The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

March 10, 2022

The Owl 3/9/22

Spring Break Openings for Global Kids! Spring Break starts in a week and a half! Can you believe it? If this is a surprise to you – have no fear! Global Kids still has openings! Please check out for more information and to enroll. Please welcome Ryan Scheel! Please extend a very warm welcome… View Article

March 2, 2022

The Owl 3/2/22

Important Note from WVT Labs IMPORTANT INFORMATION for those of you who use WVT Labs (nasal swab tests) for PreK, LowK, and adult Covid-19 testing. WVT has sent us the following notices: If you have taken WVT PCR nasal swab test kits home and have not yet used them, please check the date of expiration!… View Article

March 2, 2022

The Owl 2/23/22

International Festival Week 2022! It’s finally here – International Festival 2022! Every morning this week, we are “premiering” the videos of ISP homeroom classes. You’ll be able to find them on our special International Festival 2022 padlet. Check your email for the link and password! Please join us every day to celebrate culture, our teachers,… View Article

March 2, 2022

The Owl 2/16/22

NO SCHOOL this Friday or Monday! Parent/Guardian-Teacher Conference Sign Ups REMINDER: There is NO SCHOOL for students this Friday, February 18th or Monday, February 21. This is because of Parent Teacher Conferences and President’s Day, respectively. Enjoy your long weekend! All Homeroom, English, Art, Music, & PE teachers will have conferences this Friday, February 18th…. View Article

March 2, 2022

The Owl 2/1/22

新年快乐! Happy New Year! 新年快乐! Today marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year! Many of our Chinese track teachers and students dressed for the occasion as they partook in customary celebrations and activities. The classes also decorated hallways and outdoor areas and visited other language tracks as a means to share the Chinese and… View Article

March 2, 2022

The Owl 1/24/22

Global School Play Day – February 2nd Next week, on Wednesday, February 2nd, 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. One million students across the globe participated last year! Students can bring class… View Article

March 2, 2022

The Owl 1/19/22

International Festival: New Dates The International Festival is coming back!! The International Festival is one of the great annual traditions at ISP. Each homeroom class performs a different song, skit, and/or dance in their track language. It’s a great way to showcase our multiculturalism and spirit of the school. Due to the Omicron surge, we’ve… View Article

March 2, 2022

The Owl 1/12/22

REMINDER: No School this Friday or Monday! There will be no school for students this Friday, January 14th (Faculty In-Service Day) and Monday, January 17 (Martin Luther King Jr Day). Global Kids is full for this Friday (and closed Monday). TOMORROW: Parent Network Monthly Meeting The ISP Parent Network’s mission is to strengthen, enhance and… View Article

December 1, 2021

The Owl 11/30/21

Registration is now open for the ISP Global Gala! Registration is now open! Event options are now available for purchase at An amazing selection has been curated. Packages include an in-person viewing party at Elephants on Corbett (100 guests maximum), dinner packages for a small house party, or smaller packages for two. Visit the… View Article

November 17, 2021

The Owl 11/16/21

REMINDER: Education Town Hall TUESDAY! TOMORROW! Education Town Halls allow you to pose your questions or comments about any part of the academic program of the International School of Portland. We make them virtual so you can join from home or office. The ISP Education Leadership Team (ELT) consists of: Bodo Heiliger, Head of School;… View Article