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True Hero

Anaheim, CA Jordan Pinches, a 6-­foot-­3, 320­-pound senior lineman on Fairmont Prep Academy’s football team is recognized as a personable and compassionate honor student who plans to attend UC Berkeley. After a harrowing morning on the shores of Lahaina, Maui, he is also a hero. Pinches saved the life of a drowning man during Fairmont […]

Anaheim Hills Campus Qualifies as Master School in Accelerated Reading

Anaheim, CA ­­ Fairmont Private Schools’ Anaheim Hills Campus is the only school in Southern California to qualify as a Master School in Accelerated Reading with Renaissance Learning. This is the fourth consecutive year that Fairmont’s Anaheim Hills school has qualified for the prestigious honor – “a phenomenal feat that everyone at Fairmont is immensely […]

Peace Movement

Anaheim, CA – In a world plagued by hatred, violence and destruction, it’s good to know there are young people like Sarah Mustafa. In spite of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, including cultural prejudice over her Palestinian background, the 17- year-old Fairmont Private School Prep Academy student believes she can make a difference. This summer, Mustafa spent […]

Huskies Win, Qualify for CIF

RIVERSIDE, CA – Sophomore wide receiver Richard Johnson scored four touchdowns to lead the Fairmont Prep Huskies to an overwhelming 48­7 victory in the San Joaquin League over California School for the Deaf on Friday night at Sherman Indian High. The Fairmont Prep (3­1, 9­1) triumph secures a third­place seed for the Huskies in the […]

Mix It Up Day

Anaheim, CA – Promoting cultural and ethnic diversity, Fairmont Private School’s Edgewood campus will feature “Mix It Up Day” on Nov. 14. Edgewood administrators will “mix it up” and have students sit at different tables at lunchtime with different students of different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. “We feel this is a great and creative way […]

Karen Lee Honored with Reading Renaissance Master Teacher Award

Anaheim, CA – Nursery rhymes and fairy tales were all new to 10-year-old Karen Lee when she and her family emigrated to the U.S from war-torn Korea.  The hard-earned love of the language today fuels her drive to install a passion for the printed page in each of her second graders at Fairmont Private School’s Anaheim Hills […]

In The Money

Anaheim, CA – Which is worth more,two houses totally $4.5 million or a penny that doubles its value everyday for 30 days? This is one of the many questions that will be asked at Fairmont Private School’s Money Camp August 7-11, 2006. If you believe the houses are worth more, you’re wrong. A penny doubling […]

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.”