Tag Archives: Science

Solar Eclipse
The Solar Eclipse: What to Know for Kids

On Monday, August 21, 2017,  a total solar eclipse will pass over the United States. Unfortunately, from California, we will only be able to witness a partial eclipse, but the sight will still be incredible to witness and an opportunity for your kids to learn more about science! What’s a Solar Eclipse? A solar eclipse […]

Shark Week - whale shark and diver.
Shark Week: Educational Opportunities

Discovery Channel’s annual summer event, Shark Week, has breached. The week long program has been airing yearly since 1988. While the channel’s shows can be more entertaining (looking at you, Michael Phelps) than educational, the pop-culture phenomenon provides parents and teachers with the opportunity to share more about sharks and marine biology with our future […]

Piano lesson with little girl. Summer activities for your kids.
Activities to Do With Kids this Summer

Summer is well on its way, and your kids may be beginning to say those two dreaded words, “I’m bored.” Great! A perfect time to introduce them to new activities and keep them learning. Encourage your kids to be productive over the summer with these five activities: One Chore a Day Your kids may already […]

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 […]