Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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 1927 15 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
Featured Country: In the desert city of Yazd, some older houses are built below ground, where residents can escape the heat. These houses have special towers that are designed to catch breezes and point them downward, creating a kind of natural air conditioning. Iranian rugs and carpets are known worldwide for their fine craftsmanship and design. Iran More than 10 percent of Iran’s population is nomadic or seminomadic, meaning that they move from place to place instead of living in just one location. 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.
Action Fernway School… changing the world one action at a time!
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
Fernway Important Dates! 10/24 Conference Day 10/25 Conference Day 10/31 Halloween Activities, 2:30pm 11/5 Election Day (No school for teachers and students) 11/13 Fernway PTO Meeting, 7:00 pm 11/22 COSI 9:00 am 11/27-12/1 Thanksgiving Break
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.
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.
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
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.