Grade 11 Parent Information Night
Grade 11 parents! DP Coordinator Brian Hull will hold an information evening on Tuesday, September 4 from 6:30pm-8pm in the LLAC Lobby for Grade 11 Parents. A bus shuttle is provided from Admiralty MTR at 5:30pm and Wong Chuk Hang MTR at 6pm and returning to several locations afterwards.
Upper School Curriculum Night
Experience what it is like to be an Upper School student during Curriculum Night on Thursday, September 6 at 6pm, which starts with a full assembly in the LLAC Theatre. Buses to this event pick-up at Admiralty at 5pm, also collecting at Wong Chuk Hang MTR Exit A at 5:30pm. Return buses depart from the school at 9:15pm to: Causeway Bay, Admiralty, Central Pier 3 and GPO. Wong Chuk Hang MTR station, Sham Wan Towers, Larvotto and South Horizons T15. 101 & 109 Repulse Bay Road, Stanley Plaza, 33 Tai Tam Road (Back Gate).
University visits this week
Some great universities are visiting CDNIS this week. Meetings in US Guidance unless noted otherwise.
Monday, September 3 from 12:15pm-1:15pm: Colgate, Smith, Oberlin, and Muhlenberg (some top smaller options in the U.S.) 6/F bridge
Tuesday, September 4 from 3pm-4pm: King's College London
Wednesday, September 5 from 2:30pm-4pm: Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne (Swiss hospitality management)
Thursday, September 6 from 9am-10am: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bentley University, Wheaton College
Friday, September 7 from 12:15pm-1:15pm: University of British Columbia
Elevate Education Parent Workshop (Grades 7 and 9)
On Monday September 3, Elevate Education will give presentations to all students in Grades 7 and 9 about Time Management strategies. That same evening, they will lead a follow-up workshop for Grade 7 and 9 Parents to review those strategies and provide tips for how parents can encourage effective study habits at home. The Parent Workshop will run from 6pm-7pm in the LLAC theatre. Parents who would like to come can register here.
MYP Communicator Website
The MYP Communicator Website is a great resource for Grade 7-10 parents to find out more about the MYP programme. Information provided includes three videos highlighting key features of the MYP, particularly useful for new US parents.
The Uniform Shop reports that some of the new skorts are now available. The larger sizes are have arrived, and smaller sizes are expected to be here in approximately 2-3 weeks. Please contact the Uniform Shop to confirm the sizes that are currently available.
Registration for students wishing to sit the PSAT on Saturday, October 13 is now open for Grade 10 and 11 students. Grade 9 students may register beginning Monday September 17 on a space-available basis. Registration will close on Friday, September 28. Please complete this form and return it with payment to Ms. Fung in US Guidance.
Columbia, Duke, Northwestern, Princeton, and Vanderbilt presentation
On Sunday, September 9 from 1pm-3pm at Diocesan Boys School, representatives from Columbia, Duke, Northwestern, Princeton, and Vanderbilt will hold a public presentation for interested HK students and parents. Advanced registration is required here.
Ivy League Fair
The annual Ivy League Fair will take place on Friday, September 28 from 7pm-9pm at St. Paul's College in Sai Wan. Interested students and parents are invited to come and speak with alumni from the Ivy universities plus Stanford. See this link for more info, and register at this site.
Discover USC Event
The session will be conducted by the USC Admissions Team on Sunday, October 7 from 2pm-4pm at the Conrad Hotel. They would like to share USC’s unique learning opportunities, student life, application procedures and academic choices. Alumni and Office representatives will also answer questions. To register, click here.