NEWS

Events 2018/19

Dec 14 - Winter Pageant (school is out at 11:30ish)
Dec 15- Jan 6 - Winter break
Jan 25 - End of 1st semester
NEW! NEW! NEW! Feb 1 - International Day 
Feb 7-10 - CEESA HS Speech & Debate tournament in Tirana (Albania)
Feb 22 - Estonian Day
Feb 23-March 3 - February break
March 15 - In-service day (NO school for students)
March 28 - Student-led Conferences
April 1-12 - DP2 Mock exams 
NEW! NEW! NEW! April 12 - PTA Art Auction
April 4-6 - MYP Friendly Olympics
April 11-14 - CEESA MS Knowledge Bowl tournament in Tirana (Albania) 
April 19-28 Spring break
May 1 - May Day - a national holiday, NO school
May 9 - 12 - HOSTING CEESA MS Cultural Arts Festival 
NEW! NEW! NEW! June 1 - Family Fun Day
NEW! NEW! NEW! June 4 - PYP Graduation (PYP 5)
NEW! NEW! NEW! June 5 - MYP Graduation (MYP 5)
June 7- Leaving/Graduation ceremony (at 10:00)

AGM

Congratulations to Mr. Steve Montgomery who was elected as a board representative at the AGM on December 5th.


From the PYP Student Council:

The PYP student council has organized a photo contest, with a nature-based theme, where the winning selections will be displayed near the entrance of the school. All submissions must be from our school’s playground, or the park just behind the school. This competition closes today, Dec. 7th.
The student council is also organizing an end of a semester movie theatre, where they have selected two holiday-themed movies, one for the younger PYP students and the other for the older PYP students. They have decided to charge 2 euros in order to raise some money to put towards a project that is to be determined. The 2 euro will get each child a bag of popcorn and a juice box for the movie.



Giving Tree 

Thank you so much to everyone who has taken ornaments from the tree to prepare a gift. The ornaments are all gone. Please bring the gift to school by December 12. Please attach the same ornament to the gift.  
We are still collecting food. The food should be either dry like pasta, noodles, porridge, or well packaged, like conserves, jars, etc.
Please put the food in a separate box from the gifts, there will be name tags on the boxes, is either for the food or the gifts!
The boxes for the food and gifts are next to the tree. Please leave the food and/or gifts there by Dec 12. 
Thank you,
ISE Middle Years Estonian Class 1&2!



MYP 1 & 2 Service Learning Project

There is a donation box moving around during break and lunch every Friday until the end of January. We also have a donation box located near the School's entrance. This will give the MYP 1&2 classes a chance to help fund our 2019 Service Learning Activity for the VAO Center. At VAO we plan to visit the refugees from other countries, donate needed supplies, and help work in their garden so we can make a difference little by little. Please donate what you can.








NOTES


End of the 1st semester 

Please note that this school year the first semester ends on January 25th, 2019 after Winter Break. First Semester Report Cards will be released on January 28th.
MYP and DP families, please be aware that summative assessments and tests are taking place during the first weeks after the break. Therefore, we kindly ask families not to extend the holidays in January. 




Daily bell schedule and 2018-19 calendar


Please find the daily bell schedule here and school year 2018-19 here.




Reflectors


When venturing out in the dark, take a cue from the locals and wear a reflector. It is a small piece of plastic or fabric that makes pedestrians visible to oncoming traffic. The concept was first invented in 1934 by British road worker Percy Shaw, who was inspired by the reflective qualities of cats' eyes. Virtually all children and over two-thirds of local adults wear reflectors, largely due to a 2011 law that requires their use in darkness and conditions of poor visibility. Please note that the traffic police may issue a fine if you do not wear a reflector. ISE reflectors can be bought from the school office for 3€ a piece.



Menu for December 10-13.







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