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Summer Academy and ASA updates from the Athletics office at ISY.
I hope things have been going well over the past days for you and your families. Please let us know if you have any questions about virtual learning.
It is Spirit Week at ISY next week so be sure to check the schedule so you know what to wear. See what’s been going on for Freedom Day. and Grade 4 getting involved in weaving.
News about the Summer Academy programs, sports programs, and a SEASAC party.
The Summer Academies Program has now been cancelled to allow people to make other plans. For questions contact Lisa Isom.
This week ISY celebrated My Freedom Day which is acknowledged worldwide on March 11, 2020. Our grade 9 students, after researching and understanding how Modern slavery impacts us today, shared their knowledge with others. It was a powerful opportunity with students teaching students.
I hope to see many of you tonight at the ISY Gala and also at the Family Fun Evening tomorrow.
News about Session 3 After School Activities, Middle School Soccer Results and the Elementary School Fun Day
Join the fun on Saturday March 7th between 5pm and 7pm for the ISY Family Fun Night in support of the United World Schools project and the school in Wan Kaung.
Congratulations to our ISY Chinthes for winning first place in the YAC Basketball Tournament on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Both games were close through all the quarters and filled with passion and determination. Thank you to all those who came and cheered on our Chinthes
Session 3 ASA packet, SEASAC athlete party, new Zumba and yoga classes, as well as COVID-19 update.
News about upcoming events including the Field Day and Family Fun Night. Monday March 2nd is a holiday There will be no school on this day.
This evening the campus will be filled with life as we enjoy this year’s secondary theatre production of Alice in Wonderland: Join us tonight or tomorrow at ISY for our secondary production of Alice in Wonderland which starts at 6:00 PM. Tickets will be sold at the door
This weeks blogs highlights International Day and other new activities on campus. Read it now for information on upcoming events.
ES Fun Day update, ASAs, and athletics information for the next week.
Find out all about the UWS sponsor a child program and get reports about the first student visit to the village of Wan Kaung. Also find out how you can help with the next UWS fundraiser.
Happy Valentine’s day. May your weekend be filled with love and laughter. Talking of love and laughter we look forward to seeing you all at International Day on Saturday, February 15, 2020.
Season 3 practice schedules, Weekend Events, and ASA update.
We look forward to seeing you all tomorrow at International Day. This event is one of the highlights of the year and truly celebrates our diversity here at ISY.
This past week our secondary students celebrated the accomplishments of our service-learning groups. Their passion and dedication was evident through their achievements. Students who participated in the Wan Kang visit updated the student body on the new school. They were able to share pictures and stories that will inspire others to help make a difference.
Report cards went live today on Power School. Please contact the Elementary Office if you have problems accessing the reports.
SEASAC update, holiday pool hours, weekly scores, and weekly schedule.
Dr. Hedger is here again featuring in a podcast from the Seraj Training Centre based out of Doha. This time his theme is passion in education. You can view the full video here.
Don’t forget movie night tonight . This week we celebrated Chinese New Year. Check out this blog for all the fun events in the Elementary School and important reminders.
Secondary School semester 1 report cards are available in PowerSchool. Please take the time to review your child’s progress.
More information about the week ahead can be read in this week’s blog post.
What is the Coronavirus and what precautions can be taken to minimise the risk of infection? Find out what it is and how best to prevent it.
In an effort to be in touch with more ISY alumni, we have started an ISY alumni newsletter. Read the latest news about what’s happening at ISY and how alumni are getting involved.
Olympiad Update, ISY Takes City-Wide Basketball Tournament, Robotics Competition in Nay Pyi Taw, and Color Run this Weekend.
Olympiad: “The Greatest Day of the School Year” The campus was filled with energy, compassion and team work as we enjoyed a spirited morning.
We have had a wonderful week at ISY. Please read this blog for important updates, events, reminders and information celebrating our many events.
A busy week of learning at ISY with lots of events on the horizon. Check out the blog for more information.
We have an exciting weekend in store for us as ISY Basketball teams will be competing in a tournament in our SAS gym. Please come and cheer on our Chinthes.
ISY is now accepting nominations for the ISY Annual Community Service Award recognizing a person engaged in being a force for positive change.
ISY has been nominated as one of two schools to win the International School Leader award for Strategic Leadership! The winner to be announced on January 20th.
“Duel in the Pool” results, badminton update, HS basketball and MS soccer schedules.
Welcome back, we hope you had a wonderful holiday. Welcome to all our new families.
An all-school event to celebrate culture, diversity and global citizenship community at ISY. This year the event is Sat, February 15 at 4pm at ISY.
Happy New Year and welcome back. It has been wonderful hearing about all the family adventures that took place over the holiday and great to see new parents at today’s Community breakfast.
Check out our Zumba instructors on “Dancing with the Stars” and sign up for the 2nd session of Burmese language classes and community yoga!
