Friday, 19 April 2013

29: Friday 19th April 2013

Primary News

Book Week
Next week is Book Week in the primary school and we will be immersing your children in as much literature, in both Spanish and English, as we can. Each grade has taken either a theme or an author to focus on this year to try to make the week more focussed. The book costume parade will take place around the primary school on Thursday and we will be selling books in the library during the week. You are welcome to bring your children to browse the books available for sale after the end of the school day.

Thank you very much to the parents who have already responded to the primary survey sent out this week. We value your comments and opinions and these will help us to shape the school for the future. If you haven’t already done so please take the time to complete the survey so that the views of as many parents as possible are represented.

ABC Kids got Talent
After a large number of registrations, the ABC Kids got Talent Auditions are ready for next week, starting on Monday! Please note that parents are not allowed for auditions.

This year the Talent Show will be an internal activity and only for Upper Primary Students.

Dates for your diary

Lower Primary
Friday 3rd May: First Grade Sleepover 4:00 pm
Monday 3rd June: Moving Up Day
Friday 21st June: Last day of school

Upper Primary
Wednesday 24th April: 2nd Gilchrist Assembly at the PAC. 9:00am
Wednesday 24th April: 4th Quintanilla Assembly at the PAC. 11:55am

Secondary News

Grade 6 - 8 students will be bringing home their Exam Cal reports after school today and we ask that you sign the photocopy and return it to school on Monday. If there are any issues from these reports we will be contacting you but please feel free to contact us if you have any concerns.

Grade 9 and 11 have completed their Exam Cal and will be returning to normal classes on Monday. 

We have been enjoying the Volleyball inter tribal events this week which continue next week. There have been some close fought, excellent matches.

On Friday we have an IGCA non uniform day to celebrate Earth Day. Students can wear jeans and a T shirt from a past IGCA campaign or any green T shirt. By green we mean a T shirt which is green in colour or supports a green environmental cause or message. Please note we are not including green football shirts.

Many students have volunteered to help in the Summer Carnival. Please check with them and make sure they arrive on time. It is a great opportunity to make up some social hours!

Secondary dates for your diary
Friday 19th April: Grade 6-8 Exam Cal reports sent home. IGCSE Art Exam
Saturday 20th April: IGCSE Art Exam
Friday 26th April: IGCA Earth T-shirt/jeans day
Saturday 27th April: ABC ‘Summer Carnival’, all day event
Monday 29th April: Last day of school for the Class 2013
Wednesday 1st May: Labour Day holiday: School Closed
Thursday 2nd May: IB exams start for Grade 12
Tuesday 7th May: Parents Partnership and Cal Reports issued for Grade 9
Tuesday 7th May: Lifeskills trip for Grade 7 students
Wednesday 8th May: IGCSE exams start for Grade 10
Tuesday 14th May: Humanities trip for Grade 6 students
Wednesday 15th May: Grade 11 Geography trip leaves for Antigua

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