CTI Online: Christian Teaching Institute

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Closure on Monday, May 16, 2022

In accord with the decision of the Minister of Education, all schools are closed on Monday, May 16, 2022. 

Eid al Fitre al Saeed
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2, 3 and 4, 2022

CTI is closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2, 3 and 4, 2022 in observance of Eid al Fitre al Saeed. Classes resume on Thursday, May 5, 2022. 

Best wishes for a blessed Eid al Fitr!

 

Labor Day
Monday, May 2, 2022

Labor Day has been reassigned to Monday, May 2, 2022. Best wishes! 

Hours during the Easter break
The CTI administration office is open on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 @ 8:00 - 1:00
Congratulations CTI!
CTI has the authorization to grant the International Baccalaureate diploma!
Easter vacation - Eastern and Western
Morning of Thursday, April 14, 2022 until the morning of Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Information already posted on calendar! Best wishes for a glorious Easter! 

Feast of the Annunciation
Friday, March 25, 2022

There will be no class sessions at CTI on Friday, March 25, 2022 in observance of the Feast of the Annunciation, official holiday. Best wishes.

Teachers' strike nationwide
Thursday, March 10, 2022

CTI is closed on Thursday, March 10, 2022 in solidary with teachers' requests nationwide. This is a one day strike only, and classes resume on Friday, March 11, 2022. 

Teachers' Day
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Teachers' Day falls on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 so CTI is closed in observance of the occasion. Best wishes to our teachers! 

IB school visit
Thursday and Friday, February 24 and 25, 2022

We host members of the International Baccalaureate (IB) on Thursday and Friday, February 24 and 25, 2022. They will meet with teachers, and visit classrooms. Class sessions go on as normal.

Midyear break
Weekend of February 12, 2022
Merit scholarships
Check our newsletter
CTI is closed on Monday
February 14, 2022

In accordance with the governmental decision, CTI is closed on Monday, February 14, 2022 in commemoration of the death of former Prime Minister Mr Rafic Hariri. Classes resume on Tuesday, Februrary 15, 2022.

St Maroun's Day
Wednesday, February 9, 2022

CTI is closed on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 in observance of St Maroun's Day. 

CTI is closed tomorrow because of weather conditions
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Onsite classes resume
Monday, January 17, 2022

Onsite classes resume on Monday, January 17, 2022. Stay safe!

As usual, students and teachers wear masks to school, and keep their social distance. Parents are kindly requested to wear masks when they pick up their children. Students who evidence the slightest sickness symptoms are asked not to come to school, for their sake and for the sake of others. The postponed trial exams will begin on Monday, January 17.

Best wishes for health and safety.

Update regarding return from the Christmas vacation:
January 8, 2022

Due to the rising incidence of Covid-19 and its variants,

Classes at CTI have been postponed one week until Monday, January 17, 2022

The CTI administration is open daily from 8:00 – 12:00 during the week of January 10, 2022.

Trial exams have been postponed one week, due to student cases of omicron.

Meanwhile,

Students who still have not been vaccinated are urged to do so during the Pfizer Marathon or at their earliest convenience this coming week. Students are not to intermingle and to limit outings. Students are to act responsibly!

For any medical inquiries, you may consult Mrs Aline Mehshi, our school nurse, at 76 943220.

Best wishes for good health and safety.

The administration

Breaking news: Santa visits CTI
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Breaking news: Santa made it from the North Pole! He came to CTI on time to distribute tons of gifts to the students who have all “been good” the whole year! And if any students happened to be in the North Pole during the visit of Santa, there is no need to worry. The gifts await these students when they come back in 2022!

Merry Christmas and a happy new year!  

Christmas greetings from the Principal
December 16, 2021
Christmas greetings from grade school, posted daily on Facebook
Starting Monday, December 13, 2021
Christmas vacation - updated
Morning of Friday, December 17, 2021 until the morning of Monday, January 10, 2022
Grade 4 kindly check your emails
Friday, November 26, 2021
Grade 7 kindly check your emails
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Independence Day
Monday, November 22, 2021

CTI is closed on Monday, November 22, 2021 in observance of Independence Day. Best wishes! 

National closure
Friday, October 15, 2021

By ministerial decree, Friday, October 15, 2021 is a day of national closure and mourning.

Praying for health, safety, peace and God's blessings

Update for Thursday, October 14, 2021

As matters stand, parents may choose to come to school and pick up their children. Best wishes for health and safety.

