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Coordinator's Message

Terrilynn Bornino-Elwell profile image
Welcome Back FSO Parents, Guardians, Staff and Students,
The beginning of a new school is a time filled with with promise and opportunity.
It's a fresh start, a chance to learn, grow, and achieve new goals. Our dedicated team of educators
and staff is committed to providing a safe, caring and academically enriching environment for your son/daughter.
As an FSO building, our goals for the 2023-24 school year are the following.
1. Commitment to Excellence: We remain committed to delivering high-quality education that nurtures not only academic growth but character development, creativity and critical thinking.
2. Health and Safety: The health and safety of our students and staff, and families remains top priority. We will adhere to all recommended heath guidelines to ensure a safe learning environment.
3. Open Communication: We believe in open and transparent communication. Please feel free to reach out to your 
                                                                                son/daughter's teacher, guidance counselor or me if you have any questions, concerns, or ideas to share.
                                                                                4. Parent- Teacher Collaboration: We value the partnership between parents and teachers. Parent-teacher
                                                                                night, conferences, and other events will be scheduled to facilitate regular communication.
We are excited to have your son/daughter as a part of our school community and look forward  to an engaging and successful 2023-24 school year. Together, we can  empower your son/daughter to their full potential . Thank you for entrusting us with your son/daughter's education. We are honored to be a part of their educational journey.
I am thrilled to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to our newest FSO teachers/staff. Each of these individuals brings fresh perspectives, enthusiasm, and a wealth of potential that will undoubtedly enrich our educational community.
Mr. Tony Chiaravalle- 7-12 Online Education, IS, Behavior Support
Mr. Kevin Costello- 7-12 Media Specialist
Mr. Christopher Phillips - Middle School  Science
Mr. Michael  Polevacik-9-12  Financial Literacy/Wellness
Ms. Kayla Trout- 7-12 Intervention Specialist
Wishing you and your son/daughter a successful 2023-24 school year, filled will growth achievement and memorable experiences!


Mrs. Terrilynn Bornino-Elwell

Coordinator of Alternative Education
Lakewood City School District