Grade 8 Students Awarded “Best Newcomer” in NJ Regional Future City Competition

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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Students Watch Inauguration

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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Inventions Are in Progress!💡

Over the past several weeks, students in seventh grade were tasked with developing a physical or digital product that solves a problem. If the students so choose, they can then enter their product prototypes into the “Inventor’s Challenge 2020.” The challenge is an annual competition, and the winners could take home the grand prize of…

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Hat Day at FASP!

We spot helmets, baseball caps and animal ears! That’s right, November 9th at FASP was Hat Day! To kick-off the week, our community wore their finest headgear which displayed their creativity while using various designs and styles. Check out the hats we spotted throughout the day!

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Mock Election at FASP!

Students at FASP made their voices heard during the presidential election! Over the past several weeks, students in the elementary and middle school levels learned about the election and the voting process. Each week, students worked on activities that expanded their knowledge regarding political parties, selecting a candidate and casting a ballot. In second grade,…

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Seventh Grade Students Present “The Hobbit”

Seventh-grade students presented various theories and themes to their classmates during language arts class! Following the novel, “The Hobbit,” students were tasked with choosing a topic relating to the book and then presented their projects to their classmates.  

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Halloween at FASP is Coming Soon! 🎃

Students, faculty & staff are invited to wear their costumes on Friday, October 30th. To our current parents, please check your email for more information. We look forward to seeing everyone’s spooky spirit!

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FASP Ice Cream Day!

Get the scoop on FASP’s Ice Cream Day! On October 9th, students, faculty and staff received a sweet treat. A local vendor, Peaches & Ice Cream, visited FASP with an assortment of ice cream flavors during the event leading into the first break of the academic year. A huge thank you goes to the FASP…

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School Spirit Day!

On September 25th, the FASP community celebrated School Spirit Day in style! FASP shirts, hats, vests and sweatshirts lined the halls as students, faculty and staff enjoyed the first spirit day of the school year. Take a look at how the day was celebrated!  

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Sixth-Grade Students are Repurposing Cardboard!

Sixth graders were inspired after watching a short video, Caine’s Arcade, which showed the story of a young boy who created arcade games using cardboard. After the video, students then practiced repurposing cardboard with the goal of learning “attachment techniques,” which uses various scraps of cardboard to replicate structures.  

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