Awareness Week: February 20-24

19 Feb

This week, ASK celebrates Awareness Week and National/Liberation Day and we have a many activities planned.  Each day features a themed dress event and lunchtime activities.  The week will culminate in a celebration of National/Liberation Day.  We will have a 1/2 day of classes and a 1/2 day of events beginning with an assembly to celebrate Kuwait culture and history.  The afternoon will feature food of Kuwait, booths, and a treasure hunt designed by the company K-LUE.  During the week, the senior class will be celebrating Kuwait cookies for KD 1 that will be delivered on Thursday morning.

Below are the details of the week.

Sunday StuCo
(Road Safety)
Monday
NHS
(Health)
Tuesday SusCom (Reduce)
Schedule Type Normal Normal Normal
Themed Dress StuCo: Road Safety NHS: 5 Areas of Health SusCom: Reduce
Description: 

Students must wear:

Wear one of the following colors in support of road safety: 

Green, Yellow, Red (like a stoplight)

*Students may wear jeans or sweatpants if they are in theme colors

Wear one of the following colors in support of awareness about one of the following issues: 

Green—substance abuse

White—lung cancer

Blue—eating disorders

Gray—diabetes and asthma

Red—anti-tobacco

*Students may wear sweatpants or jeans

Green top and jeans or other normally approved bottoms 

*No sweatpants

Lunchtime Activity Drive Through Bake Sale: Healthy vs. Unhealthy goodies (secretly take stats) NHS distributing healthy snacks at lunch—we’re thinking vegetables and dip, fruit salad, yogurt, water, juice, etc. 

 

  • Organic/Local goods/Sustainable bake sale
  • Awareness activities on stage (can smashing contest and trivia contest)
  • Selling of other SusCom paraphernalia if available (stickers)
  • Students may be working to spread awareness on some of their individual action plans regarding sustainable practices

 

Additional Activities
  • StuCo is going to post signs with road safety suggestions
  • Kuwaiti Cookie Sales- Seniors

 

NHS students will be making color-coordinated posters with health-related facts and putting them up Sunday afternoon or Monday morning. 

  • Kuwaiti Cookie Sales- Seniors

 

  • Kuwaiti Cookie Sales- Seniors

 

Wednesday
StuCo (Obesity)
Thursday
Seniors
Kuwait
Schedule Type Normal ½ Day Classes 

½ Day Events

Themed Dress StuCo: Obesity SENIORS: National/Liberation Day
Description: 

Students must wear:

Wear athletic wear to support awareness of obesity: 

Top:

-Jerseys/team affiliated shirts

-Shirts with sports logo

-Track-suit

Pants:

-Workout pants

-Track-suit

*No jeans

Wear Kuwait National Dress or colors (black/red/white/green) in support of Kuwait National/Liberation Day. 

*Students may wear sweatpants or jeans

 

Lunchtime Activity
  • Announcement: Stats about our healthy vs. unhealthy snack sales
  • Push-up Contest Hosted by Mr. Ashraf in Courtyard (2 students per grade- how many push-ups in 1 minute)
  • Assembly
  • Kuwait food rooms
  • Kuwait Culture Booths
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Samra
Additional Activities
  • StuCo is going to post signs with facts about obesity

 

  • 11:15-12:15 Assembly- Kuwait Cultural Experience
  • 12:15-2:00 Kuwait Dining /Activities
  • Kuwaiti Cookie Deliveries

 

Theme dress general rules:

–       No shorts

–       No bared shoulders

–       Dresses/skirts must fall to mid-knee

–       Must be modest and appropriate

–       If you are not dressed in theme, you must be in dress code!!

Announcements from the Senior Class:

National Liberation Cookies :

The Senior Class will be selling National Liberation Day cookies for KD1 on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at break and lunch.  Say Happy 20/50 to a friend.  Cookies will be delivered on Thursday morning.

National Day Treasure Hunt :

Want to participate in a fun National Day Treasure Hunt.  The Kuwait company K-LUE is designing an ASK specific treasure hunt for us to participate in on our National Day Celebration.  The cost is KD 3 per person and you must sign up in teams of 3.  Tickets will be sold at break and lunch.  Seniors may participate free of charge.  Sign up TODAY!

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