News from May 2017

  • ISABC Speech Competition - Grade 6/7

    May 4, 2017

    On Friday, April 21st, 12 Lower Mainland ISABC schools came together to support grade 6 and 7 public speakers compete at the 2017 ISABC Public Speaking Competition at St. George’s Junior School. There was an exciting and impressive variety of speeches on the theme of “Canada 150”.

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    On Friday, April 21st, 12 Lower Mainland ISABC schools came together to support grade 6 and 7 public speakers compete at the 2017 ISABC Public Speaking Competition at St. George’s Junior School. There was an exciting and impressive variety of speeches on the theme of “Canada 150”. It was an eventful day, and judges, teachers, parents and competitors alike, commented on how impressive and powerful the speeches were.
     
    Congratulations to all of the competitors and thank you to all of the teachers, parents and students for participating!
     
    Please see the results in both grades below:
     
    Grade 6:
    1st Place: Joesh Khunkhun, St. George’s Junior School
    2nd Place (tie): Arman Kassam, Stratford Hall and Zachary Lo, St. George’s Junior School
    3rd Place: Ella Johnston, York House
     
    Grade 7:
    1st Place: Meekah Danji, Mulgrave School
    2nd Place: Rafeeq Kassam-Jiwani, West Point Grey Academy
    3rd Place: Kaari Urbanek, York House
     
    Two schools tied for overall points for grade 6 and 7: Stratford Hall and St. George’s Junior School

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  • ISABC Speech Competition - Grade 4/5

    May 4, 2017

    2017 Grade 4/5 ISABC Public Speaking Competition Thank you to all schools who attended this year’s Grade 4/5 Public Speaking Competition. The event was hosted by Stratford Hall School on Friday, April 28th, 2017.  

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    2017 Grade 4/5 ISABC Public Speaking Competition
    Thank you to all schools who attended this year’s Grade 4/5 Public Speaking Competition. The event was hosted by Stratford Hall School on Friday, April 28th, 2017.
     
    73 students from 13 schools in the lower mainland and Vancouver Island participated in the competition. The topic of this year’s Grade 4/5 competition was, “Identify a problem in the world and make a plan of action.” Based on this topic, students extensively researched, wrote and recited nothing short of impressive speeches. Congratulations to all participants on delivering phenomenal and insightful speeches!
     
    Below are each grade winners as well as the best overall school title.
     
    Grade 4
    First Place: Jenna Jaffter, Crofton House School, “Siri-ously”
    Second Place: Fraser Williams, Collingwood School, “Buzzkill: Why We Need to Be There for the Bees”
    Third Place: Asher Puar, Collingwood School, “Mahatama Ghandi”

    Grade 5
    First Place: Natasha Manji, Stratford Hall School, “What it is like to be a Muslim?”
    Second Place: Amelie Bournival, Meadowridge School, “I Have a Dream!”
    Third Place: Thomas Faw, Mulgrave School, “Plastic in our Oceans”
     
    The school with the highest average points was Crofton House.
     
    Thank you to all students, teachers, judges and parents who made this event possible. It was a wonderful afternoon had by all.

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