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Sunday, August 17, 2014

What's on the Docket # 4 ~ August 18 to August 24

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
MAP Testing for Grades 9 and 10: A series of Measures of Academic Performance tests for all Grade 9 and 10 students will take place from Monday, August 18 to Monday, August 25 during English, Social Studies and Math classes. The MAP test provides an online personalized assessment experience by adapting to each student’s learning level. The assessment data provides essential information about each student’s Language Usage, Reading and Math ability   - See more at: https://www.nwea.org/assessments/map/#sthash.iA8DPO0U.dpuf  Grade 9 and 10 students are reminded to bring their laptops to school fully charged for the testing.

Closure of High School Library: In order for our staff to participate in PD on Wednesdays the library will close at 2:40 pm.

SAT Prep class will be offered on Mondays (6pm- 7pm) and Tuesdays (6pm-7pm) beginning on September 1.  Cost is R$1000 and if interested, you must sign up by August 25th

Apoio em Português: Além de contar com seus professores, os alunos que quiserem ajuda em seus textos poderão marcar com Dona  Elô, no email:eloisa.galesso@graded.br ou pessoalmente, no escritório de Estudos Brasileiros.

Varsity Boys Volleyball off-season practices begin on Wednesday. Please speak to Coach Celio to confirm participation.

Fundação Estudar will be at school on Monday and Friday to present to all our junior and senior students. Fundação Estudar offer merit scholarships to both Brazilians and non-Brazilians. For more information visit http://bolsas.estudar.org.br/

The Talon is back in full swing for 2014-15.

Open House: Friday, 29 August 12:30 to 16:00. Assembly in the Auditorium at 12:30

Pride and Prejudice: Auditions at 3:30 pm in the BBT on August 25

COLLEGE VISITS
Aug 18: Fundação Estudar Grade 12 Meeting in the BBT during FLEX
Aug 22: Fundação Estudar Grade 11 Meeting in the Auditorium during FLEX

GAMES/TRAVELLING EAGLES
 Aug 19: Varsity Soccer vs. PACA
Aug 20: JV/Varsity Basketball vs Chapel
Aug 22: Varsity Soccer vs EAC

REMINDER OF THE WEEK
Cafeteria: High school lunch is served at 12:35 every day. Please do not enter the cafeteria before that time as the venue is being used by the MS and LS. Please take note that the morning refreshments in the cafeteria are for Graded staff, NOT for students.
The snack bar “Paneria” is open from 7:30 onwards for those wanting to snack before class.

DAY BY DAY
·          Monday, August 18 – A Day – Grade 10 Teachers meeting in B21
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex

·          Fundação Estudar meeting in the BBT for ALL seniors

·          CAS  meeting: Group 2   (B15) and
·          Counseling meeting: Group 1 (B8/10)

·          Study Hall
·          Electronic Portfolios meeting (Holzheim to Peterson  M.) in A21/A22 [A block upstairs]. Please take your laptop and ear/head-phones with you.

Birthdays

·           
·          Pedro Hanud
·           
·          Mario Riguzzi
Activities
·          Do Something: lunch in B6
·          Choir/Voices Project: Rehearsal
·          Bricks: 3:15-4:00 in B10
·          Film Club: 3:15-4:00 in the Multimedia Room
·          Knowledge Bowl: 3:15-4:00 in
·          After School Theater: 3:15 in the BBT
·          Weight Lifting: 3:15-4:00 in in the Fitness Center
·          Math Help Center: 3:15-4:00 in B6
·          Supervised Academic Support: 3:15 to 5:00 in B21


Tuesday, August 19 – B Day - TALON
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex
Small group meetings:
·          A21-Abrams to Dos Santos
·          A22-Epstein to Laughlin
·          A23- Le Corre to Rebrin
·          A24- Regis to Zaborowski

Small group Meetings:
·          A3-Ahn to Fischer
·          A6- Caltabiano to Kim, Leo
·          A7- Kim, Mi to Rodrigues, J
·          A9-Rodrigues, M to Wurzmann

