Beyond King's aims to keep the greater King's Academy community -- including alumni, families, donors and friends -- abreast of significant developments and noteworthy achievements at the school. It also serves as a forum for alumni to stay connected with King's and with each other by sharing news about developments in their lives. Beyond King's strives to foster and support a strong school community, especially among those who are not or are no longer involved in day-to-day campus life.
In 2011, King’s Academy joined a consortium of leading independent schools across America as the founding members of the Global Online Academy (GOA). Of the 10 institutions to launch the GOA, King’s was the only international member. Back then, the GOA served 120 students in 10 inaugural classes.
Cuban-American Aviselle Diaz ’15 came to Jordan from Miami as an Arabic Year (AY) at King’s Academy student with her mind set on a twofold goal: to learn Arabic and to receive a global education at one of the most diverse institutions in the region.
Ghassan Gammoh ’10 can remember the precise moment he learned about King’s Academy. It was 2006 and he was the only 9th grade student at Udhailiyah School, at the smallest and most remote compound in the Saudi Aramco* company network of communities in Saudi Arabia.
Nadine Zaza ’12 is only in her second year at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Providence, but her excitement about design and her passion for art are rapidly growing with each stroke of her brush.