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Merry Christmas
Happy New Year
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Christmas Disco Party
Following a very successful Christmas disco organised by our Mission Cambodia students last year, the new team of volunteers who will be embarking on the same mission in 2015 repeated last year’s tradition very successfully.
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“The Power of the Word” assembly
On October 23, Form 7 presented an assembly about the Power of the Word.
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School Trip to Foz Côa
"How cool!" was the most audible comment on the way home from our study visit to Foz Côa!
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Lower School Harvest Trip
In glorious sunshine on the first day of October, our Lower School students, teachers and assistants visited Parque Nacional do Gerês
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Harvest Festival Assembly
On the 9th of October, Lower School celebrated Harvest Festival
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BRAMUN 2014
The 6th annual BRAMUN was, once again, a great success!
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Emotional Intelligence Assembly
On the 11th September the Upper School was introduced to the concept of Emotional Intelligence through a very interesting Assembly delivered by Dr.Nuno Freitas.
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Congratulations CLIB!
On the 15th of September CLIB students and staff gathered to celebrate the school’s 15th Anniversary.

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CLIB celebrates 15th anniversary
On the 13th September
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Commencement 2014
Another academic year has ended; the year in which the school celebrated its 14th anniversary and 14 years of international education in Braga. The Commencement, is undoubtedly the highlight of the closing of the school year, that we prepare and live so intensively.
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Summer Fête
The end of this academic year was once again celebrated with the traditional “Summer Fête”.
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Musical: “Há História”
“Há História” opened the doors to the past, where Portugal, more than ever, will be remembered as a way to strengthen the Lusitanian spirit.
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Award for International understanding ECIS – 2014
Gonçalo Lopes has been awarded with the ECIS Award for International Understanding in June 2014. We warmly congratulate him on this achievement.
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Literacy prize “Who tells a story….. Saramago’s style?”
“The fisherman of stories” is the title of the story, signed by Joana Lopes, student in Form 8, who conquered the second place in the national competition called “Who tells a story….. Saramago’s style?”, attributing prizes to students of Forms 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12.
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Sports Day
At 8am on the 27th June, all students met to embarq on a journey to Mixões da Serra, a place of incredible natural beauty, where another Sports Day took place.
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Internal BRAMUN 2014
On the 18th of June, our Learning Through Research students (Forms 5, 6 and 7) participated in the General Assembly of Internal BRAMUN 2014.
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Refugee Assembly
“And you have the most important role,” reiterated Samer Hamati, our Syrian visitor, “You have the power to do something.” It was an uplifting message to our Upper School students
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Disney Concert
Form 6 students, supported by many students from the Lower School, organised a concert with well-known music in order to fundraise for the Mission Cambodia cause.
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Presentation of the 'Filhos do Coração' Association
On the 3rd June, CLIB students attended the presentation of the 'Filhos do Coração' association, created by the Journalist Alexandra Borges
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Trip to Italy
Between the 22nd and 29th April, a group of CLIB students participated in a school exchange programme with students from Fano, Italy,
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Roman Board Games Maio de 2014
The 5th edition of the “Roman Board Games Tournament” took place once again in the facilities of the museum D.Diogo de Sousa, in the past 23rd of May.
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Class of alumni Harvard students visit Braga
On the 13th May, CLIB was invited to welcome a class of alumni students from Harvard visiting Braga
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London
4th of May, 2014. 7 o’clock in the morning. The first students taking part in the London adventure began to arrive at the airport.
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Family Day in Kindergarten
On May 15th, Pre-Prep and Prep celebrated Family Day with a show.
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Salvador Mendes de Almeida visits CLIB
Today, May 20th, we received a very special person at CLIB, Salvador Mendes de Almeida, who delivered a message of life and inclusion that filled our hearts.
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National writing contest “O Mundial na tua escola”
Many students in Forms 7 and 8 participated in a national competition called ‘O Mundial na tua escola’ promoted by the Ministry of Education and by Sports Teams, where hundreds of students from the public education system, between the ages of 12 and 14,
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'Europe Day'
CLIB celebrated Europe Day with an Assembly which encouraged students to discuss the origin and objective of the European Union.
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Science Fair
This year edition of our Science Fair happened on the evening of the 10th of April
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“Open minds, open europe”
Between the 19th and 28th March, CLIB received students and respective teachers involved in a partnership with schools from Poland, Romania, Italy and Turkey. In total we were visited by 66 people who had the opportunity to cherish the historical beauty and patrimony of our country, as well as interact with the CLIB community.
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'Mission Cambodia '
Mission Cambodia students organised, on the 11th April, a basketball tournament inspired by the ‘Compal Air’ competition
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“FAME” The Musical
On 1st April, Theatro Circo received a blast of star power when CLIB's form 8 and 9 students took to the stage.
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The ilustrator André Neves visits CLIB
The 19th of March was a day filled with music and colour following the presentation of the book “Obax”, by its author and illustrator, André Neves,
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“A day at the Biscainhos Museum”
Students in Forms 5 and 6, following our school’s tradition, enchanted the Biscainhos Museum through their presentation to parents as well as to our Comenius visitors from many different nationalities.
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Awards Ceremony February 2014
On the 6th February 2014 Upper School students participated on this academic year’s very first Awards Ceremony.
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“The Selfish Giant” musical by Forms 2 & 3
On Thursday, 13th February Form 2 and Form 3 performed the Musical “The Selfish Giant”.
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'Pró-reitora' Felisbela Lopes visits CLIB
On the 28th March, forum students had the opportunity to watch a presentation about the University of Minho, delivered by the 'Pró-reitora', Felisbela Lopes, part of the academic staff of the University.
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The writer Luísa Ducla Soares visits CLIB
On the 21st February CLIB had the honor of receiving Luísa Ducla Soares,the renowned author for children and young adults.
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EwB Accenture Day, February 2014
On the 28th February, the mini-enterprise participating inthis year’s Junior AchievementCompany Programme,attended the EWB Day competition in Lisbon, an event sponsored by Accenture.
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Assembly about ‘Choices’
On Thursday the 25th of November Mr. Mattia gave an assembly on the topic of ‘Choices’.
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KindnessWeek2014
Between the 10th and 14th of February, here at CLIB we celebrated our renowned Kindness Week.
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Entrepreneurship Assembly
The Assembly held on the 30th January was filled with creativity and energy
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IMUN 2013
7th-9th November - Lisbon

The Iberian Model United Nations is an enormous Model United Nations Conference, organised by the Carlucci American International School (CAISL). This year it was the XIX annual conference and, as usual, it took place at the Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB).
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The Rosetta Mission: the challenge!
CLIB students have once again surprised us with their enthusiasm and curious spirit by participating in the project “Wake up, Rosetta”, an initiative promoted by the European Special Agency (ESA),
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"Janeiras"
Students in Forms 3 and Form 4 engaged in a Portuguese tradition that has become virtually obsolete: The Singing of the "Janeiras", traditional songs.
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Merry Christmas !
Feliz Natal !
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Disco night
On Tuesday 17th January, the last day of term, CLIB students from Mission Cambodia organised CLIB´s very first School Disco to celebrate the end of exams and the beginning of the holiday season.
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Carol Service 2013
On December 5th, at the Paroquial Church of Gualtar, CLIB's traditional Christmas celebration took place.
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CLIB at the 8th Anniversary of Junior Achievement Portugal
On the 22nd November, CLIB attended the 8th Anniversary of JAPortugal at the Museum of Electricity, in Lisbon.
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International Day of Tolerance
CLIB’s students commemorated the United Nations International Day of Tolerance, which has been in effect since 1995, with a diverse, entertaining and educational assembly.
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Forms 4, 5 & 6 visit Guimarães
In a raining October day, students in Forms 4, 5 and 6 set off on a school trip to Guimarães to visit some of the most emblematic locations responsible for the foundation of our country.
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Halloween
The celebration of Halloween this year was frighteningly fun, as always!
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Day of S. Martinho
The day of S. Martinho is, for the Portuguese, a very special day, replete with customs and traditions. It is celebrated in literally every corner of national territory.
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Lower School Harvest Assembly
On Wednesday 16th November 2013, Lower School students, teachers and parents celebrated Clib’s annual Harvest Festival.



