King’s Academy held a week-long substance use prevention campaign from October 3 to 7 in cooperation with Freedom from Chemical Dependency (FCD), a leading provider of school-based prevention services, to provide students with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to make intelligent, healthy choices.
In an annual Middle School tradition, seventh grade students are creating a mosaic that represents their grade, the Class of 2027, in Humanities class.
King’s Academy students Abdallah Alamad ’23, Malak Allawama ’23 and Mariam Almuzainy ’23 represented King’s at the 2021 Round Square International Conference that took place from September 20 to 23.
Holley Ledbetter, a faculty member in the Department of Communication, Rhetoric and the Literary Arts (CRLA), has had her research published in a book called The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art, published by Yale University Press.
An article written by Dr. Ethan Morton-Jerome, a King’s Academy faculty member in the Department of History, Religion and Society, has been published in Jerusalem Quarterly — the leading journal on the past, present and future of Jerusalem that is published by the Institute for Palestine Studies.
King’s Academy recently elected two new members to its board of trustees – Chairman of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. Rory Cowan and Executive Vice President and Middle East and North Africa Managing Director of Booz Allen Hamilton Souheil Moukaddem – bringing the board’s size to 15 members.
After a tumultuous year and a half, it was the long-awaited week everyone at King’s Academy had been hoping for: the start of the new school year — in-person, on campus, and almost back to pre-COVID normal.
King’s Academy has announced the appointment of Ali Kolaghassi as the new chairman of the Board of Trustees.
King’s Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Lukman Arsalan as the new dean of admissions and financial aid.
It was a sight at once familiar and shockingly rare: hundreds of family members of the Class of 2021 gathering on the lush Commencement Lawn to celebrate the graduation of King’s Academy’s 12th senior class.
This Sunday, Aysha Saar ’22 was awarded a Citation for her presentation for the Global Online Academy’s (GOA) sixth annual Catalyst Conference. Held from April 22 to 26, the Catalyst Conference featured over 500 projects by students from 96 schools around the world.
On May 15, which marks the Nakba, an annual day of remembrance of the 1948 forced expulsion of nearly 800,000 Palestinians from their homes in historical Palestine, King’s Academy faculty member Dr. Ethan Morton-Jerome led a teach-in session about Palestine for the school community.
At the close of every school year, the Middle School at King’s Academy traditionally celebrates their “graduating” eighth graders as they “step-up” to ninth grade and the Upper School.
King’s Academy students taking Arabic Art of Non Fiction and Arabic Creative Writing have been getting a taste of what it feels like to be a published journalist as articles they have submitted to local newspapers have been published.
Thirty-one Middle School students have been awarded the bronze in the United Kingdom-based CREST Awards. CREST is the British Science Association's nationally accredited program for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) project work that inspires young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers.
For the second year running, King’s orators presented their declamations online as the pandemic continues to prevent students from attending school in person.
King’s Academy students participated in the Yale Daily News Virtual International Journalism Symposium that took play on April 24 and 25.
Last week, King’s Academy students launched the first issue of the school’s first multilingual newspaper King’s Global Times (KGT).
Last week, the Advancement Office launched King’s Academy’s first Virtual Silent Auction.
King’s Academy hosted a webinar on April 9 titled “A Future with Innovation” with guest speaker Dr. Omar Hatamleh, the head of technology integration at NASA. Around 110 students, faculty and parents attended the webinar, which shone light on how the exponential increase in the use of technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) has social and economic impacts on people, organizations and jobs.
King’s Academy alumni were invited to a senior class meeting this week for a Question and Answer session about college and life after graduation.
King’s Academy hosted a webinar on data protection and privacy to raise awareness about possible threats to personal data and how to protect against them.
The King’s Academy Model United Nations (KAMUN 2021) conference took place virtually this year from March 25 to 27 with over 200 local and international delegates including 34 delegates from eight local schools and 55 delegates from schools in Australia, India, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Tara AbuGhazaleh ’22, in coordination with the Round Square Office, organized a virtual community engagement event for students to learn more about people living with intellectual disabilities.