Face Aux Questions Trivia Competition Highlights Students' French Language Skills

Central Kings Rural High School was buzzing with excitement on May 14 and 15 as more than 400 students in grades 7 to 12 gathered for the annual Face aux Questions French language trivia competition. Teams of students from across the region went head-to head in this “Reach for the Top”-style quiz game where all questions and answers are given in French.

Teams are composed of students in grades 7 to 12 in Core French, Integrated French, Early Immersion and Late Immersion. The competition is organized so teams of similar grades and programs compete against each other. This year featured 104 matches and over 3,300 questions!

Thank you to all students who took part in FAQ 2018, and congratulations to the following teams for earning top rankings in this year’s event:

Français de base

7e  / 8e  année

West Hants Middle School 8

9e année


10e /11e /12e année

Middleton Regional High School 10


Français intégré

7Intégré / 7e Imm Tardive

West Hants Middle School 7 Immersion Tardive

8e année

Middleton Regional High School 

9e année

Bridgetown Regional Community School

10e /11e année

Bridgetown Regional Community School 11

12e année

Bridgetown Regional Community School


Immersion Précoce et Tardive

7e année Précoce

Evangeline Middle School

8e année Précoce

Kings County Academy

9e / 10e Précoce & 10e Tard

Northeast Kings Education Centre 9 Imm Précoce

10e /11e Précoce & Tardive

Avon View High School 11 Immersion Tardive

A very big thank you to all the teachers who committed time to practice with students and accompany them to the competition, as well as to parents/guardians and families for supporting students in learning a second language.

Photos: Some of the FAQ 2018 teams receive awards from Pat Murphy, AVRCE Acting Director of Programs and Services.

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