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Volume 5 Issue 58

4 June 2008

Summer Festival On the 3rd of May 2008, Zaman International School has held a Summer Festival. This Summer Festival was celebrated only for the girl's side. All students (girl side), parents and teachers were invited to join this joyful festival. People who attended the festival can played many fun and enjoyable games Moreover, they could taste the delicious handmade foods. To learn more about the festival, 11F invited Miss. Seda Mecit to tell us about it. 1. W h a t a r e t h e a i m s o f celebrating Summer Festival? As we are getting to the end of the year, it was observed that the students, as well as the teachers were getting a bit tired and stressed. So we wanted to dedicate our free time to a fun activity. The aims of the activity were, first of all, to spend our time in enjoyable way and to give an opportunity to the students to with the money? make new friends. I don't know the exact amount of 2. How much money did the money yet, but all the money we s c h o o l c o l l e c t f r o m t h e have collected from the festival festival? And what will you do will be donated.

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3. How long was your preparation for this festival? Including the meetings, assigning the duties, preparing the materials for the games and even ordering the portable stage, it took us two weeks.

4. H o w m a n y g a m e s w e r e 6. What were the expectations there in the festival? before the festival? There were almost 30 games. I expected that the relationship among students and teachers 5. W h a t w e r e t h e m o s t would improve. We would have interesting games? good time together and start the In fact, all of the games attracted new week in a more motivated the students. But, I can say that way. the Three-legged race, Funny make-up, Sack Race, and Spin 7. W h o g o t t h e b i g p r i z e s and hit were among the most (bicycles)? interesting games. There were two big prizes: 2 bicycles. And our lucky winners are Miss. Kun Dalya from 12E and Mr.Murat Kilic's neighbour that attended in the festival. 8. How do you feel after the great success? We are pleased with our success. But the 1st summer festival is over and we are planning to prepare a much better one for the next year! 9. Who came up with the idea of celebrating this festival? And the idea of having the lucky draw? Continued on page 2


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ACTIVITY Yes. Some surprises are waiting for our students next Summer Festival. For instance, they will have more time to play each game. 15.What are the advantages of this summer festival for the students? First of all, the students take a break from an intensive tempo of the school and enjoy the games. Moreover, they can socialize by playing together with the students from different classes. Finally, they get closer with their teachers. 16.If you're going to rate the outcome of the festival, which range between 1-10 will you choose, considering 10 is the highest?

Continued from page 1 I cannot mention solely one name because it was a team effort which includes all the female teachers of our school. 10.Who prepared all the foods and drinks? In addition to the games, our dedicated female teachers prepared foods for their students. Some responsible students brought the drinks. Plus Mrs. Asiye, Mrs. Rabia,, Mrs Sevghur and our supervisors Miss Merve and Miss Serife

cooked delicious foods for Z.I.S Summer Festival, they asked for staff and students. organizing new Summer Festivals in the following years. 11.Who helped in organizing A s y o u k n o w, w e l o v e o u r the festival? students and take their demands The principle of our school Mr. into consideration. Osman Karaca and the Vice Principle Mr. Mustafa Ercan 13.Are there any comments contributed in the organization of about this summer festival? the Summer Festival. Yes, largely positive, this was quite satisfying and motivating 12.Are there any plans to for us. celebrating this Summer Festival next year? 14.Are there any plans of Yes of course. All of the students improving this festival for next e n j o y e d v e r y m u c h i n t h i s year?

I would rate it 8. After we had an interview with our Reading teacher, Miss. Seda Mecit, we have conversed with some students from other classes. “We were responsible for the drawing game. There were a lot of visitors that were interested in our game because they love to draw and some of them just came for candies (laughing) but their paintings were very nice. Each one of them was really good and very creative and there were lots of winners. The winner got 2 or 3 candies and the ones who were lost also got a candy. We had lots of fun on that day. We also wish that we could have this kind of activity for the next academic year. Thanks a lot!” RACHNY AND SALIHA “For next summer festival, I hope that there will be more enjoyable games, funny games. And each game sould last at least 30 minutes. There will be more delicious foods. And there will be some games like: - song contest - drama/ sketch contest - bicycle race - running race... etc... Also the shirt will have a better design than this year. I hope everyone will enjoy with next year Summer Festival. Thank you!” Visoth Thida Continued on page 3


