As another school year is coming to an end, another batch of youngsters are ready to fly the nest. Ready to embark upon their trip into the future. Our baby girls have blossomed into beautiful, polished young ladies, full of confidence and assertion about who they are and who they want to become. Our young boys have grown into brighter young men, bravely and willingly striding forward into the world. How changed they are! Only three years ago they were but kids that needed to be coaxed, cheered and reprimanded! They had to be told what to do. Everyday, we had to rack our brains to find solutions to their problems. Many a smile has filled our hearts with joy and many a tear has broken our hearts. We love them! They're ours! Mixed feelings of pride and anxiety twist our hearts. Are they really ready? Was our job well done? We are going to miss them so!
Dear Administrators,Teachers and Students,
Showcase your scientific projects and earn a chance to travel to USA or Turkey. (Participation and registration are free)
You and students from your school are cordially invited to participate in MSA Science and Engineering Fair 2015 that will be held at MSA (Modern Science and Arts) University campus in the 6th of October city, Thursday March 26th, 2015 at 09:00 am.
This competition is geared to high school students G9-12. (14-18 years old) Students will display their research projects in all areas of Science and Mathematics. Including social and behavioral sciences.
The students' research projects will be evaluated by distinguished judges and the winning projects will represent MSA and Egypt in three international Fairs:
Dar El Tarbiah American High School:
Will gladly welcome your requests for registration for the academic year 2015/2016 starting Monday, February 23rd, 2015 from 08:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.
We look forward to seeing you.
For most people, volunteering is an extra; something that's nice to do, but not absolutely necessary. Although plenty of students do community service,
Why community service is so vital to student success, and why volunteering should be required in schools.
1. SERVICE LEARNING HAS BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH ACADEMIC GAIN:
Students who participate in community service learning tend to do better in school. It's believed that community service is somewhat of a missing link for students, giving them the chance to apply what they've learned in the classroom to real human needs. Volunteering is a great way to follow up on and supplement subjects that have been covered in the classroom.
2. STUDENTS OFTEN EXPERIENCE AN INCREASED SENSE OF SELF-EFFICACY:
Students who do community service work learn that they can actually make a difference with what they do. This helps students better understand their own competence, leading to more self-confidence and a can-do attitude that can spread to their work and academic pursuits.
3. STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE ARE MORE LIKELY TO GROW UP TO BECOME VOTERS:
Youths who take part in volunteering activities become more involved in their communities, and as a result, tend to care more about what happens in those communities. Often, students who have participated in community service will grow up to become young voters and remain involved in their communities throughout their lives.
4. COMMUNITY SERVICE IS A GREAT PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILL BUILDER:
Students participating in community service are often faced with challenges and tough problems to tackle. By working through them as a volunteer, they learn how to better solve problems, and enjoy the satisfaction of overcoming a hurdle.
5. VOLUNTEERING HAS HEALTH BENEFITS:
Creating a lifelong habit of community service can help students become more healthy over the course of a lifetime. Researches have shown that individuals who participate in volunteering have better physical and mental health than those who do not, especially among adults aged 65 or older.
6. VOLUNTEERING MAKES STUDENTS MORE ATTRACTIVE TO POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS:
Taking part in community service teaches students skills that are valuable to employers, like problem solving, teamwork, and the ability to follow instructions. Volunteering is especially valuable when it is related to a student's future career.
7. STUDENTS CAN ENJOY EXCELLENT NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES:
Community service opens students up to a wealth of networking opportunities, allowing them to build new relationships within their community as they contribute. Students can meet new people, work with new organizations, and strengthen their ties to the community.
8. STUDENTS FIND A SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY AND PRIDE:
As students work within their community, they learn that they can be responsible for making great things happen. This helps to build a sense of responsibility in students, and a sense of pride when they see what they've done is actually helping others.
9. COMMUNITY SERVICE BRINGS LEARNING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM:
Volunteering allows students to take what they've learned and apply it beyond the classroom. This offers the opportunity for enrichment and a great way for them to see how concepts they've learned work in the real world.
10. VOLUNTEERING OFFERS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR SKILL BUILDING:
Participating in community service allows students to build upon their existing skill sets. As students work in a real-life setting, they can use volunteering projects to explore and improve upon existing skills. Students can explore potential careers and find out what they need to develop in order to work in the field..
11. VOLUNTEERING MAY LEAD TO SCHOLARSHIPS:
Students who participate in volunteering opportunities may be able to find more scholarships than they would without such experience. As community service offers students a way to build their network, they'll be creating connections with more people who can write letters of recommendation, and often, certain community service organizations offer their own scholarship opportunities.
12. VOLUNTEERING IS ONE BIG TEAM BUILDING OPPORTUNITY:
As students work in community service programs, they'll learn how to better work in teams. Often, students will also learn to develop leadership skills as well. This is valuable not just for schoolwork, but for higher education, careers, and further community involvement.