domingo, 18 de octubre de 2015

Semana del 19 al 23 de octubre 2015

Estimados padres de familia:
Durante esta semana los alumnos enriquecerán su conocimiento, reconocerán la diferencia entre departamento y municipio en el mapa de Honduras. Identificarán y realizarán ejercicios siguiendo direcciones de acuerdo a los puntos cardinales. Aprenderán acerca de las coordenadas geográficas y como se forma y modifica el relieve.

Segundo grado
Los alumnos identificarán en el mapa de Honduras la diferencia entre departamento y municipio.

Tercer Grado
Los alumnos aprenderán habilidades básicas de construcción y lectura de croquis, planos y mapas.

Cuarto Grado
Los alumnos continuarán trabajando en el proyecto del Sistema Solar en la clase. Identificarán las coordenadas geográficas latitud y longitud.

Quinto Grado

Los alumnos identificarán como se forma y modifica el relieve terrestre.

For grades 2-5 only
TODO TRANQUILO – “Todo Tranquilo” is a new child friendly conflict resolution program that will be implemented at Discovery School. The program focuses on enabling our students to effectively and assertively deal with difficult situations. Students interested in becoming “Calmadores” will begin their trainings during lunch this week. Trainings will take place from 12:20-12:45 in Ms. Cristiana’s room, beginning Tuesday, October 20. More information about this program can be found in the Elementary blog on our school website. If you have any questions please see Ms. Cristiana.

For Early Childhood and Elementary
BOOK CHARACTER DAY - In keeping with Discovery School tradition, students are invited to dress up as his/her favorite book character. Your child should pick a book that he/she has read or that has been read to him/her. It should also be a book that was written before it became a movie or TV show. Please remember: NO SCARY COSTUMES! The 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will set up a live interactive museum on Thursday, October 29 which will last from 8:50-9:40 a.m. This will allow the younger students to come and learn about new book characters. Parents are welcome to come and meet all of the exciting characters and learn about some new books.

            For Everybody
DPTO UN Day Preparations- The DPTO has begun on their preparations for our school UN DAY celebration on Friday, October 30, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. All school families are invited to participate and represent their country of origin. If you have a typical outfit from your country, and would like to participate in the annual showcase, please contact Carolina Villareal or Miriam Salgado

CHRISTIMAS BAZAAR- LOOKING FOR VENDORS- Discovery’s Helping Hands Club, a community service club that benefits the children of the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos orphanage will be having a Christmas Bazaar.  Interested vendors should email,

ADVANCED EXTERNAL REVIEW TEAM VISIT- The school continues preparing for the AdvancED team visit October 18-22. The team has invited all parents for a meeting on Tuesday, October 20, from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. The Early Childhood and Elementary parents will meet in the 2nd Floor Conference Room, and the Middle and High School Parents will meet in Community Information Center. Please mark your calendars/agendas if you are interested in coming and being a part of this accreditation process.

Important Dates Coming Up:

October 18 – 22                 ADVANCED  REACCREDITATION  VISIT
October 21                          Parent Meetings With Advanced 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
October 22                         Earlier Student Release 2:15 p.m.
October 23                          Student Led Conferences (NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS)
October 29                          Early Childhood and Elementary Book Character 8:50-9:45 a.m.
October 30                          UN Day Celebration; Early Dismissal (11:45 a.m.) P.M. Schedule
November 6                        Internal Spelling Bee and Oratoria Competitions

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