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ACTIVITY Continued from page 2 “ We l l , t h i s y e a r i s t h e f i r s t Summer Festival so we really enjoyed those games. There were many games to play such as Musical Chair, Tomato Dance, Basket shooting, Funny MakeUp, Sack Race, etc... While we were playing Sack Race, we suddenly fell over each others. Those games were pretty exciting. Although we didn't win any prizes one of our friends won a Barbie Doll. We really appreciated this Summer Festival and we hope that there will be another Summer Festival next year. Thanks!” JESSICA AND BORAMEY “We were responsible for foods, we sold Khmer traditional desserts. There were many people that came and bought our food, they loved it so much. We were very glad to sell the foods. We are looking forward for the second Summer Festival next year. Thank you!” Chorly and Thida “We really enjoyed the Festival, This is the first time we have celebrate the Summer Festival and it was very exciting. We

enjoyed playing games; the best part had to be the food because there were many different kinds of food. However, it was a really hot morning and some games were very crowded so it was hard to join. We hope next year we c a n c e l e b r a te th i s s u m m e r festival the whole day because this year we didn't have enough time to participate in the games and our tickets were left behind. Thank you!” Vichta and Julie “I felt tired but I was very happy to join because there were many people that came to my stall (laughing). One of my friends said she was happy to meet many people and she felt very tired after the games. Even though we were really exhausted but it was worth the time that we had spent there. After the festival, we were so glad because all the number that we had in our box were all sold out. It wasn't what we'd expected earlier. We're definitely going to join the next Summer Festival next year!” Dory

As a result, we've seen that the Summer Festival was another great achievement of Zaman International School. Even thouth if it was the first festival in our school all the teachers and students were very satisfied with

the outcome of what they had d o n e . We a r e e x p e c t i n g t o celebrate another Summer Festival next year with our friends, teachers and family again for the second time. Written by Sithyna and Bopha

Fifty fun things to do during an exam You should not attempt these 10. Bring pets. things during an actual exam. T h e f o l l o w i n g i s m e a n t f o r 11. Run into the exam room entertainment purposes only. looking about frantically. Breathe a sigh of relief. Go to the 1. Bring a pillow. Fall asleep (or instructor, say "They've found pretend to) until the last 15 me, I have to leave the country" minutes. Wake up, say "oh geez, and run off. better get cracking" and do some gibberish work. Turn it in a few 12. Fifteen minutes into the exam, stand up, rip up all the minutes early. papers into very small pieces, 2. Get a copy of the exam, run out throw them into the air and yell screaming "Andre, Andre, I've out "Merry Christmas. "If you're got the secret documents!!" really daring, ask for another copy of the exam. Say you lost 3. If it is a math/science exam, the first one. Repeat this process answer in essay form. If it is long every fifteen minutes. answer/essay form, answer with n u m b e r s a n d s y m b o l s . B e 13. Do the exam with crayons, c r e a t i v e . U s e t h e i n t e g r a l paint, or fluorescent markers. symbol. 14. Come into the exam wearing 4. Make paper airplanes out of slippers, a bathrobe, a towel on t h e e x a m . A i m t h e m a t t h e your head, and nothing else. instructor's left nostril. 15. Come down with a BAD case 5. Talk the entire way through the of Turet's Syndrome during the exam. Read questions aloud, exam. Be as vulgar as possible. debate your answers with yourself out loud. If asked to 16. Do the entire exam in another stop, yell out, "I'm so sure you language. If you don't know one, can hear me thinking. " Then make one up! For math/science start talking about what a jerk the e x a m s , t r y u s i n g R o m a n numerals. instructor is. 6 . B r i n g c h e e r l e a d e r s . 17. Bring things to throw at the instructor when s/he's not 7. Walk in, get the exam, sit looking. Blame it on the person down. About five minutes into it, nearest to you. loudly say to the instructor, "I don't understand any of this. I've 18. As soon as the instructor b e e n t o e v e r y l e c t u r e a l l hands you the exam, eat it. semester long! What's the deal? And who are you? Where's the 19. Walk into the exam with an entourage. Claim you are going regular guy?” to be taping your next video 8. Bring a Game Boy (or Game during the exam. Try to get the Gear, etc. . . ). Play with the instructor to let them stay, be persuasive. Tell the instructor to volume at max level. expect a percentage of the 9. On the answer sheet (book, profits if they are allowed to stay. whatever) find a new, interesting way to refuse to answer every 20. Every five minutes, stand up, question. For example: I refuse collect all your things, move to to answer this question on the another seat, continue with the grounds that it conflicts with my exam. religious beliefs. Be creative. Continued on page 5


