Note from Pam
Posted 06/15/2018 07:46PM
What a year! Before we send our families off for summer, I'd like to thank the FAIS staff, parents, and students for all of the amazing moments we've shared as a community.

From the everyday growth in the classroom to the ACE/Arts Weeks, community service projects, and international class trips... it has been a joy to see our Guiding Principles in action: Develop global citizens; Foster multi-language ability; Shape active learners; Deliver academic excellence.

Finally, congratulations to our 8th graders! We know the foundation of lifelong skills they've built here at FAIS will serve them well in the years ahead, and we will proudly cheer them on as they share their gifts with the world beyond our campus.

To our newest alumni and alumni parents -- we wish you a bittersweet "bon voyage" and invite you to stay connected. You will always be a part of the FAIS community.

To our returning and incoming families -- we look forward to seeing you in the fall!

Announcements

Stop by 4th grade classroom 2-A on Tuesday, June 19 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for an exhibition featuring many of the projects worked on throughout the year.

It's not too late to make your summer plans--register now for Summer Camp and Summerfest!

Mark your calendars--on June 24 FAIS' T-ball team, the Tigers, will celebrate their end of season at a Hillsboro Hops game at 4 p.m. If you are interested in joining the team and their families, please contact Ryan.

Calendar

    • WedAug29 New Parent Orientation 5:45 PM to 8:00 PMRose Préau Commons, FAIS Campus

      This event is for all new FAIS parents. Current FAIS parents new to Gilkey with rising 6th graders are strongly encouraged to attend. Students are neither expected nor required to be present. See event description for details.


    • TueSep04 First Day of School for Middle School Students
    • TueSep04 Lower School Welcome Day
    • ThuSep06 Gilkey Volleyball Begins
    • FriSep07 Gilkey Cross Country Begins
    • FriSep07 Gilkey Soccer Begins
    • SatSep08 Wallace Park Gathering for New & Returning FAIS Families 10:00 AM to 12:00 PMWallace Park, 1600 NW 25th Avenue

      Bring a snack or lawn game to share with other new and current FAIS families at the park. All grades welcome! Look for the FAIS banner to find our location. Hang out at the park or organize groups to walk to shops and eateries on NW 23rd Avenue.

    • MonSep10 Fall PM Classes Begin
    • ThuSep13 Middle School Back-to-School Night 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMRose Préau Commons
    • FriSep14 School Photo Day
    • MonSep17 Preschool - 1st Grade Back-to-School Night 7:00 PM to 8:30 PMRose Préau Commons
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