La Gazette Archive

8th Grade Graduation 2022

Like last year’s class, this year’s graduating 8th graders have shown incredible perseverance through our first full year back on campus. It has been a joy to see how they bring life to the IB Learner Profile attributes – from their MYP Community Projects to the class trip to Washington D.C., and all the little moments in between. 

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Fête de la Musique 2022

In 1982, the French Minister of Culture started a tradition to celebrate the first day of summer: "Fête de la Musique" (a homophone for "faites de la musique," which translates to "make music"). On this day, any musician—amateurs and professionals, alike—are encouraged to perform (for free) outside in their neighborhoods to promote music... including using pots and pans for instruments!

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5th Grade Celebration 2022

On Wednesday, June 22, we celebrated the promotion of our 5th graders... with students, staff, and families lining the sidewalks to cheer them on as they marched around campus and into the gym for the ceremony. 

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Bon Voyage to Arezu Movahed

Please join us in wishing a fond farewell to Arezu Movahed, who will conclude her wonderful career at FAIS as we conclude this school year.

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Scott’s Blog: Mr. Hardister (and the 8th Grade) Goes to Washington

“Normally, our soon-to-be FAIS graduates would be scattered around the globe on their international trips, experiencing different cultures and languages. Of course, with the pandemic, international travel was not an option this year (we hope we can bring these back next year). While D.C. is a very different experience than a homestay in a different country, it has still been an unforgettable one for the students, chaperones (THANK YOU to Angelique, Ansel, Denise, and Gloria), and myself…”

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Preschool field trip to The Oregon Zoo!

Our three preschool classes took their first field trip in more than TWO years… and what better place to go than The Oregon Zoo? We couldn’t have asked for better weather, and the animals must’ve felt the same way, because they were very active. 

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Maternelle classes celebrate Fête des Familles

This week in class, Toute Petite Section – kindergarten students had the opportunity to honor their loved ones by putting time and effort into a project to bring home and share at the end of the week (today!) with their whole family. Projects included cards, picture frames, painted rocks, potted plants, bird houses, and aprons!

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