Category Archives: Community

CPR & First Aid Course

This Saturday, November 18th from 8am-4pm, CIA will host a CPR and First Aid certification course. Learn CPR and other life savings skills as well as First Aid. You never know when you’ll need it! Great for resumes, summer jobs, university applications, workplace safety and more! You will receive an actual licence at the end […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Dress Down Day

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Every October, the Positive Foundation hosts a series of events with the intent to inform as many people as possible about Women’s Breast Cancer Health.  Due to Hurricane Irma all activities have been suspended. To commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we at the Caribbean International Academy would like to […]

Information Session on Post Hurricane Stress

Good afternoon parents, As we enter our 4th week of school since our re-opening on Sept. 25th, I am pleased to say that our student enrolment has continued to grow steadily.  Thanks to the efforts and support of our staff here at CIA there is now a strong sense of normalcy, routine and positive energy […]

Police Visit at CIA

Brigadier Ms. Cher Cruden and Mr. Elvis Jamaica from the Nederland Politie came to chat with our students about their work on St. Maarten… and to have a little fun with our staff. Check out all of the pictures on Facebook.

Thank You For Your Help!

The reopening of CIA and Montessori wouldn’t have been possible without the efforts of our dedicated staff, an incredible student body and the support of our parents.  Thank you for stepping up and working tirelessly through these hard times. It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the […]

Fundraising for Mrs. Webster’s Orphanage

On St. Patrick’s day, when most are celebrating in Irish traditions, CIA students and parents came together and raised $435.25 in the name of Mrs. Webster’s Orphanage right here on St. Maarten. If you wish to learn more or would like to donate, you can do so through our rotary club: rotarysxm.mi@gmail.com

Saba Presentation

CIA’s principal, Mr. Herb Klassen, recently visited Saba’s Comprehensive School to present St. Maarten’s first boarding residence and to showcase the value of graduating with an Ontario High School Diploma. Students and parents were invited to attend this first CIA inter island presentation. Next on the list are, St. Barths, St Kitts & Nevis and […]

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 […]

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!