Parents & Students


       Congratulations!! Student of the Month DECEMBER

Ustadha Mariam, Our 3rd grade Language Arts Teacher has nominated Ruqayyah Diab as the Student Of The Month. she says “Ruqayyah possesses a great attitude. She is active and always makes meaningful contributions to class discussions. She does consistently well in weekly writing assignments. Keep up the great work!
 
Ustadha Sarah Jayne, Our 4th grade Language Arts Teacher has nominated Maryam Arnaout as The Student Of The Month. She Says, “Maryam is excellent with her submissions, always lively and bubbly in class – excellent paint explosions(class joke)that really make her point clear! A complete joy to teach!!
 
Ustadha Aaliyah, Our 7th grade Language Arts Teacher has nominated Raihana Brooks as The Student Of The Month. She says, “Raihana is an excellent student Mashallah. Always eager to learn, participate in class and completes all assignments on time. Keep it up Raihana!
 
Ustadha Arshiya, Our 9th Grade Language Arts Teacher has nominated Haadiya Hasan as The Student Of The Month.She says, “Haadiya always participates actively in class with much enthusiasm. She submits all work on time with perfection.”
 
Ustadha Ruwaydha, Our Arabic Level 3 Teacher has nominated Sumayyah Sanusi as The Student Of The Month. She says, “She is an excellent student, Masha Allah. She is always on time and hastens to use the mic where she speaks in Arabic only. May Allah bless her”.
 
Ustadha Aamina, Our Tajweed Teacher has nominated Sumbal Ruben as The Student Of The Month. she says, “Maa “Shaa Allaah, Sumbal is very keen towards learning though she was hesitant in the beginning. She has definitely taken her teacher’s advice and instructions positively and has become pro-active in learning Alhamdulillah! Allaahumma Baarik ‘Alayha.”

            *** Time for some fun!!! ***

You all are invited to GVA’s School-Wide Party!!!
 
There will be lots of exciting competitions and fun-filled games In Sha Allah.
Check your email for more details and learn how to sign up and participate in the competitions.
If you have any doubts don’t hesitate to ask us. Email at secretary.gva@gmail.com 
See you there, In Sha Allah!

 

 

 

     Arabic Spelling Bee Competition

We are pleased to announce that the Spelling Bee will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018!  – Mark your calendars!
 
In this competition, you will be tested on:
  • Verb Conjugations (Ismul Faail – doer, Masdar – noun, etc.). 
    • The teacher mayask ما اسم الفاعل من كتب?

      (What is the Ismul Faa’il of ka-ta-ba? ) and you will have to state the answer.

  • Arabic vocabulary
    • For example, the teacher will ask you to spell words of items found in a kitchen.

A list of conjugated verbs and vocabulary words will be included in the Spelling Bee guide.

Check your email for the poster and sign up details or email secretary.gva@gmail.com

Congratulations!! Student of the Month – NOVEMBER

         

Ustadha Khadijah, Our 3rd grade Math Teacher has nominated Dahlia Johnson as the Student Of The Month. She says “Dahlia is very hardworking. She attends all her classes on time and is never late. She participates in class and completes her assignments on time and she is friendly and helps her peers.
Maa Sha Allah, Dahlia! Keep up the good work!
Ustadha Aamatullah, Our 4th grade Math Teacher has nominateMaryam Arnaout as the Student Of The Month. She saysMaryam is present daily. She participates in class and takes correction well. Her overall understanding of the subject matter is superb! She is truly a joy to have in class
Ustadha Sonia, Our 6th-grade Math teacher has nominated Yusuf Hameed as the Student Of The Month. She says”Yusuf is always very eager to learn. He asks questions when he doesn’t understand. He is among the most active students in the class, never wants to miss a chance to solve problems on the whiteboard. He is well mannered and punctual. May Allaah increase you in goodness Yusuf. Keep up the good work.”
Ustadha Nazni, Our 9th grade Math teacher has nominated Mohammed Zain Sheikh as the Student Of The
Month. She says ” Mohammed has always been proactive in class and is keen to learn new topics. Possesses good leadership qualities that enable him to go an extra mile to help his classmates and adds a positive vibe to the class environment. Mohammed has been consistent and hardworking throughout the academic year, well behaved and punctual with all his submissions”.
Ustadha Aamina, Our Islamiyyah Teacher has nominated Muneer Abdullahgrade 6, as the Student Of The Month. She says”Maa Shaa Allaah, Muneer is very keen on Qur’an Recitation and works on the feedback given by his teacher. He participates well in class, Alhamdulillah!
Ustadha Ruwaydha, Our Islamiyyah teacher has nominated Rayyan Yaseen, grade 4, as the Student Of  The Month. She says “Yaseen was super active with me this month Ma Shaa Allah.Comes on time, and polite. May Allah bless you and more progress In shaAllah“.
Ma Sha Allah! Congratulations!
 

