HISTPRIMARY CAMPUS NEWS and INFORMATION
Bulletin 10, Week 18, Semester 2,2019-2020
Dearprimary school parents and families,
Our primary school students have spent another twomeaningful and happy weeks at HIST. Following the Children's Day celebrations, studentsin grades one to three happily returned to our school campus. From afar,students were seen excitedly greeting their teachers from their cars. For ourreturning students in grades one to three, every part of the campus wasfamiliar and yet strange. From pomegranate trees, roses, flowers, lavenders andivies…everything seemed to say to them: Welcome back!
"Teacher, I'm so excited. I want to cry! Imiss my classmates so much. I'm so happy to see you!" (Jessie, grade one)
"It's better to be back at school and play!” (James& Sophia, grade two)
Ryan (newly enrolled year three student) wasexcited to finally meet his homeroom teacher in person after months of onlinelearning.
Students, the teachers want to say to you, ‘We alsomiss you! How nice it is to have you back at school!’
The school Summer campus is now adorned with thepresence of our students. There are times of serenity, times of vitality, timesof silent reading and times of laughter! Only when our classrooms, playgrounds,basketball courts, canteens, dormitories, gardens and gymnasium are attended bystudents can our school meaningfully express itself.
Our campus has been adorned with the presence ofour students
无论线上线下，老师们对课堂的准备从来都不曾松懈。每周的教研活动，听评课活动，教学比赛一直在持续进行中。开学后，我们更是迎来每天校长对课堂的观摩，进一步确保每一节课同学们都收获满满。Mr. Rosenfield 给同学们讲的是世界各地的文化和美食。Mr. Williamson 在给同学们一起读一本英文故事书，读书前先讲解一下书中涉及到的语法。Mr. Craddock 给同学们带来了一个剧本，英语能力在表演中提高。一个个英语“小戏精”就是在日常的学习中培养的。Ms. Tokdemir给同学们增强语法练习。Mr. Smith在把易错的几个语法涉及的时态进行横向对比，比较完成后继续练习！
Whether online or offline, our teachers have not stoppedin their preparation and planning. Weekly departmental meetings, listening andevaluation activities and teaching competitions have been ongoing. Since thereturn of our students, our classrooms have welcomed visits from our principalswhich help to ensure that our students continue to receive the most out oftheir education. In the classroom, Mr. Rosenfield gave a talk to students aboutculture and food from around the world. Mr. Williamson read an Englishstorybook to his students and he explained the grammar beforehand. Mr. Craddockused a drama activity to improve the English abilities of his students with thestars of tomorrow being cultivated in the classrooms of today. Ms. Tokdemir strengthenedthe grammatical understanding of her students by explaining particular grammarpoints to students. Mr. Smith compared different commonly made grammar mistakesand then asked his students to continue practicing!
Our international teachers have worked hard toprovide our students with multitudinous English learning opportunities
琚老师的科学课上，同学们在“捕捉看不到的空气”！薛老师的科学课上，同学们在学习地球的相关知识！音乐林老师在为同学们用乐器演奏并教同学们演唱英文歌曲《Do Re Mi》。语文沙老师在给同学们讲解古诗《晓出净慈寺送林子方》。
In Mr. Ju's science class, the students caught ‘invisibleair’! In Ms. Xue's Science class, students learnt about our Earth. Musicteacher Ms. Lin played musical instruments to students and taught them how tosing the English song "Do Re Mi". Chinese teacher Ms. Sha explained tostudents the ancient poem "Sending Lin Zi Fang to JingCi Temple at Dawn".
