Alyce Heights Drive, Alyce Glen
Petit Valley, Trinidad, W.I.
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News and Recent Events

On Sunday, May 17th, some of our students competed in the Primary Schools Tennis Tournament at Country Club in Maraval. Congratulations to Aeden, Kira, Colt, and Brooke who made it to the semifinals in the Red ball division. In the Green ball division, Thomas, Jean-Michel, Adam, and Noah represented Maple Leaf. Congratulations to Thomas, and Jean-Michel for winning all of their round robin matches. Thanks to team managers Samantha and Racquel and all the parents who came out to support.


 On Tuesday, May 19th, students displayed their passion for science in the annual science fair. The 70 projects on display were completed by students from grade 5 to 12 and demonstrated a variety of scientific principles. Congratulations to all who participated!


The Art Society of Trinidad & Tobago is hosting its member’s group Exhibition from 12th May until 27th May. The show has been entitled “Light in Nature and Culture” in commemoration of the United Nations declaration of 2015 as the year of light. Works by our Art teacher Miss Inglis and the Principal’s wife Mrs. Melynk were chosen for the show. Congratulations to both of you! Be sure to check out the show.

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On Friday, May 15th, The school had a dress down against bullying. The purpose of the event was to increase awareness about bullying and promote kindness. Students wore blue and pink, which are the anti-bullying colours. The school raised $950 for the Hope Shelter for Battered Women in Chaguanas.


May 142May 141On Thursday, May 14 the Grade 12 Food and Nutrition class made a visit Wa Samaki, the home of Erle Rahaman-Noronha. He has taken the faltering citrus plantation that he purchased 15 years ago and turned it into a model for permaculture.  The students had the privilege of seeing aquaponics, ardens, some of the animals, and taking a short hike to see the growth and development of the crops on the property.


On Wednesday 13th May the Grade 11 art students went to Seerique in Chaguaramas to create their own personal interpretation of a clay house. Students got their hands dirty they as they learned to mould the walls and roof of their house and add details to give it style and realism.
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Senior physical education students were able to experience work outs at The Fitness Centre in the Starlite Plaza. As a result of a unique partnership, the grade 11 and 12 students were able to use the fitness machines, free weights and weight machines during their class time from May 12th to 15th. Some students even got to try some yoga!


On Wednesday May 13, the grade 11 Chemistry class visited WASA’s Caroni Drinking Water Treatment plant. The students enjoyed the very informative and eye opening tour, all while learning about a very important practical application of chemistry. Fun Fact: The Caroni plant processes 68 million gallons of water per day and supplies around 42% of Trinidad with safe drinking water!!!


On Wednesday, May 13th, 26 students in Grades 7 and 8 competed in the University of Waterloo Gauss Math Contest. This yearly event is an opportunity for students to have fun and develop their mathematical problem-solving abilities. It consists of 25 multiple choice questions to be completed in 60 minutes. This year, the following students achieved the highest scores in their respective grades: Logan, Ayush, Tristan, Thomson, Adam, and Agrim. Congratulations to everyone who participated.