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FASPS Calendar

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Free Bébé et moi Class

  • Who: All parents and their children 0–24 months of age.
  • What: An hour of French stories & songs, gymnastics, arts & crafts, coffee & snacks!
  • When (Remaining Class): 9:30–10:30am on Tuesday, May 30.
  • Where: FASPS’s new satellite preschool campus in Factoria, 4228 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA 98006 (click here for Google Map).
  • RSVP: Email!

FASPS at a Glance:

“Plurilingualism: Advantages for Life”

May 2023 Articles on France, French & la Francophonie:

For articles published before May 1, 2023, click here:
  • May 29, 2023: “The 14 Best French Filmmakers of All Time” Click Here
  • May 29, 2023: “Quebec Has Launched a New Portal for Anyone Who Wants to Learn French” Click Here
  • May 26, 2023: “French Holidays and Celebrations” Click Here
  • May 25, 2023: « Décivilisation»: que veut dire ce mot employé par Emmanuel Macron ? » Click Here
  • May 25, 2023: “Quebec Ramps Up French Language Requirements for Immigrants” Click Here
  • May 23, 2023: “Legault spoke With Pierre Poilievre Today About Immigration, “Decline of the French Language”” Click Here
  • May 18, 2023: “Québec‎’s Bill 96 Modified the Charter of the French Language: Five Things You Need to Know for the ‎June 1, 2023, Deadline” Click Here
  • May 18, 2023: “A New School Keeping the French Language Alive in South Louisiana” Click Here
  • May 18, 2023: “Alive and Kicking: Spotlight on the Ever-evolving French Language” Click Here
  • May 16, 2023: “All Bilingual Towns in Quebec Choose to Keep Right to Serve People in English and French” Click Here
  • May 15, 2023: “The Meaning Behind the Murderous French Lullaby “Alouette”” Click Here
  • May 13, 2023: “Majority of English-speaking Canadians Indifferent to French Language” Click Here
  • May 12, 2023: “In French I am void of personality. But I learn to embrace my ineptitude” Click Here
  • May 10, 2023: “Know Your ‘PLS’ From Your ‘Quoicoubeh’? Here Are the New Additions to France’s Le Petit Robert” Click Here
  • May 10, 2023: “Language watchdog on Bill 96: What place do we want to give French in our lives?” Click Here
  • May 10, 2023: “Quebec’s French Language Charter: A Year After Bill 96” Click Here
  • May 7, 2023: « Bibimbap, boboïser … Découvrez les nouveaux mots du petit Larousse 2024 » Click Here
  • May 5, 2023: “French for All, French for a Better Future: Inauguration of the Language Lab” Click Here
  • May 3, 2023: « Le « déclin lent et irrémédiable » du français en sciences au Canada » Click Here
  • May 2, 2023: “20 Most Spoken Languages Worldwide in 2023” Click Here (“French is spoken by more than 270 million people worldwide, making it one of Europe’s most spoken languages. It has a long history as a language of diplomacy, literature, and science and is an official language in 29 countries. Moreover, French is a significant language in the fields of science and academia. Many scientific and academic papers are written in French, and French universities are recognized worldwide for their quality of education and research. In addition to its cultural significance, French is also widely used in international business and commerce. France has one of the world’s largest economies, and many multinational corporations have offices or manufacturing facilities in French-speaking countries. The ability to speak French can provide a competitive edge in the global job market.)
  • May 2, 2023: “French Immersion School for Indigenous Students Is a Louisiana First” Click Here

Join Us for French Immersion Summer Camps!

We are excited to welcome everyone to register for Summer Programs at FASPS (SPF) 2023!
  • 8-Week Camp des Lucioles for 2½ Years Old – Rising Kindergarten
  • 4-Week Camp d’été for Rising Grades 1–5
  • 4-Week Classe Aventure for Rising Grades 6–9
From preschool through middle school, SPF has everything campers need for a fun, French-filled summer. Join us for exciting new themes, brand-new field trips, and so much more!
Feel free to reach out to us at any time with further questions by emailing We are excited for another amazing summer with at SPF 2023!
— Ren, Marian & Haley, Your FASPS Summer Programs Team

Pre-order Your 2022–2023 FASPS Yearbook

Click Here to Pre-order Your 2022–2023 FASPS Yearbook and Save $10!
On May 29, 2023, the cost to purchase a 2022–2023 FASPS yearbook will rise from $55 to $65. All 2022–2023 FASPS yearbooks will be printed this summer and delivered to FASPS in September 2023, whereupon they will be given to the students to take home or mailed to families whose students are no longer at FASPS. Email Kyle Lewis at if you have any questions. Thank you!

May 2023 Articles on Bilingualism:

For articles published before May 1, 2023, click here.
  • May 24, 2023: “Benefits of Bilingualism: Students Share Multilingual Experiences” Click Here
  • May 24, 2023: “Untold Benefits of Being Bilingual Beyond Communication” Click Here
  • May 24, 2023: “Complex Languages May Shape Bilingual Brains Differently” Click Here
  • May 21, 2023: “Bilingualism Protects Against Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s” Click Here
  • May 21, 2023: “Multilingualism and Migration: Language Diversity as an Advantage” Click Here
  • May 14, 2023: “Speaking Two Languages From an Early Age Could Prevent Dementia” Click Here
  • May 13, 2023: “How Bilingualism Changes the Brain” Click Here
  • May 12, 2023: “Being Bilingual Can Help With Cognitive Skills“ Click Here
  • May 10, 2023: “School Districts All Over the Country Are Focusing on Bilingual Education” Click Here
  • May 5, 2023: “The Fascinating Brain of Bilingual People” Click Here
  • May 4, 2023: “Our Native Language Affects Brain Wiring” Click Here
  • May 1, 2023: “How Being Bilingual Could Impact Your Dementia Risk” Click Here
  • May 1, 2023: “Your Native Language May Wire the Brain in Unique Ways” Click Here