Tag Archives: Fitness

5 Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails in Orange County

As we all know, the school week is exhausting. After work, school, homework, sports, and extracurricular activities, things get hectic, and everyone is tired by the time Friday rolls around. That’s why it’s important to have some much needed, and deserved, family time — away from screens, where you can connect and unwind. What better […]

Challenging Students to Become Fairmont Fit

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Hundreds of scientific studies have unequivocally shown that individuals who are physically fit perform better both academically and on standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, GRE, and the MCATS. Scientists have further shown that positive changes in fitness translate to larger changes in the long […]

Fairmont 7th Grader Places 1st in National Fencing Tournament

Historic Anaheim 7th grader William T. began fencing four years ago and has been competing for the past three years at both regional and national competitions across the United States. For two consecutive years, William has qualified to participate in the annual National Championship Fencing Tournament hosted by the United States Fencing Organization. Earlier this month, […]

Early Childhood Enrichment: Physical Education

Each week, Fairmont Private Schools’ Mr. Scott Butz and Mrs. Michelle Anderson teach physical education to Fairmont’s youngest students. They engage children in fun exercises, teach them games, and provide experiences for students to develop confidence and sportsmanship. These activities not only accomplish the obvious goals of gross and fine motor skill development, but they […]