A note from the Lower School Admin Team: Dear Lower School Parents, We would like to share a few gentle reminders to parents for when they visit our school. While we strongly encourage and value parent involvement in our classrooms…

Update for March 17

Here is a look at what we have been up to this week: UOI: We have gone deeper with our first line of inquiry.  4D students are developing a greater understanding of how organisms are connected within ecosystems. We also…

Update for March 10

The Alan Dick Community day and 25th anniversary celebrations were a hit! All of CDNIS enjoyed the one day a year to all be together. We also had a chance to celebrate the individual and house collective house successes of…

Inquiry into Microbeads  &  CISPA Reading Workshop

Next week, Grade 4 will participate in a workshop by Plastic Free Seas, a Hong Kong based environmental charity. They will facilitate a science experiment with the grade 4s to remove the microbeads from the soaps. Microbeads are tiny pieces of…

Well, it’s March and time is flying.  We are beginning our fifth UOI and there are lots of exciting things on the horizon. We had lots of fun this week helping our buddies develop phonemic awareness, we watched the 3B…

Lots of great learning happening this week.  Right now we are in the midst of several larger projects that are equally challenging and exciting.  Our commercials have been filmed and we are almost finished the editing process.  The group collaboration…

It’s getting close to that special time of year…. G4 camp!!  We still have over a month before we go, but it is time to begin registration and preliminary preparations.  Please read the parent camp letter and click on the…

Update for Feb 17

Here is what the Dabbing Donuts have been up to this week:   Literacy: This week 4D students were able to complete their persuasive writing planning and have begun their first draft. Students are writing about a big variety of…

We are back and we are rolling! Although the holiday season is over, 4D has lots of look forward to in the next couple months.  Upcoming hi-lights will include filming a commercial or PSA, taking part in the Design Project,…

Update for January 26

Wow! What a week!  Dumpling making, Flower Fair, paper dragon making with our buddies, and the amazing CNY concert.  What a great send off to the holiday break. Thank you to all the parents who volunteered their time to help…

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