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President Obama's Address on Tuesday

Posted by Alan on September 3, 2009 3:44 PM | (Not Filed) |

whitehouse.pngThe Fayetteville Public Schools would like to provide additional clarification on the viewing of the President's speech on Tuesday.  The District cannot make viewing the speech a coordinated school-wide effort because of logistics,timing of school lunches, and equipment or other instructional requirements (such as physical education). Many of our schools have to feed hundreds of children on a daily basis; we start lunches at 10:30 and many run until 1:00 p.m. We also do not have viewing capabilities in all classrooms.

In an effort to provide access to all students and parents we will make the speech available on our web site and Channel 14 for those who missed the speech. Teachers who have appropriate equipment and whose students are not at lunch may show the speech.  If a parent chooses for their children not to view the speech in those classes, the students will be provided an alternative location and activities.