The end of 1st Quarter is Friday, October 5, 2018. It’s hard to believe that we are already 1/4 through the school year and report cards will be sent right before Parent/Teacher Conferences. This is an important time to check in with your child about their progress so far this year. The first quarter grade represents all of the student’s work between August and October 5th. Quarter 2 starts on October 8th and ends on December 15th. The first semester grade that is reported on transcripts to universities after the conclusion of semester 1 on December 14.
SSIS is hosting Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday, Oct. 11 (4-8pm) and Friday, Oct. 12 (8am-1pm) for high school parents and students in the Bldg C (high school) gym. These conferences give each parent an opportunity to talk directly with teachers about their child’s progress. Students are encouraged to attend these conferences with their parents. Students will have an early dismissal on Thursday and no school on Friday due to these conferences.
The conference style for high school parents and students is an open arena style conference. This means that no appointments are needed. We are hoping for 100% attendance on the part of parents. We also encourage you to attend with your son or daughter.
In planning your time, it will take approximately 1.5 hours per child to speak with all teachers (each child has 8 teachers). The busiest conference time usually is Thursday evening. If you can attend on Friday, you will experience significantly less wait time.
If you have any questions about conferences, please contact Ms. Huyen in the high school office. We are looking forward to talking with you about your child’s progress so far this year.
We look forward to seeing you,