A huge thank you to Lady Skippers Coach Ed Reed for organizing the annual Hooping For A Cure 1/31/20 Shooting For Sally.
Students, parents, community members and staff participated by shooting 100 foul shots and were sponsored per basket or on a flat rate. All proceeds to benefit Sally Hribar.
Thank you to the Lady Skippers Basketball team for the donation of the OSU helmet coffee maker that was raffled off.
We appreciated food donations from:
St. Anthony Church
We would like to thank the following volunteers:
Coach Hali Butler
Lake Skippers Basketball Team
Mayor Tim Manross
McKinley Elementary PTO
The entire staff and student body at Fairport School.
Lady Skippers Basketball Coach Ed Reed-who coordinated the entire event including the t-shirt orders and donations.
The community of Fairport Harbor once again came together in an amazing way to support our beloved Sally Hribar.
Congratulations to Josh Safick, grade 10, from Fairport Harbor Schools for being inducted into the National Technical Honor Society at Auburn Career Center on 1/29/20.
Way to go!
Thank you and Congratulations to the students in grades 3 to 8 that participated in the Spelling Bee today at McKinley Elementary.
Madison Meyers, grade 8, moves on to the next competition-Good Luck Madison as you represent Fairport in the next round!
Shout out to a few FHS students tonight here to read some poems and short tributes to MLK. Left to right: Josiah Cooper, Tai Malone, Zach Falkner, and Julia Smith.
McKinley second grade students held their annual "Living Museum" in celebration of the end of their Unit of Inquiry on Where We Are in Place & Time. As you can see the students dressed as the significant person they researched. They did an amazing job imitating statues until museum visitors "pushed their buttons" for the presentation. It was a wonderful day full of visits from Alexander Graham Bell, Sacajawea, Jane Goodall, Babe Ruth, Georgia O'Keeffe, Abraham Lincoln, Nikola Tesla and many more.
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Thank you to the first-grade teachers and students that presented their Christmas Around The World projects at the January 14, 2020 Board Meeting.
Mrs.Knight and Mrs.Ring along with the Power of The Pen team visited Lake Erie College for a writing event.
Congratulations are in order to our third and fifth grade students who entered the Young Writers' Spooky Sagas Contest. A shout out also goes to Mrs. Koehler for entering the students and assisting them with their writings! Young Writers received 10,000 entries and McKinley Elementary had 36 students stories chosen for publication!! The students work will be published
in Spooky Sagas 2019- Legends From Ohio. A copy of the book containing the students' work will be sent to The Library of Congress in Washington DC! Congratulation to:
Devin Elmore, Christian Dodd, Vincent Catri, Isabella Bustos, Makayla Powalie, Trevor Schaefer,Rosalie Mussig, Brooklyn Wyatt, Lilah Neff, Channing Delgado, Gavin Spaller, Kelsey McKinney, Ava Flerchinger, Mila Bacnik, Peyton Wilson,Elijah Mondville, Brody Rosenlund, Lucy McCauley, Vinny Phelps, Cole Claire, Sabella Burnett, Wesley Rich, Lisette Rigo, Hunter Wilson, Cienna Alvarez, Ella Adams, Grace Sutton, Naomi Jablonski, Deonnie Sentz, Jojo Burton, Kinley Metcalf, Abigail Lewis, Kyla Lester, Natalie Gliesman, Mason Gladding, Ben Fazekas
CVC Leadership and Sportsmanship Conference today for our Skipper athletes.
Model United Nations, also known as Model UN, is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically roleplay delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. This year's event took place at Case Western Reserve, which was orchestrated by Mr. Hlousek.
The kids love this event. We were expecting a lot of snow on Tuesday, and I had several kids tell me on Monday after school that they did not want a snow day because of Model UN. That's dedication!
Thank you, students, for representing Fairport Harbor Schools, you all looked very professional.
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.