Mr. Joe Dunn, K-5 physical education teacher was recognized for as the Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart Teacher with Passion Award. Mr. Dunn coordinates the Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart program in the elementary buildings.
Through the generous Sixpence Program and the Child Care Partnership Endowment Grant, a new toddler play area comes to the Falls City community. Designed specifically for toddlers and preschool age children, the new playground creates a space where young children can grow and learn together.
Falls City Public Schools honored 15 students on Monday, November 13, at the annual Academic Excellence Awards ceremony during the Board of Education meeting. The awards ceremony was created to recognize the academic accomplishments of students in various grades achieving either a perfect score on the Nebraska State Assessment during the spring of 2017, or scoring above the 94th percentile on an ACT composite. Students must meet rigorous academic criteria to qualify for the award. Not only were the students congratulated for high academic achievement, their parents were recognized for their part in supporting their children and School District 56. A special recognition was also made to the FCPS teachers for their hard work and dedication in providing a top-notch educational experience for Falls City’s youth.
North Elementary School students participated in the annual Veteran's Day Parade. Students had the opportunity to march down Stone Street.
Falls City South School 5th Grader Katelyn Titus was the 2017 winner of the Third annual bullying awareness t-shirt design contest. October is the national bullying prevention month, Art Teacher Mrs. Bennett and Elementary Counselor Mr. Nelson work together on this project. Mrs. Bennett and Mr. Nelson choose 4-5 winners per class and Principal Holys narrows the list to around 10. All of the students and staff at south school vote for their favorite.