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Update on the 30th OSA International Convention
on Jun 19 2024
Dear All,
As a follow up to my last circular Issue # 198, about the 30th OSA International Convention, dated May 1, 2024, here are some more details:
The Convention will commence on Saturday July 6, 2024, with the OSA General Assembly at the BHS Meeting House.
The day will start off at 11:00 am at the BHS Main Drive where we will all meet up to reconnect with friends and former classmates while enjoying a delicious Man’oushi breakfast and some refreshments. This will be followed by the OSA General Assembly at the Meeting House.
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Man'oushi Breakfast at BHS Main Drive
11:45 AM - 11:50 AM Opening Ceremony by BR1 Scouts
11:50 AM - 11:55 AM Traditional Group Photo
11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Proceed to the Meeting House
12:00 PM - 12:05 PM Lebanese National Anthem and the School Song
12:05 PM - 12:15 PM Welcome Note - Mr. Nazih Khattar, OSA President
12:15 PM - 12:20 PM OSA Financial Report - Mrs. Emily Salem '82, OSA Treasurer
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM BHS Update - Mr. David Gray, School Principal
12:30 PM - 12:35 PM LP Valedictorian - Miss Catherine Abi Karam '24
12:35 PM - 12:40 PM IB Valedictorian - Mr. Toufic Youssef '24
12:40 PM - 12:45 PM IP Valedictorian - Miss Joey Badr '24
12:45 PM - 12:55 PM A Word from Class of '74 : Dr. Miguel Abboud '74
12:55 PM - 1:05 PM A Word from Class of '99 : Ms. Loulou Khazen '99
1:05 PM - 1:20 PM Presentation of the 50th and 25th Graduation Certificates
1:20 PM - 1:30 PM Video Collage, Open Discussion and Q & A
1:30 PM End of General Assembly
We urge all to attend the General Assembly to hear about the latest news from the OSA and BHS as well as listen to riveting speeches by our speakers, including this year’s guest speakers Dr. Miguel Abboud ’74 and Ms. Loulou Khazen ’99.
During the General Assembly, we will be honouring attending members of the Class of ’74 and the Class of ’99 for their 50th and 25th Graduation Anniversaries from BHS respectively. If you are a member of these classes and still haven’t confirmed your attendance, please contact the OSA office at [email protected] or call us at + 961 24 862 368 or + 961 76 070 866 to confirm your spot.
Saturday night, join us for a fabulous dinner at Al Bustan Hotel in Beit Mery.
Be there starting 8:00 pm for some welcome drinks followed by a seated dinner with delicious food and an open premium bar. 8e Art will be providing amazing entertainment throughout the night, so get ready to party, and have a wonderful time with old friends and new acquaintances.
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Tickets for the dinner are 65 USD per person and can be purchased at the OSA Office in Brummana.
Please book your spots by Friday June 28 so we can get a final headcount (for more info, please send an email to [email protected] or call us at + 961 24 862 368 or + 961 76 070 866)
The 30th OSA International Convention will culminate in a fun-packed Sports Day on Sunday July 7, starting 10:00 am at the BHS Basketball court. The day will be filled with fun activities including football, basketball, table tennis, backgammon, swimming and other sports activities.
After the games, we will all head to the BHS cafeteria for a traditional lunch of delicious food options like the famous BHS Fassoulya & Rice (Beans & Rice) , tasty Moujaddara and salad and other delicacies that will remind you of your fondest school memories.
The Sports Day is open to all Old Scholars, their friends and family, so be many and wear your Rizkallah, Wald and Little house colors!
We are looking forward to seeing you all!
I Serve,
Nazih Khattar ‘66

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