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“5th October - Implementation of the Portuguese Republic” assembly
On the 3rd of October, during the Upper School Assembly, students explored the implementation of the Portuguese Republic on the 5th October 1910 through a fun inter-house activity led by Form 6.
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International Music Day
The international Music Day this year was celebrated with the presence of a special guest, Ian Mendoza.
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“DAY AGAINST OBESITY” assembly 11th of October 2013
In this week's Assembly, we celebrated the International Day against Obesity.

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Dr. José Luís Gomes chronicle’s podcast
Dr. José Luís Gomes speaking in his chronicle on Radio Universitária do Minho,
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BRAMUN 2013
BRAMUN was, once again, a great success, maybe the greatest success of all times!
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School trip to Aljubarrota
On the 15th of October students in Form 7 and 8 went on a school trip to Aljubarrota.
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TODAY!! BRAMUN 2013
Today and tomorrow, 11th and 12th of October,
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Friday night - teambuilding event
The Forum students have surprised us, yet again, with their outstanding skills and competencies when engaging in this year´s team building initiative held on Friday 20th September.
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CLIB celebrates 14th anniversary
On the 13th September, CLIB celebrated another birthday and 14 years of international education in Braga.
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Welcome back CLIBBERS Assembly
Thursday 5th September, the first day of the new academic year, began with an exciting Assembly to welcome Upper and Lower school students back to CLIB.
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CLIB'S 14th Anniversary
On the 13th of September
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Award for International understanding ECIS - 2013
Inês Coutinhas has been awarded with the ECIS Award for International Understanding in June 2013. We warmly congratulate her on this achievement.
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Commencement 2013
Another academic year has ended; the year in which the school celebrated its 13th anniversary and 13 years of international education in Braga. The Commencement, is undoubtedly the highlight of the closing of the school year, that we prepare and live so intensively.
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“De tenebris ad lucem”, the musical
In the past 28th of June the classes of Form 5, Form 6 and Form 7 performed a unique theatrical piece, completely written in verse
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Compal Air : Regional Champions
Michelle Ortega, Ana Rodrigues, Daniela Muon and Inês Pimentel won the trophy of Regional Champions of the street basketball tournament Compal Air in Viana do Castelo.
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CLIB in the media
Maria Beatriz Borges,former student from Colégio Luso International de Braga, talks to Correio do Minho about her international education at CLIB.

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4th edition of the Roman Board Games
The 4th edition of the Roman Board Games took place on the past 21st of May
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II Human Rights Parade
On the 9th of May, CLIB students went out to the street for a very special cause, Human Rights.
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Visit to the Gaia Biological Park
On May the 10th the students from Form 1 and 2, visited the Gaia Biological Park.
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Big Bang will be representing Portugal in London in July!
On the 27th May, Vinci and Big Bang participated in Junior Achievement’s National Competition held at theMuseu da Electricidadein Lisbon.


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District Champions
For the third year running CLIB’s division 3 girls have won the Basketball District Championship.
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Project SHADES
The CLIB’s Physics Club is very proud to announce that our project was selected to be present in the “Mostra Nacional de Ciência”, taking place in Lisbon from the 30th of May to the 1st of June.
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Roman Banquet
During the afternoon of Friday, 24th May, Lower School celebrated Braga Romana together. Students picnicked outside in the park, under the shade of the tree,
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“Ajuda a Construir I” contest
On May 22nd the classes from Form 2 to Form 5 participated in the 1st edition of the contest "Ajuda a Construir" at the Museum D. Diogo de Sousa, in Braga. It was an initiative of Habitat for Humanity Portugal,
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Science Week- Astronomy day
On the 16th of March we had the pleasure to have amongst us a couple of astronomers from Universidade do Porto.
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The Portuguese President sends his congratulations to Big Bang Enterprise
The President of Portugal, Aníbal Cavaco Silva writes to students of Big Bang Enterprise and congratulates them
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London Trip 2013
“London was an amazing experience, both in cultural and social terms.
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Big Bang Enterprise and Vinci Enterprise participate in “Feira (I)limitada”
On the 23rd April, both of CLIB’s mini-enterprises participating in Junior Achievement’s Company Programme presented their business and product to the general public at the Feira (I)limitada held in Norte Shopping, Porto.
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Science Fair
This year edition of our Science Fair happened on the evening of the 18th of March and once again, the expectations were largely surpassed, as the dedication and commitment that our students demonstrated during this school event were undoubtedly proven.
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CLIB is an ECO-School
The 17th of April was the day chosen to celebrate sustainability and to promote eco-friendly practices at CLIB.
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Big Bang Enterprise won the Best Overall Company Award at the JA-YE Europe Trade Fair 2013
Big Bang Enterprise was outstanding in representing Portugal at the JA-YE Europe Trade Fair 2013, held in Riga, Latvia from the 13th to 15th March.
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CLIB’s Got Talent
On December 18, took place in CLIB an unforgettable talents festival. Upper School students were challenged to take the stage and there were many surprising revelations in this afternoon of "CLIB's Got Talent”.
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UK Universities visit
During the last week of February students, in Form 10 and 11, visited
various universities and a university convention in the UK.
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Business and Chemistry School Trip
On Thursday the 20th of March, Business and Chemistry students in Forms10, 11 and 12 visited Bioergos, an innovative business based in Póvoa de Varzim, dedicated to the production of biodiesel.
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Woman’s International Day’s Assembly
By the occasion of the "International Women's Day", celebrated by the UN, and related with the curriculum’s of History and Portuguese about "Women in our history", we invited six illustrious women from Braga,
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“So you think you can dance”
On the 11th March, CLIB hosted its very own ‘So you think you can dance?’ competition based on the popular Fox TV show.
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SOON AT THEATRO CIRCO:“The Sound of Music” the Musical by CLIB’s Performing Arts
On the 11th April 2013, at 21.00, the next production by CLIB Performing Arts will take place at Theatro Circo, this time involving students from Forms 4, 8, 9, and even form 10.
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Raising Awareness for Habitat for Humanity
On the 22d of February, CLIB received the visit of Connor Hanan Program Development Manager, Europe and Central Asia, HFHI.
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CLIB students representing Portugal once again!
On the 15th February, the two mini-enterprises participating in this year’s Junior Achievement Company Programme,
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“HOODWINKED” the musical
This year we had in CLIB a very special Carnival party.
On Friday, 8th February 2013 Form 2 and Form 3 performed the Musical “Hoodwinked”,
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Pay it Forward
The ‘Pay it Forward’ project is an initiative that encourages students to make the difference, and therefore, just as the slogan of the project puts it, to ‘be the change’.
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The “Expand-It” CLIB students meet the President Aníbal Cavaco Silva
The 5 CLIB students who participated and won the Junior Achievement competition last year, were invited to meet President Anibal Cavaco Silva
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Port Wine Cellars visit
On Thursday the 31st of January, Business and Chemistry students of Forms 8 and 9 visited both the Sandeman and the Calém port wine cellars in Gaia.
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Round table - Belief Systems
Embedded in the third unit of LTR, Belief Systems, students of Forms 5 to 7 had the opportunity to experience a round table discussion between experts of three different belief systems:
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Geography Fieldtrip - Rio Lima
The Geography AS students descended Rio Lima from Ponte da Barca to Ponte de Lima on kayak and bicycle,
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Carol Service 2012
On the 6th of December the CLIB’s community gathered once again in the Church of Gualtar to celebrate Christmas
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“World Poverty Day” Assembly
Word Poverty Day, on the 17th of October, was observed in CLIB through the work of Forms 4 and 5 at the Upper School Assembly.
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Teacher of the Year 2011/2012
CONGRATULATIONS Ms. Chohfi!
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Harvest Festival brings together CLIB’s school community
On the 18th October CLIB celebrated another Harvest Festival
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Gerês - Outdoor Education
On Friday 21st September Forms 8 to 12 embarked on a weekend of teambuilding in the National Park of Peneda-Gerês.
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Santa Cruz to Campo do Gerês
On Friday 21st September, whilst still feeling the effects of the previous weeks training walk, students in Forms 10, 11 and 12, accompanied by Mr. Horta, Mr. McEvoy, Miss Frith and Miss Malheiro embarked on an ambitious walk
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BRAMUN 2012
The Braga Model United Nations took place on 12 and 13 October 2012 at the Museu de Arqueologia D. Diogo de Sousa
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Award for International understanding ECIS - 2012
Pratiksha Panthee has been nominated to receive the ECIS Award for International Understanding in June 2012. We warmly congratulate her on this achievement.
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Guimarães to Braga - Walk
On Friday 14th September students in Forms 10, 11 and 12 participated in a training walk from Guimarães to Braga along the Caminho de Santiago.
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CLIB's 13th Anniversary
On the 13th of September
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Ulisses
Students in Forms 5, 6 and 7 brought to life some of the epic characters from 'Odisseia' of Homero and 'Os Lusíadas' of Luís Vaz de Camões,
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District Champions
For the second year running CLIB's division 3 girls have won the Basketball District Championship.
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5 CLIB students won an award in Zurich!
Expand-it Enterprise in the JA-YE Europe Trade Fair 2012

