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MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT PLANNER 2014-2015
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Welcome Middle School Students!
You are about to start the 2014-2015 school year. For some, this is your first year in
Middle School; for others, this will be your final year as you transition to High
School. Wherever you are on your journey, we hope that you have a great time
learning with us this school year at International School Manila.
The Middle School years are exciting times when you begin to discover more about
yourself, create friendships and develop into a young adult. We are here to support
you on this adventure, together with your guidance counselors, teachers and the
ISM staff. Do not hesitate to seek out help when you need it, or to share how you
are feeling along the way. We want to make these Middle School years an exciting,
memorable and challenging experience for you. Our doors are always open for you
and your parents.
As we interact with each other, our ultimate goal is that we all respect one
another. We are a diverse community of learners from all over the world. As an ISM
student, you have the opportunity to learn new perspectives and gain valuable
insights. Welcome new students openly and challenge yourself to make new
friends this school year.
The Middle School Student Planner is a resource for you to use throughout the year
and a place for you to organize yourself to maximize your efficiency and your
learning. Our blog sites are another valuable resource (http://ms.ism-online.org)
to find out more about what is happening in our Middle School and in your classes.
We look forward to a great year of learning together in Middle School!
SIMON GILLESPIE
Principal
AMANDA PEKIN
Assistant Principal
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Welcome
Welcome from the Middle School Leadership Team
ISM Core Values and Mission
ISM School-Wide Student Goals
Middle School Student Characteristics
Middle School Faculty & Staff List
Communication
Beliefs About Communication
Methods of Communication
Change of Contact Information
Guardianship Agreements
A Day in the Life
Overview
Attendance Guidelines
When You Are Late to School or Class
Leaving School Early During the Day
School IDs
Student Visitors
Student Advisory Program
Student Assemblies
House System
Tutorials
Homework
Middle School Activities
Athletics and Activities (ATAC)
Middle School Events
Classroom Without Walls (CWW)
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How the School Works
Guidance Counselors
Academic Program
Assessment of Students
Middle School Media Center (MSMC)
Use of Technology
Health and Safety
Transportation
Cafeteria
School Supplies, Resources and Textbooks
Lockers
Personal Property, Lost and Found
Withdrawal Procedures
Student Rights, Responsibilities and Expectations
Essential Expectations
Guidelines for Major Discipline Issues
School Uniforms
After-School Expectations
Field Trip Expectations
Other School Rules and Regulations
Green Guidelines for Events Planning ISM
Planner
Hints for Using Your Planner
Ten Study Habits of Successful Students
Strategies for Studying
Hints for Completing Homework
Monthly Calendar and Place for Daily Organizing
School Map
Student Schedule
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ISM Core Values and Mission

CORE VALUES
Integrity, Service, Merit
MISSION
International School Manila is an independent, international school whose structure,
traditions and style emanate from the United States and whose curriculum and
methodology reflect the best in worldwide educational research and practice. Our
school is diverse and dynamic, and our students have the highest aspirations for their
education and future lives. Our mission is to build a vibrant learning community in
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ISM School-Wide Student Goals
At International School Manila, we expect students to work to the best of their ability
to be:
1. Effective Communicators: who can interact through a range of modes of
communication and for a variety of purposes.
2. Knowledgeable and Skilled Learners: who continually acquire useful knowledge
and skills while developing understanding(s) across a broad and balanced range of
contexts.
3. Self-directed and Balanced Individuals: who strive to achieve their personal best
and understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance.
4. Inquiring and Reflective Problem Solvers: who can think critically and creatively
to make informed decisions and then take appropriate action.
5. Responsible, Caring and Ethical Contributors: who can empathize and be tolerant
of differences and are committed to make a positive impact on their communities
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Advance the value of learning, growth and self-awareness as life-long endeavors.

Nurture creativity and originality as precursors for critical and reflective thought
and action.


Succeed collectively as well as individually, achieving our personal best in all
aspects of school life.


Maintain a healthy balance in the time devoted to work, rest and recreation.


Involve our community in sustaining and safeguarding our environment.


Interact through honest, respectful and open communication.


Acknowledge and celebrate our differences and encourage empathy, compassion,
understanding and respect for human dignity.


Live our lives positively, joyfully and ethically.
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Middle School Student Characteristics
The International School Manila Middle School is dedicated to meeting the
educational and developmental needs of children in adolescence. In order to do
so, we recognize that it is extremely important to acknowledge and understand
the following descriptors of the adolescent:
1. Experimentation and Richness of Activity – Adolescents like to experiment
in many ways; during this period of development, their activity is greater
and richer than it ever has been.
2. Social Perspective and Judgment – Adolescents display a marked increase in
their ability to criticize the social environment realistically and to judge
moral conflicts.
3. Physical Self-Awareness – Adolescents are occupied with their physical
selves. They continually wonder whether their physical features and
experiences are "normal.”
4. Independence – Adolescents seek some intellectual and emotional distance
from their families in developing a sense of self, which they relate to the
culture in which they are living.
5. Adjustment to Maturation and Maintaining Self Confidence – Adolescent
adjustment to the maturation process depends on the kinds of relationships
they achieve with their adult and peer associates, keeping in mind that the
pressure to conform to peer group norms is very strong.
6. Reasoning and Broadening the Conceptual World – Adolescents are moving
from a concrete view of the world to forming conceptual understandings
which can accommodate differing viewpoints.
CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION
David Toze
Superintendent
ADMINISTRATION
Simon Gillespie
Principal
Amanda Pekin
Assistant Principal
Samuel Cook
Coordinator For Student And Faculty Learning
Cory Willey
Middle School Student Advisory Coordinator
MIDDLE SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELORS
Diana Van der Merwe Charlotte Bliss Marc St. Laurent
A-H Surnames I-O Surnames P-Z Surnames
STUDENT SUPPORT
Marsha Hillman Meg Parry Mark Pekin
Performing Arts Director Media Center Librarian Director of Athletics &
Activities
ADVISORS
GRADE 5 GOLD GRADE 6 GOLD
Eric Bird Timothy Benford
Teresa Cook Kristen Feren Karianne Cook Dave Burke
Holly Elwell Neil Freeman Steven Fischer Jenna Child
Gene Maclachlan Wayne Hamaguchi Carrie Grev Yojin Chung
Karoli Melwani Rena O’Regan Kim Guiry Morgan Jacobs
Sandra Navar Jeffrey Philips Melodee Hausman Eric Hamlin
Chris Nelson Wendy Powell Kristin Hawkinson John Lacson
Elizabeth Walsh Vida Vergel Monika D'Aquale Bill Laulo
Jason Juteau Michelle Monroe
Myra Lepp Sheena Naggea
GRADE 5 GREEN GRADE 6 GREEN Therese Mouat Giorde Pasamba
Sean Bizley Pamela Arrieta Cory Patterson Courtney Pierce
Hadassah Castro Lada Benesova Monica Villanueva Cath Rankin
Bryan Howrey Elaine Feliciano Sabina Vogt Carly Relf
Stephanie Lin Helen Jost Eamonn Walsh Shaun van der Merwe
Jennifer Raffenbeul Michael Nicholaides Craig Wislang Christine Vithayathil
Dennis Respecki Meg Parry
Kate Shaw Darren Sturgeon
Cheryl Thompson Iliana Sucre
GRADE 7 GRADE 8
Jack Cargile Dave Allen
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MIDDLE SCHOOL FACULTY & STAFF LIST
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ENGLISH
David Burke**
Teresa Cook**
Holly Elwell
Kristin Hawkinson
Michelle Monroe
Rena O'Regan
Jeffrey Phillips
Shaun Van der Merwe
MATH
Jack Cargile**
Yojin Chung
Wayne Hamaguchi**
Karoli Melwani**
Sheena Naggea
Sandra Navar
Wendy Powell
SCIENCE
Karianne Cook
Neil Freeman
John Lacson
Gene Maclachlan
Giorde Pasamba*
Cory Patterson**
Vida Vergel
Elizabeth Walsh
SOCIAL STUDIES
Timothy Benford
Eric Bird
Kristen Feren**
Eric Hamlin
Chris Nelson
Sabina Vogt
Cory Willey***
Craig Wislang
MODERN LANGUAGE
Monika D'Aquale
Mei Frebortova
Helen Jost
Stephanie Lin
Therese Mouat**
Mariza Rosado
Iliana Sucre
INTERN
Michael Nicholaides
ESL
Lada Benesova
Sean Bizley
Kimberly Guiry**
Myra Lepp
Christine Vithayathil
LEARNING SUPPORT
Elaine Feliciano
Steven Fischer
Bill Laulo
Courtney Pierce**
Jennifer Raffenbeul
WELLNESS
Valerie Birchenall**
Carly Relf
Cheryl Thompson
Monica Villanueva*
ART
Morgan Jacobs
Mark Kucharski**
Carmel Lim-Torres
Dennis Respecki
DANCE/DRAMA
Carrie Grev
Marsha Hillman**
Cath Rankin
MUSIC
Pamela Arrieta
Melodie Hausman
Brian Howrey
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Dave Allen
Hadassah Castro
Jenna Child
Steven Dodd***
Jason Juteau
Angela Respecki
Kate Shaw
TECHNOLOGY
Matthew Chadwick**
Darren Sturgeon
LIBRARY
Meg Parry
GRADE 5 CORE TEACHERS
Eric Bird (English/SS)
Teresa Cook** (English/SS)
Holly Elwell (English/SS)
Gene Maclachlan (Math/Science)
Karoli Melwani** (Math/Science)
Sandra Navar (Math/Science)
Chris Nelson (English/SS)
Elizabeth Walsh (Math/Science)
GRADE 6 CORE TEACHERS
Timothy Benford (English/SS)
Kristen Feren** (English/SS)
Neil Freeman (Science)
Wayne Hamaguchi** (Math)
Rena O'Regan (English/SS)
Jeffrey Phillips (English/SS)
Wendy Powell** (Math)
Vida Vergel (Science)
EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS
Danielle Castaneda
Chrisanta Ely
Asella Legaspi
Elizabeth Logronio
Roanne Yabyabin
TEACHER ASSISTANTS
Kathleen Ross Desamparado - LS
Alvin Fernandez - Band
Benjie Saez - ESL
Jerome Lingo - LS
Aida Magsombol - Strings
Pie Palomar - LS
Eugene Perez – Art
MS STAFF
Susan Aguila – Office
Kristine Fong – Office
Grace Gabay – Guidance
Myla Marshall – Science
MEDIA CENTER STAFF
Veronica Silagpo
Ellen Viray
Legend:
*Grade Level Coordinator
**Program Leader
***MS Student Advisory Coordinator
Activities Coordinator
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COMMUNICATION
Beliefs About Communication
We believe that communication between the school and home enhances the
education of our students. Effective relationships built on trust are vital in making
our students feel safe and secure in their learning environment. Partnerships
between teachers and parents support learning and allow for connections, which
deepen understanding of our students. Good communication means that the
teacher and parents are appropriately informed about what is happening in the
school and at home, allowing both sides to take responsibility for the development
of each individual student.
As a school we believe that we should be communicating about the following:
Our curriculum and school program, including teaching methods, under-
standings, concepts, skills learned and resources used.
What is happening in the classroom, including day-to-day schedules, routines
and expectations for students.
The learning progress of each student, including strengths, areas needing
improving and successes.
Strategies for parents to support their student with their learning at home.
Ways that parents can get involved in the classroom and school.
Special events and projects that students are involved in and how parents can
get involved in these.
Safety procedures and routines.
As parents we ask you to communicate with the school about the following:
What is happening in your child's life that may impact on their learning or
contribute to the learning that is happening in the classroom?
What growth and development have you observed in your child?
What questions do you have and how can we assist with problem solving
any areas of concern?
Methods of Communication
Teachers and Administrators make themselves available to meet. Appoint-
ments may need to be made to discuss important concerns as it is difficult right
at the start of the day or at the end while students are entering or leaving the
classroom.
Both emails and phone calls are used for sharing of information and setting up
meetings informally or as needed by both teachers and parents.












