In one of our units in 8th grade art and music, we created songs and self portraits. In art, we used the tools learned over three plus years of art class to create a portrait in the medium of our choice.
French Immersion in Lower School
Starting at 2½ years old
Founded in 1979
most established language immersion school in Portland
5 language tracks in middle school
English, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
for our students to learn on, explore, and so much more!
"This school is amazing; teachers are all native speakers, academic rigor is the norm, and it is a truly mind-expanding experience for children."
"Both my kids graduated from FAIS… They both have told me it was the best thing I could have done for them. Extremely well prepared for high school."FAIS Parent
"I truly feel that the educational experience I received at FAIS has had a greater impact on my future than my high school and college experiences combined. Merci beaucoup, FAIS"FAIS Alumnus
“FAIS has a strong IB program that teaches children from preschool on about the greater world around them.” FAIS Parent
"Great engaged school. I went here, and they really care about all the students. They encourage engaged learning and multilingual learners."Dominic H., FAIS Alumnus
Both boys and girls basketball teams have secured victories in their semi-final games, and will advance to the championship game on Tuesday, February 26 at Forest Hills Lutheran at 5 PM (girls) and 6:30 PM (boys).
Seventh grade English Language Arts students put their best public speaking, persuasion, close reading, and organizational skills to the test last week, as four parent attorneys presided over the mock trial of "State v. Dousa."
Five of our Gilkey International Middle School teachers traveled to San Francisco last weekend to a Learning & the Brain conference.