These are the international weeks currently observed by the United Nations. The United Nations designates specific days, weeks, years and decades as occasions to mark particular events or topics in order to promote, through awareness and action, the objectives of the Organization. Usually, it is one or more Member States that propose these observances and the General Assembly establishes them with a resolution. On occasion, these celebrations are declared by the specialized agencies of the United Nations, such as UNESCO, UNICEF, FAO, etc., when they concern issues that fall within the scope of their competencies. Some of them may be later adopted by the General Assembly.
The Kindergarten department has a week devoted to books and reading, this year 'Book Week' was from February 7th to the 11th. In this week students read new books, discover new stories, and share them with their friends in class. Students also enjoy many activities like reading under the sun, reading using a flashlight, and bringing their pillow to class and listening comfortably to the story read by their teacher. The school also offers a book fair that week, where students can buy their own books and take them home, this year the school had a virtual book fair.
At the beginning of the seventeenth century, Kuwait was established as a small fishing village with a very low scale of population. But with the passage of time at the end of eighteen century, Kuwait’s position began to flourish and it became a major trading point and boat building point. In 1756, the Al-Sabah family took up the power to rule over Kuwait which prolonged till today. Kuwait became independent in 1961 from all rules and Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah from the Al-Sabah family became emperor, which is now considered as National Day in Kuwait. In fact, the first holiday in Calendar was marked on 19th June as their Kuwait National Day that year.
The British protected the country against the invasion by the Turks in the same year. Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah played a major and important role that led to Kuwait’s independence, he is considered the leading person for this public holiday in Kuwait. At the end of Feb. 2018, Kuwait ranked 78th number on the Corruption Perceptions Index, advancing by seven places compared to its 85 spots in 2017, Transparency International indicated in its CPI.
Brown Day - 4th February,2021
Our Kg1 students enjoy learning about a new color every week. On Thursday February 4th they learned about the color brown. On that special day our students dressed in brown, brought a brown sweet, a brown toy, and discussed and shared the color. It is a great way for our students to learn about something new while still enjoying it and having fun.
Virtual Field Trip- 28th February, 2021
Our students will be making a virtual field trip to The Scientific Center and will be learning about the desert habitat!
The children will learn interesting facts and features about the desert habitat. The children will learn that deserts have some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world, from rugged cliffs and painted canyonlands to endless stretches of giant sand dunes. Our students will also discover all the animals that live in the desert and how they survive.