8th Grade High School Orientation

You've just finished with middle school, (or you are about to), and you start wondering, "What's high school really like?" Is high school a lot different from middle school? Is it going to be hard starting out in a new place? Will it be difficult going from being one of the oldest middle school students to one of the youngest high schoolers?  To answer these questions, and many more, please browse the following links to better orient you to the wonderful world of HIGH SCHOOL.


2017 Eighth Grade Orientation Flyer

Downloadable Documents

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Orientation Night Presentations

English Department Presentation

Mathematics Department Presentation

Science Department Presentation

World Languages Presentation

Social Studies Presentation

Useful Links

Fair Lawn High School Course Prerequisites

Freshman Reading on Starting High School

Setting Goals for High School

Time Management Tips for High School Students

10 Things To Do This Summer To Get Ready for High School

5 Tips for Success in the High School

Tips on Raising Your Teen

5 Basic Rules for Internet Safety

The Administration and Faculty


Fair Lawn High School

Cordially invite you to attend our annual

Eighth Grade Parents’ Orientation

For Information and a Tour of Our

Academics, Athletics, and Facilities

To be held on

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

At 7:00 pm

Beginning in the…

Fair Lawn High School Auditorium

This program is designed to assist parents of eighth grade students in making a comfortable transition to the high school environment. Many important aspects of your child’s education will be presented by our staff and students. These will include personal presentations by our Subject Supervisors for English, Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, and World Language Departments, as well as convention-style locations explaining course selection options and services for Grades 9-12 from our Guidance Department, Athletic Programs, Business, Career Education, Technology, Art, Music, the PTA, Nurse, and Student Activities.  

For parents of students with special needs… there will be a Child Study Team member ready to meet with you at 6:30 PM in Room D-109.

We strongly encourage your attendance and your essential participation in your child’s education here at FLHS!




Directions to FLHS

Fair Lawn High School

14-00 Berdan Ave.     GOOGLE MAPS

Fair Lawn, NJ 07410