The Warde Catacombs

  It is a common misconception among Fairfield Warde High School students that “only Fairfield Woods Middle School has tunnels in its basement,” and, “The Warde Tunnels are just an urban myth.” As of today, everyone’s going to know the truth. In early October, I was asked by the advisor of the Warde Focus, Mr….

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Temperatures of Warde Classrooms Selected By Spinning Wheel

Ever wonder why the instrument closet in the orchestra room is always -20 degrees, while some classrooms in Pequot are kept at a steady 77? After months of investigating, Warde Focus has finally figured out why every room in Warde is a significantly different temperature. Because Warde does not have the resources to keep the…

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Carillon Cancelled

After years of students being forced to go to the monotonous, dull holiday music event known as “Carillon,” it has finally been discontinued. While a handful of students expressed disappointment that they would not be able to miss parts of class next Friday, the overall reaction was relief. According to various orchestra students, the issue…

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Carillon: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

As the holiday season approaches, one event remains a staple for Warde students and the Fairfield community: the annual Carillon concert. This year, the performance is shaping up to be just as phenomenal, and the excitement is tangible among both music department students and FWHS members who plan to see the show. As Warde Chamber…

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Spotlight: Ms. Anna Deveau-Jalbert

With Warde choir director Mrs. Lauren Verney-Fink on maternity leave for the first portion of this year, Ms. Anna Deveau-Jalbert has taken the helm of leading three choirs and preparing each group for two performances (including the annual Carillon concert) throughout the first few months of school. I recently got a chance to sit down…

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A Teacher Thank You: There is a Tree Growing in Lower Fitts!

Lower Fitts is home to two classrooms, fairly close in proximity, in which the cumulative brain power of the teachers is unbelievable. Mr. Pollex, Mr. Cehovsky, and Mr. O’Brien make up a trio of enlightened individuals that I believe, if the given the opportunity, could change the world. There are few people that one encounters…

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