Expand-it Enterprise was outstanding in representing Portugal in the JA-YE Europe Trade Fair 2012, held in Zurich on the 29th March.
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The famous Portuguese tradition of the ‘Lenços dos Namorados’
The assembly held on the 21st Februrary welcomed Mrs. Conceição Pinheiro da Silva, a distinguished Portuguese citizen responsible for reviving and promoting the famous Portuguese tradition of the ‘Lenços dos Namorados’.
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District Cross-country
The District Cross-country that took place during the morning of the 7th of February 2012
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Humanities Week - Round Table
Several social sciences were represented at a very interesting round table that took place during the humanities week at CLIB.
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Happy Baba Marta!
We had a very special visitor in Form 4. Vasilena's father came to our lesson to teach us all about the Bulgarian festival of Baba Marta.
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International day of the Mother Tongue
On the 23rd February the Upper School assembly commemorated the International day of the Mother Tongue, held on the 21st February, a day proclaimed by UNESCO on the 17th November 1999.
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Five CLIB students will represent Portugal in the European Trade Fair which will be held in Zurich
Our students in Form 10 were selected, amongst over 160 mini-enterprises in Portugal, to participate in the National Trade Fair, held in Lisbon on the 16th March.
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New Year Tournament
The first ever New Year Basketball Tournament took place at the Minho University with the participation of CLIB, CLIP and OBS.
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Nursery visit to LCS Library
On the 2nd of February our students in Pre-Prep and Prep went to the library Lúcio Craveiro da Silva
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Chinese New Year
On Chinese New Year's Day, 23rd January, Form 4 students presented an assembly to Lower
School.
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Lecture given by Dr. Richard Linnehan
On January the 11th around 50 students from different form years went to Universidade do Minho to participate on a lecture given by Dr. Richard Linnehan, one of the most experienced astronauts working for the United States Space Agency (NASA).
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Science Trip
On 23rd November, Lower School students set out for the Department of Science at Minho University.
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«Puss in Boots»
In order to continue to reinforce the integration process of all students in Form 6, and with the aim of providing a motivational boost to the start of the new term,
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«Hotel, Hotel»
The Avalon Theatre company, Portugal's premier English language theatre company for performances to young people, came to Braga on 15th November.
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Fair Trade Debate
As a build up to humanities week, held on the week of the 14th of November, Form 8 explored the issues revolving around the Fair Trade initiative, and the implications of this initiative, both positive and negative, for the developing world.
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Inter-House Quiz
The week beginning on the 21st November was a week full of suspense and hard work for all the students who represented their houses by participating in the inter-house quiz.
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Junior Achievement Programme
Junior Achievement is a non-profit organisation that focuses on inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy.
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Workshop delivered by the Kaizen Institute
As a ‘kick off’ to Humanities Week, held on the week beginning on the 14th of November, Business Studies students from Forms 9 to 12 attended a very challenging workshop delivered by the Kaizen Institute, the pioneer, innovator and leading operational excellence consultancy.
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Human Rights Workshop
On Friday the 9th of December the Forum students took part in a joint workshop delivered by CIVITAS and the Red Cross on Human Rights.
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The story of Rudolph
The students of Pre-Prep and Prep organized a simple theatre production based on the story of Rudolph.
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Carol Service 2011
This year Christmas arrived early at CLIB.
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IMUN 2011
CLIB took a top class entourage to the longest established and largest ModelUnited Nations conference on the Iberian Peninsula.
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Visit to the Côa Valley Archaeological Park
On the 15th and 16th of November, pupils from forms 5 to 7 went on an adventurous study trip to discover the wonders of the Côa Valley Archaeological Park (Parque Arqueológico do Vale do Côa).
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The Grouchy Ladybug
The children in Reception presented an assembly on the 21st of November. They told the story of «The Grouchy Ladybug».
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Cross-Country event
The Cross-Country event that occurred throughout the morning of the 23rd of November 2011 took place at the Vila Verde sports center
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LTR Court Cases
On the 25th and 27th of October the LTR Court Cases came to pass after a fruitful and challenging unit 'Judicial Organisation'.
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“Auto da Barca do Inferno”-f9
On the 8th of November, Form 9 students had the opportunity
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Trip to Pre and Proto-History
After lunchtime on 6th October, Form 4 students set off for a journey back in time to pre and proto-history!
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Harvest Festival
Harvest Festival took place on Monday 10th October in Lower School.
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International Day of Castles
On 7th October, Forms 5, 6 and 7 were princes, princesses, kings and queens
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BRAMUN 2011
The third Braga Model United Nations was a massive success. The calibre of the resolutions, the vibrant debate and the relevance of most interventions contributed to make the whole experience a valuable and unforgettable mark in our students' lives.
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Fashion Show
On Friday, 21st October Clib hosted a fashion show to raise money for Humanitarian Aid. We had over 75 students as models and raised about 800 Euros. All the children did a fantastic job and worked very hard to contribute to such a great show.
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Funny Assembly
On Monday, 19th September, Lower School teachers presented a dramatisation of the classic children?s story 'The Three Little Pigs'.
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Celebrating Halloween
As is our tradition at CLIB, Lower School students celebrated Halloween on the last day of half term, 28th October.
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Time Travel
To complement the History curriculum, a school trip related to the Palaeolithic and Neolithic periods was organised,
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ABC of Surgery week
During the last week of September, our students were invited to participate in a talk and a series of workshops integrated in the ABC of Surgery week, organized by Minho University.
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Exciting adventure to Gêres
On the 23th of September, forms 9, 10, 11 and 12 plus teachers, left on an exciting adventure to Gêres.
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Cycling for Charity
On Friday, 7th October Mr. Healy, Mr. McEvoy and Mr. Davidson will cycle from Braga to Santiago de Compostela, arriving on the afternoon of the 8th October.
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Cambodia Symbol Pin
Our creative Forum students have come up with yet another exiting fundraising initiative to raise money for Cambodia. They have designed and produced a symbol for the Cambodia cause (see photograph) and transformed the symbol into an attractive pin.
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Golden time
Last Friday, 16th September 2011, Lower School students enjoyed their first Golden Time
of the academic year.
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CLIB's 12th Anniversary
On the 13th of September
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CLIB /Habitat for Humanity / Blue Cross
This summer, two of our CLIB students (Pratiksha Panthee and Beatriz Borges) and two of our staff members (Dr. Helena Pina Vaz and Isabel Vieira) went on a Humanitarian journey to Poland with Habitat for Humanity.
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Commencement
The academic year drew to a close on the 20th June with our Commencement ceremony, full of emotion and inspirational messages.
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Award for International understanding ECIS - 2011
Maria Beatriz Borges has been nominated to receive the ECIS Award for International Understanding in June 2011. We warmly congratulate her on this achievement.
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«Lion King» at CLIB
The incredibly famous musical was interpreted by Forms 5 and 6.
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Building with Habitat in Vila Verde
With the usual enthusiasm the older students from CLIB have gotten together to support Habitat for
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Richard Zimler visits CLIB
The visit of American novelist Richard Zimler to CLIB really was one of the highlights of our Literature Week.
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“The Paths of Portugal”
In order to consolidate their last topic, about the Romanesque and Gothic styles, Form 7 students went on a medieval journey, on the 21st of June,
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Champions!
Division 3 girls basketball achieved first place in the Braga district Desporto Escolar competition.
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Tormes – Jacinto’s route
On the 28th of June Form 8 and 9 students visited the Eça de Queirós Foundation in Tormes, as one of their Literature Week activities.
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“Hang Gliding - Poetry and Other Free Flights”
In honour of Literature Week a “round table” discussion about the pleasure of reading was organised under the title “Hang Gliding - Poetry and Other Free Flights”.
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Geography Fieldwork - Estremadura
Form 9 students went on a fieldtrip to Portuguese Estremadura where they did fieldwork on industry, carboniferous landscapes, tourism and coastal dynamics.
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Forms 3 and 4 visited the Lúcio Craveiro da Silva Library
Due to the fact that it was Literature Week, a time dedicated to reading and writing, Forms 3 and 4 visited the Lúcio Craveiro da Silva Library, where they were able to get to know an important Braga cultural institution and realised how important reading, and the promotion of it, is.
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CLIB supports schools in Cambodia
The Cambodian Project of which our students, within the Houses of Apollo, Aphrodite and Athena, were immensely supportive, has now been concluded.
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Famous fables
In order to conclude and consolidate the work they did on fables, Form 3 were challenged to dramatise two fables by the three most acknowledged fabulists: La Fontaine, Aesop and Phaedrus.
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Ulysses' journey
As part of their work on “Ulisses” by Maria Alberta Menéres, Form 6 completed a group project which involved constructing a model, where the hard journey of the Greek hero was mapped.
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London Trip
Students from Form 8 at CLIB, CLIC and CLIP participated in the annual trip to London at the start of May.
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Honor and Success!
Division 3 girls basketball achieved third place in the Braga district Desporto Escolar competition.
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Fundraising
On June 17th, Lower School students and their parents had a Great picnic with games at CLIB to celebrate Children’s Day.
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SummerCLIB
Applications
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Internal BRAMUN 2011
LTR students represented different countries in what was probably the most successful internal Model United Nations to date.
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Mamma Mia Musical at CLIB
The students of Performing Arts at the Braga International School took to the stage on the 5th April to perform an adaptation of the Musical Mamma Mia.
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March for Human Rights
Various groups of students at CLIB participated in the March for Human Rights held in Braga on the 9th May, 2011.
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Ballet Assembly
On Friday, 8th May Clib students who attend the ballet classes at Arte Total School,
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Habitat for Humanity Assembly
On the 8th April 2011, the coordinator of volunteers for Habitat for Humanity in Braga attended an assembly at CLIB to explain the work carried out by Habitat in Braga.
