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The FAIR School is a public 9-12 fine arts school located in downtown Minneapolis that is rooted in innovation and creativity. 

Popcorn Friday is Tomorrow!
Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:35 AM

Tomorrow is Popcorn Friday! Bring a dollar and get fresh popcorn after school from our student council! 

Seniors! Time to Order Your Cap and Gown!
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 2:50 PM

The time has come to order caps and gowns for graduation! These are provided free of charge through Minneapolis Public Schools. You can order 2 ways:

1.  Go to Jostens website at 

2. Text the word grad17 to 25827


Follow the link which takes you to


To order, choose School (FAIR School Downtown), then cap and gown and complete the form including height and weight. The cap and gown order includes a tassel. You may purchase a souvenir tassel, graduation announcements and any other items of interest if you would like.


Please contact Ms. Valek at 612-668-1076 or if you have any questions.


Minneapolis Public Schools school board member Kerry Jo Felder spoke to FAIR school Juniors and Seniors about civic engagement & the political process in Minneapolis.

Paid Student Work Opportunity!
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:00 PM

Apply to work at FAIR Downtown. Positions are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 3:30pm-5:00pm. FAIR+ is seeking professional, committed, responsible student applicants.


Open Positions:

    1. After School Matters Teaching Assistant: Assist Elementary Learners 

2. FAIR + Marketing Intern: Complete Marketing and Recruitment Projects for FAIR+ Classes 


Apply Today:


Application Deadline: March 30th, 2017

Parent's Night Out - March 24
Monday, March 20, 2017 2:50 PM

Parents, take a night out to enjoy yourself without kids! Leave your children with the quality staff at FAIR, where your child will enjoy a dance party, pizza, and a movie (Zootopia or Moana)! Parent's Night Out will take place on Friday, March 24, 3:30pm-7:30pm in the gathering space at The FAIR School. The event costs $20 per child or $30 for 2 children. To participate, please return the permission slip (attached) with payment to your child's teacher or drop off the permission form and payment to the main office by 6pm on Wednesday March 22. For questions, contact Yvette Thompson, 612.668.1060.


Ne'Asha Griffin Receives Rose Rees Peace Award
Sunday, March 19, 2017 3:00 PM

Congratulations to FAIR School Junior and daughter of Sa’Lesha Beeks, Ne'Asha Griffin, on being selected for the 2017 Rose Rees Peace Award!  Since 1935 the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Rose Rees Peace Awards have recognized high school students who demonstrate a commitment to social justice advocacy or community service. She will be recognized at the award luncheon on Wednesday, April 26 at 11:30am at Beth El Synagogue


Think Twice Winners 3/17
Friday, March 17, 2017 12:10 AM

The FAIR School rewards our elementary students with Think Twice tokens when they exhibit great behavior. The students put their earned token into a class drawing and if their name is picked, they get a prize! Congratulations this week's token winners!

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Attendance:  612.668.1060
Main Office: 612.668.1060
Interim Principal Cumming: 612.668.1074/1067
School Counselor: 612.668.1076
Transportation District: 612.668.2300
School Social Worker: 612.668.1077
Health Office: 612.668.1066
Food Service: 612.668.1072
Athletics: 612.668.1085
After School Activities: 612.668.1065
Fax (main office): 612.668.1099

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