SABIS® Network schools are often long-standing fixtures in their communities, playing an important role in serving the education needs of generations of families. Throughout the 2017-18 academic year, a number of SABIS® Network schools celebrated milestone anniversaries, each one organizing celebrations in harmony with their school and community culture.
In Lahore, Pakistan, the International School of Choueifat – Lahore marked 25 Years of Building Futures. The school celebrated its 25th anniversary by holding a number of events throughout the academic year. In fact, almost every co-curricular and extracurricular activity during the year revolved around Building Futures or was inspired by it one way or another. The anniversary year culminated in the graduation ceremony of the Class of 2018, where SABIS® President Carl Bistany was the commencement speaker. Joining him as a speaker at the ceremony was the Honorable Mrs. Zakia Shahnawaz Khan, former Minister for Environment Protection and member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab. In her keynote address, she stressed the importance of education and congratulated ISC-Lahore on the quality education it provides Pakistani youth, who are well-equipped to excel in all fields both at home and abroad. ISC-Lahore also held a 25th Anniversary Gala and Years of Service Award Ceremony on June 3, 2018, in which long-term staff members were recognized for their dedication and commitment. His Excellency the Governor of Punjab, Mr. Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana, attended the dinner as guest of honor. Watch the 25th anniversary video here:
In Amman, Jordan, the International School of Choueifat – Amman marked its 20th anniversary with a gala event held for staff at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in May 2018. The event recognized staff for their loyalty and commitment to providing a high-quality education that prepares students for the future. In association with the anniversary year, the school also released a video celebrating 20 Years of Achievement. Watch it here:
In Cairo, Egypt, the International School of Choueifat – City of 6 October (ISC-6 October) marked its 15th anniversary with a full day of celebrations for the entire ISC-6 October community. The day started off with the seniors walking with Kindergarten students as a sign of the generations currently served in the school. As the day unfolded, the entire school community enjoyed a number of student performances, a speech from the School Director, and a performance by Egyptian singer and actor Mahmoud El-Essily.
We wish these SABIS® Network schools continued success in educating students and contributing to the communities that host them.