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Maternelle Testing Week

The Tasting Week (La semaine du goût)

La semaine du goût or Tasting Week is an annual event in France that gives children the opportunity to discover healthy produces and new flavors. This year at FASP, we embarked the students on a colorful adventure, discovering a rainbow of fruits and vegetables each day of the week. It was a team effort, as…
Marathon Challenge Award 5

Marathon Team Challenge

During the September and October months, students in grades three through eight trained in endurance running. They got to know their bodies, paced their effort, and defined a running strategy accounting for their psychological, respiratory, muscular and cardiac sensations. They experienced and accepted the effects of physical training and fatigue. They advised and encouraged each…
Big Green Monster

Our Bilingual Big Green Monsters

French and English teachers developed a bilingual project in the preschool class where students learned about their bodies. They acquired new French and English vocabulary about the various facial features and colors. This project stemmed from the album Go Away Big Green Monster! (Va-t’en grand monster vert !) by Caldecott Award-winning author Ed Emberley. After…
Grade 7 Inventors at work

The Empathy Project

This year’s primary focus in STEM class is on purposeful inventions, designing something useful or even life-changing. In grade 7, students started a project designing a practical assistive or adaptive device. For this first project, students learned about the engineering process of Ask, Think, Make, Test. They need to figure out the device’s purpose, devise…
Learning about the Mona Lisa

Art, Travel, and History

Grade 1 students are working on a bilingual and interdisciplinary project linking French and English language arts, social studies, and art. This project started with reading The Wolf Who Solved the Mystery of the Missing Mask, by Orianne Lallemand (“Le loup qui enquêtait au musée”), which tells the story of a famous wolf leading an…

The Importance of Bilingual Education by IHOS Dominique Velociter

Read about Dominique’s passion for bilingual education and her outlook on the new school year, in the Q&A below: Q: Where did you begin your journey in bilingual education? A: I began my journey in bilingual education unexpectedly, as a mother, raising bilingual children. I was amazed at the development of their language learning process,…

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