Middle School Office – (02) 840 8550
Email Address – msoffice@ismanila.org
The email address for any faculty or staff member is his/her last
name, first initial @ismanila.org (for example: gillespies@ismanila.org)
• Parent and Student Bulletins are prepared by the Middle School
Administration each week, including school-wide information and updates
about curriculum and developments within the school. These can be found
on the main Middle School Blog page: http://ms.ism-online.org (An email
link to the bulletins is sent by the Middle School Office each week.)
• The ISM webpage (www.ismanila.org) is a starting point for learning more
about our school and curriculum. You will also find important information
on our blogs (http://ms.ism-online.org).Please visit these each week to
find out more about what is happening in each of our subject areas and
classrooms. You can also view the Middle School Program Guide and
Student Handbook from the main Middle School Blog.
• Parent Teacher Conferences, held in October, are formal scheduled
meetings used to discuss student learning. Students have two half-days off
school during this time.
• Student Led Conferences scheduled in March allow students to share their
learning with parents.
• An update of grades and report cards are available for viewing in Power
School. You will receive a username and password to access this
information. Report cards are made available at the end of each semester.
• Parent Coffees held four times per year are organized by the Middle School
Principal and Assistant Principal with a workshop on different areas of the
curriculum.
• Guidance Counselors organize workshops on parenting and book groups.
• The school calendar provided in this handbook along with updates in the
Parent and Student Bulletin will keep you informed of what is happening
throughout the year and ways that you can get involved.
Change of Contact Information
Contact information can be updated directly in your PowerSchool account online,
or through contacting the Middle School Office. It is important that we have your
most up-to-date phone number, email address and emergency contact
information.
Guardianship Agreements
It is important for students enrolled in ISM to have one parent or an officially
appointed guardian in full-time residence with the student in the Philippines at all
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times. Domestic helpers do not qualify as guardians. It is required that at least one
parent be permanently residing with his/her child. Assignment of guardians
must be formally requested and approved by the school.
When both parents are going to be away temporarily, it is important for them to
notify the school office in advance, stating who will be responsible for the student
and who the school should contact in case of emergency.
A DAY IN THE LIFE
Overview
Welcome to a day in the life of a Middle School student at ISM. At the back of the
Student Planner you will find a detailed map of all the classrooms and facilities
used by Middle School along with a schedule. The schedule of times is the same for
all students in Middle School. There is a blank schedule for you to fill out with your
individual classes, teachers and room numbers to help you stay organized.
School begins at 7:30 a.m. except on Wednesdays when we have a late start at 8:30
a.m. Everyday school finishes at 3:00 p.m. except on Wednesdays when it ends at
2:45 p.m.
Attendance Guidelines
Regular daily attendance is necessary for all students to fully benefit from the
educational opportunities provided in our Middle School. We ask that you attend
school regularly and avoid any unnecessary absences.
On those days when a student needs to be absent from school, we ask that a parent
inform the Middle School Office via phone at (02) 840 8550.It is the responsibility
of the student to communicate with their teacher when they return to school to
make up for work missed as a result of any absences.
In order for a student to receive maximum benefit from their education, daily
school attendance is required. Realizing that because of illness or other
extenuating reasons, such is not always possible, please be reminded that the
most important guideline is that you communicate with the teachers and
understand the following expectations:
To receive full credit from a class, students may miss that class no more
than eight class periods each semester. Absences beyond this number are
subject to academic consequences. In practical terms this means that
absences in excess of eight class periods for any given class in any semester
shall be considered excessive absences, for which students shall receive a
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case requiring an extended absence, the student may apply to the Principal
for special consideration. Such an exception must be applied for in
advance, when possible, or immediately upon the student's return to
school.
When You Are Late to School or Class
It is an expectation that students arrive on time for their classes. A student who
arrives in class after the designated start time is considered late. Students who
arrive late need to report directly to the Middle School Office. If the ISM bus is
delayed, the late will be excused.
A late is unexcused if the student does not have a note from home or a phone call
has not been made to the Middle School Office. Students with five or more
unexcused lates in a specific class may be referred to the Middle School
Principal/Assistant Principal. All subsequent unexcused lates will result in
consequences.
Leaving School Early During the Day
If a student needs to leave early during the school day, it must be communicated to
the Middle School Office by the parent or guardian. The Office will issue a Gate
Pass, which is presented to and required by the security guard at the gate before a
student is allowed to exit campus.
School IDs
Due to security reasons, Middle School students must have their ISM IDs at all
times. Parents must also obtain an ISM ID from the Security Office and display them
while on campus. Visitors to ISM can obtain a temporary ID from the security at the
gate if they are permitted to be on campus.
Student Visitors
At times throughout the school year, a student may have a friend or family member
visiting them in the Philippines. Permission can be obtained from the Middle School
Principal/Assistant Principal to allow the visiting student to attend class for a
maximum of one school day. Requests need to be made to the Middle School Office
at least one day in advance.
Student Advisory Program
Student Advisory, is a time set aside to allow our students to establish and maintain
a sense of community and to strengthen student-adult relationships. Student
Advisory also provides students with the opportunity to develop a deeper
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understanding
learning. Through discussion and activities, each grade level concentrates on
helping students gain self-awareness and developing interpersonal
communication and conflict-resolution skills. Each grade level also emphasizes
specific areas such as relationship skills, stress-reduction skills, goal-setting,
decision-making and healthy risk-taking. In addition, activities are planned to
involve and engage students in getting to know themselves and each other better,
building good character, connecting with others in their team, serving their
community and managing their own behavior.
Each Student Advisory is made up of a maximum of 12 students in the same grade
level, who meet with an assigned teacher advisor throughout the year.
Student Advisory takes place from 2:35 – 3:00 p.m. on Monday and from
11:35 a.m.– 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday and other special times throughout the
school year for special activities or as needed.
Student Assemblies
Each Friday from 2:35 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. we have time designated for our Student
Assemblies. This time is scheduled on the calendar and is either a whole-school
Middle School Assembly in the Fine Arts Theater or designated for Grade Level
Assembly time. This is an opportunity for sharing of learning, student
performances, announcements and group activities.
House System
Each student who enters Middle School in Grade 5 or as a new student any time
throughout the school year is assigned to one of eight houses whose names are
based on places animals in the Philippines. A house shirt needs to be purchased at
the Uniform Shop to be worn on our first semester Sports Day and our second
semester Activity Day and at other times throughout the year. Each house is
comprised of students and teachers from all grade levels and is an opportunity to
build a greater sense of community in our Middle School. Students can receive
points for their house at different times throughout the school year for
participating in lunch time sports activities, service learning, after-school
activities and through a variety of other ways which will be communicated by our
Student Advisory Coordinator during assemblies and at Advisory.
Tutorials
Teachers are available for tutorials from 2:35 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and
Thursdays each week. Tutorial time is available for students to work with their
teachers, either individually or in small groups to reinforce classwork or to work on
assignments. It is required that all Middle School students attend a tutorial with at
least one of their teachers during this time.
of life and their role within it. It is a time of friendship, support and
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Homework
As articulated in the ISM Mission Statement, the Middle School strives to “maintain
a healthy balance in the time devoted to work, rest and recreation.” After a long
day at school, students are involved in a variety of activities which may include
language instruction, tutorials, instrument lessons, sports and much more. Along
with classroom instruction, the participation in after-school activities is vital in
the development of the whole child. Equally important is the opportunity for
students to rest, play and spend quality time with friends and family. All of these
factors assist students in developing independence, creativity and confidence.
Current educational research focuses on ensuring homework tasks are meaningful
and connected to learning in the classroom. As such, it is the belief of the Middle
School that homework should be purposeful and relevant to student learning while
at the same time recognizing the importance of balance in the lives of students.
Therefore, it is encouraged that homework be assigned only when absolutely
necessary, with the underlying purpose that it extend student learning beyond the
classroom.
In order to translate these beliefs into action, the Middle School has set in place
the following guidelines in regard to homework:
1. Homework is given to support work, projects and research undertaken
during the school day. It is connected to what is happening in the classroom
and has a distinct purpose; it extends student learning beyond the
classroom.
2. Some homework projects may be open-ended (e.g. a research assignment,
an art project or a survey) and may be completed over several nights.
3. Parental communication with students about their learning is strongly
encouraged. However, completion and submission of homework is the
responsibility of the student.
Grade 5 and 6 Guidelines
Approximately 40 minutes per week for each Core subject and
approximately 20 minutes per week for each Encore subject.
Grade 7 and 8 Guidelines
Approximately one hour of homework per subject (Core and Encore) per
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Furthermore, it is recommended that students take the opportunity to read for
pleasure each day in their first or second language, either independently or with
an adult. A teacher may also choose to assign specific reading and/or writing tasks
as part of homework.
Middle School Activities
ISM offers a variety of after-school activities for interested Middle School
students. The full selection of activities and clubs available each semester can be
found on the Middle School AFAC Blog (http://ms-activities.ism-online.org) along
with the procedures for registration.
Athletics and Activities (ATAC)
In addition to various after-school activities provided for students in Middle
School, there is also a variety of competitive sports and activities available. The
full selection of athletics and activities available each semester can be found on
the Middle School ATAC Blog (http://atac.ism-online.org).
If students are a part of an ATAC team where an athletic uniform is required, ISM
will pay 40 percent to a maximum of Php 600. This does not include jackets,
sweatshirts, footwear, bags, etc. The rest of the cost of the team uniform is to be
charged to the school account of the student. Any practice uniforms or special
equipment that may be issued from time to time must be returned or the
replacement cost will be charged directly to the school account of the student
concerned.
Once an official uniform has been issued, then it may only be used for official
games and functions and not for practices, physical education class, etc. during
the season. During games, athletes are required to wear the complete official
uniform.
If an activity involves an overseas trip, parents will be charged 100 percent for all
sports/activity trips and exchanges including flights, taxes, coaches' flights and
hotel expenses.
Each school year, ISM hosts various exchanges and IASAS tournaments involving
sports, fine arts and other activities such as the AMIS Festival. During these
weekends, we ask our parents and families to host visiting students in their homes
for two to four nights, depending on the event. Our visitors come mainly from the
other IASAS schools located in Bangkok, Jakarta, Singapore, Taipei and Kuala
Lumpur.
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Our students directly benefit from the same hospitality when we travel to other
schools and participate in similar events held throughout the region. This provides
our students with the opportunity to meet families from other schools, cultivate
new friendships and it significantly reduces the cost of travel for everyone
involved.
Therefore, it is imperative that all ISM families who participate in ISM programs
either in Manila or abroad understand that we will need and expect their help
throughout the year. If students are chosen to represent the school on a team or in
a group, the expectation is that their family will host visitors for events held in
Manila. If a family is not able to house for a particular event, then it is understood
that the participant will find a replacement host to assist with their housing
responsibility. Not fulfilling this requirement could limit students' participation.
Middle School Events
Socializing and interacting with others is a big part of Middle School life as we learn
more about each other and ourselves in a fun and safe environment. A variety of
different opportunities take place throughout the school year, which can be found
on the school calendar. These include:
• Middle School Courtyard Events
• Middle School Parties
• Spirit Week
• Filipiñiana
• Classroom Without Walls (CWW)
• Saturday Service Learning Trips
• Middle School Global Issues Network (GIN)
• The Association for Music in International School (AMIS) Music Exchange
• International Schools Theater Association (ISTA)
• Middle School Play
• Grade 8 End-of-Year Activities: Dinner Dance, Activity Day and Moving On
Ceremony
In addition to after-school activities, Middle School parties take place each
semester. In order for the parties to remain the positive experience they have
always been, we require your cooperation with regard to the following
expectations:
1. Please follow the drop-off and pick-up times as outlined in the permission
slip.
2. Signed permission slips are required in order for students to attend Middle
School parties.
3. Students need to remain in the designated area during the entire party.
They may not leave early unless they are picked up by parents and have an
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administrator or faculty advisor approval.
4. Our parties are for ISM Middle School students only. Guests and relatives are
not allowed to participate in these events.
5. Students need to respect and cooperate with the teacher chaperones who
have volunteered their time.
6. Students must be in attendance during the school day in order to
participate in the party.
Classroom Without Walls
The Classroom Without Walls (CWW) program at ISM spans Grades 5-8 in the Middle
School. This program engages students in activities outside the school and is
closely linked to the academic program and Service Learning.
Students in the Middle School attend two experiential programs during the school
year. These programs offer experiences at a level appropriate to the respective
grades. Some common elements run throughout the CWW program for all grade
levels. The fall CWW activities focus on class team building, while the February
trip focuses on fieldwork, outdoor challenges, health and social education,
community and service. During these trips — as in all school events — all school
rules apply. A combination of on-campus and off-campus experiences make up the
CWW experience and will be communicated to students and parents by the Grade
Level Coordinator and Advisory teachers each semester.
Service Learning Program
All Middle School students are encouraged to engage in Service Learning activities
at ISM, and it is also a requirement during the Middle School CWW program. In
particular, Grade 8 students complete a mandatory exploratory course titled
Changing Our World in which students reflect on the world around them and learn
how the world functions. This course gives students the opportunity to critically
reflect on issues around them and get actively involved in Service Learning at ISM
during the Saturday Service program.
Desired Outcomes of the Service Learning Program:
To uphold the school's Mission and Core Values.
To meet expectations of ISM and Middle School which value student
reflections on Service Learning.
To help students fulfill the expectations of the CWW program.
To provide continuity of Service Learning at ISM from ES through MS and HS.
To empower students to act on classroom lessons and to strengthen their
awareness of injustices in the world.
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• To develop leadership skills, knowledge and genuine compassion, leading to
lifelong involvement in community service.
• To develop responsible global citizens; individuals whose actions add
harmony to the world; students who can adapt to the challenges of an
increasingly complex, interdependent and changing world.
• To develop inquiring and reflective problem solvers who seek to understand
the complex nature of issues such as poverty and injustice.
There are two layers to the Middle School Service Learning program; the first layer
is embedded in our curriculum: the Classroom Without Walls (CWW) and classroom
or grade-level excursions. The second layer includes Saturday Service and After-
School Service, which integrate the Middle School and High School service
programs. Both the Saturday and After-School Service allow our students to
interact with students from impoverished neighborhoods either here at the ISM
campus and at various locations around Metro Manila. The program provides
opportunities for Middle School students to form relationships with less
advantaged children and helps our students develop a better sense of the situation
for the majority of people living in Manila while gaining a better understanding of
themselves as individuals. Middle School students can get involved in Service
Learning in service clubs/trips to organizations such as Chosen Children Village
(CCV), Gawad Kalinga (GK777) and Child Hope. It is our goal that every Middle
School student participate in at least one Service Learning opportunity throughout
the school year.
HOW THE SCHOOL WORKS
Guidance Counselors
Welcome to Middle School on behalf of our Guidance Counseling team. We are
here to support you with your individual development socially, emotionally and
academically to ensure you have the most successful Middle School learning
experience possible.
There are three Guidance Counselors in Middle School. They provide consultation
and support through individual and group counseling, assessment of students'
social and academic strengths and challenges, transition of new students to ISM,
crisis intervention and facilitation of communication between students, parents,
teachers and administrators.
The Guidance Counselors work together as a team and also divide the
responsibilities for individual students alphabetically by surname. They are each
assigned to a grade level to facilitate activities with the Grade Level Coordinators
and teachers based on support that is needed or issues that arise, along with being
involved in the social development of students through Advisory, events,
activities, assemblies and CWW.
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• Ms. Van der Merwe supports students throughout MS with surnames A – H and
is aligned with Grades 5 and 6.
• Ms. Bliss supports students throughout MS with surnames I – O and is aligned
with Grade 7.
• Mr. St. Laurent supports students throughout MS with surnames P – Z and is
aligned with Grade 8.
Individual Counseling: The Guidance Counselors are trained to help Middle School
students with school-related problems arising from academic, personal, social or
family conflicts. Some common problems include adjustment to school, changing
peer relationships, parent expectations and study habits. Confidentiality is always
observed. Students are free to make an appointment with any of the Counselors
when a need arises.
Group Guidance: At different times throughout the year, the Guidance Counselors
will conduct group guidance sessions. These sessions are designed to help students
gain insight into their behaviors, understand their attitudes, interests and
capabilities, and learn how to make healthy decisions. Special interest group
guidance sessions can also be suggested and requested by students.
Academic Program
Middle School at International School Manila is a time when students are
transitioning from childhood to their adolescent years. This is an exciting and
challenging time for both the students themselves and the adults in their lives
supporting them through this journey. We believe in the following characteristics
that are supported throughout our Middle School program. We are:
developmentally responsive, taking into consideration the nature of young
adolescents as the foundation on which all decisions are made; challenging,
recognizing that every student can learn and everyone is held to high
expectations; empowering, by providing all students with the knowledge and skills
they need to take control of their lives; equitable, advocating for every student's
right to learn and providing challenging and relevant learning opportunities;
internationally minded, by being aware of the importance of acknowledging and
benefitting from the cultural diversity that exists in our community and how we
use this to broaden perspectives and tolerance throughout our community.
The Middle School comprises four grade levels, Grade 5 through Grade 8. The age
range is from ten to fourteen.
In general, all Middle School students are required to take English, Social Studies,
Mathematics, Science, Modern Language, Physical Education, a compulsory
Exploratory and an Elective. Depending on the grade level, the semester-long
exploratory courses are Art, Drama, Wellness, IDEAS and Changing Our World.
These courses allow students to explore specific areas. Individual choices are
provided through the elective courses.
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The four core areas of the Middle School curriculum—English Language Arts,
Mathematics, Science and Social Studies—collaborate to align the programs and
ensure ongoing opportunities for student transfer of understandings and skills
between the different content areas from Grades 5 to 8.
Each set of content standards and indicators has been aligned vertically between
the divisions of the school and guides the instruction at each grade level in the core
area courses. Additionally, the collaboration between each content area ensures
that students move towards achieving the ISM School-wide student goals of
becoming inquiring and reflective problem solvers, knowledgeable and skilled
learners, effective communicators, self-directed and balanced individuals and
responsible, caring and ethical contributors.
At the heart of each course are rich concepts that anchor student learning and
guide the assessment of standards and indicators. These concepts are the focus of
each unit of study within the core areas. They also reinforce the
interconnectedness of content and skills by encouraging students to transfer what
they are learning in one class to what they are learning in another. The following
are the concepts at each grade level:
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REQUIRED COURSES
English Language Arts Math Science Social Studies
Modern Language Physical Education
EXPLORATORY COURSES
GRADE 5 GRADE 6 GRADE 7 GRADE 8
Art Art Wellness
Drama Drama IDEAS Wellness
Wellness Wellness
ELECTIVE COURSES
GRADE 5 GRADE 6 GRADE 7 and GRADE 8
Year-long Year-long Year-long Semester-long
Band Band Band ARTstudies
Strings Strings Strings ARTmud (Ceramics)
Digi Art
Semester-long Semester-long ARTsculpt (Sculpture)
Chorus Chorus Chorus
