"In the Know" Weekly Newsletter - The International School

Upcoming Events - 10/10

See all TIS Calendar events at intlschool.org/calendar.

Thursday, Oct 13: Sidewalk sale: SCRIP & TIS gear
* NEW: Get geared up for fall with SCRIP and cozy TIS sweatshirts (now also in red for kids!), fleece vests & blankets. Outside Stearns Hall, 7:45-8:45am and 2:30-3:45pm. To help with gear sale, contact marketing@intlschool.org

Friday, Oct 14
* No school for students.
Contact SquareGator in advance if you need childcare.

Saturday, Oct 15
* 5 more weeks until the auction! Details at intlschool.org/auction
* First Aid for parents (class is full, contact JCo@intlschool.org to be on the waitlist)

Monday, Oct 17
* School Pictures Posted Online - place your order at www.agencypictures.net
* 5:30pm: IB Exhibition meeting for 5th grade parents, Stearns Hall (attend today or Oct 27)
* 6:30pm: Middle School Options Night, Stearns Hall

  • See presentations by Catlin Gabel School, Gilkey International Middle School, Northwest Academy, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland Jewish Academy, and Portland Public Schools (click here for summaries of schools & where TIS grads go)

  • Attendees can rotate through four presentations, 15 minutes each, then return to school representatives to ask questions.

  • Please sign up if you need childcare (TIS students only) at intlschool.org/childcare (also in Stearns Hall)

Tuesday, Oct 18 & Thursday Oct 20
* 7:45am: SCRIP sale at Arthur Campus

Wednesday, Oct 19
* NEW: All Run for the Arts forms & donations due to your child's teacher or receptionist.

Thursday, Oct 20
* Japanese Sing and Play for prospective students (click here for more info)

Friday, Oct 21
* 9:00am-noon: Open house for prospective families (click here for more info) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Please contact Jan at admissions@intlschool.org if you can help (families in at least their 2nd year at TIS please).
* Last day to request school photo retakes (contact laurenh@intlschool.org to request a retake)

Tuesday, Oct 25
* Picture retake day (must have requested the retake by Oct 21)

Thursday Oct 27
* 3:30pm: 5th grade parent meeting re: IB Exhibition (attend today or Oct 17)

Friday, Oct 28
* 10:20am: Fall costume parade, all grades. Livestreamed at www.ustream.tv/channel/intlschool (use the 2011-2012 All-Parent Password)
* Scholastic Book orders due

If you use a Google calendar, you can make the TIS calendar one of yours. At the bottom of your calendar list (generally on the left), click “add”, choose “add a friend’s calendar”, then as the e-mail address, type in: tisadmin@intlschool.org.