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Science Project Competition This is the second year for the science project competition. The final elimination was held at Zaman International School on 12 of April 2008. In order to know more detail about the competition, 11F had an interview with Mr. Murat. Below are some of the interesting questions. -What is the purpose of preparing the science project competition? The aim is to let the students have a part in preparing the project, by letting them find the project and materials, preparing the materials and finding a way to do and try to understand how it works themselves. The teachers only gave some small advice to them, so this would improve the student's motivation toward education and also help them to think with in a scientific way and learn scientific methods. -How many projects joined the c o m p e ti ti o n ? H o w d i d th e y eliminate it? Who were the judges? At the beginning there were totally 50 projects. In the first elimination, the subject teachers eliminated some of the projects and choose only 5 projects for each subject, so in the final round there were only 20 projects from 4 subjects (Mathematics, chemistry, physics and biology). There were 7 judges, they are all science teacher: Mr. Murat, Mr.

G u r k a n , M s . Ya s e m i n , M s . Serap, Mr. Yasin, Mr. Selmani, and Mr. Mustafa. -What were the factors that the judges evaluated on? There were 5 important factors for the judges to evaluate. The first thing was the display Board (30points). They didn't only look at the decorating, but also the detail. Second was the Explanation (35 points). They tried to find out whether the students understood their project well or just reading from the p a p e r. A n o t h e r f a c t o r w a s Demonstration (30 points), the judges wanted to know if the project was hand made by the competitors or just bought it from somewhere. By the way, the judges asked some questions and if the competitor made could answer them very well he/ she would get 35 points. The last thing was practicality (20 points), this part was evaluated on the work of the project that would be useful in everyday life. -Who were the 3 winners for this competition? After a hard decision by the judges, the first place was awarded to a student from 11E who got points. The second p l a c e w a s g i v e n t o a 11 F student, Chea Nalin, who got points. The third winner was... from 11B, who was the only boy in the top 3.

-What were the improvements or changes from last year? There were many improvements, because last year was the first time that the school held this kind of competition, so that the students didn't understand this competition very well. And also the some of the project last year were very simple, but this year was different. The students had more experience, they worked harder. Some of them worked very hard to find the information for their project without depending on their teacher much. This year it was well organized. -Are there any plans for next year

Science Project Competition? In order to challenge our students, we will let the students compete with outside schools and give a chance to other school's students to participate in this competition. We plan to make a Science Project Competition in Phnom Penh for next year, but for now it's just a plan. -Mr. Murat's advise for students, who want to prepare to do a better project next year: For these past two years, the students have done their work quite well, but improvements will always be needed year by year. Preparation is the most important part. The students should start to prepare their projects one or two month before the competition. They also should collect the data for the project from many sources, which will help them understand the project from different points of view. Here are the descriptions from the 1st winner about her project: Our project is really simple but useful. This project is about a Pot in pot refrigerator. The fridge made up of two pots; one is big and the other one is small. We use six pots of different sizes to make different spaces between each pot as we wanted to test whether the space affects the temperature or not. We filled the space with three different kinds of sand and added water in it. Finally, we put some vegetables in it to observe the length it can be presented and covered the top part with dampened cloth. Continued on page 5


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ACTIVITY Continued from page 4 The temperature inside the pot was 4°c lower than outside because of water vaporization reaction. When the water evaporates, it absorbs the heat from the inner pot as it is an endothermic reaction. Also the beach sand showed greatest result.

succeed in this competition is that you have to be sure what subject you do and try to find as many kinds of information about your project. The hardest part of my project is I have to remember all the algorithms and all of them were similar to each other. It was really confusing. However, that's not all. Another part was that all the rotation has their own symbol. In order to rotate it fast, you had to automatically know which way you were rotating. Finally I want to thank my classmates, for their support.