Prophet's Birthday
Monday, October 18, 2021

CTI is closed on Monday, October 18, 2021, in observance of the Prophet's Birthday. Best wishes.

Reminder: Parents' contact form
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Most of the parents filled a contact form in order to update phone numbers and parents’ emails. Those who did not are kindly requested to check their children’s emails in order to fill the contact form as soon as possible. 

With thanks!

Plan for the coming week
Monday, October 11 to Friday, October 15, 2021

Update for the week of Monday, October 11, 2021, to Friday, October 15, 2021

Monday, October 11, 2021, will be a day of closure at CTI. The administration will also be closed. This is a temporary measure. We will update you regularly.

Regular classes resume on Tuesday. The students will have homework to do at home on Monday, October 11.

Plan for the week!
Monday, October 4, to Friday, October 8, 2021

The week of Monday, October 4 to Friday, October 8, 2021, will be a full week with a regular schedule. There will be no day off. There will be no extra periods for grades 9 and 12, though. 

This is a plan for one week. We are studying the conditions carefully, and we will update you for the following week. 

Bus rates and registration form
September 30, 2021

Bus transportation fees are according to geographic zone, and will be updated monthly, as needed. Prices take into account gasoline costs and dollar rate. Listed below is the cost for the month of October for the school year 2021-2022.

Zone 1

 

Kalaa-Jisr Al Bacha – Hayek – Dekwaneh –  Slaf –       Sin El Fil

650,000 L.L

Zone 2

 

Ain El Remmaneh – Furn El Chebbek – Tohweta –  Rawda – Sabtiyeh – Mar Roukoz - Bourj Hammoud

750,000 L.L

Zone 3

 

Mansouriyeh – Daychouniyeh – Jdeideh –                      Sid El Bauchriyeh – Hazmiyeh

850,000 L.L

Zone 4

 

Zalka – Jal El Dib –  Antelias – Naccash

950,000 L.L

Zone 5

 

Ashrafieh

To be determined

Zone 6

 

Hadath – Kfarshima

To be determined

 

Please take note that there is no KG1 and KG2 bus at 1:00. Parents are to pick up their children at that time. Otherwise, if desired, KG1 and KG2 children can stay till 2:45. Parents are to contact Mrs Rita Khneisser for information and extra fees.

Kindly register as early as possible so we can start on Monday, October 4, 2021 (return bus only, first day). Please email to ritakhneisser@cti-school.com the following information: Name of students, full address, contact phone number, name of legal guardian, and whether the transportation services are one way (morning or afternoon) or two way. 

Best wishes! 

 

 

Kindly check the calendar section for back-to-school updates
For the week of September 27, 2021
For the KG classes
September 21, 2021

Hello KG students! 

Make sure that you wear a face shield or mask, dear students of KG1 and KG2. As for KG3, you are to wear a mask to school. 

We can hardly wait to see you! 

Kindly check the calendar section
Updates for the beginning of the school year
The Announcement section has some school policies including Covid-19 policies
September 2021
This might interest you
Vaccination offer from AUB
Update: beginning of school year for grades 9 and 12
Monday, September 20, 2021 at 8:30
Payment of school fees for the 2021-2022 school year
Starting Monday, September 6, 2021

We are planning for an onsite (presence at school) school year. We pray that matters will go on well, and we can go on as planned. We are looking forward to seeing our students!

Tuition fee payment is at school, and payment is only in cash.

The timetable for payment is alphabetical, according to family name:

Monday, September 6, 2021: families whose name start with an A

Tuesday, September 7, 2021: B, D, M

Wednesday, September 8, 2021: C, Ch, S, Sh

Thursday, September 9, 2021: E, F, G

Friday, September 10, 2021: H, I, J

Monday, September 13, 2021: K, L, R, T

Tuesday, September 14, 2021: N, O, P, Q, W, Y, Z

 

CTI offices are open daily at 8:30 – 12:30.

We ask God’s blessings on this new school year.

Make-up exams
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 8:30

Make-up exams, entrance exams and summer school exams are still scheduled for Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 8:30. 

List of textbooks for 2021-2022 is in the inboxes of the students
Al-Adha vacation
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, July 20, 21, 22, 2021

Note that during summer, CTI is closed on Mondays and Fridays. Therefore, the administration offices will be closed from Friday July 16, 2021 until the morning of Tuesday, July 27, 2021. 