    

         Quarter 1 Exam Schedules and Guidelines

                Please check out the rules and guidelines for the Quarter 1 Exam here

Exam Schedules:

  • Middle School and High School – Core Subjects
    • Day 1: November 7th, 2017
      • Language Arts – 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. CST
      • Science – 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CST
    • Day 2: November 8th, 2017
      • Math – 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CST
      • Social Studies – 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. CST
    Elementary School – Core Subjects
    • Day 1: November 7th, 2017
      • Language Arts – 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. CST
      • Science – 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CST
    • Day 2: November 8th, 2017
      • Math – 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. CST
      • Social Studies – 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CST
    Islamiyyah Electives
    • Monday, November 6th, 2017
      • Arabic Levels 1-3 – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST
      • Hifz – 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CST
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      • Iqra’al Qur’an – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST
      • Tajweed – 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CST
    There will be no Islamiyyah Elective classes on Tuesday and Wednesday (November 7-8th).
  • Students are required to be present by the normal school start time, i.e. 7:45 a.m. CST. Students will be provided exam entry links via email prior to the exam.

        Congratulations!! Student of the Month – OCTOBER

 

Ustadha Mariam, our 2nd-grade Social studies teacher has nominated Fahima Sanusi as the student of the month. She says, “Fahima may Allah bless her, is always punctual and attentive in the class. She displays a positive attitude and is respectful to everyone. Lastly, she does an excellent job submitting her work in a timely manner”.
Ustadha Sarah, our 4th-grade teacher has nominated Tasneem Hameed as the Student of the month. She says, Tasneem is “Dedicated and always willing to go above and beyond to achieve the goal”
 
Ustadha Safiyyah, our 8th-grade social teacher has nominated Habeebah Hasan as the student of the month. She says “Habeebah is an excellent student. She is always ready to participate in class and completes her work on time. Her understanding of the work is evident in her oral and written responses and if she has any questions she does not hesitate to ask”.
 
Ustadha Yazmin, our 11th-grade teacher has nominated Mohammed Ridwan Alrefai as the student of the month. She says”He is a bright and hardworking student. He always participates in the class and gives much thought to his answers. He is well behaved and is a model student”.
 
Ustadha Ruwaydah, our Arabic Level 2 teacher has nominated Mohamed Yusuf Hameed as the student of the month. She says “He is excellent in the class. He is active in the class and trying to speak and use Arabic. He is present on time and does his homework on time as well”.
 
Ustadha Aamina, our Iqra al Quran teacher has nominated Maryam Barbee as the student of the month. She says Maryam is “very active, attentive, with patience among all of the students. Responds to teacher’s question very actively!! Alhamdulillah!!”
                                                   
                                                     Ma Sha Allah! Congratulations!

Art Competition Winners

Congratulations!!

Sarah Serajeldin – Elementary School

 Habeebah Hasan – Middle School

Johara Abdullah – High School


 

Islamic Jeopardy – LIVE EVENT

Contestants sign up here.

Join the LIVE Event on October 14th at 9 a.m. CST here.

 

 

Everyone is invited! We can’t wait to see you!

 


Art Competition

Do you love art and have a tick for creativity?

Then design a poster revolving around the theme of Islamic patterns.

 

Submit your artwork via email to:  secretary.gva@gmail.com

 

Valid for GVA students only.

 


Student of the Month – SEPTEMBER

Ustadha Nashwa, our 3rd Grade Science Science teacher has nominated Abdullah ibn Malik Muhammad as student of the month. She says he is: “Committed student, always willing to help his friends, honest, polite, always on time, has a constructive feedback and point of view towards our topics.”

Ustadha Marva, our 9th Grade Science Science teacher has nominated Hadiya Hasan as student of the month. She says: “For Excellent academic performance, punctuality, honesty and enthusiasm.”

Ustadha Noor, our 6th Grade Science Science teacher has nominated Samir Yathali as student on the month. She says: ” He is a super active, responsive and punctual student who loves to be up to date with his subject knowledge and also has high participation levels during activities on slides and even while on the microphone. He is always giving out positivism and super friendly!”

Ustadha Amatullah, our 5th Grade Science Science teacher has nominated Ismail Mumin as student of the month. She says: “He participates well and is respectful. His grades and participation show mastery over much that has been covered.”

Ustadha Ruwayda, our Hifz Hifz teacher has nominated Nusaybah bint Malik Muhammad as student of the month. She says: “She is always on time, memorizing her verses, polite mashaa Allah besides that she is the youngest one in the class.”

Ustadha Janre, our Iqra al Quran Quran teacher nominated Muneer Abdullah as student of the month. She says he is: “Well mannered,and prompt in submission of assignments.His recitation is very good.”

Ma sha Allah! Congratuations!

Calendar

  • January 22, 2018Quarter 3 Begins
  • February 17, 2018Spelling Bee (LIVE EVENT)
  • February 26, 2018Poetry Competition begins
  • March 16, 2018Poetry Competition Winners
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