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St. Fatima School

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photo6Introducing the Department

The I.G.C.S.E. Department of St. Fatima Language School – Nasr City – is the leading Centre in Egypt offering studies leading to the above-mentioned Certificate. Only such schools as fulfil the criteria and meet the conditions stipulated by the Egyptian Ministry of Education and the CIE (Cambridge International Examinations) are accredited to offer this discipline. The School has been chosen, by Cambridge University, as the main I.G.C.S.E. exams venue in Egypt, since 2001. Theoretical, practical and listening exams are all held in the School

Teaching Staff 

All the teachers are highly qualified and experienced specialists in their subjects. Individual care and attention is given to students, whose work is carefully monitored and evaluated regularly. The teacher/student relationships are very good.  Monthly reports are sent to parents including grades of the monthly exams in each subject studied, as well as comments on the student’s academic achievement and personal behavior

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Pokemon

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Pokémon (ポケモン Pokemon?, IPA: /ˈpoʊkeɪmɒn, ˈpɒkimɒn/) is a media franchise owned by the video game company Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri around 1995. Originally released as a pair of interlinkable Game Boy role-playing video games, Pokémon has since become the second most successful and lucrative video game-based media franchise in the world, behind only Nintendo’s own Mario series.[1] Pokémon properties have since been merchandised into anime, manga, trading cards, toys, books, and other media. The franchise celebrated its tenth anniversary on February 27, 2006, and as of 23 April 2008 (2008 -04-23)[update], cumulative sales of the video games (including home console versions, such as the “Pikachu” Nintendo 64) have reached more than 186 million copies.[2]

The name Pokémon is the romanized contraction of the Japanese brand, “Pocket Monsters” (ポケットモンスター Poketto Monsutā?),[3] as such contractions are very common in Japan. The term “Pokémon”, in addition to referring to the Pokémon franchise itself, also collectively refers to the 493 fictional species that have made appearances in Pokémon media as of the recent release of the newest Pokémon role-playing games (RPGs) for the Nintendo DS, Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Like the words deer and sheep, the word “Pokémon” is a mass noun, as is each individual species name; in short, it is grammatically correct to say both “one Pokémon” and “many Pokémon”. In November 2005, 4Kids Entertainment, which had managed the non-game related licensing of Pokémon, announced that it had agreed not to renew the Pokémon representation agreement. Pokémon USA Inc., a subsidiary of Japan’s Pokémon Co., now oversees all Pokémon licensing outside of Asia.[

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Disney Mickey Magix

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Disney Mickey’s Magix was a breakfast cereal made by Kellogg’s & Disney in the United States, described by the company as a “naturally sweetened toasted oat cereal with marshmallows.” Its box noted a unique feature of the cereal: “Wow! The milk turns blue!”

The packaging and cereal themes were based on Mickey Mouse‘s appearance in the “Sorcerer’s Apprentice” segment of the 1940 film Fantasia, or the Disney theme park show Fantasmic!

The cereal was sold in various sizes, including 11.8 ounces, 32.5 ounces, 1.02 ounces indv, specially

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The Hulk

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The Hulk, often called “The Incredible Hulk“, is a fictional character, a superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the character first appeared in The Incredible Hulk #1 (May 1962). In 2008, the hobbyist magazine Wizard named the Hulk the seventh-greatest Marvel Comics character.[1] Empire Magazine named him the fourteenth greatest comic book character overall, and the fifth highest ranked in the Marvel stable.[2]

The Hulk is cast as an emotional and impulsive alter ego of the withdrawn and reserved physicist Dr. Bruce Banner. The Hulk appears shortly after Banner was accidentally exposed to the blast of a test detonation of a gamma bomb he invented. Subsequently, Banner will involuntarily transform into the Hulk, depicted as a giant, raging monster, leading to extreme complications in Banner’s life. Lee said the Hulk’s creation was inspired by a combination of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Frankenstein.[3]

While the coloration of the character’s skin varies during the course of its publication history, the Hulk is most often depicted as green. As the Hulk, Banner is capable of immense feats of strength, which increases with his feelings of rage and anger. Anger is a common trigger of Banner’s transformation. However, any significant emotional stress can do the same; for example, terror when he is in mortal danger. A common storyline is the pursuit of both Banner and the Hulk by the police or the armed forces, due to the destruction he causes.

The Hulk has since been depicted in various other media, most notably by Lou Ferrigno as the Hulk in a television series and six television movies, by CGI in Hulk (2003), and in The Incredible Hulk (2008), as well as in three animated series and various video games.

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Tennis

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Tennis is a sport played between two players (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each player uses a strung racquet to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt (most of the time Optic Yellow,[1] but can be any color or even two-tone) over a net into the opponent’s court.

The modern game of tennis originated in the United Kingdom in the late 19th century as “lawn tennis” and had heavy connections to the ancient game of real tennis. After its creation, tennis spread throughout the upper-class English-speaking population before spreading around the world. Tennis is an Olympic sport and is played at all levels of society at all ages. The sport can be played by anyone who can hold a racket, including people in wheelchairs. In the United States, there is a collegiate circuit organized by the National Collegiate Athletics Association.

