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Spring Is Building

No season explodes with activity quite like spring at Fairhaven School. Some field notes: The newly chartered Garden Corporation has already tilled a plot in the backyard by the millstone, planting greens, potatoes, onions, and marigolds. Steady rains have eased

Recipe For Success

RECIPE FOR SUCCESS Sunny April day Three students, two alumni, two parents, one staff person Gloves, boots, trash bags, donuts Forms filled in with pledges from friends and family Dollar bills and checks Drive about a mile from the school

The School That Saved My Son

My son is funny and witty and full of life- and information. At not quite sixteen, he has started pondering what he wants to do with his life. But things weren’t always this good. Three years ago, Simon was almost


One day last week I made my way up the stairs to record my arrival on the attendance sign-in sheet. At the landing, one of our youngest boys looked me in the eye, holding up two quarters. “Hey, Mark, I’ve

Snow Day

Like their counterparts at other schools, Fairhaven’s students get excited when it snows. Here the similarity ends, for our students can act on their excitement and go outside! So it was this week. After one snow day at home, Fairhaveners


Perhaps more than any other quality, presence defines Fairhaven’s students. Sitting in the Chesapeake Room on a sunny Saturday in February as our eight potential graduates declared their intentions to seek diplomas, then fielded questions from assembled parents, staff and

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