"As a former student at FAIS, I wanted to share with the community a trip in Europe that I have now been on for three months focused around my passion for soccer (or football in the rest of the world).
La Gazette Archive
Awakening a creative talent. Empowering teachers with development opportunities to inspire our students. Forging a connection to the environment through our nature trail and Discovery Park.
Teachers Camille C., Véronique P., Alix, and Melanie spent three days at a workshop retreat and visit of the Opal School, adjacent to the Oregon Children's Museum. They were transformed by what they learned.
Thank you to our Middle School student volunteers! From student council and student ambassadors to club members and our first-ever platinum-level Eagle Excellence Award recipient (soaring past ONE HUNDRED volunteer hours)...
Last month, Joshua Widdows won the 100-meter race in the district track finals – and became the first FAIS student athlete to win the 100-meter in 15 years of league competition!
We're so happy to officially welcome next year's new families to the FAIS community! From Toute Petite Section (early preschool for 2½-year-olds) to 8th grade, our incoming parents and students gathered last Friday to meet fellow new families, chat with current families, and celebrate the next step in their journey over food and drinks.
Last Thursday, our annual All-Alumni Reunion gathered more than 50 alumni, from class years 2009 to 2019.
Our next Head of School, Scott Hardister, will be joining our 5th graders for the second week of their trip to France (his first!).
The FAIS community gathered this morning to celebrate our 5th grade students' journey from Maternelle to Middle School. Thank you to the parent volunteers for all of the time and creativity that went into making this such a beautiful and memorable experience!
We were thrilled to welcome more than 200 grandparents and special friends to campus today!
“Measure twice, cut once.” Rounding out a semester-long interdisciplinary project between art and math, 7th graders apply what they've learned in geometry to design compositions out of wood.
Fifth grade students sent letters to Governor Kate Brown to ask for more protections for wolves in Oregon as part of their exhibition project. This week, they received a response back! Keep up the great work!
Kindergarten and 1st grade families gathered Thursday night for Bedtime Story Assembly: a 25-year FAIS tradition, started by longtime English teacher, Robin Faltersack.
As part of their public speaking class, 6th graders have been participating in a form of Genius Hour -- special, autonomous time set aside to innovate, explore new things, or devote to passion projects (yielding Post-Its at 3M and Gmail at Google).
"In the third edition of the Satellite you will discover nature. Read countless articles and see amazing pictures by Hannah. Briefs are current and funny, as well as the fact that they are the only texts not about nature. Read about animals, the compost, wolves, how to be better to the environment and others. Enjoy the third edition of Le Satellite!" -by Zoe, the editor