I think our project will play a vital role in developing countries, especially in our country. As we know the massive majority of our country can't access electricity. This has ruined many family lives. Our project will help them to keep their food, get rid of disease, develop education plus This is the word from third winner: increase family income. The project that i chose for the From the start it seemed that our science project competition was project should have taken less Alarm System. It is related with than a week to be completed but physics section. This Alarm actually we spent almost one System is a kind of device that month to complete. The most will protect people from crimes difficult part is finding the clay such as burglaries, stealing, etc. pots, and we searched all places in Phnom Penh but we could not The reason that makes me even get a suitable one. This choose that project is I think due took us half a month to find the to development of technology, industrialized countries are pots. becoming richer and richer with Mr. Mustafa Dur helped us a lot. t h e i r f a c t o r i e s a n d o t h e r He gave us the idea and also machines which can cause helped us understand the project hazardous effects to environment. Nowadays, there are big better. changes in our climate. As a W e f e l t r e a l l y e x c i t e d a n d result, farmers and others are impressed when we find out that starting to lose their jobs and demand for food. People will do our project was the 1st one. anything to feed themselves. For From the second winner,CHEA instance, they will steal other people properties. Thus, with this NALIN: My project was about how to small simple device I hope we solve the Rubik's cube as fast as can reduce this kind of problem. possible. And all the 6 colors I had been preparing thus simple must match each other. My best time was 5minutes. But project for around 2 months every improvement can be done before joining the competition. by practicing so my latest record is one and a half minute. It took For being the 3rd place, I am not me nearly a month to prepare the that disappointed because I do b o a r d a n d c o m p l e t e d m y believe that for those who got the 1st and 2nd position were trying training. harder than me. Moreover, they Firstly, I wanted to join this could prepare a much better competition but I don't know board than I could do. Therefore, which project I should choose. they deserve to get a better Thanks to Mr. Selmani he position. advised me to choose this project. I thought it was an The reasons that I join this interesting idea; moreover this competition are that is an annual project seems like a challenge competition. Furthermore, this for the brain works so I started to competition enforces students to s e a r c h f o r i n f o r m a t i o n a n d work harder and spend great efforts on their own projects. prepared for the project. T h e s p e c i a l t e c h n i q u e t o Prepared By Nalin Chea

Continued from page 3 21. Turn in the exam approximately 30 minutes into it. As you walk out, start commenting on how easy it was. 22. Do the entire exam as if it was multiple choice and true/false. If it is a multiple choice exam, spell out interesting things (DCCAB. BABE. etc. . ). 23. Bring a black marker. Return the exam with all questions and answers completely blacked out. 2 4 . G e t t h e e x a m . Tw e n t y minutes into it, throw your papers down violently, scream out "Forget this!" and walk out triumphantly.

34. Start a brawl in the middle of the exam. 35. If the exam is math/science related, make up the longest proofs you could possibly think of. Get pi and imaginary numbers into most equations. If it is a written exam, relate everything to your own life story. 36. Come in wearing a full knight's outfit, complete with sword and shield. 37. Bring a friend to give you a back massage the entire way through the exam. Insist this person is needed, because you have bad circulation. 38. Bring cheat sheets for another class (make sure this is obvious. . . like history notes for a calculus exam. . . otherwise you're not just failing, you're getting kicked out too) and staple them to the exam, with the comment "Please use the attached notes for references as you see fit. “ 39. When you walk in, complain about the heat. 40. After you get the exam, call the instructor over, point to any question, ask for the answer. Try to work it out of him/her.

25. Arrange a protest before the exam starts (i. e. Threaten the instructor that whether or not everyone's done, they are all leaving after one hour to go drink) 26. Show up completely drunk. (Completely drunk means at some point during the exam, you should start crying for mommy). 27. Every now and then, clap twice rapidly. If the instructor asks why, tell him/her in a very derogatory tone, "the light bulb that goes on above my head when I get an idea is hooked up 41. One word: Wrestlemania. to a clapper. DUH!” 42. Bring balloons, blow them up, start throwing them around like 28. Comment on how sexy the they do before concerts start. instructor is looking that day. 43. Try to get people in the room 29. Come to the exam wearing a to do the wave. black cloak. After about 30 44. Play frisbee with a friend at minutes, put on a white mask and the other side of the room. s t a r t y e l l i n g " I ' m h e r e , t h e 45. Bring one pencil with a very phantom of the opera" until they sharp point. Break the point off drag you away. your paper. Sharpen the pencil. 30. Go to an exam for a class you Repeat this process for one hour. have no clue about, where you 46. Get deliveries of candy, know the class is very small, and flowers, balloons, telegrams, etc. the instructor would recognize . . sent to you every few minutes you if you belonged. Claim that throughout the exam. you have been to every lecture. 47. During the exam, take apart Fight for your right to take the everything around you. Desks, exam. chairs, anything you can reach. 48. Complete the exam with 31. Upon receiving the exam, e v e r y t h i n g y o u w r i t e b e i n g look it over, while laughing loudly, backwards at a 90 degree angle. say "you don't really expect me to waste my time on this drivel? 49. Bring a musical instrument Days of our Lives is on!!!” with you, play various tunes. If you are asked to stop, say "it 32. Bring a water pistol with you. helps me think. " Bring a copy of the Student Handbook with you, 33. From the moment the exam challenging the instructor to find b e g i n s , h u m t h e t h e m e t o the section on musical instruJeopardy. Ignore the instructor's ments during finals. Don't forget requests for you to stop. When to use the phrase "Told you so". they finally get you to leave one way or another, begin whistling 50. Answer the exam with the the theme to the Bridge on the "Top Ten Reasons Why ProfesRiver Kwai. sor xxxx is a Terrible Teacher”


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Science Fair 2008 small for the fair. We discussed and we made suggestions for hosting another fair in a different place apart from our school. Also, the idea of putting cloth on the tables was very successful and thus we are going to continue this system.

