Text Message emergency Notification

Beginning in the Fall of 2018, Franklin Pierce Schools parents, guardians and staff willhave the opportunity to sign up to receive text messages from the schooldistrict in the event of an emergency. This service is reserved for FPS parents,guardians and staff, and is only available for individuals whose cell phoneinformation is in the Skyward System. To learn more, click here.

What's Happening

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Measles Outbreak in Washington State
A large measles outbreak is happening in Clark County in southwest Washington. Additionally, King County just confirmed a measles case. To date, there have been no reported cases of measles in Pierce County.
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Left to Right: Superintedent Lance Goodpaster, Ford MS Principal Heather Renner, Ford Middle School Admin Intern Audra Goodman, Midland Elementary Intern Erin Gann and Midland Elementary Principal Paula Dawson
Principal Renner receives UWT Mentor Award
Ford Middle School Principal Heather Renner was recently presented with the “Rich Knuth Distinguished Mentor Award” on Saturday, January 5 through University of Washington Tacoma’s Educational Administration Program.
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Artwork by Sophia Ray and McKim Mitchell
ASL Art Competition Finalists
This fall, 91 students from Washington High School submitted artwork in the Chuck Baird American Sign Language Honor Society Competition. The competition seeks to expose students to the artists, genres, and visual expressions of Deaf culture as expressed through art.
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A message from the Superintendent

Supt. Goodpaster 2018
November/December 2018
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! If you are new to the district, let me assure you, you are in good hands. The finest teachers and support staff in the state are here to guide your students on their learning journey. For those returning, welcome back. This is going to be a great year.
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