Posted by on Monday, May 21, 2018
Middle school had a fantastic and insightful time with Mark Sampson and his family. The family is making a tour around Africa raising awareness about climate change and environmental protection. The Family who has been touring a number of nations in Africa and quite a few in Europe for five years has reached Addis and made a remarkable presentation about their journey and their experience here at ICS. Students had a question and answer time with Mr. Sampson, in which they gained a great deal of... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Terry Fox Run event will be hosted here at ICS on Friday 13 October from 11:30 AM–12:30 PM. This event is a partnership between ICS staff, the Canadian Embassy and the Mathiwos Wondu YeEthiopia Cancer Society here in Addis. Terry Fox was a young Canadian back in 1980 who decided to run across Canada to raise money and awareness for cancer research. He was a cancer patient himself who had lost a leg to cancer prior to his commitment to run across Canada. He made it over 5000km before... Read More
Posted by on Friday, October 6, 2017
This event had two purposes. The first was to share the art making process with the younger students to show the differences and similarities of how artwork is created. Second, it was an opportunity for our grade 7 students to fully understand and be able to describe the meaning in their work to 4 year olds. Here are some more photos from the critique.
Posted by on Monday, September 25, 2017
In commemoration of International Day of Peace, the Spanish Mother Tongue Group, in coordination with Dr. Monica Llamazares from UNICEF, organized a field trip to UNICEF and UNECA. The Spanish Mother Tongue Students, KG-6, talked about how children in Syria are not able to live their lives as others do; how young children around the world are not vaccinated because of conflict. Others mentioned that peace is necessary to think about better ways to grow and to develop fully. Children also were... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, August 29, 2017
ICS welcomes students, teachers, parents and the community to a great school year. A smooth beginning to all, old and new, has resumed to a more or less full-throttle learning this week. The New Classroom Block building and the Sports Pavilion, exciting and high-end learning facility to a high-end learning caliber, are some of the enthusing additions to the existing facilities we have at ICS.
Posted by on Thursday, May 25, 2017
All band students wowed us with their performances in the end-of-year concert. This week, the choirs have done the same. Way to go to all the student musicians who have worked so hard to develop and refine their musical skills this year! Stay tuned for more end-of-year celebrations of success coming from multiple classes. It's great to see how much our MS students have grown!
Posted by on Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Grade 11 students had an amazing internship week. This program gives students exposure to the working world and they experience how things are made, how services and systems are put in place and work discipline. Students learn about different jobs and careers and more importantly, about themselves. They learned to think, communicate, cooperate and be a part of a bigger system. They also saw and explored something new and know more about themselves in a different and professional setting. The... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, March 7, 2017
French 1B students have been working on a house/apartment description unit. In this unit, students were given the role of a real estate agent. With the help of Mr. Aaron Tyo-Dickerson, MS/HS Technology and Innovation Coach, they have created a website to sell/rent a property. On Monday 06 March, Francophone speakers from the ICS community (Parents and teachers) along with Native Francophone students from elementary came to chat in French with French 1B real estate agents in order to buy or... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, February 21, 2017
On Monday 20 February 2017, twelve Elementary Leadership Council (ELC) students were able to help support ICS’s sister school Mekdela. The 12 students, ranging from 4th and 5th grade are composed of young leaders who support ICS in various ways that include: beautifying the campus, supporting assemblies and ICS events, helping students feel safe and supported while at recess, and creating ACTION projects that help out various schools and/or local organizations in need. This particular... Read More
Posted by on Monday, February 13, 2017
During the past months, the ICS Girl Scout Brownie Troop came up with the idea of collecting books to donate to a local school. Soon after they spoke at assembly to announce the book drive, held meetings with the ICS Elementary School Principal and Librarian, and worked closely with the ICS Elementary School Action Coordinator, to place boxes at strategic locations to collect donated books from the large ICS community. In addition, the girls, and their parents, organized a bake sale where... Read More