Thank you for joining me at this week's Director's Breakfast. Please read this posting to see the links to the presentation and notes.
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At a glance
Nationalities Represented More than 1,000 students from over 40 different countries
9:1 Teacher student ratio
Student Led Service Projects Nearly 30 service learning project opportunities
25 years being an IB World School. The first IB school established in Panama
STEM Certification The first AdvancED Certified Stem Program in Latin America
35 years/ Offering non-profit, independent, student-centered education
State-Of-The-Art Performing Arts Center 538 seat auditorium; black box studio; specialist band, choral and instrumental rooms; design workshop and dedicated art gallery/exhibition space.
Competitive Sports Program caters for up to 30 teams competing locally and internationally
ASA Program offers activities in the areas of Arts, Sports, STEM and Academics
Tech & Innovation 2:1 devices in elementary and BYOD for grades 6-12 4 tech & innovation spaces across the campus Innovation & Entrepreneurship Certificate Program for high school Robotics competitions & Near Space Program
Professional Learning We offer varied opportunities for our staff to continue being lifelong learners
Sprawling 9.6 hectares: student-centered campus/ state-of-the-art facilities, maker spaces, science labs, scene/stage workshop flexible seating and recreational spaces, inspire our learning adventure.
Attention attention! Yearbook pictures are ready to be ordered!
Even if you've done no training you can still participate in the 5K run/walk held at ISP next Saturday.
Thank you so much for participating! We are so excited to have you all on board with our Conscious Discipline program. Our first session, on Brain States, was definitely one of the largest groups we have had and we wish to have as many of you here again for our next presentation in October.
7th grade STEM students are designing their own race cars. Learn more about this experience from some of our students.
Download the new Go Dolphins App to keep up to date with Athletics games and meets.
Read more about how the renovations to the LMC have created a buzz of collaboration.
As part of Wellness Month at ISP ISP will be hosting a play about suicide, depression and what is truly brilliant about life "Every Brilliant Thin". 3pm on Thursday Sept 27th Learn more about the event by reading this story.
This week students in HL Phyiscs Year took their lesson beyond the classroom. Find out more here.
What is Wellness? How can we practice healthy habits? How does being joyful connect to being healthy? Middle school will explore these questions and more during Wellness Month. Click to learn more about a visit from Freedom From Chemical Dependency (FCD) and other related topics from Jennifer Restrepo, our MS Counselor.
We believe that students need to experience duties and responsibilities that come with being a member of a community in order to help them prepare to play an active role as citizens. These positions are a chance for older members of the elementary school to develop leadership skills and allow pupils to ‘give back’ to their school community.
During the ISP long weekend (September 21-23) there will be a Swimming Clinic held on campus led by USA former Olympian Gold Medalist, Megan Romano. For more information and to register read more below.
VAPA is seeking host families for the AMIS music festival next May. Can you help out?
Our Competitive Sports program has been up and running for a few weeks now and the After School Activities (ASA) program kicked off this week. Enrollment figures show just how important life beyond the school day is to many ISP families.
We at ISP are lifelong learners, but we strive to be so much more. We are authentic, compassionate, principled, joyful, adventurous and independent. These values form our character profile, which ISP is launching this year school-wide. Click to learn more.
Our new fitness room as well as the swimming pool, track and tennis courts are available for community members (faculty, staff, parents and students) to use during times when we do not have curricular or after school student use. We also have a lifeguard on duty during all of these times.