Buffalo Weekly - April 20, 2022

Upcoming Events

DATE EVENT
May 2 May Holiday (No School)

FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF ALL SCHOOL EVENTS, VIEW OUR WEBSITE CALENDAR.

GRADE 5 MIDDLE SCHOOL TRANSITION PARENT MEETING

Grade 5 parents, please join us for a 5th Grade Middle School Transition Parent Meeting on Monday, April 25 from 2:00-3:00 pm, in the first floor boardroom. Our Students Service team and Middle School teachers will share what our Middle School offers and how we are preparing now to help students with the transition. Join us for a great time of sharing and learning about how we can partner together for the greatest success in this time of transition for your grade 5 children. If you have questions, contact the Grade 5 teaching team (grade5@wyischina.com) or Sandra Carpenter (sandra.carpenter@wyischina.com).

Note: Visitors for this event must show evidence they have taken a COVID test within 48 hours of their visiting campus.

BEYOND CHINESE - CHINESE CELEBRATION (ECC/ELEM)

Next Wednesday, April 27, all ECC/Elementary students in Chinese classes will take part in a celebration of Chinese learning called Beyond Chinese. At this Chinese celebration, students will showcase what they've learned in their Chinese lessons this year, which goes far beyond just language. Beyond Chinese will celebrate learning through culture, songs, drama, and other performances.

Because of COVID restrictions on campus, this event is available to parents on Zoom. If you have a child in EC3-Grade 5 in Chinese language class at WYIS, you will receive an email by Monday afternoon with Zoom link and more information. Beyond Chinese will be from 9 AM until 10:15 on Wednesday, April 27. For more information, contact Catherine Tian (catherine.tian@wyischina.com).

SONDHEIM IN THE SPRING - SECONDARY CONCERT

Secondary Choir students have been working hard for their upcoming concert performance: Sondheim In The Spring. Music presented at the concert will be songs composed or lyricized by American composer Stephen Sondheim, whose compositions and lyrics paint pictures of elegance, excitement, and drama. Songs performed come from musicals such as Westside Story, Into the Woods, and Sunday in the Park with George.

Due to COVID restrictions, this is a private event only. We will share more information soon directly with concert students' families. Questions? Please contact Music Teacher Emily Calder (emily.calder@wyischina.com).

Note: Visitors for this event must show evidence they have taken a COVID test within 48 hours of their visiting campus.

UPDATED COVID RESTRICTIONS

As of Monday, April 11, 2022, any visitors who plan or expect to come inside our buildings on campus must show evidence they have taken a COVID test within 48 hours of their visiting campus. Parents are welcome to drop off and pick up their children as usual. Tighter restrictions are being enforced for inside our buildings. For any questions regarding our COVID health and safety policies or requirements, please contact Jessie Guo (jessie.guo@wyischina.com)

VENDOR FOR THE WYIS CAFE

WYIS is changing vendors for the Cafe for next school year, and we are accepting proposals from vendors. If you are interested in providing services for the Cafe, please contact Jessie Guo (jessie.guo@wyischina.com).

QUARTER 3 GRADES AVAILABLE IN POWERSCHOOL

Report cards for Quarter 3 are now available in PowerSchool. Please log in to your PowerSchool Parent Portal to view your child's report. ECC report cards are located in Student Report. Report cards for Grades 1-12 are located in Docbox. If you have questions about accessing the reports, please contact Registrar Agnes Liu at registrar@wyischina.com.

Note: DocBox will not open correctly in Internet Explorer. Please use Chrome or Firefox to access this site.

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STUDENT ARTWORK EXHIBITION

The first Wuhan International Children's Painting Exhibition of the Wuhan Art Museum will be held at the first of June 2022. This activity, which is a centralized exhibition of Wuhan children's paintings, is themed around the Wuhan water culture and is an important activity for the Wuhan National Professional Art Museum. The goal is to popularize and disseminate art, develop young people's artistic literacy, and represent the cultural atmosphere of the city of Wuhan.

WYIS students have the opportunity for their work to be displayed in the exhibition. If your child would like to participate, please submit their artwork to art teacher Ms. Tiffany Yang (tiffany.yang@wyischina.com) by April 30. Please include your child's name, age, nationality, and a short description of the artwork. For more information, contact Ms. Yang.

RE-ENROLLMENT FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR 2022/23

If you are planning to return to WYIS next school year, it is necessary that you re-enroll. Re-enrollment secures your place for the next school year and to help us plan our resources. Re-enrollment is now open. Please complete your re-enrollment from March 30 to April 30 on the PowerSchool parent portal.

We will also have a re-enrollment station at WYIS during Parent-Teacher Conferences on April 18. Office and admissions staff will be available to answer questions and to offer assistance with the online process.

Questions, please contact our Admissions Manager Kay Lin Lee at kaylin.lee@wyischina.com or 8423-8713 ext 604.

GRADE 8 SCIENCE FAIR

On Friday, May 6, we will celebrate student learning at our annual 8th Grade Science Fair. The Fair begins at 1:30 and consists of an awards ceremony and a time of interaction with students as they explain their projects. Parents of middle school students are welcome to join us to celebrate the hard work of these students. Please contact Harry Balusdan (harry.balusdan@wyischina.com) with any questions.

Note: Visitors for this event must show evidence they have taken a COVID test within 48 hours of their visiting campus.