General Music General Music Dance
Cooperative Games Team Sports Drama
iLearn iDesign Introduction to Journalism
Music Madness
Robotics
Changing Our World
GRADE 5 GRADE 6 GRADE 7 GRADE 8
Organization Structures Identity Systems
Patterns Relationships Innovation Transformation
Form & Function Cause and Effect Interaction Power
Change Discovery Truth Interconnectedness
In addition to the concepts there is a set of school-wide transdisciplinary skills,
which are a set of broad, essential skills that transcend subject areas. These
include communication, connection and collaboration, critical thinking and
problem solving, research, personal management and reflection. These skills are
incorporated into the learning experiences in each course and are a part of the
assessment process.
A final component is the dispositions, which are the lifelong behaviors we want to
cultivate in students. They are rooted in common values that will help a student
learn how to contribute positively to the school community and society at large.
These include being responsible, ethical, caring, creative, balanced and self-
directed.
Both within departments and across grade levels, teachers collaborate with one
another to support instruction for students within these frameworks. The
opportunities for Middle School students to transfer their learning experiences
makes for a richer, more rigorous academic program and solidifies the long-term
development and reinforcement of their understandings.
Support is provided for students learning English through our English-as-a-Second-
Language (ESL) program. ESL and classroom teachers work together to create a
language-rich environment where students feel comfortable taking risks and
where individual needs are accommodated. The ESL teacher supports the ESL
students within his or her mainstream classroom for lessons delivered to the whole
class. The Inclusion Model is a team approach involving joint planning with grade-
level teachers.
Additional support is available for students with different learning needs. The
Learning Support model is based on the philosophy that students vary in their level
of ability, achievement, motivation and interest, and that individuals respond best
to educational programs that provide appropriate challenges and meet their
individual needs.
Assessment of Students
Report Cards/Progress Reports
Our purpose for grading is to provide parents with needed information about the
child's efforts and academic achievements. Grades are most important for the
student so they know how they are progressing academically. As parents and
teachers, we certainly need to help our children set goals for improvement
through evaluation of their academic strengths and weaknesses.
Every quarter a grade-to-date is issued to the students in each subject area. Each
semester, a report card with narrative comments is sent home with your child.
Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled during the first semester and a
student-led conference during the second semester. Additional conferences may
be scheduled at any time.
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At ISM, we believe that grades should reflect the level of understanding and
achievement towards determined standards and that student behaviors (effort,
participation, adherence to class rules, etc.) should be included separately.
Therefore, the grade in each subject area will consist of two separate grading
categories. These include Achievement and Learning Habits and both will be
reported on in the semester report.
Within the Achievement and Learning Habits categories, grades will be reported
on in subcategories to provide further information to parents and students
regarding strengths and areas for growth. Within the Achievement category,
students will be assessed on Knowledge and Understanding (what do you know?),
Transfer of Learning (How can you apply what you know?), and Communication of
Learning (How can you communicate about what you know?). Within the Learning
Habits category, students will be assessed on Organization, Engagement, and
Collaboration.
Grades will be reported on a scale of 7-1 with 7 and 6 representing Exemplary
Achievement and Learning Habits, 5 and 4 representing Proficient Achievement
and Learning Habits, 3 and 2 representing Developing Achievement and Learning
Habits and a 1 representing Emerging Achievement and Learning Habits. All rubrics
will reflect this scale, and grade boundaries for quiz and test type assessments will
be determined by teacher teams on a case by case basis. Only summative
assessments will be included in the Achievement grade. Learning Habits will be
both self and teacher assessed at least three times per semester.
The type of assessment, work time spent on a task, and its level of challenge to a
student determine the weighting of an assignment. Students will demonstrate
their Knowledge and Understanding, Transfer of Learning, and Communication of
Learning through tests and quizzes, projects, formal writing, oral presentations,
and class work.
Progress reports are used at regular intervals to help communicate with parents
either special progress or special needs in a given course. Sometimes they are sent
to parents of students who are experiencing difficulty in a given subject (i.e. they
may be in danger of failing that subject). Parents are encouraged to confer with
the teacher concerned or with the child's Counselor whenever necessary, to help
improve student performance. Teachers are also encouraged to issue progress
reports of a more positive nature, indicating the student has improved or is
excelling. Parents and students are strongly encouraged to check PowerSchool
regularly and monitor progress (grades are updated every two weeks in
PowerSchool). Passwords are available through the Middle School Office.
Late Submission of Assessment
Dealing with unsubmitted and late work will be considered consistently across all
subjects and grade levels. Teachers should insist that all work is submitted on time
and is representative of the student's best ability. If students do not submit
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work on time the students should be strongly encouraged to do the work within a
reasonable time frame. Non submission of work will be temporarily recorded as
insufficient evidence and marked as missing in the achievement category. If
students do not submit the work by the original deadline then the following
guidelines should be used:
The teacher should meet with the student and devise a reasonable timeline or
corrective plan for when the work will be submitted. Teachers can use tutorial
time to offer support before submission or resubmission of work.
Insufficient Evidence and marked as Missing should be recorded in the
achievement grade and students should be allowed to submit the work with a clear
corrective plan in place.
Late work or non-submission of work is reflected in the learning habits category
and report comments. In addition, for repeated behavior, parents must be
notified.
A teacher should consult with administration when a student does not submit the
work after this level of support has been provided. At this stage a determination
will be made on how insufficient evidence and the final grade for the student is
calculated.
Academic Probation
If a student fails the first semester in any two subjects, he/she may be placed on
academic probation. In circumstances wherein the situation does not improve, the
student may not be invited to return to International School Manila. The final
decision will rest with the Learning Support Resource Team. Parents will be
informed in writing during the second semester as to their child's status for the
following year.
Middle School Media Center (MSMC)
The Middle School Media Center houses a growing collection of over 15,000 books
and audio-visual materials, 15 periodical titles and 4 local and foreign
newspapers. The collection supplements all areas of the curriculum and is
regularly updated with input from teachers and students.
The MSMC is open throughout the regular school day from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Students may visit with their class teacher or obtain a pass to visit on their own
during class time. They may also visit the MSMC before school, during lunch and
after school.
At the MSMC, students may search the online catalogues, borrow books and
materials, use reference sources, search online databases, surf the internet and
work on projects requiring the use of the library.
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Student Technology Acceptable Use Policy
International School Manila is committed to delivering the highest quality
education in line with current best practices in the integration of technology. We
believe that students thrive in an environment in which education with technology
is a seamless part of their lives. The integration of technology in education
provides new learning and teaching opportunities. Students today will experience
a connected digital world their entire lives. The opportunities provided by the use
of a personal laptop include increased independence, responsibility and learning
through technology. A BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) program will help enable
students to take ownership and responsibility for their learning both in and outside
of the classroom as well as well as grow into a model digital citizen.
In 7 & 8 grades students will bring their own laptops to school each day. The laptop
minimum requirments are listed below. In 5th and 6th grades students will use
school provided laptops in a 1:1 computing model.
Current information, recommendations and answers to questions may also be viewed via the
MS technology site https://sites.google.com/a/ismanila.org/byod/
Being a Responsible Digital Learner and Citizen at ISM (Students)
Being a Digital Learner and Citizen at ISM:
1) RESPECT – As part of a connected community of peers and adults, respect - for
each other, for each other's property, and for one's own property and
responsibilities - is a cornerstone for building a worthwhile learning community.
2) REPUTATION – Whatever is posted online can go anywhere and find anyone, so
content and context needs to be carefully considered every time digital
technologies are used to create, communicate or post anything. We should only
share messages that will enhance the reputation of ourselves, our fellow students,
our families, and our school.
3) RIGHTS – In the Digital Age, with identity tied to digital connections, it is
important to understand not only individual rights, but also the rights of those
charged with providing safe, secure and productive learning environments for the
students under their charge.
4) RESPONSIBILITIES – Students, along with teachers, must learn and lead by
positive examples, in order to actively build a respectful and safe learning
environment.
5) GUIDANCE – The school supports exemplary practices through continual dialog,
direction, and guidelines. Each student should be cognizant of teacher specific
expectations for technology use and abide by these at all times.
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6) REPERCUSSIONS – Technology use is a privilege, particularly in a BYOD school,
and everyone should contribute to a positive learning experience for all
community members. Anti-social misbehavior warrants appropriate action to
safeguard the rights and reputation of those adversely affected. This is no
different in the digital age, and even more important when the effect of such
behaviours may be amplified. At ISM, technologies are provided for students to
work on projects and personal learning, conduct research, and collaborate and
communicate with others for school related activities. When using technology, as
in all other areas of life at ISM, we are guided by both the ISM mission statement.
This means that we seek to demonstrate responsible, caring and principled
behavior at all times. It is important for students to carefully manage their digital
work, recreation time, and find a good balance between school work, family life
and social life. The habits formed will be important for present and future
attitudes towards learning and citizenship.
Personal Notebook Program from Grade 7 onwards: Each student from Grade 7
onwards is required to have a laptop with school-designated software ready for
use in class as learning requires. Keeping one's notebook safe and ready is an
important student responsibility.
Guidelines for proper care and use include, but is not limited to:
• Using a notebook on a flat, stable surface
• Carrying a notebook closed
• Keeping food and drink away from a notebook
• Not inserting foreign objects (paper clips, pens, etc.) into the ports
(openings) of a notebook
• Gently closing a notebook from the top center of the screen and place in
safe storage when not in use
• Individualizing one's notebook and accessories by clearly labeling to aid
identification when mislaid
• Being aware of wires and accessories connected to all notebooks
• Keeping a notebook safely secured while traveling
• Never leaving a notebook unattended anywhere, anytime
Responsible Use at school includes:
• Using one's notebook primarily for educational and school related activities
• Securing one's notebooks at all times
• Keeping passwords private and not accessing anyone else's password
protected sites
• Protecting personal privacy when online by not revealing home address,
phone number, or other information of a personal nature in at-risk
situations.
NOTE - Students in Middle School MUST NOT reveal their full names online
• Not recording, photographing or posting online details of a teacher or a
student without the person's direct and clear permission
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• Using only appropriate language, pictures, music, videos, etc.
• Conducting oneself appropriately when interacting with others online
• Respecting the copyright of materials and always give credit to sources of
information including software, images, music, and video
• Attending classes with a laptop charged to enable ready for required use or
their own charging cable
• Being responsible for all of their data and regularly BACK-UP all working files
• Having rights to all applications and files that are on their notebook while
they are a student at ISM. This includes having their laptop with them at all
times in class
• Not copying or passing-on software if supplied by ISM
• Permitting ISM administrators and parents/guardians to access their school
email account, and or other computer based materials if serious anti-social
behavior affecting others is suspected
• Remember, your reputation both within the school and in the digital world
is strongly influenced by your actions with your laptop. So too is your
academic progress strongly linked to your focus and time management.
Social Media and Gaming
Social Media and Computer Games, like all technologies, could have a positive
potential to support learning, and as well as a potential to distract and amplify
weaknesses in learning. Part of having a personalized laptop program at ISM is to
help students find appropriate balances. Violent computer games are not
acceptable at ISM. Unacceptable computer games are those where gameplay is
characterized by destruction of individuals or property, human degradation, or
other actions which are contrary to school community ideals. Social media can be
used in positive ways to support the school and its learning objectives. Where there
are concerns please use internal communication mechanisms.
The digital services provided by ISM are for teaching, learning and administration.
Contravention of this agreement will be considered a breach of the school's
behavioral code and may subject a student to disciplinary action by the school.
Personal digital devices will not be connected to the school network unless under
prior arrangements.
Students must familiarize themselves with this agreement and accompanying
advice so that they know and understand their own and the school's responsibilities.
This agreement will be updated annually.
Health and Safety
All students, except in case of emergency, are required to have written permission
from the teacher before being seen in the Health Clinic during regular school hours.
No Clinic Pass is required after school hours.
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A student may be allowed to rest in the Health Clinic for an appropriate period of
time. If the student has not improved, the parents/guardian will be asked to pick
up the student from school. A student being sent home by the physician is required
to be picked up at the Health Clinic by the parent/guardian who will sign a release
form. Students with fever or any other contagious diseases are not allowed to ride
the school bus.
As a school policy, the Health Clinic physicians do not issue prescriptions for any
kind of medication. Students are advised to see their family physician.
If a student has to take prescribed medication at school, the Health Clinic staff will
administer the medication with compliance to the following policies:
• The medication should be properly labeled as to the name of the student,
name of medication, dosage and time the medication has to be taken.
• A note from the parent authorizing the Health Clinic staff to administer the
medication.
• INSULIN and EPIPEN are the ONLY prescription medication that will be
administered by injection.
Security
Security Officers are on duty on the school campus at all times. It is important that
all visitors to the school obtain a pass upon entering the campus.
Crisis Management
A Crisis Response Team exists to assist the school to function in the event of a crisis
or tragedy that indirectly or directly impacts the people of the ISM community. If
you are one of the first to become aware of such a crisis, please inform the
Superintendent or a Principal promptly.
Steps taken in response to a given incident will be determined by the Crisis
Response Team, which is composed of Counselors, Administrators and various
specialists as needed. First and foremost, the Team is concerned with the safety of
students. The Team provides emotional support to students, staff and parents by
responding to the event in a calm, compassionate and timely manner.
Fire Alarms/Drills
The buildings on campus are fitted with a fire alarm system. Throughout the year,
fire drills take place in order to familiarize pupils with procedures and escape
exits. Instructions for exiting the building are posted in each classroom. In
addition, drills for internal evacuations and lockdowns will also take place during
the year. It is imperative that students move to the designated points in an orderly,
expedient and quiet fashion.
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Typhoon Storm Signal
Contingencies Regarding Closing During Typhoons
1. Storm Signal 1 Conditions
1. When Storm Signal 1 is declared,
school will remain open.
2. Storm Signal 2 Conditions
2.1 When Storm Signal 2 is declared,
ISM will close.
2.2 An announcement to pa
rents regarding closing of the school will
be made by 5:30 am.
2.3 When ISM is to be cl
osed, information will be transmitted
to parents by the Telephone Tree,
Mass Text Messaging System, Bus System
and Administrative Telephone Tree.
3. Storm Signal 3 Conditions
3.1 ISM will automatically close
when Storm Signal 3 or higher is declared.
Transportation
Detailed information regarding busing and the school's transportation services are
provided in a separate publication provided by the school.
Daily Guidelines
1. Students must only ride the bus to which they are assigned and may only
ride a different one with written permission from the Transportation
Coordinator. If there is a change of schedule or address, please turn in your
information to the Transportation Coordinator's Office for updating and
correction.
2. Buses leave on schedule and will not wait for late students.
a. If a bus arrived late at school, students must get a pass from the
Transportation Coordinator's Office for admission to class and
the late will be excused.
b. If a bus does not show up or is more than 10 minutes late, contact
the Transportation Office immediately (840-8540 or 840-8541).
3. The buses will unload students at ISM in the Elementary School Field parking
area and will leave from the same place.
4. All exits on the large and medium buses are controlled and operated from
the driver's position. Students are to enter and leave the bus from the front
exit. The rear exits may not be used except in an emergency.
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GUIDELINES FOR TYPHOONS
BEFORE SCHOOL OPENS
Decision to close ISM is made by 5:30 am.
SIGNAL 1 ISM OPEN
SIGNAL 2 ISM CLOSED
SIGNAL 3 or 4 ISM CLOSED
INFORMATION ON CLOSING FROM:
• Radio FM 88.3 or 99.5
• Telephone Tree
• Call ISM 840-8400 or
• Call Security Office 840-8530 or 840-8531
a. Buses are air-conditioned and equipped with first-aid kits and fire
extinguishers. Music devices may not be played on the buses.
b Bus attendants are provided with a bus folder which includes all
related bus information: bus routes, students' logbook, rules and
regulations and so on.
5. The school is not liable for any item left on the bus. Students must see to it
that nothing is left on the bus. However, items found on the bus may be
turned in to the Transportation Office.
6. Activity buses are scheduled to leave the campus at 3:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.
and 5:15 p.m. These buses are for students participating in scheduled co-
curricular activities such as athletics, drama and so on.
7. Routes for late buses are scheduled by the school on a drop-off point basis,
and any change or deviation from the established routes will be authorized
only by the school. School bus rules also apply to the late bus.
School Bus Rules and Regulations
Students are expected to conduct themselves in a mature and responsible manner
while riding the bus to and from the school. Misbehavior on a school bus or at the
bus stop will be reported by the bus driver or bus attendant to the Transportation
Coordinator and will result in disciplinary action. All instructions of the
Transportation Coordinator and staff must be obeyed; behavior on the bus should
be identical to manners and courtesy practiced within the classroom.
Most students want to ride a safe, clean and well regulated bus. In order to meet
these conditions, certain rules and regulations must be observed. The bus driver or
bus attendant is responsible for each student and therefore must devote his/her
attention to safety. Here is how you can help:
1. Be present at bus pick-up points to board the bus on time.
2. It is the responsibility of parents to see that someone will be accompanying
their child to and from the bus. Drivers are not supposed to get off the bus
to walk or cross the street with a child.
3. Ride your assigned bus unless special permission is given by the
Transportation Coordinator to ride another bus.
4. Always get off the bus at your designated bus stop, unless your parents have
arranged for an alternative and the Transportation Coordinator has
authorized departure on another bus.
5. Do not ask anyone to ride your bus without permission from the
Transportation Coordinator.
6. Do not ask the driver to deviate from his/her scheduled bus routes and/or
stops. Only the Transportation Coordinator can authorize changes.
7. For your safety and the safety of others, wait until the bus comes to a
complete stop before embarking or disembarking.
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8. To make sure there is enough room for everyone, keep personal possessions,
such as books and bags, on your lap and out of aisles and seats.
9. Never stick head, hands, arms or any other part of your body out of the
window or doors.
10.Avoid unnecessary noise and distractions that might divert the driver's
attention. This includes standing up and/or changing seats.
11.Bus routes are determined so as to provide adequate seating for everyone.
Therefore, no one is to sit in the aisles, on the doorsteps or on the motor
cover/gearbox.
12.Practice courtesy to fellow students, your bus driver, bus attendant and to
citizens of your host country. This includes refraining from inappropriate
language, spitting, shouting or making obscene gestures either inside or
outside of the bus.
13.Never throw anything in the bus or out of the window.
14.Help maintain a clean and sanitary bus.
15.Respect the personal property of others. A student responsible for any
damage, destruction or defacing of personal or bus property, will be
required to pay for damages and will be subject to disciplinary action.
16.Refrain from fighting or creating disturbances, injuring another person or
acting in such a manner as to expose others to risk, danger or harm. No
pushing or swearing is permitted.
17.Never tamper, dismantle or deface any part of the bus or its equipment.
Obey the bus driver and bus attendant at all times. In case of an emergency,
remain quietly seated in the bus unless otherwise instructed by the driver or bus
attendant.
First Offense: A warning will be given to the student both verbally and in
writing. This will be kept on file in the Transportation Office.
Second Offense: Parents will be notified that there is a behavior problem and
that the student will be given one more chance to obey the
rules.
Third Offense: A student is suspended from riding the bus.
Cafeteria
The Middle School Cafeteria operates daily, on a cash basis, from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00
p.m. The Cafeteria menu includes a variety of breakfast items, hot lunches, snack
items and a number of healthy options.

