Year 10 student Clara Kristensen recently represented both her school and her country, Denmark, at the recent inauguration of the Dia de Europa youth project led by the mayoress of Marbella, Mrs Maria Angeles Muñoz. This project involves students from schools across Marbella, who come from a variety of European backgrounds, working together to create a ´Guia de Valores para la Juventud Europea.´
On Monday 26 April the Palacio de Congresos in Marbella was host to a fabulous exhibition of different forms of art created by our sixth-formers over their 2 years of IB. Each pupil’s work had been examined in situ by the IB examiner, curator at the Reina Sofia Art Gallery. They Mayoress of Marbella, Angeles Muñoz, opened the exhibition with words of praise for Aloha College’s strong position in the community, and for its constant encouragement of pupils’ talent and creativity. All those present agreed that the SNAPJAM exhibition, prepared by Sophie, Natasha, Ana, Philip, Jaime, Anita and Marta was an inspiration to all.
On Thursday 29 April parents were thrilled to be able to see their children involved in classroom activities, or watch the teaching going on higher up the school. Junior parents as yet unacquainted with Senior School, were highly satisfied to witness the standards of teaching and learning going on there.
As part of their Sociales studies Year 3 children visited Marbella on Monday 26 April. During their visit to the Town Hall they were able to sit in the official chambers where debate and voting take place. They were welcomed by the Mayoress, Mrs Angeles Muñoz, and had their photograph taken with her, to make this day even more memorable.
To celebrate Spanish Book Day, we chose Francisco Ibáñez and his most famous comic characters, Mortadelo and Filemón. Children researched his work and on the big day, Friday 23 April, they were able to dress up as one of these characters, who have retained their popularity for more than 50 years.
On Friday 23 April Aloha’s Years 3 and 4 met their match when the Torrequebrada IS visited to play basketball! The game was enjoyed by parents and players alike.