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Published on October 13th, 2017 | by MH Preschool AY 2017/18

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A Note from Ms. Amy’sDesk

Term 1/Wk 7 – 13 October 2017

A BIG THUMBS-UP for our new kids on the block – our Pre-Nursery students have been very brave and have settled in very well into the school routine during their first week of school!

Character development has always been a key focus alongside providing a rigorous curriculum in SSIS. Our first school wide Character Campaign– “Greeting Communicates Care” encourages our students to greet both the adults as well as their peers in school. We would also like to appeal to all parents to reinforce the expectation of displaying a respectful disposition via greeting and showing care for others beyond the school environment.

Preschool Division has also introduced the “SSIS Preschool Community Helper” project as part of our effort to instill appropriate social behaviour and to develop a sense of ownership and responsibility in our young learners. Our Kindergarten 2 students took the lead and were scheduled to help clean up, set the table and serve their peers during mealtime. It has been observed that such act of kindness beyond their classrooms has increased our students’ self-confidence, respect and mindfulness towards others… an important “soft-skill” to develop for them to be successful in the future!

Thank You children for your contribution in making our SSIS community a caring and pleasant place to learn and grow together.


GENTLE REMINDERS

1.    Parents are to log on to http://powerschool.ssis.asia to create an account on the Parent Portal IMMEDIATELY if you have not done so. Please DO NOT leave any fields/information empty; put “N.A.” if not applicable.

Technical support is available via email pstech@ssis.asia

2.   Thank you for your support and sign-up for our annual Super Family Day event; do mark this date in your calendar~ Saturday, 28 October 2017 at Minhang Campus.  Please feel free to contact your child’s Form Teacher should you need further clarification regarding the details of the event.

3.   The next “Tea with Ms Amy” session will be scheduled next Friday, 20 October 2017 between 2.30pm to 3.15pm. Looking forward to meeting you!

4.   “Book Week” has been scheduled for 30 October–3 November 2017. We are looking for parent volunteers to be guest storytellers in our classrooms. Please refer to the details shared in your child’s Form Teacher’s weekly email.

5.   All parents and visitors entering the school compound must wear their parent/visitor card visibly on them throughout their stay in school. Thank you for your cooperation and keeping the school environment safe for our students at all time.

6.   Please provide a light jacket to be kept in your child/children’s cubby/school bag to layer on top of their uniform when necessary; it will be preferred if you can provide your child with a thermoflask to keep their drinking water warm as the cold weather sets in.

7.   It is highly recommended for parents to provide a child car seat for your child’s bus ride to and from school; this is to ensure the comfort and safety of your child. Bus safety checks will be conducted periodically, we will contact you through your child’s Form Teachers should there be a need for you to provide your child with a child car seat.

Stay warm and have a wonderful weekend!

Your partner in your child’s early education journey~
Ms Amy and Preschool Team

 


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