Totten Intermediate School is committed to building a foundation for academic success by developing active and creative minds through rigorous instruction and high expectations for learning. Students are immersed in instructional experien- ces tailored to their needs, encouraged to take ownership of their learning and empowered with leadership roles. Academics are supported by music, technology and the performing arts to inspire individuality. Our mission is to educate and to challenge all students in a safe, positive environment so they may become lifelong learners and leaders in a digital global community.
Her keel was laid down at the Sasebo Dockyard on 1 January ; she was launched on 24 September. She was commissioned and assigned to the Kure Naval District on 31 August During early she took part in supply missions and the eventual evacuation of the garrison of Kiska in the Aleutian Islands. On 15 September she was assigned to a Yanagi exchange mission to Lorient , France.