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Resources for Talking to Kids About Tragic Events
Posted 10/03/2017 12:00PM

We are devastated by the tragic events that occurred in Las Vegas. Our hearts are with the victims, their families, and the communities in this country and around the world that are suffering. We understand it might be difficult to talk to your children about these events—here are some resources to help guide conversations. 

Talking to Children About Tragedies (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Explaining the News to Our Kids (Common Sense Media) 

Helping Kids After a Shooting (American School Counselor Association) 

In the Aftermath of a Shooting: Help Your Children Manage Distress (American Psychological Association)

Our counselors are also here as a resource for students and families. Please don't hesitate to contact your school section counselor with questions or concerns. 

"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

Visit our admissions section to learn about our bilingual immersion in the lower and middle school. Or visit our high school to learn about the French Bac or IB program.

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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