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Easter Assembly
On Friday, 15th of April, students and parents enjoyed the Lower School Assembly to celebrate Easter.
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Let's make volcanoes
On the 11th of May, students from Form 4 and Form 5
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CICMUN 2011
CLIB was again very well represented at the Carvalhos Model United Nations.
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100 Portuguese Lessons
100 lessons mean 100 moments of learning,
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Students' applications 2011/2012
New students' applications
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Visit to Amtrol-Alfa
During the second half of the spring semester Form 8 and 9 IGCSE Business Studies students have explored the aspects that revolve around Operations Management,
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Form 9 and “Os Lusíadas”
On the 6th of May Form 9 students visited the Braga Youth Institute,
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Science Week
Another science week has now come to an end at CLIB.
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Form 5 and monastic life
Form 5 students walked around the Tibães Monastery, on April,
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Football Tournament “O Jogo nas Escolas”
On the 4th of May, The Braga International School (CLIB) participated in the Football Tournament “O Jogo nas Escolas”,
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A day dedicated to the Portuguese Literature
The 28th of March was dedicated to Portuguese Literature.
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CLIB Presents XXI Century Education
This was also an evening where the school community gathered
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Gymnastics Meet
On the afternoon of the 2nd of March, The Braga International School took part in a Gymnastics Meet at the EB 2/3 School in Vieira do Minho.
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Brain Awareness Week 2011
During the week 14-18 March, CLIB participated once more in the celebration of Brain Awareness week
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History Workshop
Throughout January and February, Form 5 students built a medieval castle, as part of the History unit
“Christian Reconquest”.
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The XVII Indoor Track Tournament
The XVII Indoor Track Tournament took place on the 25th of February, in the Braga Exhibition and Sports Palace.
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Physical and human features of the world
Form 5 Students have been learning about the physical and human features of the world.
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The play “Auto da Barca do Inferno”, by Gil Vicente
This year Forms 8 and 9, supervised by Ms. Conde and Mr. Machado, performed the play “Auto da Barca do Inferno”, by Gil Vicente.
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Basketball Success
Division 3 girls are improving by the day and their efforts were rewarded. They won three of their last four games.
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Book presentation - Luís Represas
On the 1st of March, CLIB received a visit from Luís Represas, who came to present his first literary work, 'The Heart of Tição',
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The District Cross-country
The District Cross-country that took place during the morning of the 15th of February 2011 was held on the land by the Castro brothers’ tracks, in Guimarães.
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«Mythical students»
Each Form 7 performed original dramatisations of myths from Ancient Greece for their sister class.
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Forms 3 and 4 present “The most beautiful love story: the story of Pedro and Inês”
In order to celebrate `Valentine's Day', the Form 3 and 4 students heard the most beautiful and tragic love story: the story of Pedro and Inês, two people that are part of our national history.
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“Children of all colours” by Luísa Ducla Soares
In their Portuguese lessons, after reading, the Form 3 students analysed and interpreted “Children of all colours” by Luísa Ducla Soares, and participated in a cooperative project about `Multiculturality'.
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Shift Happens
We live in a globalised and dynamic world which is evolving at a very fast pace.
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Gymnastics Presentation
On the afternoon of the 2nd of February, CLIB participated in a Gymnastics Presentation which took place at the EB 2/3 André Soares School in Braga.
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OPOMUN 2011 (Porto Model United Nations)
International Schools from all over Portugal as well as an international school from Milan, Italy were represented at the 2011 Oporto Model United Nations.
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Mother Tongue Day
CLIB celebrated Mother Tongue Day by dedicating an assembly to it.
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Awards Ceremony
The outstanding effort of students for their academic achievement and progress has been publicly recognised in the winter time awards ceremony.
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Compal Air street basketball competition
A first place (infantis masculinos), a second place (iniciados femininos) and two third places (iniciados masculinos and juvenis femininos) were the best results CLIB proudly achieved at the 3x3 Compal Air street basketball competition.
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World Leprosy Day
Last Friday,on the 28th January, Forum students prepared and presented a very special Assembly.
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«Bombos com Alma»
Students in Form 5 that make up the CLIB Percussion Orchestra, participated in the show 'Bombos com Alma' held at 'Teatro Circo', on Sunday, January 9.
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Exhibition: The World of Dinosaurs
On January 19, students belonging to the Lower School classes and Form 5 and Form 6 went to Guimarães to visit the exhibition: The World of Dinosaurs.
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World's Best 1st Language Portuguese Student
Pedro Jorge, a student at CLIB was awarded the accolade of best Portuguese Language student (mother tongue) by the University of Cambridge Examination board for his outstanding achievement in the IGCSE examinations in June 2010.
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Assembly: 3rd of December
On the 3rd of December Mr. Tiago Machado presented the Upper School assembly. The latter was divided into two parts, in order to talk about two important issues.
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Carol Service
This took place on the 16th of December. It is without doubt one of the high points in the school calendar and it always signals an emotional end to the autumn term.
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Season's Greetings
And a happy and prosperous 2011!
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«The Wizard of Oz»
On 7th December Form 4 gave a fantastic performance of the classic story The Wizard of Oz.
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Arts Festival
On Tuesday, 7th December the Upper School Arts Festival Finalists performed flawlessly to a packed audience of parents and students. The combination of dance, music, song, poetry and drama made for an entertaining evening with performances from students in Form 5 through to Form 12.
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Interactive Performance ‘A Floresta d’Água’
On the 29th of November 2010 Lower School travelled to ‘Casa da Música’ in Porto to watch the performance ‘A Floresta d’Água’ (The Water Forest).
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Form 9 Assembly – Human Rights
On the 10th of December 2010 Form 9 held an assembly on Human Rights, exactly 62 years after the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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Japan Week
On the 25th of November Reception, Form 1 and Form 2 travelled to the Almeida Garrett Library within the Crystal Palace Gardens in Porto to see the Arts of Japan exhibition, which was part of the Japan Week that took place in Porto between the 20th and the 25th of November.
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1st Meeting of Gymnastic Sports
The Braga International School, as in previous years, was once again present at the ‘1º Encontro de Desportos Gímnicos’ (1st Meeting of Gymnastic Sports). This event took place throughout the morning of Saturday 11st of December, at the ‘Pavilhão da Escola Secundária Alberto Sampaio’ (Alberto Sampaio Secondary School Pavilion), in Braga.
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Form 7 - Christmas dinner and cinema
On the 16th of Deccember, Form 7 celebrated the Christmas season with a dinner and a trip to the cinema.
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Pedagogical Farm
On the 18th of November Reception and Form 2 went to spend the day at “Quinta Pedagógica de Pindela” (pedagogical farm).
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Banco Alimentar
Once again CLIB is mobilising to help BANCO ALIMENTAR in Braga!
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We went to the Theater
The Nursery classes went to the Theater to watch the play “John and the Bean Stalk”.
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Field trip to the Alto-Lindoso dam
The very first step of the problem based learning week, to take place in January, actually started Tuesday, December the 14th, with the field trip that our form 9s had to the Alto-Lindoso dam.
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School trip to the Assembly of the Republic
In order to celebrate the Centenary of the Portuguese Republic, a school trip was organised to the Assembly of the Republic, which included a guided tour of S. Bento Palace and a viewing of the plenary session, where the much talked about «State Budget» was being discussed.
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Cross-Country
The Cross-Country event that occurred throughout the morning of the 26th of November 2010 took place at the Vila Verde sports center and various Upper School students from Forms 5 to 11 participated.
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Science Week U M
Last Friday the 26th of November our forum students went to the Universidade do Minho for a day plenty of scientific activities
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Traditional 'Magusto'
This year, at CLIB, we celebrated 'Magusto' in the traditional way, respecting, in a symbolic manner, the old tradition of roasting chestnuts on an open fire.
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Nursery Assembly 25th of November
The Preprep and Prep classes presented an assembly which consisted of two parts, an english story and a portuguese song.In the first part, six of the children acted out the story of "The Gingerbread Man".
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Puppets
On Wednesday 10th November, Form 1 visited the Museu de Arte da Marioneta in Viana do Castelo. The
weather was fine and the children enjoyed a wonderful, educational visit.
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«Little Monsters», the Musical
Form 2 and Form 3 students performed the first Musical of the year «Little Monsters».
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On the 29th of October Forms 5 and 6 received a visit from the author M do Céu Nogueira
who is from Braga, as part of their Portuguese curriculum.
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Harvest Festival
On Thursday afternoon, 14th October 2010, Lower School gathered once again for their annual Harvest celebration. This year's festival was particularly special as it was the first to take place in our new gym. It was hard to imagine that this time last year, it hadn't even been finished!
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From Monarchy to Republic…
In order to prepare for the celebrations of the “Centenary of the Portuguese Republic”, Form 3 were given an unprecedented and original task: to create “Identity Cards” for kings that played important roles in the history of Portuguese royalty.
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Celebrating the centenary of the Portuguese Republic
In order to celebrate the centenary of the Republic, CLIB organised a lecture, entitled “Republic, Dream or Reality?”, at 5pm on Friday the 1st of October, with Doctor José Marques Fernandes, who belongs to the Philosophy and Culture Department of Minho University.
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“Auto da Barca do Inferno” by Gil Vicente
On the 8th of November, Form 9 students had the opportunity to go and watch “Auto da Barca do Inferno” by Gil Vicente. The play was staged by the theatre company “Actus”, in the Youth Institute auditorium.
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Trip to Lisbon
On Friday the 8th of October, Form 3 and Form 4 participated in an exciting trip to Lisbon.
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BRAMUN
BRAMUN, the Braga Model United Nations, was a phenomenal success. Three resolutions with outstanding quality were written and all delegates proved to be well documented, thoroughly prepared and determined to find solutions for three of the major world problems at present: climate change, HIV/AIDS and discrimination against women.
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Trip to Miranda do Douro
On Tuesday 19th October Forms 3 and 4 went on an overnight trip to Miranda do Douro.

