Monthly Archives: October 2017

Our Mission – Part 6: The Partnership

“We create a partnership between parents, teachers, and students, knowing that parental involvement is key to the success of the students and the school.”   This last component of our mission is acknowledging the fact that we are a village.  The more we all work … Continue reading

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Our Mission – Part 5: Diversity of Cultures

At Fulton School, we celebrate a diversity of cultures, learning styles, talents, and personal goals.  Our definition of diversity is big, and our dreams for our students are even bigger.  We don’t want to merely “tolerate” differences (although sometimes that’s necessary), but we hope to instill a … Continue reading

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Our Mission – Part 4: The “How”

The second component of our philosophy (our ‘how’) is to create a joyful and inspired community that develops communication skills, critical thinking skills, and creativity in every child through relevant, hands-on, student-centered teaching. Joyful and inspired is our goal–there is … Continue reading

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Our Mission – Part 3: Montessori

The next part of our mission comes in the form of our philosophy. This is the how of our goal. We believe the Montessori philosophy provides the best opportunity to build confidence, character and leadership in our students. I could … Continue reading

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Our Mission – Part 2: Where Are Our Kids Headed?

The first half of our mission is challenge with support. I wrote about that last week. The second half of our mission is really about where our students are headed. What knowledge and skills do they really need to live … Continue reading

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Our Mission – Part 1: Academically Challenging

The first component of our mission statement is something you should see in every school–to be academically challenging.  The second component, to be personally supportive, is rarer.  The two of them together create the heart of The Fulton School identity.  … Continue reading

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