Monthly Report July 2019

Summer Vacation: – The school is closed during the month of Summer. But let us share some news on the Matriculation results on APS sponsored students.

Aisha Abid tops the school: – Our brilliant student Aisha Abid was being sponsored for high schooling by APS donor Haroon Mirza. Aisha scored 1002 out of 1100 numbers. She has scored the scholarship for her FSC pre-Med. Aisha wants to be a doctor. Here is her little video message.

 

Sponsor needed: – Ali Abbas passed matriculation with Grade A. Ali’s education was sponsored throughout matriculation from Primary schooling. Ali has a story full of resilience showing strong determination. Ali has taken admission into a provide collage where he was provided more than 50% discount for collage fee. Further details will be shared with the sponsor.

 

Thank you

Amir

 

 

 

 

Monthly Report June 2019

APS Youngest teacher: – Abigail Malik from USA who is also daughter of APS chair visits the school in June and spends some time with the students. Abi is 9 years old and enjoyed her teaching experience with the students of APS. She shared her experience from American school and methodology to learn Math and science. Here are some pictures students welcoming her and a short video.

School Summer vacation: – Without a doubt, summer in Pakistan is hot & most anticipated season of the year. The Schools go on vacation in June/July and mid-august. this also gives an opportunity to the students to focus on extra circular activities and visit their distant relatives. We wish all the best to the students to spend lovely time on summer vacation.

 

Thank you

Amir – Chair APS.

 

 

Monthly Report May 2019

Funds: – APS received annual grant from Intel corporation. This annual grant matches the volunteer hours spent by Intel employees for the cause. We received 9130$ this year.

We also received 311$ from Facebook on a birthday fundraiser appeal.  20$ from an individual Donner. Will also donated. This makes 9461$ funds raised in May 2019 and total of 1172$ raised Year to date.

Summer Vacation: – School starting the summer vacation at the start of the June.

Monthly Report Apr 2019

School Annual Results: – We held the record of 100% passing rate for class 5 and class 8th Board exams in year 2019 as well. This is 7th consecutive year producing 100% results. Thanks to our hardworking staff and students, Class 8 was graduated from the school with 73% average marks ratio this year. There are some pictures of Prize distribution ceremony below.

 

Farewell party: – Our Volunteer and educationist Nabeela Sandhu came to the school to participate in traditional farewell party/Lunch given to Class 8 by class 7. The Students not only enjoyed the delicious food but also cherished the happy moments by singing, Poetry and off course cracking some jokes.

 

Funds:- There were 311$ raised in April through a fundraiser created on Social Media. Thanks to the contribution of generous our donors. This brings our Year to date funds raised as 2311$.

 

Appeal for Books and Uniforms: – This is the time of the year when new school year starts in Pakistan. We have an annual deliverable to provide books and uniforms to the students during this time.

To help us with this activity, I on behalf of my whole team pleading you to donate generously. We will need School syllabus and Uniforms for more than 320 students this year.

 

Thank you

Amir (Chair APS)

 

 

 

 

Monthly Report Mar 2019

Paint Job:- Thanks to our regular donor Shahid Bashir, who sponsored us to paint the whole school this year. The walls were gone very rusted.

Here is the look of the new shinny school.

 

Open admission: -School new admissions are opened. The new enrollment in opened in the school for year 2019.

School results: – Stay tune for the school annual results in April’s news letter where class 5 and class 8 students appeared in Board Exams.

 

Thank you

Amir (Chair APS)

 

 

 

Monthly Report February 2019

Paint work: – The walls were badly rusted as it has been good few years since the whole school was painted. Paint job has been started and mostly inside walls and rooms are painted by now. There were some delays to paint outer walls because of the rainy season in Pakistan.

 

Repairs: – Some repairs were carried out to fix the damage done to the roof top of a class room due to the rain’s Water lodge.

 

Annual Exams: – Annual Exams started in the school, the question papers were designed and prepared from outside of the school. The marking of the exams is also done by outside vendors. This approach helps us to measure the results quality more fairly.

 

School Admissions: – Admissions are opened for School Year 2019 by now and new classes will be starting in 1st week of April. 20 advertising Banners were printed and places around the surrounding areas advertising the opportunity for new enrollments (Free Admissions, Free Syllabus and Free Uniforms)

Appeal for Uniforms and books: – The Free provision of uniforms and syllabus are our annual deliverable, we have been delivering successfully since Year 2008. Books distribution starts with the next session start up every year in 1st week of April.

This year, the estimate given to purchase the books is 115K PKR. We are still waiting for Uniforms Estimates.

Thank you

Amir

 

 

 

Monthly Report January 2019

#10YearChallenge: – We came a long way and This is how Social media Trend of 10 years challenge looks like in APS.

Funds: – Giving is not just about making a donation but making a difference. These donations are the life line for our cause which are helping us to grow and changing people lives. This was an excellent start of the year… BIG Thanks to our generous supporters who helped us to raise 2000$ in January 2019. For the sake of transparency, we will be publishing the break downs of the funds same way we have been doing last year.

 

Donor Funds $
Doc Nazia 500
Jamal Yousaf 715
Rizwant Butt 735
Willim Bar 50
Total 2000

 

Farewell Party: – Class 8 appears in board exams in February 2019. As an ongoing annual tradition. Class 7th gave a delicious treat to the passing out class 8th with some exchange of presents to fellow students and teachers. Thanks to our Volunteer Mr Nabeela Sandhu to join the students on this occasion.

