Over the past several months, the Corinne Güngör “Celebration Planning Committee” has worked to plan a few events designed to honor and celebrate our current Head of School (HOS). As she wraps up her two-decade role as HOS, here’s a recap of some of our events so far: Signs on Campus – To kick off…

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In honor of Mother’s Day, students in the ps/pk group made special gifts! While using construction paper, scissors, tape and skewer sticks, students created a beautiful bouquet of flowers! They even hand-crafted a vase, which was finished with a paint color of their choosing.  

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On May 4th, the FASP teaching and administrative team celebrated Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day! First, the team enjoyed a delicious lunch made by the Parents’ Association (PA), volunteers and the administrative team. Then, they enjoyed delicious sweet treats and received a special surprise — a beautiful mason jar filled with fresh flowers! A huge…

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Over the past several months, students in grade 6 created arcade games! Following the model of Caine’s Arcade and the Global Cardboard Challenge, students created classic arcade games using common items such as cardboard, clothespins, spoons and even cups. Once the projects were finished, students then showcased their work by hosting a carnival-style event which…

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During a STEM activity, students in grades four and five created replicas of famous structures and buildings. While using materials such as cardboard, tape and straws, students were required to ensure that the replica mimicked the real-life structure while maintaining its structural stability.  

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At the end of March, our students celebrated Jersey Day! Students wore their favorite soccer, football, baseball and basketball jerseys in honor of the day. Throughout the halls, we spotted famous athletes from all around the world. Go team!

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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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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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