Except for the adoption of the tiebreaker in the 1970s, the rules of tennis have changed very little since the 1890s. A recent addition to professional tennis has been the adoption of “instant replay” technology coupled with a point challenge system, which allows a player to challenge the official call of a point.

Along with its millions of players, millions of people worldwide follow tennis as a spectator sport, especially the four Grand Slam tournaments (sometimes referred to as the “majors”): the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open.180px-tennis_court_metric_svg1

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Kit Kat Chocolate

200px-kitkat1A Kit Kat is a confection which was first created by Rowntree Limited of York, England, and now produced worldwide by Nestlé, which acquired Rowntree in 1988,[1] except in the USA where it is made under licence by Hershey’s. Each bar consists of fingers composed of three layers of crème-filled wafer, covered in an outer layer of chocolate. Each finger can be snapped from the bar one at a time.

History

The original four-finger version of this chocolate-covered biscuit bar was developed after a worker at the Rowntree’s factory in York put a suggestion in the suggestion box for a snack that a ‘man could have in his lunch box for work’. It was launched in September 1935 in the UK as Rowntree’s Chocolate Crisp (price: 2d). The two-finger version was launched on May 15, 1936. Rowntree’s Chocolate Crisp was renamed Kit Kat Chocolate Crisp in 1937, and later just Kit Kat after World War II. The name is believed to have come from the Kit-Cat Club, a seventeenth century political club for artists.

The traditional bar has four fingers which each measure approximately 1 cm by 9 cm. The Kit Kat Chunky (known as Big Kat in the U.S.) has one large finger approximately 2.5 cm wide and was introduced in 1999. Kit Kat bars contain varying numbers of fingers depending on the market, ranging from the half-finger sized Kit Kat Petit in Japan to the three-fingered variants in Arabia to the twelve-finger Kit Kat family-size bars in Australia and France. Kit Kat bars are sold either individually or in bags, boxes or multi-packs. In the UK and Canada, Nestlé also produces a Kit Kat ice cream; and in Malaysia, Kit Kat Drumsticks.

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Ronaldinho

200px-ronaldinho061115Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (born March 21, 1980 in Porto Alegre), commonly known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gaúcho,[3] is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Italian Serie A side Milan and the Brazil national team.

Ronaldinho, Portuguese for “Little Ronaldo”, is known in Brazil by the nickname “Gaúcho”, in order to distinguish him from Ronaldo, who was already called “Ronaldinho” in Brazil. Ronaldo simply went by his first name upon his move to Europe, thereby allowing Ronaldinho to drop the “Gaúcho” and remain simply as Ronaldinho. During his early years at Barça he was very much a star player, but his party lifestyle became too much for the management to accept so decided to let him leave to Milan in summer 2008.

He has played for Paris Saint-Germain, and FC Barcelona, with whom he won his first Champions League in 2006. He became a Spanish citizen in January 2007.

Biography and personal life

Ronaldhino was born in the Rio Grande do Sul capital of Porto Alegre. He grew up in a considerably small town where the locals knew him as El Jefe, Portuguese for The Chief. His mother, Miguelina, is a former salesperson who studied to become a nurse. His father, João, was a shipyard worker and footballer for local club Esporte Clube Cruzeiro (not to be confused with Cruzeiro EC).[5] He suffered a fatal heart attack when Ronaldhino was eight. After Ronaldhino’s older brother, Roberto, signed with Grêmio, the family moved to a more affluent home in Porto Alegre, which was a gift from Grêmio to convince Roberto to stay at the club. Roberto’s career was ultimately cut short by injury.

Ronaldhino’s football skills began to blossom at an early age, and he was first given the nickname Ronaldinho because he was often the youngest and the smallest player in youth club matches.[6] He developed an interest in futsal and beach football, which later expanded to organized football. His first brush with the media came at the age of thirteen, when he scored all 23 goals in a 23-0 victory against a local team.[7] Ronaldhinho was identified as a rising star at the 1997 U-17 World Championship in Egypt, in which he scored two goals on penalty kicks.[8][9]

Today Roberto acts as Ronaldhino’s manager, while his sister, Deisi, works as his press coordinator.[10][11] Ronaldinho became a father for the first time on 25 February 2005, after Brazilian dancer Janaína Mendes gave birth to their son, who was named João after Ronaldinho’s late father

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Sonic X

sx-indexDuring a mission to rescue Cream the Rabbit and Cheese the Chao from Dr. Eggman‘s headquarters, Sonic and his friends are caught in an explosion that transports them to what seems to be another dimension. Sonic’s life is eventually saved from drowning by a twelve year old boy named Christopher Thorndyke. Chris lives in a mansion owned by his two celebrity parents with his inventor grandfather. Chris aids Sonic in locating his friends, and it is not long before Dr. Eggman reappears. Sonic and Eggman race to collect all the Chaos Emeralds in the first 26 episodes and eventually, all of the Chaos Emeralds are retrieved and Chaos Control warped parts of their home to Earth (like Angel Island). In the end, Chris’ grandfather invents a portal to send Sonic and everything else from his world back to where they came from. Before he leaves, Chris shuts down the portal leading to Sonic’s world because he does not want Sonic to abandon him like his parents did. Eventually, Chris comes to terms with his feelings and Sonic returns to his own dimension.