Best wishes for a blessed al-Adha! 

Summer office hours at CTI
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, at 8:30 - 12:00

Best wishes for a great summer vacation! 

All grade 9 and 12 students pass the official exams
Congratulations!
Students sing a farewell song
Check Newsletter and our Facebook page
Last day of school
Friday, June 18, 2021
Graduation 2021
Friday, June 11, 2021 at 5:00
Check our Gallery or Facebook for info about lots of guest speakers in classes!
Parent contact information - third reminder
April 22, 2021

It seems that there are still a few parents who have not submitted their contact information. In order to receive online material from CTI, parents who have not already done so need to supply us with the latest contact information. So, they are kindly asked to fill this contact information form. One form should be filled for each student. 

Thanking you in advance! 

Happy Easter from the CTI family!
April 4, 2021
Office hours during the Easter / Spring vacation
Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, 2021 from 8:30 to 12:00

During the Easter / Spring vacation, the CTI administration is open on a limited basis for consultations on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, 2021 from 8:30 to 12:00. 

Usernames and passwords for parents
March 26, 2021

On Friday, March 26, 2021, parents will be given usernames and passwords in order to access information sent by the CTI administration. 

Kindly note that some parents have not submitted their emails so far. So, these parents are kindly asked to check a previous announcement on our website, and provide their emails in order to make use of this service. Usernames and passwords will be provided to these parents at a later date.

Reminder: Feast of the Annunciation and Easter Holiday
Kindly check the calendar section for details
Happy Mothers Day!
KGIII has sent you Mothers Day greetings.

Kindly check the Newsletter section or our Facebook page! 

Parent contact information - Reminder
Online form to be filled

In order to receive online material from CTI, parents who have not already done so need to supply us with the latest contact information. So, parents are kindly asked to fill this contact information form. One form should be filled for each student. 

Thank you in advance! 

A Teachers' Day video has been posted in the Newsletter section and on Facebook
March 9, 2021
The CTI administration is closed on Monday and Tuesday, March 8 and 9, 2021
In observance of Teachers' Day
The school calendar has been updated
Kindly check the calendar section for upcoming holidays
CTI administration is now open on a limited basis
Starting Monday, February 15, 2021, at 8:30 - 12:00
The trial exams for grade 9 have been postponed
January 2020

The onsite trial exams for grade 9 that were scheduled starting Monday, January 11, 2021, have been postponed until further notice. These exams will not be given online, as well. You will be informed by your teachers about other procedures.

Best wishes for the new year. Stay healthy and safe! 

Obituary: Mrs Samira Moacdieh
December 28, 2020

We are sorry to announce the passing of Mrs Samira Moacdieh. Kindly check the Newsletter.

Wedding of Mr Elie Rizk and Joyce Makdessi
Check the Newsletter section
Christmas greetings from the Principal
December 24, 2020
Christmas greetings from the CTI teachers!
December 22, 2020

Surprise! Many CTI teachers "got together" in social distancing mode in order to offer you their sincere greetings for Christmas. And the result was this wonderful video!

Love and best wishes from the CTI family for a safe and peaceful Christmas! 

CTI Christmas musical 2020!
December 18, 2020

You are invited to attend our Christmas musical for this year! It is a CTI tradition to have such a presentation, and this year is no exception. The only difference is the venue. The joy, music and Christmas spirit are all still here. So take a few minutes to relax and enjoy our musical for the blessed season.

Musical direction was by Mrs Rola Salloum. Drama coaching was by Ms Marie Ninette Kanaan. Singing and narration were done by students from grades 1 to 6 at CTI.

Merry Christmas! 

Christmas musical
December 2020

It is a CTI tradition to present a Christmas musical every year. Why not this year, as well?

Be on the lookout for our latest [virtual] Christmas musical. Coming soon to this screen! 

Grade 3 sings "God's Love"
November 2020

Mrs Rola Salloum got together some of the students of grade 3 for an online song. Here they are singing "God's Love". We hope it will brighten your day as they share God's goodness with you.

In order to view, click here! 

Thanks Grade 3 and their teacher of music, Mrs Rola Salloum!

Instructions how to use Google Classroom and Google Meet

Attached is a pdf, as well as a short video, that our IT dept has prepared regarding the use of Google Meet and Google Classroom!

