Summer Quarantine Activities!
For many of us, July marks close to 4 months that we’ve been in quarantine and unfortunately it doesn’t look like things will be going back to normal anytime soon. Here at FLOC, we’ve come up with a list of activities you can enjoy with
A Letter from FLOC’s 3rd Graders
To finish up their unit on human interactions with animal habitats, FLOC’s 3rd grade ELA study group wrote the following letter to the community. The letter urges people to show more respect for animals and take better care of the environment. Dear FLOC Community, We
Also known as Freedom Day, Juneteenth (June 19th) marks the day the last slaves were freed in the United States. Although the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln in 1963, the Civil War made it difficult to spread the news of slaves’ freedom
High Fives Good Vibes
In these unprecedented times, we at FLOC wanted to do something to spread a little kindness and positivity. Watch the video and follow the steps below to learn how YOU can help spread some good vibes! And don’t forget to email a picture of your
Talking About Race
In these times of civil unrest and global pandemic, it can be hard to know what, and how much, to tell our kids. In the hopes of easing some of that stress, we have gathered some resources to help empower and prepare you to have
A Letter to the FLOC Family
Dear FLOC Family, Honestly, this is hard to write. Like you, I’ve been watching the news, reading articles, talking with loved ones, and trying to understand why history keeps repeating. The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the tragic deaths of
Daughter’s of Liberty
FLOC’s virtual 4th grade ELA study group just finished up a project on the Daughters of Liberty, a group of women who staged protests leading up to the American Revolution. Our students had a great time learning about and re-telling this important piece of history.
Summer with FLOC
Summer is coming, and with that comes the summer slide. What is the summer slide, you might ask? It’s the decline of learning that under-resourced students go through over the summer, while their more privileged counterparts have access to intellectually engaging opportunities over the summer.
Women’s Health Week!
National Women’s Health Week is celebrated each year to remind women to take care of themselves and make their health a priority. Women experience unique health care challenges and are more likely to be diagnosed with certain diseases than men. Women also need health care
Teacher Appreciation Week
Now more than ever, we are appreciating just how much our teachers do. Parents realize teaching their kids is not as easy as it may seem, students miss the patience and wisdom of their teachers, and everyone else remembers those teachers they couldn’t have made