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2013 Turkey Trot

posted Dec 2, 2013, 9:14 AM by Catherine Higgins





Fredon Annual Turkey Trot  2013

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013 we held our Annual Turkey Trot.  We had 44 runners for the girls race and 58 runners for the boys race.  The top three finishers for the races were as follows: 
Girl's Race Winners
1st Place - Olivia (6:06)
2nd Place Jordan (6:08)
3rd Emily & Alexa (6:21)

Boy's Race Winners
1st Place Austin (5:45)
2nd Place Gian (5:49)
3rd Place Brian (6:02)



Congratulations to all the runners........

You are all Winners!

Jump Rope for Heart

posted Dec 2, 2013, 8:20 AM by Catherine Higgins   [ updated Dec 2, 2013, 8:58 AM ]




Since 1978, Jump Rope for Heart has raised more than $810 million for research and educational programs.  On November 21, 2013, 53 students in 4th, 5th and 6th grade participated in Jump Rope for Heart.  While participating in jump rope activities, the students learned how physical activity can help prevent heart disease and stroke.  Students also collected money and raised approximately $3,200.00 for the American Heart Association.

Creating Holiday Cards for Military Troops

posted Nov 12, 2013, 12:50 PM by Theresa Westervelt

Fredon school students recently learned what a service project is during their health classes.  Students in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade then created Holiday Cards that will be sent to military troops that are serving overseas through the Holidays!  We wanted to send some Holiday cheer as well as thank them for their service to our Country.  Students enjoyed the opportunity to give up some of their time to bring happiness to others. Pictured are Ryan Alviani and Aiden VanWingerden creating their holiday cards.

ANTI-BULLYING SUMMIT

posted Nov 6, 2013, 10:43 AM by Catherine Higgins   [ updated Nov 6, 2013, 11:05 AM ]

ANTI-BULLYING SUMMIT


On October 23, 2013 all 6th grade students participated in the 12th

Annual Middle School Anti-Bullying Summit.  The theme for this years

summit was "Connect with Kindness".  With support from the FEF, the

students received a tee-shirt with the summits logo on it.  Throughout 

the day the students participated in team building and leadership

activities.  They also learned skills to help prevent and stop

bullying from happening.


Activities focusing on Respect

posted Oct 22, 2013, 1:04 PM by Catherine Higgins   [ updated Oct 22, 2013, 1:12 PM ]

Fredon's Monday morning celebrated the beginning of Respect week by showing a video created by last year's students on the meaning of respect.  This video can still be view by choosing the "Respect" link on Fredon's website.  Each student also received a pencil with the phrase "It's cool to be kind - never use hurtful words and help others in need".  Student's created poems that were read on the morning news show within the school.  6th graders performed skits to demonstrate their understanding of kindness and respect, while others related real-life issues of bullying and respect to the issues addressed in the novel "Holes" by L. Sachar.
Mrs. Huffsmith's 2nd grade class created the respect flower garden by discussed ways to grow respect in our school and at home.  

Miss Scott's 2nd grade class created balloons with a respect message towards their classmates. 

Miss Mitchell's 3rd grade class created a respect quilt.  The quilt depicted pictures and messages of respect.

In Miss Radimer's health classes, students created a jigsaw puzzle to connect with kindness.


Respect Week at Fredon School

posted Oct 22, 2013, 12:44 PM by Catherine Higgins   [ updated Oct 22, 2013, 1:53 PM ]

Fredon School launched their Respect week with the theme "CONNECT WITH KINDNESS" .  The students received a DAK (Daily Acts of Kindness) coupon for each act of kindness throughout the week.  The DAKs were posted on the bulletin board for the week and later removed for a special DAK drawing.  The students of Fredon school collected a total of 278 DAK coupons for the week.  



Mrs. Olsyn, Principal, poses with the winners of the "Respect week" DAK coupon drawing.  The prize was a medal of kindness necklace.  

Congratulations Fredon Township School Class of 2013

posted Jun 21, 2013, 12:15 PM by Jeremy Slockbower


Fredon Students participate in NJ Elementary Honor Choir

posted May 14, 2013, 6:09 AM by Jeremy Slockbower

This year Fredon School had 6 students participate in the NJ Elementary Honor Choir.  This is an auditioned group of some of the best singers in the whole state in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade. Pictured from left to right are Sal Constantino, Peyton Kinney, Amanda Keppler, and Kendra Payne. In the front is Jaden Rittweger. Braeden Hahn is not pictured.


Fredon School first graders celebrated Earth Day by painting t-shirts with their hands and feet.

posted Apr 30, 2013, 9:56 AM by Jeremy Slockbower


5th Grade DARE Graduation

posted Apr 24, 2013, 8:34 AM by Jeremy Slockbower   [ updated Apr 30, 2013, 9:55 AM ]

Students in 5th grade participated in a nine-week Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) Program. The program is to help students resist pressures which may influence them to experiment with alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, inhalants and other drugs. After successfully completing the program, the students participated in a D.A.R.E. graduation.


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