Grade 5 student Bintou had her 5 minutes of fame last week. As a TV reporter for Karrewiet, the news channel of Ketnet, she interviewed the musical stars of "Cats".
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Rohan M. from Grade 8 has been awarded the prestigious High Honours Award at Johns Hopkins Centre for Talented Youth program 2016-17. We are all very proud of him. Click to read a short interview with Rohan.
Grade 4 student Ahaan M. will run the 5 km during the 10 Miles in Antwerp on 23 April 2017. Together with family and friends, he wants to raise funds for "Love and Care", a charity he feels very passionate about. A touching interview with Ahaan and his mum will tell you more about this good cause and how you can support them.
Freddy has started a fundraising activity to raise awareness, as well as money, for the Pattaya orphanage which she'll be visiting in the April break. Read here why she feels strongly about this good cause.
The Grade 12 Visual Arts Students proudly presented their IBDP artwork in the Fine Arts Centre this week. Anushka K., one of the artists, answered 5 questions.
In 2016 AIS introduced the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award. It is a valuable programme with a Bronze, Silver and Gold level, challenging students to make a positive impact on other people's lives, as well as on their own. They need to set goals, organize themselves and be committed. The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award is an inclusive programme. Background, culture, or physical ability are not important.
Last year a group of 45 students from AIS started with the Awards programme. Shania is the first one to obtain Bronze at AIS. Read her story below.
The AIS community recently brought together alumni and art loving friends for a Charity Art Auction Gala to raise money for dendritic cell treatment. The November gala was held to raise funds for UZA's (Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen – University Hospital of Antwerp) Centre for Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine (the CCRG – Centrum voor Celtherapie en Regeneratieve Geneeskunde) to support a relatively unknown but ground-breaking dendritic cell treatment and trial led by Professor Zwi Berneman. The gala succeeded in raising 38.000 euros for the cause.
On 9 March, Antwerp International School is inviting selected media to the handover of the cheque to the UZA Haematology Department.
Tristan and Maximo have chosen Charitywater as their CAS project in Grade 11.