2017-2018 District Newsletters

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    June 2018 OTF
    This is the final newsletter of the year! Inside this issue we celebrate the Class of 2018, as well as the participants from Science Olympiad, Social Studies Olympiad, Destination Imagination and History Day. We say farewell to Dr. Richards, who will retire at the end of the month. Finally, we wrap up the spring varsity sports.

    May 2018 OTF
    After an extensive search, Ms. Carrie Wozniak is named the next superintendent of Fraser Public Schools, plus an exciting program will launch at Fraser High School this fall that will revoluntionize our CTE programs, find out what it means for our students. Plus we recognize our Teachers of the Year, District K-12 Art Show winners and our district's music programs. 

    April 2018 OTF
    The Board of Education recently awarded more than $8 million in bond projects and we recap the major projects planned for this summer. Plus we have highlights from Science Olympiad, History Day, and our FHS winter sport summaries.

    March 2018 OTF
    In this newsletter we recap the steps we have taken for school and student security and what we are working on going forward. Plus did you know February was CTE month? Page 3 is dedicated to some of the latest achievements of our CTE students and programs. 

    January 2018 OTF
    January is Board Appreciation Month, find out how we honored our seven members. Is your child changing buildings in the fall? Want to show a friend what Fraser is all about? It's open house season, check out page 2 for the details on all of our events! Plus we have the results from Solo and Ensemble, Scholastics, BPA and HOSA.

    December 2017 OTF
    It's the final newsletter of 2017. Through the help of our Fraser Family, we were able to bring joy to many children in our district and community with the giving tree and Dominic's Christmas Wish. We also have a wrap up of our fall varsity sports.

    November 2017 OTF
    Did you know the Michigan Department of Education is looking at Fraser as a model district? We were honored to host State Superintendent Brian Whiston, followed by a Fraser team meeting with State Board members in Lansing. They were interested in our competency-based education model and how it's working in our district. Plus the Fraser Education Foundation awarded their teacher mini-grants this year, find out what innovative projects were funded. 

    October 2017 OTF
    Our amazing Peer-to-Peer program is featured in an upcoming national publication. Students and staff provided a hands-on demonstration at a recent Board of Education meeting. Plus we have a recap of the Eureka Math Parent Night as well as resources for at-home activities.  

    September 2017 OTF
    The first month of school is under our belts! In this issue we kick off a series on how Fraser is personalizing learning and the positive impact that's having on every student. Plus we have a recap of our district's M-STEP results, and introductions of our two new administrators - Special Education Director Mrs. Lynn Sossi and Mark Twain Elementary Principal Mrs. Laura Woods. 

    August 2017 OTF
    It's back to school time! Inside this issue you'll find the orientation information for Richards Middle School and Fraser High School, as well as Kindergarten Meet the Teacher dates and times. We also have an update on the Fraser Difference bond projects and introduce our new Board of Education Trustee, Mr. Scott Wallace.

2016-2017 District Newsletters

  • Over the Fence Logo

    June 2017 OTF
    The 87th Commencement of Fraser High School is in the books - find a complete wrap up of the ceremony and everything Class of 2017-related. Plus our Board of Education President Gerry Gauthier is retiring after serving 23 years. 

    May 2017 OTF
    Our outstanding students are earning recognition both locally and nationally for academics, student organizations, and for just themselves. Read about the latest accolades for Fraser in this month's Over the Fence.  
    Science Olympiad Photo Gallery
    Social Studies Olympiad Photo Gallery
    History Day Photo Gallery

    April 2017 OTF
    The bond election is just a few days away, find out all the details about election day. Plus we have season summaries for our winter sports and our three Teachers of the Year!

    March 2017 OTF
    It's Science Olympiad season, and for the first time ever, a team from Richards Middle School and Fraser High School competed in regional events. Plus find out how the district is celebrating March is Reading Month, and see how the band and vocal music students did at MSBOA District and State Solo & Ensembles!

    February 2017 OTF
    From Empty Bowls to Pasta for Pennies and returning bottles one empty at a time - FPS students are raising money for those in our community. Plus check out the full results from the HOSA Regional Conference, MSBOA Solo & Ensemble and the Scholastic Art Awards. 
    Click here to see the 2017 Scholastic Art entries from Fraser High School.

    Janaury 2017 OTF
    Find out how the District is recognizing our Board of Education during School Board Recognition Month, plus read all about a new grant that will bring Science Olympiad district-wide!  

    December 2016 OTF
    We are very excited to show you a first look at our new district website coming in January! Plus the newsletter has fall sports wrap up, and don't miss page 11 for the Winter Movie Fest which starts tomorrow night with The Secret Life of Pets. 

    November 2016 OTF
    Superintendent Dr. Dave Richards is heading to Washington, D.C. to discuss the achievements and challenges of next-generation schooling with the White House Domestic Policy Council, U.S. Department of Education and a select group of superintendents from across the country.


    October 2016 OTF
    Read about a new collaboration between academics and athletics that is helping students succeed. Plus find the answers to the frequently asked questions about the Seminar redesign at FHS. 


    September 2016 OTF
    Read about an early literacy grant the district received, meet our new principal at Mark Twain Elementary and assistant principal at Fraser High School, and see the pictures from the first day of school!


    August 2016 OTF
    It's back to school time! Inside you'll find the complete schedule for Fraser High School and Richards Middle School orientation. Plus you can find out about a visit from a national leader in competency-based learning.