Fairfield Elementary School

Wed
19
Dec

Education Foundation awards over $11K

FISD teachers and Education Foundation members paraded through the halls while awarding more than $11,000 to various staff members recently.
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Excitement was in the air Friday, Dec. 14, as the Fairfield ISD Education Foundation awarded over $11,000 in grant money. The grants were presented to all four Fairfield campuses in dramatic fashion as the band marched through the halls while the Education Foundation Board of Directors handed out checks to the recipients. “It is the absolute best day for the board. We are always excited to see the faces on the faculty and students when they receive the grants,” said FISD Education Foundation President Brian Evans. Jennifer Chavers’ junior high students will receive funds for digital discovery programs to connect students with the outside world and learn to problem solve through teamwork.  Fairfield Junior High School was also awarded orb robots that target problem solving and creative thinking through a coding application. This program will be implemented by Kristen Dunlap.

Wed
28
Nov

Pre-K Thanksgiving parade

Lots of little turkeys filled the halls of Fairfield Elementary School during the pre-k's annual Thanksgiving parade. Students designed their own turkey outfits and paraded through each hallway with balloons prior to their holiday break.

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Tue
20
Nov

My favorite part of Thanksgiving is...

Ava Campbell

The Fairfield Recorder interviewed 12 first graders at Fairfield Elementary School, asking what is their favorite part of Thanksgiving. Here are their answers:

Ava Campbell - "Helping others and pumpkin pie!"

Hannah Smith - "Ham, broccoli, and chocolate pie!"

Zoe Dunbar - "Family and eating the chicken!"

Mariah Frazier - "Salad, turkey, and cake!"

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Fri
18
May

Authors welcomed at Fairfield Library

Fairfield students recently penned books as a special project, which are now displayed at the Fairfield Library. Library patrons can scan the QR code on any book to hear the story read in the author's voice or watch a movie based on the book and created by the author. Last week, students brought their parents to the library on a special Book Mobile bus, which shuttled 1st through 5th grades over from their campuses. Pictured is Library Director Gary Wiggins enjoying a book with author Anna Allen.

Photo by April Walker

Wed
01
Nov

Pumpkin winners announced

Thirteen pre-k students were awarded for their creativity during the Pre-K's Pumpkin Decorating Contest held last week. Amy Evans, Melissa Cox, and Lisa Schick judged the pumpkins, choosing first, second, and third places, as well as various other categories.
Winners were:

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Thu
30
Mar

Family Fun Night planned

Looking for something to do Friday night? Take your family to Family Fun Night at Fairfield Elementary School cafeteria! Cost is $20 per family, or $5 per person. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 31. Activities include bounce houses, inflatable obstacle courses and slides, and much more! This event is sponsored by the Fairfield elementary PTO group.

Wed
01
Feb

TxDOT open house planned

FREESTONE COUNTY – The Bryan District of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is developing plans to improve the traffic flow of I-45 frontage roads and ramps within the Fairfield area. An informal open house is scheduled for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Fairfield Elementary School. A proposed project layout will be available for viewing and TxDOT staff will be available to discuss the project. Since this meeting will be conducted as an open house, no formal presentation is planned. Attendees may come and go at their convenience.

 

 

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Fri
27
May

Drive planned for leukemia patient

Cancer. It strikes fear into the hearts of everyone. Now that fear has come home to a little girl named Mika. Mika is a first grader at Fairfield elementary. She likes arts and crafts, school, and spending time with her family. She also happens to have leukemia.
Be The Match and Carter BloodCare are setting up a donor event next week at the elementary campus to search for a bone marrow donor for her. The blood drive event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, in the Carter BloodCare bus.
Be The Match will be set up in the elementary gym from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day also to test individuals for potential blood marrow matches. Clifford Ackerman, community engagement representative for Be The Match, will taking cheek swabs from potential donors.

Fri
27
May

Present meets future at elementary school parade

Fairfield Kindergarteners enjoyed a parade given by the Class of 2016, complete with their cap and gown, Tuesday morning. The kindergarten class made "diplomas" - to which they signed their name and included a photo - and handed it out to the graduates as they passed by. School is officially out for summer on Thursday, June 2, and graduation ceremonies are slated to begin at 8 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Eagle Field.

Photo by April Walker

Wed
18
May

FES book club celebrates summer birthdays

Fairfield Elementary School students had a big party in the library recently to celebrate its May and summer birthdays. Students from left to right, top to bottom are: Robbie Williams, Alaina Baker, Landon Cockrell, Jaevion McElroy, Austin Bitting, Jesus Pina, Walker Scherer, Blake Brackens, Bryson Myers, Davie Pickens, Sydney Martin, Hadlie Morrison, Madyn Mitchael, Ruby Rodriguez, Chrystal Rodriguez, and Logan Williams. Not pictured are Mika Taffola and Hudson Little.

Photo submitted by Betsy Monico

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