Class of 2022

Dear Parents of Incoming Freshmen:

Welcome! We have received your deposit and a seat has been reserved for your son in the Fairfield Prep Class of 2022. This letter includes important information about our deadlines for course registration, foreign language and mathematics background, placement testing and summer program. You will receive a separate email containing demographic update and emergency contact forms to be updated. Our Business Office will be contacting you in the spring regarding your selection of a tuition payment plan. Your first task as a member of the Prep community is to participate in the Freshmen Course Selection Process conducted by our Office of the Registrar.

The Office of the Registrar will be in continual contact with you until September as your son’s first Prep course selection procedure unfolds. The process is relatively simple.

Step 1: Review the Class of 2022 General Information and Course Catalog on our website www.fairfieldprep.org Quicklinks/Forms and Documents/Academic forms and documents

  • Our Course Catalog (pages 11-16) describes all courses available to freshmen and the criteria for placement in various levels of certain subjects. At the end of this letter you will find a list of the required courses your son will be taking in his Freshman Year: English 1, Theology 1, Foundations of Technology, a choice of TWO of the following THREE courses: Biology, Global Studies and Foreign Language. Guidance Seminar 1 (no credit but required for graduation), courses in Mathematics and The Arts are also required. Please read the “Course Catalog” carefully before proceeding. 
  • The General Information section contains important facts regarding placement in The Arts, Language, and Mathematics; date and times for our placement exams in mathematics and languages; and answers to general questions regarding many of our programs including summer courses (particularly Foundations of Technology & Coding).
  • Any student currently enrolled in a Pre-Algebra class will be placed in a level of Algebra I based on their grades in their current class and a recommendation form that will be sent directly to 8th grade teachers. Students who are currently enrolled in Algebra I or Geometry should click on the appropriate link below. Any student who is currently enrolled in Algebra II or higher should contact Ms. Maureen Bohan, Mathematics Department Chair, directly. If you have any questions, please e-mail Maureen Bohan at mbohan@fairfieldprep.org.

    Link to Letter for Students in Algebra I

    Link to Letter for Students in Geometry or Beyond

  • Any student wishing to participate in a music ensemble (choir, band, orchestra) in his freshman year, must audition on Saturday, April 21. Registration for this day, and detailed information (repertoire, welcome letter, audition requirements) about the audition can be found on the Fairfield Prep Website: www.fairfieldprep.org/auditions. Please familiarize yourself with this information as soon as possible to give your son enough time to prepare. Should you have any questions, conflicts, or concerns regarding the audition and/or its requirements, you are welcome to email the Music Director, Christine Evans (Cevans@fairfieldprep.org).

Step 2: This is the most important step in the registration process. Please find your son’s Course Registration and Foreign Language Background. Please follow the instructions carefully and

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE QUESTIONS REGARDING COURSE SELECTION:

Complete the on-line course registration.  All completed course registration forms must be received by the Office of the Registrar NO LATER THAN March 16, 2018.

QUESTIONS REGARDING COURSE SELECTION SHOULD BE REFERRED TO THE FOLLOWING BEFORE YOU COMPLETE THE COURSE REGISTRATION:  

Bohan, Maureen

Mathematics, Chairperson

mbohan@fairfieldprep.org

Laguzza, Melissa

Language, Chairperson

mlaguzza@fairfieldprep.org

Hoover, Megan

Drama, Fine Arts Chairperson

mhoover@fairfieldprep.org

Evans, Christine

Music

cevans@fairfieldprep.org

Namin, Madeline

Registrar

mnamin@fairfieldprep.org

Altieri, Kevin

Director of Admissions

kaltieri@fairfieldprep.org

 

We are excited to have your son in our Freshman Class and look forward to our continued association with your family.

Regards,

Madeline Namin

Registrar               

Please contact the Registrar if you have questions or have decided to withdraw your son from the Class of 2022.

2018-2019 FRESHMAN CLASS

REQUIRED COURSE OF STUDY

Total credits required: 6.50

Mathematics (full year, 1 credit)*

English (full year, 1 credit)*

Theology 1 (full year, 1 credit)

Art (full year, 1 credit)

Foundations of Technology & Coding (1 semester, .5 credit)

A choice of TWO of the following THREE courses:

Biology (full year, 1 credit)

Global Studies (full year, 1 credit)

Foreign Language (full year, 1 credit)*

Guidance Seminar (0 credit, graduation requirement)

*REFER TO CLASS OF 2022 GENERAL INFORMATION AND COURSE CATALOG

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