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Ski and Snowboard Club info Beast

If you are still in need of Ski and Snowboard Club forms/ information, please click here.

Vaping Presentation and Forum Vape

We will be hosting a parent information presentation and forum on vaping on Wednesday January 16th beginning at 6:30 in the auditorium. Further information will be sent through a parent email regarding details and presenters.

Parent Advisory Council Meeting

Come join a supportive group of parents and educators to discuss topics of interest and learn about school and community resources. Our next meeting will be January 30th from 6:00 pm -7:15 pm.

PSAT Scores Released Collegeboard

Scores from the October, 2018 Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) were released by the College Board the week of December 10th.  Guidance counselors met with students who took the test and explained how to access scores online, how to interpret test results, and recommended next steps.  Please check with your student for their login and password and ask them to share their results with you, as the College Board only provides online score reports for students and their families.  If you have any questions, please contact your student’s guidance counselor at 665-2673 or email them.    

 visit https://parents.collegeboard.org/ 

 

7th Grade Graham Cracker House and Cookie Community Service Activity cookies

We would like to thank the 7th grade students and their families for their overwhelming support of our graham cracker house and cookie community service activity. Students created nearly 100 graham cracker houses and dozens of cookies. These donations were delivered to the Franklin County Community Meals Program which serves thousands of meals each year to families in Greenfield, Turners Falls and Orange. Andrea Leibson, Executive Director, was extremely appreciative of our school's effort. Happy holidays!

Alumni Coffee Hour Dec 21 9-10:45 Coffee hour

9am-10 Visit with Teachers 10-10:45 Post-Graduation Discussion

Where: Frontier LMC

RSVP to zoe.keenan@frsu38.org by December 14th

Send A Congratulation Message To Your Graduating Senior graduate

Send A Congratulation Message to your graduating Senior.

Let them know how proud you are of them. Read more to find out how to send in your ad now.

All ads are due no later than January 7, 2019

Model UN Trivia Night - FRIDAY ModelUN

$3 Admission
Bake Sale
8 categories with one bonus round
8 team member maximum

10th Annual Music Telethon (POSTPONED - MONDAY the 19th) telethon

**NOW MONDAY NOVEMBER 19th** Join us online or in person at our 10th Annual Music telethon. The Frontier Regional Music Telethon is an annual live music event put on by Frontier Regional School to raise money for the Music Department to be used for various needs which arise throughout the year. You may watch the telethon on FCAT channel 12 in the 4 towns or on ONLINE (youTube) on the Frontier Regional School Website main page. Tune in. It will be a lot of fun. Read more to find out how to watch or make a pledge

Pink Cruiser Comes to Frontier! pink cruiser

Pink Cruiser is coming to Frontier tomorrow! 
The objective of the MSP pink cruiser is to show support and raise awareness of those battling breast cancer. This is done as part of the P​ink Patch Project​ which the MSP are participating in for their second year. October was ​Breast Cancer Awareness Month​ and scheduled appearances of the pink cruiser have been extended into November due to its popularity! Officer Fitch plans to visit FRS and will have patches and decals available for purchase​ ​(please see below for more details).​ Y​ou may also choose to ​wear pink to school on 11/7 ​to show your support and for group photos with the cruiser.

The flyer here

Parent Advisory Council Meeting

Are you a parent of a child with special needs? PLEASE JOIN US! Parent Advisory Council Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 6:00 - 7:15 pm at the Sunderland Elementary School Library.

1/2 Day Schedule November 5th half day

This is a reminder that there will be a half day on Monday, November 5th. The schedule is posted here

Half Day Schedule

College Financial Aid Seminar Recording college planning

Parents and students were invited to attend a free seminar on paying for college to be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Frontier Regional High School Auditorium. This seminar was offered through MEFA, the Commonwealth’s authority on planning, saving, and paying for college.An experienced MEFA representative provided an overview of the college financing options for your family. Please contact our Guidance Office at 665-2673 if you have any questions. If you missed the College Finaincial Aid Seminar on September 25th, Thanks to Frontier Community Television you can watch it in its entirety here.  College Financial Aid Seminar

Chromebook Insurance chromebook

"Students grades 7-12 are provided a chromebook device at no cost to families.  Students are responsible for all damages to their chromebooks unless it is determined there is a manufacturer defect.  To lessen the burden of repair costs, Frontier Regional School District has chosen Worth Ave. Group to provide families an insurance option which will protect the device against ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE, THEFT, FIRE, FLOOD, NATURAL DISASTERS, POWER SURGE and VANDALISM.

