Discovering the Beauty of Nicaragua


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Travel experiences enhance the connection between people and they help you learn about your country and its history. The 11th grade made a trip to La isla de Ometepe on December 3rd and 4th for community service. We spent the night at Hotel…

The Elementary Experience


“If you are new in school don't be afraid to be yourself, here we all are friends with everybody” - Alexa, ANS 3rd grade student During the first semester of school we received a request from Mr. Emerton, our principal. He asked us…

Senior Community Service Day


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For the first time in high school, the American Nicaraguan School provided a “service day” where each grade from 9-12 was assigned to different communities to help by their STUCO representatives. For our community service day, the seniors went to visit the Abandoned…

AASCA Track/Field and Cross Country 2015


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Students from the American Nicaraguan School participated and represented our school in the AASCA Track and Field and Cross Country 2015 event held in Guatemala City during November 18-21. This event consisted of relay races and short distance sprints at the Estadio Cementos…

Momotombo Eruption as seen from ANS


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On the morning of December 2nd 2015, Momotombo, a volcano located near Leon, erupted. It is the first time the volcano shows activity of such magnitude since 1905, 110 years ago. Here at ANS, The students are able to view the activity from…

Knowledge Bowl Winners


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Congratulations to the ANS Knowledge Bowl team for winning second place in the AASCA Knowledge Bowl! Our ANS team traveled to Guatemala this month to participate in the Central American-wide competition known as Knowledge Bowl. It’s a set of interdisciplinary academic quiz competitions.…

If we can’t have it then why them?


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Hi, our names are Isabella Alvarado and Mikela Lazo and we are speaking on behalf of the 6th grade students of ANS. Recently, we wanted to make our grade's promotion shirt. However, our counselor said that we could not use a Marvel superhero…

All For One: Hogar Madre Albertina Mission


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ANS has many new clubs, targeting help to those in need. There is a new club being offered this year called All For One. All For One is a non-profit organization helping children who are orphaned at Hogar Madre Albertina, located in Granada.…

Shooting for the Stars


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       As Oswaldo Ortiz looks back on his experience as a coach in the 1999 AASCA soccer tournament, he says that the key to winning was, ‘’determination, courage, and confidence’’. This was not an easy task. After placing in last position…