On Tuesday 21 February AIS hosted the SISAC Cross country championships at Phu My Hung golf course. It was a great event as it is a team competition. Out of the 8 runners that are entered, the first 5 for each school to cross the finishing line score points for their school. It was a successful day with our U19 Boys placing 2nd and an amazing FIRST place for our U9 Girls team from Cherry Blossom Campus. They smashed it! Well done to everyone who took part – it was a great morning of running!
Joining the Under 14 soccer team was a great decision. Throughout the season, I have had so much experience and great fun playing friendly matches as well as the tournament with other teams. I love going to trainings because we would always learn new skills and enjoy it at the same time. Not only that I have learnt lots of new things. I have also made lots of new friends and has gotten the chance to talk to people that I don’t usually talk to. Even though the results of our tournament were not what we expected, as a team
As part of our support for students to find the best university after school, some of our Year 11-13 students attended an information session held by representatives from seven USA universities on 1 March. The seven universities represented were: Baldwin Wallace University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Manhattanville College, Ohio University, Roger Williams University, Rowan University and The University of Oklahoma. The universities presented information on the range and diversity of university choices and programs from across the USA. Some of the points covered were: why study in the USA; scholarships and finances for studying in the USA; and guidance in preparation
One way that all people can make a positive difference in the world is to give – either of themselves by doing volunteer work, or by donating money. Quite simply, when you give you are helping those in need. Charity is a humanitarian act which seeks no reward. Interestingly, research shows that people that give to others, whether in time or resources, experience greater happiness, contentment and satisfaction with life. To encourage this sense of charity in our students and to support communities in need in Vietnam, AIS has an established partnership with the Loreto Kids Charity. Last year AIS