Welcome to the 2015-16 School Year!
|Why choose Falls?
Believe in your schools. Click here.
We're a top workplace! See video here.
|Academic Standards Approved
See our Board-approved Academic Standards here.
View the budget adopted at the Sept. 14 annual meeting!
Featured in the New York Times
Our continuous improvement work has been featured on the front page of the New York Times!
Read the article here.
School Board appoints officers
The School Board on May 4 appointed its officers and committee members for the next year. Faith VanderHorst remains as president. See the rest of the list here.
Watch the School Board Candidate Forum
We have four people running for two seats in the April 7 election. The election is during spring break, so please make arrangements to vote early if you plan on traveling.
Watch the March 17 School Board Candidate Forum here and make an informed choice.
Our schools stand to lose $600,000
The governor's K-12 funding proposal would add to an already nearly $1 million budget imbalance courtesy of the state funding formula. Read about how it affects us here.
See some commonly asked questions on school funding here.
Watch the Jan. 12 School Board meeting
Check out the Jan. 12 School Board meeting. Watch it here.
We're on the cover!
Our continuous improvement efforts have landed us on the cover of a state publication!
Read the article here.
Engaging our elected officials
The School Board and some of our district's leaders met with our three state legislators this month to provide our input into the state's biennial budget. We met with Sen. Alberta Darling, Rep. Dan Knodl and incoming Rep. Janel Brandtjen. See our letter to our legislators here.
Thank you, Veterans
We humbly thank those who defend the ability to educate our children in a free society.
Watch our Veterans Day Ceremony here: https://vimeo.com/111255209.
See the two-minute version here: http://vimeo.com/111540150
School taxes decreasing
The School Board on Monday approved a balanced budget that carries a significantly lower mill rate than last year. Read about it here.
2014-15 enrollment update
Here's the latest on our 2014-15 enrollment.
Click here for the summary and report to the School Board.
See the PowerPoint here.
Summer school on the rise
Last summer, we saw another increase for record enrollment in our popular summer school program. From enrichment classes to credit recovery, learning continues all year long for many students, Director of Curriculum and Learning Dr. Gary Kiltz told the School Board this week.
Read the summary and report here.