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Please be advised that the Cafeteria utilizes a pre-paid system. This means that all
students must order and pay for their items at the cashier first. Students will then
be provided with the receipt from the cashier that they will give to the food
counter attendant in order to collect their food items. Students may also choose to
bring their own lunch and snacks from home.
When students are in the Cafeteria, they need to be considerate, clean and
environmentally friendly. It is expected that students will clean up after
themselves in the Cafeteria.
School Supplies, Resources and Textbooks
A complete list of school supplies required by students is available in the Middle
School Office or on the Middle School Blog (http://ms.ism-online.org)
School-owned textbooks and resource materials are issued to students from the
Textbook Center or by the teacher. In cases of loss or damage, the student will
provide reimbursement.
Lockers
Each student in Grades 6, 7 and 8 is issued a locker to store their personal
belongings and school materials. Valuables or money should not be left in your
locker or in an unattended bag. It is a student's responsibility to report anyone
tampering with their locker to the Middle School Office. Lockers will be assigned
to students by the Middle School Office. Physical Education (PE) lockers are
available for use only during PE Class. Exhange of lockers and sharing of lockers
among students is not permitted. Middle School Lockers are accessed with your
student ID card. If you forget or misplace your ID card, please report to
MS Office.


Personal Property, Lost and Found
It is important to keep track of all items students bring to school each day.
Labeling all clothing, belongings and band instruments with the student's name
helps ensure the return of the item, should it be misplaced. Band instruments may
be kept in a locked storage area in the band room.
All lost items and materials may be claimed from the Lost and Found desk in the
Security Office. As members of our Middle School community, students are
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expected to respect the property of others and turn in found items to the Middle
School office or directly to the Security Office. A security report is filled out by the
student for lost items.
Withdrawal Procedures
Students withdrawing from ISM must complete the following procedures:
1. The Admissions Office in the Central Administration building will provide a
Withdrawal Notification Form to be signed by parents notifying the Middle
School Administration — at least one week in advance — of the intention to
withdraw. Upon receipt of the signed form, the student will be given a
Clearance Form to be signed by each teacher or school department indicating
all materials have been returned.

