Newsletter (August 22nd, 2017)

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  1. Good Luck to All Students:the School wishes all of its students the very best in the talent show and monthly tests. We hope your study habits has helped you prepare well and that you will perform with excellence in the tests. Come to School properly rested and ready to do your very best!
    • Reminder:A student who joined the School after the start of the academic session or a student who is on leave or absent during tests/exams with a valid reason shall be awarded the average marks obtained in the previous tests in the final term report card. There shall be no re-test.
  2. Eid-ul-Adha: as we approach Eid-ul-Adha, we would like to announce that the holidays shall begin on Friday, September 1st, 2017 and thatstudents must be back to School on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017.

We hope Parents and students take the time to understand and reflect upon the importance of Eid-ul-Adha. The holiday should furthermore be spent in quality family time and nice activities.

  1. Math Buddies Fee: the final installment of the Math Buddies program for the students of classes II to IV is a fee of Rs.1150. It is to be paid with the monthly challan of September.
  2. Fee Voucher: on Thursday, 24th August, 2017 the fee voucher for the month of September shall be extended, it is expected that Parents/Guardianstry their best to submit the fee before the Eid-ul-Adhaholidays.
  3. New Consultant of the School:O.S has recently welcomed a new member to its team, Mr. SohailJamshed. He is a graduate in International Relations from Fullerton College and Chapman University of California, USA. He shall serve as a consultant and guest speaker on important topics to both the internal staff members and to our students. Mr. Sohail shall work on broadening the horizon of our students by teaching them about concepts of Governance, citizens’ rights and responsibility and educate them in current world affairs. An essential growth that is required for our students to prepare themselves for higher education.
  4. Takbeer: the month of DhulHijjah is a time in which it is recommended to do good deeds, one of them is to continuously remember Allah Almighty, it is therefore recommended to recite Takbeer as much as possible.

اَللہُ اَکبَراَللہُ اَکبَر لَا اِلٰہَ اِلَّا اللہُ وَ اللہُ اَکبَراَللہُ اَکبَر وَ لِلّٰہِ الحَمد

PRINCIPAL


 

Hadith of the Day

IbnKa’b bin Malik Al-Ansari narrated from his father, that the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said: “Two wolves free among sheep are no more destructive to them than a man’s desire for wealth and honor is to his religion.”

(Jami` at-Tirmidhi, Vol. 4, Book 36, Hadith 73)

 


 

Quote of the Day

“Fools talk, cowards are silent, wise men listen.”

― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

 


 

At Home Parents Should:

  • Instill their child with a positive mindset.
  • Take time to listen to what their child says.
  • Talk to their child and encourage healthy conversations, this will improve the child’s confidence.
  • Encourage their child to do his/her best, parents’ expectations of a child should be realistic.
  • Be a role model in behavior and speech; do not use foul language and mind your body language.
  • Train their child to understand the use of indoor-voice and outdoor-voice according to time and space.
  • Teach their child that lying is never an option; parents should not pressure or place a child in a situation where they feel the need to lie.
  • Teach their child not to judge or speak of others flaws. Also teach the importance of always forgiving others in the religion Islam.
  • Teach their child to fully read and understand the Quran.
  • Take interest in their child’s completion of homework and encourage active learning.
  • Encourage their child to read newspapers, books, signboards and text written on cereal packing for improved reading skills.
  • Limit video games and T.V. time for their child, and monitor activities of the children at home carefully. Unsupervised use of social media, the internet or T.V. must be avoided.Wandering in the streets in the afternoon must not be allowed.
  • Give sufficient washroom training so that the child has basic skills to use toilet independently.
  • Teach the importance of environmental care. In order to create children who are aware of environmental care, parents should be their primary role models at home in taking care of the three-Rs: recycling, reducing and reusing.

 


 
General Knowledge

Geography:the world continents ordered from largest in size to smallest, they are: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.

History: World War I was a global war that originated in Europe and that lasted from 1914 to 1918.

History of Science:The Islamic Golden Age is the era in the history of Islam, traditionally dated from the 8th century to the 13th century, during which much of the historically Islamic world was ruled by various caliphates, and science, economic development and cultural works flourished.

Literature: William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. Some of his greatest works are Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet. The famous “To be or not to be, that is the question” is from the famous tragedy Hamlet.

Mathematics: The word algebra comes from the Arabic الجبر (al-jabr lit. “the reunion of broken parts”) from the title of the book Ilm al-jabrwa’l-muḳābala by Persian mathematician and astronomer al-Khwarizmi.

A picture depicting Muslim scientists
William Shakespeare
A statue of al-Khwarizmi in Uzbekistan

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