Music Lesson Painting by Charles West Cope; Music Lesson Art Print for sale

Ten Thousand Hours for a Lifetime of Joy?

The most accomplished people in life are not necessarily the most innately gifted, but more often those who work harder than everyone else. There may be nothing more valuable in life than teaching our young people grit, determination and effort. > more

November 22, 2014 | Co-Curricular Activities, Head of School

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“Le moi et la tribu”

Professional photographer Martine Fougeron worked with the 8th graders on the selfies, that are self-portrait photographs typically taken with a hand-held digital camera or phone. The artist built on this widely spread practice among teenagers to take the time to think about the photos and what they mean. > more

November 21, 2014 | Artist in Residence, Cultural Events

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Week in Pictures: November 17-21

Alors que le froid s'installe sur New York, restez bien au chaud et consultez nos photos de la semaine. > more

November 21, 2014 | Week in Pictures

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The Math Hatter Chronicle

Pythagoras was the Tom Thumb of Ancient Greece. Wherever he was going, the mathematician was carrying pebbles in his pockets, small stones. The reason is that Pythagoras liked to do calculations, a word that comes from the Latin calculus and … > more

November 18, 2014 | Secondary

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Selfies d’artistes en herbe

“Selfie” is a word from the 21st century which leaves few people indifferent. For some, including a few of the sharpest social commentators on either side of the Atlantic, it encapsulates what they consider to be the particular individualism, not to … > more

November 15, 2014 | Artist in Residence, Cultural Events, Head of School, Secondary

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La classification des animaux, grandeur nature !

Deux professeurs de biologie ont organisé une visite scolaire du zoo du Bronx, le plus important du genre en Amérique du Nord avec quelque 6000 animaux, avec leurs élèves de 6e. Récit. > more

November 12, 2014 | Secondary

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Week in Pictures November 10 – 14

See the photos of the week! > more

November 11, 2014 | Week in Pictures

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The Play Must Go On

Everyone, young and old alike, should always approach what they are doing with a sense of fun. Why? Because in adopting a playful outlook, we are more likely actually to have fun, which is an important source of happiness, but, even more significant, we are more likely to sharpen our creativity. > more

November 8, 2014 | Head of School, Innovative Teaching

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Julia Livi: when design meets culture

Julia Livi graduated from the Lycée in 2002. She became an art teacher for populations in need. From this rewarding experience, Livi has created her own line of bilingual/bicultural books. > more

November 6, 2014 | Alumni

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Un élève du LFNY sélectionné pour la TED Youth Conference

Inauguré l'année dernière, le club périscolaire TED-Ed donne déjà des résultats prometteurs. L'un des participants sera sur la scène du Brooklyn Museum le 15 novembre prochain pour donner un TED talk comme les pros! > more

November 5, 2014 | Co-Curricular Activities, Innovative Teaching