Sunday ,February 16 the drama club and choreography club students came together and celebrated Valentine’s Day in their own special way.
The students celebrated the day in an artistic way through choreography and short skits . By the end song dedications were made to their special someone. The students, using their talents , made the Valentine Day a memorable one.
The Access Movie Club organized a documentary about Martin Luther King J; his life, his struggle and his assassination. The club members watched a rap song interpretation of Martin Luther King’s speech I have a dream. Later, the club members discussed African American’s struggle over the years against every aspect of discrimination. We later expanded the conversation to talk about racism in general and how can we fight it.
On February 16, pre-intermediate Access students with teacher Najla Fki were introduced to the history of Valentine’s Day through a short video presentation highlighting the origins of the celebration. Inspired by the event, the students decided to celebrate this day in their own way. They set on creating handmade crafts and cards expressing their love for each other and for the Access program within an atmosphere of team work, love and serenity.
Sunday February 2 , drama club students with teacher Feyza GHRIBI celebrated black history month . The session started with an introduction to the civil rights movement then the students acted a short play about Martin Luther King ,Jr entitled “the story of a dream “
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, Music club ACCESS students with teachers Hanen Farjallah and Najla Feki had a powerpoint presentation about MLK day of service. The session started with pictures of MLK to elicit ideas from students and then they watched the PPT presentation.
How Americans commemorate MLK Day:
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, President Barack Obama serves lunch in the dining room at So Others Might Eat, a soup kitchen in Washington.
This encouraged Access students to give some of their time on this day as volunteers in citizen action groups. They decided to take part in charity work and help others.
Music club ACCESS students wanted to write messages from MLK sayings.
The new Access students met Sunday 12th with Schooling Plus Access alumni. A party was thrown to get the new students know what Access is about and what they can achieve after two years. The students watched last year’s access graduation ceremony. They were amazed by the high level of proficiency our alumni acquired.
Later there was a drawing contest about the Tunisian uprising followed by questions about politics in Tunisia, Tunisian history and US history.
The following link will lead you to a news letter, it will give an idea about the Access program in Tunisia.
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If you are between 14 an 16 you have the opportunity to participate in the Access program, just sit for the placement test at Schooling+ THEN you can join us on Sunday the 5th at 2pm. We’re waiting for you!
Access Alumni and members of the TLAA organized on December 19th at the Franklin Center, the TLAA headquarters, a spray painting workshop for school kids who learned the spray painting techniques, then painted their own pictures.
It was an excellent opportunity to show what Access alumni can do for their community.