Kindergarten Round-Up

If you have a child entering preschool or kindergarten this year, please don’t miss our Round-Up and Information Night on Wednesday, March 13! Please bring with you: For any questions, please contact Principal Layton at jill.layton@frontier.k12.in.us or call (219) 984-5438.

Build your Child’s Vocabulary to Increase Comprehension

With the increase of screen time, communication has been happening less and less. This is having an impact on children’s ability to develop vocabulary. Here are some ways that you can help your child increase their vocabulary. 

Embrace Boredom in Childhood

We live in a fast-paced world with an abundance of instant gratification and constant entertainment. Have you ever paused to think about what this is creating in our children? As a result of this, children are faced with less challenges, less opportunities to communicate and no time to use their imaginations.  The next time your […]

What is STEAM Education?

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. By providing STEAM education here at Frontier, we are giving students the opportunity to be creative, the chance to learn and apply inquiry skills as they collaborate with others. STEAM fosters engineering and design thinking and helps students master math and science concepts.  Many STEAM jobs […]

Walmart Rewards Kindness

Treating people with kindness is something that Frontier fosters and encourages. Congratulations to our FES students who earned a $10 Walmart gift card from the Frontier Education Foundation. These students were entered into the drawing for doing the right thing and treating people right! 

How to Help your Child Develop Basic Phonemic Awareness

What is Phonemic Awareness? Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear and manipulate sounds (phonemes) that make up words. Phonemic awareness does not utilize visual letters. It is done completely through listening and speaking. These skills get stronger through repeated exposure and practice.  What are skills to help my child start?

How to Build Fine Motor Skills at Home

While screens can provide many early learning opportunities, many teachers are noticing that students are coming in with decreased fine motor skills. This can make writing, coloring and cutting very difficult in the early grades because their hand muscles are not strong. Here are some ways to help your child improve these skills at home: