ISY Elementary Blog
Elementary Update – January 10th
Sandy Sheppard, Elementary School Principal
Welcome back to school and happy New Year. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday. A special welcome to all our new families, it is wonderful to have you here with us. As always there are lots of exciting events coming up. Make sure you read this blog every week so you don’t miss anything.
We hope you can all attend the Parent Association event on the 18th of January – ‘Community BBQ and Pool Party’. Tickets are available at the ISY Business Office.
Thank you to everyone who attended our community breakfast this morning it was lovely to see you all.
See information below on the Color Run 2020 that is being organized by our very own Girl Up Secondary School group. You can see the posters below on display around the school and on our TV screens.
18th January – Parent Association BBQ and Pool Party
25th January – Nay Pyi Taw Open House
25th January – Color Run – 8:00 am (see information below)
7th February – Reports go home
12th February – No school
15th February – International Day
See the poster below shared by Starfish Lane Kids in Qatar that shows excellent ways to ask your children questions about their school day.
INTERNATIONAL DAY INFORMATION
International day takes place on the 15th of February. Each country has a country coordinator that will be sharing information. There is also a separate post on this which can be read here.
There will be a cultural show on the day with performances by students. Each act should be no longer than 3 minutes in length and ideally be a group piece involving several students. To participate in the cultural show, please sign-up here by Friday, January 24.
There are a limited number of spaces and signing up does not automatically mean your child will be performing. You will get an email notice after January 24 if the act has been approved.
There is a mandatory dress rehearsal the day before the cultural show, Fri, Feb 14 for all participating groups. It will be after school.
There will also be a Parade of Nations where students will walk with their flags. If a student would like to walk with a country other than their noted nationality in Powerschool, please email Communications Associate, Ivy Kuhn by Friday, January 24. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Our United World Schools After School Activiy group is organizing a book drive – see information below:
WANTED BOOKS FOR KIDS
Collection to give books to Wan Kaung School library (UWS school project)
Book donations in English and Myanmar language (easy books)
By January 23rd
Putting books in the boxes at the front entrance near the office or in front of Ms. Judy’s room
Please support this book drive!
Color Run Information
Previous Elementary School Posts
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The International School Yangon
20 Shwe Taungyar Street
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