Sunday, April 13, 2014

Crêpes, Anyone?

French Club members had fun with crêpes. Each student learned how to make batter - cracking eggs, measuring, mixing, pouring, etc. Students also got to enjoy eating delicious crêpes - ham and cheese, rasberries and chocolate, and sugar and lemon. Délicieux!


Friday, March 21, 2014

Paris Tourism: Another Breaking Year in 2013

Spring is in the air and for those making summer plans, Paris offers a perennial attraction. Did you know that the City of Light was once again the world's single largest tourist destination? Over 15.5 million people visited Paris in 2013. This popular city beat its own record from the previous year by eight percent!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Welcome to Our French Town

9th Agers have been learning about life in a French town. Students recently created French buildings and specialty shops and then wrote a folder paper describing their building. They will soon be reading their papers to their classmates along with a slide show presentation. Buildings are on display in the Leutkemeyer Lobby. Here are just a few of their clever creations:

Monday, March 3, 2014

Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler!

French Club members celebrated Mardi Gras by wearing masks, eating King Cake, making Mardi Gras crowns, decorating fleur de lis cookies with Mardi Gras colors, and playing Mardi Gras bingo.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Language of Love

French Club members prepared for Valentine's Day by making special gifts for friends and loved ones. Each student painted and découpaged a miniature box and then filled it with delicious French chocolates. 

Monday, February 10, 2014

Friends with France

President Obama welcomes President of France, François Hollande to the White House.

The French-American relationship has evolved greatly from the bonds established more than two centuries ago. Our friendship with France is rooted in the shared ideals of the French and American Revolutions.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Quiet on the Set!

10th Agers used their creative side as well as their knowledge of French to perform a variety of skits for their classmates. Students have been learning about how to describe ailments in French. Each skit had a different setting and a variety of ailments. Here are some of their performances: