HAIRSPRAY JR.

Last weekend, the AISA Community enjoyed a thrilling spring musical performance of Hairspray Jr by our students. Every year our AISA musicals are great and this year was the best one yet. Thanks for the many hours of sacrifice and hard work to the directors and all cast and crew for making the show a success.

Making Soap

Our 7th Grade students went to a local school to team up with the students to make soap. One of the goals for the chemistry unit was to describe how synthetic materials come from natural resources and how they impact society. Thank-you to Kado school for hosting us with this event.

Pi Day

Last Wednesday, A high school assembly was held at the MPH to celebrate Pi day. Students participated in a scavenger hunt finding items around the school corresponding the the value of Pi.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AWARD ASSEMBLY

Last Friday was the Term 2 Award Assembly for Elementary Students. We would like to offer a sincere congratulations to all students who received awards. It was also Saint Patrick’s Day and everyone at the assembly was treated to an Irish musical performance. We would like to thanks to Ms. Lenonn for arranging the performance.

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

“It's an exciting page turner full of tension, humor, and pop culture nostalgia. ” Ready Player One is set in a dystopian 2044, and follows protagonist Wade Watts on his search for an Easter egg in a virtual reality game, the discovery of which will lead him to inherit a fortune in a world wrecked by an energy crisis. Steven Spielberg is directing the movie version, which is set to come out next year. Read it before the movie comes out, because we all know the book is better than the movie...

Elementary Football Club

The Elementary School clubs have been much fun this year. The football club engaged in a series of matches with other schools around the FCT and won most of the games. They last played Olumawu School winning three goals to nothing and one goal to nothing in the last round. Thanks to the Activities Co-ordinator and Club Coaches for leading the teams.

Abuja Inter-School Chess Competition

AISA participated in the 7th Abuja Inter-School Chess tournament, winning 4th for Elementary School and 3rd position for Secondary School. AISA was represented by: Elementary School: Giorgio Grego, winning the award for 2nd best player on Board 2 Eliot El-Chidiac, winning the award for 3rd best player on Board 1 Obinna Mba Faatihah Haroona Secondary School: Zein Zakaria, winning Best Male of the Year (2nd time in 2 years) Shreeyansh Pandey Bariwu Nwibani

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

Claudia is my kind of kid--in order to teach her parents a lesson, she decides to run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, since she likes art and it will be a comfortable place to hide out. She brings along one of her brothers, but only because he has money. I remember reading this as a kid and loving the idea of living in a museum. It also has a mystery element to the story, as they try to uncover the secret behind a new statue on display at the museum.

AISA Places 4th in Robotics

Our Bytes 'n' Bolts Robotics Club placed fourth in the International First Tech Challenge in South Africa. Teams from all over Africa and Europe came to compete in this event where students would build and program a robot to overcome a series of challenges. AISA was the best rookie team in the competition and also managed to beat the majority of veteran teams. Congratulations to Marcos, Michael, Ololade, Ahmed, Aidan, Angel, Lami, Evelyn, Michel, Zoya and Mr. Campbell for doing well in this event. The top ranked teams of the competition were: 1. Romania 2. Romania 3. Joburg 4. Bytes 'n' Bolts (AISA)

The Other Hand (aka Little Bee) by Chris Cleave

According to Wikipedia, Little Bee “is a dual narrative story about a Nigerian asylum-seeker and a British magazine editor, who meet during the oil conflict in the Niger Delta, and are re-united in England several years later. Cleave, inspired as a university student by his temporary employment in an asylum detention centre, wrote the book in an attempt to humanise the plight of asylum-seekers in Britain. The novel examines the treatment of refugees by the asylum system, as well as issues of British colonialism, globalization, political violence and personal accountability.”

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