The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

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

February 4, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 1/27/20

Parent Teacher Conference Sign Ups Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on February 14th and the afternoon of February 18th. Just like this past Fall, we are having conferences BEFORE report cards are released. These conferences are for Homeroom Teachers and Art, Music, & PE Specialists. Winter conferences with English Specialists are initially by invitation-only…. View Article

January 24, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 1/20/20

Summer Camp: Registration Opens to TIS families this Friday! Summer Camp planning is already underway! Join us this summer as we explore language through songs, hands-on projects, outdoor adventures and more! From January 24th – January 30th, only currently enrolled TIS families will be able to register. The early registration password (not available to the… View Article

January 15, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 1/13/20

TIS Spirit Week is Here! It’s the third annual TIS Spirit Week! In collaboration with the TIS Parent Network, we invite all community members to share in some fun and simple daily activities to show off our school spirit.  January 13: Mad Hair Monday  Your weird, silly, and one-of-a-kind hairstyles!  January 14: Topper Tuesday Your chance to show off… View Article

January 8, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 1/6/20

TIS Spirit Week is Next Week! Welcome back! We are excited to open up school with the third annual TIS Spirit Week! In collaboration with the TIS Parent Network, we invite all community members to share in some fun and simple daily activities to show off our school spirit. Spirit Week will happen the first full… View Article