Fairfield Public Schools 501 Kings Hwy E, Fairfield, CT06825 The Fairfield Public Schools office is home to the Board of Education and the Superintendent of schools. This public…More office is responsible for all policies, plans and budgets for the elementary, middle and high schools in Fairfield.
Greater Fairfield Board of Realtors 156 Round Hill Rd, Fairfield, CT06824 Greater Fairfield Board of Realtors is an organization that holds its realtors to a strict code of ethics and deals with…More issues such as home ownership legislation and preservation of private property rights. This group also offers educational seminars for realtors and has more than 100 Fairfield County realty groups as members.
The Fair TV - Public Access Television Committee, established in 2008 by the Board of Selectmen in Fairfield, is a…More volunteer committee that oversees the development and operation of educational and government access television programming for Fairfield on Channel 78 (Fair TV: Education) and Channel 79 (Fair TV: Government.)</p>
<p>The committee meets on a regular basis in the Honorable John J. Sullivan Independence Hall. Volunteers are needed.</p>
The League of Women Voters of Fairfield is a non-partisan, political organization of men and women that encourages…More informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.</p>
<p>The League of Women Voters sponsors local debates and legislative breakfasts where the public can listen to and ask questions of elected officials; sponsors monthly brown bag lunches in Fairfield Public Library in which the public can listen to and ask questions of town and school officials; publishes a non-partisan voters' guide before elections in which candidates provide written answers to a set of questions; and has a book club and discussion group.</p>
<p>Board meetings are held once a month, typically in a member's home. The brown bag lunches are held in Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield, which is the address given here for the club.</p>
<p>Pat Reilly and Charlotte Garrell are co-presidents of the League of Women Voters of Fairfield in 2010. The phone number listed for the club is Reilly's.</p>
Fairfield Woods Middle School, built in 1954, was slated in March 2010 to undergo an expansion and renovation that…More includes the construction of 14 additional classrooms (10 full-sized classrooms and four 3/4-sized classrooms), construction of an auxiliary gymnasium, expansion of the school cafeteria and bringing the school into compliance with current building codes.</p>
<p>Fairfield Woods is the smallest of the town's three public middle schools and is the only middle school without an auditorium. Fairfield Woods has a bricks-and-mortar capacity of 650 students and its enrollment is 674 students (March 2010 figure.) The expansion project is designed to increase Fairfield Woods Middle School's capacity to 840 students.</p>
<p>Enrollment at Fairfield Woods Middle School was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to peak at 683 students in 2011-12 and to drop slightly to 680 students in 2014-15. Those figures, however, assume the Board of Education does not address overcrowding in the town's other two public middle schools by changing the "feeder pattern" that identifies where elementary school children go to middle school or redistricting.</p>
<p>Students who graduate from Fairfield Woods Middle School attend Fairfield Warde High School.</p>
<p>Fairfield Woods Middle School's principal is Greg Hatzis, and the school's mascot is the wildcat.</p>
Fairfield University, which shares a 204-acre campus on North Benson Road with Fairfield College Preparatory…More School, was founded by the Society of Jesus in 1942 and opened its doors in 1947 to its first class of 303 male undergraduates, all of whom were enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.</p>
<p>Today, Fairfield University is co-educational and has more than 5,000 undergradate, graduate and continuing studies students enrolled in six schools - the College of Arts & Sciences, the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, School of Engineering, School of Nursing, Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions, and University College. Fairfield University has 3,300 undergraduate students and 1,200 graduate students.</p>
<p>Fairfield University offers 35 majors, 35 graduate programs and 17 interdisciplinary minors. The Rev. Jeffrey P. vonArx, S.J. is the eighth Jesuit to hold the presidency and assumed that position in July 2004.</p>
<p>Fairfield University has 20 NCAA Division 1 athletic teams and 10 club sports teams. The university has 80 student clubs and organizations.</p>
<p>Tuition at Fairfield University in 2009-10 was $36,900, plus $11,270 for room and board. Financial aid is available.</p>
Fairfield Cheese Company 2090 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT06824 Fairfield Cheese Company is a full-service cheese and food shop located right next to Harry’s Wine and Liquor. The…More shop offers a wide range of cheeses including selections local to Connecticut, as well as choices from around the world and the United States. The shop also carries gourmet foods and meat to complement the cheese, as well as specialty utensils, cutting boards and cheese books. The shop also offers numerous types of cheese platters as well as gift baskets good for any occasion. The shop holds numerous events throughout the year, including tastings and cheese education courses. Check the main site for the schedule.