Last week, Middle School students commemorated the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall by taking part in a powerful activity of reflection in the Student HUB. The Gilkey News also featured the following student article, which we’d like to share with all of you.
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
Last Friday, Middle School students joined the global Climate Strike to advocate for change in advance of the UN's climate summit on Monday.
We love our new Middle School building, but surprise sunshine = 7th grade science in the amphitheater!
Sixth graders in Lauren Sinclair's digital design class learned about topography and the history of mapmaking by experimenting with Play-Doh.