Eagle's Nest Week of 02-14-22

Week of 02-14-22

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School Wide News and Announcements

Important Announcement


Feb. 18

On-campus learning will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 23.

To prepare for our return to campus, please kindly scan and complete the "Return to School" form by Tuesday, Feb. 22, 9:00 a.m. It is essential that every family completes this form.

If your child has traveled outside of Tianjin within 14 days of returning to campus, please pay special attention to the "IMPORTANT" note in the form.

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Travel Advice and Protocols


Feb. 18

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

Elementary

Decorate Miss Barsalou's Office


Feb. 18

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Middle School

Mid-Quarter Reports and Student-Led Conferences


Feb. 18

We have come to the middle of our 3rd quarter. Please sit with your child to discuss their PowerSchool grades, review any comments teachers provided, and consider how continued growth can be made. At the end of the 3rd quarter, our second round of Student Led Conferences will occur. Students will prepare a portfolio to show their growth and present it at home or school, depending on what most supports them on April 13th.

Preparation for Back to In-person Instruction


Feb. 18

Transitioning back to in-person instruction can be challenging for students. Students are encouraged to start sleeping earlier, getting up in the morning earlier, and preparing their learning materials and technology for return to campus. Those with outstanding assignments should make appointments with their teachers during recess or after school to complete the work as soon as possible.

AP Research Students


Feb. 18

Our high school AP Research students are working toward the successful completion of their course, and many are collecting data. To do this, some are requesting student help. Know that they may reach out to students with surveys about their research question and have been working with a teacher and review board to verify their methods are sound. Thank you for helping them in the completion of their research and class projects.

High School

TIS Scholar Award


Feb. 18

10th-grade students will have a TIS Scholar Award meeting during their advisory time on Monday, February 21, where they will hear about the award program and application process. The meeting will be followed by an email and digital application due Monday, February 28, at 3:30 pm. Applications submitted late will not be considered, so students are encouraged to submit their applications early.

PSAT-10 test


Feb. 18

Note that the 10th grade PSAT-10 test will be rescheduled to March 2. All 10th-grade students take this test. See the guidance counselor page for more information.

Sichuan Science Fair


Feb. 18

The Sichuan Science Fair began Friday, February 18. TIS students participated (virtually) in this event on Friday and Saturday. The event included a presentation of their project to several judges and some presentations, and the awards ceremony. Stay tuned to see if any TIS students win!

AP Research Students


Feb. 18

Our high school AP Research students are working toward the successful completion of their course, and many are collecting data. To do this, some are requesting student help. Know that they may reach out to students with surveys about their research question and have been working with a teacher and review board to verify their methods are sound. Thank you for helping them in the completion of their research and class projects.

College and Career

PSAT 10


Feb. 18

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10th Grade: We will be administering the PSAT10 Wednesday March 2. This is your first step to prepare for the SAT exam. Please follow this link to learn more about this exam and how it helps you prepare.
https://parents.collegeboard.org/college-board-programs/psat-10

Western University Webinar


Feb. 18

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This webinar will provide an overview on U.S. higher education opportunities and explain how students and their families can find financial aid options to help pay for an undergraduate degree in the U.S.
https://collegeboard.zoom.us/webinar/register/7616439277971/WN_J87ZjVDcSu25jBtOwL6Qrw

Athletics

Season 3 Sports (HS Soccer and MS Basketball)


Feb. 18

Season 3 will begin when on-campus learning is resumed. Players who have signed up for Season 3 sport will receive notification of when the first day of sport will begin.

Season 3 Coaches


Feb. 18

HS Soccer: Mr. Heimer, Mr. Barta, Mr. Bao (boys), Ms. H. Kim, Ms. Russel (girls)
MS Basketball: Mr. Chen, Mr. Emerson (boys), Mr. Keegan, Ms. Rong, Ms. Wang (girls)

You may contact Mr. Heimer, chad.heimer@tiseagles.com, if you have any questions regarding season 3 sport.

Lunch Menus

 

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