2. Complete all checkout procedures, including:
a. Returning all textbooks to the Textbook Center;
b. Returning all materials borrowed from the Media Center, departments,
and/or Guidance Office;
c. Checking with the Cashier's Office one week prior to the withdrawal date
for final accounts to be settled. No student may be officially withdrawn
until all accounts have been settled, meaning that no Transcript of Record
and Certificate of Attendance will be released until all accounts are paid.
STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS
Essential Expectations
Our main goal for students is that they are respectful, take responsibility for their
actions and make safe choices. Self-control and self-discipline are important
personal responsibilities. Everyone at ISM should feel good about being in school
and be able to be confident in themselves. It is everyone's responsibility to treat
others with respect, including all teachers and adults working on our campus. All
students have the right to learn and to be safe at ISM.
Students of ISM are expected to be positive and respectful of others at school and
when representing ISM in the wider community.
The following are guidelines to be followed:
• Be prepared to learn with your mind ready and focused, with all materials
and resources available at the start of class.
• Be on time for all classes.
• Complete all assignments to a high standard and in a timely manner.
• Follow the guidelines for wearing of the school uniform.
• Stay on task in class, avoid bringing items to class that will be a distraction
to your learning and the learning of others.
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The following are unacceptable behaviors:
• Bullying, either in person or in written form such as cyber-bullying. (Use of
the phone system, copy machines, computer systems, email or any
technology to send or display inappropriate, obscene or harassing messages
or material anywhere or to anyone is prohibited.)
• Cheating/plagiarism
• Defiance of authority/insubordination
• Disruption of instruction
• Endangering the safety of others
• Extortion
• Fighting or assault
• Hazing or initiations
• Inappropriate language/behavior
• Dishonesty
• Threatening or intimidating behaviors (e.g. harassment, verbal abuse,
humiliation, ridicule, etc.)
• Participating in group behaviors that intimidate, threaten physical or
psychological harm against others
• Promoting or encouraging membership and interests of groups, clubs,
fraternities or organizations not officially sanctioned by the school
• Recruiting or encouraging others to participate in inappropriate, harmful or
intimidating behavior
• Stealing
It is a basic entitlement of all students to receive their education free from
humiliation, oppression and abuse. As relationships are the foundation of our
community, students are encouraged not only to treat others as they would wish to
be treated, but also to protect and uphold the freedom and rights of others.
Harassment and bullying will not be tolerated, and students who participate in
such behavior will be held responsible for such action. Consequences for such
behavior may result in the suspension or dismissal of the student.
GUIDELINES FOR MAJOR DISCIPLINE ISSUES
Academic Honesty
At ISM, integrity is a key component of our vision. Academic honesty requires that
all students and teachers respect the integrity of one another's work and recognize
the importance of acknowledging and safeguarding intellectual property.
Our goal in the Middle School is to develop in students a common understanding of
the components of academic honesty and to teach the skills needed to ensure that
student learning represents the individual's own work, original ideas, and that
material is properly sourced.
When students are guided through the process in a developmentally appropriate
way and explicitly taught the skills they need they will be able to demonstrate
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their own individual learning at the highest possible level. Through the research
transdisciplinary skill students learn the “Big 6” stages of research, which
incorporates the skills associated with academic honesty outlined in our Middle
School Research Continuum.
Definitions associated with academic honesty:
1. When a student represents the ideas or work of another person as their own
– this includes copying from a text or from another student (plagiarism).
2. The ideas of others need to be sourced and cited properly following
guidelines in our ISM MS research continuum (plagiarism).
3. When a student allows their work to be copied or submitted for assessment
by another student (collusion).
4. When a student presents the same work for different assessments without
consulting with their teacher (duplication).
5. Any other behavior that gains an unfair advantage- this includes cheating in
an exam or test, taking unauthorized material into an exam or test…
When a student needs support with understanding the components of academic
honesty or chooses to not follow the guidelines, the following steps will be taken
to ensure that integrity of work is being maintained.
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When a teacher identifies that a
student intentionally has not followed
the practices of academic honesty
1. Have a conversation with the
student, to find out their level of
understanding.
2. Communicate with the assistant
principal to discuss steps to be
taken.
3. Student will have a conversation
with the principal or assistant
principal and guidance counselor.
4. Parent will be contacted by the
principal and assistant principal.
5. Consequences will be decided on by
the assistant principal or principal
together with the teacher and
student. This may include (loss of
privileges during break time and/or
after school, and reflected in the
learning habits section of their
grade). A component of this time
will be spent on practicing and re-
learning the skills associated with
academic honesty.
When a teacher identifies that a
student does not understand the
principles of academic honesty
1. Have a conversation with the
student, to find out their level of
understanding.
2. Communicate with the assistant
principal to find if there are any
prior incidents (if so move to
column two…)
3. Re-teach the skills necessary to be
successful at the task.
4. Allow the student to resubmit and
have the assignment reassessed
for full credit.
5. Have a conversation (email) with
the parent to communicate what
has happened and how you have
supported the student.
Alcohol and Tobacco
• Cigarette Lighters/Matches - Middle School students are not to be in
possession of or use lighters/matches on campus, on the buses, or at any
ISM-sponsored event.
• International School Manila is a tobacco-free campus. Students may not
possess oruse tobacco. This includes the streets in front and to the sides of
the school and on the school buses. The tobacco-free policy also applies to
school-sponsored student activities off campus.
• For students who violate the school's policy on tobacco or chewing tobacco,
it is considered a major infraction that may incur a level 4 – 6 disciplinary
action(suspension and expulsion; see below).
• Alcohol Use - Students may not possess, consume, or be under the influence
of alcohol at anytime, either on campus, on a school bus, or at any school-
sponsored student activities. For students who violate the no-alcohol
policy, it is considered a major infraction that may incur a level 4 – 6
disciplinary action (suspension and expulsion; see below).
Drug Policy
From Grade 8 to Grade 12, students, according to Board policy, take part in
screening and detection procedures.
The Board of Trustees of International School Manila, acting on behalf of the school
community, establishes the rule and policy that ISM students should not make use
of prohibited or dangerous drugs in any circumstances, regardless of time or place.
To this end:
1. The School's objective is to maintain a drug-free community. It shall spare
no effort to bar the use of prohibited, regulated, or dangerous drugs, or the
presence of any person under such influence on the ISM campus, its
surrounding environments, and during school-sponsored or school-related
activities, functions and events.
2. At any time, whether or not during the school year, that a student:
a. is on IS Manila's campus or its surrounding environments
b. is present at a school-sponsored or school-related activity, function
or event, the student is subject to the School's policies and rules
concerning drugs, regardless of where the drug use occurred.
3. The School likewise prohibits the actual, frustrated, or attempted
possession, sale, or transfer of prohibited or dangerous drugs or drug
related paraphernalia by any person at any time of the year on ISM's
campus, or its surrounding environments, or during a school-sponsored or
school-related activity, function, or event.
Dangerous drugs include, but are not limited to, narcotics, stimulants,
barbiturates, suppressants, hallucinogens, marijuana or amphetamines. The
School likewise considers the following as prohibited or dangerous drugs:
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• Any pharmaceutical without a valid prescription and knowledge and
permission of parents;
• Any abusive glue, aerosol, or any other chemical substance used by a
student for inhalation; and
• Any intoxicating, or mood-changing, mind-altering or behavior-altering
substance or drugs.
It is understood that the term school-sponsored or school-related activities,
functions or events includes time spent riding a school bus or any other means of
transport to a school-sponsored or school-related activity, function or event.
Use, whether active or passive, pertains to a student voluntarily introducing or
tolerating, or allowing to be introduced, by any means, into his or her body, a
prohibited or dangerous substance such that it is detectable by the student's
physical appearance, actions, breath, speech or chemical analysis.
Possession is any conduct or combination of acts of a student evincing custody or
control of or over a prohibited or dangerous substance.
Sale and transfer refer to any conveyance from a student to any other person,
natural or juridical, of a prohibited or dangerous substance for any consideration,
whether valuable, pecuniary, gratuitous, or even out of mere liberality.
As part of the policy, a screening and detection procedure utilizing urinalysis, hair
follicle, saliva or other such drug detection tests as determined by the
administration, will be conducted on a random basis, or, where suspicion of use
exists, selectively. Random selection may result in a student being selected for
testing or screening more than once during the semester.
Infractions of the ISM policy on drug abuse are cumulative throughout the
student's tenure at ISM, and will result in the following consequences:
1. Any student who possesses, uses, buys, sells, gives, or traffics drugs on or
off the school campus, its surrounding environments, or at any school-
sponsored or school-related activity, function, or event will be
permanently withdrawn from school and permanently dropped from the
rolls of IS Manila on the first offense.
2. Positive detection of use through urinalysis, hair follicle, saliva, or other
such drug detection tests as determined by the administration, will result in
the following consequences:
First Offense
• A pre- and post-suspension conference at which will be present parent
/student / Counselor / Administrator;
• Suspension from school and all school-related activities for two weeks (10
full class days);
• During those two weeks, at the initiative of the parents, a comprehensive
evaluation of the student by an IS Manila recognized and approved
professional shall be conducted. At least five, or as many as recommended
by the school and/or the outside counselor, professional counseling sessions
will be required with all relevant documentation to be forwarded to the
School before readmission. The costs of this counseling sessions will be
borne by the parents. The School recommends strongly that the parents,
too, avail themselves of specialist help.
• Prior to readmission, the student must present a written research paper of a
standard acceptable to the school and commensurate with the student's
age and academic ability — on drug use and abuse.
• The School has the prerogative to insist upon student participation in a drug
rehabilitation course during and after the period of suspension. At the
least, a scheduled visit to such an institution may be required of the student
by the School.
• As part of the reintegration process, the Building Principal has the
prerogative to insist that the offending student must participate in an
organized school activity, to be determined in discussion with parents,
student and Principal.
• Upon returning to school, the student will be placed on periodic,
mandatory urinalysis, hair follicle, saliva or other such drug detection tests
as determined by the Administration, the cost of which must be borne by
the parents.
• Refusal to comply with the counseling or the periodic mandatory urinalysis,
hair follicle, saliva or other such drug detection tests as determined by the
Administration, will result in the student being permanently dropped from
the rolls of IS Manila.
Second Offense
• The student will be permanently dropped from the rolls of IS Manila.
• The offense may be noted on the student's official transcript if the School
determines such is necessary for the protection of IS Manila's interests.
As a demonstration of its faith in human redemption, the Board of Trustees will
consider the reintegration of the student to IS Manila according to stringent
criteria explained in the administrative guidelines to this policy.
3. Any student who refuses to submit, upon request, to a urinalysis, hair
follicle, saliva or other such drug detection tests as determined by the
administration, will be deemed to have failed said test and will be
sanctioned accordingly. A second refusal will result in the student being
permanently dropped from the rolls of IS Manila.
4. Circumventing one's own urinalysis, hair follicle, saliva or other such drug
detection tests as determined by the administration, or assisting another
student in circumventing the process will result in the same consequences
as outlined in the previous section.
5. Urinalysis, hair follicle, saliva or other such drug detection tests as
determined by the Administration, random or otherwise, will be conducted
according to the administrative guidelines to this policy.
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Possession of Weapons on Campus
Students of International School Manila are expected to respect the persona identity,
privacy, and safety of others. Hence, possession of any firearm dangerous weapon, or
facsimile (exact copy) on campus or at any school activity is prohibited.
Consequences of possession of these items are as follows:
1. Any student who brings a firearm to school will be immediately suspended and
recommended for permanent withdrawal or expulsion from school.
Additionally, any student who possesses, on school premises, any dangerous
weapon and who brandishes, threatens or uses such weapon in any
confrontational situation will also be immediately suspended and
recommended for permanent withdrawal or expulsion from school.
2. Any student who is in possession of any BB, pellet, or facsimile (exact copy)
firearm, knife designed as a weapon, martial art weapons, or any other
weapons (or items that can be perceived and/or used as a weapon), will be
suspended from school on the first offense. If a second offense occurs, the
student will be immediately suspended and recommended for permanent
withdrawal from school or expulsion from school.
3. Students should not bring to school pocket knives, pen knives, key chain
knives, etc. These will be confiscated and returned only to parents. Students
will be subject to suspension on their first offense.
Theft
Students of International School Manila are expected to respect the property of
others. Theft or the appropriation of property other than one's own is considered a
serious offense and is prohibited.
Acts of theft consists of being in possession of stolen property, the actual taking,
assisting in taking, or in any way participating in the acquisition of materials belonging
to someone else without the person's consent. Theft is taken very seriously and may
result in a student being asked to leave the school.
Consequences for Disciplinary Infractions
At the International School Manila, like in any other school, students are expected to
observe the kind of behavior which allows them to secure a sound education and also
to respect the rights and feelings of others. There are times, however, that a student
might choose to act without responsibility or regard for others. Our belief is that
students are mature individuals who can make appropriate choices in their behaviors.
The goal in dealing with all behavioral problems is to change unacceptable behavior to
socially acceptable levels. In a school of such a diverse, multicultural composition as
ISM, this means a greater respect and broader tolerance for other points of view and
religious and cultural heritage.
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The following summarizes the levels of disciplinary action, which shall be
enforced by school personnel with students who are in violation of school rules:
Level 1 - VERBAL WARNING/REPRIMAND
The teacher/staff member will discuss and remind the student not to
engage in the inappropriate behavior by reviewing the rules.
Level 2 - CONFERENCE
Staff members may conduct a conference with the student,
parent/guardian, or both.
Level 3 - INTERVENTION
Staff members may use one or more of the following interventions: Referral
to school Counselor, Administrator, Support Services/ Learning Support
Resource Team, or other; Time-Out, the temporary removal of a student
from class; Staffing, a meeting of school personnel and others to consider
the behavior of the student and make recommendations for improvement;
Behavioral Contract, a written agreement between the student, parent,
guardian and school listing requirements for improvement; Restriction,
the temporary denial of the student's right to participate in designated
activities or be in certain areas; Written Communication, a conduct report
