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Posted 09/27/2017 10:49AM

After School Clubs 2017-18

Once again we are offering our students a variety of our after school activities - join us now!


Homework Club for our PY2 to MY4 students meets on Tuesdays 14:45-16:25 in the PY3 classroom. Kristina Unhjem, kristina.unhjem@skagerak.org, will be leading the homework club this year.


Language Clubs

Spanish Club for native/proficient speakers will meet on Wednesdays at 15:15 in the PS Digital Lounge with Cristina Comino, cristina.comino@skagerak.org. Portuguese Club will meet on Mondays at 15:15 in PY5 with Sónia Felix, jacintadafelix@gmail.com. French Club will meet on Tuesdays, 14:45-16:00 in PY5 with Emilie Bevand, emilie.et.sebastian@gmail.com.



Yoga Club will be held on Thursdays, 16:15-17:15, in the HS Library for Middle and High school students. Contact person is Yvonne Folan, yvonne.folan@skagerak.org.



Our popular Chess Club is back and will be run by MY2 student, Sebastian Carl, sebastian.carl@student.skagerak.org. It will be held on Fridays 15:10 to 16:00 in the PY4-6 student lounge.



French Cooking Classes will again be offered by professional chef, Sophia Zidi, sophia@sodelices.com, on Wednesdays 16:30-18:30 and Saturdays 10:00-14:00 in the HS Canteen.


Math Club will meet on Mondays, 15:00-16:00 in the PS Digital Lounge with Mr Tester, james.tester@skagerak.org.



The new Robotics Club, hosted by Mr. Baragwanath, francis.baragwanath@skagerak.org, will be held on Thursdays, 15:15-16:15, in the Computer Lab.

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Posted 10/17/2017 10:03AM

Foreldrenettverket 13+, 17 October 6-9 pm

Sandefjord KFU, the police and Lions Club invite all parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and all of those who care for and work with children and youth to a lecture on drug prevention, to be held in the high school auditorium 17 October 6-9 pm.

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Posted 10/11/2017 04:15PM

Chess Club, time and location change


The Chess Club has a new meeting time. It will meet on Fridays from 15:10 to 16:00 in the Primary School Digital Lounge. Please contact MY2 student, Sebastian Carl, if you have any questions. sebastian.carl@student.skagerak.org



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Posted 09/29/2017 03:00PM

Cultural Diversity Day 2017

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Posted 09/26/2017 04:59PM

Skagerak Day, September 24th

This annual event, organised by the Parent Council, was a great opportunity to meet and showcase the amazing members of our school community. Below is a link to a video showing some of the day's highlights.

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Posted 09/19/2017 11:59AM

Skagerak Day, 24 September 12-3 pm

Welcome to the start of the school year and a host of activities on Skagerak Day, Sunday 24 September. The Parent Council is once again organizing this fun filled event for all students and parents on the school playground. There will be a football tournament, talent show, face painting, grilled hamburgers and more! We look forward to seeing as many as possible - sunshine is promised!

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Posted 09/18/2017 06:11PM

Cultural Diversity Day, Thursday 28 September


Sign up for country selection for next week's event! Due date for country selection, options for food donation and volunteer opportunities for this day is this coming Friday 22 September. For more information see your child's contact teacher or parent council representative.

Thank you for helping us to make this day a great showcase of internationalism for our school and the community.

Sign up here

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Posted 09/12/2017 12:14PM

Dyslexia Café, October 10th

Ms. Nielsen will be hosting a Dyslexia Café in the high school cafeteria on Tuesday, October 10th from 14:45 to 16:00, together with Mr. Tester. All students and parents from across all schools are welcome to attend to discuss and share ideas and strategies for supporting dyslexia and dyscalculia. Please email Ms. Nielsen marianne.nielsen@skagerak.org if you have any questions or suggestions for topics. We are looking forward to a good turnout! Coffee will be served.


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Posted 09/11/2017 02:16PM

International Mindedness





We encourage parents to become more familiar with the IBO in general, and in particular with the IB Community Blog. Click into this great new article about International Mindedness and learn more!

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Posted 09/06/2017 03:45PM

SOS Barneby March and Activity Day, September 17th

SOS Barneby is organizing a march and a variety of family activities to raise awareness about their organization, which provides security and shelter for children around the world. Click below for more information.


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Posted 09/01/2017 01:22PM

ManageBac is updated

Skagerak International School's online learning platform ManageBac has now been updated to include all new parents at the Kindergarten, Primary and Middle school, as well as new Middle school students. Please check your email for a welcome email direct from ManageBac and contact the office if you require any assistance with your log on. Further information including support links and video demonstrations can be found on our webpage.

