Why We Teach

Laurie Scott

"I teach to provide an inclusive , positive, and caring environment for all students so that they can find success academically, socially, and emotionally."

- Laurie Scott

Megan Sukalski

"Children love to learn and as a preschool teacher, I have the chance to be one of the first adults in their lives that help create a positive start to the educational journey for our youngest learners. "

- Megan Sukalski

Maisy Jorgensen

"I teach to empower kids to feel successful, smart, and loved."

- Maisy Jorgensen

Cierra Thiesse

"Ever since I was little, I wanted to be a teacher. Of course, I also wanted to be a nurse, vet, and a "professional babysitter," but wanting to be a teacher never changed. I had some teachers make a big impact in my life. I strive to be that teacher for my students."

- Cierra Thiesse

Miles Duffey

"Good communication leads to a happier life in a myriad of different ways. I teach my students the power of language, and that mastery of it will lead to effective communication skills. They can then take better advantage of life's varied and unpredictable opportunities."

- Miles Duffey

Katie Hoaglund

"My favorite thing about teaching orchestra is spending each day playing music with people who want to be there and are willing to work to get better. They're really fun to be around. I'm so lucky to have such awesome orchestra kids!"

- Katie Hoaglund

Jonas Nissen

"I teach to empower my students to think, speak and act for themselves."

- Jonas Nissen

Betsy Diegnau

"I teach because I want to make sure that children are prepared to be successful members of society as they grow. I strive to empower students and make them feel confident in their learning!"

- Betsy Diegnau

Sandy Soelter

"To help encourage and motivate learners while at the same time making meaningful connections."

- Sandy Soelter

Why Choose Fairmont Area Schools?

24 College Courses

Students can get a jump start earning college credit through AP, College in the Schools, and PSEO options.

26 Clubs and Fine Arts Activities

Students have many great ways to cultivate their creativity and critical thinking with a wide variety of fine arts activities- including a comprehensive elementary arts program.

22 Athletic Programs

Fairmont students have lots of opportunity to participate in the athletic programs they enjoy and learn to push themselves to find success on and off the field.

5 Vocational Academies and Elementary STEM Programming

Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Culinary, and Welding offered at the High School and Elementary STEM programing at all grade levels.