letter, progress report, etc. sent to the parent/guardian; After-School
Detention, at least one hour served after school with notification to the
parent/guardian; Break or Lunch Detention, a time-out period during
break or lunch for at least 15 minutes to 30 minutes; Reflective Writings, a
written document that a student will complete on the situation or
inappropriate behavior, and a plan of action for the improvement and/or a
letter of apology to the appropriate individual(s); Work Detail, a specific
work detail assignment given to a student relevant to the infraction.
Level 4 - SUSPENSION (IN-SCHOOL)
A student may be given by the Administration, an in-school suspension (ISS)
for up to 5 days for breaking a school or classroom rule. This means they
would spend their entire school day completing individual assignments
given by their regular teachers, while being removed from the regular
classroom and social setting. The parent/ guardian will be notified of an in-
school suspension decision. As part of this process, students meet with MS
Administration to reflect upon and discuss what they have learned from the
situation.
Level 5 - SUSPENSION (OUT-OF-SCHOOL)
The Principal and/or Assistant Principal may suspend a student from school
for serious behavioral problems or habitual infractions for up to 10
school days. The parent/guardian will be notified of an out-of school
suspension decision. All suspensions will involve a re-admittance
conference with at least one parent, student, an Administrator or his/her
designee. It is the policy of ISM that the suspended student shall be
responsible for all school work/tests missed during his/her suspension.
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A student who is suspended out of school may be ineligible for the making
up of graded assessment (e.g. tests or quizzes) during the suspension
period.
Level 6 - WITHDRAWAL/EXPULSION
In extreme cases or when a pattern of unacceptable behavior persists after
repeated intervention, it may be necessary for a Principal to recommend
withdrawal or expulsion. This recommendation will be reviewed by the
Superintendent for action in the case of a withdrawal, and for presentation
to the Board of Trustees and action, if an expulsion.
School Uniforms
Appropriate student dress helps create an attitude and atmosphere conducive to
learning and demonstrates the students' pride in themselves and in their school.
Student dress must reflect the important and serious purpose of International
School Manila.
Uniforms must have a proper fit (not baggy or tight). Please note, only black or
white undershirts may be worn with the uniform. Alterations in style or design of
the school uniform are not acceptable. Facsimiles (exact copies) of the school
uniform are prohibited. The school uniform does have an official label and name
brand. The Uniform Shop located on campus carries all clothing that students will
need for school.
The Uniform Shop is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm during
the school year.
All students are expected to be in school uniform within two days of the first day of
school.
Girls
Knit ISM shirts of four colors (black, white, green and yellow) will be available for
purchase at the Uniform Shop. Girls may choose any of these colors to wear. Please
note, only black or white undershirts may be worn with the uniform. Khaki/black
pants, walking shorts, or skirts from the Uniform Shop are to be worn. Skirts and
shorts must be at least fingertip length (with hands by your side) and should
remain unrolled.
Boys
Knit ISM shirts of four colors (black, white, green, and yellow) will be available for
purchase at the Uniform Shop. Boys may choose any of those colors to wear. Please
note, only black or white undershirts may be worn with the uniform. Khaki/black
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pants or walking shorts from the Uniform Shop are to be worn. Shirts may be worn
tucked in or worn out, as long the hem does not fall below the pants' pocket
opening.
Physical Education (PE) Clothing
All students from Kindergarten onwards require the following clothing for PE:
• T-shirts and shorts
• Tennis shoes and athletic socks
Two pairs of shoes are recommended: one for indoor use and an older pair for
outdoor use. It is permissible for students to wear their PE uniform to school only if
they have PE first period. Otherwise, they need to change into their PE uniform
just before class. Please note that students' PE uniforms are to be used during PE
class only! Students are not permitted to wear PE clothes and shoes to other
classes during the day.
In order to maintain good personal hygiene, especially in our hot climate, a
student is required to wear a PE uniform during times of strenuous physical
activity. PE clothing must be kept reasonably clean. All students should label their
clothes and shoes with washable tags to avoid loss.
Cover-Ups
There are ISM jackets that are sold at the Uniform Shop. However, a cover-up
cannot substitute for standard uniform apparel. Team shirts of any kind cannot be
substituted for the required school shirt. Prior approval must be given by the
administration to wear team shirts on travel days or game days.
Footwear
Footwear should be appropriate, safe and match the uniform. Leather shoes,
sandals, tennis shoes and sneakers are permissible. For Science experiments,
closed-toed shoes are recommended. Platform soles or more than one-inch heels
pose a risk to personal safety and are not acceptable. Flip flops, slippers and sports
sandals will be tolerated but are not recommended.
Accessories
No caps or hats will be worn on campus, except as protection from the sun on
the athletic field. In addition, the following items are not acceptable:
• Clothing that is faded, torn or significantly worn
• Pants or shorts worn below the hips
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The above guidelines do not pertain to the wearing of PE uniforms or costumes
that are used on special occasions such as Spirit Week, plays and other
presentations.
We appreciate the support of the parent and school community to ensure the dress
and appearance of our students is appropriate and does not distract from the
instructional setting.
These regulations apply to every student every day of the school year, except
when otherwise approved by the building Principal. If it is not listed here as
permissible, then it is not permissible.
Any questions as to the interpretation and/or enforcement of the School Uniform
policy will be left to the Administration. If there are any questions, please call the
Middle School Office.
After-School Expectations
Students are expected to leave campus at the end of the school day unless
involved in a legitimate after school activity. "Legitimate" activities are those
sponsored by the Middle School After-School Program, tutorial sessions, studying
in the Media Center, Student Council sponsored activities or approved club
activities. Students remaining on campus after tutorials who are not involved in an
organized activity are unsupervised. Therefore, students who are not involved in
any of the above activities are expected to be off campus by 3:15 pm for their own
safety. Students involved in afternoon activities should leave campus on the 3:30
pm activity bus. Students must be in the Cafeteria, Middle School Courtyard or
Middle School Media Center while waiting for their transportation home.
Field Trip Expectations
Field trips are an integral part of our curricular program at ISM. Experiential
learning broadens a student's understanding of the world we live in and connects
the classroom to the community.
Going on a school trip is a privilege for the students and a major responsibility for
the supervising adults. It is imperative that our students represent the school well
and model positive behavior. Students are expected to dress in neat, clean and
presentable clothing while on our field trips. Respect for other patrons in all
venues is essential. All school rules apply during these trips. Overnight trips carry
additional responsibilities for the student, including honoring curfews, keeping
noise in hotels to a minimum and respecting hotel property.
The adults supervising our field trips are responsible for the students in their care.
They are in charge of the safety and well-being of the group. However, in return,
they expect cooperation, positive behavior and adherence to staff instructions
from our students.
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OTHER SCHOOL RULES AND REGULATIONS
Damage to School Property
Any student found causing damage to school property through in appropriate
behavior will be sent immediately to the Middle School Administration. If the
damage is not easily corrected by the student, he/she will be expected to meet
the cost of replacement or repair, and further disciplinary action would be taken.
Electronic Devices, Recreational Equipment and Games
To protect personal property and ensure students focus on their educational
responsibilities, laser pointers or lighters, etc., are not permitted on campus.
Cellular phones, pagers, or other electronic communication devices such as iPods,
MP3 players, PSP devices are not allowed to be heard, seen or touched on the
Middle School campus during the school day. If a student needs to contact his/her
parents through their cellular phone, the student may do so only in the Middle
School Office with approval of the Administration. The school is not responsible for
any loss of cellular phones or electronic devices.
Because of the potential danger to students and property, the use of skateboards,
rollerskates, rollershoes, rollerblades, scooters and bicycles are not permitted
within the school grounds.
Food
Food and drink should be consumed in the Cafeteria or courtyard area only. Food is
not allowed in the hallways or classrooms, except by staff permission.
Gum
Gum is not permitted in the Middle School. We want to keep our school clean.
Public Display of Affection
Inappropriate displays of affection, including kissing or intimate contact, are not
acceptable behavior at school.
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Green Guidelines for Events Planning at ISM
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Areas to Consider What YOU can do! Event planning should include:
1. Setting Your • Reduce/manage waste (a trash-less party)
Environmental • Save paper (email invites/ double sided newsletters)
Priorities • Save water (restrict hosepipe usage)
• Save electricity (outdoor venues save on artificial
light and air con)
2. Selecting • Consider using outdoor venues with no need for air
Your Venue con
• During rehearsals, limit full lighting effects
• Provide recycling bins at the venue
3. Arranging • Select food providers that offer re-usable plates and
Food Service cutlery or who sell products in recyclable containers,
with little or no packaging
• Expressly ask food providers not to bring Styrofoam
onto campus
• Borrow cutlery/plates/cups from the canteen or
purchase your own class set
• Consider large bottles of drinks instead of individual
juice packs, soda cans, etc.
4. Buying Look for products/prizes which:
Products • Are re-usable (e.g. name tags, binders, clip-boards)
• Have recycled content
• Use little or no packaging
• Are recyclable or can be composted
• Are not packaged in Styrofoam
5. Collecting • Announce to attendees to recycle as they go along
Recyclables by placing used items in the appropriate bins
provided
• Make sure there are plenty of bins available, all
around the event
• Promote responsible segregation of trash
6. Promoting
Your Event's • Make everyone involved with the event aware of the
Environmental 'Green' planning connected to the event
Features
7. Evaluating • Measure the amount of recyclable items collected
the Event check if the bins have been contaminated then
improve on clearer signage
• Survey the attendees to see if they have further
suggestions of how to make it an even greener event
8. Informing the
Community • Prepare an e-newsletter or internal email about
About Your what went well from a Green perspective
Achievements
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HINTS FOR USING YOUR PLANNER
DURING THE SCHOOL DAY
1. Listen carefully when your
teacher gives an assignment.
Look at your teacher and think
about the assignment. If you
have a question about the
assignment, ask your teacher.
2. Locate today's date on the
calendar.
3. Locate the date when the
assignment is due. All long-term
assignments should be recorded
on the due date, the date the
assignment is to be turned in.
Homework should be recorded on
the day it is assigned.
4. Under the date, write an entry for
the assignment. Make your
entries brief, but be sure you can
understand them. When you
write your entries, first write an
abbreviation for the subject.
Then write a note for the
assignment. Use the form shown
in the following examples:
Rdg. – pp. 22-23
Math – p. 5 Set A
Sci. – p. 6
BEFORE YOU LEAVE SCHOOL
1. Check your planner. Decide what
homework you need to do this
evening.
2. Get out the materials you will
need for your homework.
3. If you don't understand one of
your assignments, ask your
teacher or a classmate about it
before you leave school.
AT HOME
1. First, do the assignments that are
due tomorrow. When you finish
an assignment, draw a single line
through the entry on the
calendar.
2. Next, work on assignments that
are due in the future.
3. If you have a question about an
assignment, call one of your
study buddies.
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Successful students have good study habits. They apply these habits to all of their
classes. Read about each study habit. Work to develop any study habit you do not
have.
Successful students:
1. Try not to do too much studying at one time.
If you try to do too much studying at one time, you will tire and your studying
will not be very effective. Space the work you have to do over shorter periods
of time. Taking short breaks will restore your mental energy.
2. Plan specific times for studying.
Study time is any time you are doing something related to schoolwork. It can be
completing assigned reading, working on a paper or project, or studying for a
test. Schedule specific times throughout the week for your study time.
3. Try to study at the same times each day.
Studying at the same times each day establishes a routine that becomes a
regular part of your life, just like sleeping and eating. When a scheduled study
time comes up during the day, you will be mentally prepared to begin studying.
4. Set specific goals for study times.
Goals will help you stay focused and monitor your progress. Simply sitting down
to study has little value. You must be very clear about what you want to
accomplish during your study times.
5. Start studying when planned.
You may delay starting your studying because you don't like an assignment or
think it is too hard. A delay in studying is called "procrastination." If you
procrastinate for any reason, you will find it difficult to get everything done
when you need to. You may rush to make up the time you wasted getting
started, resulting in careless work and errors.
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6. Work on the assignment they find most difficult first.
Your most difficult assignment will require the most effort. Start with your
most difficult assignment since this is when you have the most mental energy.
7. Review their notes before beginning an assignment.
Reviewing your notes can help you make sure you are doing an assignment
correctly. Also, your notes may include information that will help you
complete an assignment.
8. Tell their friends not to call them during their study times.
Two study problems can occur if your friends call you during your study times.
First, your work is interrupted. It is not that easy to get back to what you were
doing. Second, your friends may talk about things that will distract you from
what you need to do. Here's a simple idea — turn off your cell phone during your
study times.
9. Call another student when they have difficulty with an assignment.
This is a case where "two heads may be better than one."
10. Review their schoolwork over the weekend.
Yes, weekends should be fun time. But there is also time to do some review.
This will help you be ready to go on Monday morning when another school week
begins.
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When you are reading a content area textbook, use ACTIVE READING. You can also
use the READ, COVER, RECITE, CHECK steps when you need to memorize
something or study something carefully.
ACTIVE READING
R– Read
Read a paragraph.
• Think about the topic.
• Think about the important details.
C- Cover
Cover the paragraph with your hand.
R- Recite
Tell yourself what you have read.
• Say the topic.
• Say the important details.
• Say it in your own words.
C- Check
• Lift your hand and check.
• If you forgot something important, begin again.
1. Select an appropriate place for home study.
2. Keep study materials such as paper, pencils, pens, and a dictionary in your
study area.
3. Try to study in the afternoon or early evening so that you will be alert.
4. Concentrate on your homework during your study period. If you really
concentrate on your work, you will learn more and will finish quickly.
5. Avoid interruptions during your study time. Do not make phone calls, watch
TV, listen to the radio, chat online, or visit with friends until your homework
is finished.
6. If your study period is quite long, take a short break. Stretch, walk around,
or drink a glass of water.
7. Get help if you need it. Ask your mother, father, sister, brother, or study
buddy for help.
8. Use the strategies for Completing Assignments when you do your
homework.
9. When your homework is finished, put your assignment in your notebook,
binder, or folder.
10.Place all your materials in a special place so that you will remember to take
them to school.
STRATEGIES FOR STUDYING
HINTS FOR COMPLETING HOMEWORK
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COMPLETING
ASSIGNMENTS
STEP 1: Plan it.
• Read the directions
carefully.
• Circle the words that
tell you what to do.
• Get out the materials.
STEP 2: Complete it.
• Do all the items.
• If you can't do an item,
ask for help or go ahead
to the next item.
STEP 3: Check it.
• Did you do everything?
• Did you get the right
answers?
• Did you proofread?
STEP 4: Turn it in.

