News

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.

Reading Rally

Students in all three kindergarten classes recently read books in French and in English, allowing them to make connections between the literature of both languages.

From the Sports Desk...

Swimming, skiing, and basketball: highlights of the winter season to date, plus a preview of spring athletics.

An Electrifying Evening

On January 14, fifth graders and their parents spent the evening at the Manor campus exploring the concept of electromagnetism at the annual "J'aime les STEM" Night.

Keeping It Simple

In science, third graders recently studied simple machines. As the culminating activity for this unit, each student constructed a model of a labor-saving device featuring two or more simple machines.

Cinema Club Presents Its Latest Video

For their first production of the 2018-2019 school year, students in the high school's Cinema Club focused a lens on the recent service-learning trip to the Dominican Republic.

Happy Coding!
It's Computer Science Education Week. To mark the occasion, students in kindergarten through grade 9 participated in an Hour of Code and other coding activities. 
Thanksgiving à la FASNY

FASNY observed the quintessential American holiday with two time-honored traditions: the PTA-sponsored meal for the school community and the annual luncheon for the underserved in our region, now in its 10th year.

Seventh Grader Advances in Peace Poster Contest

A drawing by Keara Leaity '24 has been selected by the Larchmont Mamaroneck Lions Club to advance to the next level of the 2018-2019 Lions International Peace Poster Competition.

High School Hosts Career Day
On November 7, FASNY welcomed professionals from various walks of life to the Harbor campus for Career Day.
Simply Spook-tacular
Last week, students in nursery through grade 5 got a jump-start on celebrating Halloween. 
Nevelson-Inspired Creations

For their first art project of the school year, fourth graders learned about Louise Nevelson's monumental monochromatic sculptures and then created their own Nevelson-inspired works. 

Students' Culinary Creations Pass the Taste Test

After learning about the sense of taste and introducing their taste buds to different flavors, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students eagerly sampled the food and drinks they made during la Semaine du Goût, or the Week of Taste.

Their Favorite Spanish Word

October 12 is Día de la Hispanidad, a national holiday in Spain. Eighth graders in Ms. Benítez Pérez's Spanish classes marked the occasion by writing their favorite Spanish word. 

That's the Spirit!

Shark pride was on display during Spirit Week, which culminated on Blue and White Day with a pep rally to cheer on the athletic teams competing on Homecoming weekend.

Taking It Outside
Nature served as the seventh graders' main classroom this week, as students spent four days on the shores of Lake George.
Join the Club

From astrophysics to yearbook, middle and high school students have begun participating in extracurricular clubs.

PTA Hosts Informational Forum
Earlier this week, FASNY's parent-teacher association hosted the Informational Forum, whose aim is to help parents learn more about school programs, events, and activities.
Go, Sharks!

With a record number of students playing a fall sport, FASNY looks forward to an exciting season.

A New School Year Begins

On September 4, FASNY welcomed new and returning students for the first day of classes of the 2018-2019 academic year.

Congratulations, Class of 2018!

The 49 students who made up this year's senior class graduated from FASNY on June 12. We wish them the very best in college and beyond, confident that they will make a positive difference in the world.

Read All About It

Middle school students received, with great enthusiasm, a collection of recently published books donated to the school by alumna Jessica Anderson '11, an editor at Macmillan Publishers.

Kermesse Turns 25
Families celebrated the end of the school year at the 25th annual Spring Fair.
Celebrating Aileen
Last week, parents, faculty, and staff gathered to wish a fond farewell to Aileen Jabart, assistant head of the Lower School, who will retire from FASNY later this month after 32 years of service to the school.