Santa Rosa French-American Charter School
Oui à l'éducation! 2013-14 Fundraising Campaign
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SRFACS Foundation has a tax exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation is classified as a public charity foundation. Donations are tax deductible.
Don't miss this extraordinary event in Healdsburg...
A Year in Champagne
SRFACS returns with the 2nd film in a remarkable wine trilogy.
Last spring our exclusive screening of the 1st film of this series, "A Year in Burgundy", was an unforgettable event. Shortly thereafter Jancis Robinson (Master of Wine and arguably the top wine writer in the world) awarded the film with "Five Stars" in the Financial Times and Lettie Teague of The Wall Street Journal continued to praise it as "a beautiful film, in fact, it may be the best wine movie I’ve ever seen".
With the 2nd film of the series, David Kennard and Martine Saunier have once again graciously granted our community such an opportunity, this time to experience and celebrate the glamorous wines of Champagne! After a spectacular World Premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February, the Hollywood Reporter wrote that "A Year in Champagne" "entertainingly guides viewers through the winemaking process and behind the scenes to hear from the vintners who put the magic in the bottle.” ABC News agrees, “such a poetic masterpiece that even the editing and pacing of the film mirrors the process of how the wine is made.”
InCA Productions, Martine Saunier and Club VinWine proudly present a pre-release screening of "A Year in Champagne", benefiting the SRFACS Foundation at the Raven Film Center in Healdsburg on Wednesday April 23rd, with a Bubbles & Bites reception starting at 6:30pm and showtime at 7:30pm. Since the Raven Film Center now allows wine to be consumed inside their theaters, there will be a Champagne toast in the intermission - please keep your flutes with you at all times - and a Q&A session with Martine will follow the show.
Besides the standard Premier Cru tickets, this year we are also offering a LIMITED number of Grand Cru tickets, which includes an amazing package of extras.
Le centre aéré en français - French summer camp at SRFACS
We are excited to announce that this summer, Santa Rosa French-American Charter School will propose a French Immersion Summer Camp on its campus for 3 weeks from June 2nd to June 20th.
The Summer Camp will be run by EFBA (Education Française Bay Area). This French non-profit has developed a unique language immersion summer camp offer where the children improve their fluency while being active and having fun. All the Camp Counselors are native speakers young adults and the ratio of 1 adult for 5 children ensure that each child is engaged at all time in French and stay sharp in his language skills during the summer. Even beginners love it!
Hurry up, space is limited!
Located in Northern California's wine region, one hour north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa French-American Charter School (SRFACS) is a dependent, public charter school, serving children from transitional kindergarten to eighth grade. We are fortunate to have the support, resources, and expertise of Santa Rosa City School District (SRCS) to help us establish a campus that will draw students from Sonoma, Napa, and Marin Counties in August 2012. In addition to exceeding expectations for a well-equipped elementary school, we will strive to create a cultural center for the benefit of our community.
SRFACS provides a rigorous and exciting education curriculum, with a global perspective. Our language immersion program draws children who love to be challenged and parents that are engaged and dedicated. This combination makes SRFACS students, parents and our community, engaged not only locally, but also globally.
Our rich curriculum with a unique and inspiring approach to education will provide students with opportunities to develop inner strength and potential that will serve them for the rest of their lives.
The Paths We Choose
The French Academy of Bilingual Culture © 2011. www.thefrenchabc.com.
This video examines the value of a bilingual education, exploring why younger children have a superior ability to learn a second language. Considering research from Eric Lenneberg, Ellen Bialystok, among others, it also looks at why bilingual students are better speakers, better thinkers, better learners, have superior focus, score higher on tests, and are better citizens of the world.
"There is nothing like a dream to create the future" -Victor Hugo