For Parents

Advanced and Accelerated

Smith K-2  

Contact
Monica Burke
517-223-6401

Various clubs meet after school in 4 – 8 sessions.  Clubs open to all students are based on teachers' expertise and students’ interest.  Recent club offerings include:                      

  • Stem Club
  • Sign Language Club
  • Music Club
  • Fit Club
  • Art Club
  • Color Wheel Club
  • Differentiated math and reading instruction is provided for all students' enrichment.

Kreeger 3rd-5th

Contacts
Jen Paruszkiewicz
517-223-6357
Sandra Gill
517-223-6351

Various clubs meet after school throughout the year.  Clubs open to all students are based on teachers' expertise and students’ interest.  Recent club offerings include:

  • Drama
  • Chess
  • Genealogy
  • Creative Thinking
  • Art
  • Science
  • The Bug Club
  • Archery Club
  • Jump Rope
  • Archery
  • Dancing
  • Honors Choir
  • Field of Dreams Baseball Club
  • Girls on the Run (fee based)

NUMATS (Northwest University Midwest Academic Talent Search)
Each year qualified students have the opportunity to take the EXPLORE (prep test to college entrance exam), providing an opportunity for parents to connect to resources.

Full year math acceleration placement testing is available to fourth and fifth graders who qualify.

Differentiated math and reading instruction is provided for all students' enrichment.   

FJHS Grades 6th - 7th – 8th 

Contact
Amy Maurer
517-223-6214
Bobbiesue Adams
517-223 -6216

Full year acceleration for math possible based on NWEA test scores, unit test score averages, and teacher recommendations.

ELA will not be accelerated, but an honors ELA will be offered in both the 7th and 8th grade based on NWEA test scores in reading and language usage, writing score averages, and teacher recommendations.

Science, Social Studies and Foreign Language can be accelerated by a year by testing out of the subject. Students have to sign up to take the testing out exam and receive a 77% or higher on the exam in order to advance.

Each year qualified students have the opportunity to take the EXPLORE, SAT or ACT providing an opportunity for parents to connect to resources.

Students are able to participate in after school Chess, National Jr. Honor Society, Jazz Band, Art Club, Math Club, Ski and Snowboard Club, Theater play productions,  Vex Robotics Club,  and Science Olympiad at the present time.

FHS Grades 9th – 12th   

Contact
Erin Murphy
517-223-6106

Students may choose accelerated academic paths.  AP courses are available in Calculus, Physics, Language Arts, Psychology, English Literature and Composition, Chemistry, Biology, AP Art 2D Studio Design and History.   FHS also offers on-line learning opportunities.  Dual enrollment and “testing out” is also available to those students who qualify. 

Extensive club offerings include Art Club, Tech Club, DECA, Jazz Band, NHS, SLS and Theater.

Kindergarten – 12th Grades

District Contact
Tim Dowker
517-223- 6016  

Building G/T Coordinators participate in MAGE (Michigan Association for Gifted Education) opportunities when possible and support the district FACTO parent group.

Community Recreation and Fowlerville Community Schools offer a wide range of athletics for youth to participate in.

FACTO (Fowlerville Academic Creative Talented Organization) Parent Group

If you would like to receive information from FACTO about opportunities for children please contact:

Susie Baumgartner
517-404-6511
Barb Parker
517-528-0526

Other Resources
 

  • MDE Talent Development
    Michigan Department of Education Talent Development (Gifted and Talented) website and resources.
  • GT Resource Network
    GT Resource Network is an all volunteer group dedicated to the support of gifted children and their parents.
  • Michigan Alliance for Gifted Education
    The Michigan Alliance for Gifted Education offers resources, learning opportunities and events to help support and nurture Gifted Children, and those who are concerned about them, in Michigan.

Fowlerville Academic Creative Talented Organization (FACTO)

Membership is open to anyone who is interested in supporting advanced, accelerated or creative students in the Fowlerville Community Schools. E-mail Only membership is FREE, Sponsorship Membership is $5 per year.

FACTO Contacts

Barb Parker – President
(517)223-7871
Taunya Rehfus –  Membership Chairman and Treasurer
(517)521-1942
Contact Taunya for membership sign up
Cris Stock – Vice-President
Linda Ranville – Secretary

PDF DocumentGifted & Talented Opportunities

Common Core Standards

Common Core Standards - Provides background and History of the development of these Standards Common Core State Standards web site - complete common core state standards /p>

Questions?
Mrs. Sheila Larson
Curriculum Director

Common Core Resources
 

English Language Learners (ELL) Reference

Fowlerville Community Schools has prepared a Handbook for the purpose of educating our staff on the federal ELL regulations and to provide uniform practices for the district. You will also find a Visual Code of Conduct for our ELL students and families.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact your building principal or myself
Sheila Larson
District ELL Coordinator
517.223.6028

FCS ELL Handbook - Guidelines for implementation of ELL Program
Code of Conduct Part 1 of 3 - Visual Representation of Expected Behavior
Code of Conduct Part 2 of 3 - Visual Representation of Expected Behavior
Code of Conduct Part 3 of 3 - Visual Representation of Expected Behavior

FCS Parent Involvement

Parent Engagement Toolkit


Michigan Department of Ed has developed a Parent Engagement Toolkit  to describe ways parents can become involved in their children's education at school and in the community. Scroll to the Green Sections to begin your journey!