French Class Expectations for kindergarten & 1st Grade: 

~Excellente posture scolaire. ( Excellent school posture)

~Je lève la main pour participer. ( Raise the hand for participating or if you have any questions)

~Silence complet en classe. ( Complete silence in class)

~Je complète mon activité, et puis je lis un livre.( I complete my activity and then I read a book)
Dear Parents of 1st Grade:

Below is the link for Les Loustics book. It’s available on Amazon. We'll be satrting our first lesson in the next week or so. Please if you could get the book if you haven't already and thank you so much for your support!


French Curriculum 2019-2020


Welcome to k-1 french class!

Hello Archway Arete families and welcome back to another exciting year in French Class 2019-2020


My name is Nicole Touma and I am in my first year of teaching in the K-1 French program here at Archway Arete.  I was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon and was educated in French schools. I proceeded to graduate from ASU on December of 2006, with a bachelor degree of science in Food and Nutrition Management.  I have been married to my husband Nick for almost 20 years coming this August and we have 4 beautiful children which 2 of whom will be attending Archway Arete this year.

Ever since I was in highschool, I had a great French teacher who showed me the importance of the language. This was one of the main reasons that I decided to become a French teacher, hoping to make a difference in the lives of many students and love the language enough to further their education and become fluent.

I would like to extend a special welcome to those fa…