Posted by on Thursday, February 15, 2018
Last weekend our Scorpion Athletes represented ACS at the SAISA Boys Soccer, Girls Basketball and Badminton tournaments in Kathmandu (Nepal), Chennai (India) and Colombo (Sri Lanka). Both the badminton and soccer teams did a tremendous job representing ACS and finished in the upper half of their respective tournaments while the girl’s basketball team won the SAISA Championship in convincing fashion! We are extremely proud of our athletes. Go Scorpions! Click on the following... Read More
Posted by on Monday, February 12, 2018
As part of a Senior student's project, children from the Gaza Camp in Jerash were invited to ACS last Saturday for a Taekwondo workshop given by students and a 4 Dan Black belt teacher. Self defence is so important and teaching these children how to be safe will be a skill that will be useful throughout their lives. To view more photos from the workshop, click on the following gallery: Self Defence Workshop.
Posted by on Thursday, February 8, 2018
Our grade 6 science class students created a city using structures that are similar in function to the organelles of the cell. In doing so, students were able to demonstrate their understanding of how these organelles worked interdependently to help the cell survive much like a city! Visit our gallery to view more photos: Grade 6 Explorers!
Posted by on Thursday, February 1, 2018
We are finding small ways to test the new theater systems as we prepare for a grand opening of the new facilities. We had a unique opportunity to have a group of visiting musicians perform for our elementary students. Visiting students from The Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio, USA, performed classical and jazz music for the first time in our new theater. They also worked with some of our music classes. It is our hope that they have inspired our young musicians to keep practicing and... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Grade 6 students and teachers were fortunate enough to work with Mr. Paul Andersen, an internationally renowned Science consultant whose motto is 'don't kill the wonder'! Mr. Andersen's passion and commitment to strong Science education was evident during his sessions, which was enjoyed by all.
Posted by on Tuesday, January 16, 2018
On the evening of January 15th, the HS Arts department held an Arts Cafe to celebrate and highlight the creative arts that have taken place over the course of first semester. Visual Art, Photography, Music and Theatre Arts students showcased their phenomenal work in a casual cafe style setting where guests were free to wander around and take in all the sights. Congratulations to all the dedicated students on a fabulous evening. To view more photos, click on the following link: HS Arts... Read More
Posted by on Monday, December 11, 2017
Last Saturday, December 9, 2017, the Parent Teacher Group (PTG) hosted their annual Christmas Bazaar which was a great success. The campus was transformed into a winter wonderland and the community came together to share in a day full of holiday cheer. The PTG kicked off the morning with a complimentary delicious breakfast of pancakes, fruits and decadent mini hot chocolate cups. Then the action moved into the gym where over 60 vendors were selling a wide assortment of amazing products.... Read More
Posted by on Friday, December 8, 2017
World renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine has been working with 5th grade students over the course of the past 10 weeks helping students establish, as he says, "confidence to take the lead in their lives." December 8th proved to be a musical morning, with our fifth graders performing for their families and showing off weeks of training and passion. From rumba to tango, they proved they seriously got talent! Dancing Classrooms is a 10-week social development program for 5th graders... Read More
Posted by on Thursday, November 23, 2017
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, and in honor of acknowledging our hardworking staff members, ACS has had a long standing tradition that dates back to 1982 of serving a Thanksgiving feast to our support staff. The event is organized by the High School Student Council who also invited a group of children from the Collateral Repair Project to share in the celebrations. Parents were also invited to various Thanksgiving celebrations in different grade levels while giving students the... Read More
Posted by on Sunday, November 19, 2017
Last school year, ACS added "compassion" to its Mission Statement: "ACS inspires individuals to become self-motivated learners and compassionate citizens who demonstrate respect, act with integrity, and seek intellectual growth in a culture of high expectations." What does compassion look like? To help us institutionalize compassion at ACS, we have dedicated the week of November 19-22 to be Compassion Week. We officially launched Compassion Week on Sunday November 19th, with an... Read More