Tag Archives: Health and Wellness

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Sophomore Advice

The other week, we advised the freshmen who were starting off their high school careers. Now it is time to move up the ladder and speak to the next class. No longer the newest students on campus, sophomores are in a unique position. By now, they should have figured out most of Fairmont Prep and […]

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Habits to Enhance Cognitive Performance

With the start of the new school year, it’s important to establish new habits that will help make your child a successful student. On the other hand, it’s the perfect opportunity to kick some not-so-healthy habits to the curb. While many of these are friendly reminders, there are a few habits that have emerged from […]

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 […]

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Benefits of Gratefulness & Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is quite unbelievably a mere two days away. Regardless of whether you’re hosting or attending Thursday’s Thanksgiving dinner, you’re most assuredly busy this week and every week from now until New Year’s Day. You’re shopping, preparing travel plans, finishing up projects at work, and maybe even wishing the holiday season was already past. While […]

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Counselor’s Corner: Cyberbullying

The online environment is often a place parents do not frequent when monitoring their child’s behavior. However, it is imperative parents pay close attention to their child’s online activity, especially when monitoring for cyberbullying. Cyberbullying occurs through text messages, on internet sites, and through any computer-based communication. Indirect forms of cyberbullying include: spreading false rumors, […]