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Spirit Week – April 23-26

20 Apr

pj day

High School Spirit Week takes place next week, April 23 -26.

All dress needs to follow dress code:

  • No shorts.
  • No rips above the knee.
  • Shoulders must be covered.

If you are not dressed for the dress-up day, then you must be in the school uniform.

Have fun and show some spirit!

Sports Day Winners!

17 Apr

win

Many congratulations to the Freshmen (grade 9) and Juniors (grade 11) for taking the win on Sports Day! Everyone played well and had a great time, and now the winners get to celebrate with Free Dress this Wednesday. (All free dress rules still apply.)

Note: All grade 10 and 12 students must come in dress code on Wednesday.  This means ASK polo and blue pants. Thank you.

Art Show

10 Apr

art

You are invited to attend the 2017 ASK Art Show:

April 10th – 17th

Viewings from 6:45am – 7:15am & 2:00pm – 3:00pm in the Auditorium.

Opening Reception to be held on April 12th from 2:15 – 3:00 in the afternoon.

We hope to see you there!

Sports Day

9 Apr

Sports

High School Sports Days will be happening this week. Grades 9 and 10 will play on Wednesday, April 12th and Grades 11 and 12 will play on Thursday, April 13th. More information regarding teams and times will be emailed out later this week.

Please note: All classes will be taking place as normal for students who are not involved in Sports Day (Grades 11/12 will have classes on Wednesday, Grades 9/10 will have classes on Thursday), students are expected to attend both days.

 

College Information Night (Grade 11)

22 Mar

college

Dear parents and juniors,

You have probably received e-mails regarding our upcoming college night which will be held in the library at 6.00 pm on Monday, March 27th.

This is a very useful event as it will help juniors and their parents understand the different elements of the college application process when applying to colleges in the US, Canada, UK, and others.

Mr. Daniel Marschner, Director of International Admissions and Outreach at Loyola Marymount University, will be joining me in presenting and we will be covering topics such as the importance of a rigorous schedule, a well-written college essay, letters of recommendation, standardized testing, deadlines, majors, and much more.

I believe it is important for students to start thinking about the different components of an application and what differentiates a winning application from others. Hearing this from their counselor and learning about the selection process from a college perspective will hopefully help students get a better understanding of applications and admissions.

I do hope you will join us this coming Monday.

Shawarma Sale Tomorrow

19 Mar

Support the Senior Class at their Shawarma Sale on Monday, March 20th, across from the canteen – Cost: 0.750 kd / sandwich.

shwarma

Parent/Teacher Conferences Today & Tomorrow

15 Mar

ptconf

As a reminder, we invite all high school parents (and students) to join us for our second round of parent-teacher conferences. They will begin today from 12:00 – 2:30 and continue tomorrow, March 16th, from 7:15 – 2:00 in the auditorium and library.

Please note the departmental lunch breaks in scheduling of your conferences on Thursday:

    • 11:00 – 11:45     Lunch Break for English, Science, IT, PE, Arabic and Religion departments
    • 11:45 – 12:30     Lunch Break for Math, History, World Languages, and Fine Arts departments

We look forward to seeing you there!