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January 7, 2022
TIME CHANGE: Curbside Meal Pick-Up

Curbside Food Service times will be changed to 8:30-9:30 am, beginning Monday, January 17, 2022. 5 days of meals will still be provided for students currently enrolled in Ferndale Schools virtual learning.

Please see the cubside meal pick-up flyer for details.

December 15, 2021
Curriculum Quarterly – Fine Arts & Our Students

The latest FPS Curriculum Quarterly is now available. Our Curriculum & Instruction Department will be releasing a new issue 4 times a year that will briefly highlight areas of teaching and learning in Ferndale Public Schools. We look forward to sharing our programming overviews with you.  If you have questions, please contact Johanna Mracna at johanna.mracna@ferndaleschools.org.

This issue focuses on our Fine Arts Instruction goals and methods, presented by grade ranges. Please take a look, and stay tuned for future issues introducing our other pillars of education.

FPS Curriculum quarterly December 2021

Read the Curriculum Quarterly for December 2021 - Fine Arts Education and Our Students »

December 7, 2021
Headspace App Now Free for 13-18 year olds

Headspace, the internationally recognized mental wellness and meditation app, is now FREE for children 13-18 years old in the US. Featuring mental health exercises, guided meditations, and other tools, headspace is an amazing tool for developing and maintaining self-regulation practice in your daily life. You can get an account through the Peer Health Exchange.

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December 6, 2021
Meet our Newest Curriculum & SACC Leader

Please join us in welcoming Tiwanya Robinson to our Ferndale Family. Tiwanya joins the district as a Curriculum Coordinator & SACC Coordinator. She brings over 20 years of experience in education to her new role with Ferndale Schools. She has served in a variety of capacities in education, including Instructional Coach, District-wide School Improvement Coach, and Climate & Culture Supervisor. Even with these amazing experiences, she is most proud of the years she spent teaching and earning a National Board certification for teaching. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Child Development/Education from Michigan State University and a Master’s of Education from Wayne State University in Reading.

December 3, 2021
Update Notification Preferences Ahead of Winter Weather

Please login to Remind and set your notification preferences to make sure you receive updates on weather closures and other important notifications.

  1. Click here or navigate to Remind.com
  2. Click the down arrow to the right of your name
  3. Select Account Settings from the dropdown menu
  4. Select Notification preferences from the new Side Navigation, and set your notifications.
  5. Phone numbers and emails should automatically be added for you through MISTAR. To add or update phone or email, visit the MISTAR Parent Connect Portal.
11/18/2021
TCEC Students Explore Electrical Apprenticeships
The TCEC students participated in the Metropolitan Detroit Explorers Apprenticeship Program by touring the Detroit Electrical Industry Training Center in Warren on Thursday, November 18th. Students learned the requirements for applying to and participating in the Electrician's Apprenticeship Program, toured the training facility and had the opportunity to bend some conduit with tools in the workshop. The Explorers Apprenticeship Program meets once a month at a different Apprenticeship Training Program offering students a first hand look at the facilities and allows them to have discussions with trainers and employees including opportunities to apply to the programs. TCEC is planning to attend the next session in January at the Plumbers Apprenticeship Training Program.
 
November 3, 2021
Vaccines for Children 5+ Now Available

Emergency Use Authorization of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for youth aged 5-11 has now been approved. The Oakland County Health Division in partnership with Oakland Schools has multiple school sites that will host pediatric vaccine clinics across Oakland County starting November 8, 2021.

October 20, 2021
Diversity Committee Seeking Volunteers

Ferndale Schools Diversity Committee is seeking volunteers for the following roles:

  • Coordinating Agendas and Meetings
  • Leading Projects
  • Planning Information Sessions
  • Planning Community Activities
  • Making District Recommendations

To learn more, contact ferndaleschoolsdiversity@gmail.com

September 26, 2021
Community Comes Out for Homecoming

Families lined the streets of 9 Mile and Pinecrest to welcome the 2021 Eagle Pride Homecoming Parade last Friday. Students joined their classmates and teachers to carry banners down the main streets, led by the Golden Eagle Marching Band.


The Eagle Pride Tailgate once again featured free music and an inflatable slide, as well as local food trucks and games for community members. Thanks to everyone for coming out to celebrate with us. #FlyHighEagles