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French American & International Students Taking the Lead in the Sciences
Posted 03/29/2014 09:00PM
Middle School: Randall Museum Science Fair

Each year, French American sends students to compete in the Randall Museum Science Fair, a competition open to all San Francisco Middle Schools. With its tradition of successful results from this competition, French American sent nine more students to compete this year. Among our students were first, second, third, and fourth place awards, in addition to all of the honorable mentions (see chart below).

Middle School: San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair

Of the nine, two students, Elizabeth Miclau and Sebastien Poler, qualifed for the San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair (SFBASF), a more competetive fair, which took place earlier this week. Poler took 3rd place and Miclau received the special American Association of Cereal Chemist Award.

Randall Museum Science Fair Results

Students Grade Subject/Award
Anabel Menendez, Hanif Hypolite 6 Physics/Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Miclau 7 Physics/2nd Place/Qualifies for SFBASF
Eyal Levin 8 Physics/Honorable Mention
Fatoumata Ouedrago 7 Biology/Honorable Mention
Katherine Horn 7 Physics/Honorable Mention
Milton Stookey 8 Physics/4th Place
Rowan Davis 6 Biology/1st Place
Sebastien "Paco"  Poler 8 Physics/1st Place/Qualified for SFBASF
Ylva Bosemark 7 Physics/3rd Place
A. Middle School - Randall Museum Science Fair Results
 

High School: San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair

For the first time, International High School sent two of its students to the San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair: Amely Joly (10th grade) and Edgar Smit (11th grade). Joly's experiment, supervised by Science Club Coordinator Dr. Amsi Onnis, won 2nd place and the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society Award.

High School: Regional CA/NV College Fair

Junior Marc Robert Wong received a Semi-Finalist award from the Regional California/Nevada Junior Science and Humanities Symposium sponsored by the UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science and is one of 15-20 students selected out of 600 participants to be accepted for poster presentation at the inaugural Stanford Pre-Collegiate Science Conference.


Pictured: High School Student Amely Joly and Science Fair Coordinator Dr. Amsi Onnis

"Research shows that younger children have a superior ability to learn a second language and that bilingual students tend to outperform their monolingual peers."

Admission Information

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Global Travel

Many cultural and linguistic trips as well as student exchanges are offered each year. Learn more

Academic Roadmap

The school delivers a rigorous bilingual immersion program from PK3 to grade 8, culminating in either the French Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate program in its International High School.

The Bilingual Advantage

The bilingual education program of the French American International School provides our students with a springboard for a global perspective. The curriculum is taught in English and French in a way that makes learning exciting and challenging, while meeting the high standards of the French and American educational systems.

French American International School

Main building

150 Oak Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

Ph: 415.558.2000


Early Childhood Center

1155 Page Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

Ph: 415.231.5733

An independent Pre-K through 12th grade co-educational day school in the heart of San Francisco. The school delivers a rigorous bilingual (French/English) immersion program through middle school, culminating in either the French Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate program in its International High School.

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