6th Grade Students Present: Caine’s Arcade

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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Grade 4 & 5 Students Create Structure Replicas

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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Students Celebrate Jersey Day!

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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Students in Class 6B Hear & Discuss Poetry Book in Honor of Black History Month

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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Crazy Hair Day!

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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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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FASP Faculty Members Participate in Mindfulness Project

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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Galette des Rois!

Today, students throughout all grade levels celebrated Galette des Rois! After lunch, each class crowned their own king or queen after the “fève” was found in one of the pieces of Kings’ Cake. Take a look at the royal celebration! A huge thanks goes to the Parents’ Association for purchasing the galettes!

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Galettes at Home!

Kings and queens are among us! During an at-home Zoom class, students in kindergarten put their culinary skills to the test and prepared a traditional galette! While using ingredients such as almond flour, sugar and butter, students baked a sweet treat fit for royalty.

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Happy New Year!

On behalf of the FASP faculty & staff, we wish everyone a happy and healthy new year! As today marks our (virtual) return to school following the winter break, our wish is to meet all of you in person by the end of this school year. Meanwhile, please stay safe and take good care of…

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