Eagle's Nest Week of 6-7-21

Week of 6-7-21

 

School Wide News and Announcements

Last day of school - Half day


June 15

We've made it to the last week of school. Thursday, June 17 is the last day of school and it will be a half day. Students will be dismissed at 11:30 am and buses will leave at 11:45 am. It's been a wonderful year and we hope students enjoy their summer break!

Re-live the iSC Fine Arts Festival Concert Performance


May 28

The iSC Fine Arts Festival Concert was wonderful evening of performances. Please use the following links to view, share and download.

For those in China, click here
For those outside of China, click here
To download a copy, click here

Stay up to date with what is happening at TIS - April to June Calendar


updated April 26

Divisional News

ECC

CORRECTION - ECC Open Field Days (May 29)


updated May.17

With warmer weather, we would like to invite our ECC students to come and play in our field and elementary playground! ECC students may come from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

ECC Parent Visit Days


Apr. 26

Parents may play with our students in the ECC Outdoor Classroom on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:00. Please note the following guidelines:

  • Let your child’s teacher know if you will be coming to visit (via ClassDojo)
  • You do not need to speak English fluently to enjoy spending time with your child at school
  • Leave at 11:00 or when the students line up to go inside
  • If weather does not permit students to go outside, outdoor parent play-time will be cancelled (rain or high AQI)
  • Younger siblings may join with parent supervision
Elementary

Open Field Saturdays


updated May 24

TIS families are invited to come and play at our last Open Field Saturday. More information, including time and guidelines, will be sent home this week.

Dates:
May 29th

Wednesday Lunch


Apr. 26

Parents are welcome to eat with their child during the elementary lunch times on Wednesdays. We are excited to open our cafeteria to parents again. In order to make the process smooth, we ask that you eat with your child at the designated areas only. Parents may use the section to the left of the cafeteria, as you enter through the main doors. We also ask that you bring or purchase food items for your child only. This will help us facilitate a safe and enjoyable lunch experience for all our students.

MS

Spring Trips


updated May 28

May 31-June 4 are Spring Trips. Details have been sent by class trip leaders. Please refer to that communication for questions and contacts. Classes will resume June 7.

Final Exams


May 28

Final Exam Schedules have been distributed to middle school students. Final exams will be on June 11, June 15th, and June 16th. On these days all middle school students will leave campus at 3:30pm.

Check-Out Fair


May 28

Middle School “Check-Out Fair” is June 16th after lunch. Students will return any remaining books, technology devices, sports uniforms, and pay any outstanding lunch card balances or other fines. To avoid any delays, students are encouraged to pay outstanding balances before June 11th.

Leaving students


May 28

Students leaving TIS at the end of this year that will request grade reports are encouraged to contact the Admissions office as soon as possible to request these documents.

HS

Spring Trips


May 28

May 31-June 4 are Spring Trips. Details have been sent by class trip leaders. Please refer to that communication for questions and contacts. Classes will resume June 7.

Final Exams


May 28

Seniors needing final exams will have them on June 7th as assigned.

Senior Check-Out


May 28

Senior students will be able to check-out from June 7th - June 9th

Awards Ceremony


May 7

High School parents are invited and strongly encouraged to attend our annual TIS High School Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 24, starting at 1:20pm. This is an important time to celebrate student efforts and successes throughout the year. We hope you can make it! The event should last about one hour.

2021 Tianjin International School Science Fair


Apr. 1

The 2021 TIS Science Fair season has begun! This year’s Science Fair will be held on the morning of Friday Nov. 26th. Consistently those teams which have placed in the top 3 for the TIS Science Fair have started researching and planning for their projects before the summer break so interested students should contact Mr. Lundy at this email address: john.lundy@tiseagles.com as soon as possible.

Students who contact Mr. Lundy will be added to the new TIS Canvas Science Fair page which has the instructions for registration (open now, closes August 31st after this no new projects will be accepted), important forms and rules, some information about past projects and resources for finding science fair ideas!

Two important things to keep in mind:
1: Projects must be ORIGINAL.
2: Teams may not be larger than 3 students

College and Career

Essay writing webinar


May. 21

Junior students have been invited to join Mrs. Fagerland at school from 7- 8 a.m on Wednesday and Friday of this week to participate in an essay writing webinar put on by Ethan Sawyer of the collegeessayguy.com website. The webinar is aimed at juniors, however sophomore students who have an interest could come.

Students should let Mrs. Fagerland know by Monday May 24th, if they would like to join. Here is the information of topics covered.

College Essay & Application Kick-off
Part 1: How to Write an Outstanding Personal Statement
May 25th, 4pm-5:00pm PT (7pm-8:00pm ET)
On this session, I’ll cover:

  • The Purpose of the Personal Statement (i.e., What Colleges Are Looking for)
  • Two Fun Ways to Find Your Personal Statement Topic
  • How (and Why) to Show Your Core Values
  • Two Successful Personal Statement Examples
  • Topics to Potentially Avoid
  • Q&A (I'll Answer Pretty Much Any Question You Have)

Part 2: How to Create an Outstanding College Application
May 27th, 4pm-5:00pm PT (7pm-8:00pm ET)

  • A Sane College Application Timeline
  • The Importance of Finding and Showing Your Core Values (Again)
  • The Other Essential Parts of Your College Application
  • Tips for Creating a Great Activities List
  • How to Make Use of the Additional Info Section
  • How (and When) to Address Covid in Your Application
  • Q&A
Athletics

ISCOT Track and Field


May 21

This past Monday grades 3-7 had fun participating in the ISCOT track and field event. Everyone had fun and gave great effort.

Some notable performances:
Madelyn Hoffman (G.6) was the first female in her class to cross the finish line in the 800m, with a time of 2:55.
Micah Carman was the first boy in his heat to cross the finish line in the 800m, with a time of 2:52.
Sean Cho was the first boy in his heat to cross the finish line in the 400m, with a time of 1:24.

Nice job everyone!

Health Office

Required Vaccinations 2021 - 2022


May 28

Please take the time to review the school's vaccine requirements for 2021-2022, and if needed, arrange for you child to have any required shots over the summer break.
2021 - 2022 Required Vaccination Letter.pdf

PTO

Parents at TIS, feel free to drop into the new PTO parent lounge any time you like!

The newly decorated PTO parent lounge is open to all TIS parents. Whether you are here for PTO Wednesdays, waiting to pick up your kids, or just wanting to chat with other parents, the PTO parent lounge is open for you! We can't wait to see our parents having a chat and drinking a cup of coffee in the lounge.

For more information on the PTO parent lounge or other PTO initiatives, contact us at PTO@tiseagles.com.

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