December 6 Update

December 6th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Here is the Youtube video from our presentation before break. Feel free to follow the MIS Youtube channel to stay up to date on things happening here at school! English This week, both classes started publishing their listening walk books. We will be wrapping up these books sometime before winter break. Students Read More »

November 22 Update

November 22nd, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Thank you for joining us this afternoon! It always wonderful to share students’ learning with you. If you were not able to join us, or you would like a second showing of the presentation, check out the video below. Feel free to follow the school’s YouTube channel to see past presentations as Read More »

November 15 Update

November 15th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Thank you for coming in for conferences this week. It was great to share with you the growth and progress of your child(ren) so far this year. If you have any additional questions or comments, please stay in touch! We are happy to help however we can. If you have additional questions Read More »

November 8 Update

November 8th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, This week, students have continued to explore how people communicate using sound. In Design, students added sounded to Scratch projects to help communicate their message.  In English, students wrote about sounds they like, practicing how onomatopoeia can help communicate those sounds. In Spanish and music, students are practicing the play for the presentation Read More »

November 1 Update

November 1st, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We had a great afternoon in our Day of the Dead workshop. After reading Freddy the Falling Leaf, students spent time in their familias exploring the concepts of life cycles and change. Make sure you check out the altar up the stairs from the main office! PYP This week, students have started Read More »

October 25 Update

October 25th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, This week, we started our next unit of inquiry. Over the next couple of weeks, students will be learning about how we express ourselves, focusing on how sound may facilitate local and global communication in a diverse world. The three lines of inquiry are: Understanding the qualities of sound and their characteristics Recognizing how Read More »

October 11 Update

October 11th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We are excited for the field trip on Tuesday! Please make sure your child is dressed for the weather. After lunch, we will take the city bus to the art museum, returning just before the end of the day. If you are interested in coming with us, please let one of the Read More »

October 4 Update

October 4th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Have you seen our tipis? In groups, students have created tribes, looking at the different roles needed to function in a community. Each group has been working on a tipi, puzzling through how to get it to stay standing and using symbols to decorate the covering. Make sure you come upstairs to Read More »

September 27 Update

September 27th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We had such a great field trip this week! At the People’s Center in Pablo, students learned about Salish and Kootenai languages as well as Native American foods and games. Take a few minutes to look at some of the fun pictures from Tuesday! This afternoon, students got to learn about Maori Read More »

September 20 Weekly Update

September 20th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We have had a great week of learning how Indigenous cultures may influence beliefs and values of modern communities. More specifically, we are exploring three lines of inquiry. Understanding the distinct and unique characteristics of indigenous people: values, beliefs, spirituality and traditions. Recognizing the importance of indigenous cultures. Reflecting on similarities and differences between Read More »

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