Read about our very own Joseph Weishaar in NWA Online https://bit.ly/2Rsrx1p. Arkansan-designed memorial to WWI vets opening in D.C. CONGRATULATIONS!
Due to the winter weather, road conditions, and power outages, Fayetteville Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, February 18, and Friday, February 19 for snow days (no virtual learning). All buildings will be closed, and all activities are canceled. In order to meet the state requirement for 178 student contact days, the school year will now be extended through Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
Exciting news! Fayetteville Public Schools is looking for two school nurses to join our team! Registered Nurses with an Arkansas license and current CPR certificate, please apply online at https://district.fayar.net/o/fps/page/human-resources--246. Please email Melissa Thomas, Director of Health Services, at email@example.com for more information.
Dr. Steven Weber, our Associate Superintendent for Teaching & Learning, joins podcast host Judith W. Umlas to discuss how the Power of Acknowledgment and Grateful Leadership are a more necessary part of education today than ever before. https://bit.ly/36kq1mF
If you are considering Fayetteville Virtual Academy for your child for the 2021-22 school year, FVA will hold parent meetings nights via Zoom at 6 p.m. on February 16, March 16, and April 12. More information will be coming soon here and at the FVA website: https://district.fayar.net/o/fva
Fayetteville Public Schools Child Nutrition will offer free meal packs during the winter break, which is from December 21 through January 1. The five-day meal packs (five breakfasts and five lunches) will be available for pick up on Tuesday, December 22 and Tuesday, December 29. More information here: http://district.fayar.net/article/369794?org=fps
Please take a moment to view an important video message for our Fayetteville Public School families from Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVuYYZnsDAw
In lieu of our Winter Concert season, FHS Choirs are releasing a recording in mid December and offering a full digital album for purchase! Your purchase of the digital album will include: songs featuring all choirs, a wide variety of music, and a specialized embroidered mask! Masks are 3 layer, 100% cotton with nose wire, filter pocket and filter included. They are made by local artists and are of limited quantity! Funds raised will help us with the cost of sanitization equipment, choir gear, and yearly fees. Purchase your tickets for your album and or mask on Givebutter THEN FILL OUT this Google Order Form https://bit.ly/35WF0Dy to choose your mask preferences and e-mail where your album link(s) will be sent.
Great things are happening every day in our schools, especially in 2020! Our teachers and students have adapted to the changes put in place to protect health and safety, and teaching and learning are still the focus of every school day. Check out "The Latest" video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9dOouFbKZM
Please view this new video update for an important message from Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0iptN2Xdlo&feature=youtu.be
Since we were not able to host our annual Retiree Banquet this year, we have created a Retiree Celebration 2020 video to celebrate those individuals who have retired from their service to Fayetteville Public Schools. The video is posted on Facebook https://bit.ly/30Bj92n and on YouTube https://bit.ly/2UEGZq1. Please reach out to these retirees and thank them for their dedication to FPS!
As always, great things are happening in our schools! Here is the final "The Latest" video for the 2019-20 school year. Check it out! Have a great summer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqM7kgDMNkg&feature=youtu.be
FPS AMI Video Spotlight: Spanish with Andrew Williams. Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZz-ayPNUjQ&feature=youtu.be
During Spring Break, FPS Child Dept. will provide free breakfast & lunch meals at the Owl Creek School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon, - Fri. Breakfast & lunch can be picked up at the same time. Meals are free to anyone 18 and younger. The child must be present to receive a meal.
During the week of Spring Break, March 23 through March 27, 2020, Grab and Go Breakfast and Lunch will be available to any child age 18 and younger at Owl Creek School from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Students must be present to receive a meal. Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd. See you there! 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Owl Creek School 375 N. Rupple Rd.
The FPS Outback food pantry is open DAILY this week from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to provide groceries to families. We normally provide non-perishable food items and frozen meat, but due to recent donations, we are now able to add fresh fruit, lettuce, bread, and eggs to the food boxes. Since next week is Spring Break, we will be giving double boxes on Friday, March 20. The Outback is accessible to families by two different public transit bus routes and is located at 2350 Old Farmington Rd. in Fayetteville on the ALLPS campus.
Dear Ramay Parents, Just a quick note to be flexible as we maneuver through AMI days. Please read the correspondence at the link below... https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Apmm_GfIchL9BbEwtfzohGNFEyv56LtAus4uWh0NJJM/edit Thank you, David Watkins Principal
Attention Soon To Be 7th and 8th Grade Ramay Students. Be sure to Schedule your CAP Appointments through the following link. The Dates are April 2nd and April 7th from 3:45-7:00pm http://bit.ly/RamayCAPAppointmentScheduler
Superintendent Dr. John L Colbert was inducted into the 2020 Hall of Fame at the 74th Southwestern Regional Convention of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. for his 45 years of Service in developing leaders, promoting brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. Congratulations Dr. Colbert!
