The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

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

February 19, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 2/18/20

Global School Play Day this Friday! This Friday morning, we will be participating in a Global School Play Day! Play Days are a global effort created by educators in support of unstructured playtime for students around the world.Students can bring class to bring anything they wish to play with to school on Friday, Feb 21. … View Article

February 18, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 2/11/20

International Festival – Thank You! We had a marvelous International Festival last Friday! Thank you to all who came. We hope that you enjoyed the show(s)! Professionally recorded DVDs are available for sale. Parents can Email or phone their orders. Photos by TIS Parent Yukako Owen Lan Su Chinese Garden Performance Two of our Chinese track classes performed at… View Article

February 4, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 2/3/20

The International Festival is this Friday! Below is some important information to help you plan your International Festival day. Check your email for parking lot maps! INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2020: PCC Sylvania: 12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219 PARKING PASSES Parking Passes are going home in backpacks or lunchboxes TUESDAY. Please check backpacks! Space is… View Article