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Citizen Scientists

I had the opportunity to observe some 20 emerging scientists in action when attending an eighth grade interdisciplinary project-based research class, co-taught by a science teacher and a mathematics teacher. The students displayed not only great focus, but exceptional excitement. > more

August 4, 2016 | Featured, Head of School, Project-based Learning

Le Français: Oui But Why?

French holds special promise because of its unique connection to “culture”, the intellectual and artistic expression of Francophone peoples around the globe, as well as values and principles which reflect the beauty of the human adventure as a whole. This fascinating subject is at the heart of an upcoming conference entitled "Le Français Oui But Why?" being organized at the LFNY on April 16. > more

March 19, 2016 | Bilingualism, Cultural Events, Featured, Head of School

PBL: It Takes a Community

Project-based learning (PBL) is a pedagogical approach in which students gain important knowledge and skills by addressing real-world issues through inquiry-based, technology-literate, team-oriented problem-solving and public reporting. The school dedicated its annual post-Thanksgiving professional development day to exploring PBL, a major priority in the LFNY's new strategic plan. > more

February 6, 2016 | Featured, Head of School, Project-based Learning

Gad Elmaleh: être d’ailleurs

Revered comedian and LFNY Gala 2016 honoree Gad Elmaleh came to the Lycée Français de New York during what will remain an unforgettable experience for our students, faculty, staff and parents. > more

January 30, 2016 | Arts, Featured, Head of School

Rêves d’ados

Sean Lynch revient sur la visite au LFNY du pédopsychiatre français Marcel Rufo, en décembre 2015. > more

January 23, 2016 | Cultural Events, Featured, Head of School, Social and Emotional Learning, Student Support

Upstanders Needed

When talking about ethics, especially the topics of how to live a virtuous life, how to build a just society and how to create a peaceful world, discussion can very quickly become complicated. Enter “what is the right thing to … > more

November 21, 2015 | Featured, Head of School

Oh, the Places They’ll Go*

In his weekly column, Sean Lynch is inspired by Mark Zuckerberg's speech in Mandarin at a Beijing University in China. You have to see it to believe it. > more

November 14, 2015 | Featured, Head of School, Linguistic Exchanges

The NYC Marathon

Life is most meaningful when we work as hard as we can to roll back the frontiers of possibility, for ourselves, and more important still, for others. > more

November 6, 2015 | Head of School

It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over*

In his weekly post, Head of School Sean Lynch talks about the crucial challenge of climate change and how LFNY students are addressing it. > more

October 31, 2015 | Featured, Head of School

Preparing for the Googleplex?

Sean Lynch recounts an exchange with a student about one of the most visionary firms of our era, one that enjoys a particularly exciting reputation among our youngest generations: Google. > more

October 24, 2015 | Featured, Head of School


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