An Independent PK-8 Bilingual School in Princeton, NJ
As per Governor Murphy's announcement on 5/4/20, all New Jersey Public and Independent school buildings will remain closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. For admission requests and questions, please email admissions@ecoleprinceton.org

News & Events

There’s always something exciting happening at FASP, and we want to help you stay informed of current news and school events. We will update this page regularly with important announcements and news. Please check back often!

Astrophysicist “Visits” FASP

Astrophysicist “Visits” FASP

Daniel Rouan, an astrophysicist at the Observatoire de Paris, conducted a live Zoom workshop with Middle School students on May 14th ...
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First Graders Practice Yoga!

First Graders Practice Yoga!

First graders practiced yoga during their gym class session. Students learned about the various yoga poses, along with learning about ...
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Princeton Common Ground Hosts Virtual Event

Princeton Common Ground Hosts Virtual Event

On May 27th, Princeton Common Ground hosted a virtual webinar for parents. The webinar featured special guest speaker Jessica Lahey, ...
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Elementary Students Host Virtual Dance Party!

Elementary Students Host Virtual Dance Party!

Elementary students showed their best dance moves! On May 16th and 17th, elementary students attended a virtual dance party. The ...
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Parents' Association Coordinates Contactless Delivery!

Parents’ Association Coordinates Contactless Delivery!

 A few officers from the Parents' Association offered contactless delivery to families who ordered their FASP gear! Parents and students ...
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FASP Students Participate in AEFE Challenge

FASP Students Participate in AEFE Challenge

Throughout the month of May, students in all grade levels participated in weekly challenges set by the AEFE, with the ...
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Preschool Students are Pizza Chefs!

Preschool Students are Pizza Chefs!

Students in preschool made individual pizzas during their Zoom session. The recipe helped students learn about using fine motor skills, ...
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COVID-19: School Closure Update

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 ...
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Celebrating Faculty During Teacher Appreciation Week

Celebrating Faculty During Teacher Appreciation Week

During the first week of May, students and parents shared their appreciation for our faculty and staff during Teacher Appreciation ...
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Maternelle Students Celebrate a "Joyeux 1er Mai!"

Maternelle Students Celebrate a “Joyeux 1er Mai!”

Happy May 1st! Students in preschool, pre-k and kindergarten celebrated the first day of May in a special way. In ...
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Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade participated in Shakespeare Day on April 23rd! During their English Zoom session, middle ...
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Grab Your Marshmallows for Our Virtual Campfire!

Grab Your Marshmallows for Our Virtual Campfire!

In place of their planned trip to the Poconos, students in fifth grade hosted a virtual campfire! Students sang in ...
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FASP Celebrates Earth Day

FASP Celebrates Earth Day

On April 22nd, students and faculty celebrated Earth Day! Our community wore green (and some blue) in honor of the ...
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Parents' Association Officer Positions

Parents’ Association Officer Positions

Interested in becoming an officer for the FASP Parents' Association? Now's your chance! Volunteer and sign up to become an ...
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Seventh Graders Display Survival Presentations

Seventh Graders Display Survival Presentations

What items do you need for survival? ⛺️ Students in seventh grade displayed their projects, in which they discussed items ...
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Maternelle Challenges!

Maternelle Challenges!

While students learn at home, they're also participating in weekly challenges! Students in preschool, pre-k and kindergarten are tasked with ...
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FASP Celebrates a Virtual School Spirit Day!

FASP Celebrates a Virtual School Spirit Day!

FASP had a wonderful School Spirit Day! 🎉 On April 10th, students, parents, faculty and staff grabbed their FASP gear ...
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Second Graders Learn About the Moon

Second Graders Learn About the Moon

Students in second grade made their very own replicas of the moon's crater imprints, using household items including flour, a ...
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A Thank You from the Parents' Association

A Thank You from the Parents’ Association

A Message from the FASP Parents' Association: "On behalf of FASP parents, we would like to extend our gratitude to ...
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A Word From Our HOS: COVID-19 Update

A Word From Our HOS: COVID-19 Update

Dear Families, We must do everything we can help slow the spread of COVID-19 to protect our students, faculty and ...
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Consul General of France in New York Visits FASP

Consul General of France in New York Visits FASP

On February 11th, the Consul General of France in New York visited the French American School of Princeton (FASP) to ...
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Former United Nations worker speaks to FASP students in the cafeteria.

Former United Nations Worker Visits French American School of Princeton for Presentation

On January 31st, former United Nations worker Suzanne Mandong visited the French American School of Princeton (FASP) for a presentation ...
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2019 alumni Zahra Lohoué sits in a library while she visits FASP to share her experiences.

