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THE FWSU STORY: BFA Fairfax Welcomes Incoming Sixth-Graders to Middle School with Orientation Guide

BFA Fairfax sixth-graders were off to a great start this fall and spent a lot of time learning the routines and expectations of middle school. Moving from the elementary building to the middle school wing can sometimes be a little intimidating, so the sixth-grade staff always takes it slow at the beginning of the school year to ensure a successful transition. 553 more words


THE FWSU STORY: BFA Fairfax Senior Shannon Mahoney Named Vermont Presidential Scholar

On January 8th, the recognition ceremony for Vermont’s Presidential Scholars was held at the Statehouse in Montpelier. Governor Phil Scott welcomed the students and recognized their contributions to their schools and communities as well as their commitment to learning.  308 more words


THE FWSU STORY: A Closer Look at Sportsmanship at BFA Fairfax

“One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.” ~Knute Rockne

The start of 2018 has brought record-setting cold temperatures to our Fairfax community. 741 more words


THE FWSU STORY: A Closer Look at the Arts at BFA Fairfax Elementary

The last few weeks have provided multiple opportunities for our elementary students to showcase their hard work and performance skills to authentic audiences and our students have not disappointed. 206 more words


THE FWSU STORY: BFA Fairfax High School Expanding Opportunities for Student Voice & Choice

The YATST team is working hard this year to strengthen student voice and agency and to expand communication, understanding, and collaboration between our faculty and student body regarding Proficiency-Based Learning. 451 more words


THE FWSU STORY: BFA Fairfax Students Experience World Cultures at the International Festival

On December 1st, students in BFA World Language classes attended the International Festival in Essex.

The students were working to meet the Culture Proficiency in the World Language Proficiency Based Graduation Requirements. 482 more words


The Ballou Collection - Borovicka, Gealt, Ballougan

Last year I started a periodic series about artworks that I’ve collected – through purchase, gifting, or exchange – over the years. I’ve been thinking of moving some art around in our home recently, so I gathered up a couple nice pieces that I have gotten – one very recently – and put them together with one of the collaboration pieces I made with… 236 more words