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MS News

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Elizabeth Johnston, Middle School Principal

Community Time

This week, students participated in an active House Activity where they strategically stacked and unstacked cups in teams, trying to beat out their opposing teams in stacking all their piles of cups.

Learner Profile Goals

Before the October break, middle school students examined their report results to determine their greatest areas of need with regards to effort improvement. Each student has selected three key action steps they will work on throughout the year to improve their effort and achievement. Student action step sheets will be distributed this Friday in Advisory for posting in their locker and at home. We're looking forward to seeing some excellent student growth this year! 

Yearbook Photos

All MS students took their photos this week during advisory, FitUp or Community Time. More information regarding photos will be provided shortly.

Middle and High School News

Dear Middle and High School Families,

There is a unique opportunity for your son/daughter to participate in a ski/snowboarding camp during the March week-long holiday (11-19 March 2017) in the Swiss Alps. Viamonde is an internationally known company that provides excellent ski/snowboarding instruction as well as evening fun activities. 

ICS Addis activities office helps organize this package which includes:

Airfare (to Geneva, Switzerland return)

all transportation to and from airports

all meals and snacks (fabulous Swiss food!)

equipment and ski-clothing rental

medical insurance

six full days of fantastic ski/snowboarding instruction

evening ‘off the mountain’ activities

dedicated, experienced and committed Viamonde camp counselors 

Dawn Ashby and Alex Lancia, both experienced teachers and trip leaders at ICS, will be chaperoning the trip from ICS to Switzerland, throughout the week, and back to ICS.

Please note, Viamonde requires a minimum number of participants at each instructional level (ski or snowboarding) in order to offer their camps. 

If you are interested or would like more information, please click here to complete the Ski/Snowboarding Camp Google Form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

The deadline to register your interest is 16 December.

 

Sincerely,

Dawn Ashby and Alex Lancia

Ski Trip Chaperones (March 2017)