Thursday, October 15, 2015

NEWSLETTER: October 16, 2015 News & Announcements

Breakfast with a Counselor
Breakfast with a Counselor is an opportunity for parents and guardians to meet over breakfast with the Prep's counselors to discuss topics in their student's academic life. Click here to view a list of this year's sessions and topics. We hope you will join us!

Community Service - Box of Love Drive
Beginning on Monday, October 19th students will have the opportunity to bring a holiday meal to those less fortunate in Orange County. The mission of Canning Hunger is to motivate, recruit, train, equip, and deploy volunteers to help the disadvantaged. Help those less fortunate this holiday season by filling a “Box of Love” with traditional American holiday meal items.
1 Box of Love = 2 hours
2 Boxes of Love = 4 hours
3 Boxes of Love = 6 hours
Pick up your “Box of Love” and instruction envelope from Mrs. Anna Kunkle office, fill it, and return it by Friday, November 6th, 2015. Make sure all items are included in the box and don’t forget to fill out the community service slip. Paws for a Cause!

Disneyland Dreamers & Doers Application
In honor of the Diamond Celebration, Disneyland Resort is proud to launch the Disneyland Resort Dreamers & Doers program. Deeply rooted in Disney’s commitment to supporting youth and the community, Disneyland Resort Dreamers & Doers celebrates the power of possibility and the youth who take action to improve their community, home, or school. Click here for information and to apply. Applications are due to Mrs. Anna Kunkle by Friday, November 20th.

Girls’ Golf
The 2015 girls’ golf season has come to an end, and the Lady Huskies topped it off with a win against Saddleback Valley Christian Schools. The thirty stroke victory was highlighted by Ruby Anbari's best score in three seasons on the golf team. Mylan Hirata, Izzy Om, Michelle Lee, Claire Son, and Judy Anbari helped the team earn their fourth win of the season.
Mylan, Izzy, Michelle, and Ruby will compete Friday in San Clemente in the first round of post-season play, vying for spots in the CIF Southern Section Golf Championships later this month. When you see them, give them a high five and wish them well!
The boys’ golf season starts in February. Any boys wishing to play golf next year are encouraged to see Mr. Wheeler in Room 5.

Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences will take place Wednesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 22nd. This is a great time for parents to meet with teachers, discuss class expectations, assignments, assessments, and student grades and performance. Whether your student is struggling or excelling, these conferences provide a venue for asking questions and getting feedback about your student’s progress and learning how to help him or her stay motivated.

Appointments are available for most teachers each day from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. To schedule an appointment with a teacher, visit his or her Blackboard page and click on the Teacher Contact Info link on the left side of the page. Here, you can find the link for the Parent-Teacher Conference Sign-Up for this respective teacher. On the sign-up page, find the date and time you wish to schedule and click the sign-up button, then fill in the information on the next page to sign-up. If you need to change your scheduled appointment, contact the teacher.

Red Cross Club Blood Drive
Next week on Wednesday, October 21st, the Red Cross Club is going to “Carve Out a New Tradition” with this year’s blood drive. Club members have been reaching out to students and teachers, encouraging them to donate blood and give the gift of life. The first blood drive will be held on October 21st from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. Show a little Halloween spirit and let the Red Cross staff suck your blood! Please email Mrs. Anna Kunkle, Red Cross Club Advisor, to book your appointment. Thank you for supporting the Red Cross and the Prep’s Red Cross Club!

Travel Week 2015-2016 - Rescheduled for March 27th - April 3rd
Travel Week has been moved to the week of Spring Break, March 28th - April 1st, 2016. We hope you enjoy the additional week off with family. Fairmont Prep will be offering two great trips through Worldstrides - Peru and Florida. Trip information is in the process of completion and a flyer will be available within the next few weeks. In the meantime, if you would like more information please contact Mrs. Anna Kunkle, Travel Week Coordinator.

Contributed by Fairmont Preparatory Academy

1 comment:

  1. I was definitely proud to see so many people participating in the blood drive ~ a great turnout!
    - Marcos D.


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