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
Posted by on Tuesday, November 14, 2017
On Monday, November 6, ACS held a private opening for the Salti Fitness Center that honored the Salti family for their contribution to our school and the international community. The event was attended by close family and friends of the Salti family.
The launch honored Amer Salti, a former Board member who was instrumental in the school's growth in the 1980s and 1990s, and the memory of his daughters Soraya and Jumana Salti who were avid athletes at ACS and positive contributors to... Read More
Posted by on Thursday, November 9, 2017
The most anticipated event of the year - Spooktacular - was Friday, Nov. 3rd. Organized by the talented, dedicated Parent Teacher Group, the campus was transformed into spooky town. While live performances by students and teachers entertained families and friends, everyone enjoyed delicious food and drinks. Games and 2 haunted houses were also a huge highlight of the night! To view all the photos from the event, please click on the following: 2017 Spooktacular Photos
Posted by on Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Our ACS athletes traveled abroad to compete in SAISA tournaments across the globe.
The U18 girls volleyball team traveled to the Lincoln School in Kathmandu, Nepal to participate in the tournament. The girls played hard and had some great rallies in the volleyball games showing everyone how tough we can be. We couldn't have been more proud of our girls who ended up placing in 6th place. The girls were also recognized as a team and as individuals for their positive spirit, friendliness... Read More
Posted by on Thursday, October 19, 2017
Happiness is contagious and when you focus your thoughts and energy on goods things then the positivity that you've sent out into the world will come back to you twofold. What if you could take all those happy thoughts and store them in one place? That's what we are trying to do at ACS with our newly acquired Gojo or "Happiness Bank".
Paola Farran, former ACS parent, designed, created and displayed the Gojo during Amman Design Week. This 500kg work of art was created with ceramic pieces,... Read More