ISY Elementary Blog

Elementary Update – February 14th, 2020

Sandy Sheppard, Elementary School Principal

Dear all,

 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.

See you tomorrow! 


We have lots of important events coming up:


15th February – International Day – 3:15 PM students to arrive, 4:00 PM parade starts

21st/22nd February – Alice in Wonderland 6:00 PM, tickets 5,000 kyat

2nd March – No school

6th March – Elementary Field Days

6th March – Gala

7th March – Family Fun Night

13th – 17th April – Holiday



Interested in an evening packed with lots of family fun?  Join us on Saturday, March 7th from 5:00-7:00 for the UWS Family Fun Night.  The evening includes activities for everyone, field sports, sumo wrestling, karaoke, Escape Rooms, water play and food!  All money raised goes to support of UWS Wan Kaung School!  The entrance fee donation is 15,000 Kyat per family and some activities will require an additional cost.  It’s a great time for a great cause.  See you there!
Bring your ID
Please remember to bring your ISY ID with you on the international day as the turnstiles will be in use.
Bring a Water Bottle
Please note that there will be plenty of water stations available so we encourage everyone to bring reusable water bottles.  We are discouraging any use of plastic single use water bottles.
School Play (21st and 22nd Feb)
Two other upcoming events are the Annual ISY production which this year will be an adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.  This will be taking place on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd of February from 6pm on both nights.  Tickets will be on sale at International Day.
The ISY Gala (6th March)
The 4th Annual ISY Gala will take place on Friday, March 6th at the Sule Shangri-La Hotel.  We are re-opening early bird tickets prices for International Day only.  This is $50 per ticket or $480 for a table of 10.  You can buy your tickets from a ticket booth on the day.


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Elementary School Blog – May 22nd, 2020

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ISY Elementary School Blog – 15th May – 2020

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