Dear Brent families,
Here’s sharing the following updates:
Academic Honesty Assemblies:
This morning, all students attended assemblies focusing on honesty in student work as well as building the skills and confidence necessary for success in academic settings.
Being a member of an academic community means applying such qualities and skills towards the attainment of our ESLRs as well as our mission of developing students who are “equipped for entry to Colleges and Universities throughout the world” (Brent Mission).
Support and resources are easily accessible. Please note that the Parent and Student Resources Interface Page has the Academic Honesty Policy Handbook FOR MS AND US. This also is available on our website. Below are the slides used this morning.
LS Assembly by Ms. Kat Moredo
MS/US Assembly by Ms. Laura Johnson for returning students
MS/US Assembly by Ms. Marjory Alcantara for returning students
Here’s sharing photos from the sessions this morning:
Lower School Tea Party – Thank you to all the parents/guardians who attended yesterday’s tea party. Here are the slides for your reference. Cheers and thanks to our Lower School Team and Ms. Katrina Moredo| Lower School Head Teacher!
Smart City Tour by the Grade 9 and 10 students on August 26, Friday, 1:30-2:30| Our students were toured by no other than the Chief of Staff of the Mayor’s Office, Engr. Phil Puzon! Great work, Mr. Kurt Salvador, and to our tratransportnspo and clinic team! Thanks also to Mr. Drew Hare for helping chaperone our students!
From the IB office
Life Skills retreat for Grade 11 and 12 Students:
As we will be going back to a day 1 schedule on Friday after returning from Baguio Day, we will be swapping the Life skills retreat days for the Juniors and Seniors. The Grade 11 students will be having their workshop on Friday, September 2nd (Day 1) and the grade 12 students will have their workshop on Friday, September 9th (Day 2).
Parent Support Session for Grade 12 parents:
You are invited to our Parent Support Session on September 6th from 3:15 to 4:15 pm for a talk on Supporting Your Child in Grade 12. This will be hosted by myself and Almae Caluya (Guidance Counselor).
This is an important event for all Grade 12 parents. Information gained from the presentations and discussions will help us understand the workload and context of our seniors, gather ideas on how to best support them, and be prepared for their college applications.
We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, September 6th!
From the Guidance Office:
Sending you information about the upcoming MAP Testing:
1. Here is the link to the tentative schedule: BISB MAP Testing Schedule
2. I am sharing with you general information about Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Testing which will be conducted next week: May 5 – 9, 2022. Grades 3-10 will be tested for the following subject areas: Reading, Language Use, and Mathematics. Reports and scores will be available for review a few weeks after. I will be sending out another announcement then. Please feel free to look at the following resources for more information on MAP testing:
MAP Test Overview Slideshow (Parent Information Session, August 30, 8 – 8:45 AM)
The MAP test provides information that we can use to facilitate the learning and growth of students. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to send me an email or drop by the Guidance Office.
National Honor Society (NHS) Non-Uniform Day, September 2 | Celebrating Baguio and the Cordillera culture!
Join us in commemorating the anniversary of our city as well as recognizing the importance of Baguio and the Cordillera culture! Students, faculty, and staff will be given the option of wearing either red, green, yellow, or black or Cordilleran attire or any outfit that shows appreciation for Baguio so we don’t have to purchase other clothes.
50 pesos will be collected from those who choose to participate in this event. Proceeds will go to the legacy project of the NHS! Here’s also reminding everyone about our dress code.
Finally, we’d like to wish everyone a Happy Baguio Day!
Please note that on Friday, September 2, we will be following a Day 1 schedule. This is in an effort to maintain alignment with other Brent campuses.
Thank you and stay safe, fellow Brentonians!
Dr. Celeste R. Engler