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You Can Be Next!

An important message permeated the general assembly on January 23rd, 2019, Nobel Laureate Day; “You Can Be Next” . It was an opportunity to celebrate students on the Principal’s Honor Roll, all students who improved in their academic performance, recognise birthdays. recite poetry (A City’s Death By Fire by Sir Derek Walcott), question and answer session with prizes and share information about our two stars – who are gone but not forgotten. They remain an example and a source of pride and inspiration for us all, especially students!

This year’s theme, for our Nobel Laureate celebrations,  is “Celebrating Excellence: Forty Years On”. The achievements of Sir Arthur Lewis and Sir Derek Walcott remains indelibly etched in the hearts and minds of all F.A.P.S staff and students.

Cruising Through




F.A.P.S staff welcomed their second group of visitors on January 11, 2019. This time, most of them were from Germany. They enjoyed their welcome in dance and song. The group was given a grand tour of the school, served a delicious local treat and had the pleasure of visiting the source of the fresh local vegetables served to them (school greenhouse). The students enjoyed speaking to their guests and learning about another country.

Stop the Bite!




Ms. Terencia Gillard, Director of the St. Lucia Red Cross and co-worker are playing their part, by informing the students about the tiny but potentially deadly mosquito, the diseases that they can carry and preventative measures that should to taken to protect themselves. Thank you for a very informative and interactive lunchtime session on January 10, 2019.

Action – Take Two




The second term started with song and  prayer, national pride, recognizing past successes and an important message. At the first school assembly on January 8, 2019 the National flag was raised during the anthem and all the students who scored 85 eighty-five percent and above were recognized. The principal shared a video message “Your Attitude is a Game Changer” which encouraged the students to be serious, diligent, focused, disciplined and resilient during 2019.  

Welcome 2019 Together!

The Principal and staff are grateful for the support of all the “Friends of Fond Assau” and look forward to continuing the partnership in 2019. Much was accomplished and new goals have been set; the journey of  “Aspiring to be a Child-Friendly School of Choice” continues.

Tis the Season..




All grades held a class party to celebrate the end of term one and start the Christmas spirit on December 11th, 2018. Christmas music filled the air while the sharing of tasty treats and giving of gifts took its grip on teachers and students alike. Ho, Ho, Ho, what a festive day for everyone!

Celebrating 50 Years of Service




December 5th, 2018 marked the day F.A.P.S celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Although the day is observed on September 23rd each year, the decision was made so that everyone could can be part of the first flag raising ceremony, the opening of the Reading Gazebo and the Reading Room.

The flagpole was sponsored by the Gaspard family – longstanding supporters of F.A.P.S. The Gazebo was sponsored by the parliamentary representative, Mr. Ezechiel Joseph. Also on board was Harris Paints, who assisted by donation a few gallons of paint to beautify the finished product. The reading room was sponsored through a joint effort by; Make it Happen Foundation and Duboulay-Chastanet Law Firm (shelves and funds to acquire books) and Hands Across the Sea (sourcing and shipping of books and related materials).

Special “Thank You” to Ministry Officials, Past Students, Members of the Community Staff and Students of the School and especially our Sponsors for the part they played bringing this Historic occasion to fruition.

M.S.S.P Come In




Mr Bernez Khodra, representative for the School Safety Program in the Ministry of Education – along with his colleagues and the District One Education Officer;Mr. Cyrus Cepal, graced F.A.P.S with their presence on December 3rd, 2018. Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) being a key partner in the initiative. Students received lots of information, responded to trivia, received paraphernalia, sang the the song “MSSP Come In” and were thoroughly entertained by “Captain Safety” the School Safety Mascot!

A Future Glimpse





Occupations from all sectors were on display on November 30th, 2018, as students “Dressed Up” to represent their future job. They had plenty fun guessing the worker that each student portrayed. Although, this activity was a fund raising effort for District One, each child got to set goals for themselves. The future looks bright indeed for our nation!


Mr. Lucius Doxerie and his colleague visited F.A.P.S to speak about the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) on November 21, 2018. A very informative and interactive session which left everyone reassured that measures are in place to educate, prepare and respond in the event of a disaster.