continues and enhances its philosophy,
fundaments and principles started on its early childhood education throughout its
elementary years to provide its students from diverse cultures with an excellent
academic curriculum together with meaningful extra-curricular activities, social
community projections and a professional team graduated from national and international
recognized universities, experienced, and from varied cultures.
seeks opportunities for its students
to think out of the box with special programs for the talented/gifted, with accommodations
for special needs in its students with different types of learning styles, to express
themselves artistically through activities such as jazz dance, music, and art classes.
FIS also offers varied sports where its students practice their physical skills
along with their mental, social, and emotional ones such as swimming, basketball,
volleyball, soccer and body expression.
Other after school activities involve
ballet, gymnastics, judo, flute and art workshops.
FIS main basic subjects in Elementary are six: Language Arts, which include reading, spelling, vocabulary, grammar and
creative and formal writing in both languages: English and Spanish.
It also includes Mathematics, Social Studies in English, and Costa Rican Social
Studies in Spanish, and Science.
Some of our students receive extra help for free after school in both languages: English and Spanish.
Special subjects are Physical Education,
Music, Art, Computer and fun clubs, examples: gift wrapping, movie time, macramé,
country, cards, jazz dance, kickball, and cooking class).
Parents are invited to be part of Falcon
International Parents Committee and get involved in many school activities where
they can be of great support to carry out fun activities as well as academic ones
such as reading to students, prepare material, organize cultural and sport events,
sell goodies and so forth. Parents are always welcome at FIS.
Falcon International School’s main purpose
in Elementary is to develop its students’ potentials for them to become independent,
better critical thinkers, socially, mentally, and emotionally mature in order to
make the right decisions for each one according to their own personality, family
history and cultural environment, not forgetting to show respect for life, nature,
and diversity in this modern, global society in which they are immerse.