Fawn Mountain Elementary School

Fawn Mountain Elementary School

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  • On Wednesdays, school is dismissed and buses run at 2:20pm.

    Staff will not be dismissed early, but will stay to participate in important, pertinent professional development. 

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  • Text Alerts, Announcements, and Reminders

    Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District uses the SchoolMessenger notification system to provide timely communication to parents and staff members on matters such as attendance, lunch balances, transportation, school activities, and emergencies.  This system is designed to send phone calls, emails, and text messages; allowing you to select how you prefer to be contacted. 
    The district will only use the service to provide information that is timely and relevant. 
     
    To participate in the text messaging service, you must indicate your willingness to receive text messages to your phone. The process is simple and only takes a few seconds to complete. 
     
    Simply text any one of the following words to the number 68453: subscribe, option, yes 
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School News

  • Summer send-off reverse parade June 3rd 2:15-2:45pm

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  • Summer School June 15th - July 23rd

    Open to ALL Students

    Dear Parent/Guardian,

    We continue to be dedicated to your child’s academic and social emotional education. Your child is invited to attend summer school June 15th through July 23rd. With social distancing mandates still in place, we will be offering summer school instruction remotely through ZOOM sessions with a daily schedule of activities. This year’s summer school will be open to ALL students enrolled in KGBSD grades K-12 and can be registered by a parent/guardian.

    What would a schedule look like?

    This year’s summer school will run Monday-Thursday from 9:00-12:00pm with a 45 min break for lunch from 12:00-12:45pm. After lunch we will offer enrichment opportunities till 1:45pm. The focus of summer school will be math and literacy tasks daily with weekly science and art options. More details will follow.

     

    Will I get training as a parent or guardian?

    -  Parent Open House will take place the week of June 8th, with a couple of meeting options.

    -  Please bring your questions for our team!

     

    How will this work?

    -  We will continue using the ZOOM platform for direct-teaching sessions

    -  Your child(ren) will meet in small groups in ZOOM breakout rooms to work with their teachers on key concepts in Language Arts and Math

    -  Students will be given tasks to complete to bring to the zoom sessions

    -  We will offer brain breaks and physical activity breaks during or between ZOOM sessions

     

    Commitment to Attendance

    -  If your child has an extended, planned absence, please notify the Summer School program coordinator (see below)

    -  We understand your child(ren) may not be able to attend the entire 6 weeks. We will accommodate families who may be able to attend part of the summer school session.

     

    How do I enroll my child(ren)?

    -  Complete the information below and copy and paste into the body of your email by 25th May.

    -  Email Kinder-6th to nick.higson@k21schools.org

    -  Use the 7th-12th registration form by clicking here  

    -  In the subject line of your email, include the words, “Summer School Referral”

     

    Summer School Referral Information

    1. Parent/Guardian Name(s):

    2. Student First and Last Name, Current Grade, Current School:

    3. A Good Contact Phone Number & Email:

     

    You will receive a confirmation email of your child(ren)’s enrollment and be contacted by phone as we get closer to the Summer School start date.

    Email  For Kinder - 6th grade questions, please contact Marian Gonzales - marian.gonzales@k21schools.org, or Nick Higson - nick.higson@k21schools.org.

    Email  For 7th-12th grade questions please contact Kurt Lindemann - kurt.lindemann@k21schools.org

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  • Wednesday, May 13th is the last day to submit a video or photo of your talent!

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  • Sign up for School Messenger

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  • Letter from the superintendent  

    Please click here to read the letter that district superintendent Beth Lougee emailed to families on Friday, April 24th.

     

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  • Are you in crisis? Call the Ketchikan Crisis Line: 225-2273

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  • Audible Hello families!

    Did you know that the Audible app is free to students during this time of school closure?

    Look what I found this morning: "Charlotte’s Web" by E.B. White, read by a full cast (including Meryl Streep!). I found many other wonderful children's books on the app as well!

    This sounds like a good choice for the entire family.

    Happy Reading,
    Mrs. Brandt-Erichsen
    Fawn Mountain's Library Media Specialist

     

     

    Charlotte's Web Cover

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  • Alaska Digital Library

     

     

     

     

    Alaska Digital Library How-To Video

    Click on the link above to watch a 4-minute video that teaches you how to log on to the Alaska Digital Library.

    Clicking on the AK Digital Library Logo at the top of this post will take you to their website.

    Not sure of your library #? Email your school's library-media specialist! 

    For Fawn Mountain kids, that's Mrs. B: 

    beth.brandt-erichsen@k21schools.org 

    Thanks to Mrs. Brandt-Erichsen for putting together this video!

     

     

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Daily Schedule

  • OFFICE HOURS:

    Fawn Mountain office will be staffed during the hours we are providing free meals to children 18 years old and younger: 

    • 8:30am-10:00am

    • Noon-1:30pm

    If you call the office (228-2200) and we can’t answer, feel free to leave a voicemail, or email Principal Linnaea Troina at linnaea.troina@k21schools.org. Please visit the district website at www.kgbsd.org/coronavirus for updates.  

     

    FOOD DISTRIBUTION:

    We are providing FREE meals to children 18 years old and younger during these hours:

    • 8:30am-10:00am (BREAKFAST & LUNCH AVAILABLE)

    • Noon-1:30pm (LUNCH & SNACK AVAILABLE)

    Getting food is easy! Drive up to the front of the school, and one of our staff members will come take your order, then another staff member will deliver your food to your car. We can feed any children, not just Fawn Mountain students. 

     

     

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  • Preschool

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  • Preschool Packets:

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Student Absences

  • Student Absence
     
    If your child is going to be absent from school, for any reason, please call the school office first thing in the morning (907)228-2203. When a student is absent, only the office can change the status to "excused."  Thank you
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