Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Il n’est jamais trop tard pour participer!”

The Lycée Français de New York (LFNY) will hold its annual Gala on Saturday, March 16, 2013 on the theme #LFNY – Advancing Minds into a Digital Future. Acclaimed American journalist and francophile Charlie Rose will be the guest of … > more

January 31, 2013 | Alumni, Community, Featured, Fundraising

Meet Kate Lydon, ballet dancer and artist in residence at the Lycée

Ballet dancer Kate Lydon of the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) will be the second artist-in-residence at the Lycee for the school year 2012-2013. She will spend from February 4 to February 8, 2013 with the entire fifth grade in coordination … > more

January 30, 2013 | Artist in Residence, Cultural Events, Featured

The Joy of Service

Two 10th graders read Dr. Seuss to the children of Little Tots Red Wagon preschool in Jamaica Bay. What's the origin of this project? Our class of 10th-grade students chose tree planting as their annual group community service project, but the plan was swept > more

January 25, 2013 | Featured, Secondary, Service Learning

The Week in Pictures

What happened this week at the Lycée? The POP challenge was launched; some lucky science students learned how to make bread with the best bakers; talented swimmers won their meet; and a director coached students for the upcoming French Theater Festival. Enjoy watching the last two weeks in pictures! > more

January 24, 2013 | Alumni, Athletics, Community, Cultural Events, Featured, Primary, Secondary

“Il y a de vrais graines de talents ici”

Les 1er et 2 février 2013, le Lycée est le lieu de la 14ème édition du Festival Première Scène. Rencontre avec le metteur en scène venu coacher les élèves et leurs professeurs du Lycée Français en préparation à cet évènement important. > more

January 24, 2013 | Arts, Cultural Events, Featured, Secondary

Roundtable: Why We Should Develop our Creative Minds

The Lycée is hosting a roundtable on Thursday, January 31st entitled « Why We Should Develop our Creative Minds?». After exploring the future of the press with Arthur Sulzberger, this next Global Citizenship Conference focuses on creativity for all ages. > more

January 24, 2013 | Cultural Events, Featured, Head of School

Opera in Chinese and Western Cultural History

The history-geography curriculum and Mandarin option at the lycée suggest exciting new possibilities for crossing disciplinary boundaries. > more

January 22, 2013 | Featured, Linguistic Exchanges, Secondary

The Case for Optimism

Dans les journaux, les nouvelles sont la plupart du temps moroses. Mais Sean Lynch nous donne ses raisons de faire preuve d'optimisme et de conserver une attitude positive entre les murs du Lycée Français! > more

January 18, 2013 | Featured, Head of School

Des activités en cascade à Frost Valley 2013!

Lisez le compte-rendu d'une des accompagnatrices à Frost Valley, le voyage annuel des CM2 à Hunter Mountain. Le ski, le tubing et la randonnée en raquettes ne sont que quelques unes des activités au programme... > more

January 18, 2013 | Co-Curricular Activities, Primary

The Bard et Nous

24 LFNY students fiercely competed in the Annual Shakespeare Competition on Tuesday, January 15. Only four contestants received awards and the winner gets to participate in the city-wide semi-finals, and possibly state and national finals. Who won? Read on... > more

January 18, 2013 | Arts, Cultural Events, Featured, Secondary