Dear QISS Families and Friends,
It has been an exciting and fast-paced week at school. The kids are highly engaged working on their key assignments designing their end product. QISS varsity volleyball is in full swing with matches last Friday against ISQ. QISS Skills Development Soccer Camp began this past Sunday. The International Festival was a huge success on Saturday. We have many more events and activities coming after our October Holiday. Please be mindful of our school calendar.
- There are no classes next week, October 2nd - October 6th. Classes will resume on October 9th.
- There are no LRC Saturday classes on September 30, October 7, and October 14 due to Holidays and Key Assignment Day
- There are no Saturday swimming until October 21 for same reason (Holiday, Key Assignments)
QISS SPIRIT WEAR is still on sale until October 13th!!!
Please support our QISS Sharks Athletic Program by purchasing a QISS t-shirt or jacket.
Download the brochure and order form here --> fall_2017_order_form_for_spirit_wear.pdf
Order forms are due by Friday, October 13th (Deadline extended)
Please bring exact change
The QISS International Festival Committee Co-chairs, Jenny & Gina, along with their committee members, and the QISS PTA Executive Board would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all the Parents, Families, Vendors, Student Volunteers, and QISS Staff members for helping put on one of the best International Festivals at QISS. Your booths were well designed, fun and delicious all at the same time. The live entertainment was well done and exciting to watch. We hope you enjoyed it as well and got a chance to roam around to explore the multitude of cultures on display. Thank you to all the guests for joining us on this special day to celebrate our cultural diversity. Cheers to all!
QISS International Festival 2017
QCIE Grade 9 students visited the Lao Shan Special Education School this week. Our ninth graders led art and puzzle activities, played instruments, and sang songs with the students Everyone enjoyed interacting together, and they learned a lot from one another. This field trip was part of the QCIE Grade 9 inquiry unit on mental health.
In celebration of the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival Holiday, the Chinese teachers were teaching Chinese culture relative to the holiday. Students had a competition in designing their own mooncakes. The children are quite creative!
Week 8 School Photos
UPCOMING EVENTS, ACTIVITIES AND IMPORTANT DATES
October 2nd to 6th - School Holiday (No classes)
October 13 - End of 1st Quarter (report cards on Oct. 20)
October 14 - Key Assignment Day (Regular school day, schedule coming home soon)
October 17 - PEP Talks "Understanding the Holistic College Admissions Process" (High School Parents)
October 17 - PEP Talks "Understanding Your Child's Report Card"
October 25/26 - Parent Conferences/Half Days