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NEWS ARTICLES
Charity
Mariam AlKhalifa's CAS Project
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2024-04-09 06:16:33
In a remarkable display of leadership and compassion, Mariam AlKhalifa, a grade 11 student at Riffa Views International School, embarked on a CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) project that not only showcased her commitment to making a positive impact but...
Competition
RVIS Student Secures Top Ten in Prestigious Bayan Prize for School Students
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-04-09 06:14:08
Riffa Views International School is proud to announce the remarkable achievement of Hamza Salamat, a tenth-grade student, who secured a place in the top ten of the prestigious Bayan Prize for school students, achieving second place among high schools in Ba...
IB
Riffa Views International School Celebrates Second IB Programme Re-Authorization
By: Victoria Johnson
IB Coordinator
Published: 2024-04-02 10:17:14
Riffa Views International School (RVIS) is proud to announce its successful re-authorization for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, marking its second re-authorization since the school's inception. This achievement underscores the school's com...
Sports
RVIS ES Swimming Program Coming Soon
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2024-04-02 10:15:45
We are thrilled to announce that the RVIS ES Swimming Program will be taking place from April 23rd to May 30th, 2024, at the Royal Golf Club Swimming Pool. This program aims to provide our elementary students with valuable swimming lessons and help them be...
Arts
School Wide Art Show
By: Ysabella Melo
Admissions Coordinator
Published: 2024-04-02 10:14:27
Our annual School Wide Art show will be taking place on April 19th. The event will showcase a wide range of artwork created by our students from all grades. There will be a range of paintings, drawings, and sculptures on display. The art show provides our...
Community
Riffa Views Ramadan Chess Tournament
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-03-27 07:18:31
A few talented RVIS students participated in the Riffa Views Ramadan Chess Tournament and achieved remarkable success. Nader Ali emerged as the first place winner in the Juniors category (under 16), showcasing his dedication and strategic thinking....
Charity
Charity Iftar
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2024-03-27 07:17:40
As the holy month of Ramadan envelops our community with its spirit of compassion and giving, a group of compassionate grade 12 students from Riffa Views International School took it upon themselves to make a difference....
Charity
Ramadan Food Drive
By: Ysabella Melo
Admissions Coordinator
Published: 2024-03-27 07:11:16
This week, the RVIS' Community Service Team has been collecting staple food items for charity. Our students are proudly showing their commitment to alleviating hunger and nourishing communities in need. This initiative aims to provide essential sustenance...
Charity
Students Lead the Way in Acts of Charity
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2024-03-20 07:25:54
The arrival of the blessed month of Ramadan brought with it a wave of compassion and generosity. Recognizing the significance of breaking the fast (Iftar) and supporting the less fortunate, a group of students from Riffa Views International School embark o...
Art
RVIS Showcases Talent and Creativity at IB Art Exhibition
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-03-20 07:24:19
Riffa Views International School is proud to present its annual IB Art Exhibition, a stunning display of artistic talent and creativity by our talented IB art students. The exhibition, which opened today, is the culmination of months of hard work, dedicati...
Pilgrimage
An Enlightening Journey: RVIS Umrah Trip
By: Ysabella Melo
Admissions Coordinator
Published: 2024-03-12 11:40:35
Embarking on a spiritual journey, a group of secondary school students recently had the opportunity to embark on a memorable Umrah trip. Over the course of a few days, they explored the sacred cities of Medina al-Munawara and Mecca, immersing themselves in...
Sports
RVIS Under 11 Boys Shine in Primary Sports League Basketball Tournament
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2024-03-12 11:36:02
Excitement filled the air at Riffa Views International School as we hosted the Primary Sports League basketball tournament. Teams from various schools came together for a day of intense competition, showcasing their skills and sportsmanship on the court....
School Event
RVIS Celebrates Diversity and Unity on International Day
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-03-12 11:34:20
On February 29th, RVIS came alive with a vibrant celebration of cultures from around the world during our annual International Day. The event showcased the rich diversity of our small, close-knit community, with over 50 countries represented in the spectac...
Academics
University Fair
By: Ysabella Melo
Admissions Coordinator
Published: 2024-02-28 06:29:11
Last Thursday, representatives from various universities, colleges, and international enrolment advisors came together to showcase their institutions to our high school students. The students were provided an excellent opportunity to gather information abo...
Innovation
Grade 5 Students Set Sail on a Journey of Discovery with Boat Building Project
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-02-28 06:26:37
As part of their "Early Explorers Unit," Grade 5 students at Riffa Views International School embarked on a fascinating journey through history, learning about the intrepid individuals who explored the world in times gone by. But their journey didn't stop ...
Charity
RVIS Senior Counsel Supports Families During Ramadan with National Charter Day Fundraiser
By: Ysabella Melo
Admissions Coordinator
Published: 2024-02-20 09:28:18
In the spirit of giving and community, the Riffa Views International School's Senior Counsel recently organized a heartwarming fundraiser to support families during the holy month of Ramadan. Coinciding with Bahrain's National Charter Day, the event was a ...
Innovation
Embracing the Future: RVIS Champions STEAM Education for Creative and Innovative Minds
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-02-20 09:25:43
At Riffa Views International School, we understand the importance of providing our students with an education that not only meets the demands of today's world but also prepares them for the challenges of tomorrow. In line with our commitment to personaliza...
Academics
100th Day of School
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-02-14 06:37:27
On Monday, our Elementary School students celebrated the 100th day of school. The children dressed up as 100 year olds, and showed off their costumes in a parade around the school. They also undertook a few collaborative activities incorporating “100 days”...
Innovation
RVIS and MIT-MISTI Host their 2nd showcase: Autonomous Vehicle Technology
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-02-07 06:27:00
RVIS in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's International Science and Technology Initiatives (MIT-MISTI) recently hosted a second showcase to unveil the innovative projects developed by students in the advanced Autonomous Vehicle...
Innovation
MISTI Workshop 2
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-01-24 07:05:29
Over the course of the beginning of this week, RVIS students have been deeply engaged in programming autonomous vehicles. They've been tackling complex concepts like sensor fusion and algorithm development, setting a solid foundation in self-driving techno...
