Congrats! Mr. Luster is the 2017 Franklin B. Walter outstanding educator recipient. Thank you for all you do for our students and faculty.
Dear Parents, Please download and read our Parent Emergency Notification and School Closing Procedures. If you have any questions, please contact the main office. Thank you.
Cost: $20.00 to support Drama Boosters
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Click the image to find out how you can purchase your Addams Family Musical T-shirt today!
Welcome to the Fairport High School - March Spirit Sale 2018!
Please note that this is a sales portal opened for a specific period of time and then closed and tallied for fulfillment in one production run.
All orders will be delivered on or about April 14th for distribution.
All orders must be placed within the predefined period of time the sales portal is open. No orders can be placed or will be accepted after the sale closes. No exceptions will be made.
Store Deadline Extended until April 1, 2018!!!
You may purchase any NCAA tumbler from the online store to help the Fairport Football program.
Click on the image to place your order!
Or you may order a Fairport Skippers team tumbler from any player, who will also receive up to $2500 in college tuition from these sales.
Thank you & go Skippers!
SKILLS & FUNDAMENTALS CAMP
Thursday, April 26 & Friday, April 27
What? This is a Fairport youth football camp for all Fairport students currently in grades 2-7
Who? This youth football camp will be coached by Fairport varsity coaches, junior high coaches, & varsity players
Where? Fairport Harding High School football practice field (the front of the high school by the HS office)
When? Camp sessions begin at 3:05 pm and end at 4:30 pm on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27 - McKinley Elementary students will be walked to Harding High School by varsity student-athletes
Why? To develop youth football players by focusing on skills & fundamentals necessary in football
ENTRY FEE: $20 per “camper” (make checks payable to “Fairport Athletic Boosters”)
Forms & fees can be turned in to the Elementary School or High School main office during school hours or Mail to “Fairport Football”—329 Vine St, Fairport Harbor, OH 44077
All pre-registered participants will receive a Fairport Football T-Shirt & Football
PRE-REGISTRATION ENTRY DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 17
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-354-5400
Our annual Strike Out Cancer event is coming up and we need your support! We hope you will partner with us by making a donation or sponsoring our 7th annual Strike Out Cancer event! As a school community invested in supporting our families, this event is very close to our hearts. Strike Out Cancer was conceptualized 6 years ago as a fundraiser for one of our teachers. Since then we have raised over 10,000 dollars to help local families in need and help provide relief for costly medical treatment. This year we hope to increase our donations so that we can provide some relief for multiple local families struggling with various difficult forms of cancer.
The game will be held on Saturday, May 19th 2018 at Painesville Township Park Fields. Your generous sponsorship would be highlighted in announcements about the event, during the introduction of the event itself and in articles to be published in our newsletter afterward. You and any other representatives would be most welcome to attend so that we could thank you personally for your support.
The event will include a Students V. Staff softball game, food concessions, 50/50 raffles, a Chinese auction and a DJ. Families and sponsors are invited to bring their lawn chairs and blankets to view the game. We are in great need of donations of raffle items, food/catering donations, and of course time for this worthy cause. If you would like to make a donation, become one of our sponsors, or help with the event, please contact Tanya Fitzgerald or Jennifer Polak @ 440-354-5400 x 200. Thank you for considering this request. Please click the image for more information!
By Steve Couch, For The News-Herald
POSTED: 03/14/18, 10:20 AM EDT
The Fairport Harbor Schools Theatre Department is proud to present “The Addams Family” this weekend under second-year director Johnathan Luster.
Performances are at 7 p.m. March 16-17, and 2 p.m. March 18 in the Branthoover Auditorium at Fairport Harding High School. Tickets are $5 per person on a first-come, first-served basis at the door or pre-sale at the high school office.
Doors open one hour before curtain, and seating is 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance. The show runs approximately 2 ½ hours with a 15 minute intermission, and light refreshments will be available. Information can be found at www.fhevs.org or contact Harding High School at 440-354-5400.
As an added bonus, kids can come early to enjoy free crafts, photo props, and are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Addams Family member. You might even be able to get a signed autograph and your picture taken with your favorite character after the show!
In the small world of Fairport Harbor, a production this size requires a community effort, and indeed that is what they have done here by fielding a cast that utilizes students from the high school, middle school and elementary school.
“I’m encouraged by some of the young, strong, musical talent I have seen in Fairport already this year,” Luster writes, “with the assistance of choreographer and Fairport chemistry teacher, Dr. Erin Allen, who has infused the show with some energetic dance numbers to delight the audience.“
Luster also works with kindergarten teacher Jennifer Dubeansky, as the music director. Costumes, make-up, lights, sound and set design have all been touched by students in the show.
Don’t skip this positively ooky production this weekend.
Click the image to watch the WVIZ Ideastream Video.
Harding High School students involved in the SALES leadership group went to West Virginia over Winter Break.
The students involved in the SALES Leadership program are Hannah Babbit, Mason Conn, Nathan Urban, Patience Doeing, Caitlin Potter and Riley Erb.
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POSTED: 03/07/18, 4:46 PM EST
Two Auburn Career Center students not only have a new look, but they are also making a difference.
Cecelia Nemergut, a Cosmetology student from Berkshire, and Shelby Benko, an Allied Health student from Fairport, both donated their long locks.
“My hair was getting really long and was always getting in my way. It was long enough to donate. I wanted to do something good with it,” Shelby said. “It feels a lot lighter, and I feel good it is not going to waste.”
Lindsey Benko, Shelby’s twin sister, is in Auburn’s Cosmetology program and cut Shelby’s hair.
“I love her new haircut. I feel really accomplished and it makes it even better knowing that it’s going to a good cause,” Lindsey said.
