Happy Summer to Om Al-Qura family !!!
Thank you parents for joining us despite the warm weather … The day was very pleasant and the kids loved it .. Thank you teachers and volunteers for the good job preparing the meals and gift packages for our Syrian friends .. Thank you Master Ali and all your guest for the Tae Kwon Do demonstration. IT was very interesting and kids will love it in the summer school .. Jazakom Allah Kheir
Winners of Final Round (Arrival on time, Commitment of teams and level of effort done were key for winning the final round.
Junior – The purple Team
Rawan El3agami, Nadia Mohamed, Malik Altabba
Senior – The Yellow team
Mohamed Alkhabouli, Sara Waberi, Youssef Kheder, Mahmoud Bouanea, Fatima-Zahra Yusuf
Many thanks to all who helped us make this the “Best Day Ever” as mentioned by our lovely students.
Enjoy the video and pictures. See you back on April 2nd Inshaa Allah
Teams getting better at working and communicating to pass the challenges. This Round more advanced challenges and higher competition. We got ties and the final decision was for the team with best attitude and respect to game rules.
Winners of 2nd Round (Attitude and Respect was key criteria for selecting winners)
Junior – The Blue Team tie with the Purple Team
BLUE: Mariam Selim, Salahuddein Mohamed, Ahmed Isaaq, Sara Elbarghouti, Aliya Mohamed
PURPLE: Rawan Elagami, Menna Ibrahim, Adam Siad, Nadia Mohamed
Senior – The White Team tie with The Pink Team
WHITE: Abdulmalik Balsamo, Hibaq Mohamed Ismail, Eman
PINK: Nour Selim, Ahmed Mohamed Ismail, Samy Elkanzi, Naeima Fourreh
Om Al-Qura level 3, and not an arabic speaker, student writes a lovely letter to thank her parents in Arabic. Bravo Helen. Bravo Ustatha Amna
Translation:”Dear mum and dad. I appreciate all what you do for me every day. The word Thank You is not enough. So i am saying Jazakom Allah Kheir. Your daughter Helen”
Mashaa Allah Nour Elmistekawy !!!
Nour took the initiative to raise funds for Ottawa Muslim Association’s project to turn the Northwestern United Church to a Community Center. Not only did Nour approach the Westboro businesses to raise funds, she also organized and managed an Auction during one of the Bridges community gathering. Jazak Allah Kheir Nour for all the good work. You are a true leader!
Nour is now ready for her next challenge to raise funds for the Syrian Refugees (new comers to Ottawa). If you own a businesss and could donate some products or a family that would like to give a donation, or even a volunteer that would like to help Nour Fund Raising activities please contact Nour at email@example.com with Subject: Sponsor a Refugee
Nour is thanking you in advance for supporting her initiative!
Jazakom Allah Kheir
Kids connected, competed, agreed or disagreed, at the end everyone learnt something new about leadership and team work and they all had a blast!
Winners of 1st Round (leadership and team work was key criteria for selecting winners)
Junior – The Yellow Team
Younes Kheder, Mazen Al-leithy, Anwar Bounagi, Aila Zeidi, Heba Gountit
Senior – The Orange team
Sara Elmistekawy, Ahmed Gohery, Wilson Fourreh, Malika fahmi