Innovation
RVIS Celebrates Successful MIT-MISTI Robotics Workshop with Showcase Night
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-01-18 06:00:46
Riffa Views International School (RVIS) celebrated the successful conclusion of the MIT-MISTI Robotics Workshop series with a showcase night, which was attended by parents, school representatives, sponsors, and members of the Board of Trustees. This event...
Innovation
MIT-MISTI Update
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-01-17 07:17:03
The MIT-RVIS partnership continues to flourish as students delve deeper into the world of robotics. The latest session saw participants actively engaged in manually controlling the robotic arms they are assembling. This hands-on experience in transforming ...
Arts & Music
Talent Fest at RVIS
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-01-17 07:15:35
The recent Talent Fest at RVIS, held on January 16th, was a spectacular celebration of the diverse and dynamic talents of our students. The event showcased a wide range of performances, including enchanting singing, piano playing, and the captivating combi...
Innovation
Highlights of the Week: RVIS & MIT-MISTI Innovation Series
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-01-10 06:51:01
This week, our students embarked on an extraordinary journey of learning and discovery with the MIT-MISTI Innovation Series. This unique program provided them with the unparalleled opportunity to connect directly with MIT students, gaining insights from so...
Innovation
Riffa Views International School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) host a successful MISTI Program
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-01-06 09:17:48
Riffa Views International School (RVIS), in a visionary collaboration with MIT alumni Maryam Al Jomairi, Marwa Al Alawi, and Latifa Al Khayat, proudly announces the expansion of its robotics workshops series for January 2024. This initiative, a result of t...
School Event
Celebrating Culture and Unity: Bahrain National Day at RVIS
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2024-01-02 09:01:16
Before the winter holiday, RVIS celebrated Bahrain National Day with a vibrant student-led assembly, bringing together the school community in a rich cultural experience. This special day was marked by a series of events that showcased the country's herita...
Field Trip
Grade One's Educational Adventure to Al Areen Wildlife Park and Reserve
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-12-12 12:11:28
Last week, Riffa Views International School's Grade One students enjoyed an enriching field trip to Al Areen Wildlife Park and Reserve. This excursion provided a perfect blend of education and exploration, allowing the children to witness a variety of anim...
STEAM
RVIS Embraces Empowerment with Dr. Raida S. K. Al-Alawi's Inspiring Session
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-12-12 12:09:40
RVIS was proud to host an empowering "Lunch and Learn" session on Monday, December 11th with Dr. Raida Al-Alawi, a notable figure in engineering and academia. The event, aimed at our 10th and 11th-grade girls, focused on the inspiring journey and experienc...
Staff Update
Secondary Principal Announcement
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-12-12 12:06:09
We are thrilled to announce that Mr. Shawn Moodley will be taking on the role of Secondary Principal at RVIS starting from August 2024. We are confident that Shawn will excel in this position, building upon the excellent reputation he has already establish...
Accreditation
RVIS Achieves “Outstanding” in New BQA Evaluation Framework
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-12-06 05:31:34
As one of the few schools in Bahrain with an “Outstanding” rating by the Bahrain Quality Assurance (BQA), RVIS recently had the honor of participating in a pioneering pilot program. This program introduced a new evaluation framework aimed at enhancing educ...
Field Trip
Exploring Beyond the Classroom: RVIS Elementary School Field Trips
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-12-06 05:27:48
Over the past few weeks, the elementary students embarked on a series of educational field trips, each an adventure in learning and discovery that extends well beyond the classroom walls....
Musical
A Musical Extravaganza at RVIS Elementary Assembly
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-11-28 09:40:20
The cafetorium of Riffa Views International School (RVIS) recently resonated with the melodious sounds of music and celebration during our Elementary Assembly. Students from Kindergarten through Grade 5 came together in a harmonious showcase of songs and i...
Innovation
Celebrating Creativity and Collaboration: RVIS Innovation Day
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-11-28 09:38:46
Yesterday, Riffa Views International School (RVIS) buzzed with an extraordinary vibrancy, hosting our much-anticipated Innovation Day. Parents, students, and teachers, all came together under the banner of collaborative learning and creative exploration....
Parent Meetings
Student-led Conferences
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-11-22 05:59:02
Last Thursday's student-led conferences at RVIS continued to strengthen the home-school connection. These conferences offered a unique platform for students to lead the dialogue about their academic journey, directly involving their parents in their learni...
Competition
Chess Tournament
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-11-22 05:57:23
Yesterday's first-ever Inter-School Chess Tournament at RVIS was a resounding success, bringing together six schools in a spirited showcase of strategy and intellect. Hosted in our dynamic Innovation Hub, the event became a testament to the skill and sport...
Academics
Ms. Jeni Fields: Cultivating a Passion for Gardening at RVIS
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-11-14 10:16:20
Ms. Jeni Fields, an educator at RVIS, has developed a deep-rooted love for the garden since her early childhood years. Growing up in the Philippines, she was surrounded by parents who cultivated a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, and flowers. For Jeni, ...
Innovation
AWS Lunch and Learn
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-11-08 06:03:16
Riffa Views International School (RVIS) recently had the honor of hosting Nidal AlBasha, the esteemed Head Innovation Officer for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Mr. AlBasha led an enlightening session on the critical role of innovation in shaping both the pres...
Community
Wear White Day
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-11-08 06:00:51
On Monday, November 6, the RVIS community came together in a remarkable display of compassion and solidarity. Moved by the ongoing situation in Gaza, the community organized a special event to raise funds for relief efforts. The day was marked by a sea of ...
Field Trip
RVIS Seniors Soaked in the Charms of Barcelona: A Journey to Remember
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-11-01 06:10:16
Our Grade 12 students embarked on an unforgettable adventure in Barcelona, immersing themselves in the city's vibrant culture, history, and architectural wonders. This senior trip served as a well-deserved break for our seniors, allowing them to reflect on...
Field Trip
Pre-K and High School Students Engage in Cooperative Learning Experience for Healthier Eating
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-10-18 06:10:52
In a unique learning initiative, pre-k students joined hands with their counterparts from grades 10 and 11 for a cooperative learning experience. The collaborative activity involved a short 15-minute walk to Alosra supermarket, where they shopped for healt...
Field Trip
Senior Trip Update
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-10-18 06:08:37
Our Grade 12 students are currently on a trip to Barcelona, making the most of the city's rich offerings. This is a time for our seniors to celebrate their accomplishments thus far and re energize for a rigorous last few months of high school. They hit the...