 

Class of 2020 graduates! Congratulations!
Check Newsletter or our Facebook page
We share with you stop motion animation projects made by the students
To brighten your day!

The art students of Mr Ramy Khalaf learned about stop-motion animation. The result was a series of astounding videos in which inanimate objects move! This is a laborious process, involving taking lots of consecutive pictures in order to give a semblance of motion! 

We congratulate the students and their teacher, and we hope these videos will brighten your day! 

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7 and 8

A surprise gift from the teachers of English at CTI
Watch the video! Enjoy!

The teachers of English at CTI surprised the principal with a very dear and touching video in verse, called "A Teacher's Confession". You can watch the video here! 

In return, the principal thanks the teachers for the tremendous efforts they have put into the CTI online learning program. CTI has given some of the best online education possible, using the latest technology. We are happy to say that CTI has been getting excellent reviews from parents and educators for its online program.

So, enjoy the poetical video of the CTI teachers of English, posted  on the CTI webpage (Announcements section) and Facebook!  

Save the Environment
Proudly presented by grade 8!

Miss Marie Ninette Kanaan's grade 8 drama class is still active, as lessons go on at CTI from a distance! Therefore, here is another video to brighten your day! 

The video that we present  today deals with timely suggestions to save the environment. So, we hope that our viewers will takes these admonitions seriously!

Congratulations, grade 8 and Miss Marie Ninette! 

"Acts of Kindness" from grade 7
Watch the nice video!

We like to keep sharing with you some of the online work of the CTI students done during lockdown. Here is a beautiful video entitled "Acts of Kindness", performed by some students from grade 7. It was put together by Mrs Anna Khansa. We hope that you will enjoy watching it as much as the students/teacher enjoyed putting it together. 

Thank you students and Mrs Khansa! Wonderful job! 

Online play from grade 6
Watch the video!

The times have changed!  As part of online education, instead of a play on stage, the students of grade 6 at CTI put together a play online, The result is this wonderful little drama presentation, directed and put together by Miss Marie Ninette Kanaan.

Enjoy watching the video! 

Bravo grade 6 and Miss Kanaan! We hope to see you soon at school! 

Easter gift to you!
Students of grade 4 offer you an Easter song

During the Covid-19 lockdown, Mrs Rola Salloum got some of the Grade 4 students "together" to offer you this song. We hope you enjoy it, with thanks to Mrs Rola and the students who participated!

Coronavirus prevention
Sent to you by the Ministry of Education
Latino Week!
Starts Friday, February 21, 2020
Virus prevention updates
Saturday, February 22, 2020

The Ministry of Education has provided us with instructions in order to prevent virus contamination. The students are asked to follow these guidelines:

Ways to help virus prevention 1

Ways to help virus prevention 2

Ways to help virus prevention 3

Ways to help virus prevention 4

Parents are to rest assured that CTI is taking all measures to help curb virus contamination. All sanitization measures are taken in order to prevent virus propagation.

Students are reminded that they need to keep washing their hands and to get hand sanitizer gel with them to school. Students who have fever are requested to stay at home. Also, students who have a cold, runny nose or cough, with or without fever, are kindly asked to rest at home and not to come to school.

More information to follow.

 

 

Doctors' visits
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Mrs Lina bou Malhab attends IB professional development in Amman
Check Newsletter and Gallery!
Scottish Week
Week of January 20, 2020

Focus on Scotland, including a lecture, multi-media, food, and bagpipes! We will celebrate Burns NIght on Friday, January 24, 2020.

Christmas vacation
Morning of Saturday, December 21, 2019 until the morning of Thursday, January 2, 2020
"Papa Panov's Christmas" - the CTI Christmas musical based on the story by Leo Tolstoy
See invitation for time and dates
Important policy to read
From the Association of Evangelical School - read full announcement

في ضوء الدعوات لمشاركة الجسم الطلابي في التظاهرات،  نحيطكم علماً بأن المدرسة تحترم آراء ورغبة الطلاب والأهالي في أي قرارٍ يتخذونه. وتشدد على  أن المدرسة كانت وستبقى دائماً على مسافة واحدة من الجميع مهما تعددت واختلفت آراؤهم ومواقفهم. ولذلك وفي حال رغب أي من الطلاب بالمشاركة بأي من التظاهرات يكون هذا الأمر أولاً وآخراً شأن الأهل ومسؤوليتهم الكاملة ولا تتحمل المدرسة أي مسؤولية مهما كان نوعها.  ولكننا سنستمر بالتدريس كالمعتاد محترمين بذلك رأي وموقف الطلاب الذين لا يرغبون بالمشاركة في التظاهرات. 

