The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

October 4, 2021

The Owl 9/13

Virtual Curriculum Nights 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) 5:00-5:15: Introduction… View Article

October 4, 2021

The Owl 9/8

Monday Lunch Delivery: Ordering Now Available!! Olia Poke will start deliveries on Monday, September 13th. Parents will need to order by NO LATER than 10:00 pm this Friday, September 10th and every Friday going forward. Orders  need to be done weekly for now; they are working on consolidating weeks in the future.** Go to… View Article

August 31, 2021

The Owl: Back to School 2021!

Back-to- School Checklist We are just a few days away from the big day! Below is a list of back-to-school “To Dos” to make sure you’ve got everything covered. To Do (all families):  1. Complete all forms in MySchool App. MySchool App is the International School of Portland’s school information system. Despite its name, it is web-based,… View Article

August 31, 2021

The Owl 8/24/21

TOMORROW: Back-to- School Town Hall! ALL FAMILIES are invited to attend a Town Hall on Wednesday, August 25th! The meeting will go over new information for the school year, including the latest regulations and other pertinent back-to-school information. Please join us! When: Wednesday, August 25 from 6-7pm Where: Bodo’s Zoom room:  Meet Satoko Petty! Please welcome Satoko Petty, our… View Article

August 31, 2021

The Owl 8/17/21

ISP in the News In case you missed it, KOIN TV visited our summer camp for our Japanese Field Day tradition! You can check out the segment here: Wednesday Early Release Days As a reminder, Wednesdays are Early Release Days. This will mean that dismissal begins at 2:00pm on Wednesdays instead of 3:00pm. This was… View Article

August 31, 2021

The Owl 8/11/21

Health & Safety Protocols Since the start of the pandemic, we have been extremely proud of our policies and protocols to ensure the safety of all members of our community. Since opening our doors to Early Childhood in September 2020, we only experienced one case of Covid-19, which we responded to quickly and did not… View Article

August 31, 2021

The Owl 7/29/21

Welcome Back to The Owl! This coming year will indeed be a blend of the “new” normal and the old. No matter what, we strive to make our school engaging, fun, and safe for all of our students!   Your weekly editions of The Owl will continue to be a fundamental source of school information, events,… View Article

February 8, 2021

Elementary Family Reminders

Dear ISP Elementary Families, Thank you so much for your patience as we continue to finalize plans for reopening this month!  We feel so fortunate and privileged to have the facilities and resources that enable us to reopen our campus close to full-time while mitigating risk to our community. We are so excited to see… View Article

February 1, 2021

Community Update: January 29, 2021

Dear ISP Community, Great News!!!  I hope this letter finds you and your families well. I have some big news to share with you: we are ready to share our official reopening dates for Elementary students! The new back-to-campus dates will be: Grades 1 through 3 - Wednesday, February 17thGrades 4 and 5  - Wednesday,... View Article

November 13, 2020

Reopening Update: November 13, 2020

Dear ISP Community, I hope that this update finds you and your family in good health. As I finish this letter, Governor Brown has announced a two-week “freeze” on most activities, with the likelihood that Multnomah County will last even longer. This week’s County metrics reflect the rapid increase in cases that are registering all… View Article