Academics
Nurturing Exposure and Preparedness for Higher Education
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-10-11 04:57:36
University and college fairs serve as crucial platforms for students to explore a wide range of educational opportunities, gain exposure to various institutions, and prepare themselves for the next stage of their academic journey. At Riffa Views Internatio...
Professional Development
Embracing Future-ready Education through STEAM: A Glimpse into RVIS's Professional Development Workshop
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-10-11 04:55:46
Riffa Views International School (RVIS) recently hummed not with the usual energetic buzz of its students, but with the equally vibrant discussions of teachers crafting a transformative learning journey centered around STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineeri...
Academics
Instilling Robust Digital Citizenship in Elementary Students
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-10-04 06:16:01
In the vast expanse of the digital world, RVIS upholds the pivotal role of integrating digital citizenship into elementary school education. Through the program, RVIS students start to learn the skills that will help them not merely navigate but thrive an...
Student Achievement
Fatima AlSaleh: A Promising Candidate for the Crown Prince Scholarship Candidacy Program
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-10-04 06:13:40
Riffa Views International School has yet another shining star in their midst, as Grade 12 student Fatima AlSaleh has been selected to participate in the highly esteemed Candidacy Program for the Crown Prince Scholarship. This prestigious program commenced ...
Leadership
Fostering Future Leaders: The Red Hats Ceremony at RVIS
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-09-26 08:40:35
RVIS' commitment to nurturing leaders of tomorrow was prominently displayed during the Red Hats Ceremony for Grade 5 students Tuesday, September 26th. This ceremony marks the culmination of leadership training, symbolizing the students' readiness to take o...
Professional Development
Empowering RVIS through Positive Behavior Management Training
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-09-26 06:34:05
Hanadi Rustom, a licensed psychologist, RVIS elementary counselor, and Positive Behavior Management trainer, is spearheading a transformative initiative at RVIS. With a commitment to promoting a positive and supportive educational environment, Hanadi is en...
STEAM
Igniting Imaginations: The Success of RVIS's First STEAM Event
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-09-20 05:44:54
Riveting catapults and soaring imaginations marked the inaugural STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) event at RVIS this past Thursday....
Community
RVIS Back to School: Fostering Student Agency, Building Community, and Strengthening Partnerships
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-09-20 05:40:45
The RVIS community came alive with excitement as we hosted two memorable Back to School events, each designed to bring parents closer to their child's educational journey. The Secondary Back to School Night, held on Wednesday, September 13, set the stage f...
Teacher Profile
Ms. Camila Vasconcelos: Inspiring Artistic Exploration and Cultural Celebration
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-09-13 06:20:14
In the realm of education, there are teachers who go above and beyond their classroom duties, leaving a lasting impact on their students' lives. One such remarkable educator is Ms. Camila Vasconcelos, the latest addition to the RVIS Art Department....
Community
A Community United: RVIS Back to School Parent Breakfast
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-09-13 06:14:04
The Cafetorium at RVIS was filled with cheerful conversations and smiling faces as parents gathered for the annual Back to School Parent Breakfast. The event saw an impressive turnout and served as an ideal platform for new parents to connect with returnin...
IGNITE Day
Ignite Day Sparks Enthusiasm and Participation Among Students
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-09-06 06:32:47
As we kick off another exciting school year, we're thrilled to announce the return of the RVIS "IGNITE Day." This innovative initiative empowers students to take charge of their learning, fostering personal growth, and creating a buzz of excitement through...
Achievements
Celebrating the Achievements of Dr. Rana Oubary: Pioneering Female STEM Educator
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-09-06 06:25:42
In the ever-evolving landscape of education and the push for gender equality in STEM fields, it is essential to recognize the individuals who are making significant contributions. One such remarkable individual is Dr. Rana Oubary, our very own physics teac...
Academics
100% Pass Rate for IB Students
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-08-30 07:58:56
Riffa Views International School celebrates an outstanding IBDP 100% pass rate for four years in a row. The class of 2023's dedication to their studies led them to achieve an accumulative score above the worldwide average as a cohort....
Academics
Celebration of Learning
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-06-14 07:11:07
The Celebration of learning by Grades 4, 10, and 11 IBDP students was an exciting event that showcased the diverse range of knowledge and skills developed by the students. The day began with the full IB Diploma Program students' TOK Exhibition, which explo...
Academics
Moving Up!
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-06-14 07:08:03
This week, Riffa Views International school hosted two moving up ceremonies; for grades 5 and 8. Each student's learning journey was celebrated by showcasing their favorite memories and achievements, distributing certificates, capturing pictures, and enjoy...
Innovation
Innovation Day: Middle School Students Step into the Future of Financial Learning
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-06-14 07:05:10
On Wednesday, June 7th, the RVIS Innovation Center hummed with excitement and energy for the second annual Innovation Day. Organized in partnership between Aion Digital, Espire, and RVIS, the event represented an experiential learning journey that saw midd...
Academics
RVIS Celebrates its Eighth Graduation Ceremony
By: Ken Davis
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-06-07 04:27:13
Riffa Views International School celebrated today its 8th Graduation Ceremony honoring the 35 graduates of the Class of 2023. The ceremony was held at the Bahrain National Theatre, Wednesday evening, May 31st, 2023. It was attended by HH Sheikh Mohamed bi...
RVIS
Talent Show
By: Mohammed Al Khalifa with A.I.
Grade 10 Student
Published: 2023-05-31 04:06:08
The school talent show held last week was an incredible event that showcased a wide range of talents from our students. The show featured various signing performances where students displayed their beautiful voices. Also, there was a mesmerizing performa...
Class of 2023
Senior Week at RVIS
By: Joori Aljassim and ChatGPT
Grade 10
Published: 2023-05-30 06:48:50
As the school year began to wind down, seniors at Riffa Views International School (RVIS) geared up for Senior Week, a series of events and activities designed to celebrate their achievements and create lasting memories. Each day of the week brought a new...
Academics
Poetry Cafe
By: Katarzyna Mroszczak
Grade 3 Teacher
Published: 2023-05-24 05:32:02
The elementary cafetorium was converted into a Poetry Cafe and the day began with a poet meet and greet. With coffee and snacks in hand, staff and family members had the opportunity to mingle with the poets and view their poems and artwork....
