OUR BEST SERVICES FOR YOUR KIDS
Everyday, from 9:00 to 9:20 am, students can buy delicious snacks from Marisol at the school kitchen.
Selected students receive reinforcement from their teachers every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
If you require Bus Service (Tegucigalpa - Zamorano), please contact Ibis Rodriguez at the school office.
Every grade has educational field trips to places inside and outside Zamorano's campus, with the purpose of engaging children and bringing them out of their routines. This way we assure that students may have the opportunity for meaningful educational experiences.
ABSS students can be part of any extracurricular classes such as: Soccer, Biking, Swimming, Piano, Guitar, Choir and Band. If interested, make sure to ask the teachers in charge of each class.
LIBRARYProvides different experiences through its resources, that positively affect the educational process.
TEACHER AND STAFF
Music & Art Teacher
Riven enjoys to spend time with his family and he obviously loves music as well. He graduated from the National Music School and has a bachelors’ degree in Art, with a Musical orientation. He has worked for over 10 years in teaching and directing music groups (bands, ensembles and choirs). Riven is a singer song-writer and is the creator of his own publishing books for the use of Artistic Education. He has been part of the ABSS staff for a year.
In my short time at ABSS, to find myself with so much talent has been very rewarding. I believe art can be a strong influence in the development of student’s life; which is why for me it is worth while to be an educator.
Marlene has a Bachelor’s degree in Pedagogy. She is grateful to have been blessed with three wonderful children and two grandchildren. Marlene has thirteen years of experience in education, in both administrative and teaching areas. She has worked at ABSS for eleven years. She is currently the Spanish teacher for 5th, 6th and 7th grade.
ABSS is a unique school, with an ideal methodology for the teaching-learning process.
Assistant Teacher Kindergarten
Diana graduated from la Escuela Normal España in Villa Ahumada, Danli, where she obtained a certificate as an Elementary Teacher. She has been an English teacher for 12 years, and her experience is based on teaching English as a Second Language, which includes grades from kindergarten through twelve grade. Diana’s professional skills also include teaching English as a Foreign Language, and she has worked as an instructor for English courses, levels and certifications. She also has Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching English (Magna Cum Laude) at la Universidad Pedagogica Nacional Francisco Morazán and currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Psychopedagogy.
For me, teaching is a daily experience, from which we give and take, we learn, we lose, we enjoy; I am passionate about and I don’t consider it just an average job , for the reason that we transcend, we touch lives forever and its beautiful. Teaching at Alison Bixby Stone School has been a wonderful experience. Being here for 9 months, has given me the opportunity to experience new and exciting ways of doing what I love the most and that is to teach.
Daniel is a father of three, he has worked as a P.E. teacher for 11 years, 8 of them at ABSS. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Sports from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras. Daniel is also a swimming trainer for the Club Delfines Maya at the Villa Olímpica.
ABSS has helped me grow professionally, not only because of the Professional Developments, but also thanks to my co-workers. I believe ABSS is a school full of opportunities for both teachers and students.
María has been part of ABSS for a year. She is currently working as an Academic Assistant in First Grade.
She has an orientation on special education, especially in speech and hearing. Maqui has been an Academic Assistant in first grade in South International School in Choluteca. She was a Translator for parents of special needs students and a Library Volunteer in Book Fairs for Dean Road Elementary School in Alabama, Unites States.
6th/7th English Teacher
Eva has a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras and a Master’s in Language Teaching from Universidad Nacional Pedagógica Francisco Morazán. Her experience includes, one year as a Foreign Language Assosiaiton Vicepresident at UNAH, English Workshop Assistant at the U.S. Embassy, five years teaching at Instituto Salesiano San Miguel (first, second and fifth grade), teacher for English as a secong language at IHCI (Instituto Hondureño de Cultura Interamericana), two years as an Academic Coordinator at Instituto Salesiano San Miguel, and has been part of ABSS for a year.
Teaching at Alison Bixby Stone School has been an enriching experience, full of challenges and opportunities which have helped me grow as a professional. Every teacher has a great sense of belonging in this school, a strong emphasis on collaboration with colleagues and a director whose major concerns are the needs of our students. I feel really proud to be part of the staff of this prestigious school!
Third Grade Teacher
Mary comes from a family of teachers with a passion for learning and exploring. She was born and raised in California where she has loved adventuring with her friends and family. Before Mary finished her teaching degree and came to Honduras, she spent time working as a camp counselor on military bases in Japan and Germany, where she found a passion for working with children and traveling. Maty has a Bachelor in Liberal Studies from California State University, Sacramento. She also has a Teaching Credential from California State University.
I could not have chosen a more friendly, driven, and entertaining group of children to spend my first year of teaching with. I am so impressed by all of the students at ABSS with how willing they are to help each other, how invested they are in their education, their ability to think critically and how easily they can put a smile on my face.
Mr. Patrick Reed
Maestro Guía de Tercer Grado, Certificado en Educación Primaria, Español y Educación Física del Departamento de Educación del estado de Florida. Tiene 7 años de experiencia en docencia.
Ms. Ivelis Padilla
Maestra Guía de Segundo Grado desde agosto de 2016, Licenciada en Educación Básica en Inglés de la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán. Tiene 8 años de experiencia en docencia.
Mr. Josué Noel Calix
Maestro guía de Primer Grado, Egresado de Educación Básica en Inglés, de la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán. Tiene 18 años de experiencia en docencia.
“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”
“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”
“I could not have chosen a more friendly, driven, and entertaining group of children to spend my first year of teaching with. I am so impressed by all of the students at ABSS with how willing they are to help each other, how invested they are in their education, their ability to think critically and how easily they can put a smile on my face”
Third Grade Teacher