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:
Fourth- and fifth-grade classes will visit Franklin Park Zoo in Boston on Thursday, October 30.
The first marking period closes on Friday, October 31; report
cards will be distributed on Tuesday, November 4.
On Friday, November 7, students will be dismissed at 11:30. Parent and teacher conferences
will take place on that day from noon until 4:00 p.m.
Cross Country Team Prepares For Championships
Congratulations to the Franco American School cross country team for another great
season. Runners will end their season at the EAA Championships on Wednesday, October 29, at LeBlanc
Field. In the photo below, several members of the cross country team, along with a few young friends, cheer on teammates
on the course during a meet at Innovation Academy.
Soccer Team Wins Big
to the soccer team for a wonderful winning 2014 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 School.
FAS has moved on to the EAA playoffs; game dates and times will be announced. Kudos to all of Franco American School's
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.
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