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Special Early Release

  • Florence K-8 has a Special Early Release Day on May 2, 2018, we will release at 1:00 pm.


    Please be aware that this early release day is ONLY for FK8!



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    What: Penny Wars Fundraiser

    When: April 23 to May 4, 2018

    Why: A former student in our district, Jacob Stilson passed away. He was diagnosed with rare form of leukemia. All money raised during the Penny War fundraiser will be donated to his family for funeral costs.

    How it works:
    Mrs. Smith has 15 pennies in her jar. A student from another class drops a nickel and a dime in Mrs. Smith’s jar. This will put Mrs. Smith at 0 cents.

    Pennies are a plus and any silver or paper money is a negative. Please send any loose change you may have and are willing to donate. If students bring in silver coins, they can put it in another class’ jar.

    Thank you for your support!

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  • Cancer Awareness Week

    April 23 - 27, 2018

    We will be wearing specific colors this week to raise awareness of the types of cancer.

    Monday: Leukemia (Orange)

    Tuesday:Lung cancer (Gray)

    Wednesday: Breast cancer (Pink)

    Thursday: Melanoma (Black)

    Friday: All cancers (Purple)



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  • Picture Makeup

    Kindergarten and 8th grade Promotion Picture Makeup Day – April 23, 2018. Picture ID # OW137418Q1



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  •  Florence Family Round-Up

    Who:  All Florence families! Ages 1 – 101! 

    What:  Art Walk, Family Dance, Family photos, and other fun activities!

    When:  Friday, April 27th – 5:30 – 7:30 pm

    Why:  April is full of state testing…we want some time to just come together and have a blast!!! J  Here are some ways we can do that:

    *Art Walk- All of our K-8 artwork will be on display for families to see and each student can also pick up their super fantastic Art portfolio of their work for the year!

    *Family Dance: Western Theme! We are raising money for the Ronald McDonald House charity.  There is a “suggested donation” of $2 per person or $10 per family for the dance.

    *Concessions will also be sold! (Including the delicious “Round-Up Combo!”)

    *Family Photos: For a small donation, we will take a professional family portrait and e-mail them the image! WOWZA!!! (Proceeds go to Ronald McDonald House Charity)

    *Artists in Residence: Some of our K-8 students will be available to draw your portrait for you for a small fee – proceeds go to our Art club!



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  • Students Artistic Accomplishments

    FK8 has partnered with Square1Art to create a unique opportunity to celebrate our students artistic accomplishments while raising much needed funds for the school. Please see the information below:

    Coming home soon will be your child’s custom catalog featuring their artwork. Won’t you help make your child feel like an accomplished artist by purchasing keepsakes for the whole family containing their masterpiece? The school earns profit from every order. And as a thank you for participating, we provide each child with a sheet of stickers imprinted with their artwork — absolutely FREE! Watch for more details about the campaign and order deadlines. All online and paper order forms must be turned in by the due date on your child’s custom catalog. (No late orders can be accepted.) Together, we can help support the school, build your child’s self-esteem, and create lasting keepsakes from your child’s artistic achievements.

    1.    The paper order form attached to their custom catalog.
    2.    Online at
    3.    Phone Customer Care 888-332-3294.



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  • Order Your FK8 Gopher Gear Now

    Deadline is fast approaching so view our Fk8 Athletics Shirt Order Form to see our selection.


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  • Order Your Yearbook

    Yearbook picture

    Visit the Lifetouch website to order your 2017-2018 FK8 yearbook today!! Oders due by April 1, 2018 

    Yearbook ID: 12576218

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School Hours

  • Florence K8 Gopher logo

    Regular Day: 8:10am - 3:20pm

    Early Release Day: 8:10am - 1:00pm


    Office Hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm



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