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

egarciaFaculty & 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

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

egarciaFaculty & 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

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

egarciaPrimary, Science, StudentsLeave a Comment

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

Fourth & Fifth Graders use the Scientific Method in Lab

john lundPrimary, Science, StudentsLeave a Comment

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

“El Grito” at ASPV

egarciaArt & 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

“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

Secondary Student Elections 2014

egarciaSecondary, StudentsLeave a Comment

Yesterday, September 11, Student Council candidates made their speeches to state their platform and now it is up to the ASPV student body to elect their student leaders for the 2014-15 school year. Good luck to all running candidates. We look forward to your leadership as student representatives and watching your legacy unfold!