Elementary School Newsletter

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Elementary School Newsletter 10 February

Working together as a community is what makes our school what it is.

17th February, 2017

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Elementary School Newsletter 3 February

The Virtue of the Week is set before term begins.

10th February, 2017

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Elementary School Newsletter 27 January

I referred to the research of John Hattie in several of my newsletter articles last year.

3rd February, 2017

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Elementary School Newsletter 20 January

Here at SJIIES we have a strong emphasis on the development of the ‘whole’ child.

26th January, 2017

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Elementary School Newsletter 13 January

A very warm welcome back to the start of school in the year 2017!

20th January, 2017

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Elementary School Newsletter 9 December

Last year I gave to the graduating children a list of the top five tips for surviving High School.

13th January, 2017

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Elementary School Newsletter 2 December

Although we can't teach happiness, we can lay the foundation for it to thrive.

12th December, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 25 November

I must start this week’s newsletter with massive congratulations to all who were involved in the Christmas Fair.

2nd December, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 18 November

As we continually strive to offer the best learning experience for your child we keep abreast of research in other schools.

25th November, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 11 November

I wrote earlier this year about the work of John Hattie.

18th November, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 4 November

I am looking ahead to the last few weeks of term and the many events that are planned.

11th November, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 28 October

I write this week’s newsletter from Kuala Lumpur.

4th November, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 7 October

On Monday evening this week we enjoyed a humorous and enlightening talk by Chris O’Shaughnessy on Third Culture Kids.

27th October, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 30 September

This Saturday we celebrate the official blessing of the new St Joseph’s Institution International School campus in Malaysia.

7th October, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 23 September

The International Day of Peace is observed each year around the world on 21 September.

30th September, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 16 September

This week began with us having a public holiday in celebration of Hari Raya Haji.

23rd September, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 9 September

I write this in a bubble of pleasure following the Book Character Parade.

16th September, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 2 September

It gave me great pleasure at the start of this week to launch the whole school initiative of building and supporting a school in Koh Chroem in n...more

9th September, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 26 August

As a school we continually strive to give the best learning experience possible for the children in our care.

2nd September, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 19 August

For those of you attending the Year Ahead meetings this week you would have heard me touch on the subject of innovation.

30th August, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 12 August

I hope you all enjoyed a lovely National Day on Tuesday as Singapore celebrated its 51st anniversary.

19th August, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 5 August

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the start of a new term.

12th August, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 17 June

I spoke this morning at the Leavers’ Assembly about the very strong community we have.

5th July, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 10 June

Those lucky enough to be at the Grade 3 celebration of learning and exit point saw joyful, confident children.

17th June, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 3 June

This week I would like to reflect on the faith life of our school and what it means to be a Lasallian Catholic school.

10th June, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 27 May

This week, I paid a ‘surprise’ visit to the children on the Grade 4 expedition in Johor, Malaysia, arriving Tuesday afternoon.

3rd June, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 20 May

Last week I wrote about the work of Professor John Hattie from the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne.

27th May, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 13 May

I would like to focus on student learning this week and two factors that make a particular difference to achievement.

20th May, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 6 May

I have enjoyed attending the Swimming Galas that have been taking place each day this week.

13th May, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 29 April

We talk about making our children lifelong learners and developing a love of the pursuit of knowledge.

6th May, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 22 April

This week concludes week three of our celebration of ‘Poetry Month’.

29th April, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 15 April

We place a very strong emphasis on the development of the ‘whole’ child at SJI International.

22nd April, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 8 April

This first week has flown past and I’ve been impressed by how well the children have settled back into their routines.

15th April, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 18 March

Joyfulness has been our virtue to focus on this week and it has certainly shone out across our school.

23rd March, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 11 March

This week, my focus remains on social media and how we as adults, are role models to our children.

18th March, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 4 March

The use of social media has grown exponentially and it is now difficult to imagine life without WhatsApp, Facebook & Twitter.

11th March, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 26 February

We enjoyed a wonderful Global Family Day yesterday.

4th March, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 19 February

There are many things the world could benefit from having more of. One of the most important of these, though, is Kindness.

26th February, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 5 February

It was pleasing to see a “packed house” at this week’s Virtues Coffee Morning conducted by Kerry Tremblay.

16th February, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 29 January

I was immensely proud to see the number of Grade 6 children putting themselves up to be elected as House Captain and House Unity Groups.

2nd February, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 22 January

We always keep the learning of the children at the centre of our thoughts.

2nd February, 2016

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Elementary School Newsletter 15 January

A warm welcome to the New Year and the new term.

2nd February, 2016

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