Middle School Update, March 8, 2019

March 8th, 2019

Hello Middle School Families, MIS middle school kiddos are living very full lives as we shift gears into spring! The building is a flutter with MathCounts preparations, Science fair demonstartions, girls basketball games, 8th grade Community Projects, just to name a few! In Language and Literature, the 8th graders are completing their speech unit, working Read More »

Middle School Update February 22

February 23rd, 2019

Given the wildly variable weather we had throughout February, MIS managed to have four fabulous Fridays for skiing, finishing on a beautiful, sunny afternoon. Middle schoolers are hard at work on their science fair projects, closing in on the dates for the MIS fair (Wednesday, March 13th) and the State Fair (Monday, March 18th). Leading Read More »

Middle School News: February

February 4th, 2019

Hello All! We enjoyed a lovely first ski day up at Snowbowl.  I was so proud of all the risks our kiddos took on that mountain! One of our favorite middle school occassions is on the horizon for this Friday night, 2/8, our middle school dance! This dance is planned and celebrated by our middle Read More »

Ismara’s advisory service plan

February 2nd, 2019

Lovely parents, Ismara’s advisory is organizing a service plan and in this opportunity we request your collaboration to donate to Soft Landig the following used items:   Soccer gear, including cleats, shinguard, soccer socks, soccer balls, soccer clothing, etc Bike gear, including bikes, bike locks, tire pumps, bike lights, etc   These items can be Read More »

Middle School upddate, January 11th, 2019

January 12th, 2019

Happy New Year everyone! We are excited to host our MYP verification team this coming Monday and Tuesday, January 14th and 15th. The Middle School team has been working hard on this process and are eager to demonstrate our program to our MYP guests! This week, our young scientists began the process of developing a project proposal for Read More »

Happy Holidays!

December 21st, 2018

Happy holidays, everyone! We had a lovely last day before break together. The morning was spent in the spirit of “service” and we cleaned/organized/repaired and generally got our hands dirty taking care of our space. From there we enjoyed the rest of our day opening “Secret Someone” gifts. As always, the children astounded me with Read More »

Middle School update, 30 November 2018

December 1st, 2018

Hello Middle School Parents,  We enjoyed meeting with everyone during our fall conferences!  It was a wonderful week, Over the next few weeks the kids will be busy around middle school.  We have the Matilda play coming up on December 19th!  There will be two performances in the MIS gym, one at 3:30 and the Read More »

Middle School Update November 16

November 16th, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, almost! This year, for the first time, MIS offered the AMC 8 to middle school students. It is a test offered by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to “promote the development of problem-solving skills.” On November 13th,  26 middle-schoolers and two 5th-graders took the AMC 8. We’ll receive results back on how Read More »

Middle School update, 9 November 2018

November 9th, 2018

Happy Friday everyone! In Science this week, 7th and 8th graders learned about exceptions to the rules of inheritance described in Gregor Mendel’s original hypothesis.  We’ve also started to look at the cellular structures that carry genetic information.  Be sure to ask your child what the relationship is between DNA and chromosomes!  Our 6th grade Read More »

Middle School Update 11/2/2018

November 2nd, 2018

Hello Middle School Parents, It was an exciting week leading up to our annual Day of the Dead celebration. Today the entire school joined their multi-age Familias to learn about The Day of the Dead, the migration of the Monarch Butterfly, and participate in a group art project. Every student in the school colored their Read More »

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