FASNY Signatures

The Arts

Visual Arts are part of the students' mandatory curriculum from Preschool to 9th grade. In Preschool, the Visual Arts are an opportunity to work on pre-writing skills such as drawing a variety of lines, cutting, and learning about colors and shapes. As they move up through Lower School, students work in the art studios on campus exploring styles of art, famous international artists, and explore projects to develop their creativity and artistic skills. 

At the Middle School, students continue to learn and refine their artistic abilities through a variety of mediums, as well as cross-curricular projects. Students can also explore their love of art further through lunchtime and afterschool clubs. 

Starting in 10th Grade, it is offered as an elective. IB students in grades 11 & 12 also have the opportunity to study Visual Arts as part of their IBDP courseload. At the highest level, students in the High School are able to focus on a particular medium and showcase their work throughout the year.  
Extension programs and clubs also offer opportunities for students to further develop their skills and creativity.

Our students exhibit in public galleries and win awards each year.

Performing Arts

  • Nursery-Kindergarten: Music is incorporated in-class activities, and music, dance, poetry, and theater presentations are organized each year.
  • Grades 1-5: Students attend weekly music classes and have the opportunity to join the very popular Lower School Chorus. Students in grades 4 and 5 can also participate in the Lower School Musical.
  • Grades 6-8: As part of the Middle School curriculum, students participate in music and theater classes. Middle School students may also choose to participate in an additional theater elective. A Middle School Drama production is also performed each Spring, students can participate on stage or back of house. 
  • Grades 9-12: As part of the 9th grade curriculum, students participate in music and theater classes. 9th and 10th grade students may also choose theater as an elective. Any High School Student can participate in the High School Musical performed each year. 
The music curriculum is showcased at concerts for the FASNY community during the school year. In addition to these concerts, talent shows give students another opportunity to improve, share, and showcase their skills.

Opportunities abound for students to join:
  • Musical Productions 
  • Musical clubs such as Rock Band
  • Theater productions in French and English
  • FASNY Chorus