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The Sunset Mini Triathlon 2017

Attention all CIA athletes looking for a “challenge”….. The Sunset Mini Tri is coming up in a few weeks on Sunday, March 12th.  The distances are not long (200 M swim, 8.5 km bike and 2km run) and for those looking for a greater challenge – they can do it twice or three times! Registration […]

A CLOSER LOOK – Grade 5 with Mr. Gloor

We’re starting several new units this year. In math we’re just wrapping up back to back geometry units and are moving on to number sense and numeration. We’re starting with multiplying and dividing decimal numbers which is always a bit tricky, even for some adults! However, they’ve picked up some tools along the way to […]

A CLOSER LOOK – Health & Physical Education with Ms. Oosterhof

Health and Physical Education: It’s more than just a ‘Gym Class’ For some of us, memories of ‘gym’ often center on the teacher throwing out a ball, and telling the students to go and play. As we move into the second semester, I’d like to provide an overview of what Health and Physical Education is […]

CIA at the High School Interscholastic Swim Meet

CIA’s high school students competed last Sunday at the High School Caribbean Gems Interscholastic Swim Meet and did incredibly well. CIA finished 2nd Overall despite having an incomplete team with only 14 swimmers instead of the 16 other teams had. We finished with 309 points and had some incredible individual performances. CIA was the only […]

Over 2000 views in a week!

As part of the campaign “Education on the Move” Caribbean International Academy and our sister school “The Montessori School in St. Maarten” have joined forces to show in a 2 minute video what education means to us. In less than a week since the video was posted on Facebook, it has been viewed more than 2000 […]

Survival Swim Test

Volunteers from grade 5 and 6 were shown how to create a makeshift flotation device using their pants. • Tie a square knot at the bottom of each leg of the pants. • Holding the waist, make a quick swift motion out of the water to inflate the rest of the pants. • If you […]

CIA Alumni: Jasmine Grannum

Living in a new city and having to make new friends is often a challenge for many first-year university students. Add to that a different culture and language, and the extra challenges that international students face can sometimes be quite overwhelming. Fortunately, the University of Waterloo has many support systems in place for international students […]

Canadian Education Topping the Charts

  The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. In 2015 over half a million students, representing 28 million 15-year-olds in 72 countries and economies, took the internationally agreed two-hour test. Students were assessed in […]

USGF History

The United Student Government Front (USGF) started in 2007 after a parent made the suggestion that there should a general organization that brings all student bodies on the island together. At that time, there were four known student councils of government-subsidized high schools on St. Maarten. The first meeting was held at St. Dominic High […]

First Place for Micah Sinke in Swimming

The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth & Sports along with the Department of Sports congratulates the team who recently returned from St. Vincent and the Grenadines and participated in the 26th OECS Swimming Championship. The Team which consisted of athletes from both the St. Martin Natation and the St Maarten Aquatics Federation returned on Monday […]

Interscholastic Race Results & Pictures

Congratulations goes out to the following runners who proudly represented CIA at the Interscholastic race in Philipsburg on Saturday. Pictures can be found on CIA’s shutterfly account here. All of our runners gave a 110% effort and showed true grit in competing against 12 other schools on the island. Our Junior Team in the 2.5 km […]

CIA Tri Team Line Up

The Tri Team is excited to have 2 full teams entered for the upcoming Interscholastic Race on Nov. 5th Our Senior Team (13 years and older) will be made up of: Sam S., Roman A., Alban L., Eduardo L. and Danny H. We had 11 runners who were interested in representing our school for the […]

1st Annual Interscholastic Race

1st Annual Interscholastic 2.5 & 5 KM Run – Nov. 5th Caribbean International Academy has been invited to participate in the upcoming Interscholastic Run on November 5th at the Walter Plantz Square on the Boardwalk. This short run of 2.5Km for Primary School Teams (12 years and younger) and 5Km for Secondary Schools (13-18 year olds) will […]

CIA Raises Awareness & Money for Breast Cancer

Caribbean International Academy and sister school St. Maarten Montessori have donated $400.00 to THE POSITIVE FOUNDATION. The foundation helps to raise breast cancer awareness all across the island. Congratulations to our students and to the foundation!

My Guardian Group Walk & Run SXM 2016

My Guardian Group Walk & Run SXM 2016 Register (and pay) online here. The annual My Guardian Group Walk and Run St. Maarten will take place on Sunday, October 23rd.  Guardian Group Fatum is aiming to host 400 participants this year. This year the new and improved walk & run will start and finish will […]

CIA Wins Big!

Caribbean International Academy is very proud of all of our students and teachers who participated in the first Tropical Duathlon of the school year. We had the following 4 teams and one individual who represented CIA with enthusiasm, spirit and skill!   1• Full Distance of 5 KM run –  20 Km bike – 2.5 KM […]