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The Fessenden iLab is Open!

The iLab at Fessenden is finally open! Students have been filing in since the first day of school. There are four electives between the Middle and Upper School taught in the new space, while opportunities are available for students in … Continue reading

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Lego Robotics Summer Program @Fessy

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QED Update

This year, as you may have read in the “Red & Gray Magazine” Fessenden has created a new extra curricular academic based program. This program is called the “QED” meaning question, explore, demonstrate. Students apply to be able to participate … Continue reading

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Music and Media Toy Factory

Toy Factory is a project where the boys create prototypes of toys that play music. They will eventually product test each toy with boys in their demographic. The toys range from potty training, to pocket dubstep machines, to snowboards that … Continue reading

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It’s Alive!!

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Fessenden Visits High Tech High in San Diego

Representatives from the Fessenden School were lucky enough to visit High Tech High in San Diego for their “Winter Residency Program.” HTH is a charter school that has immersed itself in Project Based Learning and has earned the credentials of one … Continue reading

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Music & Media: Art Inspired Compositions

The Music and Media classes were given a choice of 21 pieces of art, ranging from paintings to instillations to sculpture. Using GarageBand, the boys composed a piece of music. Through numerous student-led critiques, they were able to create compositions … Continue reading

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Featured App: GarageBand for iPad

GarageBand for iPad is a great way to introduce music composition to a large class while using iPads. Our Music & Media class uses GarageBand for a wide array of projects.

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Drawing Inspiration from Big

Whether they knew it or not, the boys at Fessenden were putting together a familiar scene….    

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Growth of 21st Century Electives at Fessenden

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