·          Small group Meetings
·          B21- Abizaid - Estrada
·          B22- Farhat- Kern
·          B23- Kim-Pereira
·          B24- Peterson to Zsigmond
·          Small group Meetings
·          B6- Abizaid to Fajardo
·          B7- Gil to Lima
·          B8- Lopes to Riguzzi
·          B9- Rocco to Zevallos
Birthdays
Rochelle Sayler
·           
·          Vaughn Gardner
·          Pedro Rodrigues

·          Antonio Mesquita
·           
Activities
·          Math Club: lunch in B4
·          Drama Club: lunch in the BBT
·          MUN: 3:15-4:00 in A21
·          Go Green: 3:15-4:00 in B9
·          Choir: 3:15-4:00 in the Choir Room
·          Math Help Center: 3:15-4:00 in B6
·          Supervised Academic Support: 3:15 to 5:00 in B21


Wednesday, August 20 – C Day – Early Release Schedule – classes end at 14:40
Grade
12
11
10
9
Birthdays

·          Cindy Park
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·           
Activities
·          GAA: lunch in B3
·          After School Theater: 4:00 in the BBT
·          Supervised Academic Support: 2:45-4:00 in B21
·          Off-Season Varsity Boys Volleyball


Thursday, August 21 – D Day
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex
·          Trip Meeting in The Auditorium

·          Trip Meetings
o    Patagonia-Choir Room
o    Amazon-B15
o    Pedras Azuis-B3
o    Scuba Diving-B6
o    Interships-Counseling Office

·          Trip Meeting in E12
·          Trip meeting in the BBT
Birthdays

·           
·           
·          Lucas O’Connor
·           
Activities
·          Bakin4All: lunch in the Student Center
·          GIN: lunch in B7
·          Choir: 3:15 in the Choir Room
·          Debate: 3:15 to 4:00 in B24
·          GEE: 3:15 in B9
·          Community Tennis: 3:15 at the Tennis Courts
·          Harmony: 3:15 in the Ensemble Room
·          Ilha: 3:15 in A3
·          LAFF: 3:15 in E23
·          Sister School: 3:15 in B23
·          Math Help Center: 3:15-4:00 in B6
·          Supervised Academic Support: 3:15 to 5:00 in B21


Friday, August 22 – A Day – SAB – PGC Senior Retreat
Grade
12
11
10
9
Flex
·          Counseling meeting Group 1 in B8/B10 at 13:00
and
·          CAS meeting Group 2  in B15 at 13:15
·          Fundação Estudar meeting in the Auditorium for ALL juniors
·           
·          Counseling meeting Group 1 (Abizaid - Estrada ) in B21
·          Electronic Portfolios meeting (Piccin to Zevallos) in A21/A22 [A block upstairs]. Please take your laptop and ear/head-phones with you.

Birthdays

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Activities
·          Speak up: lunch in B7
·          Graded Bikers: lunch in B4
·          Gastronomy4Geeks: 3:15 in the IB Art Room
·          Cancer Shelter: 3:15 in B10
·          Day Care: 3:15 in the LS Playground
·          After School Theater: 3:15 in the BBT


Saturday, August 23 – PGC Senior Retreat
Grade
12
11
10
9
Birthdays

·           
·          Sabrina Kim
·           
·          Verdi Waldemar
Activities
·          FALA classes: 10:00 in the BBT the A & B Wing classrooms
·          Community Volleyball in the Gym
·          Rowing Club at USP

Sunday, August 24 – PGC Senior Retreat
Grade
12
11
10
9
Birthdays

·           
·           
·           
·          Luca Seripieri

IBDP EVENTS
Aug 18: CAS meeting for juniors Group 2 in B15
Aug 22: CAS meeting for seniors Group 2 in B15

DOWN THE ROAD
Aug 22-23: Teacher Leadership Retreat
Aug 23: FALA Classes begin
Aug 25: College Visit (Furman; Rollins; Barnard; Smith; Wellseley), Auditions for Pride and Prejudice at 3:30 pm in the BBT
Aug 26: College Visit (UBC); V Soccer @ SP; High School Trips meeting for parents
Aug 27: Senior College Night (19:00)
Aug 28: College Visit (Wisconsin; Milwaukee; City University-Hong Kong)
Aug 29: Open House; V Basketball @ EAC
Aug 30: First Aid Course Part I

Sep 1-5: Brazilian Culture Week

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