At the beginning of the first season, when Sonic and co. are transported to Chris’s world, Sonic’s group gets into trouble with the police and are hiding out in Chris’s house, where only Chris, his grandfather, and their maid and butler know of their existence. Eventually, however, they are accepted as heroes and celebrities, with the entire city knowing about them. The second season features plots based on Sonic Adventure, Sonic Adventure 2, and Sonic Battle.

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Super man

250px-supermanSuperman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero widely considered to be an American cultural icon.[1][2][3][4] Created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian-born artist Joe Shuster in 1932 while both were living in Cleveland, Ohio, and sold to Detective Comics, Inc. in 1938, the character first appeared in Action Comics #1 (June 30, 1938) and subsequently appeared in various radio serials, television programs, films, newspaper strips, and video games. With the success of his adventures, Superman helped to create the superhero genre and establish its primacy within the American comic book.[1] The character’s appearance is distinctive and iconic: a red, blue and yellow costume, complete with cape, like a circus costume, with a stylized “S” shield on his chest.[5][6][7] This shield is now typically used across media to symbolize the character.[8]

The original story of Superman relates that he was born Kal-El on the planet Krypton, before being rocketed to Earth as an infant by his scientist father Jor-El, moments before Krypton’s destruction. Discovered and adopted by a Kansas farmer and his wife, the child is raised as Clark Kent and imbued with a strong moral compass. Very early he started to display superhuman abilities, which upon reaching maturity he resolved to use for the benefit of humanity.

While referred to less than flatteringly as “the big blue Boy Scout” by some of his fellow superheroes,[9] Superman is hailed as “The Man of Steel“, “The Man of Tomorrow“, and “The Last Son of Krypton” by the general public within the comics. As Clark Kent, Superman lives among humans as a “mild-mannered reporter” for the Metropolis newspaper Daily Planet (Daily Star in the earliest stories). There he works alongside reporter Lois Lane, with whom he is romantically linked. This relationship has been consummated by marriage on numerous occasions across various media, and this union is now firmly established within mainstream comics’ continuity.

DC Comics/Warner Bros. slowly expanded the character’s supporting cast, powers, and trappings throughout the years. Superman’s backstory was altered to allow for adventures as Superboy, and other survivors of Krypton were created, including Supergirl and Krypto the Superdog. In addition, Superman has been licensed and adapted into a variety of media, from radio to television and film, perhaps most notably portrayed by Christopher Reeve in Richard Donner‘s Superman: The Movie in 1978, which garnered critical praise and became Warner Bros.‘ most successful feature film of its time. The motion picture Superman Returns was released in 2006, with a performance at the international box office which exceeded expectations.[10] In the seven decades since Superman’s debut, the character has been revamped and updated several times.

A significant overhaul occurred in 1986, when John Byrne revamped and “retconned” the character, reducing Superman’s powers and erasing several characters from the canon, in a move that attracted media attention. Press coverage was again garnered by DC Comics in the 1990s with The Death of Superman, a storyline which saw the character killed and later restored to life.

Superman has fascinated scholars, with cultural theorists, commentators, and critics alike exploring the character’s impact and role in the United States and the rest of the world. Umberto Eco discussed the mythic qualities of the character in the early 1960s, and Larry Niven has pondered the implications of a sexual relationship the character might enjoy with Lois Lane.[11] The character’s ownership has often been the subject of dispute, with Siegel and Shuster twice suing for the return of legal ownership. The copyright is again currently in dispute, with changes in copyright law allowing Siegel’s wife and daughter to claim a share of the copyright, a move DC parent company

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Basket ball

225px-jordan_by_lipofsky_16577basketballBasketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m) high hoop (the goal) under organized rules. Basketball is one of the most popular and widely viewed sports in the world.[1]

Points are scored by shooting the ball through the basket above; the team with more points at the end of the game wins. The ball can be advanced on the court by bouncing it (dribbling) or passing it between teammates. Disruptive physical contact (foul) is not permitted and there are restrictions on how the ball can be handled (violations).

Through time, basketball has developed to involve common techniques of shooting, passing and dribbling, as well as players’ positions, and offensive and defensive structures. Typically, the tallest members of a team will play center or one of two forward positions, while shorter players or those who possess the best ball handling skills and speed, play the guard positions. While competitive basketball is carefully regulated, numerous variations of basketball have developed for casual play. In some countries, basketball is also a popular spectator sport.

While competitive basketball is primarily an indoor sport, played on a basketball court, less regulated variations have become exceedingly popular as an outdoor sport among both inner city and rural groups.

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