Welcome from your SCO Parent Reps!

The School Community Organisation (SCO) Executive Committee would like to warmly welcome all parents, faculty and staff to the new school year 2020-2021! The SCO Executive Committee is a group of parent volunteers whose mission is to help “enhance and foster partnerships throughout the school community in support of the UNIS Hanoi’s Mission and Vision”. We do this mainly by organising and supporting¬†community-building activities and events and by bridging connections among parents, administration and faculty across different parts of the school.¬†

The SCO Executive Committee members for SY2020-2021 are:

Susan Perez: Communications – sco@unishanoi.org

Poul Lundsby: Treasurer – sco_treasurer@unishanoi.org

Pippa Wood: High School representative (Grades 9-12) – sco_hs@unishanoi.org

Garry Reichert: Middle School representative (Grades 6-8) – sco_ms@unishanoi.org

Haruko Dwyer: Lower Elementary School representative (Discovery – Grade 1) – sco_les@unishanoi.org

VACANT: Upper Elementary School representative (Grades 2-5) – If you are interested, please email sco@unishanoi.org

Check out our welcome video featuring our MS representative, Garry:

In addition, the SCO supports parent-led committees and groups that organise events and activities throughout the year. These include the Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese Communities, Used Book Sale, Sparkly Social, Spring Fair, Swim Club, ES Snack Sale, Phoenix Boosters, Neurodiverse Families Support Group, and Grade 12 Parents.

We encourage you all to join the UNIS Hanoi Parent Facebook groups. These groups were created by UNIS Hanoi parents in partnership with the School and serve as helpful tools for parents to stay connected, share information and parenting resources and stay updated on events. To join you will be asked to answer a few questions. Please make sure that you answer the questions to confirm that you are a UNIS Hanoi parent.

UNIS Hanoi ES Parents (Discovery – Grade 5)

UNIS Hanoi MSHS Parents (Grades 6-12)

Also, please note the information shared by the School about publishing your contact email on the Parent Portal Household Directory:

Please use this QUICK GUIDE for detailed information on how to update your Household Profile. By publishing your contact information to the parent community in our password protected portal directory you are opening up a world of connectivity within our UNIS Hanoi community; Our School Community Organisation (SCO) can send you invites and updates, parents of your child’s friends can find you, and it makes organising playdates or zoomdates (!) a lot easier! It’s designed as a resource for you!

More information will come your way soon about ways to connect within your division, class and/or Grade, so please make sure your contact information is published in the Household Profile on Veracross so that we can reach out to you. Please feel free to reach out to us anytime and with any questions. We are here to support you! 

With our best wishes for a fabulous SY2020-2021,

Susan, Poul, Pippa, Garry and Haruko


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