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Gr.1-5 Field Trip: Liberty Science Center

Today, Grades 1-5 students are going on a field trip to the Liberty Science Center. Our young scientists will participate in activities that introduce and promote scientific thinking and reasoning. Students were excited, antsy, and ready to go this morning !

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Lots of new books on our school library shelves!

Fundraising events and activities help us keep our shelves full of new books. Over the summer, we were able to add more than 250 new books to our library shelves! These new books allow our students access to the latest titles and the most up-to-date information on many topics. We are extremely grateful to the FASP Parents’ Association for their generous contribution to our libraries.

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New musical instruments to support Music Curriculum

Music is a key component of every culture and serves as a way for people to connect with each other. Over the summer, we expanded our music program by acquiring new musical instruments for all our students in Maternelle, Elementary and Middle Schools.

With the generous support of the FASP-Parents’ Association, we purchased percussion sets, djembes, xylophones, keyboards and harps to develop and enhance the musical experience of all our students:

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Bringing STEM to life in our classrooms

Robotics is a great way to get students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and to engage them in complex, strategic problem-solving. It introduces students to concepts and skills that are needed for understanding the intelligent, highly interactive information-based technology of the future.

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STEM hands-on learning tools

With the funds raised from its various activities, the FASP-Parents’ Association allocated funds to technology this year, which helped us purchase different hands-on learning tools for students from Preschool to Grade 8:

Cubetto is the friendly wooden robot that will teach young children the basics of computer programming through adventure and hands on play.  It’s a hands-on, screen-less coding system specifically designed for children ages 3 and up.

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Bee-Bot is an exciting little robot designed for use by young children. This colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robot is a perfect tool for teaching counting, sequencing, estimation, problem-solving, and just having fun!

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Pro-Bot takes skills learned and honed with Bee-Bot to the next level. A turtle robot, cleverly disguised as a race car, Pro-Bot has Logo on board and offers students an enticing, engaging, and hands-on experience with Logo programming as well as robotic controls.

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The LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 is an introductory invention kit students can use to build their own interactive machines. With WeDo 2.0, students explore, create and share their scientific discoveries as they build, program and modify projects. Through a series of collaborative challenges, they deeply engage with science, engineering, technology, and coding, sparking a love for experimentation and investigation.

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Back-To-School Picnic

Our Back-To-School picnic took place last Friday. We had a potluck meal together and the children from all classes were able to play on a field together. Many families attended and contributed to making the event both fun and successful. Thank you to the Parents’ Association for organizing it!

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Join us for our Fall 2017 Open House

Attending one of our Admissions Open Houses is a great way to learn about French American School of Princeton and bilingual education. You will have the opportunity to hear from our Head of School and division heads, meet teachers, take a campus tour, and learn about the programs that make FASP unique. During our weekday open house you will have the opportunity to see our classes in action and talk to current parents. Our open houses are a relaxing and informative experience where you can enjoy getting to know our community.

Our upcoming Open House is Friday, December 8. Register Now!

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End-of-Year Exhibit: French Market

Following the graduation ceremony, we hosted our end-of-year exhibit as the school’s cafeteria and gymnasium were transformed into a hustling and bustling French market.
 
FASP Students from Preschool to Grade 8 shared their research about food and presented their work to the entire school community. A truly remarkable event!
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Congratulations to the eighth grade class of 2017!

While we know this is just the beginning of their academic careers, we want to recognize the hard work and accomplishments our 8th graders have made so far! We would like to wish them all the best as they begin the next phase in their education at George School, The Hun School of Princeton, Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science, Princeton High School, Montgomery High School, South Brunswick High School, and West Windsor High School.

Congratulations on your brilliant achievement and good luck in High School!

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We also wanted to thank to all Graduates from previous years who attended and helped to make the ceremony even more special.

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Congratulations to our Grade 5 students!

Congratulations to our Grade 5 students on their graduation from Elementary school, MOVING UP to Grade 6 next school year!!! We are very proud of you and your accomplishments.

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Kindergarten Graduation

Congratulations Kindergarten Graduates, and BRAVO! Wishing all the best for First Grade next year

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Grades 7 and 8 reciting Shakespeare

FASP Grades 7 and 8 students recently performed condensed adaptations of Shakespeare’s best-known plays to their peers. Shakespeare dialogue is easier to read aloud than you think.

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Successful Clothing Drive

Clothing drive lead by FASP Grade 8 Students was a huge success! They delivered all donated clothes at HomeFront Association last week. Thank you all for your support!
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The FASP Yearbook 2016-17 have arrived!

The FASP Yearbook 2016-17 have arrived, and have been distributed this afternoon! The Yearbook Dream Team deserves a huge thank you for producing such a fantastic yearbook.

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Endangered species coin drive was a success!

Our recent coin drive to raise money for the World Wild Life was very successful! Students and staff members brought in a total of 5 dollar coins, 261 quarters, 328 dimes, 251 nickels, and 1517 pennies. This makes a total of $130.77.
The money was donated directly to WWF, and we think our Grade 3B students learned an important lesson about working together towards a goal. Thank you all for your support!
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Grades 5 & 6 Math Challenge – May

Grades 5 and 6 students continue to work cooperatively in small groups to solve mathematical problems. We are proud to present the winners of this month’s challenge. Congratulations to all!

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