After a very long coach ride, the children were enthusiastic about the adventures that lay ahead.
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Trip to Citânia de Briteiros
To complement the History curriculum, a school trip related to the Palaeolithic and Neolithic periods was organised, in order to consolidate and extend what the content covered by the students at school.
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Alchoolism prevention

On this last 17th, our school had the pleasure to have among us Inês Sá Mendes, psychologist and investigator from Universidade do Minho, who was kind enough to participate in our weekly assembly to talk about something that is of paramount importance in our communities today: alcoholism prevention.
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CLIB is an Eco-School!!!!
Last Friday, September 24, our school went to Ourém to be awarded by the International Eco-Schools program, coordinated by the European Blue Flag.
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European Heritage Walks
The morning of the 24th of September was rainy and gloomy and threatened the materialisation of the peddy-paper, part of the European Heritage Walks, organised by Braga City Council.
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Golden Time on fridays
Every Friday afternoon
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Book Fair (books in English)
It is essential that all of our students read books in English as reading will help to improve both their written and oral work through greater familiarity with sentence structures and increased exposure to vocabulary.
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Team Building and Leadership Training - 17 to 19 September 2010
Students in Forms 9 to 12 took part in our annual team building and leadership weekend in the Peneda-Gerês National Park.
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CLIB 11th Anniversary and Students accepted in Universities in Portugal and the UK
CLIB's 11th anniversary marks an enthusiastic beginning to a new academic year.
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Commencement 2010
The academic year drew to a close on the 30th June with our Commencement ceremony, full of emotion and inspirational messages.
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Cross generational contact
Form 4 had the privilege of welcoming Sidónio’s Grandfather, Colonel Sidónio Silva to one of their final History lessons of the Term and it was with great enthusiasm that he imparted to the students his experience and knowledge of life in the military whilst in Guiné post the revolution of 25 April.
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Award for International understanding ECIS
Ana Rita Pimpão has been nominated to receive the ECIS Award for International Understanding in June 2010. We warmly congratulate her on this achievement.
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Science Week
As usual, CLIB hosted during the last days of the year, a very special week called Science Week.
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Sports Day
"SPORTS DAY" was held throughout the morning of June 28, 2010, at the Sports Complex Rodovia and was composed of numerous sporting activities, where the motto was to win: to be faster, jump farther; jump higher and be stronger.
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A very special P. E. lesson with Fernando Meira
On 2nd June, Form 4 had a very special P.E. lesson. We had a visit
from Fernando Meira, the Portuguese football star!
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Party for Nursery Parents
On June 8th the Nursery classes, Pre Prep and Prep, presented a show for parents and family.
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«Into the Woods» - The Musical
It was within the scope of the Performing Arts programme that the students in Forms 8, 9 and 10 accompanied by Diana Lopes from Form 11, in the role of the witch, took to the stage on the 30th June with the musical ‘Into the Woods’, a performance they dedicated to their graduating peers.
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Medieval journey!
In order to consolidate their last academic unit, dedicated to the study of the romanic and gothic styles, Form 7 students went on a medieval journey, on the 23rd of June.
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Portuguese Language competion
On the 15th of May, CLIB was very well represented by our student Maria Afonso (Form 2 student) in a competition organised by the Culturminho bookshop for '1º ciclo' students (Form 1 to Form 4).
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CLIB'S glorious council!
On the 21st of Junho, Form 7 students prepared an assembly with the special presence of the Olympus Gods.
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Voluntary Work - Banco Alimentar, Braga
As has become customary, students, teachers, and some parents were once again involved in the campaign to collect food stuff from Supermarkets in Braga as part of 'Banco Alimentar's' initiative in Braga on the 29th and 30th May.