This week FPS Child Nutrition celebrates National School Breakfast week with special breakfast menu items and a bike giveaway thanks to @generalmills! Eating school breakfast March 2 - 6 automatically enters you into a drawing to win a bike, helmet, and bike lock. Four winners will be announced on Friday March 6th.
Dear Ramay Parents, This is a reminder that with Valentine's day coming up that we DO NOT accept deliveries at Ramay. Please take care of this at your home. We will have a normal day of school. Thanks, and have a great rest of the week.
FPS is revamping our districts facilities. Construction starts February 3 and is expected to take us to the start of next school year in August. Below is information regarding the new drop off and pick up for busses as this construction impacts Ramay. https://youtu.be/VNp5_wppVfk
Ramay Families, This is a reminder to login to pickatime.com/fayettevillehs and schedule your child's CAP Conference so their schedule for next year can be built. PLEASE NOTE: The Pick-A-Time window will close at midnight on Monday, Jan. 27, schedule an appointment ASAP.
Próximo Eventos para Ramay Junior High 15 de enero – COMIENZA la Inscripción de Cita para CAP para los futuros 9º grado 24 de febrero y 26 de febrero – Conferencias CAP (4:30 – 8:00 pm) Para más información vaya a fhs.fayar.net
Upcoming Events for Ramay Junior High 1/15 - Rising 9th Grade CAP Appointment Registration OPENS 2/24 & 2/26 - CAP Conferences (4:30-8:00pm) Check out fhs.fayar.net for more information.
Students in grades K-8 across Fayetteville Public Schools participated in Computer Science in Education Week by completing an Hour of Code project. https://bit.ly/2RPbOaR
We are so grateful for the kind, patient, and dedicated Fayetteville Police Department officers that work with our school district daily. Our thoughts are with them, the entire department, and their families as they grieve the loss of Officer Stephen Carr.
Tonight is Ramay Spirit Night at Dickey's BBQ on Wedington come on out and support Ramay PTO 5-9pm
Ramay Spirit Night at Dickey's BBQ on Wedington come on out and support Ramay PTO
SCREENAGERS addresses the most pervasive parenting issue of our time head on—depicting teen struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction. Plan to attend this FREE event for parents and students attending FPS middle and junior high schools. Tuesday, December 10 at 6 pm at Owl Creek School. Go to https://bit.ly/2LoTlOn
FVA is accepting student applications for the 2019-2020 school year! Fayetteville Virtual Academy is an open-enrollment school. Students who reside in the Fayetteville Public School District attendance area are eligible to attend FVA. Students who reside in the state of Arkansas but outside the Fayetteville Public School District may apply to enroll in FVA . Apply now at http://fayettevillear.apptegy.us/o/fva Explore...APPLY NOW!
Fayetteville High School Choir invites ye noble Lords and Ladies to: THE FIFTEENTH ANNUAL MADRIGAL FEAST ROYAL RENAISSANCE BANQUET For more information click here: https://bit.ly/2CfLRIH
Ramay PTO Tamale Fundraiser! Order deadline is November 1. They come hot and ready to eat. Please click on the link below. All orders must be prepaid to be valid. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16NSXP7xfvG2AHImw6BUYUDkrpqyZOrBqnPsrXVnIW68/edit
The second day of the True Lit Festival brought national-award winning author and MacArthur Fellow Gene Luen Yang to the FHS Performing Arts Center to speak to all eighth and ninth-grade students. Mr. Yang also led two writing workshops for select groups of students. Special thanks to the Fayetteville Public Education Foundation and the Fayetteville Public Library for bringing Mr. Yang to speak to our students for the Blair Lecture Series.
Come on out to support the Ramay PTO Subway Spirit Night on Wednesday, October 16 from 5pm-7pm at the Subway on Wedington. Our PTO receives 50% of the profits during that time. Hope to see your there!
Dear Ramay Family: We are looking forward to seeing you at the upcoming Parent-Teacher conferences! Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on the following dates and times, as established on the District’s board-approved calendar: Tuesday, October 22 from 3:45 to 6:45 p.m. OR Friday, October 25 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Either date you attend will be fine. Parent will report to the Ramay Library to retrieve ACT-Aspire scores, a copy of your students report card and to fill out a parent survey. Parents then will report to the cafeteria to visit teachers.
Ramay parents, Ramay will host our Open House on Tuesday August 27 from 5:30 to 7:45. All parent will start in the cafeteria for a brief meeting and then follow your student's schedule in 8 minute increments. See you there!
Ramay Students and parents, Students will report to their advisory period to receive a new copy of their schedule. If you picked up a schedule at our schedule pick-up day you will report to that advisory listed... advisory lists will be posted in several locations for reference.
