Category Archives: Fairmont Preparatory Academy

Winter Open House 2018 - Fairmont Preparatory Academy
Prep Pride: Winter Open House 2018

Last Thursday, Fairmont Preparatory Academy opened its doors to current and prospective families for Winter Open House 2018, sharing information about their rigorous academic programs, competitive athletics, impressive arts programs, and individualized education and counseling approach. While current parents toured their students’ classrooms and chatted with their teachers, prospective families gathered in the theater to […]

Fairmont Preparatory Academy's 14th Annual Fall Open House & College Fair
Fairmont Hosts 126 Colleges at 14th Annual Fall Open House & College Fair

On Tuesday, Fairmont Preparatory Academy welcomed representatives from 126 colleges and universities from across the nation, including some schools from across the world. Normally quiet during evening hours, the campus was bustling with students and their families as they hurried to the gym trying to get the most out of the evening’s college fair. The […]

Hurricane Relief: Fairmont Campuses Collect Donations

Fairmont Private Schools’ campuses put Character Counts into practice in the weeks following Hurricane Harvey. All four campuses each put their own unique take on fundraising and partnering with schools in the Houston area. Fundraising for hurricane relief efforts kicked off at our Anaheim Hills Campus, whose two 6th grade Girl Scout troops jumped into […]

Fairmont Prep Speech & Debate team at the Tournament of Champions.
Fairmont Speech & Debate Excels at National Competition

The Fairmont Prep Speech & Debate team finished the 2016-2017 season with an astounding victory, winning a national title in one division, and finishing second in another. The team of North Tustin 8th graders Harashri S. and Hitakshi S. earned a national championship in the Public Forum Division of the 1st Annual Middle School Tournament […]

EPICS Students Give Back to Habitat for Humanity, group smiling.
EPICS Students Give Back to Community

During the spring semester, Fairmont Preparatory Academy students installed their capstone EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service) projects for the community health center Share Our Selves in Costa Mesa and for Habitat for Humanity Orange County. The purpose of these projects was to fulfill requirements in their EPICS course. Developed by Purdue University, this unique course provides students the opportunity to engage their […]

Fairmont Prep Robotics Team with 2017 Robot at FRC.
Fairmont Prep Robotics Team: A Year in Review

Fairmont Preparatory Academy’s robotics team, The Huskyteers, had a wonderful year! The team competed in three regional FIRST Robotics competitions (the most they’re ever done in one year). They competed in Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange counties. The team performed their best, so far, taking 9th, 14th, and 15th place at the competitions. To compete […]

Shelby Wagner - 1st Grade Teacher Fairmont Historic AnaheimTop Teacher & Skating Champion
Shelby “My favorite part of being a teacher is the children I get to teach.”
  • Is one of the head teachers for the Fountain Valley Artistic Skating Club, teaching regional and national champions. She also teaches beginner classes every Saturday morning.
  • Every year, her students are amazed to find that their teacher has a life outside of the classroom.
“I love feeling like I’m part of a family [at Fairmont].”
Keira Kamath - 5th Grade Fairmont Anaheim HillsScience & Tennis Superstar
keira “I like how there are so many different specialty classes at Fairmont Anaheim Hills, like art, music, PE, science lab, computer lab, and Spanish.”
  • She would like to be a professional tennis player when she grows up, or maybe a doctor.
  • Loves dance and plays the piano
  • Her favorite class is science “because you get to figure out stuff, and I like to do experiments.”
Nicholas Aghaian - 7th Grade Fairmont Historic AnaheimKicking His Way to Med School
nicolas“The teachers and the amount of support they provide to not only me, but to the whole entire community here at Fairmont is probably what I like most about attending Fairmont Historic Anaheim.”
  • He would like to be a professional soccer player, or a doctor specializing in the field of sports medicine.
  • Enjoys basketball, piano, and soccer pitch.
  • His favorite subject is math “because I like to be challenged, and math is full of challenges.”
Gianluca De Gregoris – 2nd Grade Fairmont North TustinDancing Toward Greatness
dancing"What I like most about Fairmont is that I get to learn and meet new friends.”
  • He wants to be a professional dancer when he grows up.
  • Is trained in ballet and ballroom dancing.
  • Loves writing and creating new stories.
Nicole Heyman - Kindergarten Teacher Fairmont Anaheim HillsLaying a Foundation for Lifelong Learning
Nicole "The best part about teaching at Fairmont is being able to work with a diverse group of students who are all incredibly talented. It is amazing to be able to challenge students at such a young age and watch these children grow throughout the year.”
  • Loves camping, reading, and traveling
  • Her students love learning random things about her – like the fact that when she was in kindergarten she wanted to be Spiderman when she grew up.
  • Her proudest moments are the times when a student on campus is excited to see her, oftentimes telling her that she’s “the best teacher in the world.” “I live for those moments.”
“I choose to teach at Fairmont because of the sense of community, as well as the drive for our students to succeed.”
DJ Clovis - Music Teacher Fairmont North TustinRunning to the Rhythm
DJ Clovis “I get to work with amazing staff, faculty, parents, and most importantly, students!”
  • Teaches music to all grades — from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade
  • Coaches (or has coached) football, basketball, and Run Club
  • Plays bass trombone
  • NJHS Conflict Resolution Coach
  • He has run 15 marathons and 4 ultra marathons.
“The best part of teaching at Fairmont is the autonomy — being able to create a program that fits all of my students. At Fairmont North Tustin, I get to help with a lot of different activities.”