Field Trip
Middle School Trip to Dubai: A Fusion of Fun and Learning
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-05-24 05:10:28
Last week, our middle school students embarked on an educational expedition to Dubai. Their journey was brimming with exploration, discovery, and hands-on learning experiences that went far beyond the classroom's four walls. From eco-sanctuaries to museums...
Academics
Yearbook Class Showcases Student Talent and Leadership: A Creative Journey in Design
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-05-10 05:49:14
This year, RVIS has taken an innovative approach to producing its annual yearbook by creating a dedicated class that focuses on providing students with real-world learning experiences in design and project management. The class, comprising a small group of...
Academics
Grade 5 Students IGNITE Passions at the RVIS Living Museum
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-05-10 05:46:27
The gymnasium at (RVIS) was transformed into a vibrant global village for the annual Living Museum. The event was filled with the buzz of learning and the warmth of community, as Grade 5 students showcased their in-depth research about different countries ...
Innovation
STEAM Challenge: Building Wind-Up Cars
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-05-04 10:38:57
The challenge was to build wind-up cars from scratch, and the results were incredible! One of the event organizers, Ms. Amy O'Meara commented......
Academics
Kindergarten Class Tackles Earth Science: Weather, Climate, and Engineering Solutions
By: Diana Dickerson
KG Teacher
Published: 2023-04-19 06:19:05
In an inspiring display of curiosity and creativity, the kindergarten class recently completed an engaging Earth Science unit that focused on weather, climate, and engineering solutions to environmental challenges. This interactive learning experience prov...
IGNITE Semintar
Kindness Heroes
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-04-18 12:04:07
Over the course of three ignite rotations, a group of over 100 elementary students participated in the Kindness Heroes ignite seminar. Throughout the seminar, students focused on three main objectives, be kind to yourself, be kind to others, and be kind to...
Ramadan Celebration
Gergaoun Celebration Lights Up Riffa Views International School
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-04-12 06:30:04
Last week, the Riffa Views International School (RVIS) community came together to celebrate Gergaoun, a cherished tradition observed during the holy month of Ramadan. By organizing a festive and educational event for students, parents, and staff, the schoo...
IGNITE Seminar
Leadership Cohort
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-04-12 06:16:06
Over the last seven months a group of 11th grade students have immersed themselves in a self-discovery journey through a Leadership Cohort mentored by our very own head of school, Ms. Jo Garrahy. The program has allowed each student to recognize and develo...
IGNITE Day
Culinary Arts Seminar
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2023-03-29 07:14:19
One of the greatest pleasures of being an International School is exposure to a wide range of cultures. And what is the best way to experience a culture? You guessed it, FOOD! An iron pan full of Paella, for example, contains more than just rice, mussels, ...
Academics
Early Childhood Garden Project to Foster Hands-On Learning and Collaboration
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-03-29 07:10:29
RVIS has launched an innovative garden project aimed at providing young students with hands-on learning experiences and fostering collaboration with older peers. The initiative, which transforms familiar spaces such as playgrounds and courtyards into thriv...
Academics
Arabic Under the Stars
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-03-28 12:14:06
Last Wednesday, the Razji Courtyard at the Riffa Views International School (RVIS) was transformed into an enchanting oasis, as our close-knit community came together for a magical evening under the stars. The event showcased the remarkable progress and ta...
Camping
EC Camping
By: Samira Jamil
Pre-K Teacher
Published: 2023-02-15 05:59:57
RVIS Nursery and Pre-K students enjoyed an afternoon of outdoor fun in a camping event held last Thursday in the Early Childhood Playground. The camping day was designed to fit into their units on changing Seasons, Insects, Nature and Outdoors. The tents w...
Leadership
Riffa Views International School (RVIS) Hosts 250 Educators for the 2023 Near East South Asia (NESA) Educators Training Institute
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-02-02 08:24:35
RVIS proudly hosted 250 Educators from around the world for the NESA Educators Training Institute. The training institute was held over four consecutive days and included eleven dynamic and collaborative workshops facilitated by highly regarded internation...
Innovation
Riffa Views International School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) host a successful MISTI Program
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2023-02-02 06:51:26
Riffa Views International School (RVIS) proudly hosted MIT's International Science and Technology Initiative (MISTI) in its innovation center LEVEL 5. Co-sponsored with the U.S. Embassy, Manama, the workshop was the first of its kind in the GCC and laid a ...
Papal Visit
RVIS Students Meet the Pope
By: Jo Garrahy
Head of School
Published: 2022-11-09 07:41:46
We were honored last Saturday to have a group of our students participate in the Youth Meeting with Pope Francis at Sacred Heart School....
Internship
Education Bahrain: Innovation and Excellence 202
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2022-11-09 06:19:03
RVIS is proud to be recognized for its outstanding Internship Program at the Annual Gulf Insider's Education Bahrain: Innovation and Excellence (2022)...
Field Trip
Young Archaeologists
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2022-11-02 05:46:41
The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities organized a “Little Archaeologist” event within the “Friends of Antiquities” community partnership initiative, to strengthen community partnership towards safeguarding and preserving Bahrain's genuine archa...
Field Trip
Senior Trip to Spain
By: Abdulla Nass
Grade 12
Published: 2022-11-02 05:43:02
This year's Grade 12 Senior Trip to Barcelona was a one in a million opportunity full of thrilling sports activities and discovery around parts of Catalunya and Barcelona. Students had the opportunity to go on a long and thrilling bike ride all around the ...
Academics
Feline Vistor in Nursery
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2022-10-16 11:58:00
he Nursery class welcomed a furry friend (cat) named Sky into their classroom last Thursday. Sky came along with two vets......
Academics
Pre-K Goes Shopping
By: Samira Jamil
Pre-K Teacher
Published: 2022-10-16 11:50:41
Field trips help students gain life experiences and foster their social-emotional and language development. A great way to get students excited about a topic taught at school is to take them on a field trip that reinforces what they are studying. Our PreK...
Academics
All About Me
By: Samira Jamil
Pre-K Teacher
Published: 2022-10-12 07:49:39
PreK had an amazing time during the 'All About Me' poster making event.We love to do an All About Me theme at the very beginning of each year and it's adored every single time. It's just the perfect way to start learning about each child. What's their favo...