Paint job: – We have enough funds to start the much-needed paint job in the school. We are just waiting for rainy weather to be over. Stay tune for the new shinny look.

Thank you
Amir

Monthly Report December 2018

2018 in a glance

Clean water Filter: – The drinking water was getting contaminated with increasing level of pollution in the environment.

The health issue was tackled on emergency basis and the clean water Plant was installed in the school by September and the lab tests are completed for water. This is certified clean drinkable water by now!.

 

Free Books distribution: – An annual deliverable of free books distribution was completed by April 2018. This activity takes place at the start of every academic year along with stationary items. Young students were excited with the promotion to the new class and their new books.

 

Scholarships for the passed out students sorted: – Huge thanks to our sponsors, who have taken ownership to provide the scholarship for the Students already graduated from the school and are being sponsored in another private school since APS is only up-to middle section yet. All requested students secured the 100% scholarships.

 

School Results: – APS maintained the record of Class 5th and 8th board exams 100% passing ratio and our middle school students who passed from Class 8th demonstrated highest results ever with an average marks ratio of 72%. We wish all the best to these brilliant students for the high schooling and beyond. Here is a quick snap of Class 8th board exam results.

 

Teacher’s Excellence Award: – Class 8th In-charge and English Teacher was awarded excellence award for her all the hard work and performance. Miss Shaista has years of teaching experience and her hard work paid off with wonderful board results produced.

Intel Ireland Employees write to Students: – Employees prepared some hand written cards for the students in APS which were delivered to the students after summer vacations. Delighted students responded with their hand written cards.

APS Sponsored student is a toper: – Ayesha Abid is our brilliant student who was sponsored to carry on with her education in another private school, once she passed out from class 8th.  Huge thanks to our sponsors.  She has scored 94% in Class 9th Board exams and tops the area. Below is her result card. Well done to Ayesha.

 

APS Student on track to be a Software Engineer: – Many Thanks to Ahsan Zaidi (our executive member) to take on the sponsorship of Rishna Nasir (APS Sponsored student). We appealed for the help last month to sponsor this brilliant student who has started 4 years program i.e BSC in software engineering from Gift University Gujranwala. This is a recognized institute from HSE. Following pic is sent by very happy Rishna on her 1st day in the university with thanks to her sponsor.

Rishna Full story can be referred  here. http://apspakistan.org/rishnas-story/

Funds: – Thanks to our regular sponsor Shahid Bashir who responded to our appeal for paint job in the school and an on-going sponsorship by chipping in 115k PKR in the month of December. Our regular donor (Haroon Mirza) continued the sponsorship for one high school student by chipping in 25K PKR..i.e 175$, our new sponsor Ahsan Zaidi chipped in 63K PKR for Rishna’s 1st semester in Software engineering.

This brings total Year to date funds generated in 2018 to 10565$

Attendance rate:-The school attendance rate remained 93% in the year and we are seeking help from the families and students to further improve it.

Sponsors in 2018:-Last but not least… I would like to thank our 2018 Donors for unstinting support to the school. Their contribution will open many new opportunities for these young men and women. Without the support and involvement of them, we could not reach our goals. Greatly appreciated.

 

Thank you

Amir Davis (Chair APS)

Monthly Report November 2018

Rishna Nasir Scholarship:- Many Thanks to Ahsan Zaidi(our executive member) to take on the sponsorship of Rishna Nasir. We appealed for the help last month to sponsor this brilliant student who has started 4 years program i.e BSC in software engineering from Gift University Gujranwala. This is a recognized institute from HSE.

Following pic is sent by very happy Rishna on her 1st day in the university with thanks to her sponsor.

 

Do you know what is rishna story… Click here. http://apspakistan.org/rishnas-story/

More help needed items:-

Paint Job:- Another focus area for the New Year is Paint job within the school which has gone very bad. This is estimated to be around 95K PKR for the school.

Sponsor needed for Aman:-  Aman Aslam graduated from APS Middle school seeking sponsorship to carry on with high schooling. She has been enrolled in another private school. Please contact us for more details if you want to want to sponsor her high schooling…i.e Class 9/10th.

 

 

Thank you.

Amir (Chair APS)

Monthly Report October 2018

Clean water Lab Test:-

The clean water Plant was installed in the school in September and the lab tests are completed for water. This is certified clean drinkable water by now!.

Parents meeting:-

Parents meeting was scheduled and student’s individual results were discussed with them. The September test results were 72% average for the school. Other matters related to parenting and punctuality of the students were discussed too.

Attendance rate:-

The school attendance rate is 93% currently and we are seeking help from the families and students to further improve it.

Help needed for Sponsorship:-

We have been sponsoring our deserving students who pass out of APS so they can continue their education in another institute.

Our early sponsored student “Rishna Nasir” has cleared her FSC pre-Engineering. Now we are looking for a sponsor who can help her to achieve her dream to be a software Engineer. Rishna Scored 71% marks in FSC and want to pursue 4 years Software Engineering degree from Gift University Gujranwala. If you are interested to sponsor her. Please send a private note to amirdavis@hotmail.com and further details will be shared.

Here is her little story. http://apspakistan.org/rishnas-story/

 

Thank you

Amir Davis- Chair APS