FAIS was thrilled to welcome Dave Johnson – Co-founder and Executive Director of the Katie Adamson Conservation Fund – to share about their global mission of wildlife protection and cultural compassion!
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The FAIS community came together for a wonderful celebration on April 9 and showed their support for our school.
Our community raised $140,000 to support Financial Aid at FAIS through the Silent Auction, Art Projects and Live Auction. What a wonderful investment in the future of our school and community.
We were honored to be an official voting site for the first round of the French presidential elections on Saturday, April 9th, as well as the second round of elections on Saturday, April 23 — more than 1,400 French citizens registered to vote on the FAIS campus!
Preschoolers enjoyed a two-month inquiry series into different jobs and responsibilities within a community – including staff and families at FAIS!
Earlier this month, we kicked off the first of a three-part Family Enrichment Series with award-winning author, Amy Lang!
Un, deux, trois… SLAM!!! Lower School students were treated to two days of on-campus slam poetry workshops with Slam Tribu — all the way from the French region of Champagne, and made possible by our partners at Made in France!
For the first time in three years, 5th graders were able to present their projects in-person – to staff and students during the day, and to families in the evening!
Eighth grade French track students in Angélique Cansse’s Individuals and Societies class concluded their unit on the American Revolution with a fun project to capture important events and documents that helped build the United States.
FAIS Web Radio was awarded 2nd place for school podcasts in this year’s international contest, Médiatiks!
Bravo and félicitations to our students, teachers, and special guests… and merci to contest organizers, CLEMI (Le Centre pour l’Education aux Médias et à l’Information), for this great honor.
Yesterday, we were thrilled to welcome acclaimed French author, Orianne Lallemand – known for her Petite taupe (Little Mole) series and Le Loup (The Wolf) – for a special live reading over Zoom for our prekindergarten-2nd grade classes!
First graders built a city during one of their latest units of inquiry. Focusing on tools to identify a place, they used a 2D blueprint to create 3D models!
Madame Reineck’s 2nd grade class put on a special performance for their families… with a little audience participation at the end
Earlier this month -- as a follow-up to our 3rd-5th Grade OBOB battles -- FAIS held our 5th annual battles for our 6th-8th graders! We had 16 students participating to form 4 teams, with each team reading 16 books and answering book-based trivia questions in an elimination style tournament.
One of this year’s units in the 6th grade curriculum (6th and 7th grade for MandarinTrack) explores the importance of languages in the world and the opportunities they give us. As an international school, FAIS provides students the opportunity to learn English, French, German, Mandarin, and Spanish – and gain a broader, global perspective through the lens of language.
Every year during spring, the French Ministry of Culture organizes Le Printemps des Poètes (Poets' Spring). The goal is to encourage students of all ages to discover a vast collection of poetic works, to awaken young readers' sensitivity, and to allow them to develop critical thinking skills.