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21st September 2017

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First Secondary School Assembly - 12.09.2017

The morning marked the first Secondary School Assembly of the year. We welcome our new teachers, Ms. Sarah (Music), Ms. Kathy (Biology and PE), Ms. Colleen (English), Mr. J (PE) and Ms. Michele (our new Curriculum Coordinator). This year, Middle School students (Years 7-9) will have a Term in each specialty subject: Art, Music and ICT. Wishing all teachers and students in Secondary a great start to the new year!

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Secondary Assembly (End of Term Merit & Excellence Awards) - 20.06.2017

Congratulations to all our Secondary students who received Merit Awards and Excellence Awards in the end-of-term Secondary Awards Assembly on 20 June 2017.

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Secondary Assembly & ESLR Awards - 06.06.2017

During the June 6th Secondary Assembly, students were recognized for their Science Fair contributions, ESLR Awards were given and the Student Council gave Certificates of Appreciation to our external staff (cleaners and security) who have served EMS Al Khor diligently and reliably all year.

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On Thursday, June 8th, EMS Al Khor proudly celebrated the Graduating Class of 2017! This is EMS Al Khor's first cohort of graduates. We wish Asma, Noof, Daniel, Isaac, and Rizaldi all the best in their future studies and endeavours!

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Year 10 In-House Retreat - 21.05.2017

On Sunday, May 21st, Year 10 enjoyed an in-house retreat, participating in a range of team-building and reflective activities. The class celebrated their victory in the Team Spirit competition with a pot-luck lunch and, the following day, with a fun field trip of their choosing.

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Thermometer Competition 2017

The heat is on! In Term 2, Student Council started a competition to promote a positive climate in the Secondary School. SC Representatives made "Thermometers" for each class. Classes can earn "lines" by coming to school wearing correct uniform, by being on time to Homeroom in the morning, for participating in Student Council and school events and for winning external awards. Thermometers were displayed in today's Secondary Assembly showing Year 8 in the lead! Winners of the Thermometer Competition will earn a fun field trip before the end of the school year.

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Term 2 Secondary Academic Awards 2017

Congratulations to all the Secondary students who received Academic Awards in Term 2! Special recognition must be given to Diane (Y8) and Shahd (Y7) for their outstanding achievement in the National Health First Poster Competition. Out of all the students in Qatar, ten students received awards for their posters and Diane and Shahd were two of them. Another feather in the EMS Al Khor cap this past term, was the highest achievement award of “Excellence” given to Khadija (Y8) for her performance in the National Koran Competition.

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Secondary Division: Award Evening - 06.04.2017

Thursday evening was Award Evening at EMS Al Khor, a special event for our stars of Secondary division. It was a fun evening of games, film and treats for our well-behaved, scholars. Thank-you to the Student Council, Ms.Jennie, Ms.Hanellie, and student council for organising it and for all the staff members who attended to make it such a successful occasion.

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Year 8 Morning Retreat -  02.04.2017

On Sunday, April 2nd, Year 8 enjoyed a morning retreat. The students engaged in a variety of bonding activities and personal reflections, raising their awareness of themselves and their classmates. A great time was had by all!

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Term 2 Secondary Assemblies

Tuesday Assemblies are a weekly event for our Secondary students to share and build community. In Term 2, students demonstrated a science experiment, gave a range of interesting presentations about Islam and read poems they had written. The Student Council organized a Meme Contest and launched a "Thermometer Contest" that will run to the end of the school year. A highlight of the Term 2 assemblies was a fun team-building circle activity facilitated by our Drama teacher, Mr. William. Congratulations to all students earned ESLR Awards in Term 2!

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Year 7: In-House Retreat - 26.03.2017

Year 7 enjoyed an in-house retreat, taking part in a range of team building activities, punctuated with opportunities for self-reflection. The spirit of the day was defined by fun, camaraderie, and trust.

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Year 9 Informative Trip: Gulf English School Career Fair - 22.03.2017

Year 9 enjoyed an informative trip to the Gulf English School Career Fair today. Students visited the many booths, asking questions and gathering information about universities, organizations, professions, and services relating to potential careers. This is an annual event hosted by GES, which we will surely participate in again!

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Mr. James Harding From SI-UK - 15.03.2017

Last Wednesday, EMS Al Khor was honored to have a guest speaker, Mr. James Harding from SI-UK, host an information evening at our school. Study in the UK is an organization that supports international students who want to study in Great Britain. SI-UK services are free of charge and help international students not just get into the university of their choice but also supports them in their transition to living and studying in a foreign country.

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Our Year 11 Global Perspectives Students - 14.03.2017

Yesterday, three students from our Year Eleven Global Perspectives class had the incredible opportunity to interview the UK Ambassador to Qatar. Ambassador Ajay Sharma served as the UK Charge d' Affaires in Iran and played a key role in the nuclear negotiations. The students were able to sit down with the Ambassador for an hour and discuss the negotiations and the political and cultural context surrounding them. The students did an amazing job in preparing and executing the interview.

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A Visit From Qatar University - 07.02.2017

EMS Al Khor was honored today by a visit from Qatar University representative, Mrs. Fatma Ahmad Al-Muhannadi. Information was shared regarding the wide range of degree programs offered at QU and the basic admissions requirements.

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