9/13 Community Update: Attendance Policies and Tardiness

Dear Future School Community: After a busy start to the school year, we are settling into a productive educational routine. Students are exploring and even securing internships. Schedule changes have tapered off and academic work has begun in earnest. Advisories are coming together and creating the secure, supportive atmosphere that we know is so essential […]

8/27 Update to Community

Dear Future School Community: We wanted to take this time to reflect on our first few days back at school and inform you of the current status and our plans moving forward. The first three days of school were spent in Advisory, with students participating in community-building activities and familiarizing themselves with the school. We […]

COVID-19 Policy Update

Dear Future School Community, 8/12/21 In light of the recent surge of COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant, the Future School School Board issued new guidance related to our mask policy. Effective immediately, masks will be required indoors when at least 6-feet of social distancing can’t be maintained. There are exceptions including when consuming […]

Welcome Back Information

Dear Future School Community, We look forward to the upcoming school year and can’t wait to be together in our new building. This year, our school’s theme will be “Building Bridges.” These bridges will take many forms throughout the year, but one commitment we’ve made is to create a stronger bridge between our school and […]

Internship Spotlight: Blue Rock Design Build

“I enjoy the process of molding tomorrow’s leaders, especially in my own industry.”  – Brett Abbott, mentor & Blue Rock Design Build owner ‘My internship has really reinforced my goal of being an architect.’ – Haley, 12th grade student leader Haley interns at Blue Rock Design Build, a licensed architectural firm serving three states and located in […]

Internship Spotlight: Gypsy Paint Company

Natayana (Nana) Powell, 11th grade student at Future School, is excited to intern with the founder and director of the Gypsy Paint Company, Melody Smith. Nana said that her internship at a local clothing boutique last year compelled her to explore her interest in art this year. “I loved getting letters from my dad with illustrations and art work. I […]

Internship Spotlight: Good Samaritan Clinic

Natalie Robertson, 10th grade student at Future School, is excited to intern at the Good Samaritan Clinic in historic Fort Smith. After learning about a career in the health care professions through her mother and sister, Natalie decided to pursue a chance to work at a clinic to be able to help patients feel comfortable. […]

FUTURE SCHOOL FOUNDER LAUNCHES NEW EDUCATION FOUNDATION

[Fort Smith, AR, July 1, 2018—] Future School founder, Trish Flanagan, is launching the Think Future Foundation to grow Future School’s early success at bringing new learning approaches to Fort Smith and the region. In two years the school has grown enrollment 100%, added over 100 businesses to the internship program and recently earned a […]