August 18: ES Curriculum Night (EC – G5)

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Dear Parents,

We have had such fun welcoming your children during Orientation Day and the first days of school. Now we are excited to share more details about teaching and learning here at SSIS. 

Please join us for Curriculum Night on Thursday, August 18 to meet your children’s homeroom and specialist teachers. You will also learn about what and how your children will be learning at school this year. 

We encourage all parents and guardians to attend, but we ask that you do not bring your children to this event. 

Schedule for Curriculum Night, August 18

The following specialists will be in the library after the grade-levels sessions that they teach. Please visit the library to meet them. 

  • Visual Arts Teacher EC, KG,1 —  Jacqueline Caraglior
  • Visual Arts Teacher 2,3 — Nick Stonehouse
  • Visual Arts Teacher 4,5 — Alisa Blundon
  • Music Teacher EC, KG, 1 — Ranya Ayache
  • Music Teacher 2, 3 — Leon Corpening 
  • Music Teacher 4, 5 — MaKenzie Doyle
  • Librarian 2, 3, 4, 5 — John McRobbie
  • Early Interventionist — Brianna Spencer
  • Learning Support Teacher 1, 2 —  Craig Armitt
  • Learning Support Teacher 3, 4, 5 — Simon Dobson
  • ES School Counselor — Shawn Edwards
  • ES School Counselor — Lance Paul
Grade levels Time Presentation Location and Presenter
Early Childhood and Kindergarten 6:00 – 6:20 The Elementary Curriculum: Stronger Together Auditorium
Dr. Catriona Moran, Head of School Ms. Melanie Sylvester, Elementary Principal
6:30 – 7:20 Understanding your Child’s Curriculum this Year Homeroom classes

Classroom teachers

Grade 1

Grade 2

6:30 – 6:50 The Elementary Curriculum: Stronger Together Auditorium

Dr. Catriona Moran, Head of School

Ms. Melanie Sylvester, Elementary Principal

7:00 – 7:50 Understanding your Child’s Curriculum this Year Homeroom classes

Classroom teachers

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

7:00 – 7:20 The Elementary Curriculum: Stronger Together Auditorium

Dr. Catriona Moran, Head of School

Ms. Melanie Sylvester, Elementary Principal

7:30 – 8:20 Understanding your Child’s Curriculum this Year Homeroom classes

Classroom teachers

* Note: Parents with children in more than one grade level only need to attend the “The Elementary Curriculum: Stronger Together” presentation once during the evening.

I look forward to seeing you at Curriculum Night next Thursday, August 18.

Warm regards,

Melanie Sylvester
Elementary School Principal