Bus Information

Dear Parents,

Starting on Monday, December 4 we are instituting additional procedures to ensure that our bus safety protocols are followed.

We have instituted a new procedure to have the younger students sit closer to the front of the bus, near the bus ayi.  We have had a few minor instances where students are not responding to requests made by the bus ayis. In some cases, I have instructed the bus driver to not continue to drive the bus unless safety conditions are met. Upon being notified of these instances, the school can follow up with the students (and parents) to ensure that they are abiding by the rules and following the instructions of the bus ayi. In most cases, one warning will suffice for students.

If this warning is not sufficient for a student, then our next consequence for will be to remove the privilege of riding the bus for a short period of time. During this period, parents would be responsible for transporting their children to and from school. We certainly hope this consequence is never needed, but hope that you can take the time to remind your children of the importance of following all the bus rules and listening to the directions of the bus ayi.

On a related note, we occasionally receive requests to modify the bus route to accommodate a specific child’s situation. Please be aware that we set the bus route to be the most effective bus route we can manage for all students on that route. We will review alterations to the bus route at the start of each semester, and make any necessary adjustments at that time.

If you have any questions about transportation, feel free to contact Stu Run at  sren@scischina.org

 

Sincerely,
Derek Luebbe

Head of School Update Nov 17

Dear Parents, Students, Faculty, and Friends,

Please take a moment to stay current and stay connected.
Wishing each of you a relaxing weekend!

Derek Luebbe
Head of School, SCIS Pudong

Live Broadcast with Student/Teacher Audio Today at 4:30

Join us our LiveStream link, to hear students and faculty share the play-by-play of this afternoons Boys Varsity Basketball Game today at 4:30 versus SMIC. Live broadcasting, and announcing play-by-play is a challenging task to do well. We are trying this for the first time with tonight’s game. Wish both the broadcasters and the Boys’ Basketball team good luck!

No School for Students, Friday November 24

REMINDER: November 24 is a faculty Professional Development Day. No school for students. Enjoy the long weekend!

SCIS Pudong Winter Festival: Sunday Dec. 10

Pudong Winter Festival: Save the date.

Friday November 24: SCIS HQ Winter Carnival

This is an wonderful SCIS Winter Carnival welcoming families from Pudong and Hongqiao Campus.  The Carnival takes place at the SCIS HQ Campus. Bussing will be provided free of charge for Pudong families from selected spots in Pudong.

We would love for you to join us. Stay tuned this blog post for more information on bus information.

Broadway Live Summer Theater Experience

SCIS Pudong will be hosting professionals from Broadway Live (NYC) to run a 9-day summer theater experience for those who share a passion for the stage. You can learn more about the program here. Space is limited, and reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.  SCIS students receive a discount of 500 usd.

Visit our website to learn more about this unique opportunity.

Big Community Events

Dear Parents, Faculty, Students, and Friends,

A quick update on a few events.

NCAA Basketball with SCIS

For those of you who are joining us for tomorrow’s USA NCAA Basketball Game between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the UCLA Bruins, you can find more information in the following link.   SCIS PD Family Day 2017 – PAC 12 China Game
10:00 am:  Breakfast at school
10:45 am: Busses leave SCIS

Let’s hope we are in store for a great game.

PureLiving Presents to Parents

Our Nov. 7 PAFA meeting featured some guest speakers from PureLiving to discuss the air quality in Shanghai. Specifically, they discussed the processes that SCIS takes along with suggestions regarding steps that families can take at home.

The session included a Q&A from parents, and the full PPT from the PureLiving presentation is  here.

PureLiving shares air quality information at PAFA meeting.

 

 

SCIS (HQ and PD) Community Winter Carnival: November 25

Our Board of Directors is throwing a party!

Come celebrate with the entire SCIS Community as we join together with the SCIS Puxi Hongqiao Campus. This will be a big extravaganza, and we want to make it easy for you all of our Pudong families to show their spirit.

We will provide bussing to and from the event from key areas in Pudong. More information on the bussing will come soon. For now, please save the date and join us for a fun-filled day in Puxi.

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Bingo Night, Nov. 18

Today was a busy one at school as our fantastic parents spent the day preparing Bingo Baskets for our Bingo Night event on Nov. 18.  We look forward to a fun evening of laughter, food, drink, and bingo prizes.  Mark your calendar!

A special thank you to the fantastic community that was on display today from our parents working so hard to get ready for the big night. Their efforts and energy are a big part of what makes this a special place.

 

Parents Make it Happen.

 

Bingo Baskets Before and After: Thank you parents.
The final product! Come out and win a basket on the 18th.

Pudong Winter Festival: December 10

Save the date for our Winter Festival from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on Sunday December 10. The day is being put together by our PAFA and more information will be coming soon.