The Experience in CBNH’s Tennis Class

The Experience in CBNH’s Tennis Class

Not every school in the Dominican Republic has the capacity or the option to teach tennis as a sport. New Horizons School is the exception. The school has its own system of seven different disciplines which each high school student can choose from. Due to personal preference and experiencing new types of disciplines, I chose tennis. Starting from 2014 the school adopted this program of such variety of sports. Since then, the students have been experiencing new sports and learning new disciplines. In the case of tennis class, many students have chosen this discipline as their main one and the responses have been mostly positive. Tennis class is a mixture of previous knowledge with learning the rules and management of the racket and the ball. In my case I’ve developed these skills throughout the school year. The teacher is very consistent in showing the students the way people should hold the racket and other essential rules. It is crucial for the teacher to explain everything about the discipline, and this one has proven it. The main negative opinion I have and that others have is the length of the class which is 2 hours, although it is necessary because of the large number of students involved. Since the start of this discipline, the teacher has improved the skills of the students and it is fair to assume everyone is satisfied with...
CBNH Games

CBNH Games

Copa Amistad 2104: El Colegio Bilingüe New Horizons o CBNH están siendo los anfitriones de la copa amistad 2015 en el cual una gran cantidad de diferentes colegios están participando. Desde La Salle hasta el Saint Patrick están participando en este evento. Todos creen que el New Horizons va a ganar el evento ya que hasta ahora todos los partidos que han participado han ganado sin ningún problema.En cada uno de los partidos de Futsal ha podido arrasar con el equipo contrario. No obstante el CBNH se encuentra en su casa, su estadio; las circunstancias en términos de preparación en los estudiantes jugadores de Futsal es mayor en el CBNH que en los otros lugares escolares. El CBNH ha podido ganar múltiples veces mientras pasan los años. Pero no todo es ganar, esta copa está hecha para fomentar la amistad, como su nombre dice, entre los colegios. -Estadio en donde los juegos de Futsal en la Copa Amistad tendrán a lugar.      ...
New Horizons – Friendship Cup

New Horizons – Friendship Cup

New Horizons Bulldogs, after suffering many changes such as: staff people, team player, roster adjustments, and a new coach. It has been some barrier that these home team had to face up. But instead, it has produced a new beginning for them, full of new opportunities and achievements. Coach Wilkin Reyes has told us that it is an honor to coach this team, full of great players and a great team chemistry between them and him. The coach’s new techniques have caused major improvements on defense, and offense, bringing players to give all they can to reach “The promise land ”of basketball. Some weeks before the basketball team started the 13th annual Friendship Cup, they host and the defending champs of this tournament. Recent information tells us that the bulldogs have a 1-1 record on the tournament, facing the quarter-finals against Saint Thomas School this Tuesday 3rd of February at 4:00pm, and if they win today, not only will they be at second place on the tournament standings, but also they would be playing the semi-finals and the finals in case they win. We hope they can bring the trophy home, where it belongs; and be crowned the back to back champs of male’s intermediate basketball friendship tournament of New Horizons! Go...

Gymnastics at New Horizons

Gymnastics is a sport that involves physical strength, flexibility, coordination, agility, control and balance. Gymnasts at New Horizons practice rhythmic gymnastics which isn’t the same as Olympic gymnastics. Rhythmic gymnastics is practiced with balls, hoops, ropes or ribbons. While doing a floor routine with the ball the main elements are throwing, bouncing or rolling. While doing a floor routine with the ribbon you require high coordination to be able to perform the circles and spirals with the ribbon without making any knots at the ribbon. The main elements are flicking, circles, snakes, spirals and throws. The hoop’s elements are rotation around the body or hand, rolling, swings, circles, throws and passing the hoop. The rope’s main elements on a routine are leaps, skipping, throws, swings, circles, rotations and figures of eight. The gymnasts are divided by levels depending on how advanced they...

New Horizons Chinese Fair

KELVIN FUNG   What do you think about the Chinese Fair? The Chinese fair is a very special day for me, because it represents the Chinese New Year in China. Does it remind you of China? Yes, it reminds me of China. What would you recommend to make the fair even better? Make a lot of Chinese food. Do you think the 12 graders do a good job at the fair? Yes. Does the food taste good to you? Does it taste similar to China’s food? Yes, it tastes good, but the taste is not similar to China’s food. What’s your opinion about the dragon? For me the dragon represents good luck.  ...