General Education

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 information. We were proud at the level of transparency we embraced 20 years ago and continue […]

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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 resilience. We are proud of what our teachers and students have […]

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 and boost motivation. And they are willing to take a “deep dive” into the complexities that drive […]