High School students at The American Overseas School of Rome are able to participate in a wide range of activities in the areas of art, music and physical education. The sport teams compete against other international schools throughout the sport seasons.
The after school program is divided into two sessions, September to January and January to May, and runs from Monday to Friday, 3:30-5:00 pm. Bus services are provided.All activities are non-discriminatory, supplement the regular classroom instruction, and contribute to the academic, physical, and social development of students. All after school program activities are for both boys and girls.
The after school activities and athletics are intended to help students to become culturally aware and to help them foster concepts such as collaboration, cooperation, and team work. They also nurture interpersonal relationships and a feeling of community.
After School Activities and Athletics offered for High School students might include:
- Basketball-Students who participate in this activity will enjoy a non-competitive environment to practice and improve their skills such as dribbling, shooting, rebounding, passing, and overall offensive and defensive tactics used in the game.
- Swimming- AOSR is in it's first year of offering swimming to our Secondary student-athletes. Training occurs on Monday and Wednesday mornings at Pangaro Team pool, where our English speaking coaches focus on developing particular skills associated with Butterfly, Backstroke, Freestyle, and Breaststroke.Athletes will have the opportunity to participate in at least one competition throughout the year!
- Volleyball- Training is differentiated to all levels of volleyball skills and experience. Our rookie secondary school student-athletes will develop basic skills and knowledge of the game, while our more experienced players focus on particular aspects of their game they want to take to the next level.Training prepares student-athletes to participate at the High School varsity level. The team plays a number of matches against local clubs and other international schools in Rome, gaining invaluable game time experience.