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16 Jan 2021 10:02 AM | Anonymous

Namaste Parents,

Thanks to Alka ji for the Yoga class on January 10, 2021. 

 News about school: Seeing the current Covid 19 situation, the school will be continuing online only during the second semester.

The second semester fees are due by January 24, 2021, please use the following link to make the payment, thank you for those who have paid already

https://iswonline.org/event-3733322/Registration

Also, your child's teacher will be communicating with you regarding the midterm exam soon.


Please check for the materials needed for the Republic Day Tricolor Indian Flag with slime.

(Details are below the schedule)


Please check the schedule below:

January 16/17

 10:00am – 11:30am –Telugu ( Saturday)

  09:30am - 10:30am – Hindi class - Session 1(Sunday) 

11:00am - 11:30 am –  Cultural - Religion and Indology 

   A) For Younger kids- Religion with Poornima -  ZOOM Link-

https://zoom.us/j/96137939007?pwd=R1ZkVDBtRVJPQmFPV0FDMkJucFordz09

   B) For kids 8 years and Older - Indology class with Niraj Mohanka - Zoom Link-

https://zoom.us/j/95396247900?pwd=MjV5UjduL0ZibUlMRWZYOUxyQ09hZz09

11:30 pm – Marathi, Tamil and Gujarati class -Session 2 -(Sunday)

(1) On January 24, 2021, we will be celebrating Republic Day, with Hindi 4 presenting 'Pioneers of Modern India' series, and Ria Seth will show us how to make a tricolor Indian Flag with slime.  Here are the ingredients, that can be doubled if needed

Ria’s slime class essentials
These are the ingredients down below!
The other stuff is: A bowl, A spoon or Spatula and some disposable gloves.
Elmer's school glue 8oz bottle. (I have tried many different types of glue and they didn’t work
 
2. Activator:
1 1/2 – 2 Tablespoons contact lens saline solution, more as needed  or Saline solution is 1 teaspoon salt in two cups of water
1 Tablespoon baking soda  
3. Decorations: You will need some orange and green paint or food coloring.  For the Chakra on the flag you can draw it and cut it out and put it in a ziploc.

Also, your child's teacher will be communicating with you regarding the midterm exam soon.

(2) Donate towards the ISW Expansion Fund: ISW India center's expansion program is well underway.  If you are eligible for a company match, do start the  process soon since it does take 3-4 weeks to complete the paperwork.  More information at https://iswonline.org/Donate

(3) ISW school will hold a virtual Giving Tree .  We are collecting Mittens and Hats for the ISW Crisis Committee until January 31, 2021, you can contact school@iswonline.org


(4) ISW Tutoring Match Program

Looking for Homework Help? The ISW Tutoring Match Program is getting ready for the 5th round of matching. If you have a student who is interested in being a volunteer teacher or if you are looking for homework help for your child, please email tutoring@iswonline.org. .Mansi Gera, Krishnaa Amin, Shubh Agrawal, Ruchi Chauhan & Shiamin Melville

(5) Navigating the College Process:  Webinar for parents of middle-schoolers to high school  to be held on January 23, 2021  at 3.30 pm  Register https://iswonline.org/event-4087648.  We have more than 36 people signed up.

(6) IAGB Republic DAY MAGAZINE articles due January 10, 2021, there is still time

We encourage students and others to submit an article especially for the youth section, see below  Plus it would be neat if you identify yourself as an ISW school Student

Category 1:Youth Column: We want to hear from the Next Gen. What are your thoughts? What is your passion? What drives you? What bores you? Pen your thoughts on a topic of your choosing and restrict it to approximately 500 words.

There are other categories, see details at https://iagb.org/republic-day-magazine/

(7) ISW Harvest Festival February 13, 2021, 

Calling out for participation

Cultural programs and Dance contests.

Choreographers and dancers!!

https://www.facebook.com/126463640776148/posts/3626937197395424/?d=n


Thank You all for your support

Ruchi Chauhan  and Shiamin Melville


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