The enrollment and payment must be completed online via the link https://gpo.worthavegroup.com/gpo/frontier/

The enrollment deadline for insurance is September 30, 2018.

Juniors and Seniors College Planning collegestudent

Attention juniors and seniors:  A list of college open houses and fairs can be found on the Frontier website under Guidance --->College and Career --->Searching and Planning. For seniors,  a listing of scholarships can be found on the Frontier website under the guidance tab, then Searching and Planning. The list is updated monthly.
 

Music Telethon Logo & Poster Contest (Due Friday) Telethoncontest

 

Frontier Music Department is happy to announce this year's Telethon logo/poster contest. This year the Telethon is in the fall. So the deadline for this contest is October 12th. The usage is for t-shirt, social media and poster displays. Two winners will be chosen.  For this contest you may choose to make either a LOGO or a Poster.

Prizes

1st place logo - T-shirt with logo + bragging rights

1st place poster - 1 Full color large-size poster print + bragging rights

For complete information Click Here

New District Pediculosis Procedures

At the end of last school year, FRSU#38 School Committees voted to eliminate the Pediculosis (head lice) policy and adopted revised procedures for managing head lice in the five schools in our district. (See attached).

Welcome! Welcome Building

 

Dear Frontier Families,

We are looking forward to another wonderful year here at Frontier Regional School.  As the opening of school approaches on August 30th, we are busy preparing our classrooms and building for the return of our students.  Our building staff has done a stellar job of cleaning the school and making it shine. READ MORE

 

Breakfast Now Being Served at FRS new menu

This school year we will be serving breakfast. The time frame will be from 7:15-8:00 AM. The price is $2.50. this price includes milk. We now offer a choice of fruit & milk with breakfast & lunch. Daily Breakfast offerings are hot oatmeal, cold cereals, bagels, muffins, fruit, juice, & milk. Daily lunch offerings are fresh salad, sandwiches, homemade soup of the day, weekly pizza specials.

Mary Delusa is our Food Service Director. Please reach out at any time with questions, comments, or suggestions! mary.delusa@frsu38.org

September Menu

Fall Athletic Opening Dates and Times football

Frontier Regional Athletics announces the following opening dates and times for their 2018 fall sports season.

READ MORE to find out dates and times of your sport.

All potential players must register on Family ID(familyid.com) and have a medical exam, within thirteen months of the first practice date, on record with Frontier to be eligible to participate.  Please be aware that student athletes will become ineligible to participate on the exact day thirteen months from their last physical exam date.

Frontier Earns Silver in US NEWS Best HS Ranking USNews silver medal

Frontier Regional is ranked 54th within Massachusetts. Frontier Regional is ranked #1070 in the National Rankings and earned a silvermedal. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college.

Read more about this at USNews ranking of Frontier Regional School

Notice to Class of 2013 Class of 2013 records

Frontier Regional High School

Notice to Class of 2013 Class of 2013

records are scheduled to be shredded on September 10, 2018.

If you would like to pick up your file, please contact the Guidance Office at 665-2673, prior to that date.

Literary Magazine is Out!! LitMag

Check it out! 

At long last, we have this year's literary magazine published.  The title, Why It Matters, responds to the crucial existence of words and images - writing and art, communication and performance - in education and in life in general.  Enjoy the works of students past and presence.

Read it HERE

Graduation Pictures Available

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The photography club would like to share this album of graduation pictures.

Video is also available here 

Congratulations to the class of 2018!