The new year is always a good time for reflection on what we’ve been doing to make a positive difference in our own lives and in the lives of others. As well, it’s a good time to step back, look ahead to any changes or resolutions we would like to make for the new year.
Season 2 athletics update, MS soccer registration, fitness room update, and athletic schedule for the week.
Christmas time is here!! I’m sure you’re all very excited to be celebrating the festive season. I know you will agree that your children along with our wonderful teaching staff deserve a well-earned break – they have been superstars this year to date.
Happy Holidays. I hope you all have a restful and enjoyable holiday. We look forward to seeing in the new year on January 6, 2020.
Winter Break facilities schedules, as well as ASA changes for the week, swim team holiday training, and a quick Athletics update.
Next week will be filled with excitement as our High School Students depart for their Week-Without-Walls adventure and our Middle School Students prepare for their Learning Journey and STEM fair on December 13, 2019
The holiday season is upon us here at ISY and next week we have many festive celebrations happening. The big event is our annual Winter Concert, we hope to see you all there. See you tomorrow at the sports-a-thon.
SEASAC Cross Country news along with information about the swimming lesson program and the Saturday Power Soccer schedule. Finally Volleyball and Basketball games still coming.
Happy Thanksgiving Holiday. I hope you are all able to spend time with family and enjoy our great weather,
We wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend. I hope you find many things to be thankful for. Remember to check the upcoming dates for all the wonderful upcoming school events. We have so much to celebrate and to be thankful for.
Lon McCollum, an ISY former Theory of Knowledge teacher, Psychology teacher and coach passed away recently. He taught from 2003-2008 at ISY and was highly respected by the ISY community.
After School Activities begin today. Find out all about the Golf tournament we hosted and how our soccer players did at the end of the YAC season as well as how our swimmers did in Phnom Pen.
This week the secondary school hosted Parent- Teacher Conferences in a new format. Thank you for being courageous and trusting that the new process had potential to be a huge success.
Thank you to all the parents who attended our Parent/Teacher conferences. Please remember you do not have to wait for conferences to speak to a teacher about your child’s progress. You can make appointments via the Elementary School office. Upcoming we have concerts, sports fun and holiday cheer.
The latest news from the village of Wan Kaung and the United World Schools project including a visit from the organization to ISY and the upcoming Sports-a-thon.
The Annual Tradition of giving back to the Custodial, Security and Maintenance teams at ISY who do so much everyday to make all our lives cleaner, safer and in good working order.
It’s back! The United World Schools Sport-a-thon fundraising event will take place on Saturday 7th December. Come along and cheer on ISY students performing sponsored activities to raise money for UWS.
A big week for the Athletics department this weeks as the session 2 After School Activities Program opens and ISY hosts the SEASAC Golf competition as well as a host of other activities.
The week in Secondary School. Information about Family Fun Fair, grade 10 IB information session, after school activities and the upcoming parent/teacher conferences.
Read the blog today to learn more about accessing your child’s progress reports and how to sign up for parent conferences. We look forward to seeing you all tomorrow at the Family Fun Fair.
Learn all about the beginners swim program, the ISY mother tongue program and also the new Season’s sports schedule.
The latest from the Athletics department including SEASAC results from the Soccer and Volleyball Championships and all the latest that’s coming up.
The week in Secondary School. Information about the Week Without Walls trips, the Family Fun Fair and the upcoming parent/teacher conferences.
Another busy week here in the Elementary School. Busy with professional development. with Linda Henke working with our early years teachers/teaching assistants on Reggio Emilia and coming up over the next few days we have Adaptive Schools training.
All the latest in the run up to the SEASAC Football and Volleyball. Latest news on getting your Elementary Jersey’s and a whole load more.
This coming week we have Linda Henke a Reggio Emilia Early Years expert in school all week working with our early years teams. We also have our school architect, Alan Higgs with us for three days.
Report cards and MAP results, the weeks events including a talk on breast cancer and helping students in a stress-filled world.
Find out all the latest regarding ASAs for session 2, yoga classes, sports schedules and how to purchase your ES ISY Sports Shirts.
This week our campus has been busy with volleyball, soccer, and basketball. We encourage parents to join us for these games and help us cheer on our Chinthes.
This weeks news about the Literacy event, a Mangrove talk and prep for Halloween among some other great initiatives in the Elementary School.
The latest from the Athletics department for the week beginning Oct 21. Yoga Update, Swim Clinic Reminder and all the games from ES to HS.
I hope you have an enjoyable and restful October break. As we get ready to go on our October holiday our middle school students are in the process of returning from their week without walls adventures.
Thank you to all the parents who helped some of our classes celebrate the Thadingyut Light Festival. This post has news of upcoming events after the holiday
Service learning is really beginning to take shape at ISY. Students are becoming more and more familiar with the 5 stages of service learning which are: Investigation, Preparation, Action, Reflection, and Demonstration.
