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FIHS Community Principles

Our Community Principles 


Each member of our school community does well by doing our individual best and by cooperating with one another like a unified family. We come together through group work and by sharing the common language of English.

Peace and Justice

Our school community is one without fighting, bullying, sexual harassment and other acts of violence.  If the peace is broken, it is the community’s responsibility to help solve the situation.  We all have the right to be judged fairly and we are all responsible for one another.


Members of our school community are free and safe to express themselves individually or collectively in a constructive and respectful manner.

Community members have the freedom to express themselves in English and/or in their native languages.

Academic Excellence and Learning  

Learning is an inclusive and active endeavor in which all members of the school community contribute to academic excellence. Students use their native language and English to further their learning.

Love and Belonging  

All members of our school engage in building strong and positive relationships. We value those relationships as the foundation for a caring, trusting and successful learning environment. 


All members of the school community have access to the resources and guidance that can contribute to their healthy academic, physical, social and emotional well-being.


The learning process is developed in a comfortable and nurturing environment based upon mutual respect among all members of the community.

Caring For Our Environment   

All members of our school community contribute to keeping our school beautiful by recycling, picking up after ourselves, and by making our school spaces clean and inviting.

Honoring Diversity   

All members of our school community are equal and valued.  The school environment is free of discrimination and oppression for all ethnic groups, cultures, gender expressions, sexual orientations, languages and religions.

Community Building      

As a school we become stronger and unified through team activities, community discussions, celebrations and school-wide events. We accomplish more together than we do alone.


All members of the school have the opportunity to develop their leadership through group work and projects in class, participation in extracurricular activities, and by creating positive social change in school and in their communities.


Everyone in the school community has the right to nurture his or her creativity and imagination through music, art, dance, drama and academic expression.

Kevin Hesseltine,
Jan 29, 2013, 1:42 PM
Kevin Hesseltine,
Jan 29, 2013, 1:42 PM
Kevin Hesseltine,
Jan 29, 2013, 1:42 PM
Kevin Hesseltine,
Jan 29, 2013, 1:42 PM