SAT: Postponed to May 20


If you were planning to take the SAT this Saturday, May 6th at ANS, you didn't. This is because for the first time in history, ANS did not receive the College Board materials for testing on time. Surprisingly, the only materials they did…

Corryn Smith – Staying Calm and Taking Action


Keeping a cool head doesn't mean not having emotion; it means having just the right amount so you can do the best job you possibly can. Although we might think it's easy to act calm and composed in tough situations, it’s even harder…

3 Golden Goals for Nicaragua


Three goals from our Nicaraguan hero Juan Barrera over a seven-minute period saw Nicaragua overcome a 3-1 first-leg defeat to Haiti and qualify for the Gold Cup. Our white and blue warriors were defeated in Port-Au-Prince, and in Managua, with 10 minutes left…

3 Ways High School Sports Benefit Students


With a new secondary sports program now in place for the next school year, it would be a great time to become involved in after-school sports. Physical exercise is good for the mind, body and spirit. Team sports are good for learning and…

Secondary Athletics Program


The 2017-2018 school year at the American Nicaraguan School will kick off with a brand new way of approaching after school athletics. Our high school principal, Mr. Emerton, sent an email this Tuesday, March 7th that stated the following: “Over the last two…

“Toro y Furia”


One of Nicaragua's most sought after criminals, Herlio Jose Jarquin Cortes, also known was “Toro y Furia” or “Bull and Fury” was captured this Saturday, February 25th by Nicaraguan Police Officials. He was captured in a secluded community near Diriamba, Nicaragua. The detainee's…

El Predio – Food Trucks Park


A new concept has come to Nicaragua, the ‘Food Park’. Almost like an outdoor food court, El Predio offers a variety of new options since it was designed with the people of Managua in mind. The Food Park is located in the first…

Operation Smile: Winter Wonderland


This past Tuesday, December 6, 2016, Operation Smile led a festival called Winter Wonderland. This event took place in the CAA at 4:30pm, with an entry cost of 50 cords. There were several fun activities including games, such as: a picture with Santa,…

How to Take Advantage of Winter Break


While you’re on winter break, it’s easy to get into a lazy mode where you sit around doing nothing all day. Of course it is very important to take a break from school and rest, but there’s only so much rest you need…