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From the Front Office

Course Selection for 2019-20 Academic Year

The course selection process for courses for the 2019-20 academic year is underway. Please see this important webpage for a letter outlining the course selection process and the 2019-20 Course Catalog.

 

Thurs., March 14 and Fri., March 15

A reminder that classes will not meet on Thurs., March 14 and Fri., March 15. Freshman students will participate in Freshman Retreat with Junior and Senior leaders, while Sophomores will take the Pre-ACT on Thursday. Classes will resume on Mon., March 18 as a Day C.

Guidance & College Advising

Sophomores will take Pre-ACT on Thurs. March 14

The testing day begins at 8:30 a.m. and will end around 12:00 p.m. Sophomores are to arrive at Prep at regular time and report to assigned rooms (information to follow), with two #2 pencils, a pen  and a calculator.

 

AP Exam Registration for Seniors - Last chance

Seniors may register and pay for AP Exams now through March 8. Seniors are encouraged to consult with their teachers and counselors in making decisions about taking the AP Exams.

Register Online

FP Giving Day is Fri., March 22

Save the Date for a great day to celebrate all things PREP! On Fri., March 22, the Prep Community will come together - Alumni, Staff, Students and Friends - to make gifts large and small to support Prep Financial Aid, Christian Service, Academics, Athletics and more! Stay tuned! Let's go Prep!

Fairfield Prep in the Neighborhood

Join your fellow Prep parents for a casual evening

to get together and meet other parents in the area.

 

Date:  Thurs, March 14

Time:  6:30 -9:00 p.m.

Place: SBC Restaurant & Beer Bar

           33 New Haven Ave

           Milford, CT

Food and drinks available for purchase

Questions/RSVP to Julie Pollard

Christian Service - March Drive

The "Backpack Project" provides school supplies for homeless children in emergency shelters in Bridgeport. Review the list of the requested items for these kids. Kathleen Jackson's daughter is in the Girl Scouts, and she is sponsoring this drive along with her mother and the English and Performing Arts Departments. The drive will take place March 18-22. GO PREP!

From the Office of Mission & Ministry

Weekly Lenten Reflections for FP Parents

The Adult Faith Formation team is sponsoring a weekly Lenten Reflection posted here. Each week, a link to the readings and a brief reflection written by different FP parents will be shared. As Ignatian Companions on this Lenten journey, we look forward to deepening our faith together.

Ignatian Companions: A Parent-to-Parent Evening of Reflection

Date: Tues., March 19

Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Place: Student Life Center

 

Did you sent your son to Fairfield Prep because you want him to get into a good college? Because he needs the brotherhood of a single-sex school? To provide him with opportunities you never had? To encourage him to deepen his relationship with God in his faith tradition? To ensure that he becomes a well-rounded person?

 

Whatever your reason(s) for entrusting your son to us, nothing could have adequately prepared you for being the parent or guardian of an adolescent. As the adage goes: We Plan and God Laughs.

 

But, fear not! You are not alone with regard to life's surprises, frustrations, ups and downs, and unrealized expectations: You have companions on this journey. Four current and former Prep parents will comprise a panel that will share their "lessons learned" regarding adolescence and their sons' FP experiences, entitled: "My Kid is not Perfect. My Life is not Perfect. What Does this Say About Me? Where is God in This?"

 

Click here for more information and to RSVP to join us.

Senior Baby Pictures for Yearbook

Attn: Senior Parents - Baby Pictures for Yearbook

IMPORTANT - IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION WHEN UPLOADING YOUR PHOTO SUBMISSION, WE DID NOT RECEIVE IT. Please email Mrs. Chesbro to confirm your submission was received. Our deadline is extended to Fri., March 15. Email a photo of your son and include a message of no more than 20 words. 

$25,000 Tuition Raffle is ON!

