Ein herzliches Dankeschön für ihre Spenden im Rahmen der Annual-Giving-Kampagne 2017/18 geht an die folgenden Familien: Aagaard-Kummer – Acker-Gellerich - Adams-Goggin – Adrieyenko-Keda – Alston - Armanyos-Owen - Arvand-Velasco - Beck-Cho – Beckmann - Berg - Black-Rosenblum - Boniface-Dietrich – Brachmann-Dehdasti – Buckley-Kruckenberg - Busnel-Vorpahl - Cakir - Castelo-Gonzalez - Choi-Claus – Cropsey - Conway-Rehding Cunliffe-Galil – Dang-Kroemer - Dean – Deringer – Deschler - Devoyans – Douglass - Edenhofer-Hein- Everett – Fiess - Gilder – Gonzalez – Green - Gröschel – Haag - Hake-Rodriguez – Hall - Hamann – Hanada – Hartmann - Heininger – Hildebrand – Hirn - Hitaj – Horn - Hubrich-Karlsson - Illig - Jessen-Klingenberg - Jia-Smith - Kaltenstadler – Klick – Kneiske - Kohlmeyer-Zeitoun – Kemper - Kopp - Kopp-Wilson (3)– Kuhlen – Lau – Lanz - