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Fairhaven School Alumni Parents Podcast!

At our recent Alumni Parent Panel, the panelists reflected not only on their children’s process, but on their own process. I left that evening’s discussion with a sense that choosing a Sudbury school education for your children requires a willingness

Are You Thinking Sudbury Parents Must Be Insane?

(Longtime Fairhaven School parent and author Johnna Schmidt submitted the following post. Enjoy!)   Back when both of my children went to a highly rated public Montessori School, I occasionally ran into acquaintances whose children attended Fairhaven School.  I smiled

Parent Appreciation Night

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

From The Parent Of A 2009 Graduate

I can’t begin to express what Fairhaven has meant to our family and to Robbie’s success in finding out who he is and how he wants to interact with the world.  As you may know, he was a defiant, rebellious,

Seeing That Light Come Back Into Their Eyes

My son was coming home from school, grabbing me by the arms, and growling in 3rd grade. He was getting good grades and was well-behaved, but it didn’t take a rocket scientist to see that something was wrong. When he

Yes I Will Continue To Trust Them

I’ve been a Fairhaven parent for many years. You’d think by now I’d be quite accomplished. Think again! Each year and each developmental stage brings its own triumphs and trials, joys and sorrows. Subsequently, I have the opportunity to discover

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

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