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STUCO Valentine’s Day Sale

6 Feb

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Items will be for sale this week only, near the canteen, throughout lunch. See you there!

February Rotation Schedule

6 Feb

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Please note, the following days vary from our normal schedule:

  • February 26: No School (Kuwait Liberation Day)

Ministry of Health Art Competition

5 Feb

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The Ministry of Health is organizing an art competition entitled “Health Posters”.

The aim of this competition is to encourage students to raise awareness about health in society using artistic posters.

Terms and conditions of the competition:

  1. Subject Choices: Stop Smoking — Fight Against Obesity — Importance of Exercise
  2. Posters have to be original (all ideas must be your own)
  3. Poster size: 50 x 70 cm
  4. Students must show creativity using a variety of techniques, colors, and/or mediums (i.e. oil based paint, watercolor, acrylic, paper collage, etc.)
  5. The back of the poster should have the following information: name of the student, name of school, name of the teacher assisting the student, age of student, high school’s phone number, and guardian’s phone number.
  6. Posters are due by February 27, 2017 and must be submitted to the Ministry of Education (MOE) Department for Private Education in Mubarak Al Kabeer.

Please note that there will be a ceremony at the Marina Hotel on March 8th, 2017 where the posters will be assessed and the winners will be announced and awarded various prizes. Winning posters will also be published and distributed to public and private schools for display.

For more information please speak to Ms. Bush, Mr. Frels, or Ms. Thomas.

Columbia University Summer Program: Registration

31 Jan

Many of our our grade 9, 10, and 11 students have shown interest in attending the Elite College Preparatory Summer Academy, offered by Columbia University, but were experiencing difficulties when trying to register. These issues have now been rectified and all students who registered should have received an email. (If you did not, please drop by the HS Office and speak to Ms. Thomas.)

If you are interested in receiving more information regarding the program and/or applying to attend the program, please go to this site to register: web.elitedirection.com/registration. Once you register you will receive an email with your username and a temporary password, as well as a second email with further instructions about logging in, how to access the application, and the application deadline.

Please note that registration and applications are due by Thursday, February 16, 2017. Registered students will then be notified, by the end of February, whether they have been selected to move forward with taking the online admissions exam and any following steps.

Thank you for your interest in this program. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Murphy at murphym@ask.edu.kw or stop by the HS Office to speak to Ms. Thomas.

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Freshmen Pizza Lunch

30 Jan

Peers & Leaders will be hosting a pizza lunch in the Auditorium this THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND for all Grade 9 students!pizza

During the lunch, lots of important information will be shared, including a guest appearance by Mrs. Hazel.

All freshmen will be released 5 minutes early to lunch on Thursday (at 11:20). Please report directly to the Auditorium. PALS will provide pizza and a snack, but feel free to bring lunch from home if you would prefer.

All Grade 9 students will be in the Auditorium from 11:20 to 11:55 and will not be able to go to the canteen.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Columbia University Summer Program

29 Jan

This summer program is available to our current grade 9, 10, and 11 students. Please go to web.elitedirection.com for more information or to register. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Murphy at murphym@ask.edu.kw.

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Free Dress Tomorrow

25 Jan

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A few reminders about free dress:

  1. No shorts.
  2. No rips above the knee.
  3. Shoulders must be covered.