SCHOOLS CLOSING (NORTH FREMONT & ASHTON ELEMENTARY). The buses have tried to get out this morning, but the road conditions are getting steadily worse. For the safety of our students, we will be closing North Fremont and Ashton Elementary for all. Those buses with students will be returning them to their homes.
NORTH BUS UPDATE. School will be in session in North Fremont and Ashton Elementary today; however, the buses will not run down Highway 32 or Squirrel. Those parents may bring their students to school if they wish. We will closely monitor the weather and road conditions throughout the day.
KINDERGARTEN SCREENING. Fremont Joint School District 215 will be conducting its annual kindergarten screenings March 10-16, 2023. Specific school screening dates and sessions are posted on the district website. ALL kindergarten-age students enrolling for the 2023-24 school year are required to register for and attend this universal screening. Students currently enrolled in our preschool programs and entering kindergarten next year WILL NOT need to attend the screening. Please register your student for the screening on or before Thursday, March by contacting your enrolling school’s administrative assistant or by contacting the District Office at 208-624-3146. Thank you!
EARLY VOTING OPENS TODAY. In person early voting for the bond proposal is February 27 to March 10 at the Fremont County courthouse (8:00 am to 5:00 pm). A voter may register AND vote the same day. Exercise your Constitutional right to vote.
SCHOOL CLOSED (ALL SCHOOLS). All Fremont School District 215 schools will be closed today (Monday, February 27) due to closed roads, snow, and high winds.
SCHOOL CLOSED (NORTH SCHOOLS ONLY). Many roads around the Ashton area are still closed including highways 32, 47, and many country roads. There will be no school for Ashton Elementary and North Fremont today (Thursday, February 23). South schools will still be open.
SCHOOL CLOSED (ALL SCHOOLS). Due to road closures, drifting snow, and winds, ALL Fremont School District 215 schools will be closed today (Wednesday, February 22).
SCHOOL CLOSURE. Due to closed roads in the north end of the county (HWY 20, 32, 47, and many county roads in the upper elevations), there will be no school for Ashton Elementary and North Fremont today (Tuesday, February 21).
BUS DRIVERS NEEDED: The district is short on bus drivers. We will train you for your CDL and reimburse costs after the school year. Starting pay for route drivers is $16.05 per hour. If you would be able to spare a few hours each week to drive bus, call Misty at (208) 624-7542. Thank you.
BAKED POTATO DINNER & STORYTELLING NIGHT: Special guest, Down-to-Earth Dad Patrick Mitchell will be at Henry's Fork Elementary tonight (February 16) from 5:30-7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome! Free food, stories, playtime, prize drawings. Come join the fun!
COMMUNITY MEETING REMINDER. A special community meeting will be held tonight (Tuesday, February 14) at 6:00 pm in the South Fremont High Little Theater to learn about the upcoming bond election. The design team will be on-site to present and address questions. Please come and learn more about the proposed bond.
SCHOOL CLOSURE. Due to hazardous conditions with blowing and drifting snow, ALL schools in Fremont School District will be closed today (Tuesday, February 14).
COMMUNITY MEETING REMINDER. A special community meeting will be held tonight (Monday, February 13) at 6:00 pm in the North Fremont High School auditorium to learn about the upcoming bond election. The design team will be on-site to present and to address questions. Please come and learn more about the proposed bond.
CALENDAR SURVEY. The calendar committee has created three options for the 2023-2024 school year and would like to know which one the parents would recommend. To see the calendars/details and to submit your choice here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B6VLH8D
COMMUNITY INFORMATION MEETINGS. As a reminder, there will be meetings with the architects and design team to provide information on the upcoming bond election. Meetings will be held on Monday, February 13 at 6:00 pm in the NFHS Auditorium and Tuesday, February 14 at 6:00 pm in the SFHS Little Theater. Come and see.
SOUTH FREMONT HIGH SCHOOL CLOSURE (2/2/2023). Due to a broken pipe in SFHS and the damaged it caused, students at South High School will not have class tomorrow (Thursday). We will be cleaning and repairing.
SCHOOL CLOSURE (1/31/2023). Due to the cold temperatures and expected wind chill, Fremont County Joint School District #215 is cancelling classes in all schools for Tuesday, January 31. Be safe with these cold temperatures.
SCHOOL CLOSURE (1/30/2023). Due to road closures, cold temperatures, and anticipated low wind chills, Fremont School District #215 will be canceling classes for all schools on Monday, January 30, 2023. Stay warm and stay safe.
BOND ELECTION WEBSITE. The website for additional information on the upcoming bond election is available. Go to https://www.sd215.net/page/2023-bond-election. Or click on the "Bond Information" link on the homepage. More information and answers to questions will be posted on the site during the next few weeks.
NEWS RELEASE (1-17-2023). PROPOSED BOND ELECTION. With a unanimous vote on Monday, January 9, 2023, the Fremont County Joint School District 215 board of trustees agreed to move forward with the proposed facilities additions and improvement bond. After years of research and months of working with a committee of patrons, staff, and the board, a design team presented a comprehensive long-term improvement plan. The cost for the projects will be $59,980,000. It will include additions to Ashton Elementary, North Fremont High School, and South Fremont High School. A large portion of this bond is designated for Career Technical Education (CTE) also known as vocational technical education and skills training. There will also be improvements to the current facilities in areas of safety, counseling and mental health offices, and restrooms. The vote will be held on March 14, 2023. Between now and the election, information will be taken to the communities. As soon as the design team completes its final report, it will also be posted on the district and school websites. Meetings will be held throughout the district with specific dates and locations forthcoming. Anyone who may have questions or would like to help get the facts out please contact the district office.