HS Oct9

I hope everyone had a nice long weekend and that everyone is ready for October.

Grades, skyward and retake policy
I would like to encourage parents and students to check skyward regularly and talk about grades and retakes. In our last meeting with High School Parents reps we discussed our retake policy so that we are all on the same page. When in doubt, please feel free to reach out to your student’s teacher.

Student-led conferences
On October 25th, the High School will be hosting our first student-led conferences. Please reserve this day to come and visit High School teachers in their classrooms with your student who will share their Approaches to Learning (ATL) goal with you and will explain how this will impact their studies in different classes. Students’ attendance on this day is therefore paramount. If you have students in the Middle School, this is also the day for the student-led conferences.

Thank you class of 2018 and their parents
The High School would like to thank the class of 2018 and their parents who made a donation of $880 to Hogar para sus niños. You can read the letter from the organisation thanking them. 

We would also like to invite you to an interactive parent workshop focused on substance use on Friday, October 12th from 1:30 - 3:00pm in the ACCR, led by the FCD specialist, Eduardo Torres. More information was distributed by the HS Parent Reps. Please contact Ms. Keyes with any questions. 

College Counseling Corner
The PSAT for 11th graders will occur this Saturday at Academia Cotopaxi at 9am.  Registration closes on Wednesday, October 10th.  The registration form is here.  10th graders will take the PSAT 10 in the spring here at Academia Cotopaxi.  

IB Corner  
The Extended Essay is due on Monday, October 15th for our full I.B. Candidates. This is the culmination of 10 months of work and is a major accomplishment. On Monday October 29th during GC time we will hold a celebration showcase of the work they have done. Parents are invited to share in the celebration. 

Cougar Corner
Upcoming Games:
10/10     Varsity Girls Soccer hosts Americano. Game begins at 4:15.
10/10     JV & Varsity Boys Volleyball at Americano.  Games begin at 4:15.
10/11     JV & Varsity Girls Volleyball hosts Americano. Games begin at 4:15.
10/12    Swim Meet at AC. Meet begins at 3:00.

Fred Bordaguibel
HS Principal