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Chinese Class Publishes Book – Available on Amazon

Dear Parents, This year our Chinese Foundation and Foundation High teachers and students worked with our Instructional Coach to produce a book for beginning Chinese language learners.  The aim was to offer it as a resource to those new to Shanghai including … Continue reading

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Special MS Session: Inside Selective University Admissions

Dear MS Parents, Please join us on Wednesday, May 18 at 9:30am in the PAC for a special session with former Tufts University Associated Director of Admissions, Dan Grayson.  Dan will share with Middle School parents information on what American institutions … Continue reading

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Gr. 7 Film Festival — A Huge Success

This afternoon I had the great pleasure of watching a number of student created documentary films.  These films engaged students with various aspects of our local community through an exploration of both historical and contemporary Shanghai. As we strive to enhance the … Continue reading

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Yearbook Sales End Friday (Apr. 22)

MS yearbooks will be on sale as follows: DATES:      Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Apr. 19-22) LOCATION/TIME:       Café 678 from 7:50-8:10am    &    Cafeteria from 11:30-12:40pm COST:       ¥210 per book We will only order the number of … Continue reading

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Learnings from MS Principal Coffee

This month’s MS principal coffee showcased connections that students are making through their work in the arts and a grade 7 social studies project.  Student showcases included a bass/cello performance of an original student composition, an ensemble and a soloist, student actors, … Continue reading

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MS Principal Coffee – Wednesday @ 10:00am in PAC

Dear Parents, I hope you will join us this Wednesday, April 13, at 10:00am in the PAC as we showcase the great work that students are doing in the arts.  We will have a full morning of students sharing their … Continue reading

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Making Real World Connections: Filmmakers Share Expertise

Today was a very exciting day here in the middle school.  This afternoon we welcomed a half dozen professional filmmakers who shared their experiences with small groups of grade 7 students in preparation for a project they are embarking on … Continue reading

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New Teachers for August 2016

Dear MS Parents, As I shared at Wednesday’s Principal Coffee, the greatest impact that I have on the quality of education your children receive is through my responsibility to recruit and retain the best quality teachers we can.  Therefore, I … Continue reading

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SAS Summer Discovery Program

The 2016 Summer Discovery program is getting prepared for the Literacy Enrichment course and Science Exploration this summer on the Puxi campus. We will have courses beginning June 13 until August 5 for Pre-k to Grade 12. We will also … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Principal Coffee

Dear MS Parents, I hope you will join us this Wednesday at 10:00am in the LMC for the Principal Coffee.  This month we will be focusing on: PTSA Updates Engaging Students in Authentic Learning Recruiting Process & New Hires for 2016/17 … Continue reading

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