The Fessy Den Blog

Best of the Fessy-Den Blog 2018

  Before we ring in the New Year, we are taking a look back at some of 2018’s most popular Fessy-Den Blog posts. From our teachers’ advice on how to help boys embrace reading and math, to the story behind Fessenden’s Running Boy, we hope you enjoy The Best of the Fessy-Den Blog 2018.  ...
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Why Social-Emotional Development is More Important than Academics in Pre-K

Whether your child previously participated in a childcare center or Pre-K will be his first formal educational setting, it’s common to prioritize the curriculum and specific areas of study as you evaluate the best fit for your little learner. After all, everyone is talking about “kindergarten readiness,” and you want to be sure that your...
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The Spirit of Childhood: Fessenden’s Fourth Grade Campout

Fessenden Fourth Grade Campout

The spirit of childhood plays a significant role in the character of a school. At Fessenden, we have many traditions that center around this philosophy. The Red and Gray tug-of-war on Field Day, for example, dates back to the School’s founding days, and our newer tradition of the Fessy Lip Dub adds excitement to the...
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