With the fall season upon us, we have settled into our daily routines, and the opening days of school seem like they were a very long time ago.
La Gazette Archive
Our award-winning, student-produced Web Radio crew of 1st-5th graders recorded four episodes in one session last week!
The 3rd graders went on a field trip last Friday to tour the Portland bridges.
Fifth graders have built forts twice this week in the new Nature Play + Forts area in the forest. Their teacher, Cédric Strapart, says, “they love it!”
One of the many engaging programs run by our extracurricular team, PM Classes offer an alternative to childcare for students to explore areas of interest in a non-academic setting.
Last week, Middle School students commemorated the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall by taking part in a powerful activity of reflection in the Student HUB. The Gilkey News also featured the following student article, which we’d like to share with all of you.
For those of you on campus, you've probably already met her... but we'd like to formally introduce our new receptionist to the rest of the FAIS community: Michaella Joseph!
FAIS alumnus Asa Miller ('14) represented the Philippines in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, competing in the giant slalom. In this alumni spotlight, Asa shares about his Olympic experience, his time at FAIS, and more!
Last Friday, Middle School students joined the global Climate Strike to advocate for change in advance of the UN's climate summit on Monday.
We love our new Middle School building, but surprise sunshine = 7th grade science in the amphitheater!
Our kindergarten classes got their first peek of our new espace créatif, as part of their unit on “How we express ourselves” with the central idea of “We create a community where we can express ourselves and learn.”
Yes! Students will soon be able to tap into their engineering design skills to create stick forts.
Sixth graders in Lauren Sinclair's digital design class learned about topography and the history of mapmaking by experimenting with Play-Doh.
What a joyful noise we had, and continue to have, here on campus beginning on Wednesday morning -- including a game of Knockout that I couldn't resist joining today (see picture)! There is truly nothing like the sound of children the first day school begins...
On Wednesday, September 4th, retired Head of School Pam Dreisin and new Head of School Scott Hardister officially opened our new middle school building to welcome students for the 2019-20 school year!