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Les News du LFSF

#HowWeGotThis | Faculty | A-L BREDEHOFT

Anne-Laure BREDEHOFT, primary teacher at LFSF on the Ashbury campus, tells us more about her teaching experience during the pandemic and  her  current class projects, such as an exchange organized with peer students in an Elementary school in Northern France. 

#HowWeGotThis | Faculty | A.G POISSON

In this new edition of #HowWeGotThis, Anna-Gaëlle POISSON, primary teacher at LFSF on the Ashbury campus, tells us more about teaching her class during this extraordinary year, and about the various projects she and her students are working on, including the upcoming Ambassadeurs en Herbe (Budding Ambassadors) competition.

#HowWeGotThis | Faculty | N. LEISEING MINGO

For this new edition of #HowWeGotThis, Nathalie LEISEING MINGO, English teacher on the primary campus, shares her class projects related to the Diversity in the Arts and the conversation that happened between New York City-based  Choreographer and Dancer, Shamel PITTS and her 4th grade students.

#HowWeGotThis | Faculty | A. MAINE

For this new edition of #HowWeGotThis, Amina MAINE, English Department Coordinator at LFSF, is giving her insights on the Educational Record Bureau (ERB) test in a multilingual environment and the organizational adaptations required during the pandemic.

#HowWeGotThis | Mandarin Teacher | C. MESNILDREY

Chinese New Year took place on FEB 12. It was the occasion to meet Christelle MESNILDREY, Mandarin teacher at LFSF, who shared her passion about teaching Madarin and how she is adapting during Covid-19 pandemic.

#HowWeGotThis | Start'Up Lycée | C. Allexandre [Coach]

For this new edition of #HowWeGotThis,  Chris Allexandre, one of the coaches in the the 2021 edition of Start’Up Lycée, shares his experience with this year's online format, and explains how he focused on helping students fully benefit from the project. 

#HowWeGotThis | Advancement | N. HAUTAVOINE

For this new edition of #HowWeGotThis, Nathalie HAUTAVOINE, Director of Advancement at LFSF explains how she and her team proactively adapted to the new normal in 2020 and shares her projects and goals for 2021.

Les Articles du LFSF

I'm bilingual! What's your superpower?

At LFSF, students have a superpower: they can speak, read and dream in two, sometimes three, or even four languages! Big deal, some might say, and yet!...

"I live in the city. I go to school in Sausalito!"

A growing number of San Francisco based families make the choice to first enroll in la Petite Ecole, only available in Sausalito. After a year enjoying our sunny and kid-friendly location, most decided to stay. Karen, whose son Tom is now in preschool, explains her family’s choice. 

LFSF @ Sausalito : bilingual education with a Marin flair

This year, our dynamic admissions team has been meeting with a growing number of families moving to Marin in search of a different lifestyle. The attraction of our open campus, safely tucked away, all on one level, filled with light, offering lots of green and open spaces, increasingly seduces families who, for some, make the choice of this campus, even when residing in the city!

LFSF@ Sausalito : A local reference for more than 50 years

Sausalito Currents | Sept 2019
Although LFSF is the first choice of many French and francophone parents in the Bay Area, it also attracts diverse and internationally minded families who want to give their child the gift of bilingualism.

"LFSF is a little jewel of a school for ALL!"

Eric, Jason, and their children Stella and Xavier, joined LFSF in 2014. Today, academically and socially, they're still feeling lucky. And they are committed to doing their part to make sure people know that LFSF is a school where all families are welcome! 

[Article] The gift of Biligualism starts early!

An infant study led by the York University Lifespan Cognitive Development Lab on the benefits of bilingualism on pre-verbal infants is getting momentum in the media. We asked Ashley Chung who visited us last fall for the Bilingual Fair, to explain its findings.