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Foss IB World School

Henry Foss IB World School

DP-English.pngFoss is a school of grace, compassion, scholarship, and service. Our International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program prepares students for college, and with IB, students are more likely to get into and through their college and/or career of choice. We are committed to serving students and families in proactive, meaningful ways so that students can earn their education and be proud of their accomplishments. For the Foss Family, nothing is more important than good health and good education. We promote and grow both here at Foss IB World School.

IB-Stats-Sized.jpgInterested in the Foss IB Diploma Program​ (DP)? Consider that an IB Education is more likely to get you into the college of your choice and once there, help ensure that you will be successful and graduate.

Foss IB will help you to get you into and through college!




Reason and free inquiry are the only effectural agents against error.
Thomas JeffersonInquirers
Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds
Albert EinsteinThinkers
We need more people speaking out. This country is not overrun with rebels and free thinkers. It’s overrun with sheep and conformists.
Bill MaherThinkers
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.
Lao TzuKnowledgeable
Beyond all sciences, philosophies, theologies, and histories, a child's relentless inquiry is truly all it takes to remind us that we don't know as much as we think we know.
Criss JamiInquirers
As it is, the lover of inquiry must follow his beloved wherever it may lead him.
Educators take something simple and make it complicated. Communicators take something complicated and make it simple.
John C. MaxwellCommunicators
Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door.
Benjamin JowettInquirers
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
William BlakeKnowledgeable
Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
When you know better you do better.
Maya AngelouKnowledgeable
One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds.
Knowing how to think empowers you far beyond those who know only what to think.
Neil Degrasse TysonThinkers
Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.
Rollo MayCommunicators
If your philosophy is not unsettled daily then you are blind to all the universe has to offer.
Neil Degrasse TysonOpen-Minded
Like love, the light or guidance of truth that influences us exists only in living form, not in principles or rules or expectations or advice, however widely circulated
Alan WattsPrincipled
In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.
Stephen CoveyCommunicators
Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.
Ernest HolmesThinkers
On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Thomas JeffersonPrincipled
Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.
Eckhart TolleThinkers
The closest thing to being cared for is to care for someone else.
Carson McCullersCaring
The pleasure we obtain from music comes from counting, but counting unconsciously; music is nothing but unconscious arithmetic.
Gottfried Wilhelm LeibnizBalanced
Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.
Buddha ShakyamuniOpen-Minded
Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.
Isaac AsimovOpen-Minded
If I have been able to see further it was only because I stood on the shoulders of giants.
Isaac NewtonReflective
I am driven by two main philosophies; know more about the world today than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.
Neil Degrasse TysonCaring and Inquirers
A mind is a like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.
Frank ZappaOpen-Minded
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards
Soren KierkegaardReflective
Everything in balance, everything in moderation – try not to go over the top in any direction but be free to explore & enjoy. Live heart-fully.
Jay WoodmanBalanced
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