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Equity, Innovation, Excellence and Creativity

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

The FAIR School, your choice for high school!
Monday, November 18, 2019 1:50 PM

At The FAIR School, we are already getting excited about the 2020-2021 school year! The Minneapolis Public Schools school request lottery is open now, with a deadline of February 7th. 

FAIR is the Downtown Minneapolis premier community school. Rooted in arts, equity, innovation and creativity, we provide rich programming, relevant instruction, and a robust network of partnerships that help engage and empower students in personalizing their learning experience. 

Tours of our beautiful building are available every Thursday at 9:30 am. For more information, please contact counselor Joe Kane by emailing joseph.kane@mpls.k12.mn.us or calling 612-668-1076.

You may also join us for an open house information night on Thursday, November 21st. 

To learn more about all MPS schools, including FAIR, visit the Explore MPS website.  

For info on the school request process, please see the below document: 

New student information night is November 21
Friday, November 8, 2019 2:45 PM

Great learning is happening at The FAIR School and we'd love to share it with students in Minneapolis and the surrounding metro area.

Join us for our Information Night on November 21, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm for all new students or rising 9th graders (currently 8th graders) and families. 

FAIR is a small 9-12 comprehensive high school focused on equity, excellence and the fine arts. An Minneapolis Public Schools city-wide option, FAIR is open to all MPS students.

For more information, contact school counselor Joe Kane at joseph.kane@mpls.k12.mn.us or call 612-668-1076.

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Picture retake day is November 14
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:35 AM

Do you want Lifetouch to retake your school picture? Simply return your original package on Picture Retake Day: Thursday, November 14, 2019. 

¿Deseas que volvamos a tomar tu foto? Simplemente envía tu paquete original el día de la nueva toma fotográfica: jueves 14 de noviembre de 2019. 

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Worried your teenager is vaping?
Friday, November 1, 2019 1:15 PM

Are you worried your student may be vaping?  Want to learn more informaiton on the signs to look for?  Need support for your teenager?

Join us for a Parent/Guardian Vaping Workshop on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at The FAIR School.

This presentation is jointly organized by The FAIR School and Minneapolis Department of Health and is open to the public.

For more information, contact School Counselor, Joe Kane at 612-668-1076.

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Perkins & Will Internship Experience a Hugh Success!
Thursday, October 17, 2019 10:55 AM

Thank you Perkins & Will for showing FAIR Internship candidates possibilities in following their passion. Your philosophy and definition of your space as a 'laboratory' gave students peek into possibility. Perkins+Will @perkinswill 

Perkins & Will
"...self-organizing studio is our playground for innovation – designed as a living laboratory and playful work in progress, it is a constantly evolving maker-space where we test new ideas for our clients, and fluidly share work across our diverse disciplines and practices."

 

 

At FAIR, all senior students who have complted their College and Career Portfolio are able to participate in credit bearing and paid Internships in the downtown MPLS community!  For more information, contact Carrie Pagel, Work Based Learning Coordinator at FAIR at 612-668-1060.

 

 

 

 

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FAIR "OPEN MIC" Night
Sunday, October 13, 2019 6:50 PM

 

FAIR "OPEN MIC Night" Tuesday, October 15, at 7:00pm. Jack Links Lounge at the Hennepin Theater Trust.

Come celebrate the amazing talents of FAIR School! Student will uplift us with music, dance, and spoken word. The event is free and open to the public. See you there!

 

 

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Contact Us

Attendance:  612.668.1060
Main Office: 612.668.1060
Principal, Mary Pat Cumming: 612.668.1063
Dean, Mychal Crowder: 612.668.1075

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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