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Family Game Night

Peaceterrians and their families got together on Saturday, April 8th to some fun, food, and games thanks to the Golden Hearts Parents Team!!!

The stage was set with award winning family friendly games from ____ and the fun began soon after.

 

What a wonderful way to spend an evening.  This is what a community is all about!  Coming together to have fun, relax and have a good time.  Thank you Golden Hearts Team!  You are all amazing and an inspiration!

Looking forward to another evening of family fun!

 


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Gold Rush Day

Gold Rush Day is one of our favorite days in the year.  The 4th grade class delight us with performances, songs, activities, and delicious food throughout the day.

The day started with a wonderful performance about how gold was discovered in California and how Gold Rush Fever took over the nation.  Who were the winners and who the losers in the search for riches and finally a historical summary of how California became at state.

Shortly after the students and parents had a chance to participate in Gold Rush related activities.  Students mined for gold, conducted a gold test, did archery, and horse shoe toss games.

And finally…after all of that hard work they were hungry and had a wonderful feast of flap jacks, corn on the cob, corn bread, egg rolls, and much more…..

Thank you Khala Sarwat for a wonderful day, thank you to all of the parents who helped and supported, and mostly thank you to our 4th graders for being their lovely and vivacious selves.


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Popcorn, Cupcakes, and Giving

The 5th grade annual Movie Night is becoming a pretty great tradition around here and we couldn’t be any more proud!  When giving and fun go together everyone wins.  The purpose of the Movie Night each year is to raise funds and awareness for GiveLight Foundation and support their mission of serving orphans in the best manner possible.

The concession stand was ready when parents and students arrived.  Students helped selling snacks, selling tickets, and organizing the event.

The movie that the 5th graders chose was The Secret World of Arriety, a movie based on the book The Borrowers by Mary Norton.

The Children had a wonderful time.  Many of them came with blankets and their pajama’s.  Ready to get to bed after a long evening.  Some fell asleep in the middle of the movie as it usually happens.

Thank you Mr. Khan and the 5th grade class for a beautiful evening.  May you all be blessed.


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Sound Heart, Sound Community

“Your heart is a polished mirror.  You must wipe it clean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.”

~Imam Al-Ghazali

We are grateful to all of our friends and parents for attending our annual dinner in support of Peace Terrace Academy.  The night was full of light and love thanks to each of you bringing your GOLDEN hearts for a united cause.

A special thanks to our Fundraising Team for organizing such a wonderful event, our speakers Virginia Gray Henry and Sh. Alauddin El-Bakri for their support, and our amazing teachers for their hard work and dedication to Peace Terrace Academy.

2nd Graders perform a beautiful nasheed about Prophet Muhammed, peace and blessings upon him.

The Painting Heaven Play performed by our Drama Club.


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Winter Town Hall Meeting

When families get together to build a strong community, nothing can get in their way.  Our town hall meetings are a way for us to give our parents updates about the happenings in the school, discuss school improvements and areas of concern, and discuss the annual budget for the following year.

We also had the pleasure of our Science Fair winners presenting their projects to the parents.


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Quest for Knowledge….Science Fair

Today we held our annual Science Fair at the school.  The lower grades worked as class teams as our team of teacher judges toured their classes and viewed their presentations and our Jr. High students participated in individual or team science projects competitions.

Well done to ALL of our students and thank you to our judges; Sr. Fawzia, Sr. Nafisa, and Br. Ayman.  Thank you to our organizing teachers; Sr. Amera and Sr. Shabeena.  May Allah bless you all and increase our students in knowledge and light!

The lower grade presentations from Kindergarten and 1st grade!  MashaAllah!

 

Jr. High presentations and judging


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Family Paint Day

When a group of people get together with an intention, they can have amazing things happen.  In this case a fun and engaging community events that supports our, Peace Terrace Academy.

A win, win situation for everyone!

Preparations for the day included a delicious lunch, baby sitting, and a set up that was ready to go!

The younger children had their own space to paint the day away.  They painted a beautiful tree painting with Sr. Arshia.  Thank you teachers and parent volunteers for making this such a special treat.

Painting session with Sr. Tahira, our resident artist!

There were friends, couples, families, children, parents, grandparents ….mashaAllah.  What a wonderful day to spend they day!  j

Thank you Nada, Amnah, Siely, Rim, Vendula, and Munaza!  Thank you to our wonderful teachers Tahira and Arshia!  May you all be blessed for volunteering your time and giving back to our community!

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