Introduction to YIS Elementary Curriculum for NEW Parents

There will be an Introduction to the Elementary Curriculum workshop suitable for new parents to YIS and interested community members. This parent workshop is held twice a year in September and in January. This will be presented by the ES Principal, Ms Jacquie Pender, and  the ES Vice Principal / PYP Coordinator, Ms Shanel Catasti.

Sign-up: catastis@yis.ac.jp

When: Monday 23 September, 2013 from 9:00 – 10:30 AM

Where: Loft

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Elementary Back to School Night for Parents

YIS would like to invite you to our “Back To School Night” for our Kindergarten to Grade 5 classes, on Wednesday September 11th, starting at 6:45PM and finishing at 8:15PM.  The purpose of this evening is to provide you with information regarding your child’s class, and an overview of the exciting learning opportunities that lie ahead for this school year. During this evening you will have the opportunity to meet your child’s class teacher, and the other teachers who work in the grade level.

Our Single Subjects teachers for Japanese, Mother Tongue (Dutch), Physical Education, Music, Drama and Art, along with the Director of ICJC will also be available for you to meet and will provide a general overview of their subject area.  Also the Student Support teachers for Learning Support, EAL and Student Counseling will be available throughout the evening.

Parking and Refreshments: The playground will be open for parking from 6:15pm. Cafeteria will be open from 6:30pm for tea/coffee refreshments.

Organisation

Grade K – 2

  • 6:45 – 7:20pm Grades K – 2 parents attend their child’s homeroom for a meeting with their class teacher.
  • 7:30 – 8:10pm Grades K-2 parents can visit Single Subject Teachers in their classrooms for short presentations about their subject and are invited to ask questions.

Grades 3 – 5

  • 6:45 – 7:20pm Grades 3-5 parents can visit Single Subject Teachers in their classrooms for short presentations about their subject and are invited to ask questions.
  • 7:30 – 8:10pm Grades 3-5 parents attend their child’s homeroom for a meeting with their class teacher.

For further details, please check your inbox for an elementary broadcaster sent home on Monday September 2, 2013.