At the beginning of March, students in grades 2-5 participated in the annual rally lecture. While this year’s reading competition was virtual, our students read many books again this year.  On March 26th, students will receive a special reward for their participation!  

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On March 23rd, students in grade 8 participated in a Math Olympics competition! The competition challenged students to solve mathematical problems set by teachers in French regions. The problems required the grade 8 students to use skills such as critical thinking, research and reasoning. To find out more about the Math Olympics, please click here: http://olympiades-maths.prefas.org/…

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On March 5th, students in grade four published their own books! In honor of Book Publishing Day, fourth-grade students created their own self-published books, in which they wrote and illustrated.    

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In honor and recognition of Black History Month, students in class 6B heard and discussed the poetry book “The Undefeated.” The poetry book details notable African Americans in the United States, while outlining their accomplishments and pivotal actions throughout history. After hearing the poetry book, students were able to ask questions and discuss themes within…

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Prior to the Presidents’ Day Recess, students in maternelle and elementary enjoyed a parade in honor of the Lunar New Year. Students safely lined the halls and watched as the dragon made its way throughout FASP. The dragon, made from various items found at craft stores, was created by FASP STEM Teacher Ms. Jill. Students…

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On February 8th, students in grades 5 through 8 participated in a math challenge! While this year’s challenge was organized through Zoom rooms to allow students to collaborate, students worked on a variety of math topics while working together as a team. Congratulations to all students who participated!      

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From glitter to dye, things got crazy at FASP in celebration of Crazy Hair Day! Students throughout all grade levels showed their creativity by displaying their craziest hairstyles that came to mind. Take a look at some of the styles that appeared in our building on February 8th.   

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Did you hear? Students in grade 8 were recently awarded “Best Newcomer” at the New Jersey State “Future City” Competition. The eighth-graders, named Team Alkina, were led by FASP STEM Teacher, Ms. Jill. Since October 2020, students in grade 8 collaboratively worked on their project for the competition. The student-ran project required competitors to create…

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Over the past several weeks, faculty members participated in a “mindfulness project.” The project, led by local instructor Nina Mongendre-Samonov, helps teachers identify the students’ emotional states and how they can affect the learning process. Mongendre-Samonov provided tools and exercises to manage negative emotions, and restore students’ well-being and focus in the classroom. Funded by…

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Students who participated in November’s mock presidential election finalized learning about the electoral process by watching the inauguration. Students watched as the newly elected President and Vice President were sworn in during the inaugural event held in Washington D.C.

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