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  • Prom - April 25
  • Extended Advisory - March 12
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New staff, new roles … or no longer here

By Kevin O'Donnell & Paqui Toscano, Academics/Administration Editors

September 8, 2009

Several staff changes greeted students when they returned to Fairmont this year. This is a list of the changes. For the full story, click here.  New to Fairmont: Patti Boone, Art Teacher Daniel Boyer, Math Teacher Scott Byer, Social S...

Book fair to benefit FHS Library

By Cheyenne Whitfield, Staff Writer

September 8, 2009

Barnes & Noble will host a book fair for the Fairmont High School Library from Nov. 27 to Dec. 12. If you mention Kettering School Book Fair when you make your purchase, 10 to 15 percent of the your total will go toward...

A new season brings new coaches

By Kelly Hart, Sports Editor

September 8, 2009

As Firebird athletes are working hard this new season, so are the coaches. This year, there are some new faces on the sidelines. Steve Hippenmeyer, previously the Cross Country coach, has transferred to Boys’ Golf. He made...

New cell phone rule gets ringing endorsement

By Molly Becker, Features Editor

September 8, 2009

Guess what, Fairmont? You can use your cell phone at school. This year marked the official start of the new cell phone policy allowing students to use their cell phones at lunch and between classes. Last May, former principal...

Fifth Third Bank puts on College Prep Night

By Natalie Wolfe, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2009

Fifth Third Bank is hosting its second annual College Prep Night at Fifth Third Field the night of Monday, Sept. 21. This free event will provide high school juniors and seniors and their families with useful insight to use in...

Are you too ‘sexty’ for your phone?

By Jessica Parrett, Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2009

It’s an ordinary day and you’re sitting in your room texting some friends. Your phone beeps and lights up, telling you you’ve received a new picture message. The next thing you know, you reveal a racy photo of a kid you re...

NHS inducts 52 new members

By Justin Miles, Staff Writer

July 29, 2009

The Fairmont National Honor Society inducted 52 members of the Class of 2010 on May 14 in the Fairmont Auditorium. The new members are Allison Angerer, Mia Balsamo, Katlynn Bates, Molly Becker, Maryann Bennett, Lauren Bruns, Holly...

The Flyer goes online in ’09

By Jessica Parrett & Natalie Wolfe, Flyer Editors-in-Chief

July 25, 2009

Fairmont High School’s Flyer newsmagazine is embracing the 21st century by taking its news, features and photos online on its new website, It’s a big change for the award-winning publication that has appe...

PTO buys 2 snowblowers for FHS

By Matt Metzler, Staff Writer

July 25, 2009

In these difficult economic times, $6,400 is a nice chunk of change. The Fairmont PTO is offering each of the four class council advisers a $1,600 grant to spend in a way that will improve Fairmont as a whole.  The advisers...

The Patriot Act – a step too far?

By Kyle Ratliff, News Editor

July 24, 2009

You are assigned a school project on al-Qaida, and being the hard worker you are, you race to the library to get some books. The librarian seems to give you a very strange look as you go to check the books out. Something feels...

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