IAS Bulletin September 5 – 9, 2022
Dear students and parents, it is a great privilege to welcome you to the 2022/2023 academic year. Please review the vibrant list of available clubs and try something new this week!
Nominations Class President, Student Council Presidents
Nominations are open for Class President as well as the Student Council Presidents. Class Presidents will take part in weekly Student Council meetings and have an active leadership role within the community. Voting for Class leaders will take place on September 9th during morning registration.
Students who wish to run for the Student Council Presidency must be from grades 9-12 and must collect 50 signatures by September 14th. Signatures are to be presented to the Principal, Mr. O’Keeffe.
The Student Council Presidents election will be on September 23.
Updated class schedule:
The schedule of classes will be tweaked over the weekend and updated by Monday. You can access the schedule using the credentials below.
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D18 after-school clubs available for 2022/23
5th – 10th Grade students please remember to sign up for Wednesday after-school clubs. Parents who don’t wish their children to take part in after-school clubs, to submit their request in writing to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Craft Club with Aleksandra Stoń and Aneta Grochot (Art Room)
The Craft Club is a chill place for students who want to relax doing some manual art pieces of work.
The students have an opportunity to make traditional folk art, decoupage boxes, key chains, felt accessories, jewellery, try some calligraphy and many more activities.
Each student has an option to use paints, color pencils, any electronic devices to create their personal projects. Come and have fun!
Art and Performance Club with Iza Mieszczanska & Malgorzata Wesolowska (Cafeteria)
This club is especially made for students who would like to participate in the school play in any way. Whether it’s writing the script, acting, making props and backgrounds, costume design, or just chilling out and perfecting on some fun techniques, this club will help us make out play more professional and help us learn the ropes of classical art and set building. We will work on some projects using traditional art techniques, and visit some interesting places out of the school, to help us get inspired. At times we will split up to work on writing the script and later rehearsing for the play. Students who’d like to play a role behind the scenes, will work on creating professional backgrounds, props and other creative art activities during that time.
Walking Club with Beata Orłowska & Agnieszka Tymińska (Outside)
Join us as we take a relaxing walk in the fresh air around Kabaty. All grades welcome.
Board Games Club with Kasia Kilijanek & Elzbieta Lechowicz (Room 3)
The games club includes a mix of modern popular board games and more traditional games like chess. Ms. Kasia and Ms. Elzbieta would love to hear what other games you would like to try, to keep things interesting. All grades are welcome.
Football Club with Rafal Krawczyk and Flaurian Pezzoli (Football Pitch)
In this club you can play football with your friends and relax after school. The game takes the form of fun and relaxation rather than football training. We meet every Wednesday at 15:15 on the football pitch. The maximum number of people is 20.
Math Mentor Program and Homework Club with Halil Alaka(Room 8 &15)
The structure of this club is:
Students will work in groups of 2 or 3 people so that they can better understand the subjects they have difficulty grasping during the lesson.
Each group will be mentored by older students who have a good command of mathematics
Helping students recognize the use of mathematics in daily life through activities such as Math Week, Science Fair and in-class math projects.
At the same time, group leaders will be able to improve their mathematical knowledge with the teaching method.
An auto-control system will be established in the field of mathematics within the school.
Programming with Hakon Johannessen (Science Room)
Introduction to Python Programming
Python is an open-source (free) programming language that is used in web programming, data science, artificial intelligence, and many scientific applications.
Learning Python allows the programmer to focus on solving problems, rather than focusing on syntax.
In this club you will learn the fundamentals of the Python programming language.
Fit for students with little to no experience in programming.
8th grade and above
Based on the interest and experience of incoming members there might be an option to follow an introduction to artificial intelligence course.
This requires a good understanding of math (IGCSE extended ++) and some experience python.
Basketball Club with Przemysław Zieliński (Basketball court)
Join Mr. Przemek for a friendly game of basketball at the court close to the school.
New Technology and Business Club with Izabela Rećko (Room 13)
Development of business competencies, planning not only a career but also self-development. Development of virtual reality design skills, familiarization with cyberization, and new cultural creations. Case studies, workshops, discussions. Opportunity to visit interesting places of new technology development. The club is formed based on the needs and desire to develop individual competencies. It is also an opportunity to share knowledge and experience. Anyone can join who has a bit of curiosity about the world of new technologies and wants to design maybe their own small/big business project.
Thursday, 15:20 – 16:00 – TEDx (White Building 2)
The TEDx group takes its cues from the popular TED talks. There will be a year-end event for this club.
The club will give you a voice to express your opinions on a wide variety of subjects related to the club’s focus. The first step for the club will be to democratically choose an overarching theme. Next, speakers will pick a topic that works well with the overarching theme. Over the course of the next few meetings, you’ll develop your talk’s content, practice delivering it, and, finally, give it to an audience.
So, if you feel the need to share your mind with the world, joins the club!
Tuesday, 15:20 – 16:20: Football training with Alejandro Alvarez (7th – 12th Grade)
Mr. Alvarez has volunteered to lead football training sessions after school with a view to seeing IAS compete competitively with other schools. Whether you are a ‘pro’ or a beginner come along on Tuesday for an introductory session on the school football pitch.
D12 after school clubs available for 2022/23
For more information, please contact Ms. Slodzinka on email@example.com
D12 clubs operate on a rotation basis. Each week the Pre-school alternates between the clubs arranged by Mr. Donnel and Ms. Jagoda. 1st – 4th Grade clubs operate on a 5-week rotation of clubs prepared by Ms. Veronica, Ms. Sarah, Ms. Peggy, Ms. Natalia, and Ms. Agnieszka.
Game club – Donnell Knox
American Sign Language (ASL) – Jagoda Reszka
1st – 4th Grade clubs
Yoga/Mindfulness – Veronica Krawiec
Some days we may do movement yoga or relaxation. Other days we may make mindfulness tools or do a mindful activity like coloring, using our senses, journaling.
Board Games – Sarah Pawlak
Playing games, including cooperative games and board games
Science – Peggy Downing
Science experiments, activities, and games
Travellers – Natalia Slodzinka
It is a club where we are going to discover different cultures and countries all over the world
Arts and Crafts – Agnieszka Zalewska
It is a club where students engage in manual (hands-on) art creation.
Please Update your information:
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