Outback 2350 Old Farmington Rd., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Grab and Go LUNCH will be available weekdays at the following locations: * Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. * FPS Food Truck at the Fayetteville Public Library 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. FPS Bus Delivery Select school bus routes will be developed to deliver grab and go lunches from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, March 20 to provide lunch for children. Specific lunch pick-up locations will be posted on the district website.
fps_logo_2018.png School Bus Delivery Locations for Student Meals Fayetteville Public Schools buses will deliver lunches to students age 18 and younger on March 17 through March 20 at the following times and locations. NOTE: the student must be present to receive a lunch meal. West Route - Bus 92 11:00 Holcomb Elementary - 2900 North Salem Road 11:20 Holt Middle School - 2365 North Rupple Road 11:40 North Crooked Stick Drive & North Golf Club Drive 12:00 North Boxley Avenue & West Franciscan Trail 12:30 Asbell Elementary School - 1500 North Sang Avenue 12:50 Leverett Elementary School - 1124 Cleveland Street Johnson Route - Bus 116 11:00 Johnson Country Store - 2145 Main Drive Johnson, AR 11:20 Wilkerson Mobile Home Park - 5909 Wilkerson Road 11:40 West Appleby Rd & Bob Younkin Drive 12:00 North Keystone Crossing & West Sunbridge Drive 12:20 Woodland Junior High - 1 East Poplar Street (north side of the building) 12:40 Washington Elementary School - 425 Highland Avenue 1:00 Grandview Apartments - 401 West 24th Street Goshen Route Bus - Bus 98 11:00 Andersons Gas & Propane - 123 W Bowen Boulevard 11:30 Park Lake Apts - 1753 East Zion Road 11:50 Park Apts - 2034 East Parkshore Drive 12:10 Butterfield Elementary - 3050 Old Missouri Road 12:30 Kantz Dr & East Oaks Drive 12:50 Yvonne Richardson Center - 240 East Rock Street Elkins Route - Bus 97 11:00 Elkins Dollar General - 2393 North Center Street 11:20 Baldwin (White River Nursery) - 5635 East Huntsville Road 11:40 Pet Groomer Shop (Conoco Store) - 4458 East Huntsville Road 12:00 First Care Plaza (Huntsville and Crossover) - 2532 East Huntsville Road 12:20 Curtis & Fairlane 12:40 Jefferson Center - 612 South College Avenue 1:00 West Cato Springs Road & South Garland Avenue
Please do Day 1 of the packet that was sent home for AMI Day Monday, March 16th: Pre-packaged food items will be available at the following location: The Fayetteville Public Schools Outback Pantry 2350 Old Farmington Rd., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Grab and go SNACKS available at the following locations: * Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. * FPS Food Truck at the Fayetteville Public Library 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
FPS Meals and Health Services Available Health Services The Wellness Clinic at Owl Creek will remain open during the school closure. Meals for Children While our schools are closed for at-home instruction, Fayetteville Public Schools will provide meal options for children beginning Monday, March 16. Meals and pre-packaged food items are available for children 18 years old and younger at no charge. Children must be present to receive a meal. Monday, March 16th: Pre-packaged food items will be available at the following location: The Fayetteville Public Schools Outback Pantry 2350 Old Farmington Rd., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Grab and go SNACKS available at the following locations: Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. FPS Food Truck at the Fayetteville Public Library 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, March 20: Pre-packaged food items will be available at the following location: The Fayetteville Public Schools Outback 2350 Old Farmington Rd., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Grab and Go LUNCH will be available weekdays at the following locations: Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. FPS Food Truck at the Fayetteville Public Library 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. FPS Bus Delivery Select school bus routes will be developed to deliver grab and go lunches from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, March 20 to provide lunch for children. Specific lunch pick-up locations will be posted on the district website.
Message from the FPS Superintendent: Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered all public schools in the state of Arkansas to close and move to Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI) effective on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, with the option to close on Monday, March 16, 2020. Fayetteville Public Schools will be closed beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, and will move to at-home instruction until further notice. All school offices will be open on Monday, March 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to allow families to pick up student medication and AMI materials. AMI materials will be available at https://sites.google.com/g.fayar.net/fps-ami/home. Further information regarding school meal service will be forthcoming.
Butterfield - 2nd grade musical that was scheduled for this Thursday is cancelled.
Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert was inducted into the 2020 Hall of Fame at the 74th Southwestern Regional Convention of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. for his 45 years of Service in developing leaders, promoting brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. Congratulations Dr. Colbert!
This week FPS Child Nutrition celebrates National School Breakfast week with special breakfast menu items and a bike giveaway thanks to @generalmills! Eating school breakfast March 2 - 6 automatically enters you into a drawing to win a bike, helmet, and bike lock. Four winners will be announced on Friday March 6th.
Butterfield - Thank you so much for supporting our book fair! We can’t wait to buy some new books for our library!
Remember to order your yearbook! You and your child will enjoy looking at the memories for years and years. Click link to order https://ybpay.lifetouch.com school id code is 13004420 Please send your pictures from school events to firstname.lastname@example.org 📷 Picture ideas- carnival, dances, class parties, musicals, field trips, clubs, recess, etc
Bronco Academy Session 3 Registration is Open! Click to sign up https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeBm1_bK0e_s34wVmZ_Ced5AUt3o-Ttr7np2KIMh5VMKZ1riQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link&usp=embed_facebook Clubs are filled on a first come first serve basis Sign up today!
