The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

July 18, 2011

Summer track/class gatherings

It’s great for the kids & parents from a track & grade to get together over the summer – particularly if there will be new students  or multiple classes (which will be mixed differently than last year). Organizers just need to choose a park, a date & time, get the class list from me, send… View Article

July 18, 2011

Mark your calendars: fall registration dates!

Registration will be open August 1 this year – instructions will be in your e-mail & snail mail. Returning families will be asked to complete all registration steps electronically by AUGUST 25. New families will be asked to register in person Thursday September 1 between 9am and 4pm. There will be new family orientation sessions… View Article

July 18, 2011

2011-2012 School Hours

Don’t forget, slight change for 1st-5th graders to help with safety, traffic & parking: [TABLE=14]

July 18, 2011

Volunteers needed

Can you help? We’d love some extra hands: Help collate summer packets to families – Friday July 29 Returning families to attend the new family park playdates, July 30 and August 20, 10am-noon Please let me know if you can, thank you! Linda Bonder, Marketing & Communications Director, marketing@intlschool.org

July 18, 2011

Need after school care?

2011-2012 Squaregator enrollment forms are now on-line, visit www.squaregator.com and scroll down past the summer camp stuff.

July 18, 2011

2011-2012 school calendar

Any time you want to see the school calendar, go to intlschool.org/calendar. The coming year’s school-wide events & holidays are posted. Linda Bonder, Marketing & Communications Director, marketing@intlschool.org(not in my office over the summer, please contact me by e-mail)

July 18, 2011

Special scrip order – by Thursday!

We are putting in a special Scrip order this week — let us know if you need any Home Depot, Target, Albertsons, Rite Aid, Starbucks, iTunes, Amazon — think Kindle books – (anything on www.shopwithscrip.com) by Thursday as we will add you on the order! Scrip is gift cards – you pay face value, you get… View Article

July 18, 2011

6 great weeks: host a high school exchange student!

You can bring the culture, country and language you love right into your own home by hosting a high school exchange student. NW Services PEACE Program has students from China, Japan, Ecuador, Mexico and Spain. To learn more about hosting and see profiles visit www.nw-services.com or contact Nancy Roberts, 1-866-675-3977; treez@tds.net. Even a 6 week… View Article

July 2, 2011

Alfonso & Maria – phone number swap

Head of School Dr. Alfonso Orsini & Principal Maria Abad have now swapped offices and, thanks to our wacky combination of telephone services, they have had to swap phone numbers also. Their e-mail addresses are unchanged . . . Alfonso: 503-226-2496 x122, AOrsini@intlschool.orgMaria: 503-226-2496 x109, MAbad@intlschool.org

July 2, 2011

Alfonso & Maria – phone number swap

Head of School Dr. Alfonso Orsini & Principal Maria Abad have now swapped offices and, thanks to our wacky combination of telephone services, they have had to swap phone numbers also. Their e-mail addresses are unchanged . . . Alfonso: 503-226-2496 x122, AOrsini@intlschool.orgMaria: 503-226-2496 x109, MAbad@intlschool.org

July 1, 2011

New middle school option for TIS students

Beginning this fall, Northwest Academy is adding to its World Languages program a Spanish language class for students with near-native proficiency. The class is specifically geared toward the language needs of TIS students. There are plans to offer a similar class for Mandarin students in 2012-13. Northwest Academy, located at the corner of SW Main… View Article