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Middle School Spring Concert Bussing

English Preparatory Summer School 2018 – Hosted by TIS

TIS will be hosting an English Preparatory Summer School on July 5 – 26, 2018. Please see the brochures below for details.

If you have friends or relatives with children who would like to improve academic English, please pass the brochures along to them. For registration, please scan the QR code on the brochure.

 

PTO Year End Tea

Annual Fun Run/BBQ Event

We are excited to hold the Annual Fun Run/BBQ event again this year on Wednesday, May 30th.  Please mark your calendars and make plans to come. This is an annual fundraiser for our Service Trip students who will be going to Chang Bai Shan and Yunnan this year.  

Tickets will be purchased for ECC and Elementary students out of their classrooms.  A letter will go home with ECC and Elementary students this Friday, May 4th. Mr. Strong will send an email to all secondary students explaining the way that they should purchase their tickets.

Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, May 30th:

  • 3:50 – ECC Run – 2 Laps around the track
  • 4:00 – 4:30 – 2K Race
  • 4:30 – 5:45 – Eat BBQ on half of the soccer Field
  • 4:30 – 5:30 – Water Stations on the other half of the Soccer Field
  • 5:00 – 6:00 – Climbing Wall Opened
  • 5:45 – 6:20 – Clean Up
  • 6:30 – Busses Leave

The deadline for purchasing tickets for ECC and Elementary students through their classroom is on Wednesday, May 16th.  The deadline for all secondary students and the greater school community to purchase tickets is Friday, May 18th.

Tickets will be sold at the front desk of the TIS lobby until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 18th.  

 

Middle School Spring Play

On May 17th and 18th, travel back in time with us to the 1920s for a hilarious night of comedy and suspense at the Reef Mansion! Ten strangers have arrived on an isolated island off the coast of England. Each of them appears to have an invitation from Mr. Reef inviting them to a weekend party. But when they arrive the host is nowhere to be found, but he has left an ominous recording. As the mystery unfolds the guests quickly realized they may not survive the weekend! You won’t want to miss this exciting production!

 

 

Elementary Spring Play Video

 

Weekly AQI/PM2.5 Readings

  • Outside Average Reading =  155 / 65
  • Inside Average Reading =  10 /  2

Click the links below to View and Download Full-Sized Photos for Personal Use (For the current school year only)

This Week in Pictures

TIS vs KIST Basketball Game

Elem Musical Unity Tree

High School Concert-Art

ISC MS Basketball Tourney 2018

ECC Class Assemblies

Our last class assembly is coming up.  If you are a parent of a child in Kowhai class, we warmly welcome you to come to the ECC to take part with your child. The assembly will start at 8:30 a.m.

  • Kowhai Class – May 18

 

No School – May 25

On May 25 there will be no school for ECC only so the teachers can write report cards.

 

Junk Modeling Day

We had such a fun time making junk sculptures with Mr. Scroggins on Monday. FC students made houses, JK students made vehicles, and K students made robots. They showed so much creativity in their work. Please see the class photostream for their cool creations!

 

Step Up Day

On Thursday, May 31, we will have Step Up Day.  Each class will get to visit the next classroom up. It is a fun day for the children to get a chance to see what next year might be like for them. There will also be a meeting for all current kindergarten parents at 2:30p.m. in Miss Barsalou’s 1st grade classroom on that day.

 

Upcoming ECC Event

Please mark your calendar for our ECC Sports Day on the morning of Friday, June 1!  Please plan to join us for this fun day. The event will be from 8:30-9:40 a.m. and will be followed by a snack picnic!

 

Kindergarten Graduation

You are warmly invited to attend our Kindergarten Graduation on Wednesday, June 6.  This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the 1st floor Choir Room.

 

ECC End of Year Library Book Return Information

It’s been a great year in the library! The last day for book check out is May 25th (Friday).  All ECC/Elementary library books/resources need to be returned to the Elementary library the following week, by June 5th (Friday). If books are lost or missing, please inform the librarian. Thank you for your cooperation as we complete this process of book returns!

Recycle Challenge

Thank you to everyone who participated in the recycle challenge. We collected several large bags full of recyclable material.

 

ISCOT Track and Field – Saturday, May 12

Select third through fifth grade students will participate in the ISCOT Track and Field Day on Saturday, May 12th. This exciting event will be hosted by IST from 9:30 a.m. – noon.

 

5th Grade Spring Trip – May 23-25

Our annual spring trip is quickly approaching, and we hope your child is excited for our trip to Ji Xian, China! Our travel dates are May 23-25, and we will be traveling by TIS bus to and from Ji Xian. For more information please see the letter from Mrs. Ward.

 

4th Grade Campout – May 25-26

Our annual campout is also quickly approaching. Fourth grade students will spend the night on campus participating in fun events. More information will be given from Ms. Rodriguez and Mr. Hoffman.

 

After School Clubs Celebration – Tuesday, May 29

You are invited to the After School Clubs Celebration on Tuesday, May 29th. The event will be in the auditorium starting at 1:45 p.m. We are looking forward to this opportunity to celebrate all that the students have learned in After School Clubs this year.

 

Annual Fun Run/BBQ Fundraiser – Wednesday, May 30

We are excited to hold the Annual Fun Run/BBQ event again this year on Wednesday, May 30th.  Please mark your calendars and make plans to come. This is an annual fundraiser for our Service Trip students who will be going to Chang Bai Shan and Yunnan this year. Tickets will be purchased for ECC and Elementary students out of their classrooms.  A letter has gone home to all elementary students with more information.

