about Critical Learning Outcomes Added to Community Portal
Following the curriculum review that our faculty engaged in last academic year, we would like to share with you our Process Schedule for curriculum implementation and our AISM Critical Learning Outcomes for the Early Learning Centre to Grade 10, viewable on this section of the AISM website.
about Get a Snapshot of Your Child's Day at our Back to School Morning, 24 August
Want to get a peek into what a school day for your child looks like? Want to meet the teachers or the principals and vice principals? Interested in updates from the school’s health team? What about security? We’re excited to host and provide you a “one stop shopping for learning” opportunity to help your slide into the new school year much more smooth. Saturday, 24 August, 09:00-11:00.
about PTA Hosts a Welcome Back to School Picnic, 24 August
Cap off your Back to School morning by joining other families for the PTA Welcome Back to School Picnic. From 11:00 to 15:00, families are welcome to bring their own picnic and join others in casual conversation and (re)connecting. Folks can welcome the new families as well. Activities for kids include games, a bouncy castle, and even karaoke! BYOB. Non alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase. Food also available for purchase (feijoada, burgers, etc) with sales beginning on Monday, 19 August to Friday.. The important thing is to be there!
about After School Activities Begin Monday 26 August
After School Activities begin on Monday 26 August. If you have not been able to register your child, please urgently contact Tavela Kwilimbe at firstname.lastname@example.org. The allocation of activities will take place on Friday 23 August. An email will go home on Friday to inform you of your child’s activity allocation.
about No School on Friday, 06 September. President Declares National Holiday
President Filipe Nyusi has declared a holiday on Friday 06 September to honor the visit of Pope Francis to Mozambique. We are under a mandate to close school for this day.
Each principal is working with their faculty to manage the educational impact of the unforeseen holiday. Please note that the secondary school will adjust the day/date calendar to ensure that instruction time is more evenly distributed.
The campus will be open for casual use by our community, similar to a weekend day.
about College Corner: Upcoming College Evenings, Starting 12 September
The college counselor Francis Mcivor invites all secondary school parents to attend presentations on various college opportunities around the world. The aim of these presentations is to explore different aspects of college life, and find a good fit for each learner. All programs will run from 18:00 to 20:00 in the Auditorium. For topics to be discussed and more information on dates, click on the article.
about College Corner: SAT Preparation Course, Registration Deadline 27 September
If your learner is set to take the SAT and is feeling a little nervous, do not despair! AISM is hosting a SAT preparation course. This course will build the learners test taking skills, and familiarize the learner with topics covered and question formats- overall building the learners confidence to take the SAT. This course boasts a 100 point increase for all that participate. To register for this opportunity, click on the link.
about Open Board Meeting Rescheduled to September 30
The Board of Directors open meeting that had been scheduled for 17 September has been moved to 30 September. The times remain the same: 18:00-20:00. More details about the agenda will follow in the coming weeks.
Sylvia De Lima
about Coaches Corner: Math and Literacy Parent Workshop
It is that time again to start learning about math and literacy! The feedback from last year regarding the math workshops was very positive and so we want to offer the learning opportunity again this year as well as for Literacy. We invite you to join us on Monday, August 26th from 7:45 am - 8:45 am in MP2 to discuss the structure and schedule for the math and literacy parent workshops.
Francois and Lara McCurdy
about Campus Master Plan Process Begins
AISM has hired the Chicago architecture firm of Perkins + Will to assist in the creation of a campus master plan. The planning process will begin with a community survey in the next two weeks and will include visits from the project team from 10 to 13 September. The purpose is to develop guiding principles and objectives to help the school in planning for future campus development. It is expected that the process will run through February 2020.
about PTA Bus Tour, 29 August
Are you new to Maputo? Have you had an opportunity to find your way around yet? Would you like to meet other new AISM parents? If your answers are ‘Yes’, ‘No’ and ‘Yes’, the PTA would like to invite you on an informal Bus Tour of Maputo - showing places of both cultural and practical interest. A bus will be allocated based on the number of participants, and the trip is open to any AISM family, but places will be offered to new parents initially.
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about Major Sports, After School Activities, and ISSEA Dates 2019-2020
The essential dates for major sporting events, after school activities seasons, ISSEA events, and big tournaments for the 2019-2020 school year are shared here.