Finals are Coming

Can you feel that weird mix of stress, relief, anticipation, and worry? It can only mean one thing–that finals are coming soon and there is a major break on the horizon. Fairmont Prep students are coming up on quiet days next week where no new tests or assignments are...

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Fairmont Prep Basketball Teams Make Top 25 List

For the first time in Fairmont Prep history both the boys and girls basketball teams made the Orange County Top 25. The Lady Huskies came in at number three in the county! The Orange County Register wrote, “The Huskies will be one of the most experienced teams in the...

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Giving Thanks

Next week brings Thanksgiving, which means a five day holiday for our students and a little break for our teachers as well. We get to wake up to some giant balloons floating throughout New York in the freezing cold. Time to gorge on turkey, roll ourselves out with...

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The Power of a Voice

This past week we all held a lot of power- the power to vote. The United States was founded on this ideal that a country works best when everyone has a say in the goings on within the country. Admittedly, it took quite a while for that to actually happen for all...

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IQ vs EQ Why You Should Care

No matter how many degrees a person may possess, if he or she doesn’t have specific emotional attributes, they are more unlikely to succeed.

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Spirit Week

Fairmont Prep has been a hive of activity recently as Spirit Week and Homecoming have come once again. The Student Government (ASB) spends months planning a week unlike any other on campus for students to enjoy which culminates in the Homecoming football game and the...

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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...

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Prep Pride: Freshmen Advice

Freshmen, the time has come. You’ve completed years of education and now you are here on the big stage, high school. Now you get to see first-hand if all of those movies about high school will really come to life in the halls of Fairmont Prep. If you’ve ever seen...

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Back to School at Fairmont Prep

How can you not love the first day of school? Sure, it does signify the end of summer and some beautiful carefree days here in Southern California, but the start of school brings so much potential. There is that eagerness to see old friends, meet new teachers, and...

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Prep Pride: Start of School

After a quiet, somewhat dormant summer at Fairmont Prep, the campus has come alive this week as teachers have returned to prepare for another great school year. The campus has some new improvements, most notably in the gym with a new floor, scoreboard, and the...

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PREPing For a Great Season

Fairmont Preparatory Academy is known for its excellence in academics. However, their sports program is also thriving which can be attributed to their top-level coaching staff and student athletes. An example of this is Joedy Gardner hired in 2016 as head coach for...

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Debate Doubles Up the Tourneys

Last weekend, your Fairmont Prep debate team competed in tournaments concurrently. Locally, we debated at the Orange County Speech League (OCSL) Spring Invitational. Away, we competed at the Golden Desert Debate Tournament in Las Vegas. In total, 27 competitors from...

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Fairmont Prep Earns More Bids to Tournament of Champions

Last weekend, your Fairmont Prep debate team competed at the 32nd annual MinneApple Debate Tournament in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ten of our Fairmont Prep debaters traveled to this octofinal bid tournament, which awards Tournament of Champions (ToC) bids to the top 16...

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Boys Basketball Coach Honored As “Coach with Character”

Congratulations to boys basketball coach William Rosary III, who was honored by Fairmont Prep and the Orange County Athletic Directors Association (OCADA) as a "Coach with Character" at the fall meeting on October 9, 2017, at the Anaheim Convention Center! Coach...

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Fairmont Prep Debate Breaks Previous Record

It was a record-setting weekend for Fairmont Prep debate. Last weekend, your Fairmont Prep debate team competed simultaneously in tournaments at California State University, Fullerton and the Bronx High School of Science (aka Big Bronx). In total, seven teams competed...

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Debate Team Wins Trophies in Long Beach

Last week, your Fairmont Prep debate team competed in the National Debate Invitational at CSU Long Beach, which comprised more than 1,400 competitors from all over the country. Eight teams competed in Public Forum Debate, eight debaters competed in Congressional...

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Fairmont Prep Debate Sweeps Novice Tournament

Last month, your Fairmont Prep debate novices competed in the annual Orange County Speech League Novice Tournament. Five students competed in the Congressional Debate category and debated topics such as improving U.S.-Latin American relations, how to improve the U.S....

