Service Learning

Thank YOU, Lycée International de Houston!

As a result of Hurricane Harvey, the Lycée Français de New York and the Lycée International de Houston (LIH) have forged a bond that will only get stronger as the years go one. After Harvey hit, the Lycée reached out to … > more

January 26, 2018 | Community, Featured, Service Learning

Educate Girls, Change the World

The year-end holidays are probably the most anticipated vacation of the year (second to summer, of course). It is a two-week break from school and work that is meant to be shared with friends and family. As we return to … > more

January 5, 2018 | Community, Cultural Events, Featured, Panels, Service Learning

S’accomplir et contribuer au plus grand bien

Plus besoin de réveil, j’ai pris l’habitude de me lever tous les samedis matin comme si c’était un jour de semaine. J’ai hâte d’aller à la New York French American Charter School (NYFACS), située à Harlem, dans un micro quartier … > more

December 15, 2017 | Community, Service Learning, Social and Emotional Learning

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

Développer l’empathie chez les élèves

Ouvrir les élèves à autrui tout en les encourageant à ajouter leur pierre à l'édifice d'un monde meilleur, tels sont les objectifs des activités de bénévolat qui concernent tous les élèves de l'école secondaire. > more

November 21, 2015 | 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

Vietnam: a learning experience on both sides

Before arriving to Hué’s primary school, we had a fairly clear idea of what to expect: a few classes of thirty or so students, who all had at least a basic level of English. We made a lesson plan based … > more

December 5, 2014 | Featured, Secondary, Service Learning

Ants We Are Not

"Participating in a cause larger than yourself builds up our social networks, creates a sense of fulfillment, gets us out of bed in the morning with a bounce in our step, and helps us make a difference in the lives of others-even as it affirms a purpose for our own lives on earth," write Nicolas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. > more

November 1, 2014 | Featured, Head of School, Service Learning

Visite d’enseignants haïtiens au LFNY

Florence Germain, responsable de Cycle 1 au Lycée Français de New York et partenaire du projet de service learning en Haïti, revient sur la visite de deux enseignantes de primaire dans l'établissement en février. > more

March 4, 2014 | Community, Innovative Teaching, Primary, 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