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School cancellations!

School cancellations!

Who would have thought that in mid-April we would be having a discussion about additional school cancellations!  A lot of thought goes into whether or not to have school due…

The Busy Season

The Busy Season

I’ve espoused this message before, but it’s a great time to be a Pioneer.  As has become our custom, student-athletes continue to impress in the classroom and in competitive arenas. …

Farwell Early College

Farwell Early College

The Early College program started at Farwell Area Schools in 2013.  Since that time 142 students have utilized the program earning more than 4500 credits. Early college programs are opportunities…

Set Apart

Set Apart

Pioneering is an Adventure…and it truly is an adventure on our way to becoming the world-class district in the region. There are important shifts happening in each building that will…

Social Media

Social Media

Social Media.  This phrase brings about a wide range of opinions from many people.  Social media ranges from the more known platforms of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to lesser known…

Proud to be a Pioneer

Proud to be a Pioneer

Disclaimer: I’m NOT a perfect parent…but I am a growing parent and I’ve learned a great deal from my kids over the last 17 ½ years. Slowly, I’m becoming the…

School Board Appreciation Month

School Board Appreciation Month

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself.  I am David O’Bryant and I am the new Superintendent of Farwell Area Schools.  I started the job on November…

December 29, 2017

December 29, 2017

We’re nearly halfway through the 2017-2018 school year, and so far, it appears it’s another “Year of the Pioneer.”  Many great things are happening across the district:  physical plant resources…

Most wonderful time of year

Most wonderful time of year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…to be a Pioneer!  In just the last month we’ve had athletic teams win conference championships and compete on the district, regional and…

Proud to be a Pioneer

Proud to be a Pioneer

I had the good fortune of listening to Gerald Solomon, Executive Director of the Samueli Foundation, and Melanie Kalmar, Vice-President and Chief Information Officer for the Dow Chemical Company (and…

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