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From the Admissions Office

TIS is now accepting applications for the Second Semester.  If you have other children who wish to apply or friends who are interested in applying to TIS, please contact Admissions to schedule a test on Dec. 7.

 

Christmas Bazaar Tickets Pre-selling

TIS Christmas Charity Bazaar is quickly approaching. Come to TIS for a fun Saturday on December 9th to get ready for Christmas!
You can purchase tickets (please try to bring the exact change!) at the gate or pre-purchase them at TIS. Official pre-selling has started last Wednesday (November 22) during Principals’ Coffee. Every person attending the event (including children) is required to purchase a ticket. The price is 10RMB per ticket, and it will be donated to charitable causes. Looking forward to a great time at the Bazaar!

 

Christmas Charity Bazaar – Saturday, 9th December

Looking for performers, e.g. singers, dancers, musicians, etc. for the Christmas Charity Bazaar Programme.  All performances ought to be “Christmas Themed,” please.  If interested, please do contact Mrs. Dawn Williams @ dwilliams@tiseagles.com.

 

Band & Choir Concerts

The MS and HS Bands & Choirs are putting together a great collection of songs for your entertainment.  We hope you will enjoy the following program:

Busses will leave 20 minutes after the concert has concluded.

 

Tianjin International School Science Fair

Come join our students as they present their TIS Science Fair projects on Friday, December 1st!  Winners to be announced during assembly.  And don’t worry if you miss the presentations, the boards will be left on display for several days in the hallway leading to the cafeteria for you to view.  Go Science!

 

TIS Secondary Drama – Narnia

Showtimes: Dec 8th 7:00pm 
                    Dec 9th at 2:30 & 7:30pm
Tickets: 30 rmb / person
Purchase tickets at: TIS (天津思锐国际学校)
                                Trolley Bar & Grill (乔尼西餐厅)
                                 All Seasons Hotel (全季酒店)
Join us on December 8th and 9th for the ultimate family fun escape as we enter the world of Narnia where love, courage, imagination and magic conquer all! The land behind the wardrobe door where animals talk, trees can walk, a white witch covers the landscape with snow and where a mighty lion rescues you whenever you get into trouble. C.S. Lewis’ first tale of Narnia is loved by children and adults the world over and now comes to vibrant life on the stage at TIS this December. Just open the door. You’ll never believe what you’ll find.

 

Vogmask

From our Nurse:

I want to encourage all of you to not miss out on this great opportunity to buy a Vogmask!  We can’t control the pollution levels, but we can do our best to protect ourselves and our precious children.  Two years ago I did some research and felt like the Vogmask was one of the best on the market—both for price and effectiveness.  I have worn one for two years and am VERY satisfied.  I wear it for daily use as well as for light exercise.  It’s a very comfortable mask and easy to clean.  Help your family and TIS by not letting this chance pass by!  Plus, you’ll enjoy being part of the new TIS fashion! 🙂

Jeanne Luman, RN

Vogmasks on sale on Wednesday 29th at TIS or pre-order using forms provided. 255 RMB each. Donation for each mask to PTO funds.

 

Weekly AQI/PM2.5 Readings

  • Outside Average Reading = 236 / 186
  • Inside Average Reading = 95 / 33

 

 

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This Week in Pictures

Donuts with Dad

The pictures from Donuts with Dad day are available on PhotoStream. Please scan the QR code for pictures. Enjoy!

 

Home Visit Survey

We would like your feedback regarding this year’s home visits. Please fill out the survey and send it in by next Friday, December 1st. Your input is very valuable as we strive to provide the best learning experiences for your child.

 

Class Assembly

Please note the upcoming class assembly. Parents of the Kowhai class are welcome to join from 8:30-8:50 a.m. in the Music and Movement Room of the ECC:

December 1 FC Kowhai Class

 

Upcoming – Mark your calendars!

ECC Christmas Celebration ‘The Treasure of Christmas’
Come celebrate with us!  The program will be held on Thursday, December 14th from 7:00-8:00 p.m. During the first part, your child will perform in the auditorium. During the second part, you and your child can experience a Christmas celebration, filled with different activities that reflect the true meaning of Christmas. Your child should wear black or dark blue clothing for this event.

Children should be dropped off in the ECC lobby at 6:30 p.m., and the teachers will help them get dressed. After you drop off your child, you may go to the auditorium to wait for the performance to begin.

No Classes at the ECC
There will be no classes at the ECC on Friday, December 15th for teacher report writing.

 

Treehouse Playgroup

The last day of the Treehouse Playgroup for this semester is December 20th. The Treehouse Playgroup will resume January 10, 2018.

Wednesday Bus Information:

  • 9:10 a.m YG100 – 9:20 a.m. Aocheng – 9:35 a.m. HYCZ – 9:40 a.m. BDHT – TIS
  • 9:15 a.m. Olympic Towers — 9:25 a.m. Ai Ming Hospital – TIS
  • 1:00 p.m. Return

 

 

 

Elementary Parent Day – Wednesday, Nov. 29th

On Wednesday, November 29th, parents of students in grades 3–5 will be invited into our classrooms from 10  to 11 a.m. Parents of students in grades 1–2 have received a letter with their scheduled classroom visit time. Come and see what a regular school day looks like for your child.

