The Ambassador Committee helps welcome our newest families and supports the Admissions Office by providing a warm environment in which to welcome new and prospective parents considering AIS for their children. They also provide leadership, structure and organization to new families in need.
Amigos Culture Club
Amigos is the Spanish/Latin cultural club of AIS. Amigos’ core mission is to promote the Spanish language and to celebrate cultural diversity by offering educational and social activities to our AIS families. They work closely with the Spanish department at AIS by providing support and assistance in organizing various activities such as el Día del Idioma which is aimed to enhance the Spanish language and culture at AIS.
Arts Alliance Committee
It is the mission of the AIS Arts Alliance to support all areas of the Arts throughout AIS, including music, theater and visual arts. The Arts Alliance Committee showcases and promotes the Arts within the AIS community and attempts to promote the AIS Arts program externally as well.
Asian Culture Club
The purpose of the Asian Culture Club is to assist AIS in fulfilling its mission by celebrating the diverse Asian culture within the community. At the same time, the ACC promotes and supports the Mandarin program at AIS through cultural events such as the Asian New Year Celebration.
The Deutsch Connection supports the German language program at AIS by promoting German culture, language and educational standards at AIS. The Deutsch Connection holds their annual Christmas Market in December.
Ensemble / Francophile Culture Club
Ensemble is a multicultural parent association representing all French cultures of AIS. Parents who are a part of Ensemble are native and non-native speakers from all school levels. Ensemble works to support, further, and promote all areas of AIS's French department with regards to academic curriculum, promotion of the French program, parent & family education, and social & cultural activities like their Wine & Cheese and La Kermesse events.
Harambee Culture Club
The purpose of Harambee is to assist AIS in fulfilling its mission by increasing awareness and sensitivity among the AIS community to the unique perspectives, experiences and issues of those who view themselves as members of the black and/or African-American, African or Caribbean population. Harambee extends this conceptualization to include those who do not identify as such, yet offer their support. They are committed to the fundamental AIS values of respect, diversity, effort and joy of learning. They hold an annual event - Jazz in Black and White as well as several cultural activities throughout the year.
The PO works in partnership with the AIS parent base, school reps, and the school counselors, to identify and organize information that assists parents with supporting their children. The topics for Parent Programs over the course of the year cater to all grade levels and include issues of current debate or concern. Dates are listed on the electronic school calendar and participation is open to all parents and guardians.
Nourish is a Parent Organization group that promotes healthy eating at AIS. The committee, established in 2010 with a broader mission to promote health and sustainability, is refocusing in 2011-2012 on community-building initiatives centered on promoting healthy eating. We hope to foster the development of strong community bonds across grades and language tracks as we improve our community knowledge around this topic through expert knowledge sharing, discussions, and skill-building educational events about healthy eating; including nutrient-dense tastings and cooking classes.
The Sports Boosters, also known as Eagle Watchers, is organized as part of the Parent Organization for the purpose of building a network of parent and student involvement to support the sports program and recognition of athletes. The club welcomes parents of students participating in all of the school sports programs. Officers are selected annually.