Director's News - Jan 26th 2018

Academic Calendar  
The 2018-2019 Academic Calendar will be published on our website on Monday afternoon. The New Family orientation will be 17th of August with school commencing for all students on August 20th 2018.
AISZ Middle Leaders Training in Sofia
Dr. Lavina is accompanying our Middle Leader Faculty for professional development in Sofia this weekend. The Middle Leaders of both AISZ and the Anglo- American School of Sofia. After the weekend training course, further development of our personnel will continue through February and March with coaching from the facilitators. This is an important part of upskilling our faculty as we develop our Concept School of the Future

Learning Through Inquiry.

The Lower School faculty in grades 1-5 are happy to invite all parents to an information session on Learning Through Inquiry.This session will be held Wednesday, January 31st from 8:30 to 10:00 am in the MPR. Following the information session, participants will be invited to sign up to visit our classrooms during inquiry work-time to observe and participate in learning through inquiry as it happens in the classroom. Please join us!

Grade 5 Mini Exhibition

Grade 5 are at the end of their current migration inquiry unit. As a celebration of all the hard work and learning that has gone on, the Grade 5's will be hosting a 'Mini Exhibition'

AISZ Participates in Academic Competitions 

French

Three AISZ grade 8 French students (Ema Simeon, Lara Knežević, Rea Perica) participated on Monday in the first round of Croatian State Competition in French, in which all grade 8 students of French in Croatia can participate. Students take the same test and based on points qualify to go further. Based on their results, all three girls qualified for the second round, which will take place on February 20 at a local school.  Congratulations to Ema, Lara and Rea!

Mathcounts 

Our Mathcount team of students from Grade 6 and Grade 8 will be traveling to Krakow next Thursday for this year's Mathcounts competition. Tanvi & Meili G6 and Marten, Gal, Ana-Maria, Emma, and SoEun G8 will bre representing AISZ at this years CEESA event. We are all supporting mathematicians! 

Virtual STEAM Fair

Our Middle School Science and Engineering teacher Mr. Brett Tomsen will be hosting this year's AISZ Science,Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Fair on Friday March 23rd. We are also participating in Near East Schools Association Virtual Science Fair (NVSF). "The natural exposure and alignment of the NVSF with the Next Generation Science Standards represents a commitment to integrate engineering design into the structure of science education. This raises engineering design to the same level as scientific inquiry when teaching science disciplines at all levels."

Preview attachment Brett.pdf 

PTA Spring Dance
Please keep your eyes open for the exciting new changes around the PTA Spring Dance. This year we are seeking submissions for start up projects which the school will carry forward in later years; and service learning opportunities to be the target for funding of the dance. The application process will be coming out very soon and parents, students and faculty are encouraged to submit project proposals. All proposals will be considered during a tender-like process involving representatives of parents, faculty and students.
 
Bundek Campus Update The end of January should see the roof being completed on the campus at Bundek. After this has been completed, the PTA and I will begin to coordinate tours for parents, students and faculty to the new campus.   

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American International School of Zagreb (AISZ)

  • Address: Voćarska 106, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
  • Tel: +385 (1) 7999-300
  • Fax.: +385 (1) 4680-171
  • Office e-mail: aisz@aisz.hr

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