The sun shone brightly as the Confetti, Cakes and Candles Gala was kicked off on Friday, March 29 with our Class Art Project Gallery.
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Last week, Extracurricular Programs hosted a special FAIS+ Fashion Design event with Ashley Vincent (FAIS parent).
Thanks to you, Amazon Smile has donated $424.49 this quarter to the Annual Fund! This proves that if you shop on Amazon, you can raise money for FAIS!
Continuing their unit on “Who we are: we depend on one another,” the preschoolers recently welcomed Nurse Katy to their classrooms.
Congrats to our 8th graders for crushing their Hip-Hop performance! This 6-week collaborative unit between PE and music took a deeper look at Hip-Hop as both a culture and an aesthetic movement.
Spring always feels like a time of looking forward--from setting our clocks ahead and anticipating the sunnier weather to seeing our students prepare for the home stretch of the school year (and some taking the next step to middle school and, gulp, high school!).
Sixth graders in the French, German and Chinese 6th grade track recently reflected on their own language learning, and on how communities of various backgrounds can be brought together by languages.
Gilkey Carnival Night: The most popular activity of the year!
Our 31st Gala—Confetti, Cakes and Candles—is just around the corner! Check out a sneak preview of what in store with our Gala Catalog:
Did you know current FAIS Board of Trustees Chair, Matt Donegan, also chairs Governor Kate Brown's Wildfire Response Council?
Eighth grade students are currently studying heat and temperature. What could be thought of as a dry and boring topic comes alive as students become actively responsible for their own learning!
The preschoolers enjoyed a visit last week from deputy Shannon Wilde and Detective Mark Povolny a.k.a "Cheese" from the Washington county sheriff's office.
Team "On y Va" laced it up for their 4th Shamrock Run last weekend! Featuring more than 35 FAIS-affiliated runners, the team included 10 students -- with 3rd graders representing the youngest 5k runners and a few 6th graders running for the fourth year in a row!
The latest issue of FAIS Magazine should be arriving in mailboxes! Included in this issue: a feature on TPS (our new early preschool for 2 1/2 year-olds)... a Q&A with Head of School, Pam Dreisin... a sneak peek profile of our next Head of School, Scott Hardister... alumni updates... and more! Can't wait? Want to share it with family and friends? Flip through the online version here.
The weather made it interesting, but we had another successful Arts and Cultural Enrichment Week! While regular classes were on break last week, students had the opportunity to immerse in the world of printmaking (Lower School) and arts-focused workshops (Middle School). Extra special thanks to Atelier Meridian for an awesome week of printmaking and showing our kids the ropes! Extra, extra special thanks to Ralph, Tony, and the rest of our amazing facilities team for keeping our campus safe with all of the snow and ice!