After School Activities 2017-2018

AlGhanim Bilingual School (GBS) activities program takes advantage of the diversity of backgrounds of school staff to offer students a range of activities that serve their interests and promote positive staff-student relationships. Depending on available talent, activity offerings may include the following (in alphabetical order):

Arts and crafts, aerobics, Arabic handwriting, Arabic reinforcement, Arabic composition, basketball,  book club,  baking,  ballet, cooperative games,  coloring, dance (traditional and modern),  English reinforcement, French,  floor hockey,  finger painting,  girls gymnastics,  glass painting,  handball, karate,  Lego math,  young scientist,  origami,  Photoshop, play dough fun,  story time,  soccer, Technology, table tennis,  and yoga.  

Students enroll at will in one or more activity of their choice during a given session. The first session of after-school activities starts in the first week of October. Each session runs for eight weeks. Activity timing is 45 minutes. On school days, activities start at 1:00 p.m. for the KGs and at 2:15 p.m. for grades 1-9. On Saturdays, they start at 9:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. thus allowing students to enroll in two activities on that day. Each activity has a required minimum number of eight students, as well as a maximum number of 20 students. If the numbers enrolled in an activity is inadequate, students are transferred to their second or third preference. The activity coordinator contacts parents to inform them of these changes.


After School Activities 2017-2018

English Educational Games:
In 'English Educational Games' students have the opportunity to enhance important Grade 3 language skills like reading, spelling, vocabulary,and grammar. This is accomplished through games like bingo, board games, snakes and ladders, go fish and many other fun games.

The activity takes place every Sunday from 2:15pm - 3:00pm


Graphic Design:
This activity is for anyone who is interested in graphic designing. We will be using Photoshop, the industry standard application for graphic design. All programs needed to complete this activity will be included as a free download.

Students are required to bring their own laptop.

The activity takes place every Wednesday from 2:15pm - 3:00pm


Year Book Club:
Join the Year Book Club and help create memories! It will help to improve your writing, interviewing, photography and general computer skills.

START Creating Memories Today!

The activity takes place every Sunday from 2:15pm - 3:00pm

Cookies Decoration:
Designed for adults and kids, this activity covers how to decorate delicious vanilla & chocolate cookies with icing and sprinkles! During every session, the students will take the decorated cookie home in a special box!

Play, enjoy & have fun at our cookie decoration activity!

The activity takes place every Tuesday from 2:15pm - 3:00pm


Gymnastics:
Artistic gymnastics benefits your child physically, academically and socially. Gymnastics provides the proper athletic foundations for all sporting endeavors. It helps increase flexibility, strength, speed, agility, coordination and balance.

The activity takes place every Tuesday from 2:15pm - 3:00pm


Soccer (Girls):
"It's more than a game more like a passion. Waiting for you girls to join my team." - Ms. Diala

The activity takes place every Tuesday from 2:15pm - 3:00pm


Handball:
Handball is a fast paced game with many similarities to basketball and netball. The sport improves upper body strength and helps boost the body's flexibility. Handball also improves mental focus and self-confidence. Its also a lot of fun!


The activity takes place every Sunday from 2:15pm - 3:00pm

Table Tennis:
Table tennis is one of the most exciting sports being played today. No matter what an individual’s level of fitness is, table tennis can be an ideal beginner’s sport! It improves hand-eye coordination and it stimulates mental alertness, concentration and tactical strategy.

The activity takes place every Sunday from 2:15pm - 3:00pm