Parent Update 9-25-20 First week a success. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1n6Z8EcWyExYrTmiNFbCiT8Bz4kXF2WPmQACd4nhJnzg/edit?usp=sharing
Yearbook photos will be taken THIS Friday (August 7th) from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and on Monday (August 10th) from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please enter through door #5 (the Team Entrance) on the North side of the school. We are going with a new company this year “Strawbridge” Order forms for both schools will be available at the High School during these photo sessions. Remember, you do not have to order, but you will need to get a photo taken for the yearbook and for Skyward.
Watch the class of 2020 Graduation ceremony here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AovUfTDXVH8& Congratulations, Cardinals! (Fixed Link)
Watch the class of 2020 Graduation ceremony here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AovUfTDXVH8&t=3821s Congratulations, Cardinals!
Material Return for Students June 2nd. 5/29/2020 Parent Update is attached for details. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aL6zktRiDcrpeSU1oTedrSGGgZFJecXZcG8aUgUJqlc/edit?usp=sharing
Congratulations to students graduating with honors. The Uptown Kiwanis Honors recognition is virtual this year. Their organization and the school district would like to acknowledge the achievements of our seniors who have reached this high honor. Please enjoy the video prepared and thank the sponsors mentioned. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GNFfHmP55aFx_8bKHGxU9uxFX0KeiIBM/view?usp=sharing
Parent Update: Final push https://docs.google.com/document/d/15acaiJ20gN7_N78Il47Vo329QTblN8hZiJExI4smxq8/edit?usp=sharing
Attention Parents and Students planning to attend Prom 2020! Due to recent guidelines given by the Minnesota Department of Education, Fairmont High School regrets to inform you that Prom 2020 has been canceled. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Fairmont Junior/Senior High School Families, It is with a heavy heart, we are announcing that the MSHSL has made the decision to cancel the 2019-2020 Spring Activities Season. We will be reimbursing your registration fee for the spring season. If you paid by credit/debit card through the school web store, your card will be reimbursed. If you paid with a check or cash, you will receive a check in the mail. If you do not receive your refund by Friday, May 8th, please contact the activities office. Mat Mahoney Activities Director
Distance Learning Continues- Yesterday, Governor Walz informed Minnesota schools that distance learning will continue for the remainder of the school year. We know that this has been a challenging time and sincerely appreciate all of your support. In preparation for the remainder of the year, May 1st and 4th will be teacher professional development days. There will be no school for students on these days. As always, please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions, comments, or concerns about distance learning.
Good afternoon Fairmont Jr/Sr High School students and parents. Congratulations on the successful completion of week 3 for e-learning! We appreciate the hard work of our students and staff! Thank you, parents, for your ongoing support as we continue to implement this new process of learning. We would like to remind parents to complete the Fairmont Area Schools Distance Learning Feedback survey that was sent to your email address. This feedback will be valuable as we continue to improve e-learning. We hope you all have a great weekend!
It is official! The shutdown has been extended and we will start E-Learning first thing Monday, March 30th. Watch this short video of Mr. Tietje and Mr. Schmidt taking you through the student E-Learning Hyperdoc. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HA6joCLmTFnA7y3wLE90gSnjzgWTozrt
Message regarding school shutdown period
Early Risers Kiwanis and Fairmont Jr Sr High School recognize the following students as a January Student of the Month. Students recognized included: Eli Broomfield, Laura Thompson, Sabrina Segar, Emma Hoffmann, Jacob Petrowiak, Emma Hilgendorf, Andrew Haefner, and Paige Linse. Not pictured: Kathryn Ogden, Landen Meyerdirk, Isaias Reyes Santiago and Luis Reyes Santiago.
Parent Update December 12, 2019 //docs.google.com/document/d/1ff_VCblurTX08V8q5ENjw1n9cZlmk-GKSKol5yUgqAE/edit?ts=5df26814
Fairmont Jr Sr High School Principal Alex Schmidt was pleased to accept on behalf of the school a generous CRC grant from 3M. These resources will be used for a variety of STEM related innovation projects. Thank you community partners for making a difference in student's lives.
Here is the Parent Update for November 19, 2019. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fQ7qkRpsj_4eRreyTjCwuskMIU863DaSxvgdeFZ9YuI/edit?usp=sharing
Please note change in date of wrestling parent meeting: Mandatory wrestling parent meeting will be Tuesday, November 19 at 5:30 pm in the North Gym.
