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  Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Joshua Tree – Day 1

By Bénédicte Brouder

Charades of desert animals and group contracts


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Cross Country @ Rancho Bernardo Park

By Bénédicte Brouder

Another successful participation of SDFAS’s CC team @ Rancho Bernardo Park! Girl’s team 2nd, Boy’s 3rd.

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6th grade overnight trip – Joshua Tree – Day 1

By Bénédicte Brouder

All groups setting up their tents

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  Monday, October 15, 2018

8th grade Ziplines Project

By Bénédicte Brouder


Measuring to find ground distance to calculate length of ziplines

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  Saturday, October 13, 2018

Digital Citizenship Workshops

By Bénédicte Brouder

Digital citizenship is a key component of the Advisory Program in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Each grade will benefit this school year from several workshops led by our STEAM coordinator, Mr. Tregouet. On top of that, on October 11, all middle school students rotated through 4 workshops, which had defined topics and objectives:

  • How do you protect your device from Spam attacks? What are Spams? What is phishing?
  • How do you protect your personal data on the Internet, especially when asked to fill in a form?
  • How do your protect your device from viruses?
  • What are the essential shortcuts on your keyboard to write the French accents, parentheses, and special symbols?

Also, students started to reflect on their personal habits in using social media and the Internet. The data collected is a meaningful starting point to further digital citizenship awareness and education.

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  Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Cross Country – La Jolla Shores

By Bénédicte Brouder

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CC Meet @ La Jolla Shores

Girls Team 1st, Boys 3rd. Julie bronze (5th & 6th), Emeraude bronze & Emi silver (7th & 8th)

Go Stingrays!

  Tuesday, October 9, 2018

How to learn science with comics: French science class in 6th grade

By Bénédicte Brouder


The 6th grade students have put their knowledge and drawing skills to good use by creating comic books telling the story of several famous scientists and the discoveries they made, which changed our understanding of the universe. When learning is fun, memorization gets easier!


  Friday, October 5, 2018

Blankids- Children help Children Int’l

By Bénédicte Brouder

We made 43 colorful blankets today, all together in the auditorium!

These blankets will be delivered by the charity “Children Help Children Int’l ” at the end of October to children of two orphanages in Haiti.

Thank you to all students and teachers for their effort and energy!