Those 103 projects were from C o m p u t e r, M a t h e m a t i c s , Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Turkish, Khmer literature and English (Including 20 projects from Science Competition). And the 134 students were from 8th This year, the amount of visitors grade to 11th grade. has increased to over 5000 students from 10 public schools The presenters were chosen plus Zaman high school and carefully according to their primary school students were a v e r a g e s a n d t e a c h e r ' s invited to explore the entire fair. evaluation whether they ware Most of the public schools were hard working or not, in order to from grade 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10. The answer all the questions that will purpose of inviting public schools be asked on Science Fair days to attend our Science Fair was to and to present their projects give them a chance to see the perfectly. For projects preparacreative work of the fair and we tion, the students have taken also wanted to advertise our almost a month or two. They got advice from their subject school to those visitors. teachers. ZIS plans to organize this occasion every year. We want to We noticed the differences develop the fair so that students between last year and this year, will learn what sciences is about. there were more projects than Moreover, they will understand last year, students were more what they can do in the real experienced with their work also world. The important part is that the number of duty students had students will try to join and decreased. Additionally, last year prepare the projects very well. it was very hot, so this year, we They can learn to get new ideas installed water fan to cool up the and see the difficulties while they environment and we rented a were preparing the projects. company to design the tables. After all the hard working and We have provided lunch slips so boards preparing, there were that lunch will be easily arranged 1 0 3 p r o j e c t s a n d 1 3 4 d u t y for students and ID cards to students who were chosen to i d e n t i f y w h i c h s u b j e c t t h e present projects at the Science students are responsible for. We have seen that the Science Fair's Fair. From the success of the first and second Science Fair in 2006 and 2007, our third annual Science Fair between April 24-26, 2008 was held at Zaman's High School Campus in Phnom Penh.

logo has been changed, and this year it was designed by a student from boy side. This year, we didn't have so many problems to deal with like last year because most of the problems had been solved. For instance, last year we faced losing control of students, there were too many students including the presenters. That's the reason why we had to decrease the amount of duty students. Even though most of the problems had been solved, we still have some obstructions such as the place: there were many visitors that came from public schools and our place was too

As for the visitors, some teachers said that “I liked the fair; unfortunately some projects are same as last year. Anyway, I still congratulated the students for this well prepared fair. ” In addition, Mr San Chhay, our mathematics teacher also stated that “It was superior, because students could understand better about science's end, it enables the students to do researches from lessons and experience in the real world or can use some of those works in real life. The fair keeps on improving from one year to another.” M r. Ya s i n E r d e m , b i o l o g y teacher, claimed that “It was wonderful. All the plans had been prepared a month before. I was so happy and proud to see that the fair was well organized. I believe that next year the fair will even be better. And I'm looking forward to it.” Followed by Mr. Phirun Meas who believed that, “It was good, most students understood well about the theory of the projects, this is a so called another unique way of studying because there aren't any private schools that host a fair like this.” Mrs Khema Tout added that this year's Science Fair was as successful as last years in but most of the games had been too easy; she expected more brain thinking should be included. Continued on page 7


