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AP French students get passionate about French culture with Passion Projects: Photo of the Day 6/4/19

AP French students get passionate about French culture with Passion Projects: Photo of the Day 6/4/19

by Emily Webb and Alexis Fowler

June 5, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

AP French is channeling their end-of-year post AP test/summer excitement into the Passion Project. This assignment encourages students to learn about something they're interested in, while still learning and exploring French culture. The Passion Project focuses on three main topics: products, prac...

French Honor Society serves crepes at first event: Photo of the Day 10/5/17

French Honor Society serves crepes at first event: Photo of the Day 10/5/17

by Allyson Duda, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

After school on October 4, 2017, the French Honor Society (FHS) had its first event of the year. Members made crepes to bond with each other and to engage in French activities. “Every year the French Honor Society members tell me that they love making crepes because they enjoy the relaxed atmo...

French Honor Society hosts holiday party: Photo of the Day 12/20/16

French Honor Society hosts holiday party: Photo of the Day 12/20/16

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

December 21, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Joyeux Noël! On December 20th, the French Honor Society hosted a holiday party after school for all members. Students brought food, including classic French Christmas foods such madeleines, a shell-shaped tiny French cake. Attendees listened to classic Christmas songs in French. FHS members were also asked ...

Class of 2019–People You Need to Know: Madame Dragana Blonder, foreign language

Class of 2019–People You Need to Know: Madame Dragana Blonder, foreign language

by Aprilynn Slifker and Frannie Davis

June 9, 2015


Filed under Welcome Class of 2019!

The Lance interviewed Madame Dragana Blonder as a part of the 54 Questions feature. Madame Blonder is the only French teacher and teaches from French 1 to AP French. Madame Blonder is fluent in three languages French, English and her native language Croatian. She was born and raised in Croatia, learn...

French students taste their new culture: Photo of the Day 4/15/2015

French students taste their new culture: Photo of the Day 4/15/2015

by Gail Montgomery, Reporter

April 15, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day

On any school day, students munch on American delicacies like Cheez-Its and potato chips, but on Wednesday, April 15, Madame Blonder’s second period French class had a feast of a very different kind. Advanced Studies students studying the specialties of French-speaking countries made traditional...

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