ECHO 40 – News

— September 9, 2021 —

Group Effort

Here are a few photographs from this week of third-grade doing maths and art activities by group!

Spanish Programs Now Available

Spanish programs by grade are now available on our new Spanish webpage. Look out for more updates to this page in the coming weeks!

Spanish at SDFAS — Click here.

La Lotería

What better way for 6th-grade to put their Spanish number skills to the test than by playing a game of La Lotería with numbers!

Quick Note 1

Please note that the pick-up for Extended Care and Study Hall is at the PRE-K gate.

Quick Note 2

We noticed that a lot of families have not updated their addresses in FACTS. Please update addresses, emails, and/or telephone numbers in FACTS when you get a moment.

Which Color Is The Shoe?

It must be red as Spanish learning revs up at SDFAS!

Library Update – NEW!

It’s time to subscribe! Here are two ways to enrich your children’s French book collection at home:

A selection of eight books, carefully selected for their high-quality content, that your child will receive at school from November to June. 

To view the different catalogs, click here. Please then click “USA/Canada” and the age-appropriate brochure. 

To subscribe, click here. Please print, date and sign the “bulletin” you will be issued once you pay online and return it to your child’s teacher. 

For questions, please contact your librarian, Anne Ricart (


BAYARD – MILAN: French Magazines 

We are pleased to give you the opportunity to subscribe to Bayard and Milan youth magazines. With these magazines, you have access to good quality publications for your students that they will receive in the comfort of their own home.

Bayard-Milan have been leaders in children’s publications for many years and are used in French schools all over the world, as well as sold for fun in magazine stands in France.

I can assist you directly in selecting the magazines that are best adapted to your children’s interests and give you access to discounted prices as you can see on the form attached to this message. The form has links that you can click on to allow you to leaf through most of the magazines.

The link to their catalog is available by clicking here.

If you have any questions, please contact me via email:
Anne Ricart

And Finally …

  • Science lab pics: 8th Grade students collaborate in groups during US Science class with Ms. Mobley
  • Pics of pointing at art on the wall: Ms. Mitchell and her 8th Grade English students admire their renditions of book cover art from their recent readings
  • Pic of QR code paper: Ms. Fischer’s 7th Grade Social Studies class went on a research hunt with their Chromebooks
  • Pic of math circle: Ms. Vo’s 6th Grade US Math class gets warmed up in a circle for their lesson

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