Class of 2023 Online Fundraiser fundraiser

The Class of 2023 is conducting an online fundraiser at www.boonsupply.com between now and June 22.

Summer Reading Announced! SummerReading2018

Summer Reading assignments have been released. There is a required book title for each grade (read more below). Every student is expected to read the book assigned to their grade and choose ONE assignment to complete by September 7th, 2018. High school students will submit their completed assignments in the LMC and Middle School students will submit them to their English teachers.

All students need to choose and complete and submit one assignment by September 7th.
High school students- submit completed assignments to the library media center.
Middle school students- submit completed assignments to your English teacher.

 

 

Screenagers Film Screening and Panel Screenagers

Join us for an exclusive private screening of the movie Screenagers followed by a parent/student panel discussion

Tuesday June 12, 6:00pm in the Frontier Auditorium

Screenagers is an award winning film that probes into the vulnerable corners of family life and depicts messy struggles over social media, video games and academics. The film offers solutions on how we can help our kids navigate the digital world 
https://www.screenagersmovie.com/ 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1798018423827914/ 

The event is FREE

Seniors - Chromebook Collection Happening Now Chrome

Seniors are encouraged to return their Chromebook and charger once they confirm with all teachers that the device is longer required.  The deadline for returning Chromebooks and chargers is the last day of finals, May 25, 2018.   Chromebooks and chargers are to be returned to the OIT Department (room A220).

 

FRS Spring Concerts May 8th and 15th Spring Concert

Middle School Spring Concert

TONIGHT - Tuesday, May 8th

7:00-8:00PM

High School Spring Concert

Next Tuesday, May 15th

7:00-8:30PM

 

FRS Hydration Station Hydration Station

Frontier Regional Environmental Club is raising money to get a Hydration Station installed in the middle school wing. This will promote kids using reusable water bottles- a major environmental action which relates to plastic use issues, economic issues, and water conservation issues. Supporting us will help  ensure students will have easier access to clean drinking water, will be able use and fill up their water bottles more easily, and will help them to stay hydrated throughout their school day.    Please help support our environmental club of 22 students to reach their goal and leave a lasting mark on the MS wing.  We thank you for trying to help us reach our goal! 

Click on the gofundme link below to donate? 

https://tinyurl.com/y6wmdcc2 

Frontier Girls Track and field Calendar Raffle TrackCal

Support Girls Track and field and purchase a raffle ticket. Enter to win a prize everyday of the month of May! One ticket $3.00 or two for $5.00

 

Athletic Fields Pre Emergent Weed Control grass

The scheduled date for the annual chemical application on Frontier athletic fields is Friday morning April 20th. The fields can not be scheduled/used on that date or for the next 72 hours. That will be the following Monday afternoon (April 23rd).

Information including fact sheet and formal notification can be found here

Prom Tickets For Sale prom2018

They are $70 each for Saturday, May 12th at 6pm at the Log Cabin. The deadline has been extended to Friday, April 27th. Masquerade themed.

The Boston Red Sox Rally for the Jimmy Fund sox

The Frontier Baseball and Softball teams are sponsoring The Boston Red Sox Rally for the Jimmy Fund. They are trying to get as many people as possible to donate a minimum of $10 and on Thursday April 5th, for the Red Sox Home Opener everyone is to wear their Red Sox gear to school that day to promote the fund raiser and of course show their Red Sox pride. Here is the specific link to Frontier Baseball and Softball's donation page: 

 

 https://www.kintera.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=1175438&supId=453156630

Thursday the 29th is The 9th Annual Music Telethon & Cabaret telethonlogo

This Thursday, 29th 6pm to 9pm is our 9th Annual Music Telethon. The Frontier Regional Music Telethon is an annual LIVE STREAMING music event put on by Frontier Regional School’s Arts Department on YouTube. The evening of the event will feature our Cabaret. The overall goal of this telethon is to raise money for the Music Department to be used for various needs which arise throughout the year. 

