Weekly Bulletin

18th May 2018
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All IST News

From the Director's Desk
Dr. Mark Hardeman, IST Director, is talking about our Class of 2018 graduation ceremony and also looking ahead on the planning of our last day of school to celebrate this year with all students and parents. Our last day of school will be Wednesday, June 13th and will be a 1/2 day for all students. We will be having divisional celebrations on both campuses, and a schedule has been developed which will allow parents to participate in assemblies on both campuses. Follow link below to view the Last day of school schedule

Open Shoe Rack Project
The boys and girls volleyball team have been playing with several local teams and they've been instrumental in IST's team development. Open Shoe Rack Project will allow these teams to somehow have an equal chance to play and will help them be equipped to play the sport properly. Their development would be our gain as well. Follow link below for more information

Annual General Meeting: May 24th
IST's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday, May 24th 2018 beginning at 7.00 pm in the Secondary Campus Multi-Purpose Hall. For important information regarding this year's AGM, including the agenda, candidates' statements, proxy forms, draft minutes from last year's AGM as well as the Annual Report for 2017-18, please see the email that was sent on May 10th. All parents of students enrolled at IST as well as all teachers are warmly invited and encouraged to attend the AGM.

Secondary Campus: Upcoming Weekend Facilities Closures
Good afternoon, parents. With the end of the year coming, we have lots of communities renting out portions of our athletic facilities on the weekend. We wanted to inform you ahead of time so as to not create conflicts with regards to access and use of our facilities in the coming weeks. See below for details.


Elementary News

From the Principal's Desk
This week Tony Congratulates all IST students who performed at Arts Out Loud last Saturday and gives highlights on the coming events such as New Tree Life in Kinder Quad, ES Juggling Show. In addition, Tony provides a look to future events and updates on other Elementary activities. Read more below.

From the EPN: Last EPN Meeting and Thank You!
Next Thursday, May 24 is our LAST EPN meeting for the school year! Please mark your calendars for May 24 @ 12:30pm and join us in the Elementary Staffroom. This meeting is a special meeting, as we are hosting our "staff / class parent" appreciation lunch. So, if you're a class parent - please come! We want to acknowledge your efforts this year and say THANK YOU!!!

News From the Elementary Library
Thank you for a wonderful year in the library! It has been a pleasure to spend time with each and every ES student at IST. As we finish up the year, I wanted to share some important dates with you. May 25 - Last day of check-out June 1 - all books due back to the library (do I smell popcorn parties?) June 4-15 Library is closed for inventory June 18 - Library reopens for summer hours, 8am-1pm M-F


Secondary News

From the Principal's Desk
The buzz on campus this week is over tomorrow's graduation ceremony that marks the completion of our students' dedication to the IB Diploma course of work. With just over three weeks left in the school year, students are still busy and engaged. Read more from Blair including the upcoming events.

From the Athletics and Activities Coordinator
With the school year winding down, and most of the big events closing up it was time to host the annual Activities Awards Celebrations. For a first time, the High School and Middle School were split into two afternoons, each with their own awards and their own style.Follow the link below so that you can find a list of all of the winners for the Middle School and for all of the High Schoolers and also for the upcoming events.

Graduation Ceremony for Class of 2018: Live Stream
The ceremony honouring the achievements and milestone for the Class of 2018 will be live streamed for those who are not able to attend in person. The event will be held on Saturday, May 19th ​beginning at 1pm. Watch the proceedings here at that time: Looking forward!

News from the Secondary School Library
The Secondary Library is getting a new roof! Which means the library staff have to clear the library of EVERYTHING by the last day of school. Apologies in advance, as this means the library space and resources will be closed to students, teachers, and parents as of May 25th.

Back to School News: Quick References to Plan for 2018-19
The Secondary Campus has some great resources to help families plan for the 2018-19 year. Read below for full details including an updated Supply List as well as reminders about the BYOL programme and optional trips. Don't miss this important information!

Daily Bulletin for Secondary Students
At IST Secondary, we want students to develop the skills of time management, planning and organising. The school shares a Daily Bulletin with students to help them keep track of important upcoming events and deadlines. To help parents support their children as they develop these skills, we are also sharing a link to the same Daily Bulletin with parents through this article for quick reference.


Community News and Events

The Royal Boot Sale
The Royal Boot Sale; 19th May, 8am to 11.30am in the DYC car park. Follow link below to read more.

IST Clinic Notice: Malaria and Dengue fever & Yellow Fever Vaccine Center
Recently, there has been an increased number of Malaria and Dengue cases in Dar Es Salaam. At IST, we follow a regular fumigation schedule, but mosquitoes are still present on school campus. During this time, we would recommend that students take precautions to prevent being bitten as much as possible (use repellent, long clothing, etc). Also, the IST Clinic is now a Yellow Fever Vaccine Center. Read full details below.





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