What's Happening

Farm Coop
Harvest Pierce County collaborate with Franklin Pierce Schools on Veggie Co-Op
01/16/2015
Registration is now open for the third season of Harvest Pierce County’s Veggie Coop program. The Veggie Coop, a work-for share farming program developed in partnership with the Franklin Pierce School District, is designed to give urban/suburban residents an opportunity to grow fresh vegetables on the unique school district farm on 96th Street and Waller Road in Tacoma. While learning sustainable agriculture techniques, volunteers grow food for local food banks, school district cafeterias, and their families.
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You are invited
Community invited to participate in capital projects planning meetings
01/12/2015
All residents of the Franklin Pierce community are invited to participate in the district's FPS 2030 capital projects planning meetings.
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Earth Matters Snapshot
Harvard Elementary and The Farm featured in Pierce County Environmental News
01/06/2015
Harvard Elementary and the district's Natural Science Resource Center (aka "The Farm") were featured in Pierce County's November edition of Environmental News.
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"Beating the Odds"

Superintendent's Message

Dr. Frank Hewins
February/March 2015
01/16/2015
As we complete the first half of the 2014-15 school year, we are continuing to see the escalating student academic achievement we had hoped for within all of our schools. Despite the fact that our challenges are not diminishing, we are still making progress meeting the many and varied needs of our students. Our efforts are making a positive difference in the lives of our children and their families. The success we are having has everything to do with the vision of the School Board, the expertise of our district leadership, the commitment of our dedicated staff along with the trust and support of our community.
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