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!
Senior Hannah Babbitt and Junior Faith Tully played in an all star volleyball game 11/9/19 at Ursuline College in Ohio Varsity's Underclassmen Showcase and Senior Slam. Thank you to Varsity volleyball coach Kate Selleny for nominating them, going to the game and supporting them. Tons of Skipper fans and families were there. This is a positive memory for our student-athletes! Well done!
A huge thank you to everyone who attended the 2019 Fish Fry.
We appreciate Joe Longo for donating food and cooking all of the fish, stop into Longo's have a nice Italian Dinner & say THANKS!
Dave Hall, of Top Flight Charters, has a tremendous amount of patience for our Hooked on Education students! He teaches our students how to cast, reel and clean the fish. He shows kindness and care when they get a bit seasick and always has a positive attitude. Every charter this year the students "limited out"-so he finds the fish too!
Dr. Paolo, Mr. Hites & Mr. Messer have all gone out fishing this year with different groups of students, we are not clear on who caught the biggest fish, but several students received "Fish Ohio" certificates.
Chris Yano at the senior center went over and above to help with this event, her helpfulness and patience as we take over for the afternoon should be commended!
We appreciate the support of the Board of Education, Mary Javins, Linda Cope, Amy Hites, William Lukshaw, and Anna Coll, as well as the teachers and staff at Fairport Schools. Huge Thank you to Mrs. Fischer, Mrs. Rumbarger and Mrs. Polak for serving and jumping in to help where needed.
Gabby Palmer is taking a Creative Writing course at Lakeland this Semester. For their first assignment, they were asked to write fictional poetry, any style. Gabby wrote several free verse poems. Her professor was so impressed that he submitted the poems to the campus magazine and they were published in the Fall Edition of "The Lakelander". Attached are copies of her published poems.
The "Red Houses" poem is based on her experience with a play she did at FHS many years ago, called "SISU is in the Heart" with Park Cofield about his family from Finland. The story and the people she met through that process had a huge impact on her.
Her poem, "Humiliation", speaks for itself.
Skippers Inc sold t-shirts designed by our Entrepreneurial Class and Zoe Ferris at the fish fry. Awesome job all the way around. $10 per custom shirt.
Eight students from the FHS Marching Band performed with the Kent State Marching Band on Saturday, October 26th during their football game against Miami University.
Very proud of these kids! They arrived at 11:30 am to prepare for a
3:30 pm kick-off. They quickly learned the songs and logistics. They
performed at half-time with other school bands from around Ohio and
participated in the stand tunes during the game. It was cold, wet,
rainy and nasty...but they spent their free Saturday learning from the
KSU marching band students and did an amazing job!
Congratulations to Maria Sterringer a senior at Fairport Harding High for completing the Detroit Free Press Marathon on October 20, 2019. The 26.2-mile race route took her in and out of Canada twice. This was her first full marathon! Congratulations to Maria and her dad, Rick Sterringer for completing their first marathon!
8th-grade students traveled to Perry HS today to listen to motivational youth speaker David J. Flood.
Leadership Lake County sponsored this event and invited every student in Lake County to hear this message.
Students had three challenges issues today:
1. Look on the inside
2. Find 2 adults in your school, look them in the eye and say thank you.
3. No one eats alone.
Flood told many stories about his life, family, children and challenged students to include others, show up for others and challenges student to look at yourself to see if you are the same person around your friends. His message to youth today was to be true to yourself, love others and include others.
Thank you to our amazing Fairport Harbor Fire Department for spending two days this week in our classrooms teaching fire safety to our kiddo's. The students had a wonderful time learning about fire safety and seeing the fire truck. Be sure to have your child complete their fire "homework". The homework project is to sleep with their bedroom door closed. By sleeping with a bedroom door closed, you can significantly reduce the spread of smoke, heat, and fire if a fire should start in a home.
About 600 students from 15 Lake County high schools spent time at Madison High School on October 3, 2019, learning about manufacturing and participated in many hands-on exhibits and spoke with companies in Lake County about the manufacturing industry.
Special thanks to Madison High School for hosting.
Fairport students enjoyed the day and many said they were surprised to see how many opportunies and jobs are available from big companies in Lake County.
Overwhelmed 💙⚓🌍 by our amazing school! McKinley families and their community collected 569 pairs of socks for Sub Zero Mission... thank you to everyone who participated in helping those in our community💗. So proud of the young leaders! Mrs. Adamic's 3rd grade class won the contest collecting over 220 pairs of socks 😍. Mrs. Adamic's class has chosen an animal for the McKinley PTO to adopt in their class' name from Penn Glenn Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center and will have VIP seating at an all school assembly with their adopted animal. A special thank you to our IB ambassadors for counting and keeping track of the donations as they came in.