Parent Update, 21 September
Posted 21-09-2018 07:00AM

Dear Pretoria Campus Parents,

Our AISJ Counselors have worked collaboratively to offer the following resources. Please optimize your time and gain information of the following social and emotional topics: https://aisjcounselors.podbean.com/

This week:

There is no school on Monday, September 24

Friday, September 28, 1:45-2:45 PM: Parents’ Workshop: Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for students in grades 3-8. This workshop will help you better understand your child’s MAP scores.

Friday, September 28, 3:00-4:25: Middle School Ice Cream Social and Games

Saturday September 29: Action Day takes place from 8-11:30 AM.

Students from select grades have been invited to participate along with children from our partner schools. Action Day is a morning of sport and workshops followed by a lunch provided by the PA.  The PA needs your help to make this day a success! Sign up to volunteer or ask a member of the PA how you can help on the day.  

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094DAEAF23A5F58-action

 

 Looking ahead:

AISJ Pretoria be hosting the Traveling Bookshop at the Weinberg Center Library! The book sale will be open to the community on October 2nd thru October 4th. Students will visit the book sale with their classes on Tuesday, October 2nd to preview the books and make their wish lists. They will also be able to purchase books on that day. The book sale will also be open during Parent Teacher Conferences, please stop to find your next read!

Parent/Teacher Conferences: October 3 and October 4

 

From our Pretoria PA:

Movie Night was a huge success! Thank you to everyone for coming! We especially want to thank the support staff and all our parent volunteers who made it all work. Without you, we could not do any of it. Thank you!!! The Middle School bake sale was also very successful. They made R3,540 in sales! Thank you MS parents for your baked goods! This money will go directly toward the MS socials and the first one is Friday, September 28th. The remaining profit from the night was R2,350 and will go toward lunch for the children on Action Day (September 29th) and future PA events. 

Did you miss our PA meeting last week? The minutes are available to read on the Pretoria Portal.  Click on “Parents’ Association Info” and you will see a link to “Meeting Minutes & Budget”.  

Our next big event is Boo in the Boot on October 26th. It is a Halloween themed evening with “trick or treating” in the parking lot. Watch for a sign up in the next week to decorate a boot (trunk) and pass out candy! That will be a HUGE help!  Questions? Contact our Events Coordinator evefitzgerald@gmail.com.

 

Have an enjoyable International Day of Peace and Heritage Day.

 

Dr. Amy Parish

Pretoria Campus Principal

Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.

Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


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