HOS Coffee Morning
Join Head of School David Baird for a coffee on Thursday, March 22 at the Starbucks located at IFC Mall, Shop No. 2097-2098 on Podium Level Two, 8 Finance Street, Central between 10:30am-12noon. Coffee on him!
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. 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! Check out the trailer here.
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 16). Please note that this data is a snapshot of decisions at this point in time and not a final set of decisions. Each university system has different decision dates and individual universities have their own decision processes. For context, 58% of offers submitted are still awaiting decisions.
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!
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. There are restrictions in place for people who spent time in Europe in the 1980's. If you have any questions, please email the school nurse.
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.
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.
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.
Screenagers: Mark Your Calendar
We will be showing Screenagers to our CDNIS community on Thursday, April 12. In the morning Grade 5-9 students will watch this important documentary about the prevalence of social media and digital screens in our children's lives. A parent screening, followed by a panel discussion, will take place in the LLAC Theatre in the evening. Watch this space for specific times.
Parent ID Badges
Please remember to wear your parent ID badge when at school - including weekends. To help in better identifying people when they are on the campus, staff, parents, guardians and visitors have a special coloured lanyard to accompany their ID card. Please ensure your ID badge is clearly displayed at all times when you are on the campus. Questions – please see Jon Adams.
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, on Friday, April 6. Please view important information and sign up on the Timberwolves Site.
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.
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.
Monday, March 19: DP Practice and Diagnosis Exams (Lobby), Prep C, D & F Spotlight Show (Theatre)
Tuesday, March 20: Project Innovate Parents Coffee Morning (Lobby), Prep A, B & E Spotlight Show (Theatre), Seussical Jr Rehearsal (Theatre)
Wednesday, March 21: LEAP Workshop (Lobby), Seussical Jr Rehearsal (Theatre)
Thursday, March 22: Queen's University Presentation (Lobby), UNICEF Club (Lobby), Seussical Jr Rehearsal (Theatre)
Friday, March 23: UNICEF Club (Lobby), Seussical Jr Rehearsal (Theatre)