For 5 years, the French American School of Rhode Island (FASRI) has run a unique and successful program in the educational landscape in Rhode Island. We are proud to serve the community with a window of opportunity that gives children the gift of becoming French American Citizens of the World.
The first and second grade students studied the cycle of water and energy in science class. They learned that running water has kinetic energy because it is moving. For an experiment they built a water wheel using recycled objects and learn how to harness that energy to make the wheel spin, then they learned how this could be a useful source of renewable energy.
The ability to think in another language, beyond mere translation, provides a subtle understanding of the ideas through the lenses of cultural perspectives that enrich the thought process. Thoughts undergo changes from language to language and from country to country, and an international education not only allows students to perceive the world from multiple...
As part of an interdisciplinary unit articulated between Social Science and Language Arts, the 5th graders went to the RISD museum...
Small movie from Mission Laique Francaise about growing up in a multi-languale school
The Marché de Noël is a long-standing tradition at the French American School (FASRI), and over the years, parents have come together to provide the wider community with a fun family event which aligns with the mission of the school . We partner with the Providence Flea which brings a great variety of local artisans and makers to the outdoor market.
There has always been something good about the Thanksgiving holiday: sharing food, giving thanks, spending time with family and friends. This year, Middle School students organized a small food drive to donate baskets to local families for the holiday.
First and second grade students read "Have you filled a bucket today?", story by Carol McCloud and Caryn Butzke. Everyone is being born with an invisible bucket.
Our Sixth grade students learned about how we know about the cultures of the past...
On the continuity of our Providence Geography/Arts/Architecture, the third and fourth grade classes walked to downtown Providence, using once more the Pedestrian Bridge, to try to see the artist Shepard Fairey, who is currently painting his 100th Mural.