Be Prepared!

There are many important events coming up soon and all through the rest of the school year. Along with being prepared, your fourth grader has also been thinking: purpose, plan and prioritize.

The students are busy preparing for Market Day which will be on January 31 from 12:00-1:30. As mentioned in last week’s blog post, Market Day is a very exciting and valuable opportunity for the students to learn to work in groups, compromise, be responsible and organize themselves. It is common that at some point during this process students could become frustrated with their group. We work to guide students through that process so that by the end of the unit they have learned valuable social and organizational skills. Please do keep in contact with any questions or concerns that may arise.

It is also important to note that in a week’s time your child may be receiving a loan from UNIS to purchase supplies for Market Day. This will be dependent on what they are selling. If you purchase any supplies with your own money please keep the receipt or write a record. We want to make sure the students are keeping track of all of their costs. Again if you have any questions feel free to ask.

Math – Plan

For the students to be successful, they needed to consider many aspects of their learning and plan quantifiable goals. Knowing how important Math is for their businesses, Ms. Beth, our Math Enrichment coach, came in to entice your child with how we see, interpret and develop a relationship with numbers that are not only about calculations but also a fascinating set of ideas that can enrich our world. Ask your child how he/she is planning to use math in his/her group’s Market Day plan.


Blue Dragon Walkathon 2019

Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation

Be Prepared : – )
January 30: ES Parent – Teacher Conferences (No Classes or Activities for ES)
Wednesday, January 30⋅10:00am – 6:00pm
During your individual time with the teachers, you will be able to discuss your child’s strengths and challenges, hear how they have settled into class and together set goals for their development. The meeting is between the parents and teachers. Students are not expected to attend. Please note:- There will be no school for ES students – There are no ASAs/Aquatics Academy for ES Students For more details please contact the Elementary school office at
January 31: Grade 4 Market Day
February 1: Blue Dragon Walkathon Annual ES Service Learning Event
February 2 – 10: Tet Holiday (Lunar New Year) – School Campus & Offices Closed

Wishing you a very pleasant weekend!

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