FMS Student & Family Handbook
Falmouth Learning Outcomes
- Clear and effective communicators: Understand the attributes and techniques that positively impact constructing and conveying meaning for a variety of purposes and through a variety of modes.
- Self-directed and lifelong learners: Understand the importance of embracing and nurturing a growth mindset.
- Creative and practical problem solvers: Are skilled at selecting and applying a process of problem-solving to deepen understanding and determine whether redefining the goal is a better way of addressing a problem situation and continuing to consider other alternative solutions until one resonates as the best one.
- Responsible and involved citizens: Understand the interdependence within and across systems and brings to each situation the appropriate actions.
- Integrative and informed thinkers: Are skilled at using complex reasoning processes to make meaning.
Falmouth's Beliefs and Practices
- Student learning and growth is our common goal.
- Students learn best when they are engaged.
- Students learn in a variety of ways and at different rates.
- Students need practice and feedback before being expected to demonstrate learning.
- Students need to develop habits of work.
- Professionals use evidence from student work, behavior, and feedback to inform decisions.
Equal Educational Opportunities
The Falmouth School Department is committed to providing equal educational opportunities as required by federal and state laws for all students, regardless of race, color, sex, or national origin. Students or families/caregivers should direct any questions or concerns to the building principal.
Frequently Used Contacts
FMS Main Office: 207-781-3740; Kim Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org
FMS Student Services: 207-781-9886, Julie Mercer email@example.com
FMS School Nurse: 207-781-1020, Jean Barbour firstname.lastname@example.org
Transportation: 207-321-0030, Phil Dobson email@example.com