Elsa's West Side Story will transport you to 1950s New York City where two young, idealistic lovers, Tony and Maria, find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.
Service as Action
Students from Grades 6 through 10 meet in their Service-based programmes to plan fund-raising strategies and events. as part of the IB MYP. Known as Service as Action (SaA), it is undertaken every Wednesday afternoon. This is an entirely student-driven enterprise, with the support offered from teachers and each group's chosen Non-Governmental Body.
At the beginning of the academic year, students set out their goals use Managebac to track and document their progress throughout the year. SaA is great preparation for the students as they continue on to the IB Diploma Programme after MYP, where a core component is Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS).
Past and present SaA projects undertaken by students include: