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Fall Book Fair

Book Fairs give children an opportunity to engage in their learning in a wonderful way.  A book is a portal to new worlds!  This year we had books from Barefoot Books and Rumi Bookstore with a great selection of books from the East and the West!!

Our book fair provide a wide selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level.

Truly, a book is a dream that we hold in our hands!  We hope the children enjoy their new books and we would like to thank all of our parents for supporting the school with this endeavor.


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Back to School Night

Back to School Night is a special time of the year at Peace Terrace.  Parents are welcomed into the school to learn about what each teacher plans for the year.  Their are discussions and general building of a strong, loving community.

Thank you to all of the parents that attended this year.

Our ECE classes.  Don´t you just love the special little reading corner in Nursery?

MashaAllah the teachers put in a great deal of effort in creating comfortable and cozy places for our students.  Students spend a great deal of time at school and school should feel like a home away from home!

During the Town Hall meetings parents and staff discussed the impact of screens on children and the importance of discussing such matters as a community.

This was a wonderful gathering.  We are looking forward to the remainder of the year, inshaAllah!

 


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Hifdh Program Dedication Ceremony

The Hifdh Program at Peace Terrace Academy is truly a unique opportunity for students who are enrolled in our school program. The program is designed for students to finished memorizing the entire Qur’an in three years with an added year of review along with the experience of being enrolled in a full time school.

Program Offerings:

  • Students join their Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Physical Education classes.
  • Students arrive at 7AM instead of 8:00AM
  • Students join our regular lunch and recess programs
  • Students join all school field trips
  • Students spend five educational periods in memorizing the Qur’an
  • The annual tuition for hifdh students is $6,500/annually

All students who wish to join the Hifdh Program will go through a two week assessment period in order for us to determine if they will be able to handle the rigours of the program. During the assessment period they will be given homework assignments for memorization, meet with the principal for a one-on-one interview, and must maintain a B average in all their academic grades.

MashaAllah the students who have completed the assessment period were fully enrolled in the program this past Friday, September 20th.

May Allah grant them success in all of their endeavors and guide them through life.  May Allah continue to instill a love for knowledge and the book of Allah in their hearts!  Ameen.


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Sports Day 2017

The Early Childhood classes had a blast with parachute games, relay races, face painting and so much more!

“Games give you a chance to excel, and if you’re playing in good company you don’t even mind if you lose because you had the enjoyment of the company during the course of the game.”
― Gary Gygax

“Sports inculcate something in you that no institution, family or friendship can. A quality that eventually emanate from you, something called Sportsmanship.”
― Sandeep Sahajpal

 

We had a wonderful day and made lots of memories with our friends.  May Allah bless all the efforts of our teachers who teach us what it means to be friends!

 

 


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8th Grade Gala and Iftar

Our 8th Grade Gala is a pretty big deal.  Students and families come dressed up to enjoy an evening of fun, games, and a delicious dinner.

MashaAllah, many parents and volunteers participated in making the evening magical for the students.

Parents helped with decorations, desserts, and much more.

 

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Congrats to this wonderful group of students!  We are looking forward to witnessing your new adventures in high school and beyond!

 


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Graduation 2017

MashaAllah another year has come to an end and we feel so grateful to have such wonderful, optimistic, and mature graduates.

The stage is set!  The graduates in both the Kindergarten class and 8th Grade are ready!  This is the final moment!

The students arrive, take their seats, and parents and students are addressed by Mr. Yasin Mohammed, Chairman of the School Committee and Principal Homaira.

The Kindergarten students are promoted to 1st Grade!  What a huge milestone they have accomplished.  They will now to known as Ms. Sonia’s Froggies!!!

Honor Roll students Maha and Nafees are recognized by Principal Homaira.

Tasneem is the valedictorian of her class and she gives an impassioned and emotional speech.  MashaAllah all of our graduates will go on to accomplish amazing things in life.  Shaykh Rami addresses our graduates and gives a very inspiring speech about our school motto of Faith, Character, Knowledge, and Community.

The 8th grade students get their promotion certificates!  We are very proud of them for their accomplishments throughout the years.  Many of the students have been at Peace Terrace since Preschool.

A final moment with the graduates where parents, teachers, and family members can take pictures and give shout outs!!

Finally time to celebrate.  We pray for our students and wish them well in High School.  A new adventure awaits them!!  Bismillah……