Fairport Student Achievements
Please read about the wonderful accomplishments from our Fairport Students. Check back often for updates! Please feel free to share any success stories with us!
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?”
Academic Quick Links
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Junior Class w/ 5th Grade Camp Applications Mtg
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Girls Varsity Softball @ Lakeside (Double header)
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM Boys Varsity Baseball @ Hawken (Double Header)
4:30 PM Softball @ Home vs. Harvey
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PR Committee Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM School Board Meeting
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Elementary Spring Concert - Dress Rehearsal
4:30 PM Baseball Home Vs. Madison
4:30 PM Softball Home vs. Saint John
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Elementary Spring Concert
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM 9th Grade Lakeland Trip
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Staff vs. Students Basketball Game (NHS)
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Lifetouch Spring Sports Photos