Acdemics
Book Tasting
By: Deena AlReefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2022-10-05 07:15:51
Grade three got the chance to indulge in a book tasting at the RVIS pop-up book bistro. On the menu were a selection of different book genres including fiction, non-fiction, fantasy, graphic novels, fairy tales, and picture books. Students were divided int...
RVIS
Elementary Back to School Night
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2022-09-28 06:45:51
The Elementary Back to School Night helps to form a strong partnership between parents and teachers, in an effort to help children reach their full potential....
University Visit
Universities Visit RVIS
By: Alicia Borbon
Secondary Counselor
Published: 2022-09-28 06:15:53
On Sunday September 25th , RVIS had the pleasure of having a group of special guests from Global Study UK who were running their fall Gulf Tour. Representatives from 10 universities and agencies set their tables and displays at LEVEL 5....
RVIS
Secondary Back to School Night
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2022-09-21 07:37:03
Riffa Views International School welcomed its outstanding community to the Secondary Back to School Night last Wednesday. RVIS families had the opportunity to meet with the leadership and faculty and learn more about the curriculum of each subject, what to...
Leadership
Red Hat Ceremony
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2022-09-21 07:30:14
Student leadership is a core pillar at RVIS. Throughout a student's time at the school, there are many opportunities to develop the skills and confidence to become leaders. The Red Hat program is designed to help Grade 5 students develop these attributes a...
Academics
Celebrating RVIS' IB Results
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2022-08-31 08:27:13
The Students of Riffa Views International School community celebrates their outstanding IB results from the class of 2022. The strong partnership between teachers and students has led to an outstanding achievement: RVIS earning a 100% pass rate for three...
RVIS
World Environment Day - Southern Governorate!
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2022-06-08 07:20:02
Riffa Views International School students' celebrated World Environment Day on June 5, 2022, with the Southern Governorate, and the Supreme Council for Environment. This year, the World Environment Day event, was held under the slogan,...
Academics
Celebrating the Class of 2022
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2022-06-01 09:09:26
RVIS celebrated their 7th Commencement Ceremony at the Ritz Carlton to honor the Class of 2022. Leading off the event was the Head of School Ms. Jo Garrahy, who reflected on the graduates time at RVIS, and the lasting impact they have made on the school. ...
Innovation
Innovation Day
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2022-05-25 03:06:48
May 24th, 2022 marked RVIS' first ever Innovation Day in partnership with LEVEL 5, Aion Digital and Ebtikar. Twenty-five students were selected from grades six to eleven to take part in this special day. The Chief Product Officer (CPO) of Aion Bank, Ammar...
Academic
Pre-K Dino Park
By: Ken Davis
Admissions & Marketing Director
Published: 2022-04-27 06:50:15
The Pre-K students at RVIS have gone on an exciting journey ​back in time to the world of dinosaurs, where they learned about ​these amazing creatures and ​overarching themes such as the digestive system, adaptation, and the role paleontologists play in di...
Community Service
Omar Farooq Labor Camp Iftar
By: Deena AL Reefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2022-04-27 06:40:19
Compassion is our middle name. Our giving community has once again come together to host a charity iftar for the BAPCO labor camp....
Alumni
Alumni Interview with Abir Kobeisi
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12
Published: 2022-04-12 11:03:11
Abir Kobeisi graduated from RVIS in 2019 and currently attends the University of Central Florida. Her academic success has led her to receive the presidential honor roll in university. She is passionate about studying Psychology, focusing on pursuing an in...
Bahrain
The RVIS Compassion Group
By: Jo Garrahy
Head of School
Published: 2022-03-30 09:31:01
RVIS students are committed to spreading compassionate action in our school, community and through connecting with students across the region. A dedicated group of secondary students have recently formed the RVIS Compassion Committee who are focussed on e...
RVIS
International Day and Spirit Week
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2022-03-30 09:07:37
Our students and staff showed a tremendous amount of school spirit throughout our five spirit days! Students brought school supplies in shopping carts, animal carriers and picnic baskets on Sunday; wore mismatched shoes and clashing colors on Monday; Tuesd...
Bahrain
Science of Cooking Field Trip
By: Jacob LaPlante
Science of Cooking Teacher
Published: 2022-03-30 05:59:03
Grades 9 and 10 Science of Cooking students visited the Salmabad Farmers Market as a start to their thermal energy unit. Students visited the year-round greenhouses to see how crops are cycled through in rotations based on temperature and humidity. They ha...
Leadership
Students Present Innovative Projects to UNIDO
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2022-03-30 04:38:07
For the past two years, RVIS high school students have participated in the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), an entrepreneurship program that provides students with meaningful experiences that focus on helping achieve the U.N. sus...
Community Service
Desert Clean Up
By: Deena AlReefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2022-03-22 10:18:32
In conjunction with the Bahrain Day for Community Partnership & National Belonging, The Southern Governorate organized a campaign to clean the Tree of Life site in partnership and cooperation with the Southern District Municipality and Riffa Views Internat...
Field Trip
RVIS Students Visit the Parliament
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12
Published: 2022-03-16 05:30:14
On Tuesday, March 15th five RVIS students had the opportunity to experience a parliament meeting on their field trip to the Council of Representatives. The trip was organized in cooperation with the Joint Parliamentary Culture Program, and educated stude...
Internship
Riffa Views International School Internship Program
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12
Published: 2022-03-02 05:51:15
Riffa Views International School places personalization at the heart of each student's learning journey. Introduced this year by the Secondary School Principal, Ms. LaKecia Denson, the internship program allows RVIS students to experience working in their...
Innovation
RVIS Partners with Ebtikar and Aion Digital
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12 Students
Published: 2022-02-21 04:14:24
A future of creativity and innovation awaits LEVEL 5 and RVIS students as a signing ceremony was held on Thursday to celebrate the school's new partnership with Ebtikar and Aion Digital. Both companies are dedicated to bringing a new level of innovation an...
IGNITE
Developing Future Engineers at RVIS
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2022-02-16 10:14:53
Riffa Views International School and Fab Lab Bahrain have partnered to bring design and engineering into the classroom. Through IGNITE Day, a day dedicated to student passions, the Fab Lab team guided students through a five-week project-based seminar on t...
