Category Archives: Fulton School History

What Makes Us “Us”

When each of us tries to describe our school, it can be hard to articulate why The Fulton School is special to us and what distinguishes it from other schools.  We have much in common with other schools in terms of … Continue reading

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The Pressure of Perfect Parenting

Are you feeling pressured to be the perfect parent who offers an amazing childhood for our offspring? Here’s an interesting take on that pressure, challenging us to step back a bit, to simplify, and ultimately (although she doesn’t word it this way), … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day: Remembering Dr. Barb

This week at The Fulton School we celebrate Founder’s Day. It’s a chance to reflect beyond our mission to Dr. Barb’s intentions and legacy. Her two biggest passions in her professional life were probably to provide an education that allowed … Continue reading

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The Fulton Cross

In 1993, Dr. Barbara Fulton, long-time Head of School of the Chesterfield Day School, was asked by the community developers of St. Albans to found a second campus. It began with just a preschool and small elementary class in 1994. … Continue reading

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A school on a mission

Our school’s mission is short and can appear trite, but it is dense and should be powerful.  We are a mission-based institution and take our mission seriously.  Every decision, great or small, gets vetted through our mission.  The mission is what … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Barb

Dr. Barb Fulton, the beloved founder of the Fulton School at St. Albans, and incidentally, my mom, would be celebrating her 66th birthday today.   Dr. Barb, as she was affectionately nicknamed, was a champion for kids, believing that school should be a fun and … Continue reading

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