Please keep your eye out for an email from your child’s mentor teacher to schedule a conference on Friday, 15 April. Please know that if you have a schedule conflict with that day, your mentor teacher will work with you to reschedule on a day that works for you.
Individual Conferences (of 15 minute duration) will be held from 8:30 – 11am, and from 2 – 3:30pm.
All of the conferences will be held in the main MS building.There will be ‘Open House’ times available for you to see other Middle School teachers – if you require more information about specific subject-progress. The open house times are: 11am – 12noon; 1:00 – 2pm.
*Please note that there are no scheduled classes for students that day. We encourage you to bring your child to the conference so that they can lead the discussion about their learning journey this year, but there will be no scheduled classes*
There are a few things happening on campus that day that parents and students are welcome to attend, but not required.
Mr. Golo Pilz – advisor for renewable energy at Brahma Kumaris, yoga teacher and spiritual trust, who met our GS Generation group in Paris will give a workshop in the Sankap.
9.30 am – Mr. Golo’s Opening Speech
10.30 – Open table discussion (students and parents groups)
11.15 – Output results to be presented by each discussion group
12.00 am – Lunch
1.00 pm – Output Summary
2.00 pm – After event gathering with live music
There will be a Special Movie Screening and a Workshop led by Parker Johnson (Green School Parent):
Friday April 15, 2016, 13.00 – 16.00 | Yoga Shala
Finding Joe is an exploration of famed Mythologist Joseph Campbell’s studies and their continuing impact in our culture. Through interviews with visionaries from a variety of fields interwoven with enactments of classic tales by a sweet and motley group of kids, the film navigates the stages of what Campbell dubbed The Hero’s Journey: the challenges, the fears, the dragons, the battles, and the return home as a changed person. Rooted in deeply personal accounts and timeless stories, Finding Joe shows how Campbell’s work is relevant and essential in today’s world and how it provides a narrative for how to live a fully realized life – or as Campbell would simply state, how to “follow your bliss”