The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

July 30, 2020

Fall Reopening Update: July 30, 2020

Dear families, On Tuesday, July 28, Governor Brown released metrics to guide the county-by-county reopening of schools. These metrics apply to both public and private schools, and differ slightly by age group. There is one set of metrics that apply to our Kinder through 3rd grade classes and another that apply to our 4th and 5th… View Article

July 23, 2020

Fall Reopening Update: July 23, 2020

Dear TIS Community, Thank you so much for your patience as we continue to devise plans for reopening in September. While we will still face a lot of uncertainty in the coming weeks, we are committed to providing a safe way to give your kids the best of The International School.  Our teachers and staff remain… View Article

June 30, 2020

Fall Reopening Update: June 30, 2020

Dear TIS families, I hope that you are all healthy, happy, and making the most of this unusual summer. Classes ended less than a month ago, but the campus remains very busy as we continue working hard to develop plans for this coming Fall. Our reopening team, led by our Health and Safety Coordinator, Brandy… View Article

May 13, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 5/12/20

TIS Annual Meeting this Thursday All TIS community members are invited to the Annual Meeting of The International School’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 14 from 6-8pm. The Meeting will be held via Zoom; Please RSVP here. AGENDA: Governance Committee Introduction of New Trustees Motion to Elect New Trustees Operations Committee Presentation of Annual… View Article

May 13, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 5/5/20

Happy Children’s Day!   こどものひ おめでとう! Happy Children’s Day! Today, May 5 is Kodomo no hi (Children’s Day ) a Japanese national holiday that celebrates the well-being and happiness of children. Hallmarks of this tradition include flying cloth carp streamers (koinobori) and displaying items in homes like samurai helmets (kabuto) and armor that represent strength and bravery…. View Article

May 13, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 4/28/20

TONIGHT! Education Town Hall ELT Education Town Halls allow you to pose your questions or comments about any part of the academic program of The International School. We make them virtual so you can join from home or office. we will be discussing any questions you might have regarding our academic program, both currently and… View Article

May 13, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 4/20/20

The Owl is Back! Hello, families!   As you may have noticed, we haven’t had an issue of The Owl in a while. This is because The Owl has been primarily oriented towards sharing information about on-campus events and activities. Until we are together again, The Owl will come out more sporadically, and highlight family and… View Article

March 10, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 3/9/20

NEW Global Kids Alternative Day – March 20 In light of rapidly changing information and recommendations from federal and state health authorities, we will proceed with our recently announced Remote-Learning Professional  Development Day on Friday, March 20. School will be closed to students on that day. Please refer to Robert’s March 6 letter for more… View Article

March 10, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 3/2/20

Sibling Applications Due TODAY! If you have a child starting at TIS in the 2020-21 academic year, we do need you to please submit an application. Applications received by TODAY, March 3 will have sibling priority for enrollment, even in classes with waitlists. Any application submitted after March 3 will join the waitlist for any… View Article

February 27, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 2/24/20

Save the Date! TIS 30th Anniversary Party Help celebrate 30 years of The International School with an epic block party! Fun for all ages. Mark your calendars now! “Moving Up” Sessions for PreK, LowK, and K Families Current Early Childhood families – Come hear about the year ahead!  Please join us for these special “Moving… View Article