Winter (Break) is Coming

Winter (Break) is Coming

Do you remember 122 days ago when we started the school year? All that hope, optimism, and potential? Well, here it is the end of the semester and we finishing finals so that we can go off to winter break and enjoy some much needed time off. Students have worked hard...
Finals are Coming

Finals are Coming

Can you feel that weird mix of stress, relief, anticipation, and worry? It can only mean one thing–that finals are coming soon and there is a major break on the horizon. Fairmont Prep students are coming up on quiet days next week where no new tests or assignments are...
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Next week brings Thanksgiving, which means a five day holiday for our students and a little break for our teachers as well. We get to wake up to some giant balloons floating throughout New York in the freezing cold. Time to gorge on turkey, roll ourselves out with...
The Power of a Voice

The Power of a Voice

This past week we all held a lot of power- the power to vote. The United States was founded on this ideal that a country works best when everyone has a say in the goings on within the country. Admittedly, it took quite a while for that to actually happen for all...
Have I Really Failed?

Have I Really Failed?

Walk through the hallways of any high school campus, and you will most likely hear the same refrain from the students: “I literally just failed that test” or “I totally just bombed that project.” Now, often the reality is quite different as students tend to be very...

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