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.

 

Early Dismissal – Monday, March 25

Prep students will have an early dismissal on Monday, March 25, for a faculty professional development meeting after school. On Monday (Day H), classes will end at 12:35 p.m.

 

End of 3rd Quarter

The third quarter will end on Friday, March 29. Report cards will be available on Friday, April 5.

On Fri., March 22, show your Prep Pride and make a gift on FP Giving Day.STUDENTS and STAFF are encouraged to wear Prep spirit wear from the waist up. Students will participate in a friendly Class Competition to see which class can raise the most moneyLet's go Prep!

Guidance & College Advising

Southern CT College Fair is April 4

Date: Thursday, April 4
Time: 4-8 p.m.

Place: Webster Bank Arena

Read/Download Flyer

Over 200 colleges will be represented - many of the booths will be staffed by admissions representatives who know Prep as they visit us each fall. The fair offers a great opportunity to begin your search or move it forward and to meet college representatives personally. A list of participating colleges will be forwarded to you. Note: Prep's College Advisors will be on hand at the event. Students are encouraged to wear Prep spirit items showing the Prep logo as college repss know Prep and will welcome you with enthusiasm.

Scholarship Opportunities

Many scholarship opportunities are posted in Naviance on our Scholarship List. Scholarships range in eligibility requirements, application rules, award amounts, due dates and many other factors. All details are available in Naviance and all needed documents can be arranged with counselors. Seniors should navigate to your Family Connection account in Naviance. Once there, look to the top right and choose Colleges, and then at the bottom of the drop down choose Scholarships and Money.

 

College Admissions Decisions 

Between now and April 1, all colleges will release their admissions decisions. Seniors are asked to inform counselors of their admissions outcomes and to update their Naviance college list. Seniors are also advised to maintain good character and to stay strong academically in the 2nd semester. Final transcripts are reviewed closely by colleges. Prep counselors are readily to assist with making final college decisions.

School Happenings
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Junior Prom Tickets On Sale

A great evening of good food, great music, dancing, and time to celebrate the Class of 2020.

Date: Friday, May 17

Time: 7:00-10:30 p.m.

Place: Trumbull Marriott

Cost: $150 per couple

Buy tickets online

Fairfield Prep Living Author Series

Bullets into Bells: A literary panel discussion in response to gun violence

The Prep Community is invited to a discussion by contributors to the poetry anthology: Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence.

 

Date:  Thurs, April 4

Time:  1:30 -2:30 p.m.

Place: Quick Center, Fairfield University

Free and open to the public

Download/print flyer

School Supplies Drive - Last Day March 22

The "Backpack Project" provides school supplies for homeless children in emergency shelters in Bridgeport. Review the list of the requested items. The drive takes place through March 22.

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.

Summer Immersion Trips

Information Session for Appalachia and Jamaica Immersion Trips

Date: Thursday, March 28

Time: 7-8 p.m.

Place: Student Life Center

Immersion trips are a wonderful experience for Prep students.

  • Appalachia Trip is only for students in the Class of 2021. Dates are June 14-21, 2019.
  • Jamaica Trip is open to students in the Classes of 2020 and 2021. Dates are July 6-13, 2019.
$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!

Register Online Here

Want to donate items? Here's our WISH LIST!

Events to support the Spring Auction
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Little Pub donates 15% to Prep Auction

RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER

Come out and support Prep all afternoon and evening at Little Pub on Mon., March 25 and Tues., March 26 at ALL LOCATIONS!15% of your bill will be donated back to Prep to underwrite the Spring Auction and Financial Aid. See more.

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Aspetuck Brew Lab donates 20% to Prep Auction

Enjoy yourselves and support Prep at Aspetuck Brew Lab on Thurs, April 11 and Friday, April 12 – 20% of your bill will be donated back to Prep to underwrite the Spring Auction and Financial Aid. Plus you will be entered to win a 2019 Mug Club Membership ($125 value)! 

Address: 3389 Fairfield Ave in Black Rock.  Hours: Thurs 5-9 p.m. & Friday 3:30-9 p.m.

Bellarmine Guild News & Happenings

Bellarmine Guild Board 2019-20 Nominations - Act Now - Nominations Close Friday at 5 p.m!

To learn more, visit the Nominations PageQuestions? Contact Nomination Chairs, Maureen Sawyer and Maria Martucci.

Evening Rosary

Date: Tues. March 26

Time: 7 p.m. 

Location: St. Joseph Chapel (Prep)

Please join fellow Prep moms, caregivers and friends for an evening Rosary. Coffee and tea afterward in Arrupe 103

More info: Mothers' Rosary

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Spring Fashion Show Reservation Deadline extended to March 29!

Date: Thurs., April 4, 2019

Time: 6 p.m.

Place: Patterson Club in Fairfield 

RSVP Online Today

RSVP by March 29!

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

Mother-Son HeroBox Lenten Service Project

Date: Thursday, April 10

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Place: Student Life Center

The Mother-Son Lenten Service Project benefits HeroBox, an organization supporting deployed, injured, aging and homeless veterans. We will package and send 100 HeroBoxes to our troops, and hear from speaker Bob King '97, who served in Afghanistan.There are three ways to help:

  • donate supplies to fill the boxes
  • sponsor the cost of shipping a box
  • help assemble the boxes

Learn more about how you can help.

Sophomores who help package the boxes on April 10 will receive service hours. Questions? Contact Danielle Rothe, Betsy Auray and Kim Hoover.

"Morning of Art" at the Yale Center for British Art

Date: Friday, April 5

Time: Depart Prep 9:30, Tour 10:15 a.m.

More information and Registration

Prep Alumni Mom Kathleen Leitao (Kevin '10), an experienced tour guide at the Yale Center for British Art, will give our group of 15 women a one-hour tour, followed by lunch at Mory's, 

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

Athletic News

Go to JesuitPride.Com for Athletics

Upcoming Games
  • Tues, Mar 27, 4 pm Sailing vs Greens Farms, Greenwich, Brunswick
  • Tues, Mar 27, 5 pm Rugby D2 vs Darien
  • Sat, Mar 30, 12 pm Baseball at Danbury HS
  • Sat Mar 30, 1:30 pm Rugby D2 vs Ridgefield
  • Sat, Mar 30, 3 pm Rugby D1 vs Amoskeag

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
Fairfield Prep is holding its 5th Annual Giving day on March 22, 2019. This is a day where we celebrate our school, our students, educators, Jesuit legacy and the whole Prep Community.

Senior Alex Nordlinger named National Merit Finalist

Fairfield Prep is very proud to announce the inductees for the 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame.

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