FamilyID - New Registration for Spring Sports Season Family ID

We are excited to announce that we are now offering the convenience of online sports registration through FamilyID (www.familyid.com), starting with our Spring 2018 sports season sign ups.

School Musical The Wizard of Oz This Weekend! Wizard of Oz

Frontier Regional’s Music Dept. and Drama Club proudly present their Second Annual Musical, The Wizard Of Oz. 

March 16th and 17th at 7pm, March 18th at 3.

Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. 

March 14th Walkout WalkOut

In regards to the national school walkout event on March 14th, on March 6th, students reached out to the School Committee to conduct a student led movement on this day. See attached letter from our administration regarding this activity.

Letter from Principal Darius Modestow

To watch the video presentation to the school committee by the students. Click read more

Basketball Tournament Game POSTPONED Basketball

Boys Basketball Tournament game Tonight Postponed to 4 pm on Saturday at Monument Mountain High School.

Best Buddies Spag Supper CHANGE IN DATE BB

PLESE NOTE THE CHANGE IN DATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

important announcementFor a listing of all upcoming public hearings for Frontier Regional and Union 38 School Districts, please click here.

2 hr delay with Early Release 2 hr delay
Snow Ball '18 - Semi formal Dance SnowBall2

A Winter Semi-Formal for Grades 9-12

Deerfield Elementary School Cafeteria

JANUARY 27th, 7-10PM

BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE SENIOR CLASS

Tickets Sold at Door, Price $5

Please have conversations with your teens about vaping Vape

 

Dear Frontier Families,

 

Nationally, “vaping” is increasing in popularity and is finding its way into schools across the country. We are sending this letter to keep you informed about the potential problems that these products can cause and what you can do to help. At Frontier we are seeing an increase in use and are actively working to eliminate these devices from our school.

MidTerm Exam Schedule ExamSchedule2

First Semester Final Exam Schedule

January 25th  D1 B1 Exams,   C & A Class

January 26th    A1 Exam, Advisory, C1  Exam,   10:50 Dismissal

Visit Guidance Page Notebook

The Guidance page is updated continually.  Please check it out for current information regarding course selections, testing information, college visits, military options, financial aid and more! The guidance page is your one stop shop for college and career center and important announcements regarding deadlines.

http://www.frsu38.org/1/content/guidance 

Video: FRS Holiday Concerts FCAT Holiday

FCAT wishes you a wonderful holiday break. If you missed the concerts, click to watch:

High School Winter Concert

Middle School Winter Concert

Toy/Pet Drive 2017 Toy Drive

The Toy/Pet Drive has come to a close. All the toys are being donated to the Shriners Hospital in Springfield MA and the Shriners Hospital is going to share our donation with their burn unit in Boston. Here are the totals

 

Toy/Pet Challenge toy pet

 The student council is coordinating toy and pet supply drives during the upcoming holiday season. The class with the greatest amount of contributions will receive a prize (yum) from Mr. Modestow.

Hot Chocolate During Advisories Hot Chocolate
FRS Drama Club Play This Weekend!! FRS Play

The Drama Club is proud to present “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie this evening, (Friday) and Saturday at 7:00 P.M. and this Sunday at 2:00 P.M.  All tickets are five dollars.    Event Link https://www.facebook.com/events/1602307193166703/ 

Kindness Calendar - December 2017 Kindness Calendar

It’s December!  KindVersity Club is sponsoring the Month of Kindness Project here at Frontier.  Be on the lookout for colorful Kindess Calendars throughout the school.  These will be available in the Main Office, in the LMC, and in Mrs. Blair’s room, A206.  There are lots of ways to bring kindness into the holidays, and to make this season sweeter in small but meaningful ways.  There’s an idea for each day this month.  Everyone is encouraged to join! - Link to the pdf version for printout 

2018 Yearbook Order form Yearbook

Yearbook order form 2018: Please use the attached form to order yearbooks (you can also order online at the listed website for Jostens on the form. 2018 Yearbook Order Form Direct Link to order online

Take out a Yearbook Ad -Parents of Graduating Seniors yearbook ad

Parents of Graduating Seniors, 2018 - Would you like to place a parent Ad to personalize a congratulations for this important accomplishment for your young person?  Use the attached order form to send a personalized message with a baby picture and your message.  THis is due by December 18, 2017.  Parent Ads Form

 

Gobble Grams Gobble Grams

Gobble Grams available at lunches. Middle Schoolers see Mrs. Strelke if you are interested.

