A Little About Us
Nau mai haere mai, Greetings ● Tena Koutou ● Talofa Lava ● Malo e Lelei ● Namaste ● Ni sa bula ● Noaia'e mauri ● Fakalofa lahi atu ● Kia Orana ● Asalam Alykum ● Ni Hao ● An Nyung Ha Sai Yo ● Nay Ho
Welcome! Welcome! Welcome! Especially to our community of the school and another special welcome to all that are new to us. Our website is a portal to our Fruitvale School world. We are proud of it, we want you to enjoy and use it often; please come back and visit us. Please let us know if it needs improving. Nau reira, tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa.
Five values (The 5R's)
. RESPECT - We all deserve the best from each other.
. RESPONSIBILITY - We all work to create the best for each other.
. REFLECTION - We all think about what we do and how we do it to do it better.
. RESILIENCE - We come back from our mistakes, failures and experiences stronger.
. RISK-TAKING - We put our heart and mind on the line believing challenge will grow us.
Five beliefs: (Five C's)
. CAN DO - We believe that children' can...! We acknowledge that children may have difficulties with their journey and as professionals we will support and guide them through these times.
. CONTINUOUS LEARNING - Lifelong Learning! We believe that learning is a journey that never ends.
. CREATIVE THINKING - We believe in providing a safe and supportive environment that fosters risk-taking, reflection and creative thinking.
. CARING - We believe in nurturing children's ability to be friendly, caring, tolerant and accepting of differences.
. CITIZENSHIP - We believe that each child is one person in a world of people and must develop the skills, attitudes and characteristics that acknowledges, recognizes and promotes an optimal environment where people co-exist peacefully.