Shimbun Post for Week 29 (April 16th, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 29 (April 16th, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • Message from the Principal
  • Spotlight on Learning
  • Sharing who we are
  • Message from PTA
  • Upcoming events and holidays

Key Info & Dates:

  • April 26th-30th – Book Week
  • April 29th (Thu) – Shōwa Day (Public Holiday)
  • May 3rd to 5th – Golden Week (No School)
  • May 6th (Thu) – Back to School

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Shimbun Post for Week 27 (March 26th, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 27 (March 26th, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • Message from the Principal
    • Happy Haru Yasumi
    • Guiding Statements 2021-2024
  • Spotlight on Learning: Photos from SLC & PTSC
  • Message from PTA
    • Connecting Ideas in April
    • PTA Meeting
    • A Translator Needed!
  • KIS Olympics
    • Photos
    • Results
  • External News

Key Info & Dates:

  • March 29th to April 2nd – Haru Yasumi (Spring Break)
  • External Event: April 3rd Kyoto City Zoo
  • April 5th (Mon) – Back to School
  • April 9th (Fri) 8PM – Connecting Ideas
  • April 15th (Thur) 8PM – PTA Meeting

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Shimbun Post for Week 26 (March 19th, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 26 (March 19th, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • Message from the Principal
    • Accreditation volunteers requested
    • Updated childcare guidelines
    • Welcome to new staff
    • Be part of the schools Mission Statement
  • Spotlight on Learning: Grade 1
  • Sharing who we are
  • KIS Olympics
  • Conference Sign up Reminder
  • Message from PTA
    • PTA Meeting Mar 23rd @ 8PM
    • Community Event Feedback Form
    • Facebook group for KIS community
    • Book Publishing “Finding Byakko: Magical Adventures in Kyoto”
  • External Events
    • Spring Camp for English Language

Key Info & Dates:

  • March 22nd @ 4:00pm – Registration CLOSES for SLC/PTSC
  • March 23rd & 24th – EY1-G5 Student Led Conferences & G6-9 Parent Teacher Student Conferences
  • March 23rd (Tues) @ 8:00pm – PTA Meeting (Zoom)
  • March 26th (Fri) – KIS Olympics
  • March 29th to April 2nd – Haru Yasumi (Spring Break)

The school calendar overview can be viewed here.

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Shimbun Post for Week 24 (March 5th, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 24 (March 5th, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • Message from the Principal
    • Student Led Conferences (EY1-G5)
    • Parent Teacher Student Conferences (G6-G9)
    • The Next Guiding Statements
  • Spotlight on Learning
  • Business Notice from Grade 4
  • Which face mask is best?
  • Message from the KIS Office

Key Info & Dates:

  • March 8th @ 9:00am – Registration OPENS for SLC/PTSC
  • March 22nd @ 4:00pm – Registration CLOSES for SLC/PTSC
  • March 23rd & 24th – Student Led Conferences (SLC) & Parent Teacher Student Conferences (PTSC)
  • March 26th (Fri) – KIS Olympics
  • March 29th to April 2nd – Haru Yasumi (Spring Break)

The school calendar overview can be viewed here.

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Shimbun Post for Week 23 (February 26th, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 23 (February 23th, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • Today’s SOL: Language and Literature
  • Sharing who we are
  • Updates from the office
  • Message from PTA
    • Microwave available at the Gym during Lunch time!
    • The Minutes of the PTA Meeting
  • What is Seesaw?
  • K+ Saturday and Summer Camp
  • Thanks for all the socks!

Key Info & Dates:

  • March 1st (Mon) – Start of Bukatsu (Semester 2)
  • March 5th (Fri) – Student Health Check
  • March 23rd & 24th – Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences
  • March 26th (Fri) – KIS Olympics

View the recently published 2021-22 school calendar overview here.

