383 S. Mall Drive
Saint George, Utah 84790
T: 435.652.4706
F: 435.652.4758

Parents & Students

With the test-taking season upon us, here is some information to help prepare your child:

Appointments/Vacations It is very important to make every effort to schedule appointments and vacations around the testing schedule. It is best for children to take their test with their class on their scheduled test day.

Attendance If your child is going to be absent for any reason on testing day, please call the office as soon as you know. Once your child returns to school, arrangements will be made for he/she to make up the missed test.

Breakfast Please make sure your child eats a well-balanced, healthy breakfast on testing days.

Clothing I suggest your child wear comfortable layers on testing days. (You never know what the temperature may be like in your child’s classroom or computer lab.)

Nerves If you have a relaxed, positive attitude about tests/assessments, your child will too! However, testing days can cause some anxiety in children. Send a note in your child’s backpack on testing days encouraging them to do their best and to let them know you are proud of their effort.

Faculty

Fossil Ridge Vision Statement

In order to provide the most effective education and learning opportunities possible, Fossil Ridge Intermediate School is committed to the following standards that characterize an exemplary school. The realization of these exemplary school standards is based on the collective commitments of the Fossil Ridge faculty staff, students, and community. In order to be an exemplary school, Fossil Ridge is committed to achieving the following:

Faculty Commitment

An exemplary school is only as good as the personnel that it employs. Therefore, an exemplary school is committed to recruiting, supporting and maintaining outstanding faculty and staff members who are committed to student learning and furthering the school’s mission and vision.

  1. Fossil Ridge faculty and staff are committed to being an active part of our school’s Professional Learning Community.
  2. Fossil Ridge faculty and staff are committed to staying current on best practices in the educational field.
  3. Fossil Ridge faculty and staff are committed to maintaining high standards and expectations for student learning.
  4. Fossil Ridge faculty and staff are committed to doing whatever it takes to help students meet high achievement expectations.
  5. Fossil Ridge faculty and staff are committed to being part of an interdependent team that take an active part in frequent professional collaboration focused on curriculum, instruction, student learning, and effective interventions.
  6. Fossil Ridge faculty and staff are committed to supporting the school’s vision and mission.
  7. Fossil Ridge faculty and staff are committed to professional relationships that are characterized by support, encouragement, collective cooperation, and mutual respect.

Our Commitment to Student Learning

  • Student learning is the focus of Fossil Ridge Intermediate School. This includes Utah State Standards, core academics, co-curricular activities, and various other skills including personal responsibility, respect, exploration, and leadership.
  • Students who are demonstrating competency in these areas identified by assessment, frequent monitoring, and good choices will be provided with the opportunity to select additional learning opportunities during the school week.
  • Students who require extra assistance in meeting identified standards will be provided extra time during the week for immediate, specific intervention.

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