Buffalo Weekly - Sep 14, 2022

Upcoming Events

DATE EVENT
September 16 New Parent Orientation
September 19-23 MAP Testing (EC5, Grade 1, & Grades 6-8)
September 26-30 MAP Testing (Grades 2 & 3)
September 29-30 Secondary Fall Camp
October 1-9 National Day Holiday (No School)

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

NEW PARENT ORIENTATION

The postponed New Parent Orientation has been rescheduled for this Friday, September 16, from 8-10 AM. Please join us if you are new to WYIS for the 2022-2023 school year. We encourage all new parents to attend Orientation to get valuable information, meet with our principals and teachers, and connect with other parents who are also new to the WYIS community.

For more information, please email Sandra Carpenter, Principal of Student Well-being (sandra.carpenter@wyischina.com) or contact our main office at 8627 8423 8713.

MAP TESTING

WYIS will begin MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) testing on Monday, September 19. We conduct MAP tests regularly throughout the year, which allows us to track students’ growth each time they test. To learn more about MAP, please read HERE or contact your child’s teacher.

Date Grades
September 19-23 EC5, Grade 1, & Grades 6-8
September 26-30 Grades 2 & 3
October 10-14 Grades 9 & 10
October 17-21 Grades 4 & 5

For more information and helpful tips about MAP testing at WYIS, click HERE.

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CONTACT US!

Below is a list of who to contact for common matters at school. We hope you find this helpful as we kick off the school year:

  • If you need to report your child as absent for the day, please email attendance@wyischina.com before 8 AM on the day they will be absent.
  • If you have any questions about financial matters, please email finance@wyischina.com.
  • If you have problems logging into PowerSchool, please email registrar@wyischina.com.
  • School office working hours are from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. If you have any questions or need to contact the office, please call 8627 8423 8713 or email wyisoffice@wyischina.com.

AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES FOR QUARTERS 1 & 2

We've got a great line-up of After-School Activities (ASA) to kick off the year. See the full list for Quarters 1 and 2 below, and register now on your Parent Portal in PowerSchool. For more information about ASAs and how registration works, view the web page HERE.

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
G1-5 Table Tennis (no activities) G6-12 Table Tennis G1-5 Table Tennis G1-5 Soccer
EC4-EC5 Ballet (no activities) G1-5 Soccer G6-12 Chinese Painting G1-5 Tee Ball
G6-12 Show Choir (no activities) G1-5 Dance G7-12 Badminton G1-5 Chinese Painting
(no activities) (no activities) G4-5 Scholar's Corner EC5-G1 Crafts G6-12 Dance
(no activities) (no activities) G6-12 Flag Football G8-12 Technical Drawing G6-12 CrossFit
(no activities) (no activities) G6-12 Writer's Workshop (no activities) (no activities)