Featured Blog Posts – June 2014 Archive (13)

Francophone Power Couple Launches Book in Chelsea

There couldn’t have been a better setting to launch a book about Africa, than at the Skoto Gallery in Chelsea, where amid the unique art…


Added by Earlene Cruz on June 29, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Pardon MY French NYC interviews Fabrice Jaumont on his New York experience and his bilingual revolution.

Pardon My French NYC is a bi-lingual radio show where our French speaking expat  share their American adventures with emotion and humor, starting with NY.

What did they bring and what made them stay?



Added by Tamara ZOuboff on June 27, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

New French DLP program finds home in Bed-Stuy

Deep in the heart of Bed-Stuy lays PS 3 or the "Bedford Village School." The school will open a French Dual Language Program next September. On the outside it looks like any old NYC public school. However when I took a step inside it was like taking a step into a different world. With only a few steps I saw a…


Added by James Davis on June 27, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

An Embassy Graduation


Most people can’t say that they had their 5th grade graduation take place at an Embassy. The students of PS58, PS84, and the New York French-American Charter School are some of the lucky few that can say they did.…


Added by Earlene Cruz on June 22, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The Bilingual Revolution Spreads To New Jersey


Dual language programs are contagious- they're catching fire all over the country, specifically in New Jersey where in Englewood Cliffs, Robert L. Kravitz, superintendent of schools, is making transformative change to the monolingual teaching environment that he stepped into just two years ago.


If one walks through the halls of the Pre-K…


Added by Earlene Cruz on June 19, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Have fun in French this summer at the Bonjour NY summer Camp

Join Bonjour NY for a wonderful summer filled with French and Fun! Enjoy Bonjout NY's new activities: GleeRobotics, Rock Climbing, Photo Safari, cooking and many more…

Added by Houaria on June 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

On Board the La Fayette: The ‘Vehicle’ for Bilingual Exchange


A ‘petit morceau de France’ ported at the New York harbor in June, not only to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, but also to altruistically transport over 4,000 books that Adiflor, AMOPA…


Added by Earlene Cruz on June 18, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

10 Tips for Enjoying Films on the Green by A. Stephan

Although it would be hard not to enjoy a Films on the Green screening, here are some helpful tips to make your viewing experience the best possible.


What could be better while watching a French movie than a baguette in hand and some brie? If that doesn’t appeal, pack whatever you’d prefer and have something to munch on during the…


Added by Nathalie Charles on June 12, 2014 at 3:27pm — No Comments

In the Spotlight: New York French American Charter School


There seems to be not a single wall lining the interior of the New York French American Charter School (NYFACS) that isn’t vibrantly colored. This is symbolic of the school’s diversity, which truly represents a microcosm of New York City.…


Added by Earlene Cruz on June 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

10 Reasons You Should be Excited about Films on the Green, by Adriana Stephan

The theme of this year’s festival is a play on the 1966 Godard film title Masculin Feminin, “Masculin, Masculin” celebrates a bevy of the most beloved actors in French cinema. Here are 10 reasons why you should see these actors at their best whether you’re French, American, or somewhere in between.

1.  The hardened…


Added by Nathalie Charles on June 6, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Le 6 juin, 70 ans après le débarquement : en jouant du théâtre, de jeunes New Yorkais apprennent l’histoire et préparent l’avenir à côté de leurs nouveaux amis français et allemands

« Et si on bâtissait la paix ensemble ? » est le titre d’une pièce de théâtre écrite par Laurence Bohec, professeur d’histoire à Sainte-Mère-Église. L'idée est venue des religieuses de la Maison de la Paix, dont la Sœur Théresita, une Allemande qui vit en Normandie. La pièce…


Added by Elizabeth Atkins on June 5, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

FHLP Brings the Colors of French Together

On Saturday, May 31st, 2014 students from the French Heritage Language Program (FHLP) at the International High School of Prospect Heights made their debut in the organization’s first ever benefit concert, Color My French at the Lycée Français de New York. The objective of this creative fundraiser was to bring attention to this non-profit organization and reveal the…


Added by Anne Marie Schneider on June 5, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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