An Independent PK-8 Bilingual School in Princeton, NJ

News & Events

There’s always something exciting happening at FASP, and we want to help you stay informed of current news and school events. We will update this page regularly with important announcements and news. Please check back often!

Springtime stories in Maternelle

Springtime stories in Maternelle

Every month, a few of our middle school students visit the Maternelle for story time. This time they chose spring-themed ...
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New afterschool activities: Chess

New afterschool activities: Chess

A new trimester of afterschool activities has just started, including a new chess class. Students learn the basic rules of ...
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Lasagna and crêpes - bon appetit!

Lasagna and crêpes – bon appetit!

This month, our maternelle students learned how to make lasagna, salad, and crêpes for their baking and shared meal project ...
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Grade 1 Postcard project

Grade 1 Postcard project

Our Grade 1 students have been corresponding with students from a school in France. They wrote about themselves and their ...
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Visit by local artist Carole Jury

Visit by local artist Carole Jury

Local artist and FASP parent Carole Jury visited FASP recently to talk with our Grade 8 students about her work ...
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Maternelle Celebrates Spring

Maternelle Celebrates Spring

Our Maternelle (Preschool, PreK, and Kindergarten) classes recently put on a presentation all about spring for their parents and friends ...
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Marc Boutavant visits FASP

Marc Boutavant visits FASP

Author/Illustrator Marc Boutavant recently visited FASP for artist workshops and a book signing! Boutavant is well known for his bestselling ...
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Grade 8 Fundraiser: Lunch by Parents

Grade 8 Fundraiser: Lunch by Parents

Our Grade 8 students will be taking a trip to Bermuda in May, to experience the culture there and to ...
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Middle School Science Fair

Middle School Science Fair

Our middle schoolers put on an engaging Science Fair on Friday, displaying their research, calculations, experiments, and creativity. The whole ...
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Students discover new books at FASP's libraries

Students discover new books at FASP’s libraries

FASP has extensive collections of French and English books in the Maternelle and Elementary/Middle School libraries. Students enjoy visiting once ...
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How's the weather? Grade 5 forum

How’s the weather? Grade 5 forum

At their forum this week, Grade 5 students presented about weather phenomena. They shared historical facts about hurricanes, scientific reasons ...
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Grade 1 forum: Circuits

Grade 1 forum: Circuits

Our Grade 1 students shared their recent projects with their parents at the forum this week. They used their public ...
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PA hosts Book Sale for local charities

PA hosts Book Sale for local charities

On Saturday during Parent-Teacher conferences, the PA hosted a Book Sale of French and English books for kids and adults ...
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Take Flight at the Grade 2 forum

Take Flight at the Grade 2 forum

Our Grade 2 students presented their bilingual forum all about air. They described their experiments to discover the properties of ...
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Handwriting techniques in Kindergarten

Handwriting techniques in Kindergarten

At FASP, students learn the foundations of handwriting starting in Preschool. Once in Kindergarten, they begin working specifically on handwriting ...
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IB Approaches to Learning

IB Approaches to Learning

At the core of the IB program is the emphasis on helping students to become lifelong learners. Our Grade 7 ...
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2019 Ice Skating Party

2019 Ice Skating Party

Every year, the Parents Association organizes a fun night of ice skating for our families. Everyone, new and seasoned skaters ...
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Grade 3 forums: wonderful things about words

Grade 3 forums: wonderful things about words

The Grade 3EB and 3SC forums showcased a creative play based on the book Dico Dingo, which our students read ...
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Marc Boutavant

Marc Boutavant

Children's book author and illustrator to visit FASP in March We are pleased to announce that the French children’s book ...
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Musical legends: Grade 6 students in Music class

Musical legends: Grade 6 students in Music class

Our Grade 6 students have been studying and presenting about historical and modern-day musicians. They discover familiar tunes and new ...
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Maternelle cooking: Red foods!

Maternelle cooking: Red foods!

It was a red theme this month for the Maternelle shared lunch: vegetable soup, red cabbage quiche, and strawberry milkshakes! ...
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Traditional Philippines dance in physical education

Traditional Philippines dance in physical education

In gym class, students have been learning the national dance of the Philippines called "Tinikling," practicing their rhythm and coordination ...
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Grade 4RB and 4VR forums on future foods

Grade 4RB and 4VR forums on future foods

Are crickets and algae the foods of the future? Grade 4RB and 4VR students taught us about taking care of ...
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SOS! Grade 7 & 8 forum

SOS! Grade 7 & 8 forum

Grades 7 & 8 presented their creative learnings, stories and designs at their bilingual forum last week. Grade 8 students ...
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Grade 6 forum on Greek Mythology

Grade 6 forum on Greek Mythology

Our Grade 6 students have been studying the classic Greek myths, and they acted out some of their favorite stories ...
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Middle School students share stories with Maternelle

Middle School students share stories with Maternelle

Continuing all year, our middle school students take turns visiting the Maternelle classrooms to read stories in French and English ...
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Jersey Day at FASP

Jersey Day at FASP

Our students and staff showed their enthusiasm for their favorite teams during Jersey Day at FASP. Sports jerseys from teams ...
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Parents Association Coffee Break & General Meeting - January 2019

Parents Association Coffee Break & General Meeting – January 2019

The Parents Association hosted it's January coffee break and general meeting today. Today's coffee was complemented by a galette des ...
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Design in the IB program

Design in the IB program

As part of the implementation of the IB (International Baccalaureate) program at FASP, our students are learning about the design ...
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Galette des rois celebration

Galette des rois celebration

A common French tradition in January is the galette des rois, or kings cake. At FASP, we continue this tradition ...
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