assistant superintendent of Fairfield schools, Margaret Mary Fitzgerald said
that with the new name the alternative high school -- operating in a building
that was once St. Emery's School -- would have an identity, purpose and
mission. She said she believes the school, designed for students who may have
difficulty adjusting to the standard curriculum at the main high schools or who
have personal troubles, had no greater advocate or teacher than her husband,
though she admitted to having "a little bit of bias."