News & Events
There is always something going on at CAISL. Below are some news of events, field trips, celebrations, art shows, sports tournaments, etc.
For the privacy of our children, photos were not included.
Eighteen CAISL grade 10-12 students chose to challenge themselves over our recent Thanksgiving break, November 28-30, by participating in the Yale Model Government Europe conference.
Between November 21 and 23, CAISL hosted the Fall Tournament, marking the end of the Girls Soccer and Boys Basketball season for Divisions 3, 4 and 5.
On Saturday Nov.16, a group of 15 HS students joined FestVerde in Pinhal de Leiria. This was a reforestation initiative organized by the US Embassy in collaboration with Quercus and Câmara Municipal da Marinha Grande.
The 25th conference of the Iberian Model United Nations (IMUN) brought together a record number of participants, with about 500 students involved from 27 different schools.
CAISL's collaboration with Habitat for Humanity Portugal celebrates 15 years this October. And what better way to celebrate this date than to pull up our sleeves and get to work?
On Tuesday, October 22nd, CAISL partnered with SRT Fairs to host a college fair. Representatives from over 20 Universities and colleges came to share information about their institutions with students from Grade 11 and 12.
Last Friday, October 18th, parents and children came back to school in the evening for an exciting movie night.
On the afternoon of the half-day, High Schoolers had the opportunity to stay for Career Fair to find out more about different fields of work and how ones professional life can be fulfilling.
Mr. Shawn Abbott, Vice Provost for Admissions and Financial Aid at Temple University, met with students and parents who wanted to learn more about the U.S. university system.
Not even a rainy Saturday could ruin the first CAISL Western Barbecue! A mix of the traditional Welcome Back Picnic and the Western Party, this event promised a lot of fun for all family members.
Last Wednesday, June 19th, EC3/4 and Kindergarten had their last Informances of the year, an informal in classroom performance, when parents get the opportunity to see their children's growth in music.
June 1st, international children's day, was of special significance for CAISL's senior class: it was their graduation day, and thus the last time coming to school as students.
For the very first time, our Track & Field team won the overall track meet, scoring a total of 623 points.
CAISL's Spring concert took place on May 23rd, including orchestra and choir pieces performed by students from Grade 5 to 12.
The evening of May 17th was quite an exciting one at CAISL. After long weeks of stage setting and rehearsing, the High School Drama class was ready to present the classic comedy play The Odd Couple.
On the 29th of October and 8th of April, Biology grade 9 students went to Centro de Recuperação do Lobo Ibérico, a sanctuary owned by Grupo Lobo.
This year's Junior Model United Nations was a grand success. We had over 250 students participating from several international schools.
On the evening of April 10th, Grades 1 through 4 students presented one of the most awaited concerts of the year: the Spring Show.
Every year the National Honor Society Induction Dinner is one of the most enjoyable events at CAISL.
On March 23rd, many families showed up at CAISL with their boots on, ready for the Western Party sponsored by the Parents Support Group. And what a party it was!
On the 29th of March, students from ESS Year 1 and Environmental Science visited Laboratório Marítimo da Guia. This is an investigation facility whose main focus is to study the impacts of climate change on marine biota.
The "CAISL Techno Wolves" team was made of ten students from the Middle School Exploratory Robotics class, who also took the "Robotics" after-school club, and took on the challenge to program and build robots to perform tasks that included speed drag, tug-of-wars and power trailer pull.
On March 19th, CAISL hosted the Jazz Night, a musical event bringing several internationals schools together.
One of the highlights of the school year, the IB Year 2 / Advanced Art Exhibition and Tri-M Induction Ceremony took place on the evening of March 12th.
The Mad Hatter Tea Party took place on March 8th and brought together Middle and High School Orchestra students in their best and most exotic hats.
Middle School semester awards were given to recognize outstanding achievement or effort in specific disciplines, and general awards were given for outstanding performance in different categories.
On February 16th, a perfect day to be at the Algarve, our Cross Country team who represented us in the best possible way.