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Category: Round Square

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