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THE AAS MISSION

We engage, support and prepare each student for today and tomorrow by:

  • Fostering a love of learning, healthy living and international community

  • Developing the knowledge, skills and values to communicate, find solutions and innovate

  • Enhancing critical thinking, resourcefulness and creativity

  • Cultivating leadership, compassion and responsible citizenship in both attitudes and actions

  • Nurturing the abilities to interact effectively with others and to act independently with confidence

Vision 2025

Read about our Board's developmental vision for AAS in the years ahead

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Our Core Values

COMMITMENT

-  Academics, athletics, arts, service and sustainability collectively support our mission.

-  We believe that learning is a lifelong journey that is transformative, collaborative and explorative.

-  We appreciate and celebrate that the achievements of our holistic approach promote continuous growth.

-  Self-awareness, willingness to push beyond limitations, and the desire to see things through to completion contribute to intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being.         

RESPECT

 

-  Integrity, empathy, mutual respect and consideration, and an ethical environment commensurate with the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights support our mission.

-  We believe that embracing a mix of cultures, talents, experiences and socioeconomic diversity makes AAS an authentic and fulfilling place in which to learn.

-  We appreciate and celebrate people as individuals with unique talents and abilities.

-  Wisdom and caring promotes the development of attitudes, values, self-regulation, relationships and responsible citizenship.

EXCELLENCE

 

-  Challenging, authentic and connected curricula, programs and assessments draw on the best international practices, help students develop the IB Learner Profile traits.

-  We believe in encouragement, perseverance, cooperation, acceptance of individual responsibilities, and the provision of diverse and engaging learning opportunities for students.

-  We appreciate and celebrate that successful learning and achievement takes many forms.

-  Graduates leave AAS with confidence and an understanding of the role they may play in shaping the future.