Summer Office Hours
For an eight-week period from June 11 – August 3, all District schools and the Administration Center for Education will be open Monday through Thursday and closed on Fridays. In addition, District offices will be closed July 4 in honor of Independence Day. 

The Administration Center for Education will be open to the public from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Hours at the individual schools will vary. Due to limited office staff during this time, please contact the school to confirm someone will be available to assist you when planning your visit.  Click here for a phone directory. 

Principal's Message

Mr. Christopher Stine, Principal

Mr. Stine

Dear Fairview Families and Community, 

Now that the school year has concluded I wanted to extend my thanks to you for a wonderful school year. We are truly fortunate to have such a fantastic school community and each and every one of you plays a role in making Fairview a great place for kids. 

As indicated on the district's website, report cards can be viewed online via Power School after June 8, and will be available for pick up during building operating hours throughout the summer, beginning at Fairview on June 25.

Here are Fairview's office hours for June, 2018: (All WSSD offices will be closed on Fridays between June 15 and August 3.)
Monday, June 4, Tuesday, June 5 & Wednesday, June 6- office open 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday, June 7- office closed
Friday, June 8- office open 8:00am-11:30am

Monday, June 11- office open 7:30am-3:30pm
Tuesday, June 12- office open 7:30am-11:30am
Wednesday, June 13, Thursday, June 14 and Friday, June 15- office closed

Monday, June 18 thru Friday, June 22- office closed

Monday, June 25- office open 7:30am-11:30am
Tuesday, June 26 & Wednesday, June 27- office closed
Thursday, June 28- office open 7:30am-11:30am
Friday, June 29- office closed

*Please note that when the office is open, we will typically close for an hour each day for lunch. Times may vary so it is advised that you call before coming in to make sure someone is here.

I hope you have a safe and enjoyable summer!

Chris Stine
Principal 

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Christopher Stine's Blog Page
Welcome to my principal blog...I will use this blog to share information about Fairview Elementary School as well as my thoughts on education.
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Spring Update
Posted 4/23/2018 at 12:13:38 PM by Christopher Stine [staff member]
Hello Fairview Families!
It's late April and we are finally beginning to see some spring weather. Despite Spring's reluctance to stay put for a while, we are knee deep in spring activities at Fairview. April is testing month across the state and our 3rd thru 5th graders are finishing up their tests in English Language Arts, Math and the 4th graders are also testing in Science. Although taking the PSSA's can sometimes be tedious and stressful for some students, our students have maintained a positive attitude and have shown wonderful energy and enthusiasm towards doing their very best on these assessments. Way to go Fairview!
Some exciting events that have happened since my last post...
  • Fairivew students participated in an Artist In Residency program. Artist Judeth Hawkins visited Fairview a total of four times  and worked with all of our students. The students worked on creating a sculpture out of recycled materials. They had a great experience and we thank the PTO for arranging this experience for our kids.
  • In our ongoing efforts to have a safe environment for students, Fairview conducted its "Run-HIde-FIght" drill on March 15 where we pracitced hiding. All schools in the district participated in this drill and, again, Fairview students were extremely well behaved and took the drill seriously. Hats off to them and to their teachers for preparing them for the drill in an age appropriate way.
  • Our PTO held a talent show where many of the Fairview students performed a variety of acts. It was a great event and it was wonderful to see the students performing and having such a great time.

Here are some reminders for upcoming events and general info:
Tuesday, May 1   Open House @ 5:00-6:00pm
Tuesday, May 1   Last PTO Meeting @ 6:00pm
Monday, May 14   Spring music concert @ 7:00am at Allen MS
Friday, May 18   Fairview Field Day
Friday, May 18   PTO Spring Fun Night & Book Fair @ 5:00pm
Wednesday, May 23   Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast @ 8:00am
Friday, June 1   Last day for students!

There are also lots of field trips and end of year events planned for each grade level, look for information from your child's teacher about those  dates and times.
 
As always, feel free to contact us here at school if you have any questions. Have a wonderful Spring!
 
 
 
 
February Update
Posted 2/21/2018 at 11:59:33 AM by Christopher Stine [staff member]
Well it's nearing the end of February and we are plugging away. So much illness this winter- we will be happy to see flu season come to an end! For those of you whose families were affected by flu this winter, we hope you're on the mend and getting back to doing the things you love.
I continue to be amazed by and honored to be a part of the Fairview community. We are so blessed with wonderful students and tremendously dedicated staff. Our students are in the middle of raising money for their Mini Thon, which is coming up on March 2. It is such a joy to see the students working towards such a worthy cause and to see our teachers working to help them understand the importance of working towards a cause that extends beyond their little corner of the world. It's a valuable lesson for all of  us! Mrs. Stupka, Mrs. Bergenstock and our student council members are leading the way and making us proud.
STEM Night was fabulous and I am grateful to everyone that helped to make that a successful event. So many volunteers and dedicated staff came together to make the event a success. Students were engaged throughout the evening in various activities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. In addition to our adult volunteers and staff members, we had several high school students lend their talents to help our students have a great night. Thanks to all!
Our 4th and 5th grade Academic Bowl team members made us proud earlier this month with their strong performances at the annual competition. The academic bowl competition is an intense event that requires a lot of preparation and we want to thank our all their hard work and also our advisors, Mrs. Lund and Mrs. Estep for helping them to prepare.
These are just a snapshot of some of the awesome things that have been happening at Fairview! I will post again soon with another update.
Best Wishes!
 
Welcome to my blog!
Posted 2/9/2018 at 9:11:59 AM by Christopher Stine [staff member]
Hello All!
I am excited to begin using this online tool to communicate with the Fairview community. Here I will post informational items and my thoughts on a variety of topics related to Fairview Elementary School and education in general. I currently do not have a schedule for posting items to the blog, but I'll try to post frequently. When I post something, I will mention it on twitter. If you're not following us on twitter, I encourage you to follow us @FV_Panthers!
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