Book Week 3-5 May, with Book Character Day Thursday 4th

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, General Information, Literacy, Parent activities | Posted on April 26, 2017

Multilingual (your home language) Story Bites during ECC and ES lunch recess times.

Parents-  We need you!   

Please sign up below to share a story during Book Week:   

For ECC SIGN UP HERE   For ES SIGN UP HERE

For FULL Book Week details see here.

Book Week coming soon

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, Literacy, Parent activities | Posted on April 23, 2017

Book Week information

Videos and Photos from the K2 & G1 Music Concert.

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, Arts, Music, Parent activities | Posted on April 11, 2017

Please take the time to watch:

YouTube link for the K2 and G1 Music Concert:
https://youtu.be/xdlfqSBJxq0

YouTube link for the K2 and G1 Music Concert Dress Rehearsal:
Tim Barnsley’s professional photos of the K2 and G1 Music Concert:

SCO Used Book Sale

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, ES Event, Fundraising, Literacy, Parent activities | Posted on April 11, 2017

Support literacy initiatives by donating your used books!

 The much anticipated SCO Used Book Sale will be held on May 5 & 6, 2017 this year!

The active Homeroom Book Donation Competition begins TODAY and ends on April 28! Time to sort through those bookshelves and donate your pre-loved books:

  • Do you have books that you no longer need that someone else would enjoy?
  • Are you leaving Hanoi in June and don’t want to ship all of your books to your next posting?
  • Do you want to donate your books to promote literacy in Vietnam?

The Book Sale will be glad to accept your books. Used Book Sale is an opportunity for both kids and adults to purchase some ‘pre-loved’ books, in their native tongue (or another language!), at bargain prices.

Kids’ books, adults’ books, fact or fiction, English, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, German, Swedish, French – we’re interested in books on any subject, in any language spoken within the UNIS Hanoi community. If it’s a book that someone else might enjoy, donate it (please no out-dated travel guides, class readers or inappropriate books please!).

Books will be collected in each ECC/ES and MS classroom. HS will have one central collection box in front of Common Room.

Where does all the money go?

The funds raised at the SCO Used Book Sale will be used to empower a variety of literacy projects created and led by UNIS Hanoi students through the Service Learning Programme. Currently, a Middle School service group is working in collaboration with a Grade 12 design student to develop a library in a school in Pu Bin and more literacy initiatives are in the works!

Volunteers Needed!

A lot of volunteers are needed to help sort/price books and then sell during the book Sale. This year, the SCO has decided that each hard-working volunteer will have the opportunity to pre-purchase 1 book per 1.5 hour shift!

Book Sorting: April 20 and May 3 from 8.00 – 11.00 (Canteen)

Book Sales: May 5 from 8.00 – 16.30 and May 6 from 8.00 – 13.00 (Centre for the Arts)

Sign-up for shift here

If you have questions, or would like to be part of the team, please let us know!

Kelly Kim and Winnie Fano, Book Sale CoordinatorsContact us at: booksale@unishanoi.org

ES Sports – tomorrow! And info on Book Week in May

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, ES Event, Literacy, Parent activities, PE | Posted on March 30, 2017

Reminder: ES Sports Day tomorrow, Friday 31st March starting at 12:20pm. All students need, running shoes, hat & water bottle. Students should wear House or Sports shirts.

ES Fun Sports Afternoon

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, ES Event, Parent activities, PE | Posted on March 24, 2017

 
Please come a cheer on our children as they put all their efforts into helping their houses achieve their very best. The day promises to be a fun one and is a highlight on the elementary sports calendar.

Please remember to

– pack your child’s house uniform

– provide a full water bottle

– provide an additional afternoon snack

– pack sunscreen

– label everything
We look forward to your supportive smiles and positive cheers.

New P.E. Blog Post

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, PE | Posted on March 23, 2017

Click this link: ES PE blog post

 

New uoi: How the World Works

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, Science, Unit of Inquiry | Posted on March 16, 2017

The Grade 1 students have started a new unit of inquiry under the organising theme of “How the World Works”. The Central Idea is:

Sound and light affect our lives in many ways.

We will inquire into:

  • The sources and properties of light and sound (form)

  • The manipulation of light and sound (function, causation)

  • Ways light and sound help us experience our world

Grade 1 Music Concert – when, where, what’s needed.

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1C, 1D | Posted on March 13, 2017

Dear K2 and Grade 1 Parents,
The K2 and Grade 1 Music Concert will be held on Thursday, March 23rd at 9am. We are excited to bring all the wonderful work the students have been doing in Music and Choir to the stage and perform for the UNIS Community! The Art Exhibition for these students will begin immediately following the concert.

Please note the following information about the performance.

  • Students will come to school at the regular time on Thursday, March 23rd, and will be brought to the Center for the Arts by their homeroom teacher.

  • Coffee and tea will be served for parents in the Center for the Arts Foyer at 8:30am and the music concert will begin promptly at 9am.

Concert Attire for K2-Grade 1 Students:
Students should wear black pants or leggings and a solid colored shirt that is yellow, green, red, blue, orange or purple.  Please send these clothes to school by Monday, March 20th.

Concert Duration:  9am-10am
Please note that following this event, the Art Exhibition will take place in the Center for the Arts Foyer. This is an opportunity for you to enjoy and discuss your child’s artwork as well as create art together.

We really look forward to seeing you on Thursday morning. Thank you so much for your support.

Kind regards,
The Arts Team

G1 Art Exhibition

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Posted by jhatch | Posted in 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, Arts, Literacy | Posted on March 10, 2017

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