On October 19th, parents of our youngest students gathered in the Art Gallery for a presentation bout how young children learn to read. They heard about the various skills involved in learning to read, and how the curriculum develops student proficiency in combining these skills for our children to become successful readers.
The traditional Parent Support Group (PSG) Welcome Back Picnic took place last Saturday, September 22nd, and brought together a crowd of new and returning families for an afternoon of fun games, delicious grilled burgers and hot-dogs, and a chance to mingle with old and new friends.
CAISL Elementary students gathered in the theater on Friday, September 14th, for the recognition of all the students, teachers and parents who participated in the 2018 CAISL Reading World Cup summer event.
On the afternoon of the half-day, April 18th, 11 members of our parent community graciously gave up some of their valuable time to come and talk about their careers and educational paths to over 20 CAISL high school students.
On March 19th parents got together to share a bit of their culture for the 2008 edition of "Taste of CAISL". For this delicious event, each family brought one or two traditional dishes from their home countries in small portions and the students' job was to pick a few to taste, challenging their taste buds, and learning about these countries.
Safer Internet Day is a global event that focuses on making the internet safe for everyone, particularly our youngest users. On February 6, visitors from Microsoft, Portugal, did a special presentation to students in Grades 3-5 and their parents, to Middle School and to High School Students.
Every year, the CAISL middle school students embark on an interdisciplinary unit that challenges the students in a variety of cross-curricular activities. The unit provides an opportunity for all three grades (6th, 7th and 8th) to work together on collaborative tasks.