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The Fairhaven Stream – Alumni Panel 2023

On the 16th of February 2023, Fairhaven School organized an event titled “Voices from the Fairhaven Stream,” which showcased four FHS alumni. The event provided a platform for students, parents, and grandparents to engage with the alumni and inquire about their experiences at Fairhaven as well as how they have found and defined success.

The Fairhaven Stream – Zoe Woodbridge

In our seventh episode, we talk about why Zoe came to Fairhaven School from a public high school and how she gained soft skills here that helped her in college, in graduate school and now as a child and family therapist.

The Fairhaven Stream – Peter Carlson

Our sixth episode of The Fairhaven Stream features an interview with Peter Carlson, Class of 2007. In this interview, Peter reflects on why he considers Fairhaven School a sacred space, how he navigates life as a working artist, and why he thinks every young person should have the option of attending a Sudbury school like Fairhaven.

The Fairhaven Stream – Kai Kim

Our fifth episode of The Fairhaven Stream features an interview with Kai Kim, Class of 2017. In this interview, we discuss how Kai used the time and space at Fairhaven to chart a life path, how their parents adapted to

The Fairhaven Stream – Rob Kronser

Our fourth episode of The Fairhaven Stream features an interview from Rob Kronser, Class of 2009. In this interview we discuss age mixing, the Judicial Committee, and how Rob’s time at Fairhaven continues to shape his life, both as a

2022 Giving Letter: Education Outside of the Box

Greetings Friend of Fairhaven School, I hope my letter finds you and your family well. My son started at Fairhaven four years ago, and each day has been a great adventure encouraging autonomy, finding beauty in the natural world, and

The Fairhaven Stream – Brennan Howell

Our third episode of The Fairhaven Stream features an interview from Brennan Howell, Class of 2015. In this interview we discuss the value of play, free exploration, and how Brennan used his time at Fairhaven School. If you’re new to

The Fairhaven Stream – Kiara James

We’re pleased to publish Episode 2 of the Fairhaven Stream, an interview with alumna Kiara James, Class of 2011. School Meeting recently approved Kiara as a substitute staff member as well, so we look forward to seeing more of her on campus.

Alumni Profile: Tucker Bane, Class of 2011

“It was really helpful to have grown up around artists at Fairhaven. As a game developer, you have to be able to work with people of all sorts of different disciplines. I need to work with streamers and artists, all these kinds of people with different skillsets and ways of looking at the world. I think my experiences at Fairhaven were really helpful with being able to communicate with all these people in their ‘native language’.

The Fairhaven Stream – Katie Fizdale

Listen to Katie talk about our first years through her singular lens, as she’s one of our first School Meeting Chairs, a talented artist, and now a mother.

A Letter of Love and Gratitude to Fairhaven

I’ll never forget the first time I drove down Queen Anne Road on my initial visit to Fairhaven. It was 2006, and accompanying me was my third child, Kieran. He was a newborn at the time, and Mark, the admissions

In Memoriam: Daniel Greenberg (1934-2021)

We write to share the passing of Sudbury Valley School founder Danny Greenberg. He was a mentor and colleague since the mid-nineties, when we first contacted Sudbury Valley and began the process of starting Fairhaven School. Brilliant, funny, and always direct, Danny often showed the way, whether writing one of his many books or working these many decades to keep Sudbury Valley going.

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