The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

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The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

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The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

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Prepped and ready!... A student registers for the ACT test, found on the act.org website.

ACT prep classes prepare juniors

Conner Morris, reporter October 18, 2023

by Conner Morris, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala. – Teachers prepare juniors for the ACT daily, during fourth block using resources paid for by Baldwin County Schools. The ACT is a tool colleges use to measure...

A beautiful duet... Mrs. Ham and John Thomas Freeman perform a song together at the recital. Photo by Jillian Surla.

Fairhope students perform piano recital

Jillian Surla, reporter May 11, 2023

Keys to Success By Jillian Surla, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala.--From tearful to joyous, the Fairhope High School piano students performed their recital on May 8. They worked for months to perfect their skills,...

Officer Miller helps maintain a safe environment for students and teachers.

Alabama gun laws need revising

Abigail Dasinger, Student reporter April 28, 2023

Lessons, testing and follow-up needed for gun owners. by Abigail Dasinger, reporter Students and parents in America are facing a pressing issue, and that is gun violence. Students all around America...

Final practice... Fairhope Dance Collective performs their dress rehearsal in front of family.
Photo by Jillian Surla

Fairhope Dance Collective prepares a dance of emotions

Jillian Surla, reporter April 20, 2023

Ready for the real thing By Jillian Surla, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala.--After months of planning, late hours and exhausting practices, the Fairhope Dance Collective is finally ready to perform their showcase...

Starting fresh... The UAB campus invites new students.

Submitted Photo.

Experts aid students’ search for college

Jillian Surla, reporter February 9, 2023

So it's time to apply to college... By Jillian Surla, reporter When staring down the rabbit hole traditionally known as finding and applying to college, some students end up freezing. Some may turn around...

Et tu, Brute... Mrs. Colemans senior IB class assassinate Caesar together during a fun homecoming dress-up week.
Submitted Photo

IB students, teachers strive for international success

Jillian Surla, reporter November 30, 2022

Achieving more than ever before By Jillian Surla, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala--International Baccalaureate (IB) programs in high school can be a bit difficult to understand. This is especially true if a person...

The sun rises... Seniors gather at the gulf to watch the sunrise together. Submitted photo.

Seniors participate in traditions to end high school years

A.C. Ahrendt and Jillian Surla October 25, 2022

Senior Traditions Stir Up Fairhope Pride by A.C. Ahrendt and Jillian Surla, reporters FAIRHOPE, Ala.- Seniors have spent 2,520 days in school; it only makes sense that they cool down with some fun traditions....

Sharon Pippin

The 2021 Holiday Wrap-Up

Ellery Scott, reporter December 13, 2021

2022 is just around the corner! Here are just a few events that wrapped up our winter season. The 2021 Fairhope Christmas Parade Fairhope was overjoyed to be able to have its annual downtown Christmas...

Ellery Scott Photography

Fairhope vs. Alma Bryant 10-22-21

Ellery Scott, reporter October 25, 2021

The FHS Pirates played an outstanding game against the Alma Bryant Hurricanes, putting another victory in the book. Below are photos from the game. We are so proud of our players! https://elleryscottphotography.pixieset.com/fairhopevsalmabryant/

No Mask, but Still Class?

No Mask, but Still Class?

Ellery Scott, reporter April 23, 2021

Going mask-free. How do we act? How do we react? Most importantly, how is this affecting students, teachers, and faculty? On April 9, 2021, Alabama's governor, Kay Ivey, lifted the mask mandate state-wide,...

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Swaying to the Song: The Alma Mater

Ellery Scott October 5, 2020

2020 looks different, but many things have remained constant- one being our Alma Mater. Our school song is still being used as a unifying heartbeat among us all. To learn more about the Alma Mater, we...

Senior Portraits coming up!

Senior Portraits coming up!

July 25, 2020

It is finally here!  Senior portraits will be taken at the high school starting at 9am on August 4th   &      August 5th  Seniors should receive a card in the mail with their appointment...

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