The Mission of LWIS-AiS is to
create a nurturing environment where students, faculty and families work
together to develop academic excellence, ethical behavior and personal
The Elementary functions as a vibrant center of
transition into new academic cycles and beyond. It continues the Mission
of shaping our students into life-long learners and enhances students’
abilities through its rich academic and individualized programs as well as
educational and recreational activities which assist your children in becoming
independent thinkers and problem solvers.
Students are changing and growing and it is
important to focus on the social/emotional development of your child while
encouraging them to become decision makers which serves to enhance self-esteem
as well as self-confidence. Life-long learning continues in Grades 1
through 4 where critical thinking is emphasized and creativity and
self-expression are at the center of our teaching methodology along with
learning centers, cooperative learning, and inquiry based learning.
Additionally all students successfully navigates
the information age of the 21st
Century by incorporating Technology
into all subject areas as well as encouraging students to explore, research and
experiment during classroom activities.
Monthly thematic assemblies are held to promote
such topics as "Friendship and Love”, "Respect” and "Responsibility”, "Peace”
and "Making wise choices”.Our students learn the importance of diversity,
and how each individual has their own unique characteristic that adds value to
our school environment. Fine and Performing Arts are also offered as a part of
the curriculum to enhance each student’s freedom of choice and their
Portfolios are kept where each student chooses their
best work to place in the portfolio. This enables parents and teachers to
monitor the growth and productivity of each child throughout the academic year.
Our teachers are not simply
highly qualified but also dedicated to providing the best learning environment
for your child. We take great pride in our curriculum which offers
French, Arabic, English, Math, Science, Computer, Art, Music/Drama, PE and
Martial Arts. Religion is offered to students in Grades 1 to 4 but is
optional. Our curriculum also links peace education, diversity, and
character education into all subjects’ areas.