We are blessed at Friend Public School to have ANOTHER TEACHER OF THE YEAR on our hands!!!! Congrats to Brian Arp on his achievement!! So well deserved!!
1. Get adequate sleep. Help your child establish a consistent bedtime routine. Children in kindergarten through 6 th grade, should get between nine to 11 hours of sleep a night. Quality of sleep is directly associated . . .
Here is the link to the EMF Bobcats Fancloth shop!! It is open until Friday, August 6th. https://fancloth.shop/JCTCR
Friend Public School School Meals at No Charge for All Students Effective for School Year 2021-22, Friend Public School will serve meals at no charge to enrolled students. The U.S. Department of . . .
Congratulations to Sue Eigsti for being selected for the Nebraska American Legion Teacher of the Year Award!!!! We are so proud of you Sue!!
Please use the attached form for your school/athletic physical this year. All 7th graders, and any 7-12 grade students participating in a sport must have a physical completed prior to the start of the year/sport season. Paper copies are . . .
Watch the concert on Striv!! Follow this Link to view it!
Parents of seniors -- do you have questions about how to help your child complete the FAFSA? Take a look at this six-part video series that will walk you through the entire application! The FAFSA Demo
There are always a LOT of "Pawsitive" things happening at Friend Public School! Check out our Pawsitive Referral Wall, and it is only the end of October!!!
FPS was just notified by NDE that funding for the Summer Foods Program is in place for the duration of the 2020-21 school year. This means that students will be offered free meals for the . . .
Is your child or a junior or senior in high school? Are they considering college? Do you know how they (or you) will pay for it? Take a look at EducationQuest's current newsletter for answers to those questions and . . .
Fred Rogers Productions will post a new activity, recipe or craft each day on multiple social media sites. Click on the above link to learn more and to access lots of virtual . . .
One Week of Wellness & Activities Recipes Recipe cards to print Healthy Day Checklist 8 Tips to Stay Hydrated Quick, Healthy Breakfast Bites Quick . . .
Some great ideas to keep bodies and minds active whilst lifting community spirit! This site includes activities for various age groups, as well as individual and family activities! There are several ideas that touch . . .
Click here to read report from the joint meeting with the Activities Committee members from the Friend Board of Education and members from Exeter-Milligan Activities Committee that met on March 1, 2020 to discuss the possible . . .
Join professional athletes for some 2 minute routines that are sure to boost your heart rate and energy levels! Alliance for a Healthier Generation shares Fitness Breaks powered by the Wasserman Foundation… . . .
For older elementary students: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04PGdM-H9WA&feature=youtu.be A little something for younger elementary students: . . .
A couple of fun family workouts that require no equipment! Perfect to get those wiggles out when outdoor activities may not be possible! We would love to see some pics of your family staying fit -- post some activity . . .
Here is a helpful website for talking with kids of all ages: https://growingleaders.com/homechats/?inf_contact_key=027a24457195f438b49f8f476d9dc373b7af0999dac2af6212784c39e05d2aef
https://worldwalking.org/ World Walking invites you to find fun in fitness and reap the benefits of a healthier, active lifestyle. There many upshots to getting up and about, like reducing your risk of heart . . .
Click here to read more about blood donations during this time: https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/dlp/coronavirus--covid-19--and-blood-donation.html
https://www.choosemyplate.gov/browse-by-audience/view-all-audiences/children/kids/games https://www.choosemyplate.gov/browse-by-audience/view-all-audiences/children/kids/kids-activity-sheets . . .
5-WEEK CHALLENGE INFORMATION Hy-Vee KidsFit ® is a fun, at-home program designed for kids and families to help promote health, exercise and nutrition as a priority in our daily lives. This program is designed to . . .
Here are some Myth Busters about COVID-19 from the World Health Organization: Myth Busters
There are so many questions when dealing with COVID-19. Here are some guidelines from the CDC on housecleaning and household chores. How to Clean and Disinfect . . .
From the School Nurse: These are good sites for videos and interactive games for younger elementary students and families during this time at home: https://pbskids.org/games/healthy-habits / . . .
During this stressful time for students, parents, and educators, here are some resources to help young people learn the social-emotional skills they need to get through challenging events. If you have questions about . . .
Concern over the COVID-19 virus can make children and families feel anxious. It is important to acknowledge some level of concern, without panicking, as well as to talk with your children using accurate information . . .
Here are some helpful resources and information about the COVID19 virus: Helping Children Cope Health Alert Notice Link to CDC website
Members of the Friend FCCLA Chapter traveled to Seward for District II STAR Competition on Friday, January 24th. Competing in the Nebraska Event, Family Challenges and Issues were Shelby Steyer and . . .
Chuck Parks from Tuttle Inc. demonstrates tig welding aluminum to Friend Public School Manufacturing Class. Pictured left to right Nate Schafer, Mr Hitchcock, Cole Holman, . . .
In an effort to help parents & guardians navigate the ever-changing technology and social media our students encounter, we will periodically share tips and information. Today you can learn about the popular app . . .
The school sports physical form can also be printed and taken to your doctor's office when getting sports physicals. We need all four (4) pages returned to the school . . .
There is an app available for both Android and Apple users, go to your store and search for Friend Public School. This will allow you to see the calendar, lunch menu, links to Powerschool, and the social media sites for the . . .