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Debate Students Secure Bids to Tournament of Champions

Last weekend, your Fairmont Prep debate team traveled to the National Speech and Debate Season Opener at the University of Kentucky. Six teams competed in Public Forum debate, and one speaker competed in extemporaneous speaking. The students debated whether or not the...

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International Baccalaureate (IB) Turns 50

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). In recognition of this milestone, the IBO is launching a worldwide birthday celebration this fall. Fairmont Preparatory Academy has been an IB World School since 1995 and is...

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Fairmont Prep Student Wins Congressional Award

Fairmont Prep senior Esther Park was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by California Congressman Ed Royce of the 39th District. The highest honor Congress can impart upon young Americans, the Congressional Award involves the completion of at least 100 hours in the...

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Fairmont Prep Teacher Awarded National Commendation

Fairmont Preparatory Academy is proud to announce that English teacher Jennifer Collison will receive a national commendation by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in Atlanta, Georgia, this November. Collison is being awarded this special honor for...

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Exciting New Chapter Awaits Fairmont Prep Alumna

Fairmont Prep is pleased to announce that Jordan Esparza, member of the Class of 2009, will oversee the school’s alumni relations. As a guest teacher and coach at Fairmont Prep, Esparza's “can-do” attitude, leadership, and contagious smile have contributed to the...

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Fairmont Prep Debate Team Continues on Path to Success

Over President's Day weekend, the Fairmont Prep debate team traveled to the University of California, Berkeley to participate in the 2016 California Invitational Debate Tournament, the second-largest high school speech and debate tournament in the country. Nine teams...

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Fairmont Alumna Researches Past to Help Future

Sarah Cole, member of Fairmont Prep’s Class of 2010 and Class of 2014 at Oberlin College, is currently working for the Carter Center, a nonprofit organization founded by former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. An organization dedicated to...

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Recap of the 12th Annual College Fair and Fall Preview

Thank you to all who attended the 12th annual College Fair and Fall Preview! On Tuesday, representatives from more than 90 colleges and universities from around the country packed into the Fairmont Prep gymnasium to inform not only Fairmont students but high school...

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Husky Vision Alum Shines in CSUF Communications Program

Arthur Garcia, a member of Fairmont Prep’s Class of 2013, is now pursuing a radio-TV-film (RTVF) degree at California State University, Fullerton. Entering his junior year in the program, Garcia is now the studio manager of Titan Communications, CSUF’s digital media...

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Prep IBP Member Mixes Beats with Business

Fairmont sophomore Marcos De La Riva is an active member of the International Business Program and makes up half of the Wolf & Riva music duo. De La Riva and his music partner have recently released their first remix to Calvin Harris and John Newman’s Blame. Their...

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Helping Student-Athletes Give Back

In concert with helping student-athletes manage rigorous academic coursework, Fairmont Preparatory Academy's community service program provides these active students opportunities to foster social responsibility and compassion to serve others. Community service also...

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Fairmont Preparatory Academy Celebrates 2015 Commencement

Watch the 2015 Preparatory Academy Commencement Fairmont Preparatory Academy graduated 170 seniors on Thursday, May 28, 2015, during the school's 2015 commencement ceremony at Pearson Park. This year's senior class follows the trend of previous years in that more than...

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Fairmont Prep Freshman CIF Runner-Up in Diving

Congratulations to Fairmont Prep freshman Michelle Lee on her second-place finish at the CIF Division 4 Diving Championships held at Riverside Community College on Tuesday, May 12. UPDATE (5/27/2015) — Michelle Lee placed eighth at the inaugural CIF State Swimming and...

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Fairmont Prep’s Chin Ecstatic Over Record-Setting Win

Edgar Chin powered his hands into the wall, turned toward the timing board and unleashed a primal scream of colliding emotions. The promise the Fairmont Prep swimmer showed early in the CIF-SS Division 4 finals Friday night had been realized, and his worries washed...

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