Beit Jala: The seventh grade student Jude Khalifeh qualifies

 

Beit Jala: The seventh grade student Jude Khalifeh qualifies

for the second stage of The program “Reading Challenge”


Beit Jala: The seventh grader Jude Khalifeh qualified for the second stage of the program, “Reading Challenge” by achieving the eleventh position out of first twenty competitiors. This achievement is added to this brilliant student’s other achievements which included participation in the awareness program about rationalization of water consumption, and representing the school in television dialogues.


The “Arabic Books Reading Challenge” is a program launched by his highness Sheikh Muhammad Ibn Rashed Al Amkthoum, the vice president of Arab Emirate States, in order to encourage reading Arabic books among the students in the Arab World, through the participation of more than a million students to read fifty million books during each school year.


The program is a “Reading Arabic books” competition in which students from grade one to grade twelve throughout the Arab World participate. It begins in September and ends in March of the following year. The students go through five stages in which each student reads ten books and summarizes them on special reading challenge passports. This is followed by the elimination process in accordance with approved norms on school levels first, then on regional levels, then on Arab States level until the finals which are held in Dubai every October.