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Top 10 Reasons To Choose Summer Programs At Fairmont

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Summer Programs at Fairmont

Have you made your summer plans? Whether you are looking for a recreational summer camp experience to keep your child engaged or needing to boost academic skills with summer school, there’s a place for your child at Fairmont. Here are the Top 10 reasons why Fairmont’s...

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How Growth Mindset Helps Students Succeed

How Growth Mindset Helps Students Succeed

Educators are always looking for ways to increase their students’ success. They take professional development courses on how to accelerate progress. They join collaborative groups to help facilitate growth. They attend conferences to learn how to elevate achievement...

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Covid-19 Re-Entry Anxiety – How To Overcome It

COVID-19 Re-entry Anxiety – How to Overcome It

How many times during the COVID-19 pandemic have you uttered the words, “I just can’t wait for things to get back to the way they used to be!”? After more than a year of uncertainty, people are aching for their normal daily lives to resume … or are they? As it turns...

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Meet Fairmont’s Sensational Summer Staff

Meet Fairmont’s Sensational Summer Staff

Here’s to the fun-loving people who love kids. The adventurers who stir up adventure for their campers. The ones who lead by example and help develop leaders. They have curious minds and inspire curiosity in those around them. They’re superstars who shoot for the...

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Fairmont And Tstreet Team Up At Sjc

Fairmont and Tstreet Team Up at SJC

We are thrilled to announce that Tstreet Volleyball Club, the #1 ranked volleyball club in California, has joined Strikers Soccer Club, Reign Wrestling, and The Treigning Lab as part of the Fairmont Athletic Academy at our San Juan Capistrano campus. Founded and...

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Summer At Fairmont: Let The Ed-Venture Begin!

Summer at Fairmont: Let the Ed-venture Begin!

Did you know that Fairmont Schools started as a summer program almost seven decades ago? The legacy continues this June, as Fairmont kicks off a summer ed-venture for students of all ages and abilities. Whether your child is looking to strengthen their academic...

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Safe + Smart: Why In-Person Instruction Is Best For Students

Safe + Smart: Why In-person Instruction Is Best for Students

Roughly a year ago, students all over the country went from having fun together on the playground to not being able to play with one another at all; from eating lunch with friends in the senior quad to eating alone at their kitchen tables. Graduations and theatre...

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When Is It Time To Switch Schools?

When Is It Time To Switch Schools?

The educational landscape since COVID struck is unlike anything we’ve ever seen. As teachers, students, and parents have settled into their “new normal,” questions remain over what is best for kids. How far have children fallen behind? Are children receiving the...

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Closing The Gender Gap In Computer Science Studies

Closing the Gender Gap in Computer Science Studies

Fairmont Prep has once again been recognized as a leader in STEM instruction, this time by earning the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles (CSP). Schools honored with the...

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Early Childhood Education In The Age Of Covid

Early Childhood Education in the Age of COVID

A Day in the Life of a Preschooler: Before COVID: Greeting your teacher with a HUUUUUGE hug During COVID: Saying good morning with heart hands, foot taps, and air hugs Before COVID: Getting inches away from your best buddy and sharing a laugh During COVID: Keeping...

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2020, The Year Of Resilience!

2020, The Year of Resilience!

To quote Alexander in the classic children’s book, it was a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad” year. But in spite of all of the obstacles we faced in 2020, our school community pulled together like never before — demonstrating grit, determination, and remarkable...

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Fairmont Report Card, 2020!

Fairmont Report Card, 2020!

This is the 20th anniversary of Fairmont Schools’ annual Report Card publication–and what a year it has been! Back in 2000, Fairmont published our first Report Card which highlighted our schools’ test scores, college acceptances, and other outcomes-related...

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Make Your 2021 New Year’s Resolutions Smart!

Make Your 2021 New Year’s Resolutions SMART!

Next to watching the ball drop at Times Square, enjoying reruns (thanks, COVID!) of the Tournament of Roses Parade, or taking in college bowl games while devouring hot dogs and nachos, perhaps our biggest shared experience as we flip the calendar to 2021 will be...

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How To Sharpen Your Child’s Writing Skills

How to Sharpen Your Child’s Writing Skills

Whether your child aspires to become the next J.K. Rowling or simply wants to communicate effectively through the written word in college and beyond, strong writing skills are a must have. For most students, formal instruction at school will provide the basis of their...

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Wrestling And Soccer Programs

Wrestling And Soccer Programs

The depth and breadth of Fairmont athletics keep expanding! We’re excited about two new partnerships which will bring world-class opportunities to our student athletes — both immediately and well into the future.   Wrestling We are pleased to announce the hiring of...

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Continuum of Learning

Five dynamic campuses in Orange County, CA offering individualized instruction for P-12th grade students.

Anaheim Hills Campus (Preschool – 8th Grade)
Historic Anaheim Campus (Preschool – 8th Grade)
North Tustin Campus (Pre-K – 8th Grade)
Preparatory Academy (9th – 12th Grade)
San Juan Capistrano Campus (Preschool – 12th Grade)

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