As promised at the General Meeting on 30 September, Sascha Heckmann and Sam Sherratt will present the academic report for last year on the 29th of October in MP1 at 18:00. The event will include information on the Middle States Association accreditation, the IB Examinations results, the ISA test results as well as an update on the IB Matters to Be Addressed.

Read More about 1.1 Save the Date: Academic Report Presentation on 29 October

The Governance Committee of the Board is looking for a few Association members who can help with the development of procedural manuals, as well as the review of best practices for transparency and communication. We are also seeking one or two individuals with an audit or procurement background for a due diligence review of the school's procurement practices. Please send a brief statement of interest to by Wednesday, October 23.

Read More about 1.2 Board of Directors Seeks Assistance

Grades 3 to 5 have completed their testing and make-up sessions have started for those learners who were absent on testing days for various reasons. Grades 6 to 10 will have completed the Math and Science tests this week. As we return from the October break, we will begin make-up sessions for those learners who were absent or need to finish a given test.

Read More about 1.3 MAP Testing Update

Learners, parents and staff are invited to partake in a poetry reading at the AISM library loft (3rd floor) from 12:30 to 13:30. Attendees can either listen to poetry or read a poem- both original and existing. Hope to see you there!

Regards, Library Team ,

Read More about 1.5 Poetry Reading, 24 October

We are looking for high-quality, beautiful photographs that show what the attributes of the IB Learner Profile look like in daily life and in the world around us. Submit your photos - new or old - to take part in an exciting community project and have the chance to see your photos become postcards, posters and other products designed to bring the language of the IB Learner Profile
to the surface at AISM. Click for more information.

Read More about 1.6 Calling All Photography Enthusiasts

The math workshops are beginning again. This is the first math workshop specifically for parents of children in the primary grades of Grades 3, 4 and 5. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce parents to the current and upcoming math units for each grade in addition to teaching the strategies students will be using in class to understand the Critical Learning Outcomes. This is a great opportunity for parents to gain clarity about the math being taught in the classroom and how best to support their child’s learning at home. Please join us on Wednesday, October 23rd from 7:45 am - 9 am in MP2.

Read More about 2.1 Coaches Corner: Math Workshop for Parents- Grades 3-5, 23 October

Thank you to all the parents who were able to make it out to the Intro to the MYP session held this past Wednesday. I certainly appreciated your open-mindedness and willingness to seek clarity. I was also happy to start to build a partnership between us, as we work to support your child in their learning. Click for full story

 Mike BondClegg

Read More about 3.1 Intro to the MYP - Parent Session Follow-up

The first season of after school activities at AISM will conclude on 26 October.  

On Tuesday 29 October there will be an exhibition of learning.  The event will take place in the auditorium from 15:30 to 17:00.  

In order to prepare for the event, there will be a rehearsal on Monday 28 October from 14:40 to 16:00.  

If your child will be participating in the ASA exhibition, you will receive an email from Tavela Kwilimbe. 

Read More about 4.2 After School Activities Season 1 Update

The Integrated Learning Team is looking for parents are who are interested in sponsoring an after school activity or helping to coach a sport.  

We are particularly looking to enhance our STEM offerings, are in need of a choir director, and would have openings for parents interested in coaching basketball, swimming, soccer, and track and field. 

Read More about 4.3 AISM Seeks Sponsors and Coaches for After School Activities