Community

European International School Ho Chi Minh City (EIS) offers a rich and diverse programme of After School Activities (ASAs) for all students from Early Years to Grade 12. Students are given space and time to develop their artistic talents, social competencies, physical endurance and skills, as well as having fun in a supervised and supportive environment.

Weekly email from EIS to Parents - 07th November 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Meet the SLT
Thank you again to parents who attended the “Meet the SLT” meeting last Monday on the topic of “Safeguarding and Child Protection”. In particular, thank you to parents who asked questions or contributed to the extended discussion on various aspects of the topic. The presentation can be found here.

SISAC
We are firmly in the middle of our Saigon International School Athletic Conference (SISAC), City Championships for Season 1. Our Orcas are competing in Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Table Tennis and Football Championships. Last week, we had great performances in the Cross Country Championships with the U9 Boys Team finishing 3rd out of 14 schools.
Our U14 Girls Basketball 'A' team finished with a strong 3rd place performance, beating out ISHCMC in the last game. The U14 Girls Basketball 'B' team were the SISAC tournament champions.
The U19 Boys Volleyball teams had very strong finishes to their season as well, with the 'B' team finishing in 6th place, and the 'A' team overcoming adversity and some very difficult opponents to defeat BIS in the final and finish in 1st place as SISAC Champions.

Movie Night: Saturday, 9th November
The first movie night will take place on this coming Saturday evening 9th November 2019. Door opens at 5pm, the movie “SmallFoot” starts at 6pm. Food and Drinks are available for sale. Bring your picnic blanket, cushions, whatever you need to comfortably watch a movie under the sky. Please note that entrance and exit to the school will be through the entrances on Le Van Mien Street only. We look forward to a fun EIS community night!


Workshop for Parents in Early Years and Primary: Importance of Play - Wednesday, 13th November
Presented by Mr. Michael Perry - our IB PYP Coordinator, and Ms. Cristy Neves, this workshop will feature the importance of play that enhances brain structure and function and promotes executive function (ie, the process of learning, rather than the content), which allow us to pursue goals and ignore distractions. Please register here.
 
Professional Development Day: Friday, 15th November
Please note on the school calendar that there will no school on Friday, November 15th. Teachers will be participating in the ‘’Be Together Conference” which is co-organized by international schools in HCMC.

Teachers’ Day Assembly: Wednesday, 20th November
Teachers’ Day is a special day of recognition in Vietnam. We at EIS will hold an Assembly during which students, parents and teachers will celebrate the teaching and learning that takes place every day – so, please save the date and come along to join us.

Christmas Celebration – Saturday, 7th December
The EIS Christmas celebration will be on Saturday afternoon 7th December. More details will follow, please save the date for now.

Message from Admissions
Thank you to parents who have referred new students to our school. We have already started waiting lists in several grade levels, commencing January 2020 and August 2020.
If you are interested to hold a place for your child or know any families who may be interested in joining EIS, please kindly contact Admissions Office via (+84) 28 7300 7275 or admissions@eishcmc.com.
 
All the very best,

  
Sean O'MaoNaigh
Head of School

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