Nov 29, 2011

Beirut Marathon 2011

if you want to win a a mile,
if you want to experience a marathon!

Take your cause to the streeet...and run!
"CFU" Cancer Fund Unit

we are so excited to share our marathon adventure with you...

for most the challenge is to finish...
for 'us' it was about pushing our boundaries...

The Beirut Marathon Association (BMA) is a non-profit non-governmental organization registered under the Ministry of Youth and Sports whose vision is to become the leading running expert organization in the Middle East. Its races have become by far the biggest and most popular sports events in Lebanon. Attendance and participation in the Beirut Marathon races continue to grow annually, and they command the attention of national and international media.
to know more about Beirut Marathon Association visit:

Nov 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving: Colorado, USA

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday of November. It is a celebration to give thanks to the harvest. Here is the story of Thanksgiving told by first grade students at Sunset Elementary School in Craig, Colorado, USA:

Happy Thanksgiving to our friends in Colorado :) We are grateful for wonderful friends you!
Mrs. Cheryl Arnett...enjoy this very special day!

Happy Days for You and Me: Thanksgiving wiki page

Makassed Celebrations: Independence Day

Nov 23, 2011

Outside My Classroom Windows: Norway

Hello to everyone! We are a class of 11 year olds in Norway and have done these pencil sketches for all to see.  We hope you find them interesting!
How are our views the same as yours? How are our views different to yours?

Click here to view our drawings on Flickr.

Special thanks to Stephanie Betteridge and to our new Norwegian friends from the International School Telemark in Norway ....absolutely creative pencil drawing artwork!

Nov 21, 2011

Makassed Independence Race For Saeb Salam Awards

A traditional function in Makassed celebrating the Independence Day on the 22nd of November is to have a running competition for the secondary students and art competition for the elementary students to win the cups of the late Saeb Salam one of the prominent leaders in Lebanon struggling for independence. The running competition started yesterday at his statue and ended at the Salam's residence in Mousaitbeh where the president of Makassed, Mr. Amine Daouk, and the participants were met by the MP of Beirut, Mr. Tammam Salam... 

photos by Mr. Mohamad Machnouk

Nov 19, 2011

Happy Days for You and Me

"Happy Days for You and Me" is a new wiki to share our happy days and celebrations with the world around us...
"The time to be happy :) is in school with the world's greatest kids!" as Mrs. Cheryl Arnett said.
It's always HAPPY TIMES with First Graders at Sunset Elementary School...thank you, Cheryl Arnett for joining the wiki...your kids' video adds happiness to our hearts...
"Happiness happens when our hearts combine"...this is what the wiki is about...
You'e more than welcome to join can visit our wiki HERE