On March 26, King’s Academy hosted a MONEYSMART financial literacy bootcamp, powered by Rise by Bank al Etihad and organized by Eventa, to coincide with Global Money Week, which is observed from March 20 to 26.
Arabic Year (AY) students at King’s Academy embarked on an unforgettable trip to Egypt during the school’s spring break in March.
King’s Academy students taking the Topics of Computing course presented this week innovative mid-semester hardware projects that they have been working on.
Whether it was their directorial or acting debut, or their last time on the King’s Academy stage, the students directing, acting or working behind the scenes put on an impressive series of performances during the annual Winter Play Festival that took place on March 7 and 8 in the Abdul Majeed Shoman Auditorium.
King’s Academy welcomed former King’s Academy faculty member Ala’ Hamdan, who is a filmmaker, visual storyteller, photographer, and co-founder of At Films production company, to speak to students on March 7 about her career and life experiences.
King’s Academy faculty member George Morganis was recently awarded the Fowler Merle-Smith Scholarship to attend the summer 2023 session at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, a six-week program of study of Greece and its major monuments, and to deepen understanding of the country’s landscape, history, material culture, and literature from antiquity to the present.
King’s Academy is marking International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8, with an entire month of activities and events to celebrate women, including a line-up of inspiring guest speakers to talk to students about their career and life experiences.
The third annual Shakespeare Monologue Competition was a resounding success with outstanding performances by theater students in the Page to Stage and Scene Study classes.
Juniors and seniors at King’s Academy participated in a “sleep competition” organized by the school’s wellness counselors with the aim of raising awareness about sleep patterns and helping students make better decisions about their sleep habits and schedules.
King’s Academy students Leen Mehyar ’25 and Jood Adayleh ’25, and Head of the Learning Center Rana Matar participated in the Zero Project Conference that took place in Vienna, Austria from February 22 to 24.
Some 350 students from nine schools in Jordan and Palestine participated in the annual King’s Academy Model United Nations (KAMUN) conference that took place last week.
King’s Academy students Yousef Al-Labadi ’24, Jude Nofal ’24, Salma Bani-Amer ’24 and Jwana Tabbara ’24 were recognized for their exceptional academic achievements at the Queen Rania Outstanding UK Learner Awards 2023 that took place on February 16 in partnership with the British Council in Jordan.
King’s Academy hosted a dance performance in the Gallery on January 18 titled Endless Peripheral Border, in which around 50 students and faculty members participated alongside professional musicians and dancers from Amman.
Music and energy, mystery and romance, comedy and laughter, secrets and strangeness. Little Shop of Horrors, King’s Academy’s fall theatrical production, was a musical extravaganza that literally had it all.
King’s Academy welcomed Mohamad Haj Hassan, founding partner and board member of Akhtaboot and Jawaker, as a guest speaker on December 5 to share his entrepreneurship experience with the student body.
With winter break fast approaching and the cold weather making everyone long for tasty treats to keep them warm and cozy, there was no better time for the King’s Academy parents to organize their annual Winter Holiday Bake Sale.
Last week, a robotics competition and award ceremony marked the conclusion of the six-week Samsung Innovation Campus (SIC), which was launched for the first time in Jordan by Samsung Levant at King’s Academy.
King’s Academy’s CrossFit launched its first fitness competition last week, sponsored by Vy Health Club, with the goal of testing students’ physical and mental stamina, endurance and strength in a fun environment.
King’s Academy students last week took a tour of Tall al-Umayri, an archaeological site that dates from the Early Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period.
The King’s Academy community developed a renewed appreciation for modern Middle Eastern art following a talk by Emirati columnist and researcher on social, political and cultural affairs Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi during his visit to school on November 21.
It’s great news for the King’s Academy Middle School. The results of a recent independent survey about how engaged King’s seventh and eighth graders feel at school have come back overwhelmingly positive.
King’s Academy Lions won three games and tied one to emerge as champions of the Amman Athletics Conference (AAC) last weekend held at the American Community School.
School spirit was the order of the day at King’s Academy’s second annual Row for Funds event, a dynamic fundraising initiative that brought together the entire student body, faculty and staff for an energetic afternoon of rowing for a good cause.
On Sunday, King’s Academy hosted Captain Jamil Zayyad and Major Feras AlHewitat, pilots with the Royal Jordanian Falcons, as guest speakers during a special school meeting that took place in the Abdul Majeed Shoman Auditorium.
November is traditionally the month of giving, with Giving Tuesday — an internationally recognized day of global giving, and National Philanthropy Week — which celebrates the charitable work that everyone does to make a difference and create impact in their communities — both falling in November.