FRENCH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL CELEBRATES 50th ANNIVERSARY AT CASTRO THEATRE WITH SPEAKER SERIES EVENT
Peter Coyote, Michael Moritz, Tiffany Shlain, Guillermo Gómez-Peña and others help celebrate 50th Anniversary of first bilingual immersion school in San Francisco on February 11 at Castro Theatre
WHAT: On Saturday, February 11th, 2012, French American International Schoolpresents the “i-speak” series, an evening of conversation and sharing of ideas featuring a collection of international thought leaders, artists and celebrities on the topic of innovation in the 21st Century. This signature event of the school’s 50th anniversary celebration will feature appearances by actor Peter Coyote, venture capitalist Michael Moritz, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, artist-activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña, composerNathaniel Stookey, international finance expert Moyara Ruehsen, Sherene Melania (San Francisco Arts Commission) and French American alumna Erin Durrah.
“i-speak” is part of a two-day celebration marking French American’s 50 years of pioneering bilingual, internationally focused and academically challenging education in San Francisco. French American International School was founded in the 1960’s era of internationalism as an experiment in bilingual immersion education by a small group of visionary parents and community leaders. Today it is the oldest, largest and first bilingual school in San Francisco.
WHEN: Saturday, February 11
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Doors open at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Castro Theatre
429 Castro Street, San Francisco
PUBLIC INFO: This event is open to the public, students and alumni. Tickets are available through the French American International School website: www.internationalsf.org/
COST: $5 for Students Under 21