Eagle Eye 03-7-2017

Report cards will be posted after school today via Skyward. We look forward to seeing all of you for conferences on March 14 or 15.

Principal’s Coffee will be 22 March, 2-3pm in the ES Hall. We are looking forward to sharing an overview of the CAC’s curriculum in the elementary school. Find out more about our standards, scope and sequences, and subject programs. This is a general information session. We hope you leave with a broad understanding of our curriculum.

Our Kindergarten students had a lovely visit to Al Azhar Park on Monday, experiencing a beautiful place that was once a garbage dump! We discussed how we can keep our environment clean and safe, and how we can improve areas. Students also saw the old Cairo walls and the Citadel from the highest point of the park. We enjoyed some time on the playground and a picnic in the gardens, before returning to CAC.


Core Values

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KG at Al Azhar Park

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Student council getting ready for walk-a-thon donations

ESNews0207 3 Core values in action at our house event walk-a-thon!

What's for lunch

Please see next week’s menu here.
Monday, 13 March. Pizza.



• Assembly 4C, Tues Mar. 14 (7:55am)
• Mar 7 - report cards open on Skyward
• CAC holiday Mar. 8 & 9
• Mar. 14 (3:30-5pm) & Mar. 15 P/T conferences - no school for students March 15
• Mar. 17 International Food Fair
• Principal’s Coffee Mar 22 (CAC Curriculum Overview) ES Hall

After School Activities
Session 3 SIGN UP NOW!

Online sign-up began this week, we sent the list and sign up by e-mail to grades K-5 parents. The link will be open for 7 days from March 5 -11 including the long weekend. The link closes on the morning of Sunday, March 12.
Confirmed schedules will be e-mailed to parents on Wednesday, March 15.
Session 3 begins the week of March 1​9​ - 23.
Activities will end the week of May ​21- 25​.
Grades 4/5 Elementary Choir begins March 5 in ES Room 42. Students need to get registration slips to Mrs Nerenhausen by Feb. 28 and also sign up with the After School Activities online sign up.

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ES Student Leadership Food Drive 

February 26TH - March 16TH, 2017

  • This year HS GISC Club is supporting Stabl Antar Dream Project in a Local Vocational School Located on a small mountain in old Cairo, residents of Stable Antar live in absolute poverty with severe deprivation of basic human needs, including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and information.
    More information here

Girls Get Strong 

Girls Get StrongGirls Get Strong will host its second health and fitness conference on Saturday, March 25th. This year we are expanding our model and inviting other international schools in Cairo to join us! This year’s theme is Breaking Boundaries and it is without a doubt we have assembled a wide variety of experts to help our young women break the boundaries preventing them from living healthy lifestyles.

Some of the topics we will be addressing this year are gender profiling in athletics, goal setting, injury prevention and rehabilitation, and nutrition. The conference will feature licensed counseling therapists, nutritionists, personal trainers, and physiotherapists. Along with learning from qualified professionals, students will participate in a variety of fitness activities that include barre, body attack, crossfit, kickboxing, step aerobics, TRX, yoga, and zumba

Details of the event are as follows:
Date: March 25, 2017
Time: 8:30-3:00
Location: Cairo American College
Grade Level: 5th-12th Grade

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Spring Age Group Swimming 

Spring Age Group season is almost here! Sign up through the Season 3 after school signups that are coming out soon. Full details of the season can be found here.
Any swimmers that have not been part of the CAC Age Group team before are asked to come tryout on March 12 after school from 3:15-4:15. If you need school bus transportation on this day please communicate this to the transportation department.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Coach Matt at mlautenbach@g-cacegypt.org.

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Tuesday Swim School

This spring the Tuesday Swim School is back. We offer swim lessons to offer additional practice for your students as well as Springboard diving classes!
We will begin on Tuesday, March 21. Please sign up here.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Coach Matt at mlautenbach@g-cacegypt.org.

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XANADU

The CAC HS and MS musical performance is fast approaching. Get your tickets today!
This fun adventure begins on Thursday, March 23rd at 7:00pm.
Other shows happen on Friday, March 24th at 2:00pm (matinee) and 7:00pm.

Tickets are 40LE in advance (50 LE at the door). Don't delay, get your tickets today for... XANADU
Available at the CAC Front Gate starting Sunday, Mar. 12th

PTO Parent Trips coming up
Mon Mar 13, 2017, The Necropolis of Saqqara

http://whoozin.com/QV7-KXA-3VKM 
Located south of modern Cairo, on the west bank of the Nile is a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, serving as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis.
We will visit the Imhotep Museum, Djoser Pyramid Enclosure, Pyramid of Teti, Tombs of Mereruka & Kagemni, Mastaba of Ti, Tombs of Iy-Nefert, Ptahhotep & Unas-ankh. Visits to Tombs of Iruka-ptah, Niankhkhnum & Khnumhotep and the Horemheb cemetery are an option with an additional fee.

Tuesday Apr 25, 2017, Walking Tour of Heliopolis
http://whoozin.com/KVC-3DD-PW9P 

Monday May 22, 2017, The Citadel, The Sultan Hassan Mosque & Madrasa, Al-Rifa’i Mosque
http://whoozin.com/HTE-ACK-CFDF 

Please sign up using the links above.
All PTO trips cost 100LE per person for transportation, a professional tour guide and security when necessary.
Entrance fees, meals, refreshments, and any shopping are the participants responsibility.
We meet at 8:15 a.m. at the back gate of CAC and the bus will leave promptly at 8:30 a.m.
We will return to school by 2:00 p.m.
Please be sure to leave a mobile phone number when you register.
Minimum of 10 participants required.

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International Festival

TICKETS ON SALE NOW at FRONT GATE
Sun-Thurs until March 14, 2017 (7:50-8:20am & 2:30-3:45pm)
*ENTRANCE TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD THE DAY OF THE EVENT*
LAST DAY TO BUY ENTRANCE TICKETS - Wednesday March 15 from 1:00-5:00 pm

Single Admission 50le - 4 and below free admission
Food sample card 100le (sold before and during festival)
Single Admission with 2 food sample cards 175le
Family Package 500le 4 Admissions with 6 food sample cards
Value Package 275le 2 Admissions with 3 food sample cards
Raffle Tickets 20le/per ticket (sold before and during festival)

Festival Program

3:00    Gates Open
3:35    Welcome Announcement
3:45    Parade of Nations
4:15    Luxor Baladna CAC Elementary School Girls
4:20    Live Performance by Abu (Sponsored by the Egypt Booth)
4:45    Korean K-POP Dance (Middle School Talent Show Winners)
4:55    Classical Dancing (Sponsored by the India Booth)
5:00    Bollywood Dance (Sponsored by the India Booth)
5:15    Country Basket Raffle
5:25    Bangladeshi Folk Dance
5:45    CAC PTO Basket Raffle
5:55    Tombola Announcement (Sponsored by the Goethe-Institut)
5:58    Closing Announcement

*Program may be subject to change

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