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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, most of which are included within the tuition fee. 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 - 23rd May 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians,

EIS IS AN ACCREDITED SCHOOL!
The AMAZING NEWS this week is that EIS is now an internationally accredited school.
Please see the attached letter from Stuart McLay, Director of International Accreditation Services, Council of International Schools.
 
This is a great achievement for everyone in the school involved in the accreditation process over the past years and I think it is important to highlight the acclamation
that;
 
“In granting the award of accreditation, CIS felt that the commendations – or strengths of the school – far outweighed any areas in which the school was deficient”
 
Change for improvement is not an event, but a process and EIS is now certainly well positioned to follow through and use the CIS accreditation process as a continuing catalyst for school development.
 
PRESENTATION DAY
Presentation Day will be held on Friday, 31st May in the Opera House, commencing at 9.30am. This will be an opportunity to celebrate the many achievements of our students. All parents are invited to attend, but please sign up your attendance HERE as seating may be limited.

GRADUATION DAY
Students in Grade 12, who are currently completing their IB examinations, will graduate from the school at a ceremony in the Opera House on Friday, May 31st, commencing at 11.30am. We look forward to celebrating this important milestone in their lives with the students.

SWIM GALA
The Swim Gala for Secondary School students will take place on Wednesday, 29th. The students are excited as this year they do not have to travel to an outside pool!

SUMMER SCHOOL
Everest Education (E2) has been invited to become part of the EIS School Community for this upcoming summer vacation for students from all schools from Grades 1 - 8. Founded by Harvard and Stanford graduates with a mission of preparing K-12 students academically and emotionally for an international education, E2 has been the trusted summer camp provider for many other international school partner schools in HCMC.
The theme for Summer Camp 2019 is Wonder World. This is a five-week interactive camp that allows students to explore a multi-disciplinary journey through major regions of the world. Each week students will examine a specific area and discover the natural wonders found on land and under the sea, learn more about the cultures - including food, traditions, and arts. Students will also dig deeper into understanding major issues faced in each area and on a global scale.
Wonder World allows students to participate in a variety of both academic and fun activities and enjoy their summer to the fullest. The unique environment builds up students with a passion for lifelong learning and a can-do attitude that carries forward into their future.
 
Time: Monday – Friday (8:30 – 15:00)
Date: June 17 – July 19, 2019 (5 weeks)
Full 5 weeks: 32,000,000 VND (including snacks and lunch)
Per week: 6,400,000 VND
Minimum registration: 3 weeks
Early bird discount: available if registered by 24th May 2019
10% off for full 5-weeks program
5% off for 3 or 4 weeks
Special deal 5% off for EIS families available after the early bird discount deadline date
 
Hotline: 0858 323 232
Registration online: https://bitly.com.vn/EISCamp2019
More information can be found at: http://bit.ly/EISsummer2019

DAAD
EIS will be hosting DAAD (see below for more information) for a “Studying in German” Information Session at 3 pm on 25th May 2019. Please register HERE as seating may be limited. “The German Academic Exchange Service DAAD offers an extensive range of information and advising services to prospective and current students. The DAAD was established in 1925 as a joint association of German universities and their student bodies. Today, it is the largest funding organisation of its kind in the world. With headquarters in Bonn, an office in Berlin, 15 regional offices and 56 information centres worldwide, the DAAD is supported by more than 450 lektorships (lektors are young German academics working at universities abroad in many academic areas) in over 110 countries. Every year, thousands of students and scholars discover the opportunities of higher education which Germany has to offer. A 2016 study by the British Council confirmed that Germany’s internationalisation measures have been extremely successful: Out of the top 25 countries worldwide, Germany took fourth place.”
 
Agenda:

  • Introduction of the speakers
  • Short video clip on studying in Germany
  • Presentation “Studying in Germany”
  • Short video clips on application procedures for HEI in Germany - Q&A
  • Wrap-up and individual consultation 

ARTS NATION OPENING CEREMONY
Arts Nation has been one of EIS’s partners for arts for ECAs and they will open their Thao Dien center at EIS campus.
Serving the Community through the Arts - this is the journey that Arts Nation, the not-for-profit music and dance center for children and adults of all ages, is embarking on with the official launch of their initiative. Arts Nation offers a variety of music and dance classes using internationally recognised curriculum to enhance the development of each child holistically.

This summer, Arts Nation proudly introduces the Opening Ceremony: “A Summer of Giving” - an arts and community event for children aged 6 - 18.
 
Through creative activities that combine fun and the arts, children will participate in a variety of activities such as: music and dance trial classes, live performances and Vietnamese traditional folk games.
 
All funds raised will be given towards community projects helping underprivileged children in Vietnam.
Register now at: dreamspass.vn/ASummerofGiving
FREE ADMISSION
Time: 9:00 - 11:00 am, Sunday 9th June 2019
Venue: EIS - 47 Ngo Quang Huy, D.2, HCMC (Early Years entrance)
Special off: Deduction of 20% when registering one music or dance class on this day!

All the very best,
  
Sean O'MaoNaigh
Head of School

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