Both students donated 12 inches of hair to Wigs for Kids.
Auburn’s cosmetology salon is open on select Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Auburn Career Center is located at 8140 Auburn Road in Concord Township. For additional information, call 440-357-7542 or visit www.auburncc.org.
Special thanks to the American Legion Post 336 Painesville for the honor guard ceremony prior to the FHS Boys Basketball game on February 2, 2018. It was a great collaboration between boys basketball and student council along with the FHS band, FHS Cheerleaders, Junior Class Stand, FHS Art Department and Athletic Director.
Coach Cardina added to the fun evening by providing a raffle basket and candy treats for the crowd.
The Fairport School District would like to extend their respect to all the men and women in the military that devote their time to the safety of our country at home and away.
On January 18th, 2018 teachers from FHEVS High School, Middle and Elementary School participated in a Professional Development opportunity at Auburn Career Center through the Northern Ohio Research and Training Technology Hub (NORT2H). They used their amazing skills to build an AUGMENTED REALITY SANDBOX for our students!!
Fairport Harding High School Senior Bella Coll committed to Wright State University on March 14, 2018.
Bella Coll participated on the Fairport Girls Bowling Team for the past four years and was instrumental in the team's 2018 OHSAA Division II State Championship for Fairport.
Bella Coll plays the clarinet in the school marching band.
Bella attends classes through the College Credit Plus program.
Bella is joined in the picture by her parents, Anna and William Coll, along with her bowling coaches at Wright State University, Jeff Fleck and Rob Dever.
Fairport Girls Basketball players have been busy collecting sponsors for the past few weeks in preparation for their Annual Hoopin' For a Cure Event, which took place on February 9, 2018 in the Fairport Harding High School Gymnasium. Students from McKinley also participated in this event.
Each player shot 100 free throws and then tallied their results. Sponsors could donate a lump sum to the cause or sponsor a player based on the number of shots they made.
Thank you to Brickhouse Pizza who donated all of the pizza for the players for the event. Another thank you to all the parents and families who came to support the players as they shot their free throws!
One fourth grader from McKinley, named Allie, raised almost $400 for the good cause to help a local family fight cancer.
The total amount being raised is still to be determined and once all the donations are tallied, we will update you on the website.
Check out www.fhevs.org/athletics or on our Fairport Harding Athletics Facebook group for some video footage from the event!
Students at McKinley and Harding took part in Start with Hello Week. Start with Hello Week teaches students the skills they need to reach out to and include those who may be dealing with chronic social isolation and create a culture of inclusion and connectedness within their classrooms, school, and community. Students at Harding placed friendly notes on each other's lockers. Students at Mckinley participated in Hero day. Thank you to everyone who took part in this week's events to create a more inclusive school community and make a new friend at school.
This year, five of our Harding High School art students were selected to participate in the Umbrella Project sponsored by LEAF (Lake/Geauga Educational Assistance Foundation) It is a Fine Arts Curriculum Enhancement project for upper-level high school art students. It is a non-profit global children's art initiative. Its mission it to teach students they can make a difference. Using a theme that inspires creativity, students paint on white, blank umbrellas. Money raised will fund student scholarships and LEAF's Resource Center. Eight High Schools participated and included Willoughby's Fine Arts Association. Entries are judged by a panel of community artists. First place winners receive a $1,500 scholarship. 2nd place-$1,000 scholarship and 3rd place-$500 scholarship. This years theme was "Music tells my story and Our Community."
An open house was held at Lake Erie College where all submitted umbrellas were judged and made it to the 2nd round. Caitlin Potter represented FHS by making it into the top 50 student entries. A benefit Auction and Raffle will take place at the Great Lakes Mall Thursday 4/26, 2018 at 5:00 pm. At this time students will be awarded their scholarships. Congratulations to all of our students who submitted designs and especially to Caitlin Potter who placed in the top fifty!
Parents & Board Members were invited to observe a ballet class on January 10th, 2018. During the Fall semester, 24 middle school students enrolled in ballet, a new course offered at Harding. This elective, designed for beginners, introduced students to basic movement, vocabulary and French terminology. Attention was paid to proper body alignment, coordination of movements, as well as the discipline and structure that are the pillars of any ballet class. Each class followed the traditional ballet class format, beginning at the barre and then continuing with exercises in the center. An introduction to choreographic elements was also taught, with students choreographing their own, original dances. The semester culminated with an open class to which families and staff members were invited to observe and share in a celebration of the accomplishments of each of the students. Dr. Erin Allen is the Ballet Teacher.
Congratulations to our 2017 Fall Fair Poet Winners:
High School - Grades 9-12
1st Place - Rylie Erb
2nd Place - Victoria Palmer
3rd Place - Breanna Cremeans
Middle School - Grades 6-8
1st Place - Owen Meacham
2nd Place - Samantha Collins
3rd Place - Samantha Yowell
To read all of the poems by the Fair Poet Finalists, please click the image to the left!
Grades 6-8 Fair Poet Finalists (Left to Right) (Top Picture)
Morgan Braemer Grade 8 “Lost”
Samantha Yowell Grade 7 “The Beauty of Technology”
Samantha Collins Grade 8 “Mask of Lies”
Owen Meacham Grade 7 “Cassini”
Mia King Grade 7 “Record and Watch”
Grades 9-12 Fair Poet Finalists (Left to Right) (Bottom Picture)
Jesus Chavez Grade 12 “Mi Poesia!”
Victoria Palmer Grade 11 “Dystopia”
Angie Gutekunst Grade 11 “Technology (Click, Click, Click)”
Breanna Cremeans Grade 10 “Technology (It’s Popular)”
Rylie Erb Grade 10 “Why me?”