 

Elementary End of Year Library Book Return Information

It’s been a great year in the library! The last day for book check out is May 25th (Friday).  All ECC/Elementary library books/resources need to be returned to the Elementary library the following week, by June 5th (Friday). If books are lost or missing, please inform the librarian. Thank you for your cooperation as we complete this process of book returns!

 

Middle School Spring Play

The Middle School Drama is next week on the evenings of May 17th and 18th. You may purchase tickets from Mrs. Li, the school secretary.

 

 

Middle School Concert Tonight

At this year’s Middle School Spring Concert, the MS choirs and bands will be performing excellent works of music with several having an emphasis on the created world.  We welcome you to enjoy this year’s Middle School Spring Concert.

  • When: Friday, May 11 @7:00pm
  • Where: Auditorium
  • Busing: Bussing times will be posted next week.

The following will be performed at the event:

Middle School Jazz Band

  • Come Fly with Me James Van Heusen Words by Sammy Cahn Arr. Rick Stitzel
  • Long Lost Friend George Shutack

6th Grade Beginner Band

  • Celebration Overture James Swearingen
  • Rainbow Bridge Annie McGinty

7th & 8th Grade Choir

  • Gaudeamus           Mary Lynn Lightfoot
  • Inscription of Hope Z. Randall Stroope
  • Earth Voices           Jerry Estes
  1. The Wind
  2. The Rain
  3. The Sun

6th Grade Choir

  • Sixteen Tons                                   Robert W. Thygerson
  • Hope is the Thing with Feathers Susan LaBarr
  • Peace Like a River                        Douglas Beam

7th & 8th Grade Concert Band

  • Portrait of a Clown            Frank Ticheli
  • Theme from Jurassic Park John Williams arr. Johnnie Vinson
  • Our Kingsland Spring            Samuel R. Hazo
  • In the Forest of the King Pierre La Plante
  1. Le Furet
  2.  King Dagobert

 

Spring Trips

The Spring Trip informational letters and permission slips have been sent to all middle school parents and students. Please review that information and ask the Spring Trip Leaders any questions you may have about the trips. MS students will leave on May 21st and return May 25th.

 

Middle School Final Exam Preparation

As your children prepare to show all they have learned this semester, it is helpful to consider how we can support them during the stressful Final Exam time. Parents are strongly encouraged to help their children by:

  • Ensuring they go to sleep early
  • Ensuring they eat well – especially a good breakfast
  • Reminding them they have been working hard all semester for these assessments. Encourage them to relax.

Spring Final Exams:

  • 6th Grade: Math and English
  • 7th Grade: Math, English, Science, Chinese
  • 8th Grade: All Core Subjects

 

Secondary End of Year Library Book Return Information

Please return any library books/resources you have checked out by May 18th (next Friday).  This is the deadline for the Secondary library resources to be returned. This deadline does NOT include calculators and tech items. Calculators will be collected after Exams (to be returned to the library) and tech items must go back to the tech office. If you have lost or missing books, please inform the librarian before May 18th. Thank you for your cooperation as we complete this process!

 

Secondary End of Year Library Book Return Information

Please return any library books/resources you have checked out by May 18th (next Friday).  This is the deadline for the Secondary library resources to be returned. This deadline does NOT include calculators and tech items. Calculators will be collected after Exams (to be returned to the library) and tech items must go back to the tech office. If you have lost or missing books, please inform the librarian before May 18th. Thank you for your cooperation as we complete this process!

 

Spring Trips

Transportation has been purchased for Spring Trips! Students have participated in grade level meetings to hear further information about the trip that is being designed for them. Spring Trips will take place beginning the week of May 20th. Please look for future information from trip leaders regarding further details.

 

Senior Presentations

Seniors presentations will be taking place the week of May 28th. We are looking forward to hearing their perspectives regarding their education. During this week, Seniors will present, attend presentations, and attend classes as necessary. Seniors that do not have at least an A- in their class are expected to attend class and take the final exam.

 

Graduation

Seniors will be graduating on June 7th. Preparations are being made for the banquet and ceremony. We are looking forward to this excellent time of celebration. Please note that parents of Seniors will be invited to an informational meeting soon.

 

Athletics Announcement

TIS Athletic Results

ISC MS Basketball Tournament Results:

  • U14 Girls vs. CDIS: Lost 0-6
  • U14 Girls vs. ISW: Lost 3-12
  • U14 Girls vs. WYIS: Lost 4-12
  • U14 Girls vs. ISQ: Lost 1-12
  • (Quarterfinals) U14 Girls vs. WYIS: Won 7-6 in Triple Overtime

(Semifinals) U14 Girls vs. ISW: Lost 2-12

(3rd Place Game) U14 Girls vs. CDIS: Lost 4-12

 

  • U14 Boys vs. ISQ: Won 14-7
  • U14 Boys vs. CDIS: Won 21-17
  • U14 Boys vs. WYIS: Won 32-6
  • U14 Boys vs. ISW: Won12-7

(Semifinals) U14 boys vs. ISQ: Won 14-8

(Finals) U14 Boys vs. CDIS: Won 19-6

 

important-dates

May. 7 – 18 AP Exams
May. 11 Grades 3-5 Swim Meet at Wellington
May. 11 MS Spring Concert
May 12 Grades 3-5 Track and Field at IST
May 13 Mother’s Day
May 17 – 18 Middle School Play
May 18 Grades 6-12 Swim Meet at Wellington
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