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Outdoor Survival – Skills & Leadership

Do you enjoy camping, hiking, bikepacking or just generally being outdoors? Are you interested in learning survival and leadership skills?

We are seeking Middle and Upper school students to join in learning valuable life-long skills while providing leadership opportunities to help mentor students from grade four and five.

Learn essential survival skills: navigation, first aid, rope work, building shelter, finding food and water, and building and cooking with fire.

Each six week cycle will conclude with a weekend camping trip. Put down that phone, iPad and laptop, and develop your outdoor skills which will lead to a greater appreciation for the natural world and all that it provides for us!

This is very good preparation for our new Global Citizenship Diploma which will start in August 2019.

You could also make this a Service as Action project!

Our classes will be running on Wednesdays 3.15- 4.15

Semester 2 schedule:

Cycle 3 – Week 22 – 27

Cycle 4 – Week 30 – 35

If interested, email Mr. Lee (leemayes@nanjing-school.com).

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Limited Wifi Connection on Sunday 24 February

Good Morning,

Please note that Student, MYP DP Student, and VIP Parent networks will all be down this coming Sunday, 24 February, as we upgrade our overall school network. There will be no connection from morning until evening on these networks. Teacher and AdminStaff networks will remain active and should not be disrupted by this upgrade. Please make alternative plans as necessary and thank you for your patience as we work to make everyone’s connection better and more stable!

The NIS IT and Operations Teams

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Seeking Mentors for Exhibition

The Grade Five Team is seeking willing NIS staff members to be mentors for the Grade Five students throughout the Exhibition process.

Exhibition, “involves students working collaboratively to conduct an in-depth inquiry into real life issues or problems.  Students collectively synthesise all of the essential elements of the PYP in ways that can be shared with the whole school community.” -ibo.org

More details related to the the exact role and time commitment will be communicated in a Mentor meet-up happening the week of March 4. Please email junlahmadalinski@nanjing-school.com, by this Friday, if you are interested in becoming an Exhibition mentor.

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Grade 5A and 5C ISA Today

Hello 5A and 5C Writers,

Task B of your ISA test is happening today at 9:20am in your homerooms.

Give it your best effort!

Ps. Don’t worry 5B, yours is happening Friday at 11:05am!

 

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PYP Student Council Spirit Week

Next week, in honor of Cinderella & Rockerfella, we will have dress up days for primary students and teachers in grades PK-5!  Please contact Mr. Cal at calevakelly@nanjing-school.com or Ms. Romero at angelaromero@nanjing-school.com with questions.

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ISA Testing Today

Hello Grade 5-10 Writers,

ISA testing continues today with Task A for Grade 5 and Task B for Grades 6-10. Please see the linked ISA Schedule to find out when and where you will be testing. Don’t forget to bring a charged laptop with you to your test sessions. 

Give it your very best!

 

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PC Laptop donation

Hi everyone,

We are asking if anyone has a PC Laptop (windows operating system) that they do not use and would like to donate to the PE department for Track and Field events (specific operating system)

Thanks for your consideration

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