Remembering Alan Dick
Last Wednesday, CDNIS celebrated the life of former Lower School Principal Mr. Alan Dick and his contributions to the school, as we have done every spring since 2010. Take a moment to learn more about Alan and the difference he made in the lives of so many. Thank you to Grade 12 student Renee (Class of 2018) for creating this touching video and for all who participated in its creation.
Seussical Jr. Tickets On Sale
CDNIS proudly presents the Lower School production of Seussical Jr. on Tuesday, March 27 and Wednesday, March 28 in the LLAC theatre at 6:30pm. Tickets cost $100 each, and are for sale in the LLAC Lobby, and online starting March 14. This colourful and zany production will win the hearts of kids and kids at heart - so let your toes tap, your fingers snap and your imagination run wild!
Project Innovate Parents Coffee Morning
Join us for our last Project Innovate Parents Coffee Morning on Tuesday, March 20, from 7:30am-8:30am in the LLAC lobby for a hands-on maker experience around the theme "building resilience in your child with hands-on learning". Please RSVP here.
Spring Break Holiday
Just a reminder - Thursday, March 29 is a regular day, so students will be dismissed at their normal time. Please note the holiday period runs March 30-April 8 for students, with classes resuming Monday, April 9.
Blood Donation Event
Organised by the Hong Kong Red Cross, the blood donation event will take place on Monday, March 26, from 9:30am-3pm in the LLAC lobby. Upper School students aged 16 or above are invited to give blood, as well as all parents. To sign up, please click here. Students who weigh less than 41 kg will not be able to give blood. Please note that for all first-time donors aged 16 to 17 have to complete the Parent’s/Guardian’s Consent Form for blood donation prior to the event. The form can be picked up at the 4/F nurse's office. Photocopies of the document will not be accepted.
Hong Kong Rugby 7s Tickets
The Hong Kong Rugby 7s takes place this year during Spring Break. We have secured a number of free tickets for CDNIS students (Grade 4-12) to attend the Friday afternoon/evening session. Please view important information and sign up on the Timberwolves Site.
Splash Dash Swim-a-thon in the CDNIS Pool
Splash Dash, a Swim-a-thon fundraiser, is taking place at CDNIS on Sunday, March 18. Splash is a non-profit organisation that leads swim/water safety courses for under-served communities who may not have the access or means for swim lessons. The Swim-a-thon fundraiser is a massive event, for more information on how to enter a team (corporate/social/family) and ways to support Splash, please click here. There is a team comprised of T-Wolves swimmers taking part, take a look at their fundraising video here.
2018 Summer Taipei Mandarin Immersion Programme
Registration for the 2018 Summer Taipei Mandarin Immersion Programme is now open. The trip will take place from Friday, June 8 - Friday, June 22. Tailor-made by the CDNIS Chinese department, the programme will include cultural experiences and an exchange with a local school. Please go to the programme website to register and to find out more information.
ASA Survey and Tender Information for Football and Gymnastics
Gymnastics and Football are our most popular After-School Activities; 500 students enjoy these activities. We’re always striving to improve our fantastic ASA experiences, please complete these surveys if you have an interest in ASA Gymnastics or ASA Football. As part of our three-year review, we’re inviting expressions of interest from providers of Gymnastics and Football. Contact James Lovegrove if you would like to recommend a provider.
Class of 2018: Offers to Universities
Members of the Class of 2018 are continuing to receive great news from various leading universities around the world. Take a moment to review the offers our students have received so far (as of March 9). Remember to watch this space for further updates!
CDNIS College Clinic
The CDNIS US Guidance Team are offering a College Clinic every Tuesday and Thursday from 3pm-5pm for any member of the CDNIS Community. For more information, please contact Rob Aldridge or Scott Atherton in the US Guidance Office. All consultations will be confidential and offered on a first-come-first-served basis.
IB Art Grad Exhibition
The annual IB DP Art grad exhibition, Odyssey, opens Tuesday, April 10 in the LLAC. Come and view the amazing works our incredibly talented Grade 12 students have created over the past two years. You will see sculpture, painting, photography, video, drawing, animation and much more. It is always a standout event on the school calendar, so don't miss out!
Sick Students - Please Stay Home
Please do not send your child to school if they are feeling unwell, especially if their temperature is 37.5C or higher, or if they have a cough, runny nose, diarrhea or rash. As recommended by the CHP, Department of Health, we strongly advise parents to check their child's temperature before going to school. Please remember to email the school nurse if your child does not come to school because they are ill. Many thanks for helping us maintain a safe and healthy environment at CDNIS.
Tuition Fee Deposit for 2018/2019 School Year
The tuition fee deposit for 2018/19 is due for all returning students on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Invoices will be posted to the Parent Portal under NetClassroom>Billing starting March 1, 2018. To secure your seats, all returning students must pay a deposit of HK$20,000. Please check your Parent Portal account for more information. Any inquiries can be directed to our Accounts Department.
CDNIS Gets Social
While the Flash is your one-stop spot to learn about what is going on at CDNIS, don't forget to check out (and share!) what goes on at CDNIS via our social media channels. CDNIS can be found on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and SnapChat. Have you seen the photos from the Grade 5 wearable art fashion show on our Facebook page? Or the brilliant video of the first ever house dance off on our YouTube channel? There are also photos of the AYP Gold Award expedition on our Instagram. Visit our social media pages to find out!
CISPA - Book Swaps
CISPA Book Swaps are back this month! Bring in your old books to trade for another. The Upper School book swap will be on Tuesday, March 13 during the lunch period. Lower School Pre Reception to Grade 2 will be on Tuesday, March 20 and Lower School Grade 3 to 6 on Thursday March 22 from 7:15am to 8:30am. Contact Christina Matula-Hakli to volunteer.
Monday, March 12: CISPA AGM Meeting (Lobby), Prep C, D & F Spotlight Rehearsal (Theatre), Grade 3 Spotlight Show (Theatre), US Music Rehearsal (Theatre)
Tuesday, March 13: IB Music Recording (Theatre), Prep A, B & E Spotlight Rehearsal (Theatre), Grade 3 Spotlight Show (Theatre), Seussical Jr Rehearsal (Theatre)
Wednesday, March 14: CDNIS Talks (Theatre), DP Practice and Diagnosis Exams (Lobby), Seussical Jr Rehearsal (Theatre)
Thursday, March 15: Grade 9 Author's Talk (Lobby), Seussical Jr Rehearsal (Theatre)
Friday, March 16: Chemistry HL Revision (Lobby), Higher Education Fair (Lobby)