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WEDNESDAY: French Fest at International High School!



International High School of New Orleans to Hold French Fest on November 8th

Multi-language school’s celebration will include French cuisine, music and dancing & a baking competition

WHAT:           The International High School of New Orleans (IHSNO) will hold its Annual French Fest with an assembly featuring French speakers, dance, student performances, music, arts and cuisine. There will also be a French baking competition. Ooh la la!

Monsieur Nicolas Torres, Attaché of Cooperation for French, will be the featured speaker at French Fest. Originally from the South of France, Nicolas Torres joined the French Ministry of National Education in 2004. Since 2015, he has worked for the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs as Attaché for the Cooperation of French.

WHEN:          Wednesday, November 8, 11:30am

WHERE:        The International High School of New Orleans,

727 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone (504) 613-5703

WHY: The International High School of New Orleans (IHSNO) takes pride in its cultural diversity and will celebrate French Fest to acknowledge our French History. IHSNO will celebrate all week with “French Week.”

IHSNO holds a series of cultural celebrations every year representing the languages that are taught at the school: Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Vietnamese and Chinese New Year (TET), French Week, Indian Day, Arabic National Day, and Black History Month.

The purpose of the the French Fest celebration is to carry on and celebrate French traditions through music, dance, arts and food.  This celebration is a way to recognize and commemorate the cultural contributions of the French to our great city and state.

International High School of New Orleans is an International Baccalaureate World School with an emphasis of language learning and diversity appreciation.  Founded in 2009, IHS is the only school in Orleans Parish to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), a curriculum with a reputation for its international external assessment with published global standards that focus on the development of a student’s critical-thinking skills by engaging them intellectually, emotionally, and ethically, creating a “passport for success”. Go to:

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