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2017 September

Classroom Lesson: Acrostiches

09 / 26 / 2017

On Monday I asked my eighth graders to create an “acrostiche” (“acrostic” in English), i.e., a poem in which the first letters of each of the...

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The Relationship Between Literature and Cinema

09 / 25 / 2017
Posted by Alexandre Balet

What do Jean-Luc Godard, Georges Duhamel, Stephen King, Mickael Punk, Costa Gavras, and François Truffaut have in common? They all took part in...

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2017 Yearbook Staff Attends Workshop

09 / 21 / 2017
Posted by Christina Wong

The first-ever FASPS Yearbook Staff attended the annual Jostens Fall Yearbook Workshop held at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma on Monday,...

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The Benefits of a Bilingual Education

09 / 21 / 2017
Posted by Kyle Lewis
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The View From High Above FASPS

09 / 21 / 2017
Posted by Kyle Lewis

Our own seventh grader Alvar Jolin-Lombardini brought his drone to campus mid-September 2017 and took these amazing shots and videos (three at...

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Advanced French Course Kicks Off

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Alexandre Balet

Our first Advanced French for Alumni class kicked off Saturday morning, September 16, 2017, at FASPS. Fourteen nineth, tenth, and eleventh grade...

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3D Graffiti Nametags

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Lauralynn Sweet

This is a lesson I taught where the CE2 created 3D graffiti nametags. This can be found outside our CEA classroom. — Lauralynn Sweet, Teacher

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A Note From the Head of School

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Eric Thuau

Dear FASPS Parents, Faculty, Staff, and Board Members,

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Random Acts of Kindness

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Stacy Chandler

At lunch today, a few eighth graders decided to help out each other understand what was taught in math.

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Seventh Grade Retreat at 21 Acres

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Clay Blankenship

Seventh grade started the year with a retreat to 21 Acres in Woodinville. A focus on relationships between students, ecosystems within an...

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Building for a Collaborative Future With Minecraft

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Deirdre Quarnstrom

The French American School of Puget Sound (FASPS) is using Minecraft as part of their social studies curriculum. Students, faculty, and parents are...

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Vous ressemblez à Stromaë

09 / 17 / 2017

Une élève de sixième vient me voir à la fin du cours et me dit, un peu genee : "Monsieur, j'ai quelque chose à vous me dire, mais c'est bizarre....

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Two Days of Bonding at Camp Burton

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Christina Wong

The Grade 8 / Quatrième students, along with their advisors (Mr. Coley, Mr. Lefebvre, Ms. Wong) and Brittany Borgeson, school counselor, ventured...

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The Bundle of Sticks

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Morgan Lindberg

To start off the year in second grade, I like to tell “The Bundle of Sticks” story to emphasize the importance of working together as a learning...

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Inside-Outside Circle

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Julie Archer

We had a GREAT first day in Grade 5! On the English Curriculum side of things, we played Math Bingo (“Find someone who can complete the pattern 3,...

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Sixth Grade: The First Day of School

09 / 17 / 2017
Posted by Hannah Duff

A few photos from the first day of school! Sixth graders writing in their Humanities journals; my sixth grade advisory group with their new...

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Une Idée Folle

09 / 07 / 2017
Posted by Alexandre Balet

Pour information, le site du journal Le Monde met en ligne jusqu'au 10 septembre minuit (heure de Paris) l'excellent documentaire "Une idée folle"...

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New Beginnings

09 / 07 / 2017
Posted by Charles Sisson

I'm very excited to be working from a new methodology of self-paced learning this year! Stay tuned for successes and challenges told honestly as I...

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U.S. DOT Audit

09 / 06 / 2017
Posted by Chad Tuttle

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration paid FASPS a visit on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, to audit our...

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Check out the New Exhibit at the Globe!

09 / 06 / 2017
Posted by Kyle Lewis

You try to get a little peace and quiet to get some work done by closing the door to your office, and this is what happens! My coworkers at the...

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Bonne Rentrée!

09 / 06 / 2017
Posted by Eric Thuau

It was great this morning to greet new students and welcome back returning students and families. We all enjoyed hearing a lot of stories today and...

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