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Alumni Profile: Alexa Brooks Major, FASRI 2013

Alexa graduated cum laude from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs with a global bachelor major in International Relations, a concentration in Contemporary Cultures & Societies, and a minor in Cross-Cultural Communication. Founder of, she focuses her efforts on creating a space for her audience to think reflectively, find comfort in vulnerability, and understand the strength in community. Alexa plans on building a scholarship foundation to ensure that all Black and Brown students are provided the opportunity to study abroad at least once during each of the three academic periods of life.

ALUMNI PROFILE: Stephanie DaCruz

Although Stephanie Da Cruz comes from an international, multilingual family, she didn't speak any French before starting at FASRI at the age of three. But she soon settled into school life and, over the course of eleven years, she formed lasting friendships and distinguishing herself as a visual artist and writer. "FASRI gave me an opportunity to experience and feel connected to a different part of the world through my bilingual upbringing," she says.

Cartooning for Peace / Dessins pour la paix

FASRI students participated in the "Cartooning for Peace"/ "Dessins pour la paix" zoom seminar organized by the AEFE for the network of French schools in North America. The seminar was held in French and gave an opportunity to 800 students from 4th to 8th grade across the network to discover the work of the  French Cartoonist Kak...

Bear Paw Measurements

This week, in La Découverte du Monde: Discovery of the World, Grande Section / Kindergarten students finished learning about bears and what they do to hibernate....

A quoi sert l'école? What is the purpose of school?

In November 2020, all elementary and middle school students in French schools around the world were invited to reflect on the purpose of school in light of freedom of speech and thought (A quoi sert l'école?) in an age appropriate language. At FASRI, French teachers engaged students in conversations centering around the relationship between freedom of self and respect toward the other and conversations were framed in relationship to the core values of the school.....

FASRI Virtual schoolwide Music Presentation

Check out the performances of the students of the French American School of Rhode Island (FASRI)! Physical distancing doesn’t mean musical distancing. The website below presents the fruits of each class' labor during the twelve weeks of Distance Learning at FASRI. A special thank you to Mr. Keohane, our music teacher, for this wonderful achievement.