07Feb 2018

Various Middle and Upper School students from ASLP have decided to participate in this year’s annual Daughters of the American Revolution History Essay Competition. The Essay Competition is divided into two categories: Middle School (Grades 6-8) and Upper School (grades 9-12) each with a different question. There is also a separate 5th grade competition. This […]

18Jan 2018
College Counseling Orientación Universitaria

This year at ASLP the students in both 11th and 12th grade have an hour of college counseling in their schedules. This hour is obligatory for all. In these crucial years, it is vital to help the students in the choices that lie ahead. For example, in which country should they study? What career or […]

14Dec 2017

The American School of Las Palmas is moving closer towards its environmental goals of becoming an ECO School and we would like to share our achievements and future projects with you. This year, the specific topic and where we will focus our main effort will be in the area of the protection of the Biodiversity. […]

22Nov 2017
community service voluntariado

Several Upper School students from ASLP enjoyed a different type of week-end yet were still surrounded by friends. They did volunteer work for NGO’s. On Friday and Saturday several seniors volunteered for the cancer organization, Alejandro da Silva, at the Corte Ingles store in Las Palmas. Established in 1989, this organization raises money for cancer […]

14Nov 2017
Civil Right Speakers Experto Derechos Civiles

An expert on the American Civil Rights Movement spoke to the students in Upper School last Friday at ASLP. ACS Chief Christopher M. Richardson, spoke to around 70 students in grades 9 to 11 on Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and others who challenged racism in the 1960s in the US. Consul Richardson, who was […]

10Oct 2017
Run-a-thon Save the Children ASLP

Whole school participates in Save the Children Run-a-thon The whole school community participated in a run-a-thon to raise money for Save the Children last Friday in the Parque Juan Pablo II in Las Palmas. About 430 teachers, parents and students from Nursery to Grade 12 ran laps to help over a million children in Southern […]

22Sep 2017
Fiesta Antiguos Alumnos 50 Aniversario Alumni Gala

The American School of Las Palmas celebrated its 50th Anniversary this past week-end by hosting an alumni reunion at the school. The event took place on Saturday 16th September 2017 from 21:00h onwards and was attended by over 200 former students and staff. Every decade of the school’s history was represented by teachers and students […]

07Jul 2017
Graduación graduation ASLP

Congratulations on your exam grades and graduation! We would like to congratulate our senior class for obtaining an excellent overall grade point average in their university entrance exams in the Spanish system. The class average was an 8.0671 points out of a total of 10 points in the new exam called the PCE (Prueba de […]

15Jun 2017
i-Ready ASLP

Starting in 2017-2018, The American School of Las Palmas will incorporate i-Ready in the classroom and at home. Students in K-8 will take a diagnostic test in both math and English at the beginning and end of the school year. The results of these tests will then aid teachers in meeting the individual needs of […]

22May 2017
Tree Planting Day, Día del árbol

Coinciding with the 50th Anniversary celebrations, on Friday 26th May 2017, we will celebrate Tree Planting Day. The idea is to plant 50 trees on campus; one for each year of ASLP history. At the same time we wish to embellish the campus, teach the students how to take care of the plants and to […]