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

1:30 pm FIS Online Safety Presentation @ Freedom Intermediate School
FIS Online Safety Presentation @ Freedom Intermediate School
Mar 1 @ 1:30 pm – 1:50 pm
We are excited to be able offer our 6th- and 7th-grade students a special in-school internet safety presentation by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Andy Hendrix. Agent Hendrix will bring the department’s i-Guardian program to the… Continue Reading COUNSELING
9:00 pm Raspberry Pi Jam at WCPL
Raspberry Pi Jam at WCPL
Mar 2 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 pm
    Join us for the Raspberry Pi Birthday Jam on Saturday, March 2nd from 9:00pm-12:00pm. Participants will have the opportunity to use Python code to code a traffic light, digital pictures, and more!
7:00 am FIS Spring Book Fair
FIS Spring Book Fair
Mar 4 @ 7:00 am – Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm
FIS Book Fair