Announcements

  • Phoenix Peer-to-Peer Jazz Performance Tour 4/15/15 at Fairfax! Peer to Peer Jazz Performance
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  • Reggie Gilbert, former BFFHS student play for the Wildcats! Go Reggie, Go!!! 
     
    Gilbert had 49 tackles, 512 tackles-for-loss and three sacks in 13 starts last year  
     
    Read the attached article for details:
     
    http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/ncaaf/ua/2015/04/08/uas-reggie-gilbert-aims-to-take-advantage-of-fifth-year/25494021/?fb_ref=%5B%27Default%27%5D
     
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  • Yale student from Fairfax, Viviana Arroyo, (class of 2014) is quoted in the news.

    Read below:

    http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/helping-latinos-chart-path-ivy-league-n339671

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  • April 16, 2015 - (7pm)  IB Senior Diploma and Course Students Graduation Celebration
    Let's celebrate the successes of our IB Diploma and Course kids as they leave Fairfax and transition onto college. 
    This event is from 7-8 pm in the Community Room.  
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  • Arizona Merit Exam Schedule
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  • Suhey Ortega, student, is recognized with the US President's Volunteer Service Award. This award  recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to service their communities and their country. Suhey will receive a certificate and letter from President Barack Obama. Way to go Suhey! 
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  • Way to go Equus!!! 

    The Fairfax High School band participated and competed at the 2015 ABODA Band Festival and received an “Excellent” Rating! 

    Equus Booster Meeting

    3/12 6:15 PM

     

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  • Tutoring Dates
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  • American Dream Academy
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  • PLEASE REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY TO SILENT WITNESS!
    You can remain anonymous and rewards up to $1000 are offered for any information that leads to an arrest.
    Call 480-WITNESS or report it online.
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Congratulations Class of 2015

87 Fairfax seniors have been accepted to ASU! 
73 Fairfax seniors have been accepted to U of A!
75 Fairfax seniors have been accepted to NAU!

The senior class has been awarded so far $ 3,659,312.00! 

Go class of 2015!!!

Who We Are

Betty H. Fairfax High School is Phoenix Union’s newest comprehensive high school, having opened in 2007, and graduating its first senior class in spring 2011.  Named after a Phoenix teacher, guidance counselor and civil rights activist, who inspired and motivated students over a 57-year career. The school has followed in Betty's footsteps, building a foundation of excellence. 

Fairfax is committed to facilitating college-level skill development and access to college preparatory courses for all students.  This internationally-acclaimed, rigorous program makes a positive impact on  every student, teacher and course at Fairfax, and enhances its concerted effort to move students into post-secondary education.  
 
Welcome to Betty H. Fairfax.
 

District News

  • AzMERIT Test
    The new AzMERIT Test will be administered at Phoenix Union schools between April 13 and April 24. For more details, see the parent letters below.
     
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  • Summer School
     FREE Summer School is offered for continuing in-district students who are entering 10th, 11th or 12th grades, or current 12th graders lacking credit for graduation.
    May 26 - June 25, Mon.-Thurs., AM Session: 8-11:45 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m. / PM Session: 12:15-4:00 p.m. at Bioscience, Bostrom, Trevor Browne, Camelback, Central, Desiderata (@ Carl Hayden), Carl Hayden, Cesar Chavez, Betty H. Fairfax, Maryvale, Metro Tech, North, South Mountain
    June 1 - July 25, Mon. - Fri., AM Session: 8-11:45 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m. / PM Session: 12:15-4:00 p.m. at: Alhambra
    See your counselor to register and for course recommendations. Visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/SummerSchool for more information. Deadline to register is May 15, but classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis, so sign up early.
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  • Freshman Academy
    Learn skills for high school success - 93% of student who attended Freshman Academy pass their math or English course in the Fall semester!
    May 26 - June 25, Mon.-Thurs., Class: 8-11:45 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m. at Trevor Browne, Camelback, Central, Chavez, Betty Fairfax, Carl Hayden, Maryvale, Metro Tech, North and South Mountain.
    June 1 - Junel 25, Mon.-Fri., Class: 8-11:45 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m.. at Alhambra
    Visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/SummerSchool to register. Deadline to register is May 15.
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  • OPEN ENROLLMENT is Available! Our high schools have it all – more classes, more specialized programs, more support and more opportunities than any other school district.  Make new friends and hang with your old friends; create memories; EXPAND your horizons; EXPLORE your future; EXPRESS yourself and EXCEED your expectations.  This is an exciting time for you.  Our job is to prepare every student for success in college, career and life.  Your job is to take advantage of all Phoenix Union has to offer.  ENROLL with us and you’ll have the EXPERIENCE of a Lifetime.To apply online or download the form, please visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/Enroll. Apply Today!
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  • Tutoring Available for all PUHSD Students
    Supplemental Educational Services are free tutoring services for all students of Phoenix Union High School District schools. Visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/SES for more information and to apply.
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  • Connect2Compete
     
    Cox Communications is offering high speed internet for $9.95 per month for qualifying Phoenix Union Families. To see if you qualify, visit www.connect2compete.org/cox.
     
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 Stampede  
Principal: Dr. Schavon Waggoner
Mascot: Stampede
School Colors: Midnight Blue and Columbia Blue 
Year School Opened: 2007
 
8225 S. 59th Ave.
Laveen, AZ 85339 
Phone: 602.764.9000
Fax: 602.237.1023
Attendance Hotline:
602.764.9002 / 602.764.9003 
 
IB Learner Profile:

Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-Minded, Caring, Risk-Takers, Balanced, Reflective

Mission Statement:

We inspire students to show compassion to others through service.

We challenge students to pursue academic rigor and excellence.

We prepare students for college, career and life.

We educate students for a better world.

Vision Statement:

Through real-life experiences, challenging academic rigor and compassion for others, every Betty H. Fairfax High School students will be prepared for college entrance or a career path, advancing their economic autonomy and social responsibility. 

 
IB World School  

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