The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

September 28, 2020

Fall Reopening Update: September 25, 2020

Dear ISP Community, As we began this school year, we indicated that October 1 was our target date for reopening the entire campus for in-person learning. This date was chosen with the hope that the metrics set by the state and local health authorities would be met. We remain committed to reopening campus to in-person… View Article

September 14, 2020

Fall Reopening Update: August 21, 2020

Dear Faculty and Staff, There have been a number of communications that have gone out to our school community recently regarding the reopening of school. This communication is specifically for the faculty and staff to make certain that we are all aware of how the different grade levels will be reopening. PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN –… View Article

July 30, 2020

Fall Reopening Update: July 30, 2020

Dear families, On Tuesday, July 28, Governor Brown released metrics to guide the county-by-county reopening of schools. These metrics apply to both public and private schools, and differ slightly by age group. There is one set of metrics that apply to our Kinder through 3rd grade classes and another that apply to our 4th and 5th… View Article

July 23, 2020

Fall Reopening Update: July 23, 2020

Dear ISP Community, Thank you so much for your patience as we continue to devise plans for reopening in September. While we will still face a lot of uncertainty in the coming weeks, we are committed to providing a safe way to give your kids the best of International School of Portland.  Our teachers and staff remain… View Article

June 30, 2020

Fall Reopening Update: June 30, 2020

Dear ISP families, I hope that you are all healthy, happy, and making the most of this unusual summer. Classes ended less than a month ago, but the campus remains very busy as we continue working hard to develop plans for this coming Fall. Our reopening team, led by our Health and Safety Coordinator, Brandy… View Article

May 13, 2020

The Owl Weekly Parent Newsletter 5/12/20

ISP Annual Meeting this Thursday All ISP community members are invited to the Annual Meeting of International School of Portland’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 International School of Portland. 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