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Sunday, August 14, 2016

What's on the Docket # 3 ~ 15th to 21st August


General Announcements
HS Office: If you need anything from the HS Office between 11:30am and 12:30pm and Lara is not there, please go to the MS Office for help. Passes need to be asked for by 3:30pm.

HS Open House and HS Trips Parent Information Meeting - This will take place on Thursday 18th August.  We will be holding a Brazilian university college fair from 12:30pm to 5:00pm in hallways outside the IT Office.
We look forward to meeting with parents at the Open House which begins at 1:15pm in the auditorium.  HS Trips information session for parents will start at 4pm in the auditorium.

Student Council Grade level Officers:  Are you interested in representing the student voice? Don't forget to complete your nomination forms and drop them in the HS office by 19th August (extension) For further information contact Michael Kern or email Mr. Schlesinger and Mr. Altman (student council advisors)

HS Activities Fair - GET INVOLVED!
The Activities Fair and sign up will be on 19th August. More information to follow. Activities will formally start on 22th August.

Service Activities in HS: If you are interested in serving, please see Ms Wilkinson who will be coordinating service activities in the HS this year.

Reminders to Students
Start the year off with a good habit - be on time for school and for your classes!
The rules are that HS students cannot enter the gym, at any point while MS classes are going on. Please respect the rule.
HS Trip contract forms need to be handed into the Activities Office as soon as possible. Deadline is the 19th August

College Visits this Week
Wednesday 17 August - Hult University

Athletics/Games/Travelling Eagles
First week of practices.
Here are the following days/times/locations for practices. Please be prepared with appropriate athletic clothing and shoes for the first practice.
· JV Boys’ Basketball: Monday, August 15, 3:20-4:15pm, US Covered Court
· JV Girls’ Basketball: Monday, August 15, 3:20-5:30pm, US Gym
· JV Boys’ Soccer: Tuesday, August 16, Meet at Bus Area at 3:20pm. Practice is at Pequeninos do Jockey
· JV Girls’ Soccer: Tuesday, August 16, Meet at Bus Area at 3:20pm. Practice is at Pequeninos do Jockey
· JV Cheerleading: Monday, August 15, 3:20-4:15pm, Dance Studio
· Varsity Boys’ Basketball: Monday, August 15, 4:15-5:45pm, LS Gym
· Varsity Girls’ Basketball: Monday, August 15 4:15-5:45pm, US Covered Court
· Varsity Boys’ Soccer: Monday, August 15, Meet at Bus Area at 3:20pm. Practice is at Pequeninos do Jockey
· Varsity Girls’ Soccer: Monday, August 15, Meet at Bus Area at 3:20pm. Practice is at Pequeninos do Jockey
· Varsity Cheerleading: Tuesday, August 16, 4:00-5:30pm, US Mini Gym


Day By Day

Week 2: Monday, 15 August - Day C
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex/Community Time
Independent Time
CAS1/Counseling 2
Independent Time
Independent Time
Birthdays




Activities
None

Tuesday, 16 August - Day D
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex/Community Time
HS Trip Meeting for all in audi
HS Trip meeting for all in A21
HS trip meeting for all in BBT
HS trip meeting for all in Choir room
Birthdays




Activities
MUN will meet at 3:15 on A21

Wednesday, 17 August - Day A
Grade
12
11
10
9
Birthdays




Activities
None

Thursday, 18 August - Day B
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex/Community Time
IB1/Counseling2
Independent Time
Independent Time
Birthdays

Mario Riguzzi


Activities
Open House 1:50pm - 4:00pm
Brazilian College Fair in Hallway 12:30 - 5:00pm
HS Trip Parent Information Meeting 4:00pm

Friday, 19 August - Day C
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex/Community Time
Activities Fair
Activities Fair
Birthdays: Rochelle Sayler
Antonio Mesquita



Activities
Video screening of "Most Likely to Succeed" at 4:15pm in audi

Saturday, 20 August
Grade
12
11
10
9
Birthdays




Activities
FALA
Graded MUN


Sunday, 21 August
Grade
12
11
10
9
Birthdays


Jeffrey Bassett
Sofia Pricolo
Camila Pricolo

Activities


Down the Road
22 August - MAP Testing begins for HS students.
23 August - New student lunch at 12:35pm
23 August - Graded Choir Performance at UNASP at 6pm
24 August - College Visit: UBC & Arcadia University
25 August - College Visit: Wake Forest, Michigan State, EHL
26/27 August - IB DP Retreat
26 August - College Visit: Bowdoin, Carleton College, Haverford
29 August  - Visit from Notre Dame @ 3:10pm
29 August - College Visit: Boston College, Columbia U, Dartmouth, Emory, Georgia Tech, Princeton, U Richmond, Tufts, Yale
1 September - Superintendent New Families Coffee
3 September - Graded Student Leadership workshop (9am-Noon)
7 September - Brazilian Independence Day (No school)
9 September - College Visit: Curtin U (Australia) & Rollins 
10 September - ACT Testing and Morrisby Testing
12 September - PTA Coffee on "Wellness"
12/13 September - AASB Student Wellness Leadership Conference @ Graded
13 September - College Visit: Boston University
15 September - College Visit: Ryerson U (Canada)
16 September - College Visit: U of Ontario Institute of Technology
16/17/18 September - HS SPMUN @ St. Pauls
26 September - No School for US students and faculty
27 September - No School for students. Professional Development Day for teachers
28 September - College Visit: U Bridgeport, Media Design School, The Ohio State U, Rutgers U
30 September - 4th October - AMIS Honor Jazz Festival in the Hague.
1 October - SAT Testing
7 October - College Visit: Amherst, Claremont McKenna, Davidson, Kenyon
13 October - College Visit: UCLA
14 October - College Visit: Babson, Brandeis, Case Western, Rochester




