We often think in terms of “growing up at Fairhaven.” This month we’ve hosted and enrolled a number of younger students, and each one reminds me of what the arc of a Fairhaven career might feel like. To our youngest
It’s around midnight on a Wednesday night and just as I’m starting to fall asleep, it starts. Young women are screaming and gallivanting down the hall of the dorm that I live in here at Washington College. I swear, every
I’m a Fairhaven student and this is what I like about Fairhaven School: I have so many friends. I recommend it for all ages, girls and boys. All the staff are great. It rocks and I love it so much.
On behalf of parents and Assembly members I would like to thank all of the Fairhaven students and staff who worked so hard to execute an absolutely flawless and enjoyable evening dedicated to parent appreciation. Although we as parents have
In April, 2005, film-maker Danny Mydlack made a lovely documentary about Fairhaven School, Voices From The New American Schoolhouse. Here is the trailer. Enjoy! Danny staffed here at Fairhaven for the 2007-2008 school year prior to founding Arts And Ideas
In the patch of woods just outside the school office, three boys sneak by. Two more lurk deeper in the trees. Suddenly, they’re sprinting across the school grounds. Two outdoor games have been big on campus lately: “Hunters and Prey”
December 10, 2009 Dear Fairhaven-ers, I am finally graduating! There is actually snow on the ground here in Prescott today, which makes me think of Maryland. Please find my senior project enclosed. It recounts some of my experiences volunteering for
Just before Winter Break, after more than twenty years on the forefront of education, our colleagues at the Sacramento Valley School voted to close the doors on their Sudbury school. As one of the first generation of schools who modeled
A slideshow of Fairhaven School presented at the Greenfest during October 2009.
Like any good theater project, Fairhaven’s recent outdoor production of MacBeth proclaimed its merits on many levels. Student actors, crew, and sound all executed their jobs with distinction. Fulfilling the doomed Scottish king’s prophecy–Blood…there will be blood–oh, yes, there was
I recently had the great honor of directing a play at Fairhaven. Many know that theatre is very near and dear to my heart. I formally taught it in the public schools for many years. Throughout my time there, I
“She wouldn’t play with me, even after I asked her!” She’s young and she’s upset. Her friends at school console her in the stairwell when she cries about the incident. Staff members, including me, check in, see she’s upset but