Pre-First Students Learn About Diwali, India’s Festival of Light

john lundPreschool, Primary, StudentsLeave a Comment

On Tuesday, November 4, pre-first students at ASPV were treated to a very special and authentic learning experience. Student Amaya and her mom, Mrs. Payal, shared with the class their knowledge about the ancient Hindu festival “Diwali” or the “Festival of Lights” celebrated in autumn every year in India. The spiritual significance of the festival is the victory of light … Read More

Pre-First Students Learn About Diwali, India’s Festival of Light

egarciaPreschool, Primary, StudentsLeave a Comment

On Tuesday, November 4, pre-first students at ASPV were treated to a very special and authentic learning experience. Student Amaya and her mom, Mrs. Payal, shared with the class their knowledge about the ancient Hindu festival “Diwali” or the “Festival of Lights” celebrated in autumn every year in India. The spiritual significance of the festival is the victory of light … Read More

Primary Teacher Sylvia Chavez Attends Psychology Conference in Havana

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Primary Spanish teacher at the American School of Puerto Vallarta, Sylvia Chavez, attended the VIII International Psychology Student Conference organized by the University of Havana in Havana, Cuba from October 27-31. This annual event brings together more than 200 scholars working in the field of psychology (educational, clinical, social, etc.) from different countries in Latin America to exchange their research … Read More

Primary Teacher Sylvia Chavez Attends Psychology Conference in Havana

egarciaFaculty & Staff, PrimaryLeave a Comment

Primary Spanish teacher at the American School of Puerto Vallarta, Sylvia Chavez, attended the VIII International Psychology Student Conference organized by the University of Havana in Havana, Cuba from October 27-31. This annual event brings together more than 200 scholars working in the field of psychology (educational, clinical, social, etc.) from different countries in Latin America to exchange their research … Read More

Scary Spirit Day in Primary

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On Friday, October 24, the primary student council sponsored a “Scary” Spirit Day. In the spirit of Halloween students were encouraged to dress up as their favorite “scary” character and my oh my what a spooky day it was. See the pictures below and get a preview of what you might encounter at ASPV’s “Spook Du Soleil” Halloween Party this … Read More

Scary Spirit Day in Primary

john lundArt & Music, Primary, StudentsLeave a Comment

On Friday, October 24, the primary student council sponsored a “Scary” Spirit Day. In the spirit of Halloween students were encouraged to dress up as their favorite “scary” character and my oh my what a spooky day it was. See the pictures below and get a preview of what you might encounter at ASPV’s “Spook Du Soleil” Halloween Party this … Read More

We Read in Small Groups

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In 3rd & 4th grade, students are separated into smaller reading groups. For a half hour each day, students will read and discuss a particular novel in these small groups with their respective teacher. In 4th grade, we have reading group support from Mr.Phil and Miss Maritza. Students are able to read level-appropriate material at a suitable pace that efficiently … Read More

We Read in Small Groups

john lundPrimary, StudentsLeave a Comment

In 3rd & 4th grade, students are separated into smaller reading groups. For a half hour each day, students will read and discuss a particular novel in these small groups with their respective teacher. In 4th grade, we have reading group support from Mr.Phil and Miss Maritza. Students are able to read level-appropriate material at a suitable pace that efficiently … Read More

Primary Science Classes Ready for Solar Eclipse

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Science students in primary are getting ready for this Thursday’s partial solar eclipse by making pinhole cameras for viewing the eclipse. Thank you to all the parent volunteers who have assisted in the classroom this week! The solar eclipse will be visible between 4:20 & 5:20 pm; the best time to view is 4:56 p.m.

Primary Science Classes Ready for Solar Eclipse

john lundPrimary, ScienceLeave a Comment

Science students in primary are getting ready for this Thursday’s partial solar eclipse by making pinhole cameras for viewing the eclipse. Thank you to all the parent volunteers who have assisted in the classroom this week! The solar eclipse will be visible between 4:20 & 5:20 pm; the best time to view is 4:56 p.m.