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Our campus is closed for Thanksgiving Holidays to allow our students and staff to enjoy time with family and friends. We look forward to seeing everyone on Monday, November 27, 2017.
Posted Monday, May 22, 2017 8:56:44 AM
ISA was privileged to be awarded first and second place in AHATA's Recycling Art Competition, which took place from May 8th until May 12. The purpose of the competition was to incorporate creativity and artistic abilities with promoting the usage of eco-friendly materials. All of the pieces of art that were entered in the contest were made from reused materials that were originally used for different purposes. The sixth grade class was awarded second place in the competition with the mermaid they created and the palm fronds they painted. The makerspace and the art history classes were able to earn first place in the competition with the lamp, chair, and divi divi tree they created. Congratulations to both groups for representing our school in such an outstanding manner!
Posted Monday, May 22, 2017 8:52:35 AM
Our talented, young soccer players took the field during the IBISA tournament, and fought their hardest to bring another title home! IBISA is an annual competition played between a number of schools on the island. For the tournament, our students in fifth grade and below performed to the best of their abilities and worked hard as a team. Unfortunately, during the semi-final, ISA lost to Washington and were kicked out of the tournament. They had the opportunity to fight for the third place medal and played very hard, but they were unable to capitalize. They left the tournament as fourth place holders, and although they fought hard, they are ready to come back next year and fight for it once more! The coach of the Elementary team, Coach Sam, said, " Our soccer players did their best, but were not able to defend the Cup from last year. We have to accept that and we need to work harder to take the championship back home." We are proud of our students for their effort and can't wait to see them back on the field next year!
Posted Tuesday, May 9, 2017 11:03:50 AM
ISA ES boys soccer team did great yesterday (May 8) during IBiSA soccer tournament. ISA won the first two matches.
ISA vs F.B. Tromp school 3-1
ISA vs Colegio San Hose 2-0
Today (May 9), we face S.B. Washington at 3:15 pm, it's going to be a challenging game. SBW is currently number one in the age group.
Posted Monday, May 8, 2017 11:26:07 AM
During the spring break, one of our ISA elementary students went to Las Vegas to compete in two karate tournaments. One was the International Karate Tournament, and the other was the US Open
Tournament. This Student's name is Diego Andres Lafee Rodriguez, he's only in 3rd grade, and he won five medals at the international event for the 8-9 age group. There were nearly 4,000 people that attended this event. The tournament lasted three days and was a physical competition. It was a great new experience for Diego and his sister as they met so many new people. Diego's little sister, Fabiana Helena Lafee Rodriguez, also won four medals. She
competed in the gymnastic competition and did excellent as well. Both brother and sister have lots of talent and continue to get better.
Posted Monday, May 8, 2017 11:18:00 AM
ISA's Sanne van Dam recently competed abroad in a gymnastics competition. In order to recognize her achievements, we decided to interview her on her experiences. We would like to congratulate her and wish her the best in future competitions!
✦ What event did you attend? "Four bars beam and vault" "There were two events; the Caribbean Championship and the Invitational Championship and it was in Barbados"
✦ What awards did you receive? "I received four gold and six bronze (medals)"
✦ How long did you prepare for the competition? "Four months maybe"
✦ How did you prepare? "Do everything 10,000 times 'till you get it right."
✦ What is your next aim? "Getting gold on my next competition."
✦ When is your next competition? "Three weeks"
✦ What has been your biggest challenge? "Beam...it's a struggle to stay on it"
✦ What do you like the most about being a gymnast? "Going to countries that you would never go if you weren't a gymnast doing competitions" How do you balance school and gymnastics? "Do homework at school"
Posted Friday, Apr 7, 2017 10:00:41 AM
Parade of Nations
By: Rishi Bhatia
International Day is one of the most anticipated events at ISA, with tons of activities taking place on that day. One of those events is the Parade of Nations. The Parade of Nations marks the start of International Day and it's the biggest event of the day. It consists of students standing alongside their flag and representing their country. They then go one by one in alphabetical order on stage with their country. After all the countries have gone on and off stage, the United Nations flag is presented and set in the center as a show of respect to all nations. This event is a highly anticipated event and this year we had 22 countries. It was a fantastic parade with everyone proudly representing his/her country.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 9:44:19 AM
Upcoming Key Club Events
By: Rishi Bhatia
The ISA Key Club has several events planned for the upcoming weeks.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 9:36:00 AM
Valentine's Day Recap
By: Maya Charley
The day to celebrate love and friendship was well-celebrated here on the ISA campus!
Posted Saturday, Aug 6, 2016 2:46:16 PM
New Student Orientation
Monday August 8, 2016
Roossien Conference Room
This year's New Student Orientation Program is as follows. We look forward to welcoming 19 new students.
Refreshments & Snacks
- Welcome families and introduction of office team by Dennis Willeford/Head of School - Spanish translation provided by Lila Mendoza/Spanish Teacher
- Welcome packets overview by Rakhee Mirchandani/Admissions
- Closing by the Dennis Willeford/Head of School
- Sycamore School Student and Parent login instruction with Mark Wilson/K12 Technology Specialist in the Tech Lab - escorted by Student Council members
- Meet new homeroom Teachers guided to rooms by Student Council members
- Campus tour conducted by Student Council members
#OneHappyISA #ISSEDU #ISANewStudentOrientation
Posted Friday, Aug 5, 2016 10:10:00 PM
We are excited about starting year number 87 for ISA on the island! Yes, between the original school near the refinery and our current location, we represent a long tradition of quality education in Aruba starting in 1929. We are glad you've chosen to be a part of the ISA family. Here is some key information for starting the year. New students will have an orientation on Monday, August 8.
Posted Sunday, Nov 15, 2015 8:46:18 PM
Posted Thursday, Nov 5, 2015 10:00:00 PM