School News and Views
It is difficult to talk to adults about what is going on in the world right now, let alone have to talk to our children. Our school counselors have put together some talking points for your family to reference as we go through the next few weeks.
We are thrilled to welcome Melanie McClure as our new Head of Primary, starting this summer. As Head of Primary, Melanie will be responsible for overseeing both our ECE and Lower School.
Our Lower School Student Council, consisting of 15 students in grades 3-5, are involved with various campus projects and activities - from helping with outdoor play spaces, to Monday morning announcements, and working with our faculty.
The responses we give to our children’s questioning, even at the youngest ages, can help or hinder their abilities to be inquisitive learners in the future. The theory of Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is designed to use positive psychology to ask questions and overcome challenges in order to enhance organizational structures, or in this case, family structure.
Here at ISDenver, we are using this month to open our minds to new ideas and new people. In order to even begin the process of opening one’s mind to change, we first have to acknowledge that it is okay to have some bias, it is okay to be apprehensive, and it is okay to not understand why you think the way you do.
No hablas Español? No hay problema! The Welcome Class is a brand new offering at ISDenver--a small-group learning environment for novice Spanish-language learners entering 3rd to 5th grades. This is an mazing immersive language experience for new students with absolutely no prior Spanish language knowledge. Learn more!