FRS Holiday Concerts Dec 12th & 14th concerts

Featuring Strings, Band, Chorus, Jazz Band --The event page

https://www.facebook.com/events/1578660968859208/ 

Check out the Robotics Club! Robotics

This year, the robotics club is building and learning to program mini Sumo Wrestling Robots to compete against other club members. 

District Strategic Plan for Continuous Improvement

We are pleased to share our District Strategic Plan for Continuous Improvement with you. Our plan was developed through a team process that has evolved over the last three years encompassing information from our staff and outside experts, including audits from the Department of Education, Curriculum Services Management Inc., and our own data gathered from classroom observations and learning walks. To view, please click here.

Parent Advisory Council Meeting Nov. 28, 2017 6:00-7:15

Are you a parent of a child with special needs? Would you like to join a supportive group of parents and educators to discuss topics of interest and learn about community resources? At this PAC meeting Dave Chevalier, Service Coordinator, from DDS, will discuss " available DDS access and supports for children and also field questions on transition to adult services ."

Post Season Sports Schedule sched

Check out all the post season action. If you missed some, check out the videos on FCATMEDIA 

Playlist

https://youtu.be/UjHfH6HoieY 

SES Shopping Extravaganza - 11/19 1:00 - 4:00 Holiday

Get your holiday shopping done while supporting local crafters and vendors
and enjoying FREE Hot Cocoa !

Parent Advisory Council Meeting Tuesday, November 28 book

Are you a parent of a child with special needs? Would you like to join a supportive group of parents and educators to discuss topics of interest and learn about community resources?

 

PLEASE JOIN US!

Coffee House (Music performance) Coffee

10 year Anniversary show

PERFORMANCES BY:

Patrick M., Dez Roy, Lexa Boyden, Joey Lawton, Ella Deane and Phaelon Koski

And many more!

 

Flu Clinic Nov1 @ Conway Grammar Flu

Franklin Regional Council of Governments - Cooperative Public Health Service

Bring your insurance card!

Fee, if no insurance: $20 adults / $10 kids This year, injectable formula only. Regular OR High-Dose formulas available for those over age 65.

Restaurant Night at Chipotle Mexican Grill Nov 28th Chipotle

The 8th grade is holding a restaurant night at Chipotle Mexican Grill, 334 Russell Street, Hadley on Tuesday, November 28th from 4-8pm.  If you mention Frontier 8th Grade Washington, D.C. Funraising or present a flyer when ordering, 50% of the proceeds will go to help fund the 8th Grade Washington, D.C. trip this year

Parent Advisory Council Meeting (PAC)

Are you a parent of a child with special needs? Would you like to join a supportive group of parents and educators to discuss topics of interest and learn about community resources? PLEASE JOIN US!

8th Grade Fish Fry OCTOBER 28th 4-7 Fish Fry

Meal choice or Chicken or Fish, includes fries, coleslaw, drink and dessert. Prepurchase TICKETS only. See an 8th Grader OR message polly.wozny@frsu38.org 

 

Facebook Event

https://www.facebook.com/events/1553253578083513 

Spirit Week Oct2 - Oct 6 Events List Peprally

THERE WILL BE AN ADVISORY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL FALL HARVEST DOOR CONTEST STARTING ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

The SENIOR CLASS will be having a HIGH SCHOOL Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 7 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the Gymnasium
Tickets will be $5.00

 

Click here to see the complete schedule

Help Us Help Mauriceville Middle School Orange, Texas Texas

Mauriceville Middle School (320 students in grades 6-8) in Orange Texas received extensive damage due to Hurricane Harvey. 

