General News

Poetry Workshop In Primary School
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
The Primary Homeroom teachers finished a two-part poetry workshop yesterday with Dr. Lois, Assistant Director for Curriculum. They studied children’s poetry, learned new teaching approaches and worked with their colleagues to plan additions to existing poetry units across grade levels. To support literacy at home, Dr. Lois suggests asking children to share their opinion of the reading and give clear reasons for their thinking.
IAA’s Manaf Hijjawi (’19) Puts Jordan On The Karting Map
Sunday, 02 December 2018
History was made when Manaf Hijjawi was the first driver from Jordan to win a race at the karting finals, the “Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals”. Manaf came in third in the Rotax World Championship 2018, held in Brasil. This race has become the most prestigious championship in the world of karting that brings together the most talented drivers in the world. Every year competitors from almost 60 countries can qualify for the annual Grand Finals. Well done Manaf!
Prophet's Birthday Observance
Thursday, 15 November 2018
As per the Prime Ministry’s announcement, the observance of Prophet Mohammad’s birthday will be on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 instead of Wednesday. Thus, the IAA will be closed Tuesday.
IAA Takes Part in the Jordanian School Librarians Conference
Monday, 12 November 2018
The IAA Library Team attended the Jordanian School Librarians Conference held at the Amman Baptist School on 4-5 November. IAA Libraries were integral in establishing and planning the annual bilingual conference. The theme was Librarians Helping Librarians: Collaborate & Innovate. Over 100 librarians and vendors participated in this year’s event. Renee Hobbs, from the University of Rhode Island and the Media Education Lab delivered the keynote address about Information Literacy.
Brainstorm at IAA
Sunday, 21 October 2018
The senior school at IAA will be performing a play entitled “Brainstorm”. The play was originally created and performed in London in 2015 and is all about the teenage years, what it means to be a teenager, choices and relationships. Join us. **Play suitable for students Grade 9 and above.**