840 Old Town Road
Bridgeport, CT. 06606
203-275-3337
Fax: 203-337-0091


Our Mission: To create a culture for passionate investigators to develop solutions for the global community.


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Lottery Applications

Lottery Applications are closed for the 2016-17 School Year

The lottery has been run and results have been emailed to the address used on the application. Please check your email and spam box for a correspondence dated 1/19/16.
The final deadline to accept seats offered is February 11th, 2016.
No exceptions will be made. For questions or concerns, please call 203-275-3350 or email lciocci@bridgeportedu.net



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Ring Dance ticket information:
Early Bird Price (thru Friday, February 19): $65
Regular Price (February 22 - March 11): $80
We accept credit cards, but there is a $3 surcharge per ticket!

Ring Dance will be on Friday, April 1 from 7 pm - 11 pm at Vazzano's Four Seasons in Stratford. Students are permitted to bring dates from other schools, but their date must be 19 or younger. Click Here for Guest Form If you have any other questions, please contact one of the Student Council advisors:
Aero: Mrs. Alvarado - jbrombergalvarado@bridgeportedu.net
Bio: Ms. Crudale - ccrudale@bridgeportedu.net
Ms. Bryll - mbryll@bridgeportedu.net
IT: Ms. Helck - mhelck@bridgeportedu.net

Prom ticket early bird price of $70 ends Friday, February 19. After this date, tickets will be $85. Please see the website for more details.
Prom ticket information:
Early Bird Price (thru Friday, February 19): $70
Regular Price (February 22 - April 29): $85
We accept credit cards, but there is a $3 surcharge per ticket!

Prom will be on Friday, May 20 from 6 pm - 11 pm at the Trumbull Marriott. Students are permitted to bring dates from other schools, but their date must be 20 or younger. Click Here for Guest Form If you have any other questions, please contact one of the Student Council advisors:
Aero: Mrs. Alvarado - jbrombergalvarado@bridgeportedu.net
Bio: Ms. Crudale - ccrudale@bridgeportedu.net
Ms. Bryll - mbryll@bridgeportedu.net
IT: Ms. Helck - mhelck@bridgeportedu.net

City Wide Science Fair


IT students Andrew Barosa (3rd), Steve Vanzyl (1st), and Gianna Barrada (2nd) swept the 11th Grade Awards in the City-Wide Science Fair, winning scholarships to the University of Bridgeport. Erik Koether of the Aerospace School finished first in the 10th Grade division. Fairchild also swept the 9th grade division with Shubhangy Raghavan (Bio) finishing first, Bhargava Hritush (Aero) finishing second, and Emma O'Clair (Bio) finishing third.

The 2016 Bridgeport Relay for Life Kickoff Event will take place on Thursday February 25th, in the Fairchild Wheeler Cafeteria, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Please watch the video below for an explanation of the event.
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Like all American Cancer Society events, "Kickoff" will help fight cancer. It is important that we get a big crowd at this event, so please try to forward this message (or the video link) to as many people that you can think of who would want to come. "Kickoff" is open to everyone, and does not require a sign up. We hope to see you here for our "Kickoff" Thursday February 25th @ 6:00pm.



Cam Phelan, an 11th grader in IT, has been selected as a 2016 Connecticut Affiliate winner of the National Center for Women in Information Techology Award for Aspirations in Computing. Her award will be presented at a reception at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford on Tuesday April 19th.


Anubhav Dhar a Junior at Fairchild Wheeler's Aero/Hydrospace Engineering and Physical Science High School, has been awarded a summer internship with a $3,300 stipend for the 8 weeks of the program. If he chooses to return the stipend increases to $3,800.00. He will be assigned to the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory in Groton, CT.

FWC Science Fair Winners 2016
11th Grade Winners
1st Place: IT: Steven Vanzyl
2nd Place: IT: Andrew Barbosa
3rd Place: IT: Gianna Barada
Honorable Mention: IT: Cam Phelan

10th Grade Winners
1st Place: Aero : Erik Koether
2nd Place: Aero: Shubham Singh
3rd Place: IT: Elijah Rodriguez
Honorable Mention: Biotech: Marie Frese

9th Grade Winners
Aero Winners
1st - Hritush Bhargava
2nd - Leo Bryers
3rd - Ben Madison
Honorable Mention - William Garay

Biotech Winners
1st Place: Raghavan Shubhangy
2nd Place: Emma O'Clair
3rd Place: Neilissa DaGraca
Honorable Mention: Sharanyan Rashavan

IT Winners
1st - Steven Siveyer
2nd - Mike Smith
3rd - Tejas Kulkarni
Honorable Mention - Nicole Frese

Cap and gown order form and payment of $55 is due Friday, January 22. Students who do not order a cap and gown will not be eligible to walk the stage at graduation. Orders placed after January 22 will charged additional late fees, per Josten's regulations. Envelopes containing completed form and payment should be submitted to the school secretary. Click Here for Order Form


Science Fair Pictures!

The Director of the College Place, Holly Franquet will host a presentation for 9th grade parents campus wide on Thursday, February 11th, 2016.
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Lands End Uniform Sale - Click here
Preferred School Number - 900166182 (use to find school)



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Debate Team
Congratulations to the Fairchild Wheeler Debate Team for winning 13 of 19 debates against Central High School on Friday. For those who are interested in joining, practices are on Tuesdays from 2:15 to 3:30 in E114.
Debate Team Members are : Harrison Elliott, Zoe Hunt, Noah Clark, Matt Farrelly, Jase Valle, Nick Satta, Jhonatan Mayen, Jason Clark, John Gasiorowski, Marie Frese, Samantha Wilson, Anna Merino, Graham Bonnell and Anthony Julian

National Honor Society Induction Pictures. Click here

Multicultural Fair Pictures     More Pictures

Need help in class? The National Honor Society will provide free tutoring after school.
Watch video here
Tutor Flyer - Click Here

Physics Olympics Results

Have an idea or a suggestion? Try our new Suggestion Box for Parents over in the left hand column.

New clubs have been added. Check Student Clubs link under Student Life Tab above

New Laptop Insurance form Click Here

Relay for Life Pictures Click Here

School Calendar (2015-2016)

Shubham Singh and Anubhav Dhar, members of the FCW Math Club, qualified for the National Math Con in Chicago. Shubham finished 1st in the 9th grade division nationally and Anubhav finished 12th in the 10th grade division. Over 45,000 students competed in this national competition!!

Nick Torres, History teacher in the Engineering School, was the recipient of the 2015 Theodore & Margaret Beard Excellence in Teaching Award. This award honors up to two exceptional Bridgeport public school teachers with a cash gift of $25,000. It is one of the largest teaching awards in the nation.The award was presented on May 6, 2015 at the Inspiration Awards ceremony, a joint event of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and the Bridgeport Public Education Fund that recognizes outstanding teachers in Bridgeport public education.






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