American Independence Day is observed on July 4 and is also called the Fourth of July. The date marks the annual celebration of nationhood in the United States. The day commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in 1776. This year marks the 245th anniversary of the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from British colonial rule.
In order to foster international mindedness in the minds of the PYP students of the IB World School, Akal Academy Baru Sahib observed the day with a special assembly where a brief talk on the importance of the day, choreography by little ones and singing of the American National Anthem were held.