Welcome to August 2022!

Welcome to August! I cannot wait to see our students, staff, and community over the coming weeks! August is my favorite month of the school year. Many people disagree with me, but please let me explain my thinking.  First, I love school. School is awesome. There are traditions, new friendships, challenges, accomplishments, Friday night football, […]

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School Safety

The following was sent earlier today to all district parents and staff. Please reach out to any of our district offices or to me directly at adhamschirg@fairbankspanthers.org if you are in need of anything or have questions. Please keep the community of Ulvade, Texas in your prayers. “Dear Fairbanks Families, The heartbreaking and senseless violence […]

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Graduation Week 2022

It is finally here. The moment students, families, and staff members have been working towards for years. It is graduation week. This week will be an exciting week across Fairbanks Local Schools. It will be highlighted by celebrations like the 5th grade clap out and middle school teacher auction, but the culmination is Saturday in […]

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Who is your Mrs. Burns?

Mrs. Burns was a Social Studies teacher at Westerville South High School. She was an amazing teacher. Her classroom was welcoming to all students and she worked incredibly hard to connect with each of us. I walked into her classroom as a 9th grader that was unsure about high school with a low level of […]

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State of the Schools 2022

Last night, I had the opportunity and honor to share with our school community the State of the Schools. The theme for the evening was our district’s mission statement –  “Pride in our Past, Passion in the Present, and Preparing for the Future.”  Our students and staff did a tremendous job of showcasing how we […]

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Measurements That Matter

Over the last several weeks, residents throughout the Fairbanks School District received a mailer titled “Measurements that Matter”. School districts throughout the state do similar publications that communicate updates on their strategic planning and the work happening across their schools. Our school organization believes in several things, but one critical idea is that if we […]

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One Month In…

Over the last several weeks we have all settled into the new year. Our school district and each staff member continue to live our mission of “Pride in our Past, Passion in the Present, and Preparing for the Future”. Living our mission everyday truly makes a difference for our students, colleagues, and school community. Our […]

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Facilities Update

Last night, our school district hosted the first community meeting to discuss the master facility planning process for Fairbanks Local Schools. Thank you to all of our residents and school community members that took time to join us. It was an energizing night that focused on the perspective our community members have regarding our school […]

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My One Word – 2022

Happy New Year! I know it is January 3, but I do hope your start to 2022 has been tremendous. The last several weeks have provided time for many  families to gather together to celebrate the  holidays. It has also provided a break for our students and staff. If your home is like mine, parents […]

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