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Payments and Orders are due by December 7th! Forms are available in the Front Office!   

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Congrats to Abby Eberspacher!!

Congratulations to Abby Eberspacher who was awarded UNL's Emerging Leaders Scholarship ($2,000/year for 4 years) through the Greater Omaha Council Bluffs Area Council on Youth Leadership. We are proud of you, Abby. It's a great day . . .

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Parents of Seniors

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  

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Pawsitive Referral Wall

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!!!

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USDA Extends FREE Meals for Kids

    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 . . .

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Juniors and Senior Parents/Students

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 . . .

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Vaccines for Children

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More Resources for Families

    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 . . .

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One Week of Wellness

  One Week of Wellness & Activities   Recipes Recipe cards to print Healthy Day Checklist 8 Tips to Stay Hydrated Quick, Healthy Breakfast Bites Quick . . .

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Community Spirit Activities

    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 . . .

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Activities Committee Report with E-M Committee

  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 . . .

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Professional Athletes 2 minute routines

    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… . . .

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Nutrition and Healthy Habits for our Elementary Students (and their families)

    For older elementary students: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04PGdM-H9WA&feature=youtu.be   A little something for younger elementary students: . . .

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Fun Family Workouts

    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 . . .

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Parent Guide to Healthy Conversations During the Coronavirus Outbreak

  Here is a helpful website for talking with kids of all ages: https://growingleaders.com/homechats/?inf_contact_key=027a24457195f438b49f8f476d9dc373b7af0999dac2af6212784c39e05d2aef

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A great opportunity for teens & families

  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 . . .

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Blood Donations Still Needed During COVID-19 Pandemic

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

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Healthy Activities/Recipes for Families from USDA/MyPlate

    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 . . .

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Hy-Vee is offering KidsFit club! Great family activities focussed on health and positivity!

  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 . . .

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Myth Busters about COVID-19

  Here are some Myth Busters about COVID-19 from the World Health Organization:     Myth Busters  

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Guidelines for Cleaning & Household Chores

    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 . . .

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Health & Wellness during COVID-19

  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 / . . .

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Resources for Families & Educators During School Closures

    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 . . .

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Having Discussions with Children about the COVID19 virus

    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 . . .

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COVID19 Information and Resources

    Here are some helpful resources and information about the COVID19 virus:   Helping Children Cope Health Alert Notice Link to CDC website

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FCCLA members earn gold medals at STAR

    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 . . .

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Manufacturing Class news

  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, . . .

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Tips for Parents - TikTok app

    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 . . .

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Jr. High Quiz Bowl

    The Friend 8th grade quiz bowl team finished 2nd at the Thayer Central Quiz Bowl Competition Monday night in Hebron.  Fifteen teams competed in this event. Congratulations to Kiarra Fennell, . . .

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NHS/Red Cross Blood Drive

  Little Aiden Keckeisen was born with a heart condition known as atrioventricular septal defect. He had a difficult time gaining weight, and he struggled to breathe due to excess blood flow to his lungs. . . .

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Student Council Update

      The Bulldogs are back in the routine of school and Homecoming is just around the corner! Homecoming week is September 24th to September 28th. This year, the Student Council chose to focus on the joining of . . .

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New Content under "Forms" section

      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 . . .

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Friend App

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 . . .

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Strategic Plan

    2017-20 Strategic Plan  

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Line Relationships of the District

Line Relationships of the District  

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