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Introducing "Citizens In Our Schools"

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Amidst nationwide staffing shortages, our students and staff could use your help now more than ever. Register as a volunteer and learn about opportunities to share your time and talents with our school.

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FHSD is one of the largest employers in the region with 23 school campuses, more than 16,000 students and 2,200 employees. We’re offering competitive wages for custodians, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, support staff, teachers and administrators.

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Welcome to Fairmount

Mrs. Kerri Tharp - Principal

It is with great pleasure that I write this letter of introduction to you as the new Principal of Fairmount Elementary. Fairmount is a special place with rich traditions and a strong sense of community. Over the past eight months as the Assistant Principal at Fairmount, I have grown to care deeply about the staff and the amazing students who walk through the halls each day.

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    Fairmount Elementary Testimonials 2

    Fairmount Elementary is an amazing elementary school!  Don't let its size fool you as the team that keeps the school running from the Principals to the Teachers to the Support Staff are simply the best.  Every single teacher my 3 children have had over the years have been wonderful teachers who go above and beyond.  We are so thankful for Fairmount and the education it has provided our 3 children since kindergarten.

    Erin B.

    Fairmount Elementary Testimonials 1

    We have been part of the Fairmount Falcon Family for 6 years now and I could not be happier with the school. At Fairmount, you are always treated like family by the staff and teachers. My kids love their school so much and are so happy every day to go to school. The education and direct support my children are able to receive is outstanding. Over the years I have become more active in the Fairmount community and I can absolutely tell you from behind the scenes that the love, care, and attention put into every aspect of running the school is incredible. Although in a few short years all my children will transition to middle school, we will always remain a FAIRMOUNT FALCON at heart. 

    Amanda H.

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