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  Friday, March 24, 2017

International Day – La Journée Internationale – March 23rd, 2016

By Christian Jarlov

On March 23, many students participated in the presentation during the International Day. They dressed up in their national costume or presented a famous character or legendary figure from their country.

The guest country this year was India, and students learned about this country at the morning Forum and discovered traditional Indian dance and music in the afternoon.

Enjoy some pictures of the event!

  Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Missions Project in 4th Grade

By Francis Carlier

Fourth Grade students at SDFAS have worked very hard over the past few weeks to research, write a report, and complete a model of one California Mission of their choice. The students presented their reports and creative models orally in front of the class to share what they had learned. The missions were on display in the fourth grade classrooms for other students to view and ask questions to gain a better understanding of Spanish influence on California’s history.

Cathleen Anderson






5th graders visiting the class


3rd graders visiting the class.







AEFE Eldorado Project is coming along nicely

By Francis Carlier

Students of 3rd grade and 7th grade are involved in the 2nd international contest of collaborative writing organized by the International Federation of French Teachers and the Florilège International des Ecrivains en Herbe Francophones. The theme of this year is “Eldorado…”. This trans-diciplinary project blends several disciplines such as history, geography or writing, but also develops the aptitude of students to work collaboratively.

Marion Addo, Alexandre Franquet

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  Thursday, March 9, 2017

La Jolla PlayHouse

By Francis Carlier

On Wednesday, March 1st, students from 3rd to 6th grade have enjoyed a play from La JollaPlayhouse. At the end of the play, students were able to ask questions to the actors.


  Friday, March 3, 2017

5th grade Advanced Spanish Class

By Francis Carlier

Teresa Sekiguchi and Yuriko Patino have invited the parents of the students taking this Advanced Spanish class to an open class.  They shared a few stories and learning they have had.


  Thursday, February 9, 2017

4th Grade Forum

By Francis Carlier

The 4th graders have been working very seriously for their Forum’s presentation. With David accompanying on piano and Claire Selva on the flute, the students interpreted the song from the movie “Les Choristes”. Together pairs of students represented from each class then presented a Haiku about improving their classroom environment.

  Friday, February 3, 2017

Technology and Science in 4th grade

By Francis Carlier

Fourth graders are learning about mineral identification in science. They were able to use a QR code reader app to look up crucial information to classify and learn more about a variety of mineral properties.

Cathleen Anderson

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  Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Field Trip to Old Town

By Francis Carlier

Last Tuesday, 3rd graders B went to a field trip with Middle School students. Everybody visited Old Town and participated to different activities.

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  Thursday, January 26, 2017

2nd grade Forum: Conjugation !

By Francis Carlier

Murielle’s class have prepared a play for their Forum. A good way to work on Conjugation !

  Thursday, January 12, 2017

Science Lab for the 4th Graders

By Francis Carlier

The fourth grade students had the special opportunity to use the middle school science lab to work on an Erosion Experiment. We experienced what happens to the surface of land as water erodes it away. Perfect timing with the rainfall San Diego is experiencing right now.

Cathleen Anderson


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