@Olive and Rose
Fukuyama Fuzoku has a school symbol of olives. The symbol, shaping a triangle with a berry and two leaves, was designed by the first principal, Ikuji Matsubara. Mr. Matsubara wished for the spirit of freedom and the respect for peace to the symbol.
Since the foundation of Fukuyama Fuzoku, we have insisted on the studentsf individual autonomy or free will under the corporate identity. The way of thinking, erespect for peace,f also shows us that students do not wear such strict military-like uniforms; actually, their cap shapes round and has no brim, and it looks like a mountain-climbing hat.
Historically, we can also
see the respect for freedom and peace in the symbol of the olive. As for the olive it is something which
symbolizes ancient Greek democracy, and the olives are brought up in the
Mediterranean climate. The Inland
Sea, Setouchi, near our Fukuyama
Fuzoku, is also connected to the
Through the wishes above, a lot of olive trees are planted in our campus as a symbol of Fukuyama Fuzoku.
In 1956, the dark postwar
time, people living in
Thanks to the city planning
of cherishing roses, people in
Fukuyama Fuzoku regards the city flower of roses as the school symbol flower, and we have grown roses in the school rose garden. In the season for roses, we can enjoy seeing various beautiful colourful roses in the school and by the school road. People living near the school as well as students and the school staff can see the beautiful roses blooming around Fukuyama Fuzoku.