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IN MEMORIAM

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Kira Goodwin’03: It is with a heavy heart that we share news of the loss of our alumna Kira Goodwin'03 due to a tragic avalanche accident on December 31, 2017. Kira, of British Columbia and Alberta, Canada lived a vibrant but short 32 years. She was taken from this world by an avalanche while backcountry skiing in the west Kootenay mountains on December 31st, 2017. She had quite a love for adventure, was an avid traveler, exceptional athlete and a lover of nature and wildlife. She was passionate about living and had a smile and personality that were larger than life. She made family everywhere she went, not just friends.
Kira loved her career in nursing and used her skills to serve in Neonatal Intensive Care, the Chemotherapy Clinic and the Operating Room. She was an ambassador for Canada everywhere she traveled, and loved to immerse herself deeply in culture. She was generous and kind in life and death. Although Kira could not be saved, she was an organ donor and therefore directly responsible for supporting the lives of others.
Kira was one of a kind and will never be forgotten. To support Kira’s Legacy Fund, please click on the link below.
https://www.facebook.com/kiragoodfund/posts/367557867041758

 

AmnaHussein Amna Hussein (2005-2018): Our dear Middle School student Amna Hussein passed in a tragic accident at home in February. Her memorial was held at CAC in the theatre and she was then honored in a moment of silence as students, teachers and faculty gathered to place her memorial plaque and flowers in CAC’s memorial garden. Amna was a talented, bright young girl who will be missed yet never forgotten.

LETTER FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL

22-03-2018

Dear Eagles Around the World! Welcome to the Spring '18 Alumni Newsletter and thank you for taking the time to catch up on 'what's going on in Maadi'.  CAC has had a busy year with several notable accomplishments. As always, learning is our focus and we continue to strive to provide students with an excellent learning environment, challenging curriculum, and opportunities for enrichment. This includes our robust field trip program for ES students via the Egypt Culture program. ES classes recently visited The Egyptian Museum and Mohamed Ali Mosque. CAC has added a Challenge and Enrichment Coordinator this year, and her role...

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IN THIS ISSUE

TEACHERS REBECCA & KIM NERENHAUSEN A…

13-03-2018

Teachers Rebecca (Elementary School Music) and Kim Nerenhausen (Elementary School) and Julie Klimentos (Middle School Art) are leaving Cairo American College this year after more than 20 inspirational years! They...

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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER AT CAC: MARIO RIGB…

13-03-2018

"Walking was the metaphor of how far you can go""In Africa, nobody stands alone, a community will help you""This journey taught me Empathy, Humanity and sharing" The Alumni and Community Engagement...

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CAC MUN 40TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2018-2019

13-03-2018

Dear Alumni, In the late 1970s, Mrs. Barbara Johnson, teacher of International Relations at CAC, began taking her class on an annual trip to the Hague International Model United Nations...

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CAC ALUMNI MAKE 2018 FORBES 30 UNDER 30 …

13-03-2018

Our most recent alumnus, Marwan Refaat ’18 graduated early in December and is a name that we believe we'll be hearing about in the years to come. During his time...

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ALUMNI AND WEEK WITHOUT WALLS

13-03-2018

Our alumnus Hassan Sadek ’01 is organizing a 2018-2019 Week Without Walls trip with CAC and will be travelling with our students too! If you are an alumnus interested in planning...

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CAC ALUMNA AND OLYMPICS CHAMPION FARIDA …

04-03-2018

  On the last day of Spirit Week, September 14, CAC alumna and Olympics Champion Farida Osman ‘13 came back to CAC to share her journey and inspire students of all...

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MAKER DAY: MR. ELHAMY NAGUIB’S WORKSHOP…

13-03-2018

You may have noticed a beautiful mosaic in our CAC Theatre foyer. This masterpiece was a donation to CAC by Mr. Elhamy Naguib to honor his late wife and previous...

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ISTA THEATER FESTIVAL IS BACK AT CAC

13-03-2018

As one of the founding schools of The International Schools Theatre Association (ISTA), CAC hosted the ISTA HS Festival for the first time this year since 2008. ISTA believes that...

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ALUMNI PARTICIPATE IN CAC’S THIRD ANNUAL…

13-03-2018

Adolescence is a critical time period for developing healthy habits. Despite overwhelming research that highlights the importance of physical activity for girls, girls all over the world significantly decrease their...

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WHERE ARE OUR EAGLES SOARING?: CAC SENIO…

13-03-2018

Our eagles are soaring off to amazing universities around the world again this year!  (See some of the universities below)A very impressive statistic we discovered about CAC college scholarship data...

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INJAZ COMPETITION

04-03-2018

  On December 14, 2017, in the CAC theatre, we celebrated CAC winning the INJAZ Al-Arab Regional Competition for Young Entrepreneurs. Injaz is a youth centered, non-profit organization that aims to...

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MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY IN MIDDLE SCHOOL

13-03-2018

On February 22, the Middle School World Language Department celebrated Mother Language Day with our students. This day is celebrated internationally to showcase the importance of culture and diversity. We...

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ALUMNA MEDICAL AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR DO…

04-03-2018

Former CAC student Carol Donner (Mussetter)’54 generously sent us her fascinating book, “The Magic Anatomy Book” to be shared and enjoyed by our young readers in CAC’s Elementary Library. The...

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CAC’S NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY COLOR RUN F…

13-03-2018

CAC Alumni and Community participated in CAC’s National Honor Society Color Run this year and raised substantial funds for Assuit Burn Hospital victims. Runners got splashed with holi powder as...

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ALUMNA CHILDREN’S AUTHOR AND WORLD BANK …

04-03-2018

  Our talented alumna Dina Elabd’08 participated in this years Book Fair at CAC. Dina excitingly read to our students her latest story book “The Magic Palm” and later gave us...

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