Eagle's Nest Week of 01-17-22

Week of 01-17-22

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School Wide News and Announcements

IMPORTANT: School Calendar changes


Jan. 21

Friday, January 28 - Since we are off campus China Day will not be happening. Friday will be a normal day of school for all students.
Wednesday, March 8 - This day was originally scheduled as a half-day of school, but will now be a full day of school.

Chinese New Year with ISC Academy


Jan. 18

ISC Academy will be celebrating Chinese New Year with our online community on Friday, Jan. 28, from 20:00-21:30 (Beijing time).

The event will be held in both Chinese and English.

As part of the program, we'll have student performances, play games, tour traditional New Years customs around China, and hold a "HongBao" lottery for students to win prizes!

Participants only need to scan the QR code with their phone to participate. You can also join via the Zoom link and meeting number here:

https://ldiglobal.zoom.us/j/85672462753
856 7246 2753

 
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Summer Service Trip: Yunnan


Jan. 14

For high school students who are interested, please remember to apply by scanning the QR code.

 
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Travel Advice and Protocols


Dec. 10

Due to the recent domestic COVID-19 situation, the Tianjin Municipal Education Committee and the Municipal Education Working Committee are addressing school regulations and protocols. Please take the time to read through the guidelines and protocols below.

  • DO NOT leave Tianjin, if not necessary. If you need to leave Tianjin, you must report your destination and return date to the school. Please connect with one of our liaisons with this information.
  • If you are travelling, please ensure you:
    • carry sufficient protective supplies during the journey
    • pay close attention to personal hygiene
    • maintain social distancing, and
    • actively cooperate with health monitoring staff working in public transportation areas and epidemic prevention management.
  • DO NOT go to medium to high-risk areas. Those returning to Tianjin from counties, cities, and districts that are medium or high-risk areas will need home quarantine for 14 days. A COVID test with a negative test result will be required after the quarantine period and before a return to campus is permitted.
  • According to the requirements of the Municipal Prevention and Control Bureau, persons returning to Tianjin from low-risk areas must obtain a negative COVID test within 48 hours of their return. Only when a negative COVID test is obtained will a return to campus be permitted.
  • Due to the uncertainty of the current COVID-19 situation, those who will travel should be prepared for home quarantine.
  • Anyone who has been to infected areas identified by the Municipal Prevention and Control Bureau, has residence history in those areas, or has a connection with infected person/s shall follow the guidelines and protocols set in accordance by local authorities of Tianjin.
  • If you have left and returned to Tianjin, a 14-day body temperature record should be logged and reported to the school.

If you have any questions, please contact the school.

Divisional News

Middle School

The second week of online learning


Jan. 21

We’ve made it through a second week of online learning! I celebrate all the efforts made by students and teachers who have worked diligently to continue instruction over the last two weeks. You have all transitioned well and I am impressed by the connection between students and their teachers.

If any student feels they are disconnected or need more support, please do not hesitate to contact a teacher directly, your advisory teacher, or Mrs. Kitty Rong.

Congratulations to Yeso Kim


Jan. 21

It is my pleasure to announce that Yeso Kim earned a Gold Award in the Ocean Awareness Competition (2021) in the Art category competing with over 6,000 global students. You can view and learn more about her winning submission here.

Knowledge Bowl 2022


Jan. 21

This year’s House Knowledge Bowl is on Wednesday, January 26 and begins at 11:30 a.m. right after classes. Students, in house teams, have been studying about the Winter Olympics and will be quizzed on their Olympic knowledge in small groups. The winning House earns the bragging rights as the Knowledge Bowl Winners for an entire year.

This is the first time attempting the challenge online. Students will be using Kahoot! and Zoom applications. They will get links from their House leaders (if they haven’t already received them) and can contact their House teachers or Mr. Chen for help if needed. The activity should last about 1 hour.

Advisory


Jan. 21

During these uncertain times, Advisory becomes an important part in a student schedule. Advisory is a time for students to share their stories and to be connected. Teachers may also use the time for conferences focused on academic or social development. Middle school continues to have Advisory twice a week. If you see your child is struggling, please contact their advisory teacher or Ms. Kitty Rong for support!

Friday, January 28 - full day of school


Jan. 21

Please note January 28 will be a full day (White day) schedule. Our New Year holiday will start on January 29. School will begin on February 14.

Spring Play


Jan. 21

Students have spent the last couple weeks beginning to practice for this Spring’s play. I am excited to have so many students interested in helping on stage and behind the scenes in what will be a very entertaining show!

High School

The second week of online learning


Jan. 21

We’ve made it through a second week of online learning! I celebrate all the efforts made by students and teachers who have worked diligently to continue instruction over the last two weeks. You have all transitioned well and I am impressed by the connection between students and their teachers.

If any student feels they are disconnected or need more support, please do not hesitate to contact a teacher directly, your advisory teacher, or Mrs. Kitty Rong.

Advisory


Jan. 21

High school advisories have been meeting to support students, allowing them a non-structured time to visit and share their stories. Students are encouraged to share during the time. Teachers may also use the time for academic counseling. If more support is needed in addition to this, please contact Ms. Kitty Rong or your child’s Advisory teacher directly.

Friday, January 28 - full day of school


Jan. 21

Please note January 28 will be a full day (White day) schedule. Our New Year holiday will start on January 29. School will begin on February 14.

Soccer Season


Jan. 21

The Spring soccer season will begin the week of February 14. Students are advised to watch for email communications about team tryouts and joining the team.

Spring Play


Jan. 21

Students have spent the last couple weeks beginning to practice for this Spring’s play. I am excited to have so many students interested in helping on stage and behind the scenes in what will be a very entertaining show!

College and Career

Senior Parent Meeting


Jan. 21

During this meeting, Mr. Delzer and Mrs. Cotton will go through important dates and information for the end of the year. Please find the details below.

Who: Parents of all 2022 Seniors
When: Tuesday, January 25 @ 1pm

Please check your emails for Zoom meeting details.

Business English


Jan. 21

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(photo cred: www.linguaholic.com)

For those of you wanting to prepare for emails or business language, the video below gives commonly used phrases and appropriate business language greetings. This video is EXCELLENT for those interested in a business field.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkmAhUtoyDw

College Essay


Jan. 21

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(photo cred: www.collegeessayguy.com)

For those of you preparing college applications, here is a free resource on how to compose a well-written and thought out essay.
https://www.collegeessayguy.com/college-essay-resources

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