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Encyclopedia > Fordham Preparatory School
Fordham Preparatory School
Motto Amor et Conscia Virtus
Established 1841
Type Private all-male secondary
President Rev. Kenneth Boller, S.J.
Principal Mr. Robert Gomprecht
Students 920
Grades 9–12
Location The Bronx, New York, New York, USA
Colors Maroon and white
Mascot Rams
Yearbook Ramkin
Newspaper Rampart
Website www.fordhamprep.org

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School history

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Academics

Fordham Prep has a rigorous humanities based curriculum which focuses on English studies, history, mathematics, the sciences, ancient and modern languages, and religion. Every student takes several of these classes a day and is expected to complete several hours of homework a night. Students are expected to take Honors or Advanced Placement classes depending on their individual performance. All freshman students take a classical language: Latin, or Ancient Greek. As they move on to their sophomore year, the students can choose to continue with Latin or Greek, or study a modern foreign language, such as Spanish, French, Italian, or German. All students are required to take four years of English, four years of Religion, four years or three levels of any language, three years of history, three years of mathematics, and three years of science. Senior students have the choice of taking elective courses. Seniors are also required to plan and implement a senior service project at an approved site. They then reflect on their service and journal their experiences for a senior service essay to be completed at the end of the year. The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... HIStory - Past, Present and Future, Book I is a double-disc album (one half greatest hits, one half studio album) by American musician Michael Jackson released in June of 1995 by the Epic Records division of Sony BMG. The first disc, (HIStory Begins) contains fifteen hit singles from the past... Euclid, Greek mathematician, 3rd century BC, as imagined by by Raphael in this detail from The School of Athens. ... Advanced Placement (AP) is the term used to describe high school classes that are taught at a college level. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ...


Service

Juniors and seniors have to fulfill community service requirements of 15 and 70 hours per year, respectively. If a junior does not finish his 15 hours, his senior service requirement jumps to 100 hours. Some of those hours can be obtained by taking advantage of in-school service opportunities. Each summer, Fordham Prep sponsors trips called "Summer Service Immersion Trips." The destinations include Habitat for Humanity in Robbins, Tennessee, Nazareth Farm in West Virginia, and Ecuador. Official Habitat for Humanity logo Habitat for Humanity is an international, Christian, non-governmental, non-profit organization devoted to building quality, low-cost, affordable housing. ... Doddridge County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. ...


Extracurricular Activities

Fordham Prep has many extracurricular activities for students. There are nearly forty clubs, each pertaining to a specific interest. There are clubs for students who enjoy computers, cartoons, business, coin collecting, studying marine biology, or even discussing The Simpsons. There are also clubs pertaining to specific ethnic groups, such as the Irish club, Italian club, Asian club, Kawaida club, and more. The Prep also has a successful Speech and Debate Team that represents the school in local and national tournaments including tournaments at Harvard and Yale. Fordham Prep also has a theatre and drama club, hosting two shows a year in The Leonard Theatre. The tower of a personal computer. ... Cartoons started in the 1930s and 40s. ... Wall Street, Manhattan is the location of the New York Stock Exchange and is often used as a symbol for the world of business. ... This article is about a hobby. ... Marine biology is the scientific study of the plants, animals and other organisms that live in the ocean or any other body of water. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... This article deals primarily or exclusively with the definition of Asian in English-speaking countries, mainly referring to immigrants or descendants of immigrants living therein. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Fordham Prep also has a large number of athletic teams. It is a member of the CHSAA. Fordham Prep has its own practice field, track, and weight room for the students to use. In 2005, in concert with Fordham University, the back track and practice field were refurbished with MONDO and true grass respectively, vastly updating and improving the facilities. The track is now named in honor of one of the Prep's track coaches, Joe Fox. Additionally, lights were installed for the University's night time use. Fordham Prep has several competitive teams in baseball, football, soccer, ice hockey, basketball, swimming, golf, lacrosse, cross country, track and field, tennis, wrestling, bowling, and crew. The team name is the "Fordham Rams." The Catholic High School Athletic Association or CHSAA is a high school athletic association made up of 39 schools based in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... This article concentrates on human swimming. ... This article is about the sport. ... The Dive Shot. Lacrosse is a team sport that is played with ten players (mens field), six players (mens box), or twelve players (womens field), each of whom uses a netted stick (the crosse) in order to pass and catch a hard rubber ball with the aim... The Minnesota State High school Cross Country Meet A cross country race in Seaside, Oregon. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two competitors competing for a physical advantage. ... A bowler releases the ball. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


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External links

  • Official Website
  • Fordham Preparatory School at greatschools.net

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Fordham Preparatory School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (986 words)
Fordham Preparatory School (also known as Fordham Prep, or just "The Prep" to alums and some students) is a private Jesuit all-boys high school located in the The Bronx, New York City, with an enrollment of approximately 900 students.
The Fordham Preparatory School was founded by the Society of Jesus in 1841 and is currently located on the Rose Hill Campus of Fordham University.
Fordham Prep has a rigorous humanities based curriculum which focuses on English studies, history, mathematics, the sciences, ancient and foreign languages, and religion.
Creighton Preparatory School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (330 words)
Creighton Preparatory School (often referred to simply as "Prep"), is a private, Jesuit college prep school for young men founded in 1878.
Centrally located in Omaha, Nebraska on a 40 acre (160,000 m²) campus at 7400 Western Avenue, Prep is the largest Catholic high school in the state of Nebraska with an enrollment of 1035 young men.
The school was named after Edward G. Creighton, an Omaha businessman whose wife, Mary Lucretia, left their fortune to the Roman Catholic Bishop to build a school for boys.
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