Author Archives: vkurzweil

About vkurzweil

Vivianne Kurzweil | Vivianne Kurzweil is a LFNY alumna who returned to the Lycée in 1990. Starting in the Math department, she was inspired to create the school's Service Program following the events of 9/11. Through advocacy, volunteerism and international networks, LFNY students have been making a difference not only in New York City but around the globe.

Haïti: Contribuer au plus grand bien

In October, Lycée staff visited LJBPS for the eighth time, with many “firsts,” both in terms of content and travelers.The Lycée team was composed of 5 people, three of whom were discovering Haiti and the LJBPS for the first time. … > more

November 10, 2017 | Community, Featured, Secondary, Service Learning

LFNY Builds Thriving Partnership with School in Haiti

Since the Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable (LJBPS) in St. Marc, Haiti opened its doors in 2011, the Lycée Français de New York has been sending delegations of teachers and staff to assist and support its faculty as the school … > more

February 6, 2015 | Community, Featured, Service Learning

One Year Later – Preschool Hit During Hurricane Sandy Returns Home

During the winter 2012, the Lycée Français partnered with a preschool affected by Hurricane Sandy. Located in the Rockaways, Little Tots Red Wagon had to relocate in an emergency so it could keep working. After more than a year, things look much different. > more

February 19, 2014 | Community, Featured, Project-based Learning, Secondary, Service Learning

Learning with an impact

In a seventh-grade class, LFNY students tapped history and geography, computer science, and math to understand the impact of our community donations to New York Common Pantry. > more

January 3, 2014 | Featured, Project-based Learning, Service Learning

A rewarding trip to Haiti

Five teachers from the LFNY traveled to Haiti to further the cooperation with our partner school Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable. They accomplished several goals while there. > more

May 14, 2013 | Featured, Service Learning

Record set for the 2012 AIDS Walk

On May 20, 2012 a sea of people converged on Central Park for the annual AIDS Walk. Among the 45,000 participants were 165 students from the Lycée as well as tens of faculty, staff and parents. Margaux Carré was one … > more

August 1, 2012 | Community, Secondary, Service Learning