Attention Ramay Parents, ACT Aspire tests are right around the corner and provide a tremendous opportunity to showcase our growth this year. Please encourage your student to try their best and get plenty of rest the nights before. 8th Graders will test April 16-18 and 7th Graders will test April 23-25. Parents, please note, most testing will occur in the morning, however, if a session is active we will not be able to call into a testing room for a student to be checked out. Please make every effort possible to ensure your student is at school and distraction-free and ready to perform their best. Have a great rest of the evening
Attention Ramay parents... it is not too late to sign up for CAP night for Tuesday April 2 from 4-7pm. If you did not attend March 28 go ahead and sign up with the CAP Scheduler that can be found at Ramay.fayar.net Thanks and see you there, Dwatkins
The Ramay Pre-Engineering program partnered with the Fayetteville Humane Society to build 3 dog houses for their animals. Meek’s in Fayetteville and Lowes’s on MLK sponsored materials to build the houses. Ms. O’Neal’s GA classes built the houses and Mrs. Strasser’s Graphic Design Class designed the logo and flyers to showcase the project.
Attention Current and Future Ramay Parents... Happy almost Spring-break! Don't forget to sign up for your Ramay CAP Appt. the scheduler link is on Ramay.fayar.net for either 3/28 or 4/2. Come finalize your student's course requests. See you there.
Attn: Future 7th graders. Remember to come learn more about the CAP process, talk to Ramay teachers about next year’s classes, and prepare for course requests at PreCAP Parent Night THIS Thurs., Feb. 28. We will start in the Ramay Cafe at 6:30pm. Questions, call the main office.
Attn: Current 7th graders. Remember to come learn more about the CAP process, talk to Ramay teachers about next year’s classes, and prepare for course requests at PreCAP Parent Night THIS Thurs., Feb. 28. We will start in the Ramay Cafe at 5pm. Questions, call the main office.
Attention current and future Ramay parents! It's Career Action Planning (CAP) season! Visit Ramay's website at Ramay.fayar.net The two big events are Pre-CAP Parent Night on 2/28, and the CAP Nights on 3/28 & 4/2. Look for more information about scheduling and times later.
Come support Ramay this Thursday December 13,2018 from 5-9pm... copy this flier and present it at Pieology and 20% will go to support Ramay PTO.
Ramay parents... come eat tonight Thursday November 8 at the Subway on Wedington... PTO fundraiser from 5-7pm. See you there!
Ramay Flu Clinic for students is Wednesday Oct. 24th. There are forms in the office students or parents can pick up. Forms MUST be filled out and brought back to the school nurse a day in advance by Oct. 23rd. Forms will not be excepted on the day of the clinic.
Ramay will host parent/teacher conferences Tuesday Oct. 23 and Thursday the 25th from 3:45-6:45 in the Ramay Cafeteria. There is no sign up. Parents will start in the library to receive some documents and then report to the cafeteria. Hope to see you there!
Parent/Teacher Conferences will be October 23, 2018 & October 25, 2018 from 3:45pm to 6:45pm. Conferences will begin in the Ramay Junior High Cafeteria; there is no need to sign up! See you then!
Ramay wins over Springdale Central in volleyball 25-15, 25-15! Runs the overall record to 20-0! RPRD!
Via a gift by Tyson's and the Ed. Foundation, students at both JH's will read The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander. To ensure all students receive a copy to keep, help us offset costs by making a gift of The Crossover! Make your gift at: http://www.fayedfoundation.org/crossover/
Ramay wins first game versus Lincoln of Bemtonville 25-8
Ramay volleyball wins 25-12 & 25-9 to take their record to 13-0 over Bentonville Fulbright! #rprd
Ramay at Farmington in volleyball... wins first set 25-15. #rprd
Ramay wins the first set 25-8
Thank you Chikwela Kumalo for your contributions to our football team #hypevideorocks
Check out our Football season hype video. https://drive.google.com/open?id=10h_etF59P2Q8vCMNf2zlFyJhSVH2Jk3O
Ramay Parents, at our curriculum night August 23 you will follow your student's schedule starting at 5 sharp with advisory period in 7 minute increments until 6:17. After we will meet in the cafeteria for a brief report and some Q and A with admin. Pick up schedules in advisory.
Ramay defeated Woodland in volleyball action in the first two sets. #rprd
Ramay vs Woodland tonight at FHS arena.
First set win for Ramay 25-8 #rprd
Curriculum Night at Ramay August 23 5-6:30pm (not a drop in... program starts at 5 sharp) Hope to see you there!
Day 2 is well underway at Ramay... 7th graders are figuring it out... #rprd
What a great start at Ramay today!! Thanks to all the parents, students, and teachers... #rprd