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ISSUE # 13
SY 2013 –2014
Weekly Publication for Middle School Parents
Inside this issue:
Events & Acvies:
Admissions & Advancement Parent Teacher Associaon
Human Resource Department
Athlecs & Acvies
Operaons & Security
Saturday Service Dates:
NOVEMBER 18 to 22
ISM Upcoming Events
Thank you to all the families who have contributed in some way to the school’s eorts to support vicms of Typhoon Yolanda. Be it through the purchase of a specially designed t
shirt or pin or through monetary donaon, all is appreciated. This week we were extremely fortunate to have Dr. Virginia Rojas on cam-pus. Dr. Rojas engaged our teachers in thoughul dialogues about eecve language instrucon and supporng English language learners. She com-mended the school in a number of areas related to English language instruc-on and also made recommendaons. Over the course of the coming months, we will review those recommendaons and work toward strength-ening our language instrucon.
MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) test results were sent home this week with your child through Advisory. Please keep in mind that the test results are a snapshot in me of your child’s progress. If you have any quesons about the results or want a fuller picture of your child’s progress and level of achievement, please contact your child’s English or Math teacher for infor-maon.
Tomorrow, November 16 is the PTA Family Fun Day Carnival. This event is one of the most ancipated of the year and will take place from 1:00 – 6:00 P.M. It sounds like it will be a grand me with acvies and games available for all ages. We hope to see you at the Carnival! Next week, the PTA will also hold the New Book Sale in the FAT lobby from November 18 – 22. On Thursday, November 21 we are hosng a Middle School Parent Coee in the Lile Theater beginning at 7:45 A.M. We will provide updates on the school
wide goal of assessment, the Bring Your Own Device iniave and the Advi-sory program. Please join us if you are available.
Have a resul weekend!
Yours in Educaon,
Middle School Principal
Middle School Assistant Principal
11/23 Chosen Children’s Village
La Mesa Watershed
12/7 Love 2 Learn Rotary Ready Club
12/14 Tzu Chi Foundation
Habitat for Humanity