Our teachers have worked hard to provide ourstudents with multitudinous learning opportunities
Our students have been listening and learning attentively
On the 2nd of June (when our lowerprimary students returned to the school campus), grade one students and thosewho had joined but had not previously participated in the Red Scarf ceremony honorablypartook in the Young Pioneers event by putting on their red scarves. Although theceremony couldn’t be conducted outdoors, the classroom "cloudceremony" was nonetheless a solemn affair. Activities included the playingand singing of the national anthem, flying the team flag, salutations, singingthe team song, the adorning of lead teachers with red scarves, the induction ofnew members by our pioneer representatives, the honorable wearing of redscarves by our new members, the new members oath of allegiance, the review ofthe oath by senior members, speeches given by new and senior members as well asfrom teacher mentors and other activities. If you were there in person, webelieve you would have been able to feel the excitement from our students. Becominga Young Pioneer is the admirable dream of many of our first-year students andon the first day back, this dream became a reality. It was definitely afantastic occasion! Let’s relive the excitement by reading our host’s speech!
A: Dear young pioneers!
B: Dear mentors and teachers!
A: The beloved young pioneers have given ushappiness and set up a collective concept.
B: The lovely red scarf encourages us to lovelearning from our youth and serve our motherland when we grow up.
A: Today, we have finally reached an importantmilestone.
B: I declare Tianjin Haileybury InternationalSchool’s
2020 Young Pioneers’ initiation ceremony
Together: Begins now!
The Young Pioneer’s Initiation ceremony was animportant ceremony
Various activities such as raising the flag andsaluting were completed in the ceremony
Our students took pride in the ceremony and oursenior students led the initiation
The Young Pioneers’ Initiation ceremony was asolemn affair
Haileybury International School Tianjin iscommitted to adhering to our belief that “Every student matters everyday”. Thisprinciple includes cultivating our students' personalities and caring for theiremotional wellbeing and happiness. The school has a special psychologicalcounseling service center, which employs experienced full-time psychologists toorganize and carry out various tasks. The service center pays close attentionto our students' emotional health and provides timely help to those who are inneed. During the epidemic period, the service center actively implemented onlineemotional health education programs which presented the most "thirstquenching" psychological data and professional skills to teachers andstudents through weekly lectures and other platforms. All of this was done to improvethe emotional health of our teachers and students. With students returning toschool one after another, Ms. Sun and Ms. Su also implemented a series ofactivities for students to help them adapt back to classroom learning. This resultedin a happier and healthier school campus.
Ms. Sun and Ms. Su have been working hard toimprove the emotional well-being of our students.
The emotional health and well-being of our studentsis a priority at our school
六月一日是儿童节，天津黑利伯瑞国际学校小学部为了进一步丰富学生课余生活，进一步创新“家校生”合作平台的教育形式，搭建亲子之间沟通的桥梁，学部组织了 “跨越时空，共唱童谣” 的活动。同学们跟自己的家人共同玩一个他们小时候的游戏或共同表演一首家长小时候的歌谣。同时，学部还为所有同学们准备精美的六一儿童节礼物！
The first of June was Children's Day. For thepurpose of enriching our students' after-school program, creating moreopportunities for parents to involve themselves and to provide a strongerconnection between parents and students; the primary school organized a "CrossingTime and Space through Singing Nursery Rhymes Together" activity. Studentsand their families played games or sang songs that parents sang when they werechildren. Furthermore, the primary school prepared a beautiful Children's Daygift for all students.
Our students received gifts and enjoyed theChildren’s Day activities
Everychild is unique, and every person has far-reaching potential. This week, CiciFeng (6 Yellow) would like to share with everyone about herself.
“Hello, my name is Cici. I'm from the 6 Yellowclass. I'm 13 years old. In class, I hold the position of class monitor and atschool I hold the position of vice president of the student union. I likepainting in my spare time. I love painting a lot. I am usually a shy girl. WhenI do things by myself, I will be quiet but when I am with my friends I willtalk and laugh. I am a good friend to my classmates and a good assistant for myteachers. I am good at schoolwork. I will finish my studies carefully every dayand do everything I should do carefully. Thank you.”
Ciciholds the positions of classmonitor and vice president of the student union.
Ciciloves to draw and help teachers
Writtenby Ms. Barbara Zhu.
Assistedby Mr. William Fang, Mr. Ethan Jia and Mr. Canaan Xu
Haileybury Tianjin International School (Primary)