News & Events

AHLI adds another National Blue Ribbon Award School to its partnership

California Crosspoint Academy ("CCA") is a 2016 recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Award given by the U.S. Department of Education. This award recognizes the school's ranking in the top 15% in the nation for its academic performance. The school is also among the top 0.5% in the USA and California according to the 2016 Washington Post's ranking of "America's Most Challenging High Schools".

CCA offers 18 AP classes with flexible scheduling to promote individualized and comprehensive academic development. The school's International Support Services provide full ESL classes and other programs to offer the students academic, linguistic, cultural, emotional and spiritual support. Its interesting range of extra-curricular activities such as Robotics, Anime/Manga and Martial Arts, etc. ensures students experience a variety of interests for a well-rounded education.

AHLI is proud to partner with an excellent school such as CCA.
 

New Partner School in Colorado, Belleview Christian School

Imagine going to school situated on a 100-year old historic campus which includes a castle. AHLI's new partner school, Belleview Christian School in Westminster, Colorado sits on beautiful grounds with a castle built in 1893 which was part of the original Westminster University.

The school offers Dual Enrollment Courses and College Preparatory academics. Belleview Christian School athletic teams have won numerous State and District championships.

AHLI Student of the Month!

Colin Chen from University Lake School had an opportunity to work in the stage crew and managed stage lighting for the performance of the musical entitled "High School Musical". He enjoyed this opportunity so much that he will consider auditioning for the next musical.

Colin continues to work hard at academics and exceeds expectations of his teachers especially in Geometry and Biology.

Keep up the good work, Colin!

New Partner School in Arizona, Valley Christian High School

AHLI has partnered with Valley Christian High School in Chandler, Arizona to launch its international program this Fall. VCHS, which recently received SEVIS approval, is nationally ranked in the top 50 of Christian high schools in the USA by thebestschools.org.

This partnership offers our students an opportunity to enroll in an academically excellent school whose graduates had been accepted into Ivy League and top tier universities such as Princeton University, Cornell University, Northwestern University and Georgetown University just to name a few. VCHS offers 15 AP classes and Dual Enrollment courses to enable students to earn college credits when in high school. 

Besides academic excellence, VCHS has an outstanding athletics program having won 65 state championships in the last 29 years. Its award-winning  music, drama and visual arts program also offers students an opportunity to excel beyond academics. The school chorale has travelled to countries like France, Germany and Poland to perform. 

AHLI Student of the Month!

Amy Lou (pictured on left), student at Harrisburg Academy in PA was one of the 4 proud recipients of a $3,500 IB Scholarship for Summer Study.

The IB Summer Study Scholarship was very competitive and students were required to maintain an exemplary academic record, receive strong recommendations from teachers, complete two essay questions and demonstrate involvement and accomplishments in athletics, the arts, and/or community service.

Keep up the excellent work, Amy, we are proud of your accomplishment!

Brimmer and May School's signature diploma program

We are pleased to announce our partnership with Brimmer and May School located in Boston. The school offers strong academics with several students accepted into Ivy League and other top universities such as Harvard, Brown, Georgetown and UC Berkeley.

Brimmer and May School is well-known for its signature diploma program in three areas of study - STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), CAP (Creative Arts Program) and Global Studies. With a full range of AP/Honors courses and co-curricular activities, students at the school are well-prepared for application to highly selective colleges and universities.

AHLI Introduces new partner school, Boston Trinity Academy

AHLI is pleased to announce our partnership with Boston Trinity Academy. The school offers a strong academic program including a wide range of AP courses and acceptances into Ivy League universities.

Boston Trinity Academy also offers a travel abroad program to further students’ in-depth appreciation for different cultures and language.  

Expansion of AHLI operations in Massachusetts

AHLI is expanding its international education and homestay operations to include the state of Massachusetts.  Our first partner school in Massachusetts is Marian High School, a catholic school founded in 1956.

Marian High School offers 26 AP and Honors courses to its 260 students, combined with a wide range of co-curricular activities and clubs. Marian graduates have impressive college and university acceptances including Harvard, Brandeis, Tufts and Boston College.

AHLI announces first partner boarding school

To offer more school options to students, AHLI signed up its first partner boarding school, West Nottingham Academy in Maryland.

West Nottingham Academy ("WNA") is the oldest boarding school in America and provides an all-encompassing International Student Program offering 18 AP courses in a small class setting.  Unique to WNA is their "Physics First" approach, teaching Physics in the 9th Grade promoting critical thinking, creativity and collaboration.

An Artist-in-Residence program enhances its strong arts program and their athletic department continues to maintain a Championship League SAIC Baseball team for 14 consecutive years. Baseball coach, Brandon Gilcher was catcher for a Semi-Pro Baseball League.

AHLI Student of the Month!

Qiuyu Li recently joined Eden Christian Academy’s varsity soccer team. Eden's soccer team had not been doing well till Qiuyu joined the team.

At the home game on September 14, the team finally won their first game and the win is attributed to Qiuyu’s excellent footwork skills, cardio endurance, and being a great team player.

She continues to be an asset to the team, scoring goals and carrying the ball into the opponent's territory. Qiuyu works hard to maintain her excellent academic grades. Qiuyu soccer scores were recently posted in one of Pittsburgh major newspapers.

AHLI Group Directors attend Summer Program Launch in Spain!

AHLI Group Directors, Laura Heller and Laurie Shirey experienced the "other side" of a student group program. Laura and Laurie attended the EMY Bidaiak S,L (“EMY”) Summer Program Launch in San Sebastian, Spain.

Together they met the people who put so much hard work into selecting the right students and completing all the necessary preparation to send students to the United States. EMY did a great job organizing this weekend event. To Laura and Laurie, it was an honor to see how AHLI plays a role in a successful student group program

AHLI says Farewell to GCI Students from China!

It was a pleasure organizing the educational program for students from Global Culture International ("GCI") in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

These students enjoyed daily ESL classes, excursions to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Hershey Chocolate World and a visit to the local Fire Department.

We look forward to seeing GCI students next year.

Former CLS student, Pilar returns to vacation with States host family!

Miles apart but hearts are close as one.

Maria Pilar Gonzalez Navarro, former Company of Linguistic Services ("CLS") short-term student from Spain, enjoyed last year's AHLI homestay experience so much that she returned this year on her own to visit her American host family, Curtis and Carla States. Pilar shared that she loves her host family very much and feels that they treated her like a part of the family.

It is heartwarming to see such close ties built within a short time together!