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Global Village Habitat for Humanity Mozambique
The Braga branch of Habitat for Humanity organised a very successful trip to Mozambique as part of their Global Village project and with the participation of CLIB was a great success.

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Teatro Reflexo - "Sherazade, the Storyteller"
On the 18th of May students in Pre-Prep to Form 7 were treated to a visit by the theatre company Reflexo. Three actors, two women and a man, played different parts in the play "Sherazade, the Storyteller".
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22nd May - Day of Celebration
A group of CLIB students made their first Communion in the S. José de Cluny church on the 22nd May.
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International Children's Day in Aveiro
In celebration of International Children's Day on Tuesday, 1st June, all of the students of CLIB's Lower School spent the day in Aveiro.
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Education at palace
CLIB and the Biscainhos Museum celebrated International Museum Day together. Students from Forms 5, 6 and 8 developed a flawless recreation of various XVIII century learning moments.
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Journey through Portuguese History!
On the 25th of May, students in Forms 4 and 5 enjoyed an incredible journey through Portuguese History!
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Roman games
It was with an enormous pleasure that I accompanied students of forms 5, 6 and 7 to the museum D.Diogo de Sousa in order to participate in the second edition of the Roman board games!
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“Beatriz and the Plane Tree” by Ilse Losa
In the last few weeks, Form 3 have been exploring the book “Beatriz and the Plane Tree” by Ilse Losa, which alerts its readers to the importance of looking after our forests, by telling a story about the deep friendship between a girl and a 100 year old plane tree.
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100 Lessons
100 lessons are 100 moments of learning, and such a moment will always be celebrated with joy and satisfaction.
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Monastic life in Form 7 lessons
In History, Form 7 students studied monastic life in the Middle ages.

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London Trip
On Thursday, 29th April, during a break in the Ash cloud over the UK, Form 8
students from CLIB, CLIC and CLIP took part in the coolest trip ever, to
London, organised by CLIB.
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INEM at CLIB
On 22nd April 2010, we had some special visitors in Lower School assembly. An INEM medical team, made up of a doctor and a nurse, came to speak to us about the work that they do in Portugal.
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Charity Run
In response to the request made by the “Doctors of the World”, CLIB has organised a charity run for the children of East Timor and Portugal.
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Upper School Open Evening
Upper school teachers and students came together on the 14th April to perform to parents different activities and skills developed in school.
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LTR Restaurant Project
LTR students open 10 fabulous restaurants at CLIB last term. It was a successful and tasty experience.
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Alice in Wonderland
On 26th March, Form 4 students amazed and entralled spectators at CLIB with their musical
production of "Alice in Wonderland".
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Trip to the Monastery of Tibães
On the 24 March the students of Forms 5 and 7, as part of their study of monastic life, participated in an educational visit to the Monastery of Tibães.
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Geography Fieldwork - Gerês
Form 10 students carried out fieldwork in Gerês in order to develop fundamental geographical skills for the upcoming IGCSE exam.
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Walk for Mozambique
The fundraiser for Mozambique was a success. Even the sun came out.
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Clean Portugal!
I was there, what about you?
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Environmental Management Coursework
Ana Cruz and Brian Soares carried out fieldwork in order to complete their coursework dissertation for Environmental Management.
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Trip to the ballet
On Wednesday the 10th of March, Pre Prep up to Form 3 went on a trip to Santa Maria da Feira to see the ballet "Menina de Pedra".
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Trip to the Galeria Mario Sequeira in Tibães
The trip to the Galeria Mario Sequeira in Tibães was a great success. The gallery reinforced the learning covered, in regard to sculptors, and the staff at the gallery were very helpful.
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Form 3 Ancient Egypt
In topic lessons, Form 3 have been learning about Ancient Egypt. We learned lots of interesting facts about Egypt.
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Learning fractions in Form 2 can be fun.
Form 2 students invited their parents to come to class to learn fractions together.
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We Are Victorious!
Division 4 girls have impressed everyone with their basketball skills and won their first basketball game outside school.
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T-shirts for Mozambique
On the 2nd and 3rd of March, in both Lower and Upper School, we found a lot of lively activity, jars and paintbrushes, hands and overalls covered in paint and plenty of enthusiasm…

