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1 Fernway School An IB Candidate School

2 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

3 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.

4 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

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

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

7 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

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

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

10 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."

11 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

12 Learner attitudes and attributes

13 Some of our essential agreements

14 Some of our wonder walls

15 Featured Country: After a meal, it is polite to softly clap one’s hands and say Ndaguta (I am satisfied). Throughout Zimbabwe are formations called kopjes, huge rocks balanced on smaller rocks. Resource : Zimbabwe At 91 percent, Zimbabwe has one of the highest literacy rates (percentage of people who can read and write) in all of Africa. Wealth, or the appearance of it, is important, so people like to be well dressed in public. Photo by Kevin Walsh/Flickr

16 Current Kindergarten IB planner Who We Are New places, New Faces! Central Idea: People find out more about themselves and others by trying new things and making new friends.

17 Current 1 st Grade IB planner Who We Are Dude! Central Idea: People build relationships with families, friends and within communities.

18 Current 2 nd grade IB planner Who We Are Choices! Central Idea: People make choices in various settings and their actions have a consequence.

19 Current 3 rd Grade IB planner How We Organize Ourselves TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More Central Idea: Members if communities collaborate to establish and implement organizational systems.

20 Current 4 th Grade IB planner Who We Are Investigate, Innovate! Central Idea: Technology and innovations impact people’s well-being.

21 Inquiry ~ a driving force to our learning!

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

23 Kindergartners Nathan Ballman Ryan Byrnes Jenna Englander 1 st Graders Kemora Baker Kennedy Cole Charlotte Glasper Briana Gomez Elizabeth Halloran Lauren Hilbert Johnathan Kallergis Jabori Mateen Martez Sams Matilda Spadoni Ramsey Vallot 2 nd Graders Jaylah Alexander Ethan Byrnes Caroline Danford Damarion James Kylan Marshall Liesel Prude Iko Umosen Jayiana Wilson 3 rd Graders Owen Bauer James Boyd Cody Englander Timothy Flynt Katherine Halloran Ross Halloran Oliva Kuhel Amani Redden Jamia Weakley Andrea Yasinsky John Yasinsky 4 th Graders Jihad Arif William Glasper Connor Richard Madison Stovall

24 September Birthdays

25 Upcoming and recent fieldtrips! 9/24 Hassell to planetarium 9/27 Harden to planetarium 10/3 Hayduk to planetarium 10/1 Paskewitz to Shaker Museum 10/3 Berggrum to Shaker Museum 10/4 Lewis to Shaker Museum 10/11 Third Grade to Hale Farm 10/12 Hannah to planetarium 10/15 Battle to Planetarium 10/18 Zucca to Planetarium

26 Fernway Important Dates! 9/26 Yom Kippur – School Closed 10/2 TIPPS Training for Volunteers 7:00pm 10/4 Picture Retake Day 10/8 Tour Your School Day 9:30am-noon, 1:00-2:30pm 10/10 Fernway PTO Meeting 7:00pm 10/13 Fernway Fall Festival 1:00pm 10/25 & 10/26 Conference Day – No Classes 10/31 Halloween Activities 2:30pm

27 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers Thomas Barrett Joe Berglund Simon Bruening-Wright Ryan Byrnes Jenna Englander Ava Gazso Julianna Gentile Chloe Khayat Levi Plumb-Larrick Lilah Raddock Sophia Zucca Kindergarten

28 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers William Berglund Joseph Brancato Quinn Bruening-Wright Andrew Burleigh Annie Call Esme Carrol Annabel Dixon Dominic Harrison Samantha Jalics Hudson Jones Samuel Juli Jack Lamb Mira Martin Alec Miller Cathering Monroe Lillian Potiker Noah Rusnak Matilda Spadoni First Grade

29 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers Patrick Barrett Marcus Bertsch Eva Bishop Josh Brown Ethan Byrnes Sophia Cook Emily Daley Samuel Dillenbeck Claire Dunn Brian Fox Praise Hannett Aiden Hartzler George McGuinness Wrenna Pai Liesel Prude Sophia Rose Second Grade

30 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers Lisson Aklog Colin Burleigh Thomas Dunn Cody Englander Millie Fredricks Emma Khayat Nora Konrad Evelyn Lewicki Anthony Luo Maya Miller Carter Morris Logan Morris Dash Pai Katherine Rusnak Samantha Sekeres Andrea Yasinsky John Yasinsky Third Grade

31 Shaker Library Salutes Fernway School’s Summer Readers Will Barrett Matthew Boardman Caroline Brancato David Carpenter Maximillian Carroll Cooper Cook Cameron Dial Anna Dillenbeck Kate Hahnenberg Miracle Irvin Campbell Johnston Logan Jones James Kennedy Matthew Kirchner Sam Klein Colin Lamb Leo McGuinness Nicole Nicholas Hannah Perrson Zoe Rosenfelt Fourth Grade

32 Fall Festival Donations Needed In October, Fernway School will celebrate the new year with our Fall Festival and Silent Auction, the year’s biggest fundraiser and favorite event. We are looking for parents to help with the Silent Auction by soliciting restaurants, stores and other local vendors to donate great items for our auction. All the money raised through this PTO sponsored event goes right back to the school to help fund many events and programs such as field trips, new reading software programs, gym equipment, etc.

33 PTO News! ABC School Donation Program Support Fernway School While You Shop! Sign up for a Heinen’s Preferred Customer Card and register for the Tasteful Rewards program. Select (or reselect) FERNWAY as the school of choice at Heinen’s will make a donation of 1% of your purchase to PTO. ABC School Donation Program Support Fernway School While You Shop! Sign up for a Heinen’s Preferred Customer Card and register for the Tasteful Rewards program. Select (or reselect) FERNWAY as the school of choice at Heinen’s will make a donation of 1% of your purchase to PTO.

34 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 the Back to School Bash and other PTO events, along with your favorite Fernway spirit wear.

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