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Shimbun Post for Week 22 (February 19th, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 22 (February 19th, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • Food Bank Kyoto – Supporting Member
  • Today’s SOL: G4’s Biographies unit
  • PYP Parent Workshop on February 26th
  • 2021-22 Calendar Now Published
  • Please support grade 4 and the SDGs
  • Sharing who we are
  • Executive Board Meeting on February 14th
  • Guiding Statements Update
  • KIS Olympics on March 26th

Key Info & Dates:

  • February 23rd – The Emperor’s Birthday (Public Holiday)
  • February 26th (Fri) 11:00AM – PYP Parent Workshop (on Zoom)
  • March 1st (Mon) – Start of Bukatsu (Semester 2)
  • March 5th (Fri) – Student Health Check
  • March 26th (Fri) – KIS Olympics

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Shimbun Post for Week 21 (February 12th, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 21 (February 12th, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • 100th Day of Learning
  • Spotlight on Learning: Middle School Science
  • Sharing who we are
  • 2020-21 Yearbook Orders now accepting
  • Message from PTA:
    • Next PTA Meeting on Zoom Feb 16th (Tues) at 8PM
  • Congrats to Kai Inoue with his Water Polo skills
  • Safe Tap Water Confirmation
  • Incident Report: Bank Parking Lot
  • REMINDERS:Health Check (Grades 1,3,5,7,9) on March 5th
    • Summer Camp registration is open
    • Semester 2 Bukatsu limited space left

Key Info & Dates:

  • February 15th & 16th – ISA Testing G3-9
  • February 16th (Tues) 8PM – PTA Meeting on Zoom
  • February 23rd – The Emperor’s Birthday (Public Holiday)
  • February 26th (Fri) 2:30PM – Signup closes for Bukatsu (Semester 2)
  • March 1st (Mon) – Start of Bukatsu (Semester 2)
  • March 5th (Fri) – Student Health Check

The school calendar overview can be viewed here.

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Shimbun Post for Week 20 (February 5th, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 20 (February 5th, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • Spotlight on Learning: Grade 5
  • Bukatsu registration begins tonight at 7pm
  • Summer Camp
  • Health and Safety – Updated (COVID-19)
  • Message from PTA:
    • The pictures from EY1 & EY2 coffee morning on January 29th!
    • To get some medical advice from a pediatrician from our community!
  • Guiding Statements Workshop #2
  • Child Welfare Guidelines for All KIS Staff
  • REMINDERS:
    • Video Recording: Parent Session 31 Jan
    • International Schools Assessment (ISA) 15-16 February

Key Info & Dates:

  • February 5th (Fri) 7:00PM – Signup opens for Bukatsu (Semester 2)
  • February 11th & 23rd – Public Holidays
  • February 15th & 16th – ISA Testing G3-9
  • February 26th (Fri) 2:30PM – Signup closes for Bukatsu (Semester 2)
  • March 1st (Mon) – Start of Bukatsu (Semester 2)

The school calendar overview can be viewed here.

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Shimbun Post for Week 18 (January 29th, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 19 (January 29th, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • Spotlight on Learning
  • Bukatsu March 1st Options
  • Construction near Main Blue Gate
  • New Hand Soap – MIYOSHI Foam
  • Child Protection Workshop
  • REMINDERS: KIS 2021-22 Info Session (Jan 31 @ 3 PM) Signup, Enrolment Intentions – Deadline today!, PTA Event on Zoom, LINE Communications

Key Info & Dates:

  • January 31st (Sun) 3:00 PM – KIS 2021-22 Info Session (sign up required)
  • February 3th~March (Wed) – Blue gate closed as front wall construction begins. Please use white gate.
  • February 5th (Fri) 7:00PM – Signup opens for Bukatsu (Semester 2)
  • February 11th & 23rd – Public Holidays
  • February 26th (Fri) 2:30PM – Signup closes for Bukatsu (Semester 2)
  • March 1st (Mon) – Start of Bukatsu (Semester 2)

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Shimbun Post for Week 18 (January 22nd, 2021)

We have published a new Shimbun Post for Week 18 (January 22nd, 2021) on our portal!

In this edition:

  • Student Report on ManageBac
  • Spotlight on Learning
  • ACTION REQUIRED: Enrolment Intentions 2021-22
  • KIS 2021-22
  • Message from the PTA
  • New Teaching Assistant in Grade 2/3 Classroom
  • Alternative Parking Options
  • After-school Lessons, Bukatsu, and Childcare
  • Request from Wendy (Art Room) – Newspaper Donations

Key Info & Dates:

  • January 22nd (Fri) – End of Semester 1
  • January 25th (Mon) – Start of Semester 2
  • Jan 25 to Feb 26 – No bukatsu. After-school lessons and childcare are available.
  • January 29th (Fri) – EY1 & EY2 Coffee Morning
  • January 31st (Sun) 3:00 PM – 2021-22 Info Session / Q&A
  • February 11th&23rd – Public Holidays
  • March 1st (Mon) – Start of Bukatsu (Semester 2)

The school calendar overview can be viewed here.

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