PROOFREADING YOUR
ASSIGNMENTS
Before you turn in an
assignment, check each
sentence by using these steps:
1. Check to be sure the
sentence makes SENSE.
2. Check the
PUNCTUATION.
3. Check the SPELLING.
If you don't know how to spell
a word
• Look in the assignment.
• Look in the textbook.
• Look in the glossary.
If you can't find the word
• Underline the word.
• Ask someone how to
spell the word.
ANSWERING CHAPTER QUESTIONS
Use this strategy when you need to answer questions in your book.
Remember, words from the question can be used in your answer.
Read the questions carefully.
Change t he questions into part of the answer and write it
Locate the section of the chapter that talks about the topic.
Read the section of the chapter until you find the answer.
Complete the answers.
down.
Use the headings and sub-headings to help you.
STEP 1:
STEP 2:
STEP 3:
STEP 4:
STEP 5:
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August
2014
SUN MON TUE
4 3 5
11 10 12
18 17 19
25 24 26
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• NATIONAL HOLIDAY
(National Heroes Day)
LIGHT BLUE
1 2 3
27
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• MS Club Fair
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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30
31
31
September 2014
S M T W T F S
6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
29
1 2 3 4 5
28 30
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
WED THU FRI SAT
1 2
7 6 8 9
14 13 15 16
21 20 22 23
27
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• Start of School
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• Student Late Start
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• MS New Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
(LT)
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• Student Late Start
• NATIONAL HOLIDAY
(Ninoy Aquino Day)
• School Holiday
(Faculty In-Service)
LIGHT BLUE
28 29
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
55
30
• Student Late Start
• Open House
(Back-to-school night)
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(FAT)
July
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
28
TUESDAY
29
WEDNESDAY
30
LIGHT BLUE
56
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
31
FRIDAY
1
SATURDAY
2
SUNDAY
3
July
LIGHT BLUE
57
August
August
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
4
TUESDAY
5
WEDNESDAY
6
LIGHT BLUE
58
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
7
FRIDAY
8
SATURDAY
9
SUNDAY
10
August
LIGHT BLUE
59
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• Start of School
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
August
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
11
TUESDAY
12
WEDNESDAY
13
LIGHT BLUE
60
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• MS Club Fair
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
14
FRIDAY
15
SATURDAY
16
SUNDAY
17
August
LIGHT BLUE
61
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• MS New Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
(LT)
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
August
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
18
TUESDAY
19
WEDNESDAY
20
LIGHT BLUE
62
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• PTA National Bookstore
Supply Sale
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
21
FRIDAY
22
SATURDAY
23
SUNDAY
24
August
LIGHT BLUE
63
• NATIONAL HOLIDAY
(Ninoy Aquino Day)
• School Holiday
(Faculty In-Service)
August
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
25
TUESDAY
26
WEDNESDAY
27
LIGHT BLUE
64
• NATIONAL HOLIDAY
(National Heroes Day)
• Student Late Start
• Open House
(Back-to-school night)
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(FAT)
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
28
FRIDAY
29
SATURDAY
30
SUNDAY
31
August
LIGHT BLUE
65
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
September
2014
SUN MON TUE
8 7 9
15 14 16
22 21 23
29 28
LIGHT BLUE
66
1 2
30
August 2014
S M T W T F S
2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
26 27 25
1
24
28 29 30
31
October 2014
S M T W T F S
4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
28 29
1 2 3
26 27 30 31
• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• Michael Thompson
Parent Workshop
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Stevi Quate
MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:15 am
(LT)
WED THU FRI SAT
6
11 10 12 13
18 17 19 20
25 24 26 27
LIGHT BLUE
67
4 3 5
• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• Student Late Start

• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Student Late Start
• Student Late Start • Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Student Late Start
September
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
1
TUESDAY
2
WEDNESDAY
3
LIGHT BLUE
68
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
4
FRIDAY
5
SATURDAY
6
SUNDAY
7
September
LIGHT BLUE
69
• Michael Thompson
Parent Workshop
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
September
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
8
TUESDAY
9
WEDNESDAY
10
LIGHT BLUE
70
• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• Student Late Start

CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
11
FRIDAY
12
SATURDAY
13
SUNDAY
14
September
LIGHT BLUE
71
• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• Freedom from Chemical
Dependency (FCD)

• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
September
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
15
TUESDAY
16
WEDNESDAY
17
LIGHT BLUE
72
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
18
FRIDAY
19
SATURDAY
20
SUNDAY
21
September
LIGHT BLUE
73
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
September
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
22
TUESDAY
23
WEDNESDAY
24
LIGHT BLUE
74
• MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
25
FRIDAY
26
SATURDAY
27
SUNDAY
28
September
LIGHT BLUE
75
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
October
2014
SUN MON TUE
6 5 7
13 12 14
20 19 21
27 26 28
November 2014
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23
24 25 26
• School Holiday
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Start of 2nd Quarter
• School Holiday
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
LIGHT BLUE
27 28
76
29
• School Holiday
September 2014
S M T W T F S
6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
29
1 2 3 4 5
28 30
30
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Early Student Release
(12:00 pm)
• Parent Teacher Conferences
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Early Student Release
(12:00 pm)
• Parent Teacher Conferences
WED THU FRI SAT
4
9 8 10 11
16 15 17 18
23 22 24 25
29
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• End of 1st Quarter
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
LIGHT BLUE
2 1 3
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• School Holiday
77
30
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• FILIPINIANA
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• School Holiday
31
• School Holiday
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
September
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
29
TUESDAY
30
WEDNESDAY
1
LIGHT BLUE
78
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Stevi Quate
MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:15 am
(LT)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
October
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
2
FRIDAY
3
SATURDAY
4
SUNDAY
5
LIGHT BLUE
79
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
October
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
6
TUESDAY
7
WEDNESDAY
8
LIGHT BLUE
80
• School Holiday
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
October
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
9
FRIDAY
10
SATURDAY
11
SUNDAY
12
LIGHT BLUE
81
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• End of 1st Quarter
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
October
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
13
TUESDAY
14
WEDNESDAY
15
LIGHT BLUE
82
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Start of 2nd Quarter
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
October
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
16
FRIDAY
17
SATURDAY
18
SUNDAY
19
LIGHT BLUE
83
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
October
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
20
TUESDAY
21
WEDNESDAY
22
LIGHT BLUE
84
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Early Student Release
(12:00 pm)
• Parent Teacher Conferences
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Early Student Release
(12:00 pm)
• Parent Teacher Conferences
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
October
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
23
FRIDAY
24
SATURDAY
25
SUNDAY
26
LIGHT BLUE
85
• Measures of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• FILIPINIANA
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
October
November
2014
SUN MON TUE
3 2 4
10 9 11
17 16 18
24 23 25
VIOLET
86
30
October 2014
S M T W T F S
4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
28 29
1 2 3
26 27 30 31
December 2014
S M T W T F S
6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
29
1 2 3 4 5
28 30 31
• MS/HS All Strings’ Concert
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
(FAT)
• Whole School Parent
Coffee with Ron Ritchart
9:30 am - 11:00 am
(LT)
• MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
(LT)
WED THU FRI SAT
1
6 5 7 8
13 12 14 15
20 19 21 22
26
• Student Late Start
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Student Late Start
• MS/HS All Choirs’ Concert
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
(FAT)
• MS One Act Play Night
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
VIOLET
27 28
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Student Late Start
• Student Late Start
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Art Exhibit Opening
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
• All Bands Concert
5:30 pm - 7: 00 pm
(FAT)
87
29
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• IFFD
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
88
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
27
TUESDAY
28
WEDNESDAY
29
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
October
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
89
THURSDAY
30
FRIDAY
31
SATURDAY
1
SUNDAY
2
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
October
November
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
90
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
3
TUESDAY
4
WEDNESDAY
5
• Student Late Start
November
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
91
THURSDAY
6
FRIDAY
7
SATURDAY
8
SUNDAY
9
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
November
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
92
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
10
TUESDAY
11
WEDNESDAY
12
• Whole School Parent
Coffee with Ron Ritchart
9:30 am - 11:00 am
(LT)
• Student Late Start
November
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
93
THURSDAY
13
FRIDAY
14
SATURDAY
15
SUNDAY
16
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
November
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
94
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
17
TUESDAY
18
WEDNESDAY
19
• Student Late Start
• MS/HS All Choirs’ Concert
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
(FAT)
November
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
95
THURSDAY
20
FRIDAY
21
SATURDAY
22
SUNDAY
23
• MS One Act Play Night
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
November
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
96
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
24
TUESDAY
25
WEDNESDAY
26
• MS/HS All Strings’ Concert
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
(FAT)
• MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
(LT)
• Student Late Start
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Art Exhibit Opening
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
• All Bands Concert
5:30 pm - 7: 00 pm
(FAT)
November
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
97
THURSDAY
27
FRIDAY
28
SATURDAY
29
SUNDAY
30
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• IFFD
November
December
2014
SUN MON TUE
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
VIOLET
98
January 2015
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 2014
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23
24 25 26 27 28 29
30
8 7 9
15 14 16
22 21 23
29 28
1 2
30
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• MS Art Exhibit • MS Art Exhibit
WED THU FRI SAT
VIOLET
99
• MS Art Exhibit
• Student Late Start
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Sports Day
• MS Assembly
• K-12 Dance Recital
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(FAT)
6
11 10 12 13
18 17 19 20
25 24 26 27
4 3 5
31
• MS Art Exhibit
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• Student Late Start
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• Early Student Release
(12:00 pm)
• End of Semester 1/
Second Quarter
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
100
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
1
TUESDAY
2
WEDNESDAY
3
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Art Exhibit
• Student Late Start
December
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
101
THURSDAY
4
FRIDAY
5
SATURDAY
6
SUNDAY
7
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Art Exhibit
• MS Sports Day
• MS Assembly
• K-12 Dance Recital
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(FAT)
December
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
102
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
8
TUESDAY
9
WEDNESDAY
10
• Student Late Start
December
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
103
THURSDAY
11
FRIDAY
12
SATURDAY
13
SUNDAY
14
• Early Student Release
(12:00 pm)
• End of Semester 1/
Second Quarter
December
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
104
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
15
TUESDAY
16
WEDNESDAY
17
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
December
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
105
THURSDAY
18
FRIDAY
19
SATURDAY
20
SUNDAY
21
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
December
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
106
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
22
TUESDAY
23
WEDNESDAY
24
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
December
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
107
THURSDAY
25
FRIDAY
26
SATURDAY
27
SUNDAY
28
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
December
January
2015
SUN MON TUE
5 4 6
12 11 13
19 18 20
26 25 27
VIOLET
108
December 2014
S M T W T F S
6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
29
1 2 3 4 5
28 30 31
February 2015
S M T W T F S
7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
6 5 4 3 2 1
• Start of 2nd Semester/
3rd Quarter
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
WED THU FRI SAT
3
8 9 10
15 14 16 17
22 21 23 24
2 1
VIOLET
29 28
7
109
30 31
• Student Late Start • MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
• Student Late Start
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• School Holiday
• Student Late Start
• Student Late Start
• MS New Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 8:30 am
(LT)
• Steve Leinwand
MS/HS Parent Coffee
8:30 am - 9:30 am
(LT)
• School Holiday
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
110
2 0 1 4
MONDAY
29
TUESDAY
30
WEDNESDAY
31
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
December
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
111
THURSDAY
1
FRIDAY
2
SATURDAY
3
SUNDAY
4
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
January
2 0 1 5
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
112
MONDAY
5
TUESDAY
6
WEDNESDAY
7
• Start of 2nd Semester/
3rd Quarter
• Student Late Start
January
2 0 1 5
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
113
THURSDAY
8
FRIDAY
9
SATURDAY
10
SUNDAY
11
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
January
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
114
MONDAY
12
TUESDAY
13
WEDNESDAY
14
• Student Late Start
January
2 0 1 5
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
115
THURSDAY
15
FRIDAY
16
SATURDAY
17
SUNDAY
18
• MS New Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 8:30 am
(LT)
• Steve Leinwand
MS/HS Parent Coffee
8:30 am - 9:30 am
(LT)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
January
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
116
MONDAY
19
TUESDAY
20
WEDNESDAY
21
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
• Student Late Start
January
2 0 1 5
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
117
THURSDAY
22
FRIDAY
23
SATURDAY
24
SUNDAY
25
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
• MS AMIS Honor
Orchestra - Beijing
• MS AMIS Mixed Honor
Choir - Tranjin
January
ASSIGNMENT
VIOLET
118
CLASS
MONDAY
26
TUESDAY
27
WEDNESDAY
28
• Student Late Start
January
2 0 1 5
CLASS
VIOLET
119
THURSDAY
29
FRIDAY
30
SATURDAY
31
SUNDAY
1
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
January
February
ASSIGNMENT
February
2015
SUN MON TUE
9 8 10
16 15 17
23 22 24
120
January 2015
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
3 2 1
March 2015
S M T W T F S
7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
6 5 4 3 2 1
29 30 31
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
(LT)
• MS AMIS Band - Chennai
WED THU FRI SAT
7
12 11 13 14
19 18 20 21
26 25 27 28
RED
121
6 5 4
• MS AMIS Band - Chennai
• Student Late Start
• G4 Parent Transition
Meeting
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
(FAT)
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• MS AMIS Band - Chennai
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• MS AMIS Band - Chennai
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• Student Late Start
• School Holiday
(Faculty In-Service)
• National Holiday
(Lunar New Year)
• Student Late Start
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• NATIONAL HOLIDAY
(EDSA Revolution Day)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
2
TUESDAY
3
WEDNESDAY
4
February
RED
2 0 1 5
122
• Student Late Start
• G4 Parent Transition
Meeting
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
(FAT)
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
5
FRIDAY
6
SATURDAY
7
SUNDAY
8
February
RED
123
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
9
TUESDAY
10
WEDNESDAY
11
February
RED
2 0 1 5
124
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
12
FRIDAY
13
SATURDAY
14
SUNDAY
15
February
RED
125
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• MS AMIS Band - Chennai
• Classroom Without Walls
(CWW)
• MS AMIS Band - Chennai
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS AMIS Band - Chennai
• MS AMIS Band - Chennai
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
16
TUESDAY
17
WEDNESDAY
18
February
RED
2 0 1 5
126
• MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
(LT)
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
19
FRIDAY
20
SATURDAY
21
SUNDAY
22
February
RED
127
• School Holiday
(Faculty In-Service)
• National Holiday
(Lunar New Year)
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
23
TUESDAY
24
WEDNESDAY
25
February
RED
2 0 1 5
128
• NATIONAL HOLIDAY
(EDSA Revolution Day)
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
26
FRIDAY
27
SATURDAY
28
SUNDAY
1
February
RED
129
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
March
March
2015
SUN MON TUE
9 8 10
16 15 17
23 22 24
130
3 2 1
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
MS GIN
@ Stamford American
International School
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
30 29 31
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
February 2015
S M T W T F S
7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
6 5 4 3 2 1
April 2015
S M T W T F S
4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
28 29
1 2 3
26 27 30
WED THU FRI SAT
7
12 11 13 14
19 18 20 21
26 25 27 28
RED
131
RED
6 5 4
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS GIN
@ Stamford American
International School
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS GIN
@ Stamford American
International School
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS GIN
@ Stamford American
International School
• End of 3rd Quarter
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Early Student Release
(12:00 pm)
• Student - Led Conferences
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
2
TUESDAY
3
WEDNESDAY
4
March
RED
2 0 1 5
132
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
5
FRIDAY
6
SATURDAY
7
SUNDAY
8
March
RED
133
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
9
TUESDAY
10
WEDNESDAY
11
March
RED
2 0 1 5
134
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
12
FRIDAY
13
SATURDAY
14
SUNDAY
15
March
RED
135
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS GIN
@ Stamford American
International School
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS GIN
@ Stamford American
International School
• End of 3rd Quarter
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS GIN
@ Stamford American
International School
MS GIN
@ Stamford American
International School
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
16
TUESDAY
17
WEDNESDAY
18
March
RED
2 0 1 5
136
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
19
FRIDAY
20
SATURDAY
21
SUNDAY
22
March
RED
137
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Early Student Release
(12:00 pm)
• Student - Led Conferences
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
23
TUESDAY
24
WEDNESDAY
25
March
RED
2 0 1 5
138
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
26
FRIDAY
27
SATURDAY
28
SUNDAY
29
March
RED
139
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
April
2015
SUN MON TUE
6 5 7
13 12 14
20 19 21
RED
140
• School Holiday • School Holiday
• Parent Coffee with
Gini Rojas
7:30 am -9:00 am
• PTA Used Books Sale
• MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
(LT)
• PTA Used Books Sale
27 26 28
March 2015
S M T W T F S
7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
6 5 4 3 2 1
29 30 31
May 2015
S M T W T F S
2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
26 27 25
1
24
28 29 30
31
WED THU FRI SAT
4
9 8 10 11
16 15 17 18
23 22 24 25
RED
141
3 2 1
• School Holiday • School Holiday • School Holiday
• School Holiday • School Holiday • School Holiday
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Student Late Start
• PTA Used Books Sale • PTA Used Books Sale
• Student Late Start
• Student Late Start
29
• MS Activity Day
30
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
30
TUESDAY
31
WEDNESDAY
1
March
RED
2 0 1 5
142
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• Measure of Academic
Progress (MAP) Testing
(Lofthouse)
• School Holiday
April
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
2
FRIDAY
3
SATURDAY
4
SUNDAY
5
April
RED
143
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
6
TUESDAY
7
WEDNESDAY
8
April
RED
2 0 1 5
144
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
9
FRIDAY
10
SATURDAY
11
SUNDAY
12
April
RED
145
• School Holiday
• School Holiday
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
13
TUESDAY
14
WEDNESDAY
15
April
RED
2 0 1 5
146
• Parent Coffee with
Gini Rojas
7:30 am -9:00 am
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
16
FRIDAY
17
SATURDAY
18
SUNDAY
19
April
RED
147
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
20
TUESDAY
21
WEDNESDAY
22
April
RED
2 0 1 5
148
• PTA Used Books Sale
• PTA Used Books Sale
• MS Parent Coffee
7:45 am - 9:00 am
(LT)
• PTA Used Books Sale
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
23
FRIDAY
24
SATURDAY
25
SUNDAY
26
April
RED
149
• PTA Used Books Sale
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
27
TUESDAY
28
WEDNESDAY
29
April
RED
2 0 1 5
150
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
30
FRIDAY
1
SATURDAY
2
SUNDAY
3
April
RED
151
• MS Activity Day
• School Holiday (Labor Day)
May
May
2015
SUN MON TUE
GREEN
152
4 3 5
11 10 12
18 17 19
25 24 26
31
April 2015
S M T W T F S
4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
28 29
1 2 3
26 27 30
June 2015
S M T W T F S
6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
29
1 2 3 4 5
28 30
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• Mixed Touch Tournament
(JIS)
WED THU FRI SAT
GREEN
153
1 2
7 6 8 9
14 13 15 16
21 20 22 23
27 28 29 30
• MS Play
• ISM Goodwill Gymnastics
Meet
• School Holiday (Labor Day)
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS Play
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition Opening
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS Play
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• Student Late Start
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• Student Late Start
• MS Concert
5:30 pm- 7:00 pm
(FAT)
• Student Late Start
• Student Late Start
• Bearcats for Soccer
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
• G8 Advocating for Change • G8 Service Day
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Mixed Touch Tournament
(JIS)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• Mixed Touch Tournament
(JIS)
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
4
TUESDAY
5
WEDNESDAY
6
May
RED
2 0 1 5
154
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
7
FRIDAY
8
SATURDAY
9
SUNDAY
10
May
RED
155
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition Opening
• MS Play
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS Play
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
• MS Play
• ISM Goodwill Gymnastics
Meet
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
11
TUESDAY
12
WEDNESDAY
13
May
RED
2 0 1 5
156
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• Student Late Start
• MS Concert
5:30 pm- 7:00 pm
(FAT)
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
14
FRIDAY
15
SATURDAY
16
SUNDAY
17
May
RED
157
• MS/Intro/Explore Art
Exhibition
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
18
TUESDAY
19
WEDNESDAY
20
May
RED
2 0 1 5
158
• Student Late Start
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
21
FRIDAY
22
SATURDAY
23
SUNDAY
24
May
RED
159
• Mixed Touch Tournament
(JIS)
• Mixed Touch Tournament
(JIS)
• Mixed Touch Tournament
(JIS)
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
25
TUESDAY
26
WEDNESDAY
27
May
RED
2 0 1 5
160
• Student Late Start
• Bearcats for Soccer
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
28
FRIDAY
29
SATURDAY
30
SUNDAY
31
May
RED
161
• G8 Advocating for Change
• G8 Service Day
• MS Assembly
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
June
2015
SUN MON TUE
GREEN
162
8 7 9
15 14 16
22 21 23
29 28
1 2
30
• G8 Dinner Dance
(Lofthouse)
• G8 Awards Assembly
(FAT)
May 2015
S M T W T F S
2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
26 27 25
1
24
28 29 30
31
July 2015
S M T W T F S
4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
28 29
1 2 3
26 27 30 31
WED THU FRI SAT
GREEN
163
6
11 10 12 13
18 17 19 20
25 24 26 27
4 3 5
• Early Student Release
• End of 2nd Semester/
4th Quarter
• MS Assembly
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
• Student Late Start
• Report Card Distribution
• Grade 8 Moving On
Ceremony
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
1
TUESDAY
2
WEDNESDAY
3
June
RED
2 0 1 5
164
• G8 Awards Assembly
(FAT)
• G8 Dinner Dance
(Lofthouse)
• Student Late Start
• Grade 8 Moving On
Ceremony
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
4
FRIDAY
5
SATURDAY
6
SUNDAY
7
June
RED
165
• Early Student Release
• End of 2nd Semester/
4th Quarter
• MS Assembly
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
8
TUESDAY
9
WEDNESDAY
10
June
RED
2 0 1 5
166
• Report Card Distribution
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
11
FRIDAY
12
SATURDAY
13
SUNDAY
14
June
RED
167
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
15
TUESDAY
16
WEDNESDAY
17
June
RED
2 0 1 5
168
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
18
FRIDAY
19
SATURDAY
20
SUNDAY
21
June
RED
169
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
MONDAY
22
TUESDAY
23
WEDNESDAY
24
June
RED
2 0 1 5
170
CLASS ASSIGNMENT
THURSDAY
25
FRIDAY
26
SATURDAY
27
SUNDAY
28
June
RED
171
DARK GREEN
PLAZA
LEVEL PLAN
SUPT.
OFFICE
ADMISSIONS &
ADVANCEMENT
OFFICE
TRANSPO
OFFICE
SECURITY
OFFICE
UNIFORM
OFFICE
CORRIDOR
HS PICK UP / DROP OFF AREA
PARKING
PLAZA HIGH
SCHOOL
CASHIER
ACCOUNTING
DEPARTMENT
P038
CHUNG, Y.
P039
GRADE 5
LAB
P040
GRADE 6
LAB
P041
DRAYTON, A.
P042
MARTINEZ, J./
WALSH, E.
P043
CARGILE, J.
PLAZA MIDDLE
SCHOOL PLAZA PAVING
PARKING
PARKING
ELEMENTARY CLASSROOMS
PLAZA ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL
ES
SOCCER
FIELD
SCOUT
ROOM
ELEMENTARY
CLASSROOMS
ES PICK UP/DROP OFF AREA
MS PICK UP/DROP OFF AREA
OPEN CORRIDOR
P031
BIRD, E.
P
0
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7
M
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C
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C
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L
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P026
COOK, T.
P030
WALSH L.
P029
NAVAR, S.
P024
NELSON, C.
P025
MELWANI, K.
P
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P028
ELWELL, H.
P046
BIRCHENALL, V./
HARDEMAN, R.
P044
RELF, C./
THOMPSON, C.
DARK GREEN
173
DARK GREEN
FIRST LEVEL
PLAN
C
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C
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CANOPY
C
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ORCHESTRA
STAGE
SOCCER
FIELD
M.S./H.S. CAFETERIA
E.S. CAFETERIA
BLEACHERS
25M
COMPETITION
POOL
CLINIC
1149
GREV, C.
LITTLE
THEATER
1188
JACOBS, M.
CORRIDOR
OPEN CORRIDOR
LOCKER AREAS
ELEM
SCHOOL
GYMNASIUM
MAIN
LOBBY
TERRACE
(MS/HS
CLASS
DINING)
E.S. ADMINISTRATION & SPECIAL SERVICES
M.S. ADMINISTRATION & SPECIAL SERVICES
CORRIDOR
PTA
OFFICE
H
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B
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C
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1036
SUCRE, I.
1035
D’ AQUALE, M.
1034
LIN, S.
1033
JOST, H.
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S
R
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M
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1163
LIM, C.
1039
STURGEON, D.
MS ADMINISTRATION
& GUIDANCE OFFICE
1042
MOUAT, T.
1041
VITHAYATHIL C./
FREBORTOVA, M.
1040
THOMPSON C.
1038
GUIRY, K.
1037
BENESOVA L./
LEPP, M.
1186
RESPECKI, D.
174
BEARCAT
DEN
TOILET
CHANGING
ROOMS
GENERAL
MUSIC/
ROCK
MS BAND RM.
HOWREY, B.
HS BAND
FINE
ARTS
OFFICE
AMR
TOILET
ORCHESTRA RM.
ARRIET
HAWSMAN, M.
P.
SECOND LEVEL
PLAN
OPEN
THE BALCONY
PRACTICE
AREA
OPEN
HS P.E. GYM
CHILDREN’S MEDIA
CENTER (CMC)
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DECK
M.S.
COMPETITION
GYM
GYMNASTICS
GYM
PE
OFFICE
3RD GRADE CLASSROOMS
2036
WILLEY, C.
2037
COOK, K.
2038
PATTERSON,
C.
2039
WISLANG,
C.
2040
VOGT,
C.
2041
HAMLIN,
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FACULTY
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BENFORD, T.
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HAMAGUCHI,
W.
2024
VERGEL, V.
2025
FREEMAN, N.
ATAC
M.S. MEDIA CENTER
STEWART, K.
DARK GREEN
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THIRD LEVEL
PLAN
GALLERY
BALCONY
ORCHESTRA
ARTS
EXHIBIT
AREA
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LAULO, B.
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FISCHER, S.
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FELICIANO, E.
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RAFFENBEUL
J.
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VANDER
MERWE,
S.
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LACSON,
J.
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PASAMBA,
G.
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HAWKINSON,
K.
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BURKE,
D.
DARK GREEN
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RANKIN,C
MONROE,
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MS BELL SCHEDULE
GRADE 5 SCHEDULE
TIME PERIOD MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
7:30—8:40 a.m. 1 ENCORE Late Start
CORE CORE ENCORE
8:45—9:55 a.m. 2 CORE
ENCORE
8:30-9:40 a.m.
9:45-10:55 a.m.
LUNCH
11:00-11:35 a.m.
ADVISORY
11:40-12:15 p.m.
CORE
12:20-1:30 p.m.
1:35-2:45 p.m.
9:55—10:10 a.m. BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
10:15—11:25 a.m.
3
4 11:30—12:40 p.m.
ENCORE
CORE
CORE CORE
12:40—1:15 p.m.
1:20—2:30 p.m.
2:35—3:00 p.m.
3:00-ONWARDS
3:00-ONWARDS
AFAC
(sem. 2)
AFAC
(sem. 2)
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
CORE
5 ENCORE CORE ENCORE CORE
ADVISORY ASSEMBLY TUTORIAL TUTORIAL
TIME PERIOD MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
7:30—8:40 a.m.
8:45—9:55 a.m.
9:55—10:10 a.m.
12:40—1:15 p.m.
1:20—2:30 p.m.
2:35—3:00 p.m.
3:00-ONWARDS
3:00-ONWARDS
11:30—12:40 p.m.
10:15—11:25 a.m.
AFAC
(sem. 1)
AFAC
(sem. 2)
1
2
4
3
5
Late Start
8:30-9:40 a.m.
9:45-10:55 a.m.
LUNCH
11:00-11:35 a.m.
ASSEMBLY
11:40-12:15 p.m.
12:20-1:30 p.m.
ADVISORY TUTORIAL 1:35-2:45 p.m. TUTORIAL ASSEMBLY
BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
MY SCHEDULE
DARK GREEN
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GRADE 6 SCHEDULE
TIME PERIOD MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
7:30—8:40 a.m.
8:45—9:55 a.m.
9:55—10:10 a.m.
12:40—1:15 p.m.
1:20—2:30 p.m.
2:35—3:00 p.m.
3:00-ONWARDS
3:00-ONWARDS
10:15—11:25 a.m.
11:30—12:40 p.m.
1
2
Late Start
ENCORE CORE ENCORE CORE
CORE
8:30-9:40 a.m.
9:45-10:55 a.m.
BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
3 CORE CORE
4 ENCORE ENCORE
CORE CORE
LUNCH
11:00-11:35 a.m.
ASSEMBLY
11:40-12:15 p.m.
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
5 CORE ENCORE ENCORE CORE
TUTORIAL TUTORIAL ADVISORY
CORE
12:20-1:30 p.m.
1:35-2:45 p.m.
ASSEMBLY
AFAC
(sem. 1)
AFAC
(sem. 2)
TIME PERIOD MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
MY SCHEDULE
7:30—8:40 a.m.
8:45—9:55 a.m.
9:55—10:10 a.m.
12:40—1:15 p.m.
1:20—2:30 p.m.
2:35—3:00 p.m.
3:00-ONWARDS
3:00-ONWARDS
10:15—11:25 a.m.
11:30—12:40 p.m.
1
2
BREAK
LUNCH
5
TUTORIAL
AFAC
(sem. 1)
3
4
Late Start
8:30-9:40 a.m.
BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
9:45-10:55 a.m.
LUNCH
11:00-11:35 a.m.
ASSEMBLY
11:40-12:15 p.m.
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
12:20-1:30 p.m.
ADVISORY ASSEMBLY TUTORIAL 1:35-2:45 p.m.
AFAC
(sem. 2)
DARK GREEN
178
TIME PERIOD MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
MY SCHEDULE
7:30—8:40 a.m.
8:45—9:55 a.m.
9:55—10:10 a.m.
12:40—1:15 p.m.
1:20—2:30 p.m.
2:35—3:00 p.m.
3:00-ONWARDS
3:00-ONWARDS
10:15—11:25 a.m.
11:30—12:40 p.m.
1
2
BREAK
LUNCH
5
TUTORIAL
AFAC
(sem. 1)
3
4
Late Start
8:30-9:40 a.m.
BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
9:45-10:55 a.m.
LUNCH
11:00-11:35 a.m.
ASSEMBLY
11:40-12:15 p.m.
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
12:20-1:30 p.m.
ADVISORY ASSEMBLY TUTORIAL 1:35-2:45 p.m.
AFAC
(sem. 2)
GRADE 7 & 8 SCHEDULE
TIME PERIOD MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
7:30—8:40 a.m.
8:45—9:55 a.m.
9:55—10:10 a.m.
12:40—1:15 p.m.
1:20—2:30 p.m.
2:35—3:00 p.m.
3:00-ONWARDS
3:00-ONWARDS
10:15—11:25 a.m.
11:30—12:40 p.m.
1 A F Late Start G D
2 B G H E
C
8:30-9:40 a.m.
BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
D
9:45-10:55 a.m.
3 C H A F
4 D A B G
LUNCH
11:00-11:35 a.m.
ASSEMBLY
11:40-12:15 p.m.
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
5 E B
E
12:20-1:30 p.m.
C H
TUTORIAL TUTORIAL
F
1:35-2:45 p.m.
ADVISORY ASSEMBLY
AFAC
(sem. 2)
AFAC
(sem. 1)
DARK GREEN
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DARK GREEN