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French-American School of New York Excels with 2020 Results

After a particularly challenging end to their senior year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the French-American School of New York (FASNY) Class of 2020 stood up to adversity and excelled with their baccalaureate results. 

FASNY Named in Top 10 International Schools in New York City

The deciding factor in choosing an international school in New York rather than a private school is often the curriculum. The majority of NYC's international schools teach the International Baccalaureate, which is taught across the globe. Private schools teach the American curriculum, which is also popular around the world, but not nearly as widespread.

Punk-Rock Shakespeare

This year's production of the FASNY English-Speaking Theater (FEST) was an adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, set in the 1980s.

Sparking Creativity

Joy and excitement were palpable in Madame Pépin's third-grade classroom when FASNY fourth grader—and young author—Abby-Gaëlle Roux came to share the two novels she has written as well as the ideas that inspired them.

Avenues of Escape

For students in teacher Anne Charton's classes, Latin was all fun and games recently as they solved educational puzzles to help Orpheus rescue Eurydice from the underworld.

Tantalizing Tessellations

These tiles consisting of repeating patterns and interlocking designs are the handiwork of our eighth graders.

Read On

Beginning in January, kindergartners read a number of books in English and in French that formed the basis of the games and activities they enjoyed last week at the Reading Rally.

FASNY Heart Australia

Students in French teacher Vincent Combe's ninth-grade class have been reading and discussing texts concerning ecological issues, including the bush fires that have been ravaging Australia since last year.

Young Artists on the Rise

The annual Mamaroneck Artists Guild student exhibition recognizes exceptional work created by students at FASNY, Mamaroneck High School, Maria Regina High School, and New Rochelle High School.

Italy, by Way of Philly

From January 30 to February 2, high school students participated in the University of Pennsylvania's Ivy League Model United Nations Conference, in Philadelphia, where FASNY represented Italy.

In the Swim

The middle and high school swim teams are midway through their debut competitive season and have enjoyed much success to date. Currently, the high school team is in second place in the ISAL standings. 

Rookie Robotics Teams Attend Their First Tournament

Last weekend, robotics teams from the middle and lower schools, both of which were launched earlier this school year, participated in separate tournaments organized by the FIRST LEGO League.

FASNY Teacher Nominated for Prestigious Theater Award

Middle and high school English teacher Candace Owen-Williams has been nominated by Sacha Sergent '20 for this year's Excellence in Theatre Education Award, presented by the Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University. 

Fresh Paint

Sixth through eighth graders in the middle school art club came to school on a Saturday in December to start painting the mural that will eventually cover the entire span of a 24-foot-long wall near the Village campus library.

Yes, We Code

In conjunction with Computer Science Education Week (December 9-15), students in kindergarten through grade 10 took part in the Hour of Code.

Around the World in 80 Bites

Parents, faculty, and staff got to sample cuisine from across the globe—one delectable morsel at a time—at International Night.

Illustrating Peace

Seventh graders once again participated in the annual peace poster competition organized by Lions Clubs International.

Cross-Country Ends Season in #2 Spot

Both the girls and boys varsity cross-country teams finished second in the team rankings at the recent Independent Schools Athletic League (ISAL) championship.

A Boo-tiful Sight

Preschool and lower school students ushered in the spooky season with Halloween parades. Superheroes and storybook characters ruled the processions, as did princesses, ghosts, and witches.

Shark Attack

Congratulations to the varsity soccer teams on their Homecoming wins. The girls emerged victorious over Greenwich Academy, 1-0, while the boys defeated Stepinac 6-0. Way to go, FASNY!

All in Good Taste

La Semaine du Goût, or the Week of Taste, is a nationwide culinary festival held in France to heighten food awareness, promote healthy eating, and encourage the discovery of new flavors and taste sensations. Our preschool students join in the celebration by participating in various activities revolving around the sense of taste.

Falling for Art

Third graders are pleased to present their first art project of the school year: autumnal scenes that highlight what they have learned about line, the use of warm versus cool colors, and brush techniques.

Field Trip to the Firehouse

Yesterday, nursery students met members of the Larchmont Fire Department at their station house, located across the street from FASNY's Manor campus.

Boys Soccer Remains Undefeated

Fresh off their recent 2-0 victory against the Lycée Français de New York (LFNY), the boys varsity soccer team is unvanquished after five games.

Class Bonding

Shortly after the school year began, 11th graders took part in a two-day team-building outing in Connecticut. Their first stop was New Haven.

Coffee, Croissants, and Community

This week, the PTA held its annual back-to-school information forum for parents of students in nursery through grade 12.

Off to a Good Start

The 2019-2020 school year got under way on Tuesday. Classrooms, cafeterias, and corridors at all three FASNY campuses—Manor, Village, and Harbor—were humming with activity as teachers welcomed new and returning students.

Alumni Innovators Win Entrepreneurial Award

Clément Mihailescu and Antoine Pourchet, both of whom graduated from FASNY in 2012, are the second-prize winners of this year's French-American Entrepreneurship Award (FAEA) competition.

Sharky Sports a Sharp New Look

Sophomore Emilie Pellaud is the winner of a logo design competition to select the next version of FASNY's beloved mascot.

Spring Sports Round-Up

As the final athletics season of the school year comes to a close, highlights include a championship win in girls varsity tennis, among others.

They're Digging It

Preschoolers were delighted to have the opportunity to plant a vegetable garden.

Small but Mighty

The wise Yoda once said, "Size matters not." On May 3, at the second annual FIFA Night hosted by the high school's student government, this adage proved true on the digital soccer field.

Alumnus Named Columbia Valedictorian

Congratulations to FASNY graduate Alexandre Lamy '15, Columbia Engineering's 2019 valedictorian, the highest academic honor bestowed by the school.

Color Me Beautiful

This week, senior Sabrina Sherman put the final touches on the playful pattern that now adorns the walls of the south stairwell in the high school building.

A Literary Spring

April was National Poetry Month, and fifth graders in the "B" class engaged in literary pursuits in both French and English.

Lower School Holds Its First-Ever Science Fair

The projects presented covered a range of topics, including Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids, the science behind earthquakes, and how to minimize the impact of tsunamis.

TLC for the Planet
Students on all three campuses marked Earth Week 2019 with a variety of events and activities.
Day at the Museum

High school art teacher Alison McNulty accompanied students recently on two separate field trips to museums in Manhattan.

Discovering Bolivia

After learning about the geography, wildlife, and cultural traditions of the South American nation, pre-kindergarteners presented their impressions in a video.

Powered by Bubble Gum

Students in the Art Option 7 class designed environmentally friendly cars out of recycled materials.

Destination: The Emerald City

Everyone is over the rainbow with last weekend's two enchanting performances of The Wonderful Land of Oz.

Setting It in Motion

In an interdisciplinary project involving biology/Earth science and French, 11S students created stop-motion videos to explain scientific concepts.

Hoops Highlights

It was an active basketball season, with a record number of home games for all of FASNY's teams.

A Model Assignment

Art Option 9 students built mini-dioramas using a variety of materials.

Nanas, Serpents, and More

The colorful, whimsical works of Niki de Saint-Phalle served as inspiration for those created by K-8 students for the 2019 "Famous Artist" exhibition.

What's Cooking?

Last week, fourth graders participated in "Colonial Kitchen," a two-day workshop in which they engaged in activities such as grinding corn and making butter.