Located in Lowell,
Massachusetts, Franco American School is a private, Catholic, elementary school for students from pre-kindergarten through
eighth grade and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Rooted in Gospel
values and academic excellence, we provide a challenging curriculum, while promoting self-worth, respect, responsibility,
and a commitment to faith and social justice.
To prepare students to make informed choices and decisions and to grow as citizens aware of their responsibilities
to family, community, faith, and world.
Click here to view the Franco American School 2014-2015 calendar. Please note that this calendar does not reflect last-minute
changes such as weather cancellations and postponements. School families should refer to the monthly calendars and other updates
that are emailed and sent home to families via the students.
Franco Fall 5K & Fun Run 2014
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to everyone who supported the 2014 Franco
Fall 5K & Fun Run. Our sponsors, donors, volunteers, and participants came together to make this year's event
another success. Photos from the event are below.
Thank you to this year's major sponsors:
A is For Apple
Students in kindergarten through grade 3 recently visited George Hill Orchards in Lancaster, MA, where they had the
opportunity to participate in an educational program that taught them about friends and enemies of the apple trees, take a
hayride, and pick apples.
FAS Completes Successful
Congratulations to the Franco
American School cross country and soccer teams for a wonderful fall season! The soccer team placed second in the EAA this season, falling to Innovation Academy in the championship game.
Season highlights include a huge season-opening
9-1 win over Sainte Jeanne d'Arc School, a big 6-2 victory over the Academy of Notre Dame, and a 6-1 defeat of Saint Margaret
Meanwhile, several members of the cross country team
competed alongside the best runners from the league's nine schools at the EAA's LeBlanc Invitational. Sixth
grader Caitlin Tully was Franco American's top performer, placing 6th overall with a time of 14:04 on the 1.9-mile course.
Grade 5 Archaeologists
Fifth-grade students in Sandra Brazier's class recently showed off their artifacts
at their very own archaeological dig. See photos from this year's event below.
FAS Students Love to Read!!!!!
Congratulations and thank
you to all of our families for supporting the 2014 Scholastic Book Fair. This year's book sale was the most successful
to date, as we sold $4,500 in books! Proceeds from this sale support the Germain Bouchard Library at Franco American
New American Girl Book Collection at FAS Library
We are pleased to announce the addition of a collection of
more than 100 new American Girl books in the Germain Bouchard Library at FAS. This highly popular collection of historical
fiction tells the stories of young girls from different periods in our country's history. Learn about the lives
of Kirsten, Felicity, Samantha, Addy, Cecile, Marie-Grace, Saige, Lanie, McKenna, Molly, Kit, Caroline, Rebecca, Ruthie, Julie,
Ivy, and so many more!
Summer of Fun at FAS Summer Program
FAS completed another fun-filled summer program, as students attended live
shows, visited the beach and local playgrounds, went bowling, mini golfed, baked, and even completed their summer reading
and math requirements. Coordinated by third-grade teacher Lillian Bernier, the eight-week program was attended
by 27 FAS students enrolled in prekindergarten through grade 5. Check out some of last summer's fun in the