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School Closed January 18, 2018

UPDATE
SCHOOL CLOSED THURSDAY, JANUARY 18TH

In coordination with local and state agencies it has been advised that road conditions tomorrow morning may remain hazardous and continued road closures of major thoroughfares are expected. In order to ensure the safety of our students all International School of Louisiana campuses and buildings will be closed tomorrowThursday January 18th.

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New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 654-1088
fax (504) 654-1086

Campus Community

Our ISL Campus Community page will provide families with links to your Campus Tid Bits (Weekly Newsletter), Special Uptown Campus Announcements, and Campus Activities.

On this page, you can stay connected to your Uptown Campus updates from your Family Liaison and Campus Principal.

To learn more about Communications at ISL and where to find information, click here. This information was provided during our Communications Brief before the Board of Trustees meeting on September 20, 2017.

 


IMPORTANT DATES & REMINDERS

To view the School-Wide Calendar, please click here

For Campus-specific dates, please see below:

 

 

January 2018

January 19:  Harvard lecture has been cancelled.  New date TBA.

February 2018

  • February 1: 100th Days of School.
  • February 1 – 8: Math Week.
  • February 8: Half Day of School.
  • February 9: Teacher Professional Development Day.  School Closed.
  • February 12 – 16: School Closed for Mardi Gras Season.
  • February 19: Classes Resume

 


 

CAMPUS NEWSLETTER

  • Each week you will received your Uptown Campus Tid-Bits. This is our weekly newsletter. This newsletter will provide you with all reminders, announcements, activities going on at your campus. Please ensure we have the correct email address on file so you can be sure to receive it.

 


EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

  • FACEBOOK GROUP:
Uptown Facebook group was activated on January 8th. You may request to join now. You will be required to answer a couple of questions to confirm that you are a parent and/or legal guardian of a student at the uptown campus.

 

  • PRIVATE TUTORING SERVICES:

Private tutoring services are not provided by the school.  However, you may contact family liaison, Martha C. Pena for a list of teachers who offer private tutoring in their own time.

 

  • NO CAMERAS ON CAMPUS:
Please remember that no cameras should be used on campus.  If you need a photo pass, please request one from the front office at least 48 hours in advance.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for a volunteer opportunity? We are in constant need of parents with a willing heart and some extra time to invest in various projects throughout the year. If you would like to participate, please sign up by clicking on the link below:

Uptown Campus Parent Volunteer Sign Up

Would you like to chair a committee? Would you like to be part of a committee? We have vacancies for all the following:

  • Uniform Swap/Sale (Coming in the Spring!)
  • Park Clean Up Crew
  • Cross Guard Help
  • Yearbook
  • Class Picture Day
  • Teacher and Staff Appreciation
  • Box Tops
  • Structured Recess
  • Campus Beautification

Please come have fun  as we trim, weed, and rake around the school.  You can stop by (alone or with your child), even for a little while. Our next date is Friday, November 3rd from 3 to 5 pm. Look for ISL parent volunteer Valerie. See you soon for some fresh air, exercise, and beautification.

 


 

At ISL, we encourage Family Involvement. We hope to see you at the campus and encourage you to contact your Family Liaison for volunteer opportunities around campus.

Family Involvement Plan- The International School of Louisiana receives Title I, Part A funds and is required to develop with and distribute to parents a parental involvement policy & plan that contains information required by section 1118(a)(2) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The policy establishes the International School of Louisiana’s expectations for parental involvement and describes how the LEA will implement a number of specific parental involvement activities, and is incorporated into the school improvement plans (SIP) and handbooks of each school that are submitted to the State Educational Agency (SEA) annually. The International School of Louisiana’s goal is to support effective parental involvement and to strengthen student academic achievement.

Please click below to review the documents: