Star Wars! G6 by Mr.Jeff P and Ris G6/2

Star Wars! G6 by Mr.Jeff P and Ris G6/2

Learning, News, Principal's Office
Star Wars! This week, Principal Ben brought in an amazing book on the cosmos to the Gr 6 science classroom. The students were so excited when they discovered it, that they swarmed the book, brought it to a desk, and chattered excitedly about the photos and used their learnings from their current astronomy unit to discuss what they saw on each page. This was a spontaneous example of real student engagement with, and excitement for, their learning! Thank you, Principal Ben, for this amazing opportunity for our students. Ris Grade 6 reflected: "Today my class and I got this wonderful book Cosmos, and other books. The book Cosmos teaches us a lot of information about planets and galaxies It really teaches us a lot, because the pictures make it interesting…
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Design: New Course

Design: New Course

News, Principal's Office
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhQWrHQwYTk[/embed] Dear Middle School Parents, As you may have seen from looking at your child's schedule, this year we have introduced a class into the weekly schedule called "Design"; but what is this exactly? As part of our ongoing efforts to push our students to become critical thinkers, effective communicators, global citizens and lifelong learners, we have begun introducing a course that will challenge our young adolescent learners to think beyond the ideas that they have thought before, to look deeper into their ideas, to work collaboratively in creating solutions and be able to present in a way that their ideas are truly heard. The video shared can give you an insight into what we hope to achieve. This process challenges our students to think beyond the conventional, to look…
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Regarding Absences

Regarding Absences

Principal's Office
Dear Middle School Parents, The purpose of this communication is to clarify for you all the process to help our middle school team when your child is absent or unable to attend class in school. We greatly appreciate your cooperation in working with us in this regard to better aid continuity of learning for our children. The most common areas in question here at KPIS in the middle school are: Absences to attend tournaments Medical Conditions that stop participation in activities / sports Absences due to sickness/illness Our team would like to help to ensure that all our students have the greatest possibility of success in their time with us at KPIS. At the heart of what we do here in middle school, is the promotion of independence as a…
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Hi Parents! Week of August 20-24, 2018

Hi Parents! Week of August 20-24, 2018

News, Principal's Office
Dear Parents, Hoping you had a great weekend and that your children enjoyed our first week back! This week, we are receiving the student applications to become leaders in the MS Student Council. It is exciting to see our kids taking a step towards greater responsibility and opportunity. The campaign will run from the 20th August until the 3rd September, with students creating posters, making speeches and looking to win the hearts and minds of their peers in the middle school. Also, our middle schoolers will be finalizing their elective choices for the year, please check that they have returned their slips to school so that we can correctly add them into Powerschool and their schedules. Powerschool should be available to our students this week. We will let you know…
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Welcome Back MS Community

Welcome Back MS Community

News, Principal's Office
Dear KPIS Middle School Parents and Community: Welcome to those of you that are new to us here at the school, and welcome back to us all!! This year brings with it the promise of exciting and fulfilling learning opportunities to help our students be challenged and grow towards their fullest potential as we strive to find ways collaboratively to be better than we have been before! We start this journey of learning with a promise to you, our beloved parents and students, that this year will be full of endeavor in creating engaging, meaningful, and rigorous experiences in our classrooms; with value added in activities, special events, extracurricular clubs, and sports it will push our Tuskers to be the effective communicators, critical thinkers, global citizens and lifelong learners that…
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