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Posted 08/30/2017 01:11PM

Curriculum evening and welcome BBQ - Thursday 31 August 2017

We hope to see many parents at our annual Curriculum night/Welcome BBQ on Thursday 31 August, 4 pm-6 pm. During this evening you will get a chance to meet all staff, hear from the Principal and Parent Council about upcoming plans and have a chance to learn more about what we do here at Skagerak International School. A welcome BBQ follows directly after with some complimentary snacks.

James Tester, principal

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Posted 08/30/2017 12:52PM

Cultural Diversity Day - 28 September 2017

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Posted 08/25/2017 01:45PM

CAS - Action and Service fair - Thursday 31 August 11:30 - 12:30















All Middle school MY3 and MY4 students, as well as all High school students are invited to participate in the CAS - Action and Service fair to be held on Thursday 31 August, 11:30 - 12:30. Get involved and choose what interests you the most! More information from Ms Folan.

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Posted 08/11/2017 02:11PM

Crescendo music school, Fall 2017

Crescendo offers individual or group lessons in

Piano - Wednesdays

Voice - Thursdays

Guitar - more information will be coming soon

Vocal Ensemble Club - Thursdays

The Vocal Ensemble Club aims at developing individual singing skills, singing within a group, the basic musical skills of pitch, rhythm and expression through musical vocal techniques for the young singer. Rehearsals will be held on Thursdays from 15:30 - 16:30

If your child is interested, or if you would like more information please contact Maria at Crescendo on 93443316 crescendo.musikkskole@gmail.com.
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Posted 08/08/2017 09:00AM

Dear Middle School families,

Welcome back! I hope you have had a relaxing and enjoyable summer with friends and family. This is a reminder that school begins Monday, 14th of August, at kl.09:00. Students and parents are welcome to arrive from kl.08:30 and meet the Skagerak staff. The first day of school is a full day and students will be dismissed at kl.15:10. For those with younger siblings, please note that our morning SFO for Kindergarten and Primary will begin on Tuesday morning at kl.07:30.

Below you will find the list of contact teachers and their respective emails for the 2017/2018 school year.

2017/2018 START UP SCHEDULE – Middle School

Everyone will be outside to greet you from Monday and directing you to your new homerooms. As we have new students coming at the start of every year, please go out of your way to make people feel welcome, help them if they are lost and remember the day you started! Please look for them outside.

Monday 14th August

Meet and greet 0845 outside, with all students in MS being sent inside

9:00 - 10:15: homeroom

10:15 - 11:30: Assembly

11:30 - 12:15: Spirit activity

12:15 - 13:00: Lunch

13:00 - 1510: Regular schedule

School dismissed at kl.15:10

Tuesday 15th August

Normal start kl.08:55

9:00 - 13:45: Regular classes

13:45 - 14:30: Meet in Beta for student election nominations and house meetings and elections

School dismissed at kl.14:30 (Normal Tuesday dismissal time)

Wednesday 16th August

Normal start kl.08:55

Regular schedule

School dismissed at kl.15:10

Thursday

Normal start kl.08:55

Regular day

Camp meetings during assembly time

School dismissed at15:10

Friday

Normal start kl.08:55

9:00 - 10:30: Student Council speeches

10:30 - 14:30: Normal schedule

14:30 - 15:10: Election results and final camp meetings

School dismissed at kl.15:10

Glance ahead to teambuilding camps week 34

Uke 34

MY1+2

MY3+4

Monday 21 Aug

Camp begins kl.09:00 Strand Leirsted

Regular timetable at school

Tuesday 22 Aug

Strand Leirsted

Regular timetable at school

Wednesday 23 Aug

Parent pick up from Strand Leirsted kl.12:00

Depart school campus kl.09:30 for Høyt og Lavt camp

Thursday 24 Aug

Regular classes at school

Høyt og Lavt

Friday 25 Aug

Regular classes at school

Return to school campus ca. 15:00

* more detailed information regarding the camps will come home in out start of year package

Contact teachers will be sending additional information and necessary school start-up forms home with students on the first day of school. This package will include: camp details, the school's computer use agreement, medical information and the permission to leave campus form. Also, please see the Stationery List to allow you to best plan for the return to school.

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Once again this year, school information will be electronic and regularly added to our 'News and Events' page. Please sign up for notifications for this page.

We look forward to seeing new and familiar faces next week!

Kind regards

Principal James Tester

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