New Parent Night & State of the School

On Monday, August 23, we had our New Parent Orientation Night onCowper, and welcomed approximately 79 new families to ISTP. Unfortunately for all of us, an unexpected heat wave hit Palo Alto. While we were burdened by the stifling heat, everyone...

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Irréductible Gaulois and Internationlists

Thursday was a busy evening for me. I had the pleasure of attending two separate events. The first of which, was a French event called the “Irréductible Gaulois”, hosted by Thierry Gabadou from U.F.E., and held at ISTP’s Cohn Campus. It was...

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Teachable Moments

Yesterday, in preparation for the Cohn Campus celebration of ISTP’s “30th Birthday”, I visited each classroom. I talked to the students about what will be happening that day, the games they can take part in, their expected behavior, and the theme...

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It's a Small World After All

I recently emailed our alumni to tell them about our upcoming 30th Anniversary Gala; we were very fortunate to have almost the entire first class of 1979 with us for our 25th anniversary, and I am hoping that even more of our alumni will join us...

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Parlez-Vous Français?

The challenges of assimilating into another culture, while still keeping true to your roots is the topic of the cabaret-concert performance this Thursday.

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New York, New York

The CASE/NAIS conference is essential for Advancement professionals to not only continue to develop our skills in a ever-changing academic environment, but also allows us to develop a network of colleagues on whom we can call on to brainstorm or...

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Arts Night Thanks and Thoughts

For the school’s 30th anniversary, I wanted Arts Night to not only be an homage to ISTP’s humble beginnings as a French language immersion school, but also an evening for our students and parents to appreciate our special arts program. I know...

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