 

Last Day of After School Activities – Friday, Dec. 8th

The last day of after school activities for this quarter is Friday, December 8th.

 

Help Needed! – 2nd Semester After School Activities

It is time to begin preparing for 2nd semester after school activities. If you are interested in helping with a club or you know someone who is, please let us know by contacting Sunny Zhang (x310 or sunny.zhang@tiseagles.com). Thank you!

 

Knowledge Bowl 2017!

Congratulations to the Flying Anchovies, the winners of this year’s Knowledge Bowl! And a special thank you to Ms. Von, our time keeper and judge, as well as Ms. Gilbert for running technology and all the parents who came to support the middle school students.

 

Fall Play

Please come to support the many middle school students participating in this year’s fall production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The performances are on the Friday and Saturday of December 8th and 9th.  

 

Final Exams

Middle school final exams will be held on December 21 and 22.

  • 6th Grade: No Exams
  • 7th Grade: English and Math Exams (early dismissal on Friday, Dec. 22)
  • 8th Grade: English, Science, Math and Chinese Exams (Early dismissal on Thursday, Dec. 21 and Friday, Dec. 22)

There is no lunch provided for students taking exams.

 

Middle School Christmas Party

All middle school students are invited to our annual middle school Christmas Party to be held after final exams on Friday, December 22. We will eat lunch together, play games and celebrate the Christmas season. Busses will be provided for students to go home at 3:30. The party is optional (but highly encouraged) and a permission form will be sent out as we get closer to the date.

 

Be sure to contact the Admissions office if you are planning on leaving TIS at the end of the semester. This is to allow teachers to help students with their transition out of TIS as well as to inform the school that you will need student transcripts at an early time.

 

BAND & CHOIR CONCERTS

The MS and HS Bands & Choirs are putting together a great collection of songs for your entertainment.  We hope you will enjoy the following program:


Busses will leave 20 minutes after the concert has concluded.

 

TIS Secondary Drama – Narnia

Showtimes: Dec 8th 7:00pm 
                    Dec 9th at 2:30 & 7:30pm
Tickets: 30 rmb / person
Purchase tickets at: TIS (天津思锐国际学校)
                                Trolley Bar & Grill (乔尼西餐厅)
                                 All Seasons Hotel (全季酒店)
Join us on December 8th and 9th for the ultimate family fun escape as we enter the world of Narnia where love, courage, imagination and magic conquer all! The land behind the wardrobe door where animals talk, trees can walk, a white witch covers the landscape with snow and where a mighty lion rescues you whenever you get into trouble. C.S. Lewis’ first tale of Narnia is loved by children and adults the world over and now comes to vibrant life on the stage at TIS this December. Just open the door. You’ll never believe what you’ll find.

 

TIS Athletic Results

Wednesday, November 22nd

  • JV Mens Basketball vs. TEDA: Lost 23-61
  • Varsity Ladies Basketball vs. TEDA: Won 30-18

 

Upcoming MS Volleyball Schedule

Tuesday, November 28th

  • U14 Boys and Girls Home Games vs. IST
  • Games will start at 3:50 p.m.
  • Students will ride the normal 5:10 busses home after the game.

Thursday, November 30th

  • MS Volleyball Practice

Saturday, December 2nd

  • ISAC MS Volleyball Exchanges
    • U14 Girls Team Exchange will be hosted by Harrow International School of Beijing
    • The exchange and bussing schedule have not been confirmed yet.  Mr. Storng will communicate the schedules once they are confirmed.

Tuesday, December 5th

  • U14 Girls Volleyball Practice
  • U14 Boys Home Game vs. Wellington
    • Game will start at 3:50 p.m.
    • Boys will ride the normal 5:10 busses home after the game.

Thursday, December 7th

  • MS Volleyball Practice

 

Upcoming HS Basketball Schedule

Monday, November 27th

  • JV Mens Away Game at Wellington
    • The bus will leave TIS at 3:25 to go to Wellington
    • The bus will depart Wellington at approximately 5:15 p.m. after the game.
  • Varsity Mens and Ladies Home Games vs. TEDA
    • The games will start at 3:50 p.m.
    • Players will ride the normal 5:10 busses home after the games.

Wednesday, November 29th

  • HS Basketball Practice

Friday, December 1st

  • HS Basketball Practice

Saturday, December 2nd

  • HS ISCOT Basketball Tournaments
    • JV and Varsity Mens teams will compete at IST
    • Varsity Ladies will compete at TIS
    • Mr. Strong will send out bussing information next week

Monday, December 4th

  • HS Basketball Practice

Wednesday, December 6th

  • HS Basketball Practice

Friday, December 8th

  • HS Basketball Practice

 

important-dates

 

December 7 Admissions Test Day
Nov. 29 ES Parent Day
Dec. 2 SAT
Dec. 8 HS Drama/Musical
Dec. 9 HS Drama/Musical
Dec. 9 TIS VEX Robotics Competition

PTO

Newsletter

Wednesday Bus Schedule for Parents

9:10 am YG100 — 9:20 am Aocheng — 9:35 am HYCZ — 9:40 am BDHT —— TIS

9:25 am Olympic Towers —— TIS

Return bussing to same locations at 1:00 pm. Meet in the front of the TIS main entrance.

 

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