Over 90 Fairfield middle, freshman and senior high school musicians were selected to participate in the Ohio Music Education Association’s District XIII honor bands, honor jazz bands and honor choirs. These students were selected from approximately 1,200 musicians from four counties who auditioned for seats in the prestigious musical groups.
The honor jazz ensembles perform Sunday, January 10 at 2 p.m. at Lebanon High School. The middle school honor concert bands will perform at 2 p.m. on January 17 at Mason High School and the freshman/high school honor bands perform January 17 at 4 p.m. also at Mason High School. All concerts are free and open to the public. Students from Fairfield named to the bands, including alternates, are:
Adam Brewer, son of Chad and Colleen Brewer and a senior at Fairfield High School, earned the highest possible ACT Composite score of 36. Nationally, while the actual number of students earning the top score varies from year to year, on average, less than one-tenth of 1% of students who take the ACT earns the top score. Read more...
Four Fairfield High School seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. These students placed in the top 5% of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 competition by taking the 2014 PSAT. These young men and women have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success and represent a valuable national resource - the achievement of educational excellence in our nation. Congratulations Adam Brewer, Hannah Hensler, Ryan Roetker and Noah Stover.
Congratulations to FHS senior Emma Napier, 2015 National Merit Semifinalist! Emma attends Butler Tech and is in the Welding program. She is actively involved in the FHS Ascent and National Honor Society. She also participates in a mentoring program through Northrop Grumman Corp.
Kudos to FHS for its listing in Cincy Magazine, a business publication that annually ranks public and private schools in Ohio and Kentucky. FHS is ranked in the top 10 in the "Honorable Mention" category for high schools with high enrollment that do great things for students! FHS was ranked #6 out of the 10 who made the cut - just below Walnut Hills and ahead of Milford. In a ranking of almost 90 public and community charter high schools, FHS was # 30, besting Oak Hills, Colerain, and Hamilton, to name a few.