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ACTIVITY Continued from page 6 Mr. Selmani Yazaci said that tomorrow's scientist demonstrated their skills and proved their capacity. The visitors were amazed with tens of different experiments and shows as well as the wellorganized boards. This was a successful outcome of studentteacher cooperation and the fruits of hard and disciplined work. In addition, Mr. Mustafa Dur, our chemistry teacher admitted that this year Science Fair was very good compared to last year. After the chemistry department, we think that we did a wonderful job with the help of our students. If I say the chemistry section was the most interesting part of the fair, I think I wouldn't be exaggerating. For each and every year, we are getting more experienced therefore, next year we hope that we will raise the level and prepare another nice fair for the audience. To sum up, I congratulate every teacher and student for their hard work on the fair. It was a wonderful time for all of us. Mr. Murat Tutumlu himself also remarked that “This year is better than last year. Though the system was the same it was another success of our school. Actually, all the projects were very interesting and every table had a lot of visitors, however it was shown that some of physics and chemistry tables were the most crowded.” In conclusion, our 2008 Science Fair was accomplished very smoothly with the help of Mr. M u r a t Tu t u m l u a n d M r E l . Sophea along with other teachers. And special thanks to all the subject teachers that helped each student managed their projects very well. Afterward all the work that has been done, we are so grateful because we have received many positive comments. We welcomed to receive all of the feedback. We would like to thank Mr. Murat Tu t u m l u f o r s p e n d i n g h i s precious time having the interview which told us the details of the 2008 Science Fair. We are hoping to see that our fourth annual Science Fair will be as successful as this year's. Written by: 11F

Zaman's Family Zaman International school was opened in 1997. The school was located in #31, st 71, sangkat Boeung Keng Kong 1, khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh. The school started with only 2 students. After many years of operating in Cambodia, Zaman international School has increased its enrolment of students amazingly. From Year to year, hundred of students register with ZIS. With the support of students families, our school opened the new campus in January 2006 with many honorable guests. The new building is located at #2843, st 3, sangkat Tonle Basak, khan Chamkarmon. Nowadays, ZIS has 682 students (330 girls and 352 boys), and 66 teachers (22 part-time teachers, 20 full-time teachers and 14 club teachers). Because of the teachers and students, a huge family of Zaman International School was formed. The students are very close to each other and they spend most of their time together, and they study together, enjoy their lunch together, and share their feelings and secrets together, and many more things. Not only we have happy times, but we also have had some tough times with each other. We seem like siblings more than friends. Not only between students and student but also between students and teachers, they communicate very well. Teachers provided knowledge as much as they can to the students, and they take care of them very well. They teach us how to live independently and behave well etc. They seem like the students' parents or guides, that's why the students called them The Second Parents. Students initially don't notice that ZIS formed a family like this, and they didn't know how deep and strong this family is. One day, they will learn it and know how much value this family has. Even when students have left or graduated, they are still Zaman's family. By the amount of the new students entering each year, graduated students and the 682 students this year, Zaman's family will become larger and larger. One day, Zaman's family will become the largest family in Asia with a state motto “ YOU'RE GOING TO REACH THE TOP WITH US ”. Staying 9 hours as a community. Do you think we seem like a huge family in this society? A true friend is hard to find Is always in the mind Is one of a kind. A true friend is someone like you That I found inside this school. Written by Pichny


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11-F'S CLASS DAY

On the 1st of March 2008, there was a performance which is performed by 11f. This performance is called as 11F's Class Day. This performance was started from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm and it took place at ZIS conference hall. In that occasion we

invited all of 11F's parents and all the teachers who teach us but we sold the tickets for students in girl side. The prize of each ticket was 1$. We had planned to sell the ticket to all of the girl-side students in ZIS but unfortunately the seats were not enough for all

the students in girl side, so we just sold approximately 80 tickets. For this occasion, we nearly had 10 days to practice before the performance. It seemed to be so short for us but we tried our best for our class day.

In the performance, many shows were played, such as Tr a d i t i o n a l F a s h i o n S h o w, Songs, Slide Shows, and Drama. First, our 2 presenters greeted the guest and started singing the national anthem. Then, a group of students sang a Khmer song which was written by His Majesty King NORODOM SIHAKNOUK. After that, we started our Fashion Show which described about the color of the day. Along with this fashion show, our presenters also explained about the meaning of the color of each day in Khmer and English to the guests. “Traditional programs had passed, it was time to change our program into modern programs.” this was what one of the presenter said. Turkish and English songs were sung. 2 slide shows which were made by 11F were played. One of them was about 11-F's family and other was about our 11f's members. Drama role was about Zaman's student's life, but it was a funny drama. Not only these programs were showed, but also surprising and enjoyable games were also performed. At that time, every guest was very excited. Before the end of the performance, the whole 11F class sang 2 songs, first was about parents and the other song was about 11F class which called as “11F Relationship”, these songs were written by 11F. At the end of performance, there were also snacks and drinks for the entire guests who came. F i n a l l y, o u r p e r f o r m a n c e finished successfully. We would like to say thanks to Zaman International School, which gave 11F an opportunity to make this class day up. But also special thanks to our homeroom teacher and students in girl-side and teachers who cooperated with 11F about this class day. Written by Pichny


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