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Inclement Weather

The following is the rationale and the considerations behind the decision on whether or not to delay or close school due to inclement weather. We know these decisions impact families throughout the District who may need to find alternative care for their children. The over-riding consideration in making these decisions is the safety of our students, staff and others in the community. Beyond that, the process becomes more complicated.

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Every winter, bad weather — snow, slush, freezing temperatures or even heavy rains — can present challenges to getting children to school. So do the illnesses such as colds, flu, fevers and earaches that often come with the winter months. 

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Milton-Freewater School District

Principal's Welcome Message

Sarah Ensunsa, Principal

Welcome to Ferndale Elementary School, home of the Pioneers.  I am the principal, Mrs. Sarah Ensunsa, and I am so excited to have you here!

Ferndale Elementary School is a 4th & 5th-grade school that also offers its students Physical Education, Music, and Library. This is a school where diversity is celebrated and high expectations are the norm in every classroom. The teachers work together to provide students with a well-rounded and challenging academic school day. It is our purpose to prepare children to be socially responsible citizens and life-long learners while respecting each child's unique needs, interests, and potential.

Go Pioneers!

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