Google Classroom to Become Only Classrooms

Next year, Warde will be piloting a new program where instead of physical classrooms for learning, all classes will be held via Google Classroom. This change was inspired by the success of the new Innovation Lab in upper Fitts, especially the video camera feature to help with group video chatting. “It’s going to be a…

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Senior Feature: Benjamin Grambs

A member of the Varsity Jazz Ensemble, National Business Honors Society, Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestra, and Warde TV Senior Producer, you can catch Benjamin Grambs all over school in many different activities. Like many of the other seniors, he is worried about applying to college, but has an added twist: ROTC applications. The Focus sat down…

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Editorial: How Warde Students Get Their News

With the epidemic of fake news and attacks on the free press from the executive branch, it is important for citizens to be educated on not just the contents of the news, but how they receive it. In a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, it was determined that 67% of Americans get at…

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Editorial: Why Student Protest is so Valuable

There is often a common sentiment expressed by high school students when it comes to making a difference: “Yeah, but what could I actually do?” The #NeverAgain movement is changing that. Inspired by the actions of high school students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida where a tragic school shooting took 17…

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New School Year, New Schedule Changes

Three years ago, the block schedule took Fairfield Warde by storm, bringing lunch to all students without limiting their ability to take electives. The then new schedule also allowed for students to focus on fewer classes each day, and the longer periods made it easier for larger activities to be completed in a class period….

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Warde Music Opening Concert

Only just over a month into the school year, Warde’s musical ensembles held the first concert of the year. At this event, students performed in the gym for their families, each group performing one piece that showcased the progress they had made thus far in the school year. “I think the highlight was seeing all of…

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