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Lower School News 

Sunday, September 7th, 2014
Posted 09/12/2014 01:33PM

PTA Board Meeting

Tuesday, November 4th, 1:00pm Room B15



PTA MS/HS Parent Coffee on Body Image

Wednesday, November 5th, 8:30am Teacher's Cafeteria

Three professionals that specialize in this area will join us in our discussion: Pam Wax (Clinical Social Worker), Dr. Liliane Kern (Psychiatrist) and Dr. Sophie Deram (Nutritionist). We plan to discuss these topics.

Café da manhã do PTA sobre “Body Image” ou a percepção do corpo

Quarta-feira, 5 de novembro, 8:30hrs

Três profissionais especialistas nesta área participarão da nossa discussão: Pam Wax (Terapia Clínica), Dra. Liliane Kern (Psiquiatra) e Dra. Sophie Deram (Nutricionista). Vamos discutir estes assuntos.




Parent Survey on After School Athletics Program

Dear Parents,

A Parent Feedback Survey on our After School Athletics program has been created to identify opportunities for improvement. 

Your feedback is very important for our continuous improvement and we kindly ask that 1 parent per family take approximately 15 minutes to complete this anonymous survey by November 7, 2014: 

Sincerely, Athletics Survey Commitee


Caros pais, 

Temos criado uma pesquisa (Parent Feedback Survey) sobre o nosso programa After School Athletics para identificar áreas de melhoria.

Sua opinião é muito importante para a nossa melhoria contínua e pedimos que um pai de família tome cerca de 15 minutos para completar esta pesquisa anônima até o dia 07 de novembro de 2014:

Atenciosamente, Athletics Survey Commitee


 Save the Date

Matt Holm's Visit: November 7-14

This year we will host Matt Holm, co-author and graphic designer of the immensely popular graphic novels, Babymouse and Squish series. He will present to grades K5 - 8,  focusing on:

  • Storytelling Through Graphics
  • Collaborative Storytelling
  • Visual Literacy

He will present at a Parent Coffee for the LS on Wednesday Nov 12th.

Here is a video with more information about Matt Holm & his sister/collaborator, Jennifer Holm.

Matt was also a major contributor to The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) pamphlet, Raising A ReaderThis document is an excellent resource regarding the legitimacy of reading graphic novels.




Find out how to support upcoming events committees Thanksgiving and/or Festa dos Funcionarios  (coordinating, decorating, baking, donating) by emailing us at or by contacting them directly.



Meets in the Upper School Library conference room from 1:00-3:00pm. Upcoming book discussion:

DESSERT FLOWER, by Waris DirieNov. 11th, 2014




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