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Vote Fairmont. Two kids smiling holding up #1.
Vote Fairmont for Best Private School!

Fairmont Private Schools has been voted the best private school in Orange County two years in a row in Parenting OC Magazine’s Readers’ Choice. Why should Fairmont win a third time? We think the amazing things our kids have done this year speak for themselves! [button link=”http://parentingoc.com/2017/04/readers-choice-2017-voting/” newwindow=”yes”] Vote Now![/button] Academic Awards Our students have […]

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 […]

Five Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

New Friends Extracurricular activities give the chance for children to meet new friends outside of their classroom and, depending on the activity, outside of their immediate age group. This opens up a new world of friends and acquaintances, and ones that share their interest for that matter! It’s nice to have different groups of friends, […]

Fairmont Private Schools: Students Succeed at Orange County Science & Engineering Fair Awards

Sunday night, students from 6th to 12th grade and their families gathered from across Orange County at Chapman University for the Orange County Science & Engineering Fair (OCSEF) Awards. As the award ceremony start time approached, Chapman’s parking lots filled quickly with families rushing to make it to Memorial Hall in time for their child’s moment on stage […]

The Importance of Learning to Code

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Why Participate in Fairmont’s Robotics Programs?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Beginning in 2nd grade and continuing to Fairmont Prep’s “Huskyteers” robotics program, Fairmont Private Schools is proud to maintain a program that provides students with valuable skills to carry through their academic careers, and into the future! Below are just a few reasons why you should enroll your student in Fairmont’s […]

Fairmont Wins ‘Best Private School’ for Second Consecutive Year

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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.”