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CHILDREN, SPACES, RELATIONSHIPS

By: Samantha Wilson Our school environment must lend itself to manipulation and transformation by adults and children alike. Together as a community, we initiated a conversation to discuss how to incorporate our newly installed WOODEN LOFT into our learning space, to give it a precise identity that suited our needs.  As always, our aim was to offer further learning...

THE MYSTERY OF THE ENDANGERED TORTOISES ON CAMPUS

Members of the Tortoise Club feeding the Tortoises during After-school Activities Have you ever wondered about the origins of the tortoises we have on campus? As exciting as they are to look at and play with, the history of how they got here remains a mystery!The story of how they came to be on campus goes back years ago, when there was a police raid on a Friday market in...

MICAH HUGHES VISITS CAC TO TALK TO THE STUDENTS ABOUT THE MANGO PROJECT

Who hasn’t heard of the Mango Project yet? If you haven’t, you are definitely missing out on a lot! Founded by none other than our very own alum, Micah Hughes, this project aims to combat malnutrition in Africa. Having always been an avid believer in being a part of something bigger, and in contributing to humanity, Micah had always been eager to learn about ways in which he...

Dayretna GSS: The Circle of Giving Back; A teaching Initiative Led by CAC Students

After having attended the Global Issues Service Summit (GISS) in Johannesburg, South Africa, Cairo American College students, Hana Ghazi and Zeina Azab were motivated to start their own project at CAC. The summit, which tackles global issues, featured different delegates from all over the world, discussing several topics including projects founded and led by those delegates....

AUTHOR, MARGRIET RUURS VISITS CAC

Author of 40 Children’s books, Margriet Ruurs’ latest work has been an inspiration to many children across the world. “Stepping Stones” which was inspired by the stone artwork of Syrian artist, Nizar Ali Badr, showcases the story of a refugee family. The book, which has already been translated to 10 languages, is now widely spread all over the world. We were honored to have...

IMMORTALITY

It’s hard to put into words my unexpected encounter yesterday. A few weeks ago I was asked, as the National Honor Society advisor, to host a speaker who was coming to my school to set up a scholarship for her daughter, an alum, who died in a skiing accident. I agreed and learned the details and set about planning the event. I anticipated that it would be a sad event: a mother...

MS HOSTING ITS SECOND MAKER DAY

CAC Middle School (MS) is always committed to host every year three Maker Day events. The objective of this initiative is to expand on and complement the strong design technology culture among the MS students. Maker Education or Maker Movement was initially originated in the US, and it focuses on enhancing the students’ thinking and problem-solving skills through encouraging...

CAC Middle School Service Learning Program

Aligned with CAC’s Strategic Plan, the Middle School (MS) at Cairo American College has adopted a service learning program for all students; this service learning program was successfully launched in 2004. The MS works to provide a well-rounded educational program which focuses on CAC Core Values, and providing an academic program that challenges its students to learn and...

CAC Students Earn Major Awards at InJaz

Huge congratulations to CAC InJaz students Hashem Abdou (CEO), Shivani Pillai (sales), Fadi Tawfik (finance) and Riad Khawam (production). These CAC Eagles soared and snatched two awards in the INJAZ regional competition, hosted in Cairo this week. You can read more about the InJaz Competition and their successes in the Egyptian Enterprise blog. Representing Egypt in the...

ISSTs: Cairo Gold and More!

CAC Athletes traveled last weekend to ISST tournaments across Europe and from London to Vienna, the CAC Screaming Eagles proudly waved the CAC banner (and Egyptian flag). CAC, as is so often the case, ‘punched above its weight’. Of nine team medal opportunities, six CAC teams landed medals, including three GOLDS!!! Of four possible first place individual efforts, CAC had two...

Kenn Nesbitt’s Visit to CAC

This week poet, Kenn Nesbitt, from Spokane, Washington, visited with Pre-K - grade 8 students.  Kenn’s dramatic readings of his poems were very entertaining for all. Please ask your ES and MS students about his visit.  

COLLEGE FAIR - 80 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES VISIT CAC

Thank you to the CAC Counseling department for the hard work that went into bringing 80 universities and colleges to CAC’s campus for the benefit of our college-bound students. Middle and High school students had the opportunity speak to university representatives from top universities from Canada and the US, as well as from the UK, Spain, Egypt and the UAE. Schools in...

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