Let’s start the second half of the school year with Spring holidays February 5th to 9th. After relaxing, we can all meet on the 16th at our 2nd annual Ball and dance through the night. Doesn’t sound bad, does it?
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Chinese New Year - Feb 16th
Kindergarten and Year 1 will come together in the morning to celebrate Chinese New Year. If your child would like to bring in something from home related to Chinese New Year (food, photographs, clothing, books, toys, etc) they are welcome to do so.
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Primary Summative Share - Feb 2nd
You are invited to a day of summative shares on Friday, February 2, 2018! Come see what the primary students have been learning for the past seven weeks. They are all looking forward to presenting their knowledge and understandings in a creative way! Here is the schedule, try to visit as many classes as you can! 
10:30 - 11:20 Year 4 Body System Games
11:20 - 12:10 Year 3 Problem Solving at Work! 
1:00 - 2:00 Year 5 - Make your own Vehicle 
2:00 - 3:00 Year 6 - Amusement Park Rides
Year 1 - Cultural Exhibition
**Year 2 will have their share after the February break.
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Secondary and High School
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IGCSE Exam Registration
Over the next few weeks, we will be finalizing which exams year 11 students will write at the end of the year. These exams help determine which subjects students should choose in IB.
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IB Student of the Month
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Jan Řehák
This month we're really trying to help students identify those habits and attitudes that will help them stay on top of their studies. Some of them are easy: attend school every day, meet deadlines, ask for help.  Some of them are more challenging: believe in yourself, stay positive. Jan Řehák is a student that does all of that. As a result, he is doing very well in the Diploma Programme. Well done!
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General Meeting - Jan 31st

We would like to invite all of you for an important general meeting on Wednesday, January 31 at 4:30pm in the auditorium. At this time, we would like to share with you highlights of the school's academic and financial plans for the upcoming years. We are looking forward to seeing all of you on that date.

ISB Ball 2018 - Feb 16th
The biggest night of the year! All families, students (apart from KG and primary) and staff are cordially invited to dance through the night on Friday, February 16th. This year we will learn how to swing dance, party with the Ukulele Orchestra Jako Brno, vote for the King and Queen of the ball and perhaps win a prize. Check out the Facebook event for more details. Tickets sold at the reception desk (sale will be announced).
Spirit Theme Days 
January 26: Pajama Day (wear your favorite pajamas to school)
February 2: Crazy Hat Day (wear a cool and unique hat)
February 16: Celebrity/Rock Star Day (dress up as your favorite star!) 
March 2: History Day (dress up as your favorite historical figure)
March 16: Disney Day (dress up as your favorite Disney character)
Theme days are a fun opportunity for all ISB students to dress up and participate in a school-wide event. Theme days are an extension of spirit days, and students get points for their team when they dress up. The team with the most points wins a pizza party at the end of the year. 
ISB on Ice - Feb 12, 19 and 26th
The skating lessons will start in February on the following three Mondays: 12th, 19th and 26th from 9:30 to 10:30. Please start putting together your skating gear: a helmet, warm winter clothes and skates. 
Teacher’s Book Club
For the first time this year, the hardworking teachers of ISB are participating in staff book clubs. They have chosen a pedagogical book related to an area of interest and engage in monthly discussions related to their books. Topics of discussion range from how to make playtime more purposeful in early years, to the school-wide planning and application of thinking strategies. This professional development opportunity is a great way for teachers to study new curriculum designs and best teaching practices.
PTA Corner
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PTA Family Skating Afternoon - Feb 24th
We would like to invite all children and parents for an ice-skating event on Saturday the 24th February. Friends and family members are welcome! We can use the ice-skating rink from 14:45-15:45. It is possible to change into your skating gear 15 minutes before. Please be aware that you have to wear gloves and a helmet to be allowed on the ice. We will be sending out an email with further information!
PTA Newsletter
Calendar of Events
Feb 2 Primary summative share, Crazy Hat day
Feb 12 Skating
Feb 16 ISB ball 2018, Celebrity/Rock Star Day, Chinese New Year in KG
Feb 19 Skating
Feb 24 PTA Skating
Feb 26 Skating
March 2 History Day
March 16 Disney Day
Best of January
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