Make your donation to the FHS Cardinal Student Activity Account today! Donations to this account are important for ALL grades 7-12! It supports some of the following activities and other classroom opportunities as funds are available: 8th Grade Courage Retreat, 12th Grade Wisdom Retreat, 7th & 8th Grade Celebration Day, Movie USA Site License for classrooms and PAC, Travel for Physics class to Valleyfair, Community Service Day Project Travel, Spelling Bee Entries, Class Field Trips to 3M, Red Rock Center, House Tours, Historical Society, Spanish Language Fair, etc. To make your donation online go to: https://fairmont.revtrak.net or mail your donation to: FHS Activities Office 900 Johnson Street Fairmont, MN 56031 2019 Tax Deductible donations are being accepted through Wednesday, December 18th. Receipts will be mailed by December 31. If you have any questions, please contact Traci Lardy, Dean of Students, at 507-238-4411.
Fairmont Jr/Sr High School Parent Update - October 31, 2019 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CFBtpGsnMEc5couwuQOwps0dsy7I1zXD1DkOQStrI1E/edit?usp=sharing
Mayo Donation - Fairmont Junior Senior High School is appreciative to Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont for their $1500 donation. This donation will be used to develop our Wellness Rooms which will support our students overall health and well being. Our Wellness Rooms will give them the opportunity to take a supportive break so that they can focus in class, helping them to be successful in life. Thanks again for giving our students this great opportunity.
If you haven't registered for the Musical, Debate, Dance Team, Mock Trial, or Robotics yet ~ be sure to register! Registration is required even if your activity does not charge a fee. Go to the H.S. Activities web page: https://www.fairmont.k12.mn.us/o/fjshs/page/registration--212
G/B Basketball, G/B Hockey, Gymnastics & Wrestling Registrations are now open. Please go to the H.S. Activities web page for more information. https://www.fairmont.k12.mn.us/o/fjshs/page/registration--212
October is College Knowledge Month! Check out this link to view MN Schools that have no application fees: http://bit.ly/FreeMNApps
Parent Update October 11, 2019 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DfdY0i2hTpFQMO56PZcKd1KyX6UA9LfWwicGuyoS_G0/edit?usp=sharing
DANCE TEAM - Grades 7-12 Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting on Monday, Oct. 14 at 5:30 pm in the HS Commons. Registration Deadline is Oct. 18. Registration is on the H.S. Activities Web page - https://www.fairmont.k12.mn.us/o/fjshs/page/registration--212 Questions? Please contact Head Coach Courtney Steuber. Email: email@example.com First day of practice is Tuesday, Oct. 22. JV 3:30 - 5:00 pm / Varsity 3:30 - 5:45 pm in High School North Gym.
Tackle Cancer - article from Sentinel https://www.fairmontsentinel.com/news/local-news/2019/10/09/fairmont-area-schools-ready-to-tackle-cancer/
Thank you to Fairmont Evangelical Covenant Church! The local church's recent gift will be used to help in extreme transportation issues for students getting to school. What a generous gift.
Parent Update September 27, 2019: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17SDxgUfD8rv69nXuwk9SKjO07FymdXZNsHyC0-51xLA/edit?usp=sharing
Here is the link to the September 13, 2019 Parent Update: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10o2TsG94z73sXAhXnCsr4I0XQ8Ni0eeuUkMKG7BomkQ/edit?usp=sharing Have a great weekend!
DEBATE STARTS MONDAY! Register online at the High School website: fairmont.k12.mn.us under High School Activities - Select Registration - then Scroll Down to Activity. Questions? Contact Erik Walker, Head Coach Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Debate (Gr.7-12) begins Monday, September 16 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Practice Mondays & Tuesdays after school / Thursdays 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
The Academic Open House and Activities Fair will be held Wednesday Aug. 28 at Fairmont High School. Starting at 6 pm. meet the staff, find out about school activities, and locate your classrooms and locker. Search Academic Open House on the new school web site for complete details.
Remember to come out to the Pep Fest and Academic Open House and Activities Fair. For more information download the Back to School Packet and information here. https://www.fairmont.k12.mn.us/o/fjshs/browse/75669