The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

April 25, 2024

The Owl 4/25/24

We are excited to host our IB Evaluation Visitors this week! We have a LOT of wonderful community activities coming up in the month of May. Whether you participate in one, some, or all, we are looking forward to having you join us! You’re Invited! 5th Grade Exhibition Fifth Grade Exhibition is next week! Our… View Article

April 16, 2024

The Owl 4/16/24

It’s Earth Week! EARTH DAY SPIRIT WEEK As a lead up to the big day on Saturday, April 20, we are having Earth Day Spirit Week! Monday, April 15- Watershed Day! Wear blue or celebrate your favorite ocean animal/activity! Tuesday, April 16 – Energy Day! Wear yellow like the sun, or your brightest neon! Wednesday,… View Article

April 10, 2024

The Owl 4/10/24

THIS FRIDAY: Celebrating ISP’s Investment in Downtown! We have rescheduled our International School of Portland party to celebrate our recent expansion of our footprint in downtown Portland with the acquisition of a half-acre parcel on S. Water Avenue. The ice storm created some challenges, but we would love to welcome you to celebrate with us!… View Article

April 2, 2024

The Owl 4/2/24

ISP 2024-25 School Year Calendar Hello, families! Below are the “no school” and other key dates for the 2024-25 school year. The official Calendar feed will be updated shortly. Class Visits/Fall Fun Fair Monday, August 26 First Day of School Tuesday, August 27 Labor Day – School Closed Monday, September 2nd Curriculum Night (virtual) Wednesday,… View Article

March 19, 2024

The Owl 3/19/24

Capstone Update Spanish and Chinese track students are back from their weeklong homestays and school visits! We are so proud of how open-minded, mature, and brave they have been! They are all walking a little prouder and taller now. CHINA Chinese track students spent a busy week with their host students at the Suzhou Experimental… View Article

March 12, 2024

The Owl 3/12/24

5th Grade Capstone Study Abroad Update! Our Spanish and Chinese track 5th graders are off on their Capstone Study Abroad trips! The two-week Capstone Study Abroad program serves as the ultimate capstone to an ISP education, enabling students to validate their language proficiency and cultural understanding through real world experience. The program also helps 5th… View Article

March 6, 2024

The Owl 3/6/24

5th Grade Capstone Study Abroad and Send Off! Next week, our Spanish and Chinese track 5th graders will be off on their Capstone Study Abroad trips! We had a special Send-Off Ceremony this morning, where 1st – 4th graders got to hear about their trips and wish the 5th graders good luck! This year, the… View Article

February 27, 2024

The Owl 2/27/24

Walk for Owly this Sunday! Dear ISP Community, Every year, ISP 5th graders and their families leave a gift to the school so there is a way to remember them after they head off to middle school and beyond. This year, the students themselves have taken a lot of leadership over identifying their gift. They… View Article

February 21, 2024

The Owl 2/21/24

You’re invited to Chat with Alumni Night! What is the impact of an ISP education? Come meet some of our ISP Alumni to find out! This event for ISP parents will feature a conversation with an panel of alumni who will share their experiences at ISP and the impact that this school has had on… View Article

February 14, 2024

The Owl 2/14/24

Lunar New Year Celebrations 新年快乐! We are in the midst of Lunar New Year celebrations at ISP. The ISP Parent Network and Chinese Track Teachers have created some very special ways to mark this important holiday, celebrated in countries such as China, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam, and in Asian communities around the world. On Monday,… View Article