Introducing Mr. Cavanna

Since Mr. Ebling’s retirement this past spring, Warde has welcomed Mr. Paul Cavanna as the new Headmaster. Starting this fall, he came from teaching social studies at West Haven high school for 10 years. During his time in West Haven, he primarily taught the ninth grade, and was a team leader for the freshman class….

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New WardeTV Anchors Thrilled To Star Show

Starting from its debut year, 2006, WardeTV has since then been a student run broadcast program advised by Ms. Gartsu keeping the school’s community informed and entertained with its latest news and events.  Well into their thirteenth season, new cast members take the stage. Seniors Liam Inchoco and Amy Li have been selected for this…

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Fairfield’s Annual A Cappella Night

As the month of February concluded, Fairfield Warde High School’s two a cappella ensembles prepared for one of the most important shows of the year, “A Cappella Night” at Tomlinson Middle School on February 22nd. The performance has become a staple in the Fairfield music department, inviting Chamber Singer groups from Tomlinson, Fairfield Woods, and…

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School Musical: City of Angels

Another musical production is heading to Warde this coming spring. Mr. Frattaroli is directing the comedy City of Angels, written by Larry Gelbart, and unites various art departments around the school to help contribute to the making. Preparation and enthusiasm from the students and teachers involved are already in the midst as each one does…

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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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New GPA and Course Names

This past year, there has been much controversy within the Warde community over courses and their GPA weightings for future years. On January 22, 2019, an email was sent out regarding the administration’s plan for GPA weighting changes and course name updates. The message highlights five main themes among comments from the Board of Education,…

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The Innovation Lab

This past month, Warde TV featured a story on the new Innovation Lab, a converted computer lab in Fitts House. The idea for the new room came from Dr. Toni Jones, current Superintendent, and is rooted in the “Vision of A Graduate” movement, specifically the “Innovative Learning Initiative,” hence the name. The opening of the…

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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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#NeverAgain Movement at Fairfield Warde High School

Most of members of the FWHS student body and faculty have heard by now something or other about the #NeverAgain Movement brewing in the halls, as the student walkout occurred only days ago. There are many opinions about the organization: some positive, some negative, some neutral, and most of them just plain confused. To shed…

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