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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:
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