DID YOU KNOW? The $25,000 Tuition Raffle prize can be used for ANY K-12 schools, colleges or universities, located and accredited in the U.S. PLUS used to pay back college loansBuy a $100 ticket today! Stop by the Prep Development office, call 203-254-4237, or email development@fairfieldprep.org.

Get Ready for Spring Auction 2019!

Save the Date for Prep's Biggest Event of the Year! Want to donate items? Here's our WISH LIST!

Bellarmine Guild News & Happenings

Bellarmine Guild Board 2019-20 Nominations

Love Prep? Love working with motivated people? Love learning new ways to help enhance your son's Prep experience (and yours!)? Love to plan and/or attend fun parties and events? Then joining the Bellarmine Guild Board is for you!

 

Bellarmine Guild nominations for 2019-20 Board positions open Mar. 8 through Mar. 22 at 5 p.m. To learn more about the Bellarmine Guild positions and how to get involved, visit the Nominations PageQuestions? Contact Nomination Chairs, Maureen Sawyer and Maria Martucci.

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Spring Fashion Show is April 4! Register Now!

Date: Thurs., April 4, 2019

Time: 6 p.m.

Place: Patterson Club in Fairfield 

RSVP Online Today

The event fills up fast, be sure to RSVP before March 21!

Volunteers are also still needed to help make this night a huge success. Volunteer here.

Bellarmine Board Meeting

The Bellarmine Guild Board Meeting will be held on Wed.,  March 13, at 8:45 a.m. in Arrupe 103. All are welcome attend.

Start Your Friday with Prayer & Fellowship

 

Mothers' Mass & Coffee

Date: Fri. March 22

Time: 8:00 a.m. 

Location: St. Joseph Chapel

Refreshments afterward in Arrupe 103

More info: Mothers' Mass & Coffees

Attn: All Moms! Join the official Bellarmine Guild Facebook Group Page for more news, reminders and conversation.

Join the 2018-19 Parents Fund Challenge

Class of 2022 Parents are in the lead!

Make a gift to the Prep Parents Fund and help your class take the lead in the Parents Fund Challenge. Your support will ensure ALL of our students are PREPed for Life!

 

Learn how you can help Prep and see class standings!!

Club News: Squash Clinic

Prep Squash Club

Come see why squash is one of the fastest growing sports in the US! Join us this Sun., March 10 and Sun., March 17 from 3 - 4:30 p.m. for a free clinic. Over 20 U.S. Colleges and Universities have begun squash programs in just the last 18 months, joining well-established squash programs of top universities around the country. Whether you are a racquet sports guy or just someone who is interested in seeing what it's all about, all are welcome.


Dates: Sun., March 10 and Sun., March 17

Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Greens Farms Academy Squash Courts, Westport

Athletic News

Go to JesuitPride.Com for Athletics

Spring sport tryout schedule announced

It's time to try out for Prep spring sports: sailing, rugby, crew, lacrosse, outdoor track, baseball, tennis and golf. Athletes and their parents must register together. Registration forms can be found on this story on JesuitPride.com.

Upcoming Games
  • Sat, Mar 9, 6 pm Swimming Class LL Tournament, E. Hartford HS
  • Sat, Mar 9, 7 pm Hockey vs ND Ffld, State Quarterfinal, Bennett Rink, West Haven
  • Mon Mar 11, 1:30 pm Swimming Class LL Finals, SCSU
  • Tues Mar 12, 5:30 Diving State Open, Bulkeley HS
  • Thurs, Mar 14, 7 pm Swimming CIAC State Open, Yale Univ.

Prep Pride Spirit Wear and Gifts for Everyone!

Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. PLUS shop 24/7 at www.fairfieldprep.org/preppride.

 

All proceeds benefit Fairfield Prep!

Latest Prep News
Backpack Project service drive will run March 18-22

Want to make a difference in the life of a young person who is from an under-resourced school or marginalized environment?

A $2.5 million dollar gift was bequeathed from the estate of John B. "Sean" O'Rourke, Prep Class of 1959. This marks the first ever endowed position at Fairfield Prep.

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