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Category: Round Square

Round Square International Conference 2018

  Our flag bearer during the opening ceremony in Round Square International Conference 2018 held in Ottawa Ontario Canada from September 27- October 3, 2018  was none other than Nahla Shahbhai accompanied by Karen Olotu. We couldn’t have been more proud!  About Round Square at SCIS Round Square is a network of 200 leading schools fromRead More

Students Karl Mbugua and Simran Pinheiro Attends a Round Square International Symposium in Harvard University

Our students Karl and Simran, along with IT teacher, Mr. Wanjara, are now back in Arusha after a week’s trip to Harvard University, USA. They were in Boston to attend a Round Square International Symposium on the topic of International Understanding. Participants from twelve, carefully selected, schools, among 190 Round Square schools, worldwide, reviewed preliminary findingsRead More

Round Square Professional Development for SCIS Staff

Teachers in both our Primary and Secondary Schools have been investigating and playing around with the Round Square IDEALS and the Discovery Framework. Staff  have been considering how pupils can most benefit from these two key pillars of  Round   Square and how they might permeate both aspects into their everyday teaching. SCIS is using both theRead More

CONGRATULATION TO THE CLASS OF 2018

The morning of Saturday 9th June 2018 was one with a lot of emotions as the Sixth Form Class of 2018 graduated. The graduation ceremony began at 10:30 am with opening remarks from the Headmaster who highlighted the fabulous contribution the graduates had made to SCIS. Mr. Macfadyen went on to praise their many achievementsRead More

Round Square Africa Regional Conference 2018

The weekend of 17th February 2018 was a very busy one for our school as we welcomed the Round Square Africa Regional Conference 2018. This conference, with a theme “Utamaduni” or Culture, brought together a total of nearly 100 students of Round Square member schools from different parts of Africa. Round Square is a worldwide networkRead More

Round Square Africa Regional Conference is Here

We are excited that our first Round Square Africa Regional Conference is now here in Arusha, Tanzania. The theme of the conference is Utamaduni or “Culture” and we will explore issues around our rich African heritage and what it means as we rush headlong into the future. One hundred students from 16 Round Square schools around AfricaRead More

Countdown to Round Square Annual Regional Conference

We are excited that our first Round Square Africa Regional Conference is now only days away (17th to 21st February 2018) in Arusha, Tanzania. The theme of the conference is Utamaduni or “Culture” and we will explore issues around our rich African heritage and what it means as we rush headlong into the future. One hundred studentsRead More

Student Council Embracing The Ideals

On Thursday 23rd November, St Constantine’s Student Council embarked upon an unforgettable journey of service to Esso’s Faraja Pallotti physiotherapy charity center, to donate essential necessities. The charity organization began in 2007 by manager and coordinator Clare Edwards, and focuses mainly on the awareness and handling of children with cerebral palsy in the Arusha community.Read More

Year 5 Trip to Kimakouwa Village in Longido

On Thursday the 20th of October, at 8:30am, the year 5s went to Longido. We went to a Maasai village called Kimakouwa. On the way we saw a spectacular Dust Devil, a small whirlwind over land, visible as a column of dust and debris. Some of the children even saw giraffes. After about an hourRead More

50th Anniversary Round Square Conference at Aiglon College, Switzerland

During the October half term break, two members of staff and six students travelled to Geneva in Switzerland to attend the 50th Anniversary Round Square International conference. It was the first International Conference our school has been to, and was especially important as we were officially welcomed as global members of the organisation and receivedRead More

SCIS makes TZS 1 million Donation to Testigo Africa!

On Monday 26th September, the students from Year 1 to Year 6 welcomed a guest speaker to our school. Our guest speaker was Ms Tracey Sawyer, Director of Testigo Africa, an organisation which facilitates projects designed to improve the social and economic wellbeing of the Masai people in Tanzania. In terms of what the organisationRead More

Junior Disco

On the 23rd of September this year, the prefect’s board hosted the first ever junior disco in our school.  For the past four years, we have been donating medicines to the Department of Mentally Challenged Kids – Mt Meru Hospital from the funds collected from such events. The event was very successful and we witnessedRead More

IntDayOfPeace

International Day of Peace at SCIS

On Wednesday 21st September—the International Day of Peace—the girls of St. Constantine’s sat down to discuss women’s unique roles in peace and conflict resolution at the school and in our communities. The Women’s Peace Tables, led by Ms Karah, Ms Chew, Ms Wong, Mrs Mbuguaand the Round Square Cultural Council. The girls established a wayRead More

Round Square Global Members

It has been a slightly tense six months for the Round Square representatives at St. Constantine’s. We had to complete an audit of everything we were doing, and describe our plans for the coming year, in the areas of the six IDEALS (internationalism, democracy, environmentalism, adventure, leadership and service). This was fun in itself, realisingRead More

Morocco Trip

On the evening of the 9th of March, four students accompanied by two teachers departed for a nine-hour flight headed, via The Netherlands, for Casablanca, awaiting the journey to begin. Upon our arrival at Casablanca airport we were happily greeted by the Eleraki School of Morocco. For the next four days were supposedly to be theRead More

10 Days in the Land of Colour

A select group of students got the opportunity to participate in a Round Square Conference in Indore, India for 11-13 year olds with 315 delegates present (112 of which were international). The theme of the conference was ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Dreaming of a Wonderful World’. This might sound cliché, but the experience was probablyRead More

Refugee Conference

On the 7th November, a group of representatives from St Constantine’s went to the International School of Kenya to attend a Round Square mini-conference focused on the refugee crisis. The students listened to a guest speaker, Dr. Rory Nefdt, who works for UNICEF who told them all about the conditions in refugee camps around Africa.Read More