All CLIB students were given a white t-shirt, which they were asked to paint with a message of friendship, to give to children in Mozambique.
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CLIB dramatises “900- The Story of a King” by Pedro Seromenho as part of its Medieval Carnival party
On the 12th February past the entire CLIB community united for the celebration of a very special medieval carnival. The theme for this evening of festivity was provided by Pedro Seromenho's book “900 - The Story of a King” which re-tells the story of D. Afonso Henriques.
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Newsletter nr. 1
CLIB published its 1st Newsletter.
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Medieval Castle
Form 5 have been developing a cross-curricular project which involves building a medieval castle.
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Ulisses
As part of their work on “Ulisses” by Maria Alberta Menéres, Form 6 completed a group project which involved constructing a model, where the hard journey of the Greek hero was mapped.
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RTP Contest
On the 28th of January, three Form 6 students, Inês, Daniela and Carlos, participated in “Speak, Write, Get it Right and Win”, a new RTP contest about the Portuguese language.
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"Life Cycles of Flowering Plants"
In Form 4, we have been carrying out a seed investigation for our new topic, "Life Cycles of Flowering Plants".
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André Roque brings to CLIB lecture on Astronomy
On the 22th of January a young scientist, André Roque, was in CLIB in order to arouse students' interest in the subject of the “Origin of the Universe”.
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Form 1 Assembly - Science
On 27th January, in Lower School Assembly, Form 1 students carried out an interesting experiment for all to see. Mr Hallam and the students showed all of Lower School how to make volcanoes!
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In memoriam
Wednesday the 13th of January is a day which will remain in the hearts and minds of everybody in the CLIB community but especially our students of Forms 6 and 7.
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Season's greetings to all patients in Braga Hospital
During the afternoon of the 24th of December a group of volunteers set off for Braga Hospital on a very special mission. Each member of the group was weighed down with a small bag, each one with a special yuletide greeting.
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Carol Service
This took place on the 17th of December. It is without doubt one of the high points in the school calendar and it always signals an emotional end to the autumn term.
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Grandparents tell Christmas stories
On the morning of the 14th of December a group of grandparents returned to school. They had come to tell Christmas stories. They went from room to room in both the nursery and the lower school, books in hand, where they were met with great expectation and enthusiasm.
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Coffee Mornings... open lessons for parents and guardians
From the 9th to the 11th of December CLIB welcomed parents and guardians for the habitual Coffee Mornings. These are open lessons where parents are welcomed into the classrooms to observe and even participate.
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Visit to Mosteiro da Batalha
The Portuguese Studies department organized a visit to the Aljubarrota Interpretation Centre and to the Batalha Monastery, on the 11th of December.
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Getting together
Both the Portuguese and History teachers and Form 8 had the opportunity of experiencing something a bit different, on the 7th of December – a joint dinner and cinema outing.
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
On the 29th of November, classes from Prep to Form 10 were able to go to the Rivoli Theatre, in Porto, to watch Filipe La Féria's musical "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz", based on the homonymous piece of literature written by the American author Lyman Frank Baum.
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Supporting Banco Alimentar
On 28th and 29th November more than one hundred students, teachers, staff and families of CLIB actively participated as volunteers in the Banco Alimentar campaign in Braga.
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Grandparents at CLIB
On the 23rd of November, lunch at CLIB was full of surprises...
Grandparents were invited to surprise their grandchildren and join them for a lunch at school.
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South Africa
Form 4 has established a special correspondence with a school in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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The Constitution explained to young people
The Constitution was the topic of a heated debate, on the ninth of this month, between the Form 6 students and Dr.ª Ana Cristina Pinheiro, lawyer and mother of student Inês Pimentel.
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Harvest Festival
The morning of 2nd October was a damp and foggy one in Braga. We were all flush with excitement in Lower School as we prepared to celebrate another Harvest Festival.
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Kindness Week
On November 13th, CLIB gathered all of the school community to present the new school installations.
The renovations started in August with the creation of new classrooms, a new and better equipped music room and a gymnasium.

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BRAMUN - The Braga Model United Nations
The first ever Braga Model United Nations was a true success. The calibre of the resolutions, the quality of the debate and the relevance of all interventions contributed to make the whole experience a valuable and unforgettable mark in our students' lives.
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Visit to the 'Museu dos Biscainhos'
The Baroque style is a significant part of the Portuguese cultural history and students in Form 6 have been studying it with enthusiasm. This culminated in a visit on November 4th to the 'Museu dos Biscainhos'.
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Visit to the " Museu D. Diogo de Sousa"
On the 22nd of October, Form 4 students took part in a school trip to the D. Diogo de Sousa Museum, in order to see the diverse collection exhibited, as well as to participate in an original and enriching presentation and workshop about the activities and instruments from both Prehistory and Protohistory.
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Pre-historic Journey
On the 9th of this month, Forms 5 and 7 ‘travelled to’ the pre-historic era and took part in various memorable activities that enhanced their knowledge of this historical period.
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"5 de Outubro"
Over the last two weeks Form 8 students have been working on a project in Portuguese and History, which aimed to celebrate the foundation of the Portuguese Republic.
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Halloween
On Friday the 23rd of October Lower School, including Nursery, celebrated Halloween, as has become tradition in CLIB. All the children, and several teachers, came to school in appropriately spooky costumes.
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European Day of Languages
To mark the "European Day of Languages", which is celebrated on the 26th of September, Form 8 and 9 students participated, enthusiastically, in various experimental activities, organised by the Languages and Humanities Department at Minho University.

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CLIB's 10th Anniversary
Celebrating all together!
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Birthday Present
On the very day that CLIB turned 10 years, Sunday 13th September, the
school was not as quiet as you would expect for a Sunday!
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Summer CLIB
Summer CLIB
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Commencement Ceremony
Our annual commencement ceremony for our Prep and Form 4 students took place on Thursday, 29th June at 18h00 at CLIB.
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"Oliver" Musical
On 29th June 2009, the MPR was buzzing with excitement. Commencement had just finished and the crowd of CLIB parents, friends and staff were eagerly awaiting Form 4's musical production of “Oliver”.
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Award Ceremony
Another academic year has come to an end.
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UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) Conference Trip
On the 26th June, CLIB Form 11 students set off to England. The main purpose of the trip was to visit the UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) conference being held in Bath University, with a predicted attendance of 5000 students from the UK and abroad.
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Internal Model United Nations- BRAMUN
The Internal BRAMUN was, once again, a massive success. Our students are becoming experts in this celebrated academic activity.
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Award for International understanding ECIS
Ana Miguel Cruz has been nominated to receive the ECIS Award for
International Understanding in June 2009. We warmly congratulate her
on this achievement.
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Roman games
As part of the Braga Romana festivities Museu Diogo de Sousa also organised a recreation of Roman games. These games consisted of both physical and mental tests with a special emphasis on Mathematical challenges. Our Form 5 and 6 participated very successfully in these games.
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Work Experience
Here at CLIB we develop a project, based upon pedagogical and philosophical principles, that aims at promoting and valuing work.
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West Side Story
On the 17 and 18 December at the Auditorio Vita was presented an adaptation of the musical West Side Story, performed by our Performing Arts students under the directorship of Mrs Beck.
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Roman Festival
CLIB’s participation in Braga Romana is now firmly established as an integral part of the school calendar.
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Trip to "Quinta de Sto. Inácio"
On June 18th, Pre-Prep, Prep and Reception went to Santo Inácio´s Farm.
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Argentinean storyteller
Argentinean storyteller
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Trip to Aveiro
Trip to Aveiro with parents and students in Form 2
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World Day for Cultural Diversity
On 18 May 2009 Upper School students had an assembly to commemorate UNESCO’s World Day for Cultural Diversity, focusing on Languages and Multilingualism, a pillar of Cultural Diversity.
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From the sound of silence to the sound of freedom…
Last Friday evening was special for the students of LTR as it marked the culmination of an important unit of work entitled “From the sound of silence to the sound of freedom”.
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World Red Cross Day
In order to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of Red Cross, on 4 May 2009, CLIB welcomed with open arms Dr. Francisco Alvim.
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Science Week
CLIB held its annual science fair on Thursday, 26th March. Each Upper School student adopted the role of a scientist and designed a fun and interesting science project using the scientific method of inquiry to solve a problem.
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The Goths invade CLIB!
On the 23th of April form 7 students presented their work within the project “The Goths”. They revealed eloquence, excellent communication skills and total understanding of the academic topics.
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Diplomats from CLIB attend the Model United Nations in Milan
During the period 01 to 05 April 2009, 5 students from CLIB participated in the Model United Nations in Milan, Italy.
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Lesson nr. 100 - Form 5
On the 21st of April Form 5 has celebrated their lesson number 100, for the simple reason that 100 lessons mean 100 different learning moments.
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Spring!
On Friday 3rd April, Lower School celebrated the last day of this sunny spring term in style!
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People who help us
During their PSHE lessons in the spring term, the children in form 1 studied the topic `People who Help us'.
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Coffee Afternoons
On the 18th-20th March, Lower School held coffee afternoons. For the first time, parents were invited to visit lessons after lunch.
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OPOMUN - International Diplomats of the Future
Last weekend was a memorable one for some of our students. The occasion was the second annual OPOMUN (Porto Model United Nations).
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School trip to Eça de Queirós' house in Tormes
On the 25th of March Form 9 went on a field trip to the historical village of Tormes, a place which Eça de Queirós made famous in his literary work “A Cidade e as Serras”.
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School Trip to Guimarães
On Tuesday 31st March 2009, Forms 1 and 2 went on a trip to Guimarães.
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Cantata "O Conquistador"
On March 25th, Form 2 and Form 3 went to Santa Maria da Feira to attend an interactive Cantata "O Conquistador".
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Visit to the Museum Camilo Castelo Branco
As part of their study of "The Fall of an Angel" (A Queda de um Anjo), Form 11 went on a study visit to the Museum Camilo Castelo Branco.
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Storytelling Week
The third week of March at CLIB was dedicated to the celebration, through diverse activities, of reading, writing and storytelling (storytelling week).

