AIS Friday Flash

Friday, February 14, 2020

Spring Break Camp Registration Now Open!

Come away with us on a Tropical Paradise adventure as we explore the different cultures of these amazing destinations: El Nido Island, The Philippines, Haiti, Fiji, and Hawaii! Spring Break camp runs 3/23 - 327. Campers will craft, learn, and discover in French, Spanish, & English. Camp is offered from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm with complimentary drop-off from 7:30 and optional after-camp care until 6:00 pm. The camp costs $310 for the week or $80 per day. Daily care is $18/day or $80 for the week. Register here for the paradise adventure.

Valentine's parties

Love is in the air! We love having each of you as part of our AIS community. Thank you for spreading the love and celebrating with us today.

French Bourse Applications Due Today!

Today is the deadline for French Bourse scholarship applications. Get your materials in or reach out to administration with any questions.

Happi Family Camp Fair-Sun., 2/16, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

The Happi Family Camp Fair will be held on Sunday, February 16th at the Norris Conference Center from 1-4 pm. Stop by to check out all the summer camp offerings around town and say hello!

I Love Idiomas So Much Festival-Sun., 2/16, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

We will also be at Think Bilingual's, I Love Idiomas So Much Festival at the AISD Performing Arts Center, also from 1:00 - 4:00 pm this weekend. This festival celebrates love of languages and appreciation of cultural diversity with a schedule of cultural performers. Tickets are free with registration.

9th Annual Art Gala-Sat. 2/22, 6:30 - 11:00 pm

It is almost here! We look forward to celebrating with you and raising funds to support our amazing school at our upcoming 9th Annual Art Gala at the Austin Central Library next Saturday, February 22nd from 6:30 to 11:00 pm. Next week, we will share detailed event information, registration information, and more, so be on the lookout for an email from April.

Plus, next week you will get a sneak peek of all the amazing student artwork which will be available for bidding at the live auction.

Upcoming Field Trips

Our educators have planned some fantastic educational field trips with their students. Here are a few on the horizon.

  • 2/19 CM1a and CM1b to the University of Texas Austin and Bob Bullock Museum
  • 2/27 MS1 and MS2 to the Thinkery
  • 3/11 PS-CP to Millwood Library
  • 4/2 MS1 and MS2 to Austin Nature and Science Center

Head of School Coffee-Thur. 3/5, 8:30 - 9:30 am

Join Jacques for an informal discussion over coffee. This is a great opportunity to come and ask questions about anything on your mind, or just a great chance to mingle with other AIS family members.

AIS Talent Show-Thur./Fri., 3/5 - 3/6, 2:00 -3:00 pm

Our student Talent Show will be held on Thursday, March 5th for CP thru CE2 and on Friday, March 6th for CM1 thru 4รจ. The show will take place in the auditorium from 2:00-3:00pm each day. If your child has a talent, please encourage them to sign up via the Student Council form by Sunday, March the 1st by clicking this link: Talent show 2020.! Be sure students include their name and the title of their talent.

March Spirit Night at Modern Market-Fri., 3/6, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

    We hope you can join us at Modern Market in the Arboretum for our March Spirit Night. Thank you for helping us secure the event by submitting a soft RSVP here. Modern Market is generously donating 50% back to AIS for this one, so we hope you can all make it to eat and mingle with other AIS families. Make sure to mention AIS at the counter. We will see you there.

    Austin Spurs AIS Night!-Sun. 3/8, 4:00 pm

    On Sunday, March 8th, AIS has been invited to cheer on the Austin Spurs as they play the Oklahoma City Blues at the HEB Cedar Park Center. Plus, AIS students will have the opportunity to high five the players as they run out onto the court at halftime! The game starts at 4:00 pm and we hope you can join us. Tickets are available here. Go Spurs!

    ZTP Mamma Mia! Auditions- 3/14 - 3/15

    Our partners at Zilker Theatre Productions are holding open auditions for their summer performance of Mamma Mia! Those wishing to audition must sign up for a time slot by clicking here. Please come prepared with two contrasting pop/rock songs from the 70s/80s/90s (one up-tempo, one ballad). Please do not sing a song from Mamma Mia! Auditions are open to those 14+. Rehearsals will begin in mid-May; the show runs July 10th thru August 15th. Auditions will be held at KWRI, 1221 S. Mopac Expwy., Austin, TX 78746.

    Save the Dates

    Please save the date for these upcoming events. More details to come.

    • 2/16 AIS @ Happi Family Camp Fair
    • 2/16 AIS @ Think Bilingual School Fair
    • 2/22 AIS 9th Annual Art Gala
    • 2/25 PTO Membership Meeting
    • 2/25 AIS Board of Governance Meeting
    • 3/5 HoS Coffee
    • 3/5-3/6 AIS Talent Show
    • 3/6 Spirit Night at Modern Market
    • 3/8 AIS Austin Spurs Night!
    • 3/13 PTO Spring Picnic
    • 3/16 - 3/27 Spring Break/No School
    • 3/23 - 3/27 Spring Break Camp
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