Author Archive | Stacy Colwell

Charitable Giving

As a school, Frontiers Academy recently held a fundraiser for charities important to our community!  Our students, staff, and families should be incredibly proud of our success in raising money for 3 charitable organizations: Direct Relief, American Humane, and UNICEF.  Our ultimate goal was to help others while simultaneously teaching our children the value of […]

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Thanksgiving STEAM Day

Our students had a wonderful time during our STEAM Thanksgiving event on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving break.  All of the students were divided into cross-age groups with one of the E5 students assigned as the team leader.  The groups with students from E1 to E5 then traveled to five different sessions that related to Thanksgiving […]

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Parent Conferences – Next Week

We believe that continual and open communication is key to our students being successful in school.  This is why we have parent/teacher conferences scheduled early in the year and well before report cards come out.  This time provides you a chance to share about your child and learn from the teacher what they have observed […]

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Respect at Frontiers Academy

Respect – How do we define respect and how do we teach children to be respectful?  At Frontiers Academy, we work on this every day and believe we are making a difference.  First of all, we must establish a common language so that we all understand what respect looks and sounds like.  We share with […]

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New Happenings at Frontiers Academy

This summer, we here at Frontiers Academy are working on further improving our curriculum, schedules, programs, and special events for this upcoming school year.  It is important to take time during the summer to both reflect on the things that went very well and look for areas that we would like to improve.  Many families […]

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Now Enrolling for the 2017-18 School Year

Building Frontiers Academy is a community event.  Did you know that 40% of our new students come from referrals from our parents? We count on our school community to share with their families and friends about the great learning going on at our school.  From our amazing students listening, speaking, and studying in three languages […]

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Summer Homework

Summer is a great time for relaxing and recharging your batteries, but it is also a time that students can lose skills that they have gained throughout the year.  Many research studies have shown that students lose two to three months of reading and math over the summer.  In order to continue our high academic […]

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Iowa Assessment Results

In May, our first, second, and third grade students took the Iowa Assessments.  This test measuring student achievement and monitoring progress is a standardized test used across the nation.  Our reading comprehension results, with our students performing above grade level, were shared at our end of the year program.  In math, our students also scored […]

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