Sunday, August 7, 2016

What's on the Docket # 2 ~ 8th to 14th August


General Announcements

Senior Sunrise - The annual Senior Sunrise will take place on Monday. Sunrise is planned for 6:37am on Monday. All seniors are invited to attend this traditional event and get their hoodies.



On Monday, Aug 8- grade 11 Counseling 1 (A-K in A8, L-Z in A9)/CAS 2 (A21)

Thursday, Aug 11-  ALL grade 12 in BBT at 1:15pm


PTA Welcome Coffee - This will be taking place on Friday 12 August in the cafeteria at 8:15am

MUN 2016_2017 Application - The MUN will be active and running soon. The MUN team is looking for members from all grade levels in the high school to join. No previous experience is required! Our first two conferences are Graded MUN and São Paulo MUN. Graded MUN will be towards the end of August, and São Paulo MUN will be in September. If you are interested in being a part of the club or attending these conferences, please fill out the FormTake a look at the Video too.

HS Handbooks
Check out our updated Handbooks. HS Student and Parent Handbook.  If you are an activity leader, be sure to check your activity is updated in the HS Activities Handbook. If it is not, let Mr. Switzer know.  The Activities Fair and sign up will be on 19th August. More information to follow. Activities will formally start on 22th August.

Student Council Grade level Officers:
If you are interested in standing for a grade level officer position, please complete and drop off the nomination form in the HS office by 15th August (at the latest). No submissions will be accepted after this date.

REMINDERS TO STUDENTS
Buses: Remember buses leave on Wednesdays leave 30 minutes earlier (at 2:45pm).
Juniors and Seniors with free blocks: Students cannot leave campus during their free block until AFTER the HS trips have taken place.
Leave Passes: If you require a gate pass you can pick one up only till 3:30pm.

COLLEGE VISITS THIS WEEK
None this week

GAMES/TRAVELLING EAGLES
 None this week

DAY BY DAY

Monday, 8 August - Day B
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex/Community Time
Independent Time
CAS/Counseling
Counseling 1 (A-K in A8, L-Z in A9)/CAS 2 (A21)
Independent 
Time
Independent 
 Time
 Birthdays 

Cesar Alvarez
Amanda Rechulski
Activities
None

Tuesday, 9 August - Day C
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex/Community Time
EE Final Draft reminders in choir room
Brazilian University counseling in B9
Brazilian University counseling in B9
Independent 
 Time
 Birthdays 
Neide Mussete

Activities
Student Council meeting at 1:15pm in A2

Wednesday, 10 August -Day D
Grade
12
11
10
9
 Birthdays 
Luciana Andrade
Guillermo  Loyola
Activities
Activity leaders meet with Athletics and Activities Director at 1pm in auditorium

Thursday, 11 August - Day A
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex/Community Time
All Grade 12 in BBT
Independent Time
Independent Time
Meet with Ms Wilkinson in auditorium
 Birthdays 



Activities
None


Friday, 12 August - Day B
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex/Community Time

HS Trip Meetings
in Auditorium
HS Trip Meetings
in A21/22
HS Trip Meetings
in BBT
HS Trip Meetings
in choir room
 Birthdays 
Gabriel Soriano
Julia Park
Meredith Stieneker
Activities
PGC Senior Retreat

Saturday, 13 August
Grade
12
11
10
9
 Birthdays 
Activities
FALA Teacher workshop
PGC Senior Retreat


Sunday, 14 August
Grade
12
11
10
9
 Birthdays 
Cora Nina Rocha
Activities
None

DOWN THE ROAD
  

18 August - HS Open House and HS Trips Parent Information Meeting
19 August - HS Activities Fair in the corridor outside the cafeteria
19 August - GIN filming
20 August - GMUN
22 August - HS Activities begin
22 August - MAP Testing begins
23 August - New student lunch
23 August - Graded Choir Performance at UNASP at 6pm
24 August - College Visit: UBC
25 August - College Visit: Wake Forest, Michigan State, EHL, IE College visits
26/27 August - IB DP Retreat
26 August - College Visit: Bowdoin, Carleton College, Haverford
29 August - College Visit: Boston College, Dartmouth, Emory, Georgia Tech, U Richmond, Tufts
3 September - Graded Student Leadership workshop (9am-Noon)
7 September - Brazilian Independence Day (No school)
10 September - ACT Testing and Morrisby Testing