The Physics Laboratory is designed to meet the specific needs of practical hands-on experimentation and investigation into concepts in modern applied physics. Students are provided with all the requisite laboratory materials to carry out experiments and thus make the transition from theoretical concepts to practical applications. The lab instructor is present to demonstrate, but the students themselves are the “amateur scientists” drawing conclusions from their own research. The laboratory is modeled on the American paradigm and meets all requirements for material and appropriate safety standards.
The Chemistry and Biology Laboratory is housed in a center adjacent to the Physics Laboratory. This separate facility is designed to meet the needs unique to experimentation in the realm of chemical and biological application and investigation. Practical research and experimentation in chemistry and biology afford students the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts they have learned. Students learn best by doing. The Chemistry and Biology Laboratory builds on this concept by making the students the focus of their education; by putting the students in the spotlight and letting them take charge of the learning experience. The laboratory is modeled on the American paradigm and meets all requirements for material and appropriate safety standards.
The Computer Lab provides a safe, positive, and fun environment for all high school students to learn computer skills that enrich and prepare them for the challenges in the university subjects. The classroom has new custom-made computer desks and houses 20 personal computers for students. Computer Literacy and Computer Science classes often meet in the Computer Lab for instruction during class hours. Each computer has a high-speed processor and is connected to the Internet via a high-speed line. In addition, the school is outfitted with wireless Internet access throughout.
The SNA Library offers students the opportunity to pursue their literary interests beyond the classroom environment. The library houses volumes in a variety of genres so as to appeal to the interests and desires of a diverse student body. Books with varied degrees of difficulty allow students to choose ability-appropriate material. The library contains reference materials as well as selections in fiction, nonfiction, biography, autobiography, and poetry. Students can use the library as a resource for the writing of assigned research papers or for independent reading at their leisure. The librarian on staff works with American Program classroom teachers in order to guide students and help them locate the most appropriate books to reference for class assignments. Additionally, students are encouraged to read in their free time and may borrow books from the library.
The fresh-water free-form swimming pool affords students with instruction and relaxation time under expert supervision. Swimming is among the top three most healthful exercises. It is a great way to stimulate the brain.
The indoor badminton court was designed according to international standards with state of the art lighting, providing the best conditions for practice and competitions. Under the guidance of an experience professional, students have the opportunity to practice and improve their performance in the shortest possible time.
The soccer field is fitted with artificial grass and a high roof allowing students to practice and play in any weather conditions. In addition, the field is equipped with mini soccer field lighting, allowing students to exercise comfortably at night. This gives them a real soccer field experience.