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Frances Willard
201 N 4th St
Arkansas City, Kansas 67005
Schedule:

7:55a - 3:15p

Please contact the office if your child will be absent or tardy.

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Phone: 620-441-2050
Fax: 620-441-2054
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October

Anti-Bullying Awareness Week

During the week of October 2-6, we will take the opportunity to create awareness and address the harm that bullying creates for students. You may wonder if your child is being bullied at school.  Below is some information:

When someone does something unintentionally hurtful, and they do it once, that's rude. When someone does something intentionally hurtful, and they do it once, that's mean. When someone does something intentionally hurtful and they keep doing it, even after they are asked to stop - that's Bullying. The most common signs that your child is being bullied are excuses and faking an illness to get out of school, loss of appetite, failing grades, and avoiding social activities.  The best way for parents to respond to bullying is to support and report. Support your children by having open lines of communication, avoiding blame, listening to their story, and empowering them. A very important key is to report to the school if you feel that your child is being bullied. See Stopbullying.gov for more information.

We will create awareness this week by having special dress up days each day.

Monday, October 2 – Mismatched Day

Tuesday, October 3 – Western Day

Wednesday, October 4 – Superhero Day

Thursday, October 5 – Tie Dye and Peace Sign Day

Friday, October 6 – Hat Day

 

Pictures

Fall Individual Pictures will be held on October 12th.  

PTO, Parent Teacher Organization

All parents and guardians are invited to attend the first PTO meeting of the 2017-2018 school year.  The meeting will be held on October 2, 2017 at 6:00 PM.  The meeting will be held at Frances Willard in the Library Media Center.  Please join us!

 

Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program

This year students will have the opportunity to sample different fruits and vegetables on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  The goal of this program is to expand the variety of fruits and vegetables children experience, increase children’s fruit and vegetable consumption and make a difference in children’s diets to impact their present and future health.  Please take some time to discuss with your child their favorite one so far. 

Fruits and Vegetables

Dates to Remember in October

October 2 – PTO Meeting at 6:00 PM

October 2-6 – Anti-Bullying Awareness Week

October 12 – Fall Individual Pictures

October 23 – Report Cards Sent Home with Students

October 23-25 – Red Ribbon Week

October 26 – No School, Teacher Workday

October 27 – No School, Arkalalah

October 31 – Halloween

 

Please save Box Top$ for our school.  

 

Monday’s are Frances Willard Spirit Day.  Students should wear their Frances Willard T-Shirt or blue and yellow.  

 

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