k1 Newsletter – April 8, 2015

April 8th, 2015

Dear parents, A few announcements… Portfolios / Unit of Inquiry Report Card This week, students have been reflecting on their writing portfolios created during our unit How We Express Ourselves and now are ready to bring them home to share with you! We will send them home tomorrow, including their unit of inquiry report card. Read More »

K1 Newsletter – 3/18/15

March 18th, 2015

Dear parents,   Here are a couple announcements for the next weeks in K1:   International Food and Culture Festival When:  Sunday, March 22nd Where:  UM University Center Kindergarten and first graders will participate in a scavenger hunt.   The scavenger hunt will encourage them to look for examples of diverse and intriguing cultural aspects. On Read More »

k1 Newsletter – March 16, 2015

March 13th, 2015

Dear parents, These past two weeks in k1, we have been exploring how to express ourselves through different forms of writing such as comic strips, poems and stories. Children have been bringing wonderful items to share in inquiry centers. Thanks! Here is an important reminder about this coming weekend: Please remember that MIS is participating Read More »

k1 Newsletter – February 19, 2015

February 19th, 2015

Dear parents, Here are a few announcements about what’s going on in k1: 1) STEAM Fridays- Students in k1 have enjoyed working together during this past month developing skills and concepts in science, technology, engineering, art and math during our STEAM Fridays. They developed diverse projects using fun tools like LEGO robotics kits, Scratch animation Read More »

k1 Newsletter – 1/30/2015

January 30th, 2015

Dear families,   In addition to our other announcements this week… – 1)  “I love to read” month starts this weekend!  Our theme this year is BOOK CAMP!  You will find a letter and reading logS in your child’s folder.  Please help your child record all the minutes that he or she reads or listens Read More »

k1 newsletter – January 29, 2015

January 29th, 2015

Dear parents, Yesterday, we visited the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula to inquire into life in the past. Thank you to our chaperones for their help. Please remember that today is the class presentation in John’s class and tomorrow is the class presentation in Esther’s class from 2:30 to 3:15. Students will be presenting their Read More »

K1 Newsletter – 1/15/15

January 15th, 2015

Dear parents, Here are few announcements: No classes – There is no school on Friday, January 16 for Professional Development and no school on Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Lego robotics tournament – Missoula International School’s First LEGO League team will be participating in a practice tournament at Hellgate Read More »

k1 Newsletter – January 6, 2015

January 6th, 2015

Dear parents, Happy New Year MIS! A few announcements: Skating – Please let us know if you haven’t received the information and signup for the iceskating trips this winter or if you have questions. Warm Clothes – Now that winter is here, please make sure your child has hats, gloves, boots, and coats everyday.  They Read More »


December 16th, 2014

The Board is planning a meeting in January to update parents on 2014/2015 tuition along with important information regarding our facilities planning process.  IMPORTANT DATE TO PUT ON YOUR CALENDAR:  Tuesday, January 13 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  ALL PARENTS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!  Childcare will be provided for the first 20 children that are signed Read More »

K1 Newsletter – 12/11/14

December 11th, 2014

Dear parents, Here is some information for k1 for this week and next: Helping at Holiday Party By now you have received an email from your class’s room parent regarding ways you can help at the K1 holiday parties. We are excited that kids will be making cards for residents of Missoula Manor as a Read More »

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