نشكر تفهمكم.

.على الطلاب الراغبين بالتظاهر الانطلاق إلى التظاهرة من منازلهم مباشرة من دون المجيء إلى المدرسة...نازلهم مباشرة من دون المجيء إلى المدرسة.

Green Apple Day
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Basketball team practice starts
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Football team practice starts
Friday, September 27, 2019
Magnificent graduation ceremony for the class of 2019
We will post pictures as soon as we get them!
100% passing rate in the LS section
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Congratulations, grade 12 LS section. 100% passing rate in the governmental exams!

100% passing rate in grade 12, GS section
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Congratulations grade 12, GS section. 100% passing rate in the governmental exams!

100% passing rate in the Brevet exams
Bravo, CTI students!
KG final report cards
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 8:30 - 12:30
Last day of final exams for grades 7 - 11
Friday, June 21, 2019
Pics of honor students in Gallery and Facebook
Friday, May 24, 2019
"Alpine Adventures": The CTI musical for KG and grades 1 - 7
Reserve the date: Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 5:15
One minute to in it!
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Be on the lookout!

Honor Day 2019
Celebration on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 5:15
Aladdin: A phenomenal success!
Check the Gallery section, or Facebook
Choir concert "Songs from Around the World" a resounding success
Check our Newlsetter, Gallery and Facebook page
"Aladdin", the musical, directed by Ms Wilma
Coming up this week!
Reminder: CTI Choir "Songs from Around the World"
ABTS, Mansourieh, Saturday, May 11 @ 6:00
We are back from Armenia and Georgia safe, sound and happy!
Praise the Lord!
CTI is off to Armenia and Georgia for the Easter break!
Monday, April 22, 2019
Happy Easter from CTI
Check our Facebook page for greetings
CTI Choir concert
Invitation in the Newsletter section - mark the date!
CTI wins 3 first and second prizes at the AUB Science and Math Fair
Stay tuned
CTI is participating in the National Educational Conference
Kindly check our Newsletter section
Miss Hermez and Mrs Maha head to Jordan for the Queen Rania Educational Forum
Afternoon of Thursday, March 7, 2019
Yearbook photos
Photos of the students will be taken on Thursday, March 7, 2019
Annual Book Fair
Open to students on Wed, Thurs and Fri, Feb 27, 28 and March 1
Dr Joel Leitch will conduct a life-skills seminar for the students of grades 10, 11 and 12
Monday, February 25, 2019
Midyear break
Monday, February 18, 2019

Enjoy a well-deserved break students!

CTI representatives to attend Queen Rania al-Abdullah forum in Jordan
March 2019

Check our Newsletter

Lynn Abbass was honored by H. E. Mr Marwan Hamadi, Minister of Education
For being 5th in Lebanon in the Brevet exams
Grade 12 LS: 100% passing rate!
Congratulations!
Grade 12 GS: 100% passing rate!
Congratulations!
Grade 12 SE: 100% passing rate!
Congratulations!
Brevet students: 100% passing rate!
Congratulations!
Lynn Abbas ranks 5th in Lebanon in Brevet Exams
Bravo, Lynn! Wonderful job!
Grand graduation ceremony for grade 12!
Wednesday, June 22, 2018
All LS and GS pass official exams
June 2016

Congratulations to grade 12 LS and GS students, their parents and their teachers!

All grade 9 students pass the Brevet governmental exams
Congratulations, students, parents and teachers!
Mrs Samira Moacdieh is honored by the Ministry of Education
Friday, June 27, 2016

Kindly check our Newsletter!

CTI wins first and third prizes at AUB Science Fair
Sunday, April 3, 2016

Check our newsletter for details!

All GS and LS students pass their official exams at CTI
July 1, 2015

Every student in the GS and LS sections has passed the official exams at CTI. Congratulations to the students, their parents and the teachers! Check our newsletter section for more information.

Every single CTI Brevet student passes official exams
June 27, 2015

Congratulations to all the CTI students of grade 9 A and B. Every single student passed the official exams, with many ratings of "good" and "very good". Check our newsletter for more information.