FASP Alumni Spotlight: Zahra Lohoué

An in-depth interview with alumni as they reflect on their time at the French American School of Princeton. Zahra Lohoué, ...
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FASP Alumni Spotlight: Alexandre Cartier

FASP Alumni Spotlight: Alexandre Cartier

An in-depth interview with alumni as they reflect on their time at the French American School of Princeton Even after ...
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Scientist from the NOAA stands on stage in front of middle school students

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Visits French American School of Princeton

On November 14th, Princeton’s location of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) visited the French American School of Princeton ...
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Two students in presechool learn and taste different foods

Maternelle Students Host Semaine du Goût

Students Host Semaine du Goût in preschool, pre-k and kindergarten! Earlier this month, students and faculty in Maternelle presented "Semaine ...
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A student ice skating in a rink

French American School of Princeton Recognizes Student for Figure Skating Win in Egypt

The French American School of Princeton (FASP) recognizes eighth grade student Sophia Farajallah for winning a figure skating award in ...
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Students stand in line before they explore the on-campus garden.

Back to School Review

The French American School of Princeton (FASP) opened its doors to students, faculty and staff for the 2019-20 school year! ...
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Ice Cream Truck at FASP

Ice Cream Truck at FASP

A sweet treat with friends is a great way to close out another wonderful school year. Thank you to the ...
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Kindergarten Graduation 2019

Kindergarten Graduation 2019

Graduating from maternelle (pre-elementary) and getting ready to start Grade 1 is a big step! Our Kindergarten students, along with ...
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Field Days at FASP

Field Days at FASP

On one of the last days of school, our students (and teachers!) always enjoy a chance to get outside and ...
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PA End-of-the-year picnic

PA End-of-the-year picnic

Always a nice gathering outside of school for our families, the end-of-the-year picnic organized by the PA took place on ...
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Grade 5 & 8 Graduation 2019

Grade 5 & 8 Graduation 2019

Every year, it's hard to say goodbye to our Grade 8 students as they head on to high school, and ...
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A breakfast to say Thank You

A breakfast to say Thank You

Every year, many parents volunteer their time to help our school events and activities run smoothly. We took a moment ...
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2019 Maternelle end-of-the-year event

2019 Maternelle end-of-the-year event

What a playful, creative, and impressive show put on by our Maternelle students and their teachers last Friday! This was ...
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IB Approaches to Learning: Communication

IB Approaches to Learning: Communication

One of the approaches to learning of the IB-MYP (International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program) is to ‘use a variety of ...
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Kindergarteners visit Grade 1

Kindergarteners visit Grade 1

There are a lot of new and exciting things about Grade 1 - a different classroom environment, homework(!), more emphasis ...
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High School Information Session 2019

High School Information Session 2019

Transitioning to high school after FASP can seem like a big step, with many options and steps to think about ...
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Grade 8 trip to Bermuda

Grade 8 trip to Bermuda

This month, our Grade 8 students took a trip to Bermuda after months of preparation. Their goal was to study ...
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End of the Year Theatrical Show

End of the Year Theatrical Show

Our Middle School students put together a wonderful variety of skits and poetry presentations for their end-of-the-year show. Their parents ...
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End of the Year Exhibit: Elementary

End of the Year Exhibit: Elementary

All year, our elementary students have been working with their hands during the Thursday Workshops. They've been baking, sewing, making ...
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Debates in Grade 5 & 6

Debates in Grade 5 & 6

For the last two months, our Grade 5 and 6 students have been working together to consider different sides of ...
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Teacher Appreciation Day at FASP

Teacher Appreciation Day at FASP

Our school has an amazing team of teachers and staff who work together to bring a bilingual education to our ...
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Field Trip to the Rainbow Fish

Field Trip to the Rainbow Fish

Our Maternelle students recently went to the NJ State Theater to see a fun show of the Rainbow Fish. They ...
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Book Sale donation to Embrace Kids Foundation

Book Sale donation to Embrace Kids Foundation

Thanks to the FASP community and Parents Association, our school is able to send $400 to the Embrace Kids Foundation ...
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Escape Room at the Franklin Institute

Escape Room at the Franklin Institute

Our Middle School students recently put their teamwork and thinking skills to the test at the Franklin Institute's Escape Room ...
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Field Trip to Dragons Love Tacos

Field Trip to Dragons Love Tacos

Our Grade 1 & 2 students headed to the Trenton Patriots Theater to see Dragons Love Tacos during their field ...
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Grade 8 Class Trip to study and reduce plastic pollution in Bermuda

Grade 8 Class Trip to study and reduce plastic pollution in Bermuda

In mid-May, our Grade 8 students will be traveling to the island of Bermuda for their class trip. The island ...
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The FASP yearbook is coming together!

The FASP yearbook is coming together!

Our Yearbook team of volunteer parents has been working hard all year to prepare another beautiful book of FASP memories ...
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Monthly Maternelle lunch: asparagus soup, tabouleh, and cupcakes!

Monthly Maternelle lunch: asparagus soup, tabouleh, and cupcakes!

Our Maternelle students are getting to be quite good at this! Every month, our maternelle students and teachers prepare a ...
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