Although we had hoped to reopen the campus on April 13, we have decided to extend the temporary campus closure and our Continuous Learning program until May 11.
The Parent, Teacher, Student Association (PTSA) is a vibrant, parent-driven organization that supports the school in a variety of ways and gives parents the opportunity to get together in a friendly and social atmosphere. The PTSA holds monthly meetings, which include participation by teacher and student representatives, organizes coffee mornings, coordinates parent activities, and much more.
The YIS Parent Portal is a secure, password-protected site that connects directly to the school's Veracross central database and provides personalized access to student schedule information, grades, school directory and other information.
School forms, including contact registration, permission forms, academic forms, reenrollment and withdrawal, and a variety of other uses, may be downloaded.
For over a decade, YIS has partnered with HOPE International Development Agency to support service work in Cambodia. This February, I was lucky to accompany a group of DP students on our annual trip.
Although we are still a few months away from the start of construction, behind the scenes we have been intensively engaged in planning for the new campus, so I thought a brief update would be in order.
The word ‘action’ as used in the PYP can be a daunting notion for students, parents, and even teachers. They may think action is a grand gesture, a prolonged event, on a scale much larger than can be imagined.