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  Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Peter Pan by 5th Graders

By Francis Carlier

“Un grand Bravo!” to the 5th graders who presented their bilingual version of Peter Pan. There were three performances comprised of a great story line, costumes, make-up, music, songs and humor. The energy was felt from all 30 students that were on stage.
Congratulations to all of the students and a big thank you to all of the parents who helped the teachers, Angie Rosenkrans and Bertrand BagoDSC_8378 DSC_8383 DSC_8388 DSC_8392DSC_8379

  Saturday, May 21, 2016

Art Fair

By Isabelle Gilet

Congratulations to the young artists who participated to the Art Fair this week!

For those of you who could not visit, here is an overview of the exhibit and the pieces presented by the Elementary students and some PK or Kindergarten students. (click on the picture to enlarge)

  Wednesday, May 18, 2016

2nd Graders Presentations

By Francis Carlier

This is part of the Second grade presentation on various topics. The expose are done in French and English with both teachers in the class.
This week the audience in the classroom was captivated and has learned about different animal: the weasel, penguin, bats and raptors. In two weeks the presentation will be about a famous person.IMG_0724 IMG_0721IMG_0728 IMG_0732

  Sunday, May 15, 2016

A Memorable Kiwanis Junior Olympics for SDFAS

By Isabelle Gilet

Yesterday, over 40 SDFAS students competed in the Kiwanis Junior Olympics at Clairemont High School. The annual track & field event invites all La Jolla students, ages 5 – 12,  to enjoy a day of fun & competition. Students signed-up to test their skills in the 200m sprint, 100m sprint, 50m sprint, running broad jump, standing broad jump, obstacle course, and softball throw. SDFAS students raced, jumped and threw their way to gold, silver and bronze medals! Congratulations to all our young competitors!

Additionally, each year at the Junior Olympics, each school is invited to choose 4 girls and 4 boys to race in the 4 x 100m relay races. The relay consists of one 8 year old, one 9 year old, one 10 year old and one 11 year old. This year, for the first time, BOTH the girls and boys relay teams placed 3rd out of 8 schools, and they were all awarded the bronze medal. Congratulations to Marie Rebeiz, Elisabeth Madany , Ella Schuppek , and Tahlia Zadeyan for being the first girls relay team in school history to place in the top 3! And to Aidan Des Rosiers – Kutchuk, Titouan Ferton, Nicola Redon, and Paul Madany for representing the boys! Bravo to our relay teams!

At the end of the day, each school sends their fastest runner to compete in a 400 meter race for the title of “Fastest Boy” and “Fastest Girl” in La Jolla.

This year for the girls, 4th grader Tahlia Zadeyan represented SDFAS and finished as the 5th fastest girl in La Jolla, an amazing accomplishment for such a young athlete. Good job, Tahlia!

For the “Fastest Boy”, 5th grader John Guckian raced a strong and strategic race. His focus and determination, coupled with his raw talent was no match for any other boy in La Jolla. John had a fast start, held a competitive pace throughout the race, and out sprinted all other runners during the last 100 meters… Giving him the 2016 title of “Fastest Boy In La Jolla” and winning the gold medal!  “San Diego French-American School, John Guckian, Fastest Boy in La Jolla 2016″will be engraved on a historical trophy with all past winners. What an monumental feat!

  Monday, May 9, 2016

Bilingual Theater Play

By Francis Carlier

5th graders are working very hard in order to present their bilingual theater play: Peter Pan.They will present to all the students on Monday, May 16, Wednesday 18 and Friday 20 from 1:45 to 2:45.20160509_091043