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PTO News

Andrea Klopper will be running Staying and Leaving well seminars on March 27th at TIS. Please let the Admissions team know if you would like to attend.

TIS Recipe Book 

We shall be doing some PTO cooking lessons in April. More details to follow. Also we shall be having a TIS cookbook. Please send your favorite recipes to kristen.Mccurdy at ldichina.com.

 

ISC Music Festival ~ 23th & 24th March

This year, we will have a Band director of 26 years of experience from Montgomery, Alabama as our iSC Fine Arts Festival Band Director.  His name is Ron Pence.  Accompanying him will be his percussion instructor, Darren Holbrooks.  Our Choir director will be Matt Gaines.  A previous choir director of TIS.  Click the links to read about them.

Bussing information

Talent Benefit Concert!

 

Weekly AQI/PM2.5 Readings

  • Outside Average Reading =  143 / 53
  • Inside Average Reading =   38 /  9

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This Week in Pictures

 

ECC Conferences

There will be no classes ECC-Grade 12 on Thursday, March 29, for optional parent/teacher conferences. If you would like to schedule a conference with your child’s teacher, please contact Mrs. Dong at ext. 370. The teacher may request a conference as well, and Mrs. Dong will notify you if that is the case. You may bring your child along, and we will arrange childcare in the Tree House for ECC-aged children and younger siblings.

 

Report Cards

Report cards will be posted on Wednesday, March 28th. If you are not able to access your child’s report card, please let us know.

 

 

Upcoming Dentist Visit – March 26th

Arrail International Dental Clinic will be coming to TIS to teach our ECC children about good dental care. They will provide a brief check up of each child’s teeth and give a recommendation. 

 

Spring Break – March 29-April 8
We hope you have restful and enjoyable break. We look forward to seeing everyone back at school on April 9th.

March Madness

Our library is hosting March Reading Madness during student library times. This year’s featured author is Eric Carle, most famous for his book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a children’s picture book designed, illustrated, and written by him. His distinctive collage illustrations in his books make him a unique author and the activities we do during March in the library should be informative and fun! Talk with your child about their March library activities and encourage them to read some of Eric’s books!

 

Book Character Dress Up Day – March 28

Elementary students are encouraged to come to school dressed as their favorite children’s book character on Wednesday, March 28th.

 

Speech Meet Celebration – March 28

We will be celebrating the winners of our speech meet competition on Wednesday, March 28th. Second through fifth grade students who came in first or second place and who scored 38 or higher will deliver their speeches in the auditorium. Please note the scheduled times and locations below:

  • 1st grade – 8:30 (1st grade classroom)
  • 2nd and 3rd – 9:00-10:00 (Auditorium)
  • 4th and 5th – 10:10-11:30 (Auditorium)

These students will also celebrate their achievements with a special pizza lunch at 11:45.

 

Report Cards – March 28

Third quarter report card grades will be posted on Wednesday, March 28th at 4:00 p.m. Please check your child’s DocBox folder on PowerSchool.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences – March 29

Our third quarter Parent-Teacher conferences on March 29th are by request only. If your child’s teacher would like to meet with you, you will be contacted by the school. If you would like to meet with a teacher, please contact Sunny Zhang at 8371-0900 ext. 315 or sunny.zhang@tiseagles.com.

 

Spring Break – March 29-April 8

We hope you have restful and enjoyable break. We look forward to seeing everyone back at school on April 9th.

 

 

Student Led Conferences

The third quarter ends today, March 23. Students have worked digilienty on their Student Led Conference portfolios and are excited to present them to parents. They will be ready to bring them home late next week for a “home conference” or will join their parents and advisory teacher during our SLC Conference day on Thursday, March 29. Parents will be contacted if an in-school conference with a child’s advisory teacher is requested. You have received an email including information regarding SLC’s earlier this week. Please refer to that message then contact the middle school with any questions.

If you would like to request a conference, please contact Mrs. Zhao, the Secondary School Secretary.

 

8th Grade – Transition to High School – Course Explanation Meeting

On Monday, March 26, 8th grade students will meet with the high school principal and guidance counselor for an introduction to high school and to start class requests for next year.

 

Spring Break

Spring Break begins on Friday, March 30. School will resume on Monday, April 9.

 

MS Lip-Sync Party

Middle School House Leaders are beginning to plan our annual MS Lip-Sync party. This year it is on April 13th. It should be a fun evening for our Middle School students!

