Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read at ASPV

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Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, students, teachers, and readers of all types –- in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some … Read More

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read at ASPV

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Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, students, teachers, and readers of all types –- in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some … Read More

Students Explore Drumming in African Storytelling

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Our grade 10 English class was studying African oral traditions and music teacher, Mr. Shearer, was kind enough to lend his expertise in African drumming. In African storytelling music was a very important component and essentially brought the characters to life enhancing the mood and drawing in the listeners. We were very grateful to have an opportunity to use a … Read More

Students Explore Drumming in African Storytelling

egarciaArt & Music, Secondary, StudentsLeave a Comment

Our grade 10 English class was studying African oral traditions and music teacher, Mr. Shearer, was kind enough to lend his expertise in African drumming. In African storytelling music was a very important component and essentially brought the characters to life enhancing the mood and drawing in the listeners. We were very grateful to have an opportunity to use a … Read More

“El Grito” at ASPV

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The Mexican spirit, colors and sounds were present and felt at the American School of Puerto Vallarta as the Mexican Independence celebrations got underway. The primary school held it’s annual “dieciséis” celebration with a more than spectacular program. Festivities included the color guard honoring the Mexican flag, singing of the Mexican anthem, a reenactment of “el grito” by students, live … Read More

“El Grito” at ASPV

john lundArt & Music, Faculty & Staff, Preschool, Primary, StudentsLeave a Comment

The Mexican spirit, colors and sounds were present and felt at the American School of Puerto Vallarta as the Mexican Independence celebrations got underway. The primary school held it’s annual “dieciséis” celebration with a more than spectacular program. Festivities included the color guard honoring the Mexican flag, singing of the Mexican anthem, a reenactment of “el grito” by students, live … Read More

PTA’s “Make Your Mark” project complete!

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WOW!! Congratulations and a HUGE thank you to our PTA for completing the “Make Your Mark” beautification project over the summer. The ASPV community and visitors will now be able to admire the colorful mosaic on the outer wall of the secondary office. All the tiles are original designs hand painted and fired in the ASPV art department kiln by … Read More

PTA’s “Make Your Mark” project complete!

john lundAlumni, Art & Music, Faculty & Staff, Preschool, Primary, PTA, Secondary, StudentsLeave a Comment

WOW!! Congratulations and a HUGE thank you to our PTA for completing the “Make Your Mark” beautification project over the summer. The ASPV community and visitors will now be able to admire the colorful mosaic on the outer wall of the secondary office. All the tiles are original designs hand painted and fired in the ASPV art department kiln by … Read More

ASPV Present at Cultural Events in Latin America

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Miss Kyliel Casillas, Spanish teacher at the American School of Puerto Vallarta, was invited by CONECULTA Chiapas to participate in the 8th Edition of the Literature Conference, “Al Sur de la Palabra” Chiapas-Centroamérica which took place on May 22-24 in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas. In the context of this cultural international conference, Carlos Martín Briceño launched his book … Read More

ASPV Present at Cultural Events in Latin America

john lundArt & Music, Faculty & Staff, Secondary1 Comment

Miss Kyliel Casillas, Spanish teacher at the American School of Puerto Vallarta, was invited by CONECULTA Chiapas to participate in the 8th Edition of the Literature Conference, “Al Sur de la Palabra” Chiapas-Centroamérica which took place on May 22-24 in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas. In the context of this cultural international conference, Carlos Martín Briceño launched his book … Read More