6th Grade STEM Class Creates Human Cantilever Bridge Project

6th Grade STEM Human cantilever Bridge

6th Grade students at French American School of Princeton have been studying how the forces of compression and tension work together to create structure and balance in the engineering of bridges in their STEM class. This past week students created a Human Cantilever Bridge! It was inspired by this project produced by Princeton University, and…

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FASP Featured in March Issue of Princeton Perspectives

Princeton Perspectives online magazine

French American School of Princeton’s new Accelerated Immersion Program is featured in the March issue of the online magazine Princeton Perspectives. The magazine’s topic this month is: “Change Can Be Hard. How Do We Know If It’s The Right Choice? We take a look at some of the various changes happening in our area, and offer…

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A Bilingual Education for an English-Speaking Family: Evelyn Morison’s Story

Bilingual Student and her family

“Why should I learn French when we live in the US and speak English?” asked six-year-old Evelyn Morison when her parents enrolled her at French American School of Princeton (FASP) in First Grade to begin her bilingual education. It’s a question asked by many English-speaking families when exploring private school options in Princeton, NJ. For…

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French American School of Princeton Invites Applications for New Accelerated French Language Immersion Program for Grades 1-3

french immersion student

PRINCETON, NJ. (February 1, 2023): French American School of Princeton (FASP) is pleased to welcome applications for its new Accelerated French Language Immersion program for grades 1-3 for the 2023-24 school year. No prior knowledge of French is required for entry. Information sessions will be held on Wednesday, February 15 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.,…

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The Many Benefits of Bilingualism

According to the Associated Press, in 2001, up to 66 percent of the world’s children were raised bilingual. As bilingualism has become more common, it grew into a popular academic research topic. Numerous studies concurred that speaking multiple languages brings many benefits in brain development, social skills, and economic advantages.  The Cognitive Advantages of Bilingualism…

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Why Is The French Language An Asset in Today’s World?

By Aude Quiroga, bilingual Admissions Director at the French American School of Princeton and mother of three trilingual children Any language is a new window to the world. Knowing a second language encourages cross-cultural awareness and understanding, skills that are valued by businesses, in today’s global economy. This is why most American universities require knowledge…

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COVID-19: School Closure Update

On May 4, 2020, Gov. Murphy announced that all New Jersey school buildings will remain closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. For more information on the closure, please click here: NJ Schools Update

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Open Classroom on April 26

Give your child a window into a bigger world! We believe that young children that are exposed to a second (or third) language at an early age have a distinct academic advantage throughout life. Young children are natural language learners. While adults may struggle with language acquisition, children have innate ability to learn several languages…

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Open House: Saturday, Feb. 2nd

Is your child entering Preschool, Pre-K, Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall? Are you looking for a nurturing and creative learning environment where your child can thrive? Join us for a casual conversation to find out more about our program and whether FASP might be the right fit for your child. You will receive…

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