Students in grades K-8 across Fayetteville Public Schools participated in Computer Science in Education Week by completing an Hour of Code project. https://bit.ly/2RPbOaR
We are so grateful for the kind, patient, and dedicated Fayetteville Police Department officers that work with our school district daily. Our thoughts are with them, the entire department, and their families as they grieve the loss of Officer Stephen Carr.
FVA is accepting student applications for the 2019-2020 school year! Fayetteville Virtual Academy is an open-enrollment school. Students who reside in the Fayetteville Public School District attendance area are eligible to attend FVA. Students who reside in the state of Arkansas but outside the Fayetteville Public School District may apply to enroll in FVA . Apply now at http://fayettevillear.apptegy.us/o/fva Explore...APPLY NOW!
Sweatshirt, Hoodie, & Long Sleeve Shirt Order Deadline is EXTENDED! NEW DEADLINE, Wednesday, December 4 at 11:59 pm. Don’t delay, order today!!! Shirts will be sent home before the winter break. Click to order https://www.b-unlimited.com/collections/butterfield-elementary-school
Fayetteville High School Choir invites ye noble Lords and Ladies to: THE FIFTEENTH ANNUAL MADRIGAL FEAST ROYAL RENAISSANCE BANQUET For more information click here: https://bit.ly/2CfLRIH
Fourth and sixth-grade students in Fayetteville Public Schools got a treat today! They traveled to Fayetteville High School to hear New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka as part of the True Lit Festival sponsored by the Fayetteville Public Library. He spoke to students in the Bulldog Arena and Performing Arts Center and also led a writing workshop.
Butterfield Trail Elementry ‼️Back to School - Mark your calendars‼️ 💥 BACK TO SCHOOL BASH 💥 Friday, August 9th - 5-6pm Meet your teacher, find your classroom, bring school supplies, buy school shirts, make meal deposits, get bus route info .... AND get snow cones from the KONA Ice truck! 📚CURRICULUM NIGHT 📚 →Kindergarten - Thursday August 8th at 6:30pm← 1st & 2nd Grade - Monday, August 19th at 6:30pm 3rd & 4th grade - Tuesday, August 20th at 6:30pm Childcare provided 🐴 FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL 🐴 Tuesday, August 13th ✏️ School Supply list can be found at https://butterfield.fayar.net ✏️ ❓If you have questions, the Butterfield office is open 8am - 3pm 470-444-3081
•This is a new process and includes all students for all grade levels. •The window for check-in is July 29- August 9. •Please login and confirm your student’s information. •A link with login information will be sent to every parent by email or letter the week of July 22-26th. • If you do not receive your child’s login information by July 26th, please email email@example.com.
Tuesday, August 13th is the First Day of School!
Tuesday, August 20th is 3rd & 4th Grade Curriculum Night at 6:30 pm
Monday, August 19th is 1st & 2nd Grade Curriculum Night at 6:30 pm
Thursday, August 8th is Kindergarten Parent night at 6:30 pm
All Fayetteville Public Schools are closed today (Monday, March 4) due to the early morning snowfall affecting road conditions.
Book fair is almost here! Join us February 25th-March 1st, 8:00am-3:00pm Join us on February 27th for our Annual Grandparents Lunch!
Butterfield Trail Elementary Thanksgiving lunch is on Thursday, Nov. 15th. Look under "News" for specific information on lunch time change.
Butterfield Trail Elementary is having our Spirit Night this Thursday, November 8th. Treat yourself to delicious pizza from 4:00 - 10:00 at Damgoode Pies. Tell them you are with Butterfield and we will get 10% of the sales donated!!!! Choose Dine-In, Carry-out, or Delivery!!
Bronco Academy Online Registration starts now!!! Check out the "NEWS" for links and more information.
Head on over to our PTO Facebook page to see the silent auction items. You won’t want to miss it! Fall Carnival is 5-7 tomorrow!!!
Don’t miss the LIVE AUCTION during the Fall Carnival! The Live Auction begins at 5:30 on the stage and will include some of the items that are most sought after each year at the of the auction.
Fall Carnival is scheduled for October 13, 5-7!
NO SCHOOL!!! Friday the 28th is teacher in service, which means no school for students.
Don't forget to come to our Spirit Assembly Thursday the 27th, 8:30 - 9:30!
Don't forget to order! Packets came home Monday and orders are due Wednesday, the 26th. You can also order online at http://www.mixedbagdesigns.com/butterfield-trail-elementary-pto
It’s BOOK FAIR week!! September 17th-21st Dress up Day - Tuesday the 18th - Magical Theme (unicorns, fairies, magician, etc) 🦄🧚♂️ DAD OR BUDDY LUNCH SEPTEMBER 19TH COIN COMPETITION! The winning class of each grade wins an extra recess and the teacher uses the funds to buy books for their classroom library! Monday-Pennies Tuesday-Nickels Wednesday-Dimes Thursday-Quarters Friday-Dollars
Join us for the Butterfield Enchanted Forest Book Fair September 17-21! There will be special events each day and all proceeds will be used to purchase books and enrichment supplies for the Butterfield Trail Library! 📚 🦄 🦌
Did you know you can download our app and get all the information you need right from your phone? Download Fayetteville Public Schools app and search your child's school.
Don't forget to bring your school supplies to the back to school bash on August 10th. If you forget, you can bring it the first day/week of school.
First day of school is August 13th!
Meet your teacher, see your classroom, get your car rider tags, get a meal application and deposit, get PTO information, and much more at our Back to School Bash on August 10th!
Get your BTES t-shirt!!! BLAZING THE TRAIL FOR 50 YEARS
Don't forget Back to School Night is August 10th, 5-6 pm