The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

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 www.intlschool.org/globalgala. 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

November 10, 2021

The Owl 11/9/21

REMINDER: No School This Thursday! Fall Break Dates Just a reminder that school will be CLOSED this Thursday, November 11, due to Veterans’ Day. There is also no school for students on November 22-26 due to Fall Break. Global Kids will be open from November 22-23 pending availability. Please plan accordingly!   REMINDER: Virtual Elementary… View Article

November 3, 2021

The Owl 11/2/21

REMINDER: No School Next Thursday! Fall Break Dates Just a reminder that school will be CLOSED next Thursday, November 11, due to Veterans’ Day. There is also no school for students on November 22-26 due to Fall Break. Global Kids will be open from November 22-23 pending availability. Please plan accordingly! Welcome, Katie and Katy!… View Article

October 27, 2021

The Owl 10/26/21

NEW! Family Technology Guide Are you constantly befuddled by all the technology platforms that we use to manage our community operations, communicate to families, and complement our student learning? We understand! Kelly Rogers, our PYP Coordinator, has created a great Tech guide for families that covers the basics on our most frequently used platforms. Check… View Article

October 25, 2021

The Owl 10/17

Covid-19 Testing Now Available for PreK & LowK! We just got word that voluntary weekly COVID-19 testing for our PreK and LowK students can start next week! Similar to the OHSU/OHA testing program, this would be voluntary testing; parents would administer the tests themselves and return them to the school for processing. The one difference… View Article

October 25, 2021

The Owl 10/12

Sign up for Parent Teacher Conferences Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences are coming up! All Homeroom, English, Art, Music, & PE teachers will have conferences on Friday, October 22nd. English Specialists (Grades 1-5) will have additional conference options on the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct 19. Art, Music, and PE Specialists will also hold conferences. PLEASE NOTE: This… View Article

October 25, 2021

The Owl 10/5

International School of Portland named a Top Workplace for 2021 International School of Portland of Portland has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Oregonian Media Group! The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15… View Article

October 11, 2021

The Owl 9/27

The Rain is Here: Please prepare accordingly! Please make sure that you student is dressed to be outside – rain or shine! All students in grades Kinder -5 will have lunch and snack outdoors, and ALL students head outside multiple times every day!  We have identified outdoor covered spaces for students, with more tents to… View Article

October 6, 2021

The Owl 9/21

Virtual Curriculum Nights This Week! All parents are encouraged to attend ISP Curriculum Night(s), when teachers meet with parents as a group to share information about our academic program, homework and expectations for the year. Speak with homeroom and English teachers. TUESDAY, SEPT 21st: PREK, LOWK, KINDERGARTEN, & FIFTH GRADE (plus Japanese 4th for Homeroom)… View Article