As Thanksgiving is approaching, our students took the chance to reflect on all they are grateful for, and have expressed this through art, writing and a special video dedicated to CAISL's staff.
Our EC 3/4 students decided that being physically distanced wouldn't get in the way of expressing their thanks to all the important people in their lives.
Our Kindergartners took inspirations from Paul Klee's work and made their own creatures using lines and and color during their art lessons.
5th Graders have been working hard during music lessons, and their skills have grown immensely since the year started.
Iberian Model United Nations (IMUN) 2020 was one like no other. For the first time, the conference was held fully online, and this new experience showcased the resilience and willingness to adapt and excel in all participating students.
CAISL is collecting non-perishable food to donate to the food bank Banco Alimentar. The collection isn't over yet and Middle School alone has already gathered over 400 kg of food!
Our Kindergarteners have been working hard on their reading and writing skills, and this effort shows on their early writing exercises.
High School Art students took inspiration from social media to produce a series of artwork, currently on display at the snack-bar for other students and teachers to enjoy.
Grade 1 set a challenging learning goal for the day: "I can interview an immunologist" and did just so through an online call.
Our middle and high schoolers embraced the Halloween spirit with a series of themed activities.
To help our 10th Graders navigate through the US Election’s System, CAISL had the virtual visit of Patrick Siegler-Lathrop on October 27.
Keeping students physically active and socially engaged can be a challenge in such a different school year, but nothing that a creative sense of fun can't fix.
Our Middle and High School Orchestra prepared a sweet Halloween treat for Parents and Students. Each in their bubble, students played the main theme from "Pirates of the Caribbean". Ms. Elena then used some video magic to put her orchestra together, and the result is fantastic!
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, and our Secondary students celebrated the date with a debate session on issues that affect today's world.
As we get ready for Halloween, ghosts, scary pumpkins and spiders are staring to crawl up the Middle School and Elementary atria.
Our first graders read Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton and were inspired to create beautiful art work.
This was a big week for Grade 5 Orchestra! Students played their first music piece together, and they sounded beautiful.
During this time of the year our 12th graders students go trough one of the most interesting and challenging parts of their science curriculum – the final experimentation process.
The beginning of Fall is synonym of harvesting, and in Portugal the "vindimas" are still an important tradition.
Our Library Media Center is sharing some of their community library items. We have books in English and Portuguese for parents to take home and read at their own leisure (no need to return them). This selection changes every day, so make sure to have a look while waiting for the children!
This year, our young artists are enjoying brand new art kits, that are used by one student only.
Participants of the 2020 “Set Sail for Adventure!” summer reading challenge were recognized in a virtual medal ceremony on Friday, September 25th. Congratulations to all of our participants!
The Scientific Picture Competition is a CAISL HS activity where in the end of each school year, 11th and 12th science students present - according to individual and personal criteria - their most aesthetically-pleasing photo taken during the year. The single rule is that each image must relate strongly to science and be original.
On Saturday, September 19th, over 40 seniors came in to participate in the CAISL college day. Sessions focused on the main destinations for our students—the US, the UK, Portugal, the Netherlands and a general session on Europe.
Middle Schoolers and their teachers made the best of the sunny days we had in these first weeks of school and had classes outside.
Grade 5 is enjoying three different music teachers this year, and these lessons sure are fun.
Creativity is often connected to the Arts, but who said it can't be found in a Physical Education (PE) class as well?
The NHS had its first meeting of the 2020-2021 school year. With the current circumstances, everything had to be done over Teams, but that didn’t stop our dedication and ideas from going along.
After months of class@home, our students are finally returning to campus.
Welcome back students, and a very special thank you to parents for their patience and cooperation in these first days of school.
The Graduation Ceremony of 2020 was unique. Each member of the Class was invited with their immediate family for a private graduation ceremony that was then put together in a video for all to watch and remember. Here is a summary of this unique Graduation which will not be forgotten.
CAISL's children's day couldn't be a happier one! Today we welcomed back our EC and Kindergarten students, after more than two months of class@home.
Strings instruments and crazy hats go together just perfectly, as our Orchestra students showed on the evening of February 6th at the Mad Hatter Tea Party Concert.