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Posted by on Friday, April 20, 2018
      ACS kicked off the SAISA Track and Field Meet with an opening ceremony at the school's theater where we welcomed 10 schools competing from 6 different countries. The meet will take place over the course of three days at a track field off campus and our athletes will compete in almost 100 different field events and races, showcasing the many months of preparation and hard work they have put in. As we embrace the competitive side of this event, it is important that we also remember... Read More
Posted by on Thursday, March 29, 2018
    On Monday, March 26, 2018 the performing arts classes entertained the ACS community with an evening of creative and inspiring performances. The show included dance, drama, and music and featured performances by a large majority of the middle school student body. Special musical guests from the US Army Materiel Command Band performed alongside the ACS students in what will be a long-remembered concert! Click on the following link to view more photos from the evening: Take the Stage -... Read More
Posted by on Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    ACS is proud to host the 2nd Compassion Summit, a gathering of 16 schools and dozens of nationalities from Jordan and around the region. Inspired by the Charter for Compassion, educators and students have gathered to work under a banner of love and compassionate leadership. The purpose of the Compassion Summit is to bring like minded schools together to create, enhance, and promote greater levels of compassion within our school communities...and it starts with the students…because peace... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    ACS students are committed to seeking focused opportunities to contribute to our local and global community. Everyday we see our compassionate students giving back to the community in which we live. This week, we are proud to share another example of how hard work and dedication can result in something great. Congratulations to Tamara on the grand opening of the Traffic Park in the UNRWA Jerash Camp Preparatory School for Girls that she funded. Read on to learn more from Tamara about... Read More
Posted by on Monday, March 19, 2018
       Project Rock Star is new to ACS and has been rocking the school through the first semester with performances at Spooktacular, Pot Luck, and all morning on the last day before winter break. This semester, the students are preparing for the upcoming Battle of the Bands, to be held on Wednesday, April 25th after the Women's March.  The student bands are self-led and coordinated by our High School music teacher, Darren Jahn, as part of the social entrepreneurship program. Students learn... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, March 6, 2018
     Healthier people are happier and more productive and a healthy lifestyle is crucial to high performance. One of our strategic priorities is Healthy Balance where we want our students and community to be thoughtful and intentional in their decisions and actions to promote balanced and healthy lifestyles. In conjunction with the Healthy Choices unit, our grade 6 advisory students got a hands on opportunity to put their knowledge to the test. Students came together to plan a healthy lunch... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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Posted by on Thursday, February 22, 2018
   With every hoodie YOU purchase, KENZA will give a hoodie to a person living in the Gaza Camp. The Gaza Camp is the poorest among the ten Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan. KENZA does not believe in charity, but rather self-development. Instead of simply giving a hoodie out, the KENZA store will be exclusively open in the SEP Building of the Gaza Camp. The store will give everyone the chance to choose what hoodie they want instead of restricting them to one “donated hoodie.”
Posted by on Wednesday, February 21, 2018
      Congratulations to our students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship class on a successful opening to our new ACS School Store. They had an incredible opening day. We are proud of their work in designing, organizing, and decorating the store. An incredible learning experience in marketing and retail management. Visit our photo gallery to see more photos of the store from start to finish: ACS Scorpion Store.  
Posted by on Monday, February 19, 2018
Our new state of the art theatre was featured in the premiere EMEA’s media resource for pro AV technology, integration and management magazine, InAVate Magazine: "After four years in the making, The American Community School in Amman, Jordan has added a 504-seat theatre to its world class facilities..." For the full article, click on the image below:

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