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World Storytelling Day: 20th March 2009
Lower School Assembly

Today people all over the world are telling stories in many different languages.
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St. Patrick Assembly
Form 2 students and parents celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a pancake breakfast and an Assembly on March 13th.
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Roman Games
The study of local history is an important aspect of the study of History and it is within the spirit of this that our students in Forms 5 and 6 will participate in the first Roman Games promoted by the D. Diogo de Sousa museum.
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Moving Monster
Design and technology project - Form 1
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Mid-Year Awards Ceremony
Once again our upper school students have proven to be real champions.
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Geography Fieldtrip
Form 10 students carried out fieldwork in Gerês in order to practise fundamental skills and key frameworks regarding scientific research in Geography.
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1st Meeting of Gymnastic Sports
The Braga International School, as in previous years, was once again present at the ‘1º Encontro de Desportos Gímnicos’ (1st Meeting of Gymnastic Sports).
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Christmas 2008
Christmas message from the School Principal
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West Side Story
We invite all CLIB students, parents and friends to come and enjoy our adaptation of the musical West Side Story, performed by our Performing Arts students under the directorship of Mrs Beck.
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Kindness Week
From November 10th – 14th Clib celebrated Kindness Week.
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Sports Festival - The Lisbon Basketball Tournament
Pride. This is what we should all feel regarding the students who participated in the basketball Sports Tournament in Lisbon.
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Model United Nations (IMUN)
The Iberian Model United Nations (IMUN) was a success!
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Harvest Festival
On Friday 17th November 2008, CLIB’s Lower School gathered for its annual Harvest Festival. In keeping with our celebration of harvest and this special time of year, it was a beautiful Autumnal morning. The beautiful exhibition of Nursery and Form 2 work on stage really set the scene.
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Trip to Maia Zoo
On Monday 20th October Form 1 and Reception went on a trip to Maia Zoo.
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“Meninos Gordos” (Fat Kids) and Healthy and Balanced Eating Habits Assembly
Healthy eating habits are the basis of a healthy lifestyle. Form 6 students have studied healthy and balanced eating habits in PSHE.
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Halloween 2008
On Friday 24th October Lower School celebrated Halloween.
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CLIB Forum - Gerês
September 2008 saw the birth of our CLIB Forum, the self governing society for students in Forms 10, 11 and 12.
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Summer Fete 2008
The CLIB Summer Fête has established itself as the traditional end of year celebration for all members of the school community.
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CLIB supports Habitat for Humanity Mozambique
In 2008 we will be taking the opportunity to become more involved in the wider global community, by engaging all members of the CLIB community in a very worthwhile project 'CLIB supports Habitat for Humanity in Mozambique'. One of our underlying philosophies is community work.
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Trip to Portugal dos Pequenitos
On Wednesday, October 24th, Form 1 and Form 2 went on a field trip to “Portugal dos Pequenitos” in Coimbra.
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Halloween at CLIB
A fantastic Halloween Party at CLIB on friday, 26 October
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Golden Table
Golden Table is an exciting new reward system for Lower School students. It began in the autumn term.
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Trip to Lisbon: Assembleia da República & “The human body as you have never seen it before.”
On the 19th of October 2007 the students of Forms 6-10 participated in an educational trip to the capital Lisbon. This trip proved to be extremely beneficial for both the History and the Science curriculum.
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Trip to a chocolate factory
As part of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” novel study, Form 6 students visited “Imperial” (chocolate factory) on Monday, October 26, 2007.
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Pre Historic Day
During their study of history the students of Form 5 visited the 'Citânia de Briteiros'.
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Mandarin Lessons
The Braga International School welcomed professor Sun Lam from the Confucius Institute, at the Minho University to the school on Monday, 15 October for the inaugural lesson of this academic year.
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Fieldwork in River Cávado
Form 9 students have recently carried out scientific fieldwork following specific geographical methodologies.
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Fieldtrip to the Military Museum - Porto
After studying the topic of the First World War in History lessons, Form 9 students went to the Military Museum in Porto
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European Language Day
The pupils of F9 and F10 participated on 26th September in diverse and dynamic workshops at the University of the Minho, run by lecturers of the university.
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Mime Festival
On September 27, 2007 CLIB's Performing Arts students participated in the 1st Mime Festival in Braga, an event organised by the City Hall of Braga.
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Berlin Marathon 2007
On the 30th of September Ms. Myers, the Form 3 Class Teacher will be running the Berlin Marathon.
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CLIB Anniversary
We celebrated CLIB's 8th Anniversary on Thursday the 13th of September.
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Welcoming Students and Parents to 2007/2008
Welcoming Students and Parents to 2007/2008.
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Commencement
Our annual commencement ceremony for our Prep and Form 4 students took place on Thursday, 21st June at 18h00 at CLIB.
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"1001 Arabian Nights" - Musical
On Thursday the 21st June forms 3 and 4 performed their musical version of "1001 Arabian Nights".
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"On the trail of The One Blue Sock" - Musical
Form 2 students performed “On the trail of the On Blue Sock” on June 29th, at 6:30pm at Clib.
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Celebrating Braga Romana
CLIB will be participating in the ‘Braga Romana’ celebrations hosted by the City of Braga. Our Form 5 to 8 students will be reliving the era ‘Bracara Augusta’.
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Friday, May 25
Chicago The Musical
CLIB Performing Arts presents the Musical CHICAGO on May 25, at 21. 30, (Galardões da Nossa Terra Show – Auditório Parque de Exposições) and May 29 & 30 at Auditório S. Frutuoso, at 19.30.
http://www.performingarts.clib.pt
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Friday, June 1st
Teddy bears collection - Hospital S. Marcos
International Children’s Day
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Tuesday, 15th May 2007 - 6:00pm
Grandparents & Grandfriends Evening
Grandparents and other older people are very special in children’s lives – so here’s an event just for you! Grandparents & Grandfriends Evening recognizes the importance of our heritage, our community and relationships across generations.
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Wednesday, 16th May 2007
The Theatre is coming to CLIB
On May 16th, CLIB will once again welcome the theatre company “Reflexo”, that will perform for 60 minutes, in the morning. The show will be for students from Pre Prep to Form 7 (Mistério no Sótão).
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Thursday, 17th May 2007 | 10h30 às 17h00
Book Fair
Book Fair at CLIB with Books, Books, Books
Wide Selection, good price.
Come and see!
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