The 7th & 8th grade classes have organized a supply drive that will continue until Friday, October 6, 2017.  Items can be dropped off at either the main entrance, middle school entrance or Mrs. Wozny’s classroom (D201).  The current list of needed supplies are listed below:

 

Parent Advisory Council Meeting Tuesday, October 17 Book

Are you a parent of a child with special needs? Would you like to join a supportive group of parents and educators to discuss topics of interest and learn about community resources?

 

PLEASE JOIN US!

STUDENT CHROMEBOOK LOAN AGREEMENT & PROCEDURE Chromebbook

The deadline to sign up for Accidental Damage Insurance is October 6, 2017

The purpose of the 1:1 device program at Frontier Regional School is to provide additional collaboration tools for all learners, opportunities for creativity and innovation, enhance students’ ability to engage with educational online content, promote the development of self-directed and personalized learning and become well versed in digital citizenship.

8th Grade DC trip - February 26 - March 2, 2018 DC

February 26 - March 2, 2018

Please find information regarding the 8th grade field trip to Philly and Washington D.C. through this link.  When important handouts have been distributed to the students this link will be updated with those handouts.  Please check periodically for information.

DC Trip information

2017-2018 Transportation Routes

The Transportation Routes for the District have been updated for the 2017-2018 School Year! Please click here to see if your route has been changed.

SPORTS: Opening dates and times for their 2017 fall sports season. Soccer

Frontier Regional Athletics announces the following opening dates and times for their 2017 fall sports season. If you are playing sports this fall, below is important information regarding your sport. 

2017-2018 Substitute Orientation Night

Important DatePlease join us for the 2017-18 Substitute Orientation Night on Monday, August 28th at 6:00 PM at the Library Media Center at Frontier Regional High School. Anyone interested in substituting in our district is encouraged to attend. We are seeking subs for classrooms, Main Office staff and Registered Nurses for our Health Offices. Principals will be on-site for the interview process. Please bring your resume, if you have one, along with your driver's license and 1 form of government identification (i.e, passport, birth certificate, social security card). If you are unable to attend, please contact Rhonda at the Superintendent's Office - 413-665-1155.

Middle School Math Website Math Website

Dear Families:

 

Through the years many parents have asked what can be done over the summer to maintain skills and develop mathematical thinking. There are a few options for families.

 

 

Summer Reading information Summer Reading

In order to make more connections to and perhaps help students find more purpose in summer reading, we have chosen a required book title for each grade. Every student is expected to read the book assigned to their grade and will complete an assignment relating to the book within the first two weeks of their English class.

Fuel Your School Circle K

Circle K donates $1,000

Parent Advisory Council Meeting

Are you a parent of a child with special needs? Would you like to join a supportive group of parents and educators to discuss topics of interest and learn about community resources?

8th Annual Music Telethon & Cabaret Telethon

March 30th is the Frontier Regional School Annual Music Telethon. The Frontier Regional Music Telethon is an annual live music event put on by Frontier Regional School’s Arts Department. The evening of the event will feature a mix of amateur and professional entertainers. The overall goal of this telethon is to raise money for the Music Department to be used for various needs which arise throughout the year. One method of funding is from callers who will call in the evening of the performance and make a pledge. Calls should be made to the school at 413.665.2118 the evening of our telethon. You may watch the telethon on FCAT channel 12 in the 4 towns or on ONLINE on the Frontier Regional School Website main page. Tune in. It will be a lot of fun.

Thank you in advance for your generous donation!



 

De-Escalation Strategies Workshop for Parents De-Escalation Strategies Workshop for Parents

Two-Part Workshop: De-escalation Strategies To Use at Home With Your Child

Presented by Molly Bremner, Horizons Director, and Scott Dredge, Vice Principal/Frontier High School- both are certified CPI Trainers.

FRONTIER REGIONAL SCHOOL | 113 North Main Street | South Deerfield, MA 01373
Phone: 665-2118
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Fax: 665-1518