The latest from the Athletics department for the week beginning Oct 7. Tournament Successes, Pool and Fitness Room opening times for the holiday.
In dictionaries, curriculum is often defined as the subjects comprising a course of study in a school or college. In this sense, ISY’s curriculum is very similar, if not identical, to other well established, high performing international schools around the world.
Dear all, Another busy week here in the Elementary School. This week Grade 5 went on a field trip, we had a Math evening for parents and PreK parents organized a celebration for the upcoming special Thidingyut Celebration.
As we just finished the 2019 college fair, and a number of our seniors are preparing their college applications I wanted to remind everyone of our ongoing success.
Next week, ISY’s middle school students will be participating in Week without walls adventures. The campus will be quiet without our Middle School students. More information regarding WWW can be found here.
The latest from the Athletics department for the week beginning Sept 30. Tournament Successes, Swim time updates and much more.
Dear Parents, This weekend the campus will be full of life with our middle school basketball tournament. Followed by our high school volleyball tournament on Monday and Tuesday. Please join us in cheering on our Chinthes.
The teachers enjoyed the Compassion Conference on Friday. They were able to learn not only new ideas but be inspired by our keynote speaker, Wilma Derksen. I hope that many of you were also able to attend Wilma’s parent talk this week.
This past July, 4 ISY students, Steven, Haein, Gautam, and Crystal [Class of 2022] headed to Melbourne, Australia to compete in the Junior World Math Competition for the first time in ISY history.
The latest from the Athletics department for the week beginning Sept 23. Book club, YAC tournamant schedule, results and more.
This week on Wednesday I visited the ISY Nay Pyi Taw campus where there are lots of fabulous things happening.
At ISY we continue enjoying our learning.
Secondary Principal's BlogSeptember 20 UpdateChristina Powers, Secondary School PrincipalDear Parents, This upcoming week there are many activities for you to be aware of. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the secondary office....
It seemed that the rain this week purposely chose to come down at break and dismissal times. The rain never hampers our fun here at ISY though and in between the rain we had lots of creative fun outdoors this week (see pictures below).
If your child is in middle school please make sure to complete the WWW trip preparation forms that were emailed to you on Thursday. If you need help, please contact the secondary office.
There is a great deal going on this upcoming week.
The Community in Action service learning group is having a flood drive, where materials including; soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, mosquito nets, blankets and basic English and Burmese books are to be collected school-wide.
ISY will be hosting a ‘Compassion Conference’ as part of a professional development program for teachers. In line with ISY’s mission that we are a community of compassionate global citizens, compassion is a very important topic at ISY.
MS Boys & Girls Basketball
It was great to get our Middle School Basketball season rolling this past Friday night, September 6th. The girls’ A&B teams played at home while the boys’ teams traveled to ILBC for their season opener.
ISY Service Learning BlogService Learning Blog - September 9thTodd Davis, Service Learning CoordinatorService Learning Update Service Learning groups have been very active their first couple of meetings and are mostly investigating their chosen interests for...
The philosophy of ISY is to be both a school and a community center for its families and faculty. By offering activities and courses for adults, we are aligning with ISY’s vision of developing lifelong learners. With that in mind, we are excited to announce a few opportunities for Community Education this fall.
Dear Parents, It has been another fantastic week at ISY. We have really settled into the school year and we look forward to sharing with you all the wonderful things that are happening in our classrooms over the coming weeks.
Next week, we will start MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) testing in the Secondary School (Grades 6 to 9). MAP assessments are online adaptive assessments that provide useful data in developing a fair and accurate assessment of a student’s academic achievement and growth.
The Season is in Full Swing
I hope everyone enjoyed a relaxing 3-day weekend. As we head into the second week of ASAs and the official start of YAC MS Basketball and HS Volleyball seasons, I want to give a shout out to our boys’ and girls’ volleyball teams.
Thank you for attending Back to School Night. I hope you enjoyed the evening and had the opportunity to learn more about your child’s classes. Please let us know if you have any feedback to improve the evening.
Thank you for the great turn out at the Back to School event this week. We appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedules to join us. A good home and school connection is so important for student learning.
Dear ISY Community,
Welcome to the first day of Session 1 ASAs! There are many activities on offer this session and teachers are ready to get started. Please check your child’s Power School account for a complete list of their activities. If there is a fee associated with your child’s ASA, please make sure to pay at the Business Office before Friday, September 6th.
We look forward to having you join us for Back to School Night on Thursday, August 29, 2019, starting at 5:30 PM. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for you to get to know your child’s teacher and to better understand class expectations.
This has been a wonderful first full week at ISY. The students have settled into their classrooms an are enjoying school life. In particular the new playground is proving to be very popular.
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