Presentation on theme: "Fernway School November 18 – November 29. On March 19th, 2013 we heard from IB that we had been named an IB World School! Congratulations Fernway ! In."— Presentation transcript:
Fernway School November 18 – November 29
On March 19th, 2013 we heard from IB that we had been named an IB World School! Congratulations Fernway ! In February, Fernway was evaluated for verification. Only great things were expressed about our school. A report was filed with IB in Bethesda and a recommendation was sent to IB Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Fernway School Welcome to the Fernway Family One of five K-4 Buildings: Boulevard, Fernway, Mercer, Lomond, Onaway Built in Classrooms, 3 per grade level Over 350 students 37 staff members
The Mission of the Schools The District will nurture, educate, and graduate students who are civic-minded and prepared to make ethical decisions; who are confident, competent communicators, skillful in problem solving, capable of creative thinking; who have a career motivation and a knowledge of our global and multicultural society.
Our Mission: Civic-minded, ethical students Student Mediation Student Group on Race Relations (SGORR) makes annual visits to the 4 th grade Family Service Projects
Our Mission: Confident, competent communicators Curriculum centered on effective and varied expression Readers Theater Reading groups Writers Workshop Kindergarten Journaling Performances
Our Mission: Skilled Problem Solvers Curriculum-centered problem solving Chess Club Enrichment Programs International Baccalaureate programme Successmaker computer program Science Lab field trips
Our Mission: Creative Thinkers Curriculum centered on creative outcomes of learning Music and Art classes Art Club 3 rd grade Musical 4 th grade Poetry Play
Our Mission: Career Motivated Students Scientist in the schools Parent career visits and volunteerism
Our Mission: Global and Multicultural Knowledge Mandarin Chinese taught weekly International mindedness a focus of IB
The Mission of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right."
Transdisciplinary Themes Who we are Where we are in place and time How we express ourselves How the world works How we organize ourselves Sharing the planet
Learner attitudes and attributes
Some of our essential agreements
Some of our wonder walls
Featured Country: There are more than 200 volcanoes found on the islands, though only about 20 of them are active. The Philippines is in a typhoon belt, meaning that a hurricane could happen at any time. The tarsier is a monkey whose body is only 6 inches long but whose eyes are enormous. It mostly eats insects. Philippines The Philippines consists of more than seven thousand islands. The countrys national bird is the rare Philippine eagle; there are only about two hundred of these birds still living in the wild. Resources :
Previous Kindergarten IB Unit Who We Are New places, New Faces! Central Idea: People learn about themselves and others trying new things and making new friends.
Current Kindergarten IB Unit How We Organize Ourselves Helpers and Tools Central Idea: Communities are organized for safety.
Previous1 st Grade IB Unit Who We Are Dude! Central Idea: Learner profile attributes help people build relationships.
Current 1 st Grade IB Unit Where We Are in Time & Place Where in the World? Central Idea: Mapping directs people to locations.
Previous 2 nd grade IB Unit Who We Are Choose, Act, Reflect Central Idea: Actions create consequences.
Current 2 nd grade IB Unit How We Organize Ourselves Money Matters Central Idea: Economic choices impact human and environmental well-being.
Previous 3 rd Grade IB Unit How We Organize Ourselves TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More Central Idea: Collaborative systems strengthen communities.
Current 3 rd Grade IB Unit Where We Are in Time & Place Culture Club Central Idea: Cultures exhibit change and continuity.
Previous 4 th Grade IB Unit How We Express Ourselves Digging for Information Central Idea: Artifacts reveal cultural values, struggles and advancement.
Current 4 th Grade IB Unit Where We Are in Time & Place Moving On Central Idea: Challenges and opportunities drive immigration and migration.
Inquiry ~ a driving force to our learning!
Action Fernway School… changing the world one action at a time!
November Birthdays Martina AucejoJessica GlennLillian Potiker Thomas BarrettBrianna Gomez DelgadoLuke Price Joseph BerglundLillian GravesCassie Rodgers TheChaunn BrooksMaxwell HendersonMorgan Scarlett Quinn Bruening-WrightKennedy HinkleDiondre Smith Isaiah ChanoineEllen KeefeMatilda Spadoni Kennedy ColeJayden LevertMya Stewart Paulette DrewaJenna LovemanKaleel Watts Michael FadelJulia LovemanHarmoney Wherry Ava GazsoJerimiah McAlpineJackson Wrubel Jamil GlennCatherine Monroe
Upcoming and recent fieldtrips! 11/18 - Lewis - Wo. Sci. Lab. 9: :00 11/19 - Berggrun - Wo. Sci. Lab 12:45 - 2:15 11/21 - Mohney - Wo. Sci. Lab 12:00 - 1:30 11/25 - Paskewitz - Wo. Sci. Lab 12:45 - 2:15 12/2 - Hanna - Planetarium 10:15 – 12:15 12/4 - Vail - Art Museum 9:30-11:15 12/4 - Cachat - Art Museum 9: :15 12/5 - Brown - Wo. Sci. Lab 12:15-1:40
Fernway Important Dates! 11/22 COSI 9:00 am 11/22 Spirit Day 11/27-12/1 Thanksgiving Break 12/2 – 12/6 BOOK FAIR! 12/4 Book Fair Family Night 12/20 Winter Break Activities 2:30 pm 12/23 – 1/3 Winter Break 1/6 Classes Resume
PTO News! Shopping Rewards Programs Heinens & 1% to Fernway! Visit and register Fernway for the ABC School Program. Heinens will donate 1% of qualified purchases between September - April to Fernway. Cards that have been registered need to be registered every school year Shopping Rewards Programs Heinens & 1% to Fernway! Visit and register Fernway for the ABC School Program. Heinens will donate 1% of qualified purchases between September - April to Fernway. Cards that have been registered need to be registered every school year.
PTO News! Shopping Rewards Programs Target & 1% to Fernway! Have a Target card? If so you could be earning 1% for Fernway and saving 5% on every purchase made at Target and Target.com. Visit the Take Charge of Education link on the Target website and register your REDcard Shopping Rewards Programs Target & 1% to Fernway! Have a Target card? If so you could be earning 1% for Fernway and saving 5% on every purchase made at Target and Target.com. Visit the Take Charge of Education link on the Target website and register your REDcard.
PTO News! Earn box tops for Fernway by shopping online! Target, Gap, Crate & Barrel, and hundreds of other online retailers offer box tops with every purchase when you shop through the Box Tops Marketplace. Sign up to support Fernway at
PTO News! Show Your Fernway Spirit! Fernway car magnets now available! Want another way to show your Fernway pride? Fernway car magnets are now available for $2. The magnets will be available for purchase at PTO events, along with your favorite Fernway spirit wear.