FIS BurchamKecia Pizzillo Guidance Counselor


“Character Under Construction”

Freedom Intermediate uses the Character Under Construction curriculum in its counseling program. The foundation of the program include the monthly character traits, which are reinforced throughout the school. The tenets include:

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Perseverance
  • Caring
  • Courage
  • Citizenship
  • Trustworthiness
  • Cooperation
  • Fairness

The guidance program also uses the Tennessee Standards, Learning Expectations, and Performance Indicators for Academic, Career & Personal-Social Development:

The Tennessee School Counseling and Career Guidance Standards are statements of what students should know and be able to do as a result of participating in a school counseling program. Feel free to read them for more information about the school counseling program.

Upcoming Events

6:30 pm FIS Parent Orientation
FIS Parent Orientation
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Parents will run their students schedule and meet their teachers this evening!
6:00 pm Cheer Clinic @ PGES
Cheer Clinic @ PGES
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
You’re invited! Cheerleading Clinic With the nationally ranked Poplar Grove Competition Cheerleaders   The Poplar Grove Cheerleading Clinic is being offered for grades K-5. It will teach proper cheerleading techniques and skills, including: jumps, stunts… Continue Reading COUNSELING