PBL: l’Espagne vous est contée

Students then had to create, edit video advertisements for those products, either inventing or picking one that already exists. the idea was really for them to identify the characteristics and specificities -geographical, natural and cultural- of the regions they were … > more

January 19, 2018 | Digital Learning, Featured, Project-based Learning, Secondary

A Life of Purpose

On Wednesday, November 15, law professor (University of San Francisco School of Law) and social entrepreneur Tom Nazario (Watch his bio.) visited the Lycée français to speak to our students and the wider community. He shared the inspirational work he … > more

December 1, 2017 | Featured, Panels, Project-based Learning, Secondary

Entretien avec Dany Laferrière

A l'occasion de la visite de l'écrivain Dany Laferrière, les classes de 1ère ont eu la chance de lui poser dans l'auditorium maintes questions sur sa vie en tant qu'écrivain, mais également en tant que personne. > more

November 17, 2017 | Cultural Events, Featured, Secondary

De la moyenne avant toute chose

In fact, at every “Conseil de classe”, we observe the symbolic and at times distressing significance that la moyenne has gained over time. Who hasn’t ever heard a student set a goal for himself or herself of achieving a moyenne … > more

November 10, 2017 | Featured, Secondary

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

Women Leading the Way

The Lycée Français de New York has launched a national research, art and storytelling project celebrating the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in the United States.
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October 25, 2017 | Arts, Cultural Events, Featured, Innovative Teaching, Secondary

Feeling Well by Doing Good

For James Baldwin Day, a group of students created a special commemorative t-shirt. All proceeds will support relief efforts in Puerto Rico. > more

October 21, 2017 | Community, Featured, Secondary

Take It Slow

Jamie, your primary role is as an English Teacher, but you also have been developing and implementing mindfulness at the Lycée for three years now, offering students brief sessions with their peers during the school day. I would like to … > more

October 19, 2017 | Featured, Innovative Teaching, Primary, Secondary, Social and Emotional Learning

European Day of Languages

This year, instead of having several “Languages days”, we decided to focus on one day only. To make the experience more meaningful for the students, with the help of the Cultural Center, we were able to invite artists so the … > more

September 29, 2017 | Bilingualism, Community, Cultural Events, Featured, Innovative Teaching, Secondary

Prix Lycéen du Livre d’Économie

Supervised by their economics and social studies teacher, Victoire Patouillard, and librarian, Maud Léger, a group of eleventh graders participated in the special lycéen Book Prize in Economics and Social Sciences. Take a look at their work and find out which books they loved the most.
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June 11, 2017 | Featured, Secondary