Safer Internet Day is a global event that focuses on making the internet safe for everyone, particularly our youngest users. On February 6, visitors from Microsoft, Portugal, did a special presentation to students in Grades 3-5 and their parents, to Middle School and to High School Students.
Every year, the CAISL middle school students embark on an interdisciplinary unit that challenges the students in a variety of cross-curricular activities. The unit provides an opportunity for all three grades (6th, 7th and 8th) to work together on collaborative tasks.
Each year, a group of science educators from the NESA (Near East South Asia) Virtual Science Fair holds their NVSF training session at a different international school, and this year we were fortunate to be part of it at CAISL.
On November 3rd, the Parent Support Group organized a 'completely sold out' Thanksgiving Dinner. Although scheduled to be a few weeks earlier than the American Thanksgiving, it was also planned to be a few weeks later than the Canadian, ceasing the opportunity to celebrate both.
During the month of October, the Elementary Community Service Club hosted a mouth-watering Halloween Bake Sale. On the morning of the 30th of October, the elementary upper atrium was flooded with the aromas of Halloween-inspired cakes, cupcakes, and decadent sweets.
Character Counts! is an educational program that focus on the six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Citizenship and Caring. During the October international celebrating week that started on October 16, students its colors.
World Surf Resort, Ericeira, was the chosen location for this year's Middle School camping adventure. Although students remained firmly on dry land throughout, they did get to visit three different local beaches in the pursuit of team-building, bonding and creativity.