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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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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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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Snowflakes in Kindergarten

Using oil pastels, students created snowflakes in kindergarten. But, these are secret snowflakes! After creating the snowflakes, students then used ink to paint over the oil-based snowflakes, showing their special water-resistant style.  

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Pen-Pals in Grade 1A

Ahead of the holiday season, students in grade 1A sent off their first letters to their pen-pals in France! The first-graders sent in their personalized letters, along with their headshots to introduce themselves to their peers in France. Coming soon, students will then receive a letter response from their pals overseas.  

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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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Creepy Carrot Patches!

Following the book Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds, students created their own version of a carrot. The patches are now sprouting throughout the elementary hallways!  

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Preschool and Pre-K Students Mimic a “Minimalist” Style!

After observing different artists such as Imi Knoebel and Daniel Buren, students in preschool and pre-k compared and replicated their famous works of art. The artwork mimics a “minimalistic” style, while also learning about color contrast and straight lines.

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