Community Service
RVIS Students Give back to the Community
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12
Published: 2022-02-09 06:26:34
Founded in 2013 by Mr. Adnan Ahmed Yousif, Nakhlat Al Khair is an initiative that aims to encourage students to contribute in developing their community. The initiative takes place annually, in which palm trees are planted in 10 different areas within Riff...
Academics
RVIS Celebrates Career Day
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12 Student
Published: 2022-02-02 07:37:57
Career day is an annual event celebrated and enjoyed by RVIS students across all grade levels. On Tuesday morning, students walked into school dressed as doctors, athletes, artists and many other future careers....
Professional Development
LEVEL 5 TeachMeet
By: Deena Al Reefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2022-02-02 05:26:03
LEVEL 5 Innovation Hub at Riffa Views International School conducted a virtual TeachMeet for the Middle East and North Africa region that shed light on the lessons learned from the pandemic and ways of enhancing modern education. The session was held on Sa...
Field Trip
Grade 4 Field Trip
By: Milan Fry
Grade 4 Teacher
Published: 2021-12-08 06:57:07
In our Social Studies unit, we are studying how nature affected the development of different ancient civilizations around the world. A trip to the Bahrain Fort Museum helped our students explore and learn more about the Dilmun Civilization and connect thei...
Camping
Pre-K Camping Event
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12
Published: 2021-12-08 06:53:17
RVIS Pre-K students enjoyed an afternoon of outdoor fun in a camping event held last Wednesday in the Early Childhood Playground. The camping day was designed to fit into their current unit about changing seasons. Students took part in experiential learnin...
Athletics
Sports Day at RVIS
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12 Students
Published: 2021-12-01 07:51:05
The four house colors: red, blue, yellow and green dominated the field as students represented their houses last Thursday for Sports Day. All throughout the day, RVIS students had the opportunity to participate in games and compete in mini-sport tournament...
Athletics
Last Weeks Badminton Results
By: Deena AlReefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2021-11-24 06:13:39
A badminton tournament was held at IKNS on Monday the 15th, for youth under 13. This tournament is the first to be held for single players and six schools have participated....
Academics
The Importance of Reading - RVIS Annual Book Fair!
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12 Student
Published: 2021-11-24 06:02:42
Studies have shown that reading on a daily basis can improve a child's critical thinking as well as enhance their imagination. From the 16th to the 18th of November, RVIS welcomed the return of its annual Book Fair. Set up in the breezeway, students were a...
Parent Wokshop
Parenting Workshop
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12 Student
Published: 2021-11-17 05:39:10
“Move from havoc to harmony home” — Marriette Carston conducted a parenting workshop last Thursday, November 11 at Riffa Views International School. The workshop was open to all RVIS parents of children up to the age of five, as well as members of the Riff...
Field Trip
University Students for the Day
By: Deena AlReefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2021-11-17 05:34:07
Riffa Views International School's grade 11 and 12 students visited the American University of Bahrain, where they got to be university students for the day....
Academics
3rd Grade Poetry Cafe
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12 Student
Published: 2021-11-10 07:01:39
RVIS third grade students became poets for a day for the annual Poetry Cafe. The event was held in the elementary school cafetorium on Sunday. Parents were invited to watch their students recite one of their favorite poems or a poem they wrote themselves....
Athletics
Cross-Country Success for RVIS
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12 Student
Published: 2021-11-03 07:44:32
Schools from across the island were able to come together and compete in athletics for the first time in two years. The RVIS Cross-Country Team competed Bahrain School on Monday. RVIS under 19, 16, and 13 teams each finished their races with the most medal...
Bahrain
RVIS raises 500BD for Think Pink Bahrain
By: Amatullah Mustafa and Sophia Taylor
Grade 12 Students
Published: 2021-11-03 07:40:50
We had an exciting day on Tuesday, October 26th! In honor of International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, RVIS participated in multiple ways to help raise awareness in school. When students first entered school, they were given “Bee Aware” stickers, design...
Student Wellness
Think Pink
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12 Student
Published: 2021-10-27 07:20:47
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, RVIS students and faculty came to school yesterday dressed in pink. Students raised money for breast cancer research through organizing a bake sale that was available at various points throughout the day....
Parents
Coffee With the Leadership
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12
Published: 2021-10-13 05:19:16
The RVIS parent community were all invited to “Coffee With the Leadership”, a social event that took place on Monday morning in the Elementary School Cafetorium. Hosted by the Leadership Team alongside the Parent Teacher Partnership (PTP), the event was an...
Celebration
International Peace and Dot Day
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12
Published: 2021-10-06 05:33:12
RVIS students and faculty all came into school dressed in white, the universal color of peace, to celebrate International Peace and Dot Day yesterday. Dot Day is a celebration of creativity, collaboration, and courage. Students were given the opportunity t...
Elementary School
Red Hat Ceremony
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12
Published: 2021-09-29 05:15:03
Riffa Views International School conducted the 10th Annual Grade 5 Red Hat Leadership Team Ceremony. The Red Hat team is an initiative launched in 2012 by Ms. Jo Garrahy, Head of School. It aims to bridge the gap between being an elementary school student...
Secondary School
Secondary Back to School Night
By: Muneera Al Khalifa
Grade 12
Published: 2021-09-22 05:51:57
For the first time in two years, Riffa Views International School opened its doors to the parent community for the Secondary Back to School Night event last Wednesday. The event emphasized strong communication and connections between parents and teachers....
Elementary School
Meet the Elementary Principal
By: Deena AlReefy
Marketing & Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2021-09-15 05:34:37
Jessica Davis sprinkles hope, optimism and joy every time she walks the halls. She's the Elementary Principal at RVIS, and the former Director of Learning at the school. Ms. Davis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Western Washington University, an...
Secondary School
Our Secondary Principal
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2021-09-08 05:41:00
We all know the charming Ms. LaKeicia Denson as the Secondary Principal of Riffa Views International School, and the former Assistant Principal at North Atlanta High School in Georgia, USA. Ms. Denson holds an Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S) in Interr...
RVIS
RVIS hosts a Virtual Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2021-06-16 09:11:20
With an abundance of joy and pride, Riffa Views International School held its virtual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021, last Tuesday evening. This class of 26 graduates celebrated their culmination of their high school years with family and friend...
