Students recently came home with their scores from the winter session of MAP Growth testing. To learn more about how teachers use MAP Growth scores to guide your student's education, and to discover what you can learn from these scores to help your student learn, read all about it HERE. This document also gives links to more resources from NWEA, the not-for-profit behind this widely used program. MAP Growth is a computer-adaptive test that measures what students know, regard
Open House for prospective families is tonight, Tuesday Oct. 9, at 6! Also, all this week (Monday thru Thursday) we are here to welcome prospective families who want a tour of the school and to check out all the wonderful things our faculty and students are up to at Forest Park. Come see us anytime from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. #Prospectivestudents #OpenHouse #Parents #Events #LRSD #Academics
A message from Principal Theresa Courtney-Ketcher: In my own words with perspective, technology is only a tool, it will never replace the true professional educator.
“Are we blinded by the light from the screen” I have long said students must write everyday in all subjects. Check out the article below casting true light on the innovators of the tech world and who have made billions growing the industry to the point using technology is now law mandated by states. “Who's lobby
Dear Parents and Students, Welcome back new and returning families to Forest Park Elementary for a momentous year of learning and valuable experiences that will stretch our growth to full capacity. We are excited about many new offerings and updates, for starters new faculty and staff joining us this year: Ms. Keely Goodson, school secretary, is our new-returning secretary. She was our school secretary 2015-2017, and we are delighted to have her back. Ms. Jamie Hill, Second G
Congratulations to Lucy Coon who made it to the 12th round at the Pulaski County Spelling Bee. We are so proud of you Lucy! Forest Park's Lucy Coon and Jack Craig participated in the Pulaski County Spelling Bee at Jacksonville Middle School on Friday, January 12th. The field started with 68 spellers from area schools in grades 3-8. Lucy successfully spelled 11 words, and was one of only 11 remaining contestants when she was eliminated. Let's hear it for our star spellers! #
On November 14, we will celebrate 2017 Jane Mendel Reading day across LRSD. Please make plans to come and read to a class for 20-30 minutes between the hours of 8:30 am and 11:00 am by SIGNING UP HERE. Volunteers are welcome to bring a favorite book, choose from LRSD's suggested children’s storybooks, or take a few extra moments to choose from books the media specialist will have ready at the school. 2017 Reading Day will support the LRSD One District, One Book fall kickoff.
On May 11, Forest Park was awarded a total of $79,600 for being among the state's top 5% of schools in both academic growth and performance. Governor Asa Hutchinson, Representative Clark Tucker, and Superintendent Michael Poore presented the awards as part of the Arkansas School Recognition Program, which provides financial awards to public schools that achieve high student performance and high student academic growth. For more about this program and all of the Arkansas sch