"In the Know" Weekly Newsletter - The International School

Upcoming Events - 10/3

Tuesday, Oct 4
* CHANGED! School Picture Day for PreK, 3rd,  5th, Hideko's class, Ivonne's class, and Adela's class. Click here to order your child's photos.
* NEW! Campus Master Plan: 1:45 to 2:45pm in Stearns Hall, room 25, meet with the architects, take part in the discussion. Click here to RSVP.

Wednesday, Oct 5:
* CHANGED! School Picture Day for LowK, K, 1st, 2nd, 4th & Taka's 5th graders.  Click here to order your child's photos.
* Walk & Bike to School Day
* NEW! 8:30-10 am: Meet at the entrance to Stearns Hall for an 8:30 departure for the Bean and Tree Coffee House. If you need to join us later, the Bean and Tree is located at 315 SW Montgomery St along the waterfront.

Thursday, October 6
* 6:30pm: TIS Board Meeting, Stearns Hall Music Room
* NEW! Class Auction contribution info due to Reba Akin - rebaakin@gmail.com (click here for details)

Friday, October 7: morning drop-off Stearns Hall SCRIP sale!

Friday, October 14: No school for students. Contact SquareGator in advance if you need childcare.
NEW! After morning drop off, start your day off right! Stop by our table in front of Stearns Hall for a chat & a cup of something hot.

Saturday, October 15
First Aid for parents (class is full, contact JCo@intlschool.org to be on the waitlist)

Monday, October 17: School Pictures Posted Online at www.agencypictures.net
5:30pm: IB Exhibition meeting for 5th grade parents, Stearns Hall
6:30pm: Middle School Options Night!

  • See presentations by Catlin Gabel School, Gilkey International Middle School, Northwest Academy, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland Jewish Academy, and Portland Public Schools

  • Attendees can rotate through four presentations, 15 minutes each, then return to school representatives to ask questions.

  • All presentations will be in Stearns Hall

  • Please sign up if you need childcare (TIS students only) at intlschool.org/childcare (also in Stearns Hall)


Tuesday, Oct 18 & Thursday Oct 20
7:45am: SCRIP sale at Arthur Campus

Thursday, October 20
Japanese Sing and Play for prospective students (click here for more info)

Friday, October 21
9:00am-noon: Open house for prospective families (click here for more info)

If you use a Google calendar, you can make the TIS calendar one of yours. At the bottom of your calendar list (generally on the left), click “add”, choose “add a friend’s calendar”, then as the e-mail address, type in: tisadmin@intlschool.org.