Stanley Cup Visit
Hockey fans are eagerly anticipating Wednesday, September 12, as CDNIS will host the coveted Stanley Cup. Making its first ever visit to Hong Kong, we are excited to welcome the Stanley Cup, along with its "keeper", Philip Pritchard. Please RSVP here if you would like to attend this event. Event details will be emailed to those who have signed up. Game on!
New Initiatives: Student Information Management System
The school is rolling out a new student information management system called Veracross. All parents will receive an email to their @CDNIS parent email account this week inviting them to sign in. Parents are encourage to visit the Parent Portal FAQ before logging into the new Parent Portal.
CDNIS Mobile App
The CDNIS app is here! The CDNIS mobile app provides vital information and notifications on the go. Please download it via the App Store or Google Play by searching for "CDNIS" to keep up to date with what is happening at school, including urgent messages such as school closures due to weather. While the app has an Absent Form, please note that the form is not fully operational and parents will be asked to submit all absent requests via the Parent Portal in the coming weeks.
First Week of Season 1 ISSFHK Competition Done and Dusted!
The T-Wolves Season 1 kicked off last week with our volleyball teams taking the plunge into the ISSFHK league. Our U14, U16, and U20 Teams all had successful forays in their competitions. The coaches had high praise for their athletes for the way they applied themselves during practice and gave it their all during games, with all teams showing true Timberwolves Spirit! Post-game photos on the Timberwolves Website.
71st Hong Kong Speech Festival - Registration open
LS and US students interested in participating in the 71st HK Schools Speech Festival must complete either the duo form, or the solo form and submit them, along with payment to Mrs. Kimberly Butler (LS) or Ms. Jessy Po (US). Fees must be paid by cheque to CDNIS. The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, September 13. For more information regarding fees for duo and solo performances, please access the festival syllabus.
Parent Volunteer Bus Passes
If you are volunteering at school and would like to take the bus, please first contact your child's homeroom teacher to sign up for a volunteer bus pass. After this, email KCM two working days in advance and let them know which bus you would like to take.
Parking on Nam Long Shan Road
Please note that there is no parking available on Nam Long Shan road. Last Thursday on US curriculum night, police officers were issuing tickets to cars parked on Nam Long Shan road. If you are coming to school for an event in the evening, please consider using public transport, including the buses which the school arranges.
T-Wolves Rugby Recruitment!
Rugby season is about to get under way and T-Wolves are looking for more boys to join the U14 Rugby Team. All levels of experience are welcome. Please have your child to email Mr. Shortt if interested. He will also be able to answer any questions you have.
CDNIS Water Polo Practice Recap
The first water polo training session was held last week, and all students had great fun. The students showed good understanding of the game and great skills. If you would like to join Water Polo, please email Darren McHugh for more information.
Join the MakeX Robotics Pre-Competition
CDNIS is proud to host the regional MakeX competition for Hong Kong International schools. We are running a pre-competition on Saturday, September 22 from 10am-3pm for CDNIS students. To join, form a team with 2 students plus a parent or teacher as mentor. You can take this opportunity to collaborate with your child and have an engaging day with robotic fun. Click here to sign up.
Proof of Stay
In accordance with regulations of HKEDB and HK Immigration, new and returning students must hold a valid HKID card and/or a valid passport with authorised residency status to be eligible for a place at CDNIS. Visitor visa holders are ineligible for a place at CDNIS. Please submit proof by email or in person to the Main Office. Please contact the Admissions Department if required.
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 (for Thursday 4-5, please contact Scott Atherton to arrange a time).
Drop off unwanted mugs at the Maple Cafe
Help us reduce the use of paper cups at the Maple Cafe by bringing your own reusable cup or donating your unwanted mugs for others to use. Are there just a few too many coffee mugs in your over-crowded cupboards? If so, we will take them. Mugs can be dropped off at the Maple Cafe. Help us reduce our non-recyclable waste by doing your part.
Monday, Sept 10: US Music Rehearsal (Theatre)
Tuesday, Sept 11: Grades 1-3 Curriculum Night (Lobby & Theatre)
Wednesday, Sept 12: Stanley Cup Visit (Lobby & Theatre)
Thursday, Sept 13: Grade 1 Immunization (Lobby), Grades 4-6 Curriculum Night (Lobby & Theatre)
Friday, Sept 14: CDNISMUN (Lobby & Theatre)