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

“Cheryl’s Shoe Box” and ASPV Students Bring Learning to Life!

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Did you know that in our own community there are children walking around barefoot, risking their health and safety because they simply have no shoes! Hello my name is Taylor and I am one of many students in Miss Wilson’s Senior Marketing class. Our class, along with the help of Santiago and Daniel Matilla have created a community initiative to … Read More

“Cheryl’s Shoe Box” and ASPV Students Bring Learning to Life!

john lundFaculty & Staff, Secondary, StudentsLeave a Comment

Did you know that in our own community there are children walking around barefoot, risking their health and safety because they simply have no shoes! Hello my name is Taylor and I am one of many students in Miss Wilson’s Senior Marketing class. Our class, along with the help of Santiago and Daniel Matilla have created a community initiative to … 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

john lundArt & 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

Wet Teacher Contest

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What do you get when high school students are given the opportunity to raise money for charity, score a goal against a classmate and to throw a bucket of water to their “favorite” teacher? Long lines of students waiting to participate in the “Wet Teacher Contest!” Water was splashed and fun was had by all. Check out the gallery of … Read More

Wet Teacher Contest

john lundFaculty & Staff, Secondary, StudentsLeave a Comment

What do you get when high school students are given the opportunity to raise money for charity, score a goal against a classmate and to throw a bucket of water to their “favorite” teacher? Long lines of students waiting to participate in the “Wet Teacher Contest!” Water was splashed and fun was had by all. Check out the gallery of … Read More

ASPV University Fair 2014

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The American School of Puerto Vallarta held its annual University Fair for high school students of Puerto Vallarta and surrounding communities. The fair consisted of over 40 universities coming from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe. Representatives from the different schools offered students information on the different career options, ways to finance their studies, internship opportunities and application process. With … Read More

ASPV University Fair 2014

john lundFaculty & Staff, Secondary, StudentsLeave a Comment

The American School of Puerto Vallarta held its annual University Fair for high school students of Puerto Vallarta and surrounding communities. The fair consisted of over 40 universities coming from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe. Representatives from the different schools offered students information on the different career options, ways to finance their studies, internship opportunities and application process. With … Read More

Fourth & Fifth Graders use the Scientific Method in Lab

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Science students are reviewing and practicing the steps of the scientific method. Students in fourth and fifth grades completed their first science lab of the school year; Saving Sam. Students were responsible for rescuing Sam (a gummy worm) whose boat (a plastic cup) capsized in the ocean. Students were required to work as a team using only paperclips to put … Read More