Capstone Study Abroad Parent Resources - The International School

Capstone Study Abroad Parent Resources

This page updated regularly with information for 5th grade parents. Contact Capstone Coordinator, Meredith Fleming with questions or comments ( or 503-226-2496 ext. 118)

General Capstone Info for TIS Parents:

Links and documents:

Capstone 2018 Details & Resources:

Official Program Dates*: March 8 - 23, 2018

  • Spanish Track: Depart Portland by March 8th

  • Chinese/Japanese Track: Depart Portland by March 7th

Students and responsible chaperones are required to be in the host city during the official program dates

Upcoming deadlines & events:


Host Schools 2018:

  • Spanish Track: Escuela Modelo, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico (9th year visiting)
  • Japanese Track: Takadai Elementary School, Chitose, Hokkaido, China (6th year visiting)
  • Chinese Track: Suzhou Experimental Elementary School, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China (3rd year visiting)

International Air Travel:

All student flights will be arranged and purchased by TIS through the school designated travel agent. Pre or post program travel extensions can be arranged by contacting  the travel agent directly. Parents will be responsible for costs incurred for changes to student travel arrangements. Parent chaperones and accompanying family members may purchase through the agent or on their own. All Capstone participant travel plans must be communicated in writing to the Capstone Coordinator.

Capstone 2017 for reference:

Capstone Blogs:

Itineraries 2017:


References and Required Documents:

Questions? Contact: Capstone Coordinator, Meredith Fleming or Head of School, Robert Woods
503-226-2496, ext 118;