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Junior School Notes

Intro to the MYP - Session Recording

Grade 6 is part of the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP). On Wednesday, our Middle School leadership hosted a session covering the MYP framework, assessment, and conceptual learning. If you missed it, you can access an audio recording here.

2019 JS Goal Setting Conferences for Grades 1-5

Dear Grade 1-5 parents,

Registration for Junior School Goal Setting Conferences will begin next week. Home-school partnerships are a highly valued, important aspect of your child’s education. This session will provide you with an overview of the goals that your child(ren) has set for the year with input from their teacher. 

A few key things to note:

  • Goal Setting Conferences include students. Please be sure to book a time when you and your child can both attend.

  • Session are 15 minutes in length.

  • Grade 1-5 Conferences will all be held on the same day, Wednesday, October 2nd. They will start at 2:00pm (earlier than in previous years) and will end at 7:00pm.

  • Grade 6 Advisory Goal Setting Conferences will take place on Wednesday, October 9th (2:15-7:00pm).

  • To meet with Specialist teachers, please contact them directly to make arrangements at a later date/time. 

  • All students in Grades 1-5 will be dismissed at 1:30pm on Wednesday, October 2nd. 

  • All Co-Curricular clubs for Grades 1-6 will be cancelled on Wednesday, October 2nd. 

  • After School Care is available for students in Grades 1-4 until 5:30pm. Grade 5 students that cannot be collected at 1:30pm may go to the Library.

‚ÄčIt is expected that all parents schedule a Goal Setting Conference for each child. Please note that in order to foster student agency, students are required to attend the Goal Setting Conference. 

Key Dates:

  • Mon, Sept 23rd: Parent Portal opens for G1-5 conference sign up at 10:00am
  • Mon, Sept 30th: Parent Portal opens for G6-9 conference sign up at 2:00pm
  • Tues, Oct 1st: Parent Portal closes at 4:00pm 
  • Wed, Oct 2nd: Grade 1-5 Goal Setting Conferences from 2:00-7:00pm
  • Wed, Oct 9th:  Grade 6 Advisor Goal Setting Conferences from 4:00-7:00pm

To register:

Please click HERE for instructions on how to register for Goal Setting Conferences with your child(ren)’s teacher. If you would like to meet with one of the specialist teachers, please contact them directly to arrange a later date/time.  

Co-Curricular Clubs & After School Care

Due to Goal Setting Conferences starting at 2:00pm, all Co-Curricular Classes will be cancelled on Wednesday, October 2nd. 

After School Care will be available for students in Grade 1-4 until 5:30pm for all sessions and the locations will be posted in the Junior School Foyer. 


If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact your classroom teacher.

TEDx Youth Conference to Feature 6th Grader: October 5th

Eric S, G6 will be a speaker at an upcoming TEDx Youth Conference at Mulgrave School on October 5th. Eric is super stoked about robots and AI.  He wants to invent cool stuff where robots do the work, leaving humans to create and enjoy life more. Eric’s love of nature motivates him to find ways to solve problems faced by the Earth, starting with ocean pollution.

Eric will be joined by other Mulgrave student speakers and some inspiring keynotes at the event, which has been organised by Grade 12 students Michael S and David C. Their goal is to inspire and empower our local youth community by demonstrating what is possible through social entrepreneurship and our cumulative impact: it's the next wave of change.

Details and tickets are available at

2019 Term 1 JS Co-Curricular Club INFO

To access JS Co-Curricular Guide, please click HERE.

Please click HERE to access the 2019 Term 1 JS Co-Curricular Club LISTS. This document has the list of students registered and you will also find room numbers as well. 

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Myring at

JS Friday Afternoon Assembly Schedule

Ournext JS Friday afternoon assembly will take place next Friday, September 27th with Class 2P.

Please click HERE to access the JS Friday Afternoon Assembly for 2019-2020. 

Students will arrive to school in their number 1 uniform. 

ISEA Fall Schedule: JS Cross Country G3-6 / Soccer G5 & 6 / Volleyball G5 & 6

All ISEA teams have started their practices in preparation for their upcoming exhibition games and meets. The schedules of all teams are set out below. Please mark your calendars and plan to come to our events. Watch our budding athletes as they improve game after game. 

See you on the courts, fields and trails. Please click HERE to access the schedule.

Procedure to Report Student Absences

If your child is absent from school for the day, please email your class teacher or email and include the full name of the student (first and last name, grade, and reason for the absence. 

News from the Strands

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For the full school year, click here and filter to 'Junior School' using the blue button in the top-right corner of the calendar.