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  Thursday, May 24, 2018

RawHide Ranch

By Francis Carlier

Every year, the 4th graders go to an overnight field trip. For the last five years, children have gone to Rawhide Ranch, in Bonsall.

This year, Cathleen Anderson and Sophie Nehoua’s students spent three days and two nights at the camp. Children have enjoyed taking care of the animals, learning more about horses, team building, climbing… and many more fun activities.

This experience will stay in their memory and will prepare them for more challenges and discoveries next year.

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  Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Art Fair

By Francis Carlier

The SDFAS Art Fair took place from June 14th-18th as a positive space to proudly display our finest art work. There were 73 entries in the Art Fair this year from students and teachers from pre K, elementary and middle school. A variety of materials were used by the artists including paint, paper, canvas, clay, recycled materials, wood, paper plates, pencils, clear tape, sunflower seeds, plaster, silk flowers, origami paper and even Shopkin toys! Excitement and joy buzzed around the auditorium-turned-museum as others viewed the work of our talented students and staff. Bravo SDFAS!

Emily Loomis

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  Tuesday, May 15, 2018

PK1 to 2nd grade

By Francis Carlier

At SDFAS, students can enjoy exchanges with other classes from other grades. These moments of sharing and collaboration favor the development of the oral skills of each one. Thus, the PK1 were able to visit the 2nd graders, to discover a world famous artist: Frida Kahlo.
The visit of the CE1 to the San Diego Museum was an opportunity for each child to better understand this artist. Now, the whole class is offering a guided tour of Frida Kahlo’s universe.
Spoken expression, art history, cooperation are at the heart of this exchange project that all students really enjoyed.

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  Monday, May 7, 2018

3rd Grade Forum

By Francis Carlier

At SDFAS, we strive to provide the best education to our students. Our students not only thrive academically, they are also mindful of the potential positive impact they have on our communities and world. During the forum, the 3rd grade students presented their hopes and dreams in both French and English. The students also beautifully song “Pourquoi Cest Beau” and “Rainbow Connection“.

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  Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Writing to France

By Francis Carlier

The class of CE1A is exchanging emails and pictures with a class of CE1- CE2 in Villefranche de Lonchat, Dordogne, France. They are very curious about the life of these students in a little school in France and wanted to know how different it is from our French American School. Example: Do they have a library in the classroom? Or do they use a behavior chart?
It is a fun and very constructive project, our student from Second grade realize how lucky they are to learn in two different languages.
– Murielle Brimaldi-Jensen –
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