 

 

ISC Fine Arts Festival

I would like to say thank you for all of the hard work that our students put into the Fine Arts Festival. Also, I would like to thank everyone that supported and attended the performance on Saturday night. Additionally, I would like to thank all of our instructors and volunteers that have helped to make this day a success.

 

Coming Events

  • 4th Quarter: The last quarter of the year has begun, and we are excited to finish strong. Please look for important announcements throughout this Quarter about AP tests, Spring Trips, Graduation, Next School Year and More. We are excited about the opportunities ahead and look forward to continuing to partner with you to educate your children.
  • Spring BreakSpring break begins March 30th and students will return to school on April 9th.

 

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on March 29th. High School teachers will be available for the morning hours only. If you would like to conference with a teacher, please make arrangements with Ms. Cindy Zhao.

 

Spring Banquet

The Spring Banquet is the evening of April 25th, please encourage your son or daughter to participate in this memorable event.

 

AP Exams

As students are challenged to learn material at this advanced level, please encourage them in their struggle. AP courses take a significant amount of work, but remember that our teachers are prepared and excited to help your student. Before your child becomes overwhelmed with the challenge, please encourage them to speak with their teacher about extra assistance. AP students asking their teachers for extra help is a normal routine for AP courses.

 

Athletics Announcement

Season 3 Athletics have begun and we are excited about the High School Soccer teams and the Middle School Basketball teams.  For this current season in total we have 3 high school soccer teams and three middle school basketball teams.  As the teams begin practices and preparation for the season we want to remind you that you are always welcome as a parent or fan to jump on the bus with us and come watch your children play.

 

TIS Athletic Results

ISCOT Elementary Badminton Tournament Results:

  • Boys A Division: 3rd Place – Tom and Jimmy from TIS
  • Boys B Division: 1st Place – Tony and Leon from TIS
  • Girls A Division: 3rd Place – Joy and Chloe from TIS

HS Soccer Game Results:

  • Varsity Ladies vs. IST: Won 3-1
  • JV Mens vs. IST: Lost 1-3
  • Varsity Mens vs. IST: Lost 1-2
  • Varsity Ladies vs. Maple Leaf: Won 10-0

 

Upcoming MS Basketball Schedule

Tuesday, March 27th

  • U13 Boys and U14 Girls Away Games at TEDA
    • School Bus will leave TIS at 2:30 p.m.
  • U14 Boys Away Game at Wellington
  • U12 Girls Practice

Thursday, March 29th

  • No Practice due to Parent Teacher Conferences

Tuesday and Thursday, April 3rd and 5th

  • No Practices due to Spring Break

Tuesday, April 10th

  • U14 Boys Away Game at IST
    • School Bus will leave TIS at 3:25 p.m.
  • U13 Boys and U14 Girls Home Games vs. IST

Thursday, April 12th

  • U14 Boys and Girls Home Games vs. Wellington
  • U13 Boys Away Game at TEDA
    • Bus will leave TIS at 3:25 p.m.

 

Upcoming HS Soccer Schedule

Monday, March 26th

  • JV Mens and Varsity Ladies Away Games at Wellington
  • Varsity Mens Home Game vs. Maple Leaf

Tuesday, March 27th

  • JV Mens Away Game @ Maple Leaf

Wednesday, March 28th

  • Varsity Mens and Ladies Away Games at TEDA
    • Bus will leave TIS at 2:30 p.m.

Friday through Friday, March 30th – April 6th

  • No Practice due to Spring Break

Monday, April 9th

  • JV Mens Soccer Game at TEDA
    • Bus will leave TIS at 2:30 p.m.
  • Varsity Ladies Home Game vs. TEDA

Tuesday, April 10th

  • JV Mens Soccer Home Game vs. Wellington

Wednesday, April 11th

  • Varsity mens and Ladies Away Games at Maple Leaf
    • Bus will leave TIS at 2:30 p.m.

Friday, April 13th

  • HS Soccer Practice

Saturday, April 14th

  • ISAC Div 2 Ladies Soccer Tournament
    • The tournament will be hosted by IST.
    • TIS Varsity Ladies Soccer will attend the tournament
  • ISAC Div 3 Mens Soccer Tournament
    • The tournament will be hosted by THIS.
    • TIS JV Mens Soccer will attend the tournament.

important-dates

Mar. 23  – 24 ISC Fine Arts Festival
Mar. 26 4th Quarter Begins
Mar. 28 House Soccer Competition
Mar. 28 Elementary Speech Meet Celebratio
Mar. 29 Parent Conferences
Mar. 29 Report Card Grades Posted
Mar. 30 – Apr. 8 Spring Break

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