Bahrain
RVIS on the Effects of Pandemic on Private Education 
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2021-06-01 15:23:28
RVIS participated in a seminar titled The Effects of the Pandemic on Private Education that was organized by Al Bilad Newspaper. The panelists included Members of the legislative branch as well as officials from the Ministry of Education and representative...
Academics
Senior Showcase
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2021-06-01 15:12:50
Class of 2021 have proven to be leaders of tomorrow. Each one of them presented a showcase that illustrated their journey and future plans, both academic and personal. Each one of them told a story of success. A story of growth. A story of challenges. A st...
Academics
Kindergarten How To's!
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2021-05-05 05:01:28
Ever wonder how to tack a horse, build with legos, or make ice cream? Well, our Kindergarten students can help you out through their “how to” books!...
Leadership
Student Goverment!
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2021-04-29 09:29:12
Many thanks to the high-school students in the Leadership Cohort for re-IGNITING the Student Government. This past week we held our first election. Candidates gave a three-minute speech to the entire secondary school through a series of Zoom meetings....
Bahrain
Giving Back during Ramadan
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2021-04-28 07:50:51
The Ramadan food drive was a huge success and has helped many families in Bahrain. The RVIS community has come through again and we thank you for your contributions. As a community, we collected so much food that it took three carloads to deliver it all!...
Academics
The Art of Podcasting
By: Tara Waudby
Head of School
Published: 2021-04-28 07:44:13
We are pleased to share episode 3 of The Voice of RVIS. Ten grade 9 students have been studying the art of podcasting this semester. The first three episodes represent their team efforts, and each team is now working on their second episode. Stay tuned for...
Academics
Authentic Learning in Grade 5
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2021-04-21 04:24:36
Grade 5 and the Admissions Department recently teamed up to develop a webpage to help new families learn about RVIS and Bahrain. Through this collaborative effort students developed skills in research and informational writing while contributing to the RVI...
Academics
Living Museum
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2021-04-13 19:03:44
Each year the grade five students create cultural projects that help to shine a spotlight on the diversity and internationalism within our school. Through the projects, students explore the geography and culture of their chosen country, using a variety of...
Academics
Explode! In the Middle School
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2021-04-13 18:46:25
This year, RVIS relaunched the Explode program for middle school students. Explode is a passion based, student directed program where students collaborate, explore, and share their interests beyond the classroom....
Art
IB Art Show
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2021-04-13 17:41:58
Nine of our 12th grade students have been working diligently since the start of the 2019-2020 school year in their IB Visual Arts class. Last week, they completed their culminating project: their exhibition. Despite the additional stresses and struggles th...
Academics
Celebrating Student Acheivement
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2021-04-06 09:06:24
RVIS is very proud of its very own 6th grade student, Mishal. Growing up, Mishal has always been surrounded by and inspired by art. His family discovered his talent at a very young age and encouraged him to pursue and express himself through art. Over the ...
Student Wellness
Inspiring Frontline Works 
By: Deena Alreefy
Marketing and Community Relations Liaison
Published: 2021-04-06 09:00:37
The Royal Medical Services Commander, Major General Professor Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, praised the great efforts put forth by the Riffa Views International School in educating its students, faculty and staff on the national health guidelines that ...
Art
Riffa Views International School Gifts Artwork to the National Health Regulatory Authority
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2021-03-16 08:41:59
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Regulatory Authority, Dr. Mariam Al Jalahma, praised the great efforts put forth by the Riffa Views International School in educating its community on the national health guidelines that should be followed...
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Secondary Counselor Transitions
By: Tara Waudby
Head of School
Published: 2021-03-09 10:38:40
Spring is a time of transitions. Students are planning their transitions to the next grade, and at RVIS, we have significant transitions as students shift divisions from grade 5 to 6 and grade 8 to 9....
Academics
Students Present to UNIDO Advisors
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2021-03-09 10:15:12
RVIS students have put their creative minds and innovative skills to the test over the last few months as they developed a product that has a positive impact on the world and helps to achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals....
Academics
Grade 10 UNIDO Entrepreneurship Program
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2021-03-03 12:24:18
Under the leadership of the M.O.E. and the Investment and Technology Promotion Office of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), RVIS has been invited to participate in an entrepreneurship program that provides students with meaning...
Secondary School Update
Introducing the Secondary Principal for 21-22
By: Jo Garrahy
Deputy Head of School
Published: 2021-03-03 11:30:40
RVIS is pleased to announce our new Secondary School Principal for the 2021/22 academic year. After a thorough recruitment process that included feedback from all stakeholder groups, the job was offered to Ms. LaKeicia Denson who accepted the position and...
Professional Development
RVIS hosts NESA Design Summit
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2021-01-27 05:43:27
RVIS in partnership with NESA and ISS, hosted a weekend virtual design summit with educators from around the region to leverage design thinking to implement powerful and systemic change across a global network of schools....
Academics
Compassion Summit Hosted by RVIS
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2021-01-27 05:30:31
Hosted by RVIS students and faculty sponsors, Tara Waudby and Samantha Cortes, this year's Virtual Compassion Summit involved X number of schools with X number of students from around the world with the ultimate goal of increasing compassion in schools thr...
Bahrain
Riffa Views International School Hosts Art Exhibition for Frontline Workers at the Avenues
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2021-01-10 11:31:08
Riffa Views, Kingdom of Bahrain, December 30, 2020 - Riffa Views International School hosts an art exhibition at the Avenues Mall in tribute to the frontline workers who are keeping Bahrain and the rest of the world safe during the COVID 19 pandemic. With ...
Health
Winter News from Nurse Sam’s Office
By: Sam Browne
School Nurse
Published: 2020-12-02 06:19:55
As a school, RVIS is doing an amazing job at keeping the campus virus-free, thank you! Now, the weather is decidedly cooler and dustier, we are more likely to experience coughs, colds, and sore throats and without a doubt, the most effective way to prevent...
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Head of School Transition
By: Atif Abdulmalik
Chairman of the Board
Published: 2020-11-25 09:09:27
At the end of each school year we say goodbye to community members who embark on new adventures, and at the end of this school year in June, the RVIS community will say goodbye to Tara Waudby, our Head of School....
Academics
Student Led Conferences and Virtual Open House
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2020-11-25 06:57:26
One of the key features of RVIS is our personalized approach to education; last week students led meetings with their advisors and parents to discuss their learning....
Academics
Teaching Practice Gain Global Recognition at Riffa Views International School
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2020-11-25 04:56:06
With the onset of the global pandemic, the world of education had to quickly adapt to a virtual environment. Schools like Riffa Views International School (RVIS), who already utilized educational applications like Seesaw and Google Suites, had a unique adv...
Academics
Partnering with the Ministry of Education
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2020-10-19 06:32:57
Riffa Views International School was proud to host the Ministry of Education on Wednesday, October 14th to promote the safe distribution of the National Resources for Arabic, Islamic Studies and Citizenship. A representative of the MoE observed and filmed...
Academics
Returning to a Sense of Normalcy at RVIS
By: Ken Davis
Director of Marketing and Admissions
Published: 2020-10-13 09:20:02
After a successful five weeks with no reported Covid cases, RVIS continued to move towards a sense of normalcy with students on campus five days in elementary and four in secondary....
Academics
Deep Learning Through IGNITE Seminar
By: Jessica Davis
Director for Learning
Published: 2020-10-07 06:32:26
In 2019 RVIS launched IGNITE Day with the goal of having students take control of their learning and lead the future of learning. Throughout the school year, students engage in five-week seminars designed to deepen their learning about topics of their choi...
Student Wellness
Community Wellness
By: Jo Garrahy
Deputy Head of School
Published: 2020-09-14 10:20:27
Last fall, as part of our continued commitment to our strategic goal of Community Wellness, our Board of Trustees approved a new position: Assistant Principal for Student Wellness....
Academics
Our Learning Continues: Outstanding IB Results
By: Danielle Pinkerton
Secondary Principal
Published: 2020-09-14 08:53:29
Last year marked a historic year for RVIS with its fifth graduating class and major milestones in the history of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program for the school....
Academics
RVIS Celebrates its Fifth Graduation
By: Ken Davis
Admissions/Marketing Director
Published: 2020-07-02 07:00:42
Under the Patronage of His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, Riffa Views International School hosted its fifth graduation ceremony on Tuesday, June 30 at the Arcapita Gardens in Bahrain Bay....
Charity
Ramadan Giving 2020
By: Kelly Carpenter
Elementary Learning Support
Published: 2020-04-29 06:45:20
It’s that time of year again for our 3rd Annual Ramadan Food Drive. Our school community has done such an incredible job in the past helping those in need....
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Nicole Cerro RVIS Art Teacher
By: Jo Garrahy
Deputy Head of School
Published: 2020-04-22 06:08:02
Ms. Cerro completed her undergraduate degree through Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. Her teaching career started in Phoenix, Arizona, where she worked as an elementary art teacher for four years before embarking on her first international teachin...
Professional Development
Virtual Teachmeet
By: Luke Meinen
LEVEL 5 Manager
Published: 2020-04-15 09:03:49
Since its conception, LEVEL 5 has been a creative space, a place to innovate, and a place for authentic learning experiences....
Community Service
Supporting the Medical Community in Bahrain
By: Luke Meinen
LEVEL 5 Manager
Published: 2020-04-08 08:58:06
LEVEL 5 and RVIS recently joined the cause and are creating Personal Protective Equipment - PPE face shields for Bahrain’s Ministry of Health....
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Dr. Gary Bicker
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-13 06:34:59
Project-based learning (PBL) is an effective instructional method by which students engage in a project for an extended period of time to explore an authentic question, investigate solutions and showcase their work, and it very much aligns with the RVIS...
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Erin Carney
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-13 06:19:22
Ms. Erin Carney is a long-standing teacher in our community and enjoys teaching second grade at RVIS. This year, her students have enjoyed writing a series of information books and learning about urban, rural and suburban lifestyles, which culminated in a...
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Dhara Levers
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-13 06:16:26
From piloting assessment competencies with her Advisory students to organizing monthly senior celebrations, from co-designing our IGNITE Futures model to planning our assemblies, Ms. Levers plays an important role at RVIS....
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Rebecca Layton
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-13 05:55:15
This week we are featuring Ms. Rebecca Layton, who is new at RVIS this year. She is a dynamic and talented music teacher working to expand the music program at RVIS. Ms. Layton is originally from Boston, USA and has a range of music talents and overseas te...
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Mai Al-Aryan
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-13 05:49:33
This week we are featuring Ms. Mai Al-Aryan who is in her 6th year of teaching Elementary Arabic at RVIS. Mai is a much loved and hardworking teacher and colleague....
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Belgues Al Harazy
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-13 05:47:26
Belgues has been with RVIS for 9 years and is a pillar in the Early Childhood Program and the school. As a Teacher, Ms. Belgues’s top priority is to ensure her students feel loved; “If they feel they are loved they will learn, grow and prosper."...
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Tilly Hutchinson
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-13 05:42:31
Ms. Tilly Hutchison has been at RVIS for 8 years and has shaped many young minds....
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Sana Ben Musa
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-13 05:41:04
Ms. Sana has embraced and enhanced the virtual learning experience for her students in Elementary Social Studies and Islamic Studies. She is working on and offline to help her students continue to practice and reach the standards for her subjects. Here is...
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Amy OMeara
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-13 05:07:09
Amy OMeara is flourishing as a teacher. She has shown resilience and the capacity for dynamic growth within the virtual school setting. After spending several years in the elementary classrooms, Ms. OMeara switched to secondary education. This year she sta...
Teacher Spotlight
Teacher Spotlight: Gaynor Myers
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-12 12:07:57
Ms. Gaynor Meyers has been with RVIS and the Pre-K program for 3 years and continues to engage her students in meaningful authentic learning throughout the year. Ms. Gaynor also works closely with her students to creates early numerousy and literacy under...
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Teacher Spotlight: Sharmeen Moosa
By: Ken Davis
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Published: 2020-01-12 12:06:03
On any given day, Ms. Sharmeens first grade class radiates joy and energy as she brings to life a myriad of interesting projects, from shadow puppetry to designing the human digestive system. Thus, it is no wonder that Ms. Sharmeens virtual classroom is eq...
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