The DRAGON'S DEN

2017-2018 13TH ISSUE (20 NOVEMBER 2017)

Kindergarten Gallery Walk
Where We Are in Place and Time

Last week our Kindergarten students did a wonderful job presenting our Kindergarten Gallery Walk for their Where We Are in Place and Time unit.

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Alice in Wonderland Takes the Stage
Craig Fullerton, Events Coordinator

Come along and explore what is happening down the Rabbit Hole, follow the adventures of Alice, and all her friends including Mad Hatter, Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee and the grinning Cheshire Cat in their adventures. This year's secondary school production has the school spinning, twisting and turning around Alice's surreal world of dreams.

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ELEMENTARY

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Carmen Murray, Early Years Coordinator

There is ample evidence that we can promote the development of thinking and reasoning in young children in the early years by providing two curriculum components—planning and reflection. Both are thoughtful activities that encourage children to consider what they are doing and what they are learning. They also promote a broad range of other academic, social, and artistic competencies. I would like to talk about the planning component.

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Catherine Nicols, Elementary Principal

During our accreditation visit last week, a very interesting question was asked by the visiting team, ‘What does leadership look like in your school?’ This question made me think about how we encourage our elementary students to be leaders.

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Secondary

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Richard Bruford, Secondary Principal

As assessment results come in and feedback is received from parent-teacher conferences, what should the next steps for students be in terms of improving?

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DRAGON COMMUNITY

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Scott Turner, Athletics Director

Our 70 member strong team of swimmers attended the Dulwich Suzhou Invitational Swim meet on Saturday November 11. The day started with a presentation of new swim caps and the introduction of team stick on 'tattoos' thanks to our hard working swim team parents committee.

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Katalyn Hu, Learning Hub Coordinator

Spend your cold winter holiday break kicking, passing and scoring at SSIS Soccer Camp! We are thrilled to be hosting a top quality professional soccer camp that develops young players in a safe environment and provides a team-training curriculum based on FC Barcelona methodology.

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uPCOMING EVENTS

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