THE FWSU STORY: FWSU Learning Featured at United Nations Global Citizenship Event

Last week Superintendent Ned Kirsch was an invited panel speaker for the first celebration event for the International Day of Education for Global Citizenship sponsored by The Mission of the Republic of Korea  and the State of Qatar to the United Nations. Superintendent Kirsch was the only PreK-12 educator in the United States that formally … Continue reading THE FWSU STORY: FWSU Learning Featured at United Nations Global Citizenship Event

BFA Fairfax Students Share their Chinese Cultural Exchange Camp with Congress!

Target 2 – Leadership in a Student Centered Learning Environment. FWSU will foster development of teacher and student leaders who provide innovative opportunities for local and global student-centered learning. Action Step – Provide multiple avenues for students and staff to lead, advocate, and serve within the school and community. Indicator – Student voice will have the power to … Continue reading BFA Fairfax Students Share their Chinese Cultural Exchange Camp with Congress!

BFA Fairfax Seeks Host Families for 4th Annual China Camp!

BFA Fairfax is excited to participate in its 4th annual Chinese Cultural Exchange Camp.  This two-week program offers English language immersion for Chinese students and an amazing cultural education opportunity for BFA students and families. And we need your help! In order to make this program possible BFA must secure host families now for approximately … Continue reading BFA Fairfax Seeks Host Families for 4th Annual China Camp!

Chinese Cultural Exchange at BFA Celebrates Successful Third Year

Target 4: Engaged Community Partners – FWSU staff and students will collaborate, innovate, create and conceptualize ideas and learning with local, regional, state, and global partners to make a difference in their community, state, and world. Action Step – Develop partnerships with global partners to carry out a project related to units of study. Three summers ago BFA High School welcomed 30 … Continue reading Chinese Cultural Exchange at BFA Celebrates Successful Third Year

Plans Underway for BFA Chinese Cultural Exchange Camp 2013

Target 4 – Engaged Community Partners:  FWSU staff and students will collaborate, innovate, create and conceptualize ideas and learning with local, regional, state, and global partners to make a difference in their community, state, and world. Action Step – Develop partnerships with global partners to carry out a project related to units of study. We are … Continue reading Plans Underway for BFA Chinese Cultural Exchange Camp 2013

BFA Chinese Student Exchange Makes a Lasting Impact

Target 4 – Engaged Community Partners: FWSU staff and students will collaborate, innovate, create and conceptualize ideas and learning with local, regional, state, and global partners to make a difference in their community, state, and world. Action Step – Develop partnerships with global partners to carry out a project related to units of study. This week … Continue reading BFA Chinese Student Exchange Makes a Lasting Impact

Hello, my name is…

Today begins the second year in a row that BFA Fairfax HS plays host to thirty students from Chongqing, China.  The students are brought to Vermont by SPIRAL International for a three-week intensive English Language immersion program. Families from the FWSU area are hosting students which undoubtedly adds to the their experience in the our country.  The group has already spent time in Washington DC and will be visiting Boston before they fly home.  BFA educator Katie … Continue reading Hello, my name is…