Oct 18, 2018 IPS Community Note - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Dear Parents and Students,

 

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  STUCO has organized week-long events and activities from October 21 - 25, Sunday through Thursday.

 

Every morning, Student Council and CAS Students will be selling items provided by the Saudi Cancer Foundation such as pins, bracelets, shirts etc., Pink ribbons for 5 SAR, and T-shirts for 20 SAR.  Proceeds from all activities and events during this week will go toward the Saudi Cancer Foundation (https://scf.org.sa/) in support of breast cancer patients and cancer research.



For the entire week, IPS students are also encouraged to wear The Breast Cancer Awareness shirts being sold at the school (from Sunday morning) with their uniform pants/ skorts.  Otherwise, students may wear their IPS uniform shirts.

 

Other activities include:

·  Sunday, October 21

o Lunch Period for G6-12 Girls - A breast cancer survivor as well as doctors from the Saudi Cancer Foundation will give a short presentation in the gym to educate the girls about breast cancer and our CAS students will also be presenting a short video.  **Note: Out of respect for our speakers, please make sure that everyone brings easy-to-eat food (i.e. finger foods, sandwiches)

·  Monday October 22

o Pastry Monday (6 SAR per piece)

o Raffle tickets for 5 SAR will be sold as well.  Get a chance to win gift certificates!

o Lunch Period for G7-12 Boys - Doctors from the Saudi Cancer Foundation and our IPS nurses will have a short presentation in the HS Boys' Area.   **Note: Out of respect for our speakers, please make sure that everyone brings easy-to-eat food (i.e. finger foods, sandwiches)

o Lunch Period for G3-12 Girls - Zumba session with our very own Ms. Racielle and our junior CAS students!

·  Tuesday, October 23

o Lunch Period at the Courts:  Chalk Drawings of heartwarming messages for cancer patients and their families and to spread awareness about this disease.

o Get your face painted for 1SR.

·  Wednesday, October 24

o GO PINK Relay Race for G3-12 Boys and Girls - Sign up in the morning for a chance to win a free t-shirt!

·  Thursday, October 25 

o PINK DAY - Wear anything pink! **School appropriate attire only!

o Paint staff/ students pink for 1 SAR!

 

Regards,

 

STUCO Eboard