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Innovation and Creativity

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

The FAIR School Receive Spotlight Award for Theatre Performance!
Thursday, May 25, 2017 10:30 AM

This year the FAIR Downtown musical, Once On This Island Jr. was honored by Spotlight with 2 ensemble awards and 5 individual recognitions. Congratulations to the cast and crew on their wonderful production, and for these incredible honors!

Outstanding Movement/Dance Performance by an Ensemble (Whole Cast!) 

Honorable Mention for A/V Board Operators

Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role: 
Maya King as Ti Moune 

Honorable Mention for Performance in a Supporting Role: 
Lilia Torchia-Stately as Mama Euralie 

Technical Leadership Nomination: 
Grace Anderson 

Evaluator Shout-Out 
Christina Johnson Toyvon Campbell 

High School Yearbook Sales - May 22 Through May 30
Thursday, May 25, 2017 10:20 AM

Students can order their yearbooks now. Only $20 for this beautifully designed student publication. For the rest of this week, the yearbooks are on sale for only $15! Checks can be made out to The FAIR School and write “yearbook” on the memo line of the check. Turn in to Miss Criss. 

Student Laptop Collection Starting May 26
Thursday, May 25, 2017 9:50 AM

Greetings FAIR families! We will have laptop collection for your student next week between 9-11am. Please ensure your laptop is clean, your data is saved, and your laptop, laptop bag, and charger, are turned in to Mr. Pajak in room 400. You will be charged for any damaged or missing items, so please be sure to be ready with your materials.

Graduation Ceremony Policy and Fees
Monday, May 22, 2017 9:55 AM

Graduation for the Class of 2017 is fast approaching and we are excited to share this momentous event with you, your student and family.  It is important that all school responsibilities including turning in laptops, paying lunch balances and all fines are completed/paid prior to June 9.  School staff will be contacting you of any outstanding fines/fees for lunch accounts and other school equipment (books etc) in the next week. **Note:  All senior laptops will be collected on May 30 and 31 - and any outstanding fees from damage to laptops will be communicated at that time.


Please review The Minneapolis Public School Graduation Ceremony Policy as it relates to fees and fines.  Please let us know if you have any questions!

Family Literacy Night - June 8 - 5:30pm
Monday, May 22, 2017 9:45 AM

All elementary students and families, learn how to support summer reading and learn strategies to support literacy development, make art, and eat free dinner! Students will also get to pick 10 free books for summer reading. This exciting event will take place on June 8 from 5:30pm-7pm at The FAIR School. Free event and no RSVP is needed. Join the Facebook Invite Page.

Virtual College Fair - May 25 - Room 401
Monday, May 22, 2017 9:25 AM

Are you interested in college, but not sure where to start looking? Or have an idea but not sure which to choose? Look no further! The Virtual College Tour, the online college fair, is for you! You will be able to chat live with admissions counselors from a variety of colleges and universities across the nation as you create, or narrow down, your college wish list. This exciting event will take place on May 25 from 1pm-9pm (Central Time), 2pm–10pm (Eastern Standard Time). Where does this event take place? On your computer! 

Use the following site to register:


What if you would like to do this at school? You are in luck! The FAIR School will be hosting a Virtual College Fair session with Ms. Valek during 6th and 7th hour on May 25.  


If you are interested, talk to your teacher! They can add you to the google doc. Ms. Valek will meet with you on May 24th at 10am for registration. See you at the Virtual College Fair!

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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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