Students in Grades 8-11 have some important decisions to make in the next few weeks regarding course selection for next school year. Please be on the look-out for the sign-up sheet coming home and our forms that support these decisions including minimum grade requisites for IB coursework, Science and Math pathways, and credit requirements for the US, IB and Ecuadorian Diplomas.

Student Goal Setting Conferences - January 30 - 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Please plan on attending to learn about your child’s progress towards first semester goals and his/her new thinking for Semester II. One study shows that students who set goals and regularly check-in to those goals demonstrating 30% greater academic success.

MAP testing next week for 9th and 10th graders
Friendly reminder about MAP testing that will take place from Jan 15th to Jan 26th. This is for 9th and 10th graders and it will take place during HPE and Dance classes.

IB Corner
Monday, January 22 - Grade 10 Course Sign-up Conferences

College Counseling Corner  
Great college admissions results continue to arrive. Congratulations to many members of our Senior class!

In February, College Counseling Workshops will begin for Grade 11 students.

HS Counseling Corner
We had an important start to greater collaboration between home and school with our parent meeting in December. If you are interested in helping to develop our student wellness programming further, please contact the counselor - dkeyes@cotopaxi.k12.ec

Cougar’s Corner
Come out and support!
We have a busy first month for our athletes in 2018. QISSA League continues with three games this week:
Jan 8, AC vs Alliance - Varsity @ home
Jan 10, AC vs Einstein - Varsity @ home
Jan 11, AC vs Menor - JV @ home

IAA in Guayaquil will be hosting the JV Invitational Tournament on the 19th and 20th, and ISPS in Trinidad will be hosting the CAISSA tournament from January 24th to the 28th.

Garth Wyncoll
High School Principal