After School Activities

We are proud to offer a rich and diverse After-School Activities program. Throughout the year, our students in grade KG2 through 12 are offered various opportunities to develop their artistic creativity, musical expression, athletic ability, intellectual agility and a community connection.

Elementary After School Activities

AISA ELEMENTARY AFTER-SCHOOL ACADEMY

AISA After-school Academy 2016/17 Term 1 is here! Please read the class descriptions for more information. The majority of our activities will last 8 weeks. Most activities begin the week of September 18th.

NEW!! Payments cannot be made until you receive a confirmation email from Mr. Lewis about days and location. If there are any required fees, a parent must pay the exact amount with the Accounts Department in the Rotunda starting September 8th.

 

Middle School After School Activities

The AISA Middle School strives to provide fun and enlightening after school activities and clubs for its Middle School students.  Clubs run from 3:00-4:00 and meet weekly.  There are lots of different things to get involved in and we hope to see as many students out at our clubs as possible.  Students are encouraged to visit the clubs and activities fair in the last week of September regarding more information about clubs and activities.


2014/15 Activities:

Middle School Student Council - 
MS Student council is a group of students Grades 6-8who act as leaders and represent the student voice in the school, especially in planning activities and fundraisers

Intermediate Guitar Club - 
Intermediate Guitar Club improves existing skill set through popular and classic songs (techniques / skill improvement).
 
Art Club - 
Come and explore your creative side with various art projects ranging from drawing, painting, printmaking and collage!

The Knitting Club -  
The AISA knitting clubs mission is to build positive relationships while learning a lifelong hobby to be passed on to future generations. The “knitters” will learn basic knitting, the English style. As the “knitters’ produce a product for themselves we hope to eventually make scarf and hat donations to our local charities. Knitting is a way to share a hobby, laughter and companionship. This handcrafted tradition teaches persistence, concentration, perfects fine motor skills and builds self-confidence. 

Falconry Club - 
Student falconers assemble for training, hunts, national day presentation, etc. 

Choir - 
AISA sings! All interested students should come to the music room on Tuesday sept 30 for a brief meeting (2:55-3:15). Based on attendance we will decide specifics of the choir(s). Students unable to attend should email Ms. Warren (mwarren@aisa.sch.ae). All are welcome!

DELF (a1-a2) - 
It is a lifelong certification from the French Embassy. It is a testimonial to a student’s success in learning French. It recognizes the student’s accomplishment in French proficiency. 

DELF (b1-b2) - 
It is a lifelong certification from the French Embassy. It is a testimonial to a student’s success in learning French. It recognizes the student’s accomplishment in French proficiency. 

Magna Club - 
Manga are Japanese comics, and anime is the Japanese version of animation. Anime in Japan technically means any animated film and “manga” is any printed cartoon, but people in the rest of the world take them to mean animated films or comics from Japan. Basically, members are asked to draw anime to demonstrate their abilities and for fun!

 

 

 

High School After School Activities

 

AISA offers a range of clubs and activities that supports the growth and development of our high school students outside of the classroom.  Our extracurricular program is constantly expanding to meet the needs and interests of our student body.  Below is a brief overview of the clubs and activities currently available to grade 9-12 students. 

 

Model United Nations (MUN)

2014/15 Activities:

Model United Nations (MUN) - 

This club mimics the procedures and functions of the United Nations through debating and seeking to resolve current international issues. Students act as delegates on a world stage, sharpening their public speaking, cooperation, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. We prepare you for two conferences a year: one local and one international. MUN looks great on university applications and is also a fantastic way to meet new people while staying up-to-date on international affairs.  

The Knitting Club -  
The AISA knitting clubs mission is to build positive relationships while learning a lifelong hobby to be passed on to future generations. The “knitters” will learn basic knitting, the English style. As the “knitters’ produce a product for themselves we hope to eventually make scarf and hat donations to our local charities. Knitting is a way to share a hobby, laughter and companionship. This handcrafted tradition teaches persistence, concentration, perfects fine motor skills and builds self-confidence. 

Mural Club - 
Discover the art of mural-making (wall murals)
 
Girl-Up Club - 
Girl up is a movement of dedicated girls who take action and change lives by investing girls, especially in an underprivileged countries.  

Falconry Club - 
Student falconers assemble for training, hunts, national day presentation, etc. 

Choir - 
AISA sings! All interested students should come to the music room on Tuesday sept 30 for a brief meeting (2:55-3:15). Based on attendance we will decide specifics of the choir(s). Students unable to attend should email Ms. Warren (mwarren@aisa.sch.ae). All are welcome!

AISA Broadcast Program - 
AISA broadcast program is a club that delivers weekly news to AISA community members through student made YouTube videos. IP enhances editing skills, speaking skills, and brings fresh insight on happenings in our community- both in school and in the world. Various roles: camera man, anchors, photographers, etc. 

High School Drama Production- 
Students will act and assist with technical productions.

ECO Club - 
Reduce, reuse and recycle is the tagline for this club. Will be doing one or all of these for a sustainable future. 

DELF (a1-a2) - 
It is a lifelong certification from the French Embassy. It is a testimonial to a student’s success in learning French. It recognizes the student’s accomplishment in French proficiency. 

DELF (b1-b2) - 
It is a lifelong certification from the French Embassy. It is a testimonial to a student’s success in learning French. It recognizes the student’s accomplishment in French proficiency. 

Humans of AISA - 
It is similar to the concept of Humans of New York.

Robotics Club - 
This club is all about creating robots from online manuals or from scratch. The robots are built from Lego NXT Mindstorms. The participants of the club also learn to program the robots. In this way they learn the programming logic, which is helpful when learning higher level programming language.

Magna Club - 
Manga are Japanese comics, and anime is the Japanese version of animation. Anime in Japan technically means any animated film and “manga” is any printed cartoon, but people in the rest of the world take them to mean animated films or comics from Japan. Basically, members are asked to draw anime to demonstrate their abilities and for fun!

Math Club - 
Review of topics taught in classroom with students that are struggling in Math.

 

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