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Franco American School
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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.

OUR MISSION...


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.

OUR GOAL...

To prepare students to make informed choices and decisions and to grow as citizens aware of their responsibilities to family, community, faith, and world.

School Calendar 2014-2015

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.

Click here for the FAS staff email login!

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.


Franco Fall 5K & Fun Run
Thank you to this year's major sponsors:

Bodywise Muscular Therapy

Mill City Cleaning

Reichheld Ting Orthodontics


     


Important Dates

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.

Cheering for the boys...

Soccer Team Wins Big

Congratulations 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 soccer players.

Soccer vs. NDA on Septebember 30, 2014


 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.

George Hill Orchards

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 School.

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!

American Girl at the FAS Library!

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 slideshow below!