Weekly Bulletin

05th October 2018
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School Wide News

Tina Fossgreen. Director of Teaching and Learning recpas the MAP parent session that took place Thursday, October 4th. The session included a look at school wide data from this first administration of the test and an explanation on what the data means. Please click the link below for more information.

Does your child learn differently? You are not alone! Today, 1 in 5 children are neurologically atypical. But more often than not, these children with neuro-differences encounter many challenges as they move through our world. Please click the link below to learn more and how you can help.

The AISA GISS 2019 Conference will be taking place at IST. Our guests need places to stay, if you are able to host please click the link below to find out more about this event and the requirements for hosting.

In Celebration of 55 years of Challenging, Supporting and Inspiring we'll be holding a joint International Day, involving both campuses. Please follow link below to find out more information about the event and how you can help.

Elementary News

From the Principal's Desk
Tony Breese talks about interesting events that took place this week. He also details important upcoming events; Parents Workshops, Inter-house games, and more. Please click the link below for detailed information.

Grade 3, 4 and 5 Open Swimming Lessons
From Monday 8th - Thursday 11th, there'll be Open Swim Lessons. Parents are welcome to cheer their children. Please clik the link below for more information.

Grade 4-5 Ski Trip to Saas-Grund Switzerland (Update)
Unfortunately we have had to cancel the 2019 Elementary Ski trip to Switzerland. Hopefully we can generate enough interest for this trip to take place in the future.

Secondary News

From the Principal's Desk
Blair Peterson, IST's Secondary Principal, recounts important events that happened this week. He also talks about events that are to come on the following weeks. Please click the link below for a detailed account.

From the Secondary Activities Director: Parent's ASA Coffee
Joe Seavey, Secondary Activities Director talks about the upcoming parents ASA coffee, he also details important, upcoming athletic events. Please click the link below to find out about these events.

Jr NBA Results on Saturday
IST's boys and girls basketball teams participated in the Jr NBA last Saturday at the JMK park. They go out on Saturdays to face off against fellow athletes from other schools. Please click the link below for the latest results on their matches.

From The IB Diploma Coordinator: Introduction to the IB Diploma
The IB Diploma Coordinator, Mr. Jeremy George held a presentation on Monday, 1st October introducing the IB Diploma to parents of grade 10 and grade 11 students. Please click the link below to find out more about this event.

Ignite Music Festival
The Ignite Music Festival is the place for our budding musicians to showcase their skills. We invite you to come and support our musicians this 6th of October. Please click the link below for more information.

Community News and Events

T-Go T-Shirts
T-Go T-Shirts are available! Buy a T-Shirt to help fund education/school fees for local Tanzanian teenage girls. Please click the link below to find out more about this initiative.

Request For Proposal: Comprehensive Compensation and Job Analysis Study
IST is looking for a HR Consultant to undertake the titled study, the study will help us improve our workplace environment for the benefit of our teachers, staff and the IST community. Please click the link below for more information.

Rotary Dar Marathon: Heels to Heal, October 14th
A Rotary marathon will take place on October 14th. Please click the link below for more information about the Rotary marathon and how you can participate.

Santa's Surprise is Back!
Santa's Suprise is a yearly project that provides backpacks filled with necessities to orphanages as a Christmas surprise. If you'd like to know how you can participate, please click the link below.



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