King’s Academy is celebrating three of its students who have earned a rare perfect score on the college-level Advanced Placement® (AP®) Exam in spring 2023.
The Omar A. Aqqad Observatory at King’s Academy hosted an exciting astronomical event this week: observation of the supernova (SN 2023rve).
Global Online Academy (GOA) has awarded Joud Yousef ’24 a Pathway Certification. A GOA Pathway Certification demonstrates that a student has engaged in a deeper learning experience, pursuing a depth of interest and expertise in a field of study.
The Global Citizens Initiative (GCI) awarded Joud Mustafa ’24 the GCI Fellowship 2023.
Despite the sweltering heat, spirits were high as King’s Academy opened for the 2023-2024 academic year.
The King’s Academy University Counseling Office (UCO) hosted its annual College Night for parents of seniors on August 20 during Orientation in the first week of the 2023-2024 academic year.
During the summer break, three King’s Academy students, Jood AlAdayleh ’25, Laith AlShwayat ’25 and Razan AlAli ’25, along with biotechnology teacher Lina Shahin, traveled to Japan to participate in the week-long Sakura Science High School Program (SSHS) at Kyushu University in Fukuoka.
On June 3, 2023, King’s Academy hosted its annual Arabic Creativity Competition, an initiative launched last year with the aim of celebrating Arabic language and culture.
There was an air of excitement and anticipation at King’s Academy on Wednesday, May 24 as the school community prepared itself to celebrate the 14th King’s Academy Commencement, held under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II and Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah.
It was a balmy Tuesday evening, and Refectory Square was decorated with a charming cascade of twinkling lights that lit up the joyful faces of the graduating seniors, along with their parents, faculty and staff, and juniors who were gathered for the Senior Parents Dinner, the penultimate celebration of the Class of 2023.
Just after the end of the school year, King’s Academy juniors had one last task before heading off on their summer holidays.
King’s Academy students and community members participated in an archaeological excavation at the Abdoun Community Archaeology Project, which is led by the Department of Antiquities (DoA) in partnership with the American Center of Research (ACOR).
On May 11, the King’s Academy Middle School presented a humorous and thought-provoking play The Day the Internet Died, by Ian McWethy and Jason Pizzarello, in front of a packed audience full of proud parents and families, faculty and friends in the Abdul Majeed Shoman Auditorium.
King’s Academy presented its Annual Art Exhibition at an opening ceremony on Saturday, May 6 under the patronage of Minister of Culture HE Haifa Najjar.
King’s Academy students delivered passionate and commanding declamations in front of the school community during the 14th annual all-school Declamations Competition that concluded with the finalists’ performances on April 26 in the Abdul Majeed Shoman Auditorium.
Last month, four King’s Academy students embarked on the trip of a lifetime when they accompanied His Majesty King Abdullah II and his entourage on an official visit to Japan.
On April 13, King’s Academy celebrated the graduation of the first cohort of its students to complete an entrepreneurship program organized under the Tawfiq Fakhouri Chair for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership.
This week, King’s Academy welcomed Penny Townsend as its fourth head of school as she officially began her duties after being appointed to the position last November, succeeding Peter Nilsson, who served as head for the past four years.
This week, King’s Academy welcomed Farrah Matalka ’11 as one of a series of guest speakers lined up for the month of March in recognition of International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8, in order to celebrate and learn more about the inspiring women in our community.
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.