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PTO General Meeting Tonight, August 26 6:00PM

Tonight is the La Liaison’s first meeting of the year! Come sip some wine and mingle with parents and teachers at 6:00PM. The general meeting starts at 6:30PM. There will be an introduction to the Dad’s Club, some great information on how to stay free from lice throughout the year and much much more! This is a great opportunity to meet other parents at school and to learn about how you can be more involved at Lycée Français! Please see the agenda below. 

La Liaison General Meeting Agenda 08-26-14

Preparing Your Child for Elementary School

Hello out there!

Welcome to back to school for our experienced families and welcome to our family to our new families!

My name is Angel Werner, I am the full time school counselor on staff here at Lycée Français. I am very excited about this school year.

Below are some helpful websites for topics that may be an issue with the start of a new school year. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to me. I am available!

Sleep in School-Aged Children (6-12 Years)

Preparing Your Child for Elementary School

5 Tips for Dealing with Anxiety about Starting School


How to establish your inner peace and decrease your stress.

Translation for children—“Breath in blue skies, breath out gray clouds.”

We’re back!

Les élèves du Lycée Français are living and learning. Here are some snapshots from the past week and a half.

THIS WEEKEND: Portes ouvertes at Alliance Française

There are great things happening this weekend! The Alliance Française is holding their Annual Fall Open House this Saturday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Swing by for sample French lessons, wine and cheese tastings, and the opportunity to meet members of New Orleans’ francophone community. To RSVP and for more information, please visit

Afterschool Enrichment catalog available now!

Enrichment Program Fall 2014
The after school Enrichment Program for Fall 2014 is now available on our website under “Student Life”!
Lycée is excited to continue offering our most popular activities, and adding new ones as the school grows. Register now! Registration will close Saturday, August 23rd, at 12 PM noon.
Unless otherwise stated, all activities start the week of September 2nd for a duration of 12 weeks.
Registration occurs both online and in-person at the Patton campus, with payment required at the time of registration. Online registration requires payment by credit card or Paypal, but we accept checks, money orders, and credit cards at the Patton campus. Specific registration instructions will be emailed out soon.
To sign-up for the programs of our partners Girls on the Run and Bricks4Kidz, please visit their websites directly.
Feel free to email for more information.


Teacher Meet & Greet

fdlTeacher Meet & Greet is Monday, August 11 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Please bring a smile on your face and school supplies in hand. Pre-K4 families may enjoy this day on our Claiborne campus. For kindergarten through 4th grade, please visit the Patton Street campus.


2014-2015 Supply Lists

Back to school shopping, anyone? Each child needs supplies from his/her grade level list and English Language Arts (ELA) list, for a total of two lists. Pre-K4 students only need supplies from the “Moyenne section / Pre-K4” list, as ELA courses begin in kindergarten.

Moyenne section / Pre-K4

Grande section / Kindergarten

Cours préparatoire / First grade

Cours élémentaire 1 / Second grade

Cours élémentaire 2 / Third grade

Cours moyen 1 / Fourth grade

General ELA

Teacher Feature: Maud Di Credico

Each month, we feature an amazing Lycée teacher. We’re starting off with Maud Di Credico, a Pre-K4 teacher at the Claiborne campus.

Parlez-nous de vous. Tell us about yourself.

Après avoir suivi des études de droit, je me suis investie dans un metier que j’ai toujours voulu faire: institutrice. J’exerce ce metier depuis 7 ans maintenant et chaque année scolaire est une nouvelle expérience! Quand la journée d’école est terminée, j’aime me consacrer a différentes activités artistiques comme danse, musique et dessin.

After studying law, I pursued a career in something teaching, something I’ve always wanted to do. I have taught for 7 years now and every school year is a new experience! When the day at school is over, I like dedicating myself to various artistic activities, such as dance, music and drawing.

Qu’est-ce que vous aimez bien enseigner le plus? What do you like to teach the most?

J’aime enseigner aux élèves qu’ils ne doivent pas avoir peur d’essayer, qu’ils peuvent faire confiance en leur capacité. J’aime les voir découvrir qu’a force de perseverance, ils sont capables de réaliser de nouvelles choses!

I love to teach the children not to be afraid of trying, to have more self-confidence. I love watching them discover that with practice they can do things they couldn’t before!

Dites-nous une parole d’enfant, d’élève, qui vous a marquée au cours des années. Tell us something a child or student has said that stayed with you over the years.

Au cours de ma première année d’enseignement, un élève est venu me demander : “Qu’est ce que tu voudras faire quand tu seras plus grande?” Cela me permet de me rappeler que le monde est différent de leur point de vue!

During my first year of teaching, a student asked me: “What do you want to do when you grow up? ” It reminds me that the world is different from their point of view!

A letter from the Principal

Keith BartlettDear Lycée Family,

As we prepare to say goodbye to summer, I hope yours was one that created wonderful memories for you and those you hold dear. A slower pace and time to relax with family and friends are what make summers special. And now, we welcome you back to what promises to be an incredible year! The summer was not a slow time for the Lycée administrative team, and the evidence of all our work will begin to manifest itself to our community in the days ahead. As our beloved Lycée turns four years old, everyone will notice that she is evolving into the mature institution that is capable of giving our students the world-class education that they so richly deserve. Let’s give our Lycée a grand birthday party on Saturday, August 9, as we come together to freshen up our Patton St. main campus. Dads Club along with PTO volunteers will power wash the playground, install a new basketball goal, touch up the painted red and blue sides of the building, and install acoustical material in Resto! Please plan to be part of this grand celebration. Continue reading to learn more about this clean-up day and how we spent summer vacation! I’m very privileged and proud to be part of the Lycée family, and I hope you are too.

All the best,


Important Aftercare & Enrichment Update

Before and aftercare will start the 1st day of school on both campuses. Before care starts at 7:15 AM and aftercare runs until 6:00 PM.

A registration form will be handed out to all parents at August 11th’s Teacher Meet & Greet, but details and prices can also be consulted here.

If you are planning to use the service starting in August, please fill out a quick survey here. It is very important to help us properly staff the groups, so thank you in advance!