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Fairchild Wheeler Welcomes You To Summer Orientation 2016

Welcome and thank you for making the choice to become a member of the Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Community! We hope that all incoming freshmen will participate in a two-part orientation summer program. Food and transportation is provided.

Part I will focus on introducing you to the unique themes of each magnet school by offering you the opportunity to participate in a collaborative, interdisciplinary, hands-on learning challenge.

Part II will focus on getting acclimated to the culture and community of Fairchild Wheeler and will foster the development of new friendships.

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

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Capstone Showcase on June 6th. Click here for the Flyer

Information about Senior Pictures at Graduation Click Here

Pictures from the Prom
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2016 Relay For Life of Bridgeport
In Partnership with the American Cancer Society and the Fairchild Wheeler PTSO
June 3rd - June 4th, 2016 (6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.)
Fairchild Wheeler Magnet High School

The Relay For Life movement is the world's largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in every community, with four million participants in 6,000 events worldwide in 2015. Last year, 500 people participated in the Relay For Life of Bridgeport and raised $25,000.
This is our community's opportunity to help save lives from cancer by taking our message to more people and raising more dollars to fund the fight. Together, our efforts can make a big difference. Visit http://relayforlife.org/bridgeportct or contact Ryan Anthony (ranthony@bridgeportps.net) for more information.

The multitalented teen Julian Shively, who in April won first place honors on cello at the Greater Bridgeport Symphony's first competition for young string players, switches to piano on Sunday, May 15, for a concert with the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras. Julian is a 10th grader in the Aero school. Click Here for story.

Five Fairchild Wheeler students were chosen to compete in MathCON, a prestigious academic competition hosted by Concept Schools in Chicago on April 23rd.
They bested more than 45,000 applicants across 41 states to qualify for the Chicago event.
10th grade:
Erik Koether - 7th place Nationally (Bronze Medal)
Shubham Singh - 10th place Nationally
Kenneth Wright - 12th place Nationally
Alec Mehra - 22nd place Nationally
11th grade:
Anubhav Dhar - 13th place Nationally

Winning students recognized at the
Bridgeport Board of Education meeting.

Mr. Klein was honored at the Barnes & Noble Milford store , Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 4PM. Mr. Klein was the winner of the My Favorite Teacher Award contest. Students throughout the area were able to nominate their favorite teacher with a poem, essay, or personal letter and Mr. Klein was the district level winner and will now be entered in the national competition. Mr. Klein was nominated by Cody Scanlan.

Victor Bullerin, Cody Scanlan, Jahzaari Mullings
Quintin Rollins and Dr. Victor Black

Four seniors from IT designed and created a Phone App, "StatFinder", that will allow high school athletes to post their stats online and be recruited by colleges. Their App was selected as a finalist at the University of Bridgeport Faculty Research Day for undergraduate and graduate college students. Forty projects from a total of 177 were chosen for presentation at Bridgeport City Hall on April 7 from 5 - 7 pm. This event will be hosted by the Mayor's office and the Downtown Special Services District. CT Post and Channel 12 News will be covering this event.

Fairchild had six students qualify for the State Science Fair, and two students from IT, Steven Vanzyl (11th grade) and Steven Siveyer (9th grade) qualified for the Finals. Click here for pictures and State Science Fair Finalist page.

This was the first time Fairchild Wheeler competed in the TEAMS' state wide competition. Click here for the description and some pictures.

Kristen Boulay, an English teacher in the Informational Technology School recently came in first place in the Arnold's Strongman Competition. To see pictures and a video click Here

The Fairchild Wheeler Campus Science Team competed for the first time at the Northeast Regional Science Bowl. The team had five wins and finished 5th in the tournament in the fuel cell competition. The team's advisor was Ms. Kristine Ma. Click Here for pictures

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.

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

Science Fair Pictures!

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 (2015)Click Here

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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