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Fernway School. On March 19th, 2013 we heard from IB that we had been named an IB World School! Congratulations Fernway ! In February, Fernway was evaluated.

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1 Fernway School

2 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.

3 Fernway School “Welcome to the Fernway Family” One of five K-4 Buildings: Boulevard, Fernway, Mercer, Lomond, Onaway Built in 1927 15 Classrooms, 3 per grade level Over 350 students 37 staff members

4 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.

5 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

6 Our Mission: Confident, competent communicators Curriculum centered on effective and varied expression Readers Theater Reading groups Writers Workshop Kindergarten Journaling Performances

7 Our Mission: Skilled Problem Solvers Curriculum-centered problem solving Chess Club Enrichment Programs International Baccalaureate programme Successmaker computer program Science Lab field trips

8 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

9 Our Mission: Career Motivated Students Scientist in the schools Parent career visits and volunteerism

10 Our Mission: Global and Multicultural Knowledge Mandarin Chinese taught weekly International mindedness a focus of IB

11 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."

12 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

13 Learner attitudes and attributes

14 Some of our essential agreements

15 Some of our wonder walls

16 Featured Country: The vicuña, an animal related to the llama, has wool so soft that in ancient times only nobles were allowed to wear clothing made from it.. A High in the mountains in southeastern Peru lie the ruins of Machu Picchu. Built somewhere around six hundred years ago, this ancient Incan city remains in almost perfect condition. Peru Peru is the third largest country in South America. Peru has over 1,800 species of birds, more than in all of North America and Europe combined. Resources :

17 Current 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.

18 Current 1 st Grade IB Unit Who We Are Dude! Central Idea: Learner profile attributes help people build relationships.

19 Current 2 nd grade IB Unit Who We Are Choose, Act, Reflect Central Idea: Actions create consequences.

20 Current 3 rd Grade IB Unit How We Organize Ourselves TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More Central Idea: Collaborative systems strengthen communities.

21 Current 4 th Grade IB Unit How We Express Ourselves Digging for Information Central Idea: Artifacts reveal cultural values, struggles and advancement.

22 Inquiry ~ a driving force to our learning!

23 Action Fernway School… changing the world one action at a time!

24 October Birthdays Joseph BrancatoJenna EnglanderBenjamin Scheer Madeleine BraunsdorfMatthias EnglishCarnya Scott Chloe BrownJulianna GentilePrisha Shivani Andrew BurleighLiam KaiserZoe Stiefel Ethan ByrnesCalli KupsDeclan Teeter Kindt ChaparroAlexander MarklandDe’Angelo Washington Kayla-Tia CrymesElisa MoulthropTerrance Williams Miles DialYohaira RiveraLauren Young Ayesha DobbinsSophia RoseMatthew Young Thomas Dunn

25 Upcoming and recent fieldtrips! 10/7 - K - Vail - Wo. Sci. Lab 10:45 - 12:10 10/7 - 1 - Brown - Nature Center 12:15 - 1:45 10/8 - 1 - Mardell/Mohney - Nature Center 12:15 - 1:45 10/9 - 4 - Hassell - Wo. Sci. Lab 9;20 -10:40 10/15 - 2- Hannah - Wo. Sci. Lab 9:30 - 11:00 10/15 - 2 - Zucca - Wo. Sci. Lab 1:00 - 2:15 10/16 - 4 - Hayduk - Wo. Sci. Lab 9:30 - 11:00 10/17 - Third Grade - Hale farm 9:30 -2:15 10/21 - 2 - Hannah - Planetarium 1:00 - 2:15 10/23 - Fourth Grade - Lake Farm Park

26 Fernway Important Dates! 10/8 Board of Education Meeting 6:00pm, Admin Building 10/9 Fernway PTO Meeting, 7:00pm 10/14 Tour Your Schools Day, 9:30am-noon, 1:00-2:30pm 10/19 Fernway’s Fall Festival 1:00pm 10/24 Conference Day 10/25 Conference Day 10/31 Halloween Activities, 2:30pm

27 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers Sarah Dillenbeck Abby Hahnenberg Kennedy Hinkle Eva Jones Claire Leland Clara Persson Sophie Shaw Loukas White Fiona Zucca Kindergarten

28 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers Nathan Ballman Joe Berglund Ava Brown Simon Bruening-Wright Ryan Byrnes Jenna Englander Julianna Gentile Natalie Konrad Liam MacGilvray Tre Martin Evan Mears Elisa Moulthrop Amber Perkins Matilda Spadoni Braden White Lauren Young Sofia Zucca First Grade

29 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers Thomas Barrett Will Berglund Joe Brancato Quinn Bruening-Wright Andrew Burleigh Claudia Cullen Dominic Harrison Samantha Jalics Hudson Jones Chloe Khayat Jack Lamb Mira Martin Catherine Monroe Jake Pernsteiner Noah Rusnak Eva Shaw Audrey Stein Tywan Thompson Second Grade

30 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers Marcus Bertsch Russell Besson Eva Bishop Josh Brown Sophia Cook Audrey Cullen Samuel Dillenbeck Claire Dunn Brian Fox Meg Hahnenberg Aiden Hartzler Liam Kaiser George McGuinness Marissa Morris-Garrett Nico Moulthrop Wrenna Pai Liesel Prude Sophia Rose Amanda Senti Gideon Shaw Armen Taheri Athan White Jaiyana Wilson Eric Worthy Matthew Young Third Grade

31 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers Lissan Aklog Julian Anderson Patrick Barrett Colin Burleigh Anna Carpenter Cody Englander Millie Fredricks Margaux Girard Ellen Keefe Emma Khayat Nora Konrad Evelyn Lewicki Anthony Luo Alex markland Dash Pai Katie Rusnak Samantha Sekeres Mac Stewart Andrea Yasinsky John Yasinsky Fourth Grade

32 October 19, 2013 1:00-4:00 pm

33 PTO News! 2013-2014 Shopping Rewards Programs Heinens & 1% to Fernway! Visit www.heinensrewards.com 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. 2013-2014 Shopping Rewards Programs Heinens & 1% to Fernway! Visit www.heinensrewards.com 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.

34 PTO News! 2013-2014 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. 2013-2014 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.

35 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 www.btfe.com

36 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.

37 Front Back $10 kids $12 adults

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