FAIS community members who listen to K103 Portland during their morning commute heard a familiar name on Mornings with Stacey & Mike last Friday, April 30.
La Gazette Archive
(Translation: Frederic Jung's first visit to the French American International School this morning. A beautiful setting in the heights of Portland to learn French. Congratulations to the management and teachers for their work and warm welcome)
Please join us in welcoming Diego Zaragoza Tejas as the new FAIS Assistant Head of School.
Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week! FAIS teachers and staff -- thank you so much for all that you've done for our families and school this past year, and all of the hard work you put in behind the scenes to provide a safe, fulfilling learning environment for our students.
Middle school students this week shot arrows, started fires, and built shelters in the forest as part of the first-ever FAIS “Trackers” days.
In April, FAIS had a wonderful (virtual) visit from Rosanne Parry, well praised Portland resident author.
Sixth graders in the French, German, and Spanish tracks recently reflected on their own language learning, and on how communities of various backgrounds can be brought together by languages.
April 26 marked our first full day back for 4th-8th graders—completing our phased return that began on February 8!
FAIS Magazine celebrates our community by offering a look back on the experiences we've shared during the year -- and what a year it's been!
Thank you to everyone who participated in last Friday’s food drive with LIFT Urban Portland.
Last year, FAIS was thrilled to welcome our first alum to the Board of Trustees: Connor Reiten!
The photo here is of an orchid sitting on my desk at home (I know, a blog in April about a flower -- stay with me).
FAIS held our 3rd-5th grade Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) battles this week by Zoom. We had 29 students participate virtual, with teams reading 16 books and answering book-based trivia questions in a double elimination style tournament.
Last week, one of our prekindergarten classes took a field trip to see the Oregon Children’s Theater production of “Dragons Love Tacos."
Students in Mrs. Sinclair’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Design class are doing university-level work with digital map making software.