Senioritis and Graduation

Senioritis and Graduation

If you’ve ever spent any time on a high school campus, you may know the feeling of or have heard about “senioritis” — that feeling that seniors have toward the end of their high school careers as they know their time is nearly over, and they are ready to graduate and...
Planning the Perfect Prom

Planning the Perfect Prom

You’ve seen it depicted in countless movies about high school: prom. That essential American rite of passage in which students get dressed in a level of clothing they have never worn before. They come together in groups chauffeured by limousines and other unique rides...
Summer Is Coming

Summer Is Coming

The weather here in Southern California is starting to change (as little as it does), and we are beginning to see more days at temps above 70 degrees. Fairmont Prep students are breaking out their shorts but still wearing the sweatshirts because the classrooms here...
APs, IBs, Finals — Oh My!

APs, IBs, Finals — Oh My!

The end of the school year is near. Seniors are making those final choices of where they will attend school next year, while other students are planning classes for next year and making plans for the summer. Teachers are preparing finals and figuring out how to get...
Benefits of a Strong Counseling Office

Benefits of a Strong Counseling Office

When you walk around the Fairmont Prep campus, you will see the obvious classrooms, labs, and performance spaces that most high schools offer. Look a little deeper, and you will see some pretty unique tools and resources in those labs and classrooms. And, if you spend...
I Have the Power

I Have the Power

There was a cartoon that ran in the 1980s called He-Man. Basically, this guy was a prince but had sort of Superman transformation when he lifted his sword in the sky and yelled out “I HAVE THE POWER!” I’m sure you are asking how a 30-year-old cartoon series featuring...

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