Mustang News September 17, 2020 | Cyber Edition

TOP STORY | MAP TESTING

MAp testing is underway this week for all grades. This is the first time remote testing is being done in a large group. Why does FSA do MAP testing ? MAP assessment is a tool that helps identify strengths and areas for improvement for students. It also provides FSA with a great overview of potential areas to work on this school year, allowing the faculty to use the data to help meet the needs of each student. The most important thing when MAP testing even in hybrid learning ?….Be ON TIME for school whether you are an on campus learner or a virtual learner.

NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM RESULTS ARE FINALLY IN

Due to the pandemic, results from the Spanish National were slow in getting to us. But the wait is over and the results are here for the exam that was taken in April . A high number of students attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2020 National Spanish Examinations. Students showed in the bronze, silver and gold categories. For a list of the GOLD winners check the schoolwide newsletter. Gold winners show that they are above mastering the language, they are committed and passionate for the language.

STUDENT COUNCIL AT FSA

Even though the application deadline for student council recently passed, Mustang news wanted to make sure you know what it is all about. If you turned in an application for student council here’s a reminder of what will be required of you. If you didn’t then you will get some information as to what qualities you should keep in mind when voting. All elected representatives from elementary school to high school act as a voice for the students in addressing concerns or ideas they may have about school.. Representatives will also act as a liaison between their homeroom students and the Student Council elected body. All members of the elected council organize and provide leadership for approved student activities. They also prepare and submit proposals to school administration for approval. Student council members are expected to attend ALL Council meetings and represent their peers fairly and to the best of their ability. Candidates seeking election must have a 85 or above in all classes, no in-school or out-of-school suspensions during the school year and must be able to attend 7:15 am meetings. For high school The Executive committee members will be voted for within the council and they are President, Vice president, Secretary, Public Relations chair.

PROPER MASK WEARING

As students slowly add to our numbers on campus it is even more important that you remember to keep a safe distance. Even though you are wearing your mask you need to wear it properly, covering your nose and mouth. If you are not doing this you will be reminded by any faculty member who notices you.

SCIENCE SCIENCE SCIENCE!!

Not sure if she knows yet, but Navya Nori was selected as a member of the Top 300 MASTERS in the Broadcom MASTERS national middle school science competition for her science fair project. “Broadcom MASTERS celebrates students’ ideas, aims to identify top STEM talent, and also strives to encourage students from all walks of life to pursue STEM fields.” And on that note here’s a reminder … Middle & High School students there is still time to participate in this year’s virtual science fair. Students will have the opportunity to complete work individually at home. Projects will be presented in a virtual format and displayed in the school hallways.If you have any questions, please email Ms. Oliver .

STUDENT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

As various clubs and academic teams get off the ground FSA’s FBLA chapter is recruiting members. The goal of FSA’s FBLA Chapter is to organize and participate in informative business workshops, team-building activities, and leadership conferences, where students compete against those from other FBLA chapters. To join you just have to visit fsafbla.weebly.com for more information. Another emerging student leadership group new to campus is DECA. Interested in finance, hospitality, Management and Marketing. With nearly a 75-year history, DECA is an organisation that functions on two levels- high school and college. Formerly the Distributive Education Clubs of America it is an organisation that has representation in all 50 states and now on FSA’s campus. Interested ? Check the club roster and sign up for the meeting times. Be a part of one of DECA’s brand new chapters right here at FSA.

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