Monday, February 27, 2017

The FORT RIVER STAFF PLEDGE

Presented in November 2016 to the Fort River Community

The FORT RIVER STAFF PLEDGE


To All of OUR students, we value, respect and love you.  
We carry you in our hearts when you are with us and when you are not.
Fort River is your school. Fort River is OUR school.  We all belong here.  


To students from Mexico, Puerto Rico, El Salvador,  Ecuador,  South and Central American countries:
You and Your families are important to our community.
Espa┼łol es bienvenido aqui.
You are loved.


To OUR undocumented families and students
In this school, there are no walls.  You belong here.
You are loved.


To OUR Students from, Cambodia, China, Korea, Cape Verde, Nigeria, Russia, and all other countries,
In Our school, your culture, language and customs are respected and vital in our community.
You are loved.


To OUR Black Students
In Our school, YOUR lives matter..
You are loved.


To OUR Muslim students and students of Middle Eastern descent,
In Our school, you and your  beliefs are important to our community.  All faiths belong here.
You are loved.


To OUR students with different abilities and ways of learning
We teach all students. We all learn in different ways and in Our school, we are happy because you’re here.  
You are loved.


To OUR students who  live with Two Moms, Two Dads,  or who live with Grandparents or other caregivers:
In Our school, we know love makes a family.  All families have a place in our school.
You are loved.


To our transgender or questioning students
We will care for you as you learn about yourself and who you are.
You are loved.


To OUR Male and Female students
You are respected. We support you in becoming kind, sensitive and powerful, and to see each other as equals.
You are loved.


To ALL students:
You are cared for by all teachers and staff at Fort River.  You are loved.
We will get through this day, this year, this world together.
We will respect each other and learn from one another.
You are a beloved part of this country and community.