Week of March 10 to 14

March 14th, 2014

Dear parents We are so happy to be back at school. This week our students came back to our regular schedule and our regular activities. In Math, 4th graders kept on working on unit 7. We kept on reviewing and using blocks to solve fraction addition and subtraction problems. We have learned how to estimate, Read More »

International Festival Information

March 10th, 2014

Dear Families, MIS has a long-standing tradition of participating in the UM’s International Festival, held every spring at the University.  This year the International Festival will be held on Sunday, March 23rd and should prove to be full of exciting and culturally rich activities.  MIS has developed a plan that we hope will be engaging Read More »

Week of March 4th – 8th

March 7th, 2014

Parents, Thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we were displaced to a different location for school this week. After a long weekend, the students worked hard to make progress in math and literacy skills. In math, 4th graders continued to explore fractions and 5th graders learned about the order of operations and the Read More »

Week of February 24 to 28

March 6th, 2014

Dear Parents We just finished a great week! The students have been incredibly knowledgeable and committed to their work. In Math, the  whole class started unit 7. 4th graders started to explore fractions of amounts and concepts of probability. 5th graders on the other hand are reviewing exponents and we’re developing new ideas about extended Read More »

Week of February 17 – 21

February 21st, 2014

Hello parents! We hope you had a relaxing three day weekend and a great week! This week in math we finished up unit 6. 4th graders continued to explore long division, learned how to read coordinates on maps and charts and practiced their skills for the unit in preparation for their unit test. 5th graders Read More »

Week of February 10 – 14

February 14th, 2014

Dear parents, happy valentine’s day! Our week was full with interesting activities. In math, fourth graders learned how to use a circular and a semi circular protractor and they learned how to read coordinates and ordered pairs. The fifth graders, on the other hand, are working on fraction additions, how to read data from maps, and Read More »

Week of February 3-7

February 7th, 2014

Parents, We had a great first week of February, kicking of our I Love to Read Month with quite a bit of reading in the classroom! Students read silently, in select reading activities with the teacher and listen to a story read out loud by the teacher very frequently and they should be logging their Read More »

Unit 3 Reflections

January 31st, 2014

The students finished up the geography unit on “Where We Are in Place and Time” and wrote their reflections of what they learned. Feel free to read them! Thank you to the parents who completed the survey about student action for this unit. Students seemed to be engaged at home and at school with what Read More »

Week of January 27 to 31

January 31st, 2014

Dear Parents We had a very interesting week. January is already over (so fast!) and this new year started with great positive attitude from the kids, who come to school happy and excited to learn. In math, our 4th graders finished unit 5, in which they learned about place value up to billions, they learned Read More »

Week of January 20-24

January 24th, 2014

We had another nice short week this week, with many activities packed into just three days! In math, students are finishing up unit 3 and will be taking their test next week. They have gained valuable skills that they can transfer to other areas of their lives! In PYP, we’re wrapping up unit 3 with Read More »

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