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Congratulations Scorpions!

Monday, February 11, 2019

On behalf of the entire ACS community, we want to say that we are so profoundly proud of every student and athlete that took part in 6 different events this past weekend. We are also extremely proud of the Girls Basketball Team winning the SAISA Girls Tournament hosted here at the Scorpions Den. 

Here is a recap of the weekend:

SAISA Boys Soccer hosted at TAISM, Muscat, OMAN

The Boys Soccer team competed in 7 games in Oman last weekend, they reached and battled against TAISM in the semi-finals but lost 0-3 to the eventual champions. The boys rallied and won the 3rd place game against The Lincoln School to end the season on a high note. Click on the following link to view photos from the tournament: SAISA Boys Soccer Tournament 2019

High School MUN in Nicosia, Cyprus

A team of 15 students went to Nicosia to represent ACS at the MEDMUN which was held at the European University Cyprus in Nicosia on 8-10 February 2019. The 15 delegates had some fierce debates, made many new friends and enjoyed wonderful Cypriot hospitality.  

SAISA Badminton and Tennis in Chennai, India

8 badminton players and 5 tennis players traveled to Chennai, India to compete in the SAISA Tennis tournament. All students had an awesome experience and they were able to embrace the cultural, social and competitive opportunities they all had throughout the trip.  


Math Counts

9 students traveled to the American School of Bombay to represent ACS in the Middle School Math Counts competition. The competition is a venue which provides students in grades 6-8 the opportunity to compete in live, in-person contests against and alongside their peers. Students in Math Counts go through competitions categories titled: Sprint Round, Target Round, Team Round, and Countdown Round. We are so proud of our MS students for taking part! 

Last but not Least - SAISA Girls Basketball CHAMPIONS!!!

An outstanding and memorable weekend. In great fashion, the Girls basketball team, lead by Ms. Lauren and Ms. Morgan Purdy were undefeated in the 2019 SAISA Girls Basketball Tournament. With a full house, the Girls went on to beat AISC in the finals 36-16. We are so extremely proud of the young girls and look forward to watching them continue their great success. 

Here are some tournament facts:

  • This is our second year in a row winning the SAISA  title
  • Sienna Tounger scored 7 3-pointers in the Championship game
  • 40% of our team is comprised of 10th graders
  • We had over 25 ACS Host families open up their homes for the visiting students. THANK YOU!
  • There were 80 Girls from 8 SAISA Schools taking part in this tournament.
  • The level of sportsmanship and collegiality was one of the best things about the tournament and all the participating coaches and athletes

Highlights Video