Welcome to Grade 8

Grade 8 (Class of 2025)

June 2022

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Wednesday June 1
  • 9:20 pm – 10:19 pm Analysis of Waves
Thursday June 2
  • All Day Community Dinner (Share-a-dish)
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  • All Day Week 38
  • 1:00 pm – 1:59 pm SUM - French - Project
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  • All Day G6 MYP Transition Parent information evening
  • 1:40 pm – 2:39 pm SUM - French - Receptive skills
Tuesday June 7
  • 12:40 pm – 1:39 pm Criterion D
  • 1:00 pm – 1:59 pm SUM - French - Receptive skills
  • 3:00 pm – 3:59 pm SUM: Creative Project
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  • 11:55 pm Aesthetics Workbook
Friday June 10
  • Aesthetics Workbook Ends 12:54 am
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  • All Day Week 39
  • 8:20 pm – 9:19 pm Portraiture
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  • All Day G5-11 Music Concert
  • 10:25 am – 11:24 am FORM - Unit 6
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  • All Day Week 40
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  • All Day EOY Reports released
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  • All Day Last Day of School for Students & Staff
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Music for the summer!

Music for the summer!

The summer holidays are finally here! I hope everyone takes the time to rest, rejuvenate, and enjoy the time with friends and family. This summer, I encourage you all to listen to as much different styles, genres, eras of history as you can. Explore the different ways...

Keep Reading!

Keep Reading!

Wishing everyone a wonderful, relaxing summer break, full of lots and lots of reading! Read books that you love. Life is too short to read books that don't interest you. Read whenever, and wherever you want. Skip pages if you want. Read the end first, or just read...

Basketball Tournament

Basketball Tournament

Some of our DP students this week took agency and organized a basketball tournament. It was a great success and we look forward to more similar events.

What a concert!!!

On Monday evening, ABIS hosted its first Music Concert since before the pandemic. The students has shown such resilience and fire after two years away from performing, and I couldn't be prouder of them. The Grade 5s did a wonderful job learning to play an instrument,...

Secondary Concert on June13!

On June 13th at 5:00pm in the Mazoon, the secondary Music students are presenting their first concert since the start of the pandemic. Come support the students and their return to performing.Parents, if you have any questions or concerns, please don't hestitate to...

Grade 8 English and Individuals and Societies

Grade 8 English and Individuals and Societies

In English students competed their film scripts of an event or chapter from ‘Red Scarf Girl’.  These showed a great understanding of the different needs of a screenplay compared to those of a book.   As an end of year project students are now  designing a webpage for...

ABIS Spotlight

ABIS Spotlight

I hope this works! We recently had the first edition of ABIS Spotlight published. This is a collection of excellent student work from across the secondary. It includes creative writing, poetry, and artwork from grades 7-12. We are incredibly proud of the great work...

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أختبر الطلاب في هذا الأسبوع اللغة العربية والدراسات الإسلامية والدراسات الاجتماعية الصفوف من 5-9 كل التوفيق لهم

ABIS Library Book Returns

ABIS Library Book Returns

Please note: The deadline for the return of all student library book checkouts is Thursday, June 9th. Thank you for your attention to this deadline.

Les éco-gestes de la classe de grade 8

Les éco-gestes de la classe de grade 8

As part of our 4th unit on protecting the environment, the grade 8 students made awareness posters with tips on everyday actions to reduce our impact on our planet. Have a look and see what you are already doing and what more you could do. There is no planet B, so...

Grade 8 English and Individuals And Societies

Grade 8 English and Individuals And Societies

In English we finished reading the book ‘Red Scarf Girl,’ and discussed how it traced the growth into adulthood of the author.   We discussed the harrowing experiences that she had and how she came to the decision that she would look after her family rather than...

University Website Updates

University Website Updates

Hello parents, I wrote about the university website a few weeks ago, but thought it would be useful to share it again as much has been added, amended and improved. There are three main functions for you as parents to check out. The first is the calendar. I post new...

Science Grade 7-8

Science Grade 7-8

Grade 7 and 8 have been under a fair bit of pressure these past few weeks with many summative tasks due in many subjects. It is a difficult period and they need all the encouragement to focus on completing these tasks. This is the time to help them get through the...

Grade 8 English, and Individuals and Societies

Grade 8 English, and Individuals and Societies

In English we are continuing our investigation into how we know what is the right thing to do.  We are reading ‘Red Scarf Girl,’ and seeing things gets progressively worse for Ji Li and her family during the cultural revolution.  Students have just completed a four...

New units in Science

We are in the final stretch of the year and will soon begin new units in science. Grade 8 will conclude chemistry with a brief look at reactions and look at the study of waves. Grade 7 will complete forces and motion and look at work and energy. If time permits, we...

SAVE THE DATE!

Now that the restrictions of large groups is beginning to be lifted and the ABIS campus is opening back up, its time to bring back concerts. JUNE 15 (time TBA) will be the date of the music concert for grades 5-12.  Come see the fledgling instrumentalists in Grade 5,...

Upcoming Bookweek and ABIS Favorite Fiction Genre Voting!

Upcoming Bookweek and ABIS Favorite Fiction Genre Voting!

The library is excited about the upcoming "Book Week" activities planned for the 24th- 28th of April in order to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of International Book Week.  Next week students will start voting on their favorite fiction genre and the winner will be...

Understanding Maths

Understanding Maths

  Maths is more than just rules. Understanding how we come to the rules is perhaps more important. Rules have a purpose in life and rules can change. Most of us (parents) know that a negative number mutiplied by a positive number gives an answer that is negative. But...

the heart of science

the heart of science

One of the challenges of science and also an MYP exit level requirement, is the ability to observe, question and then test an idea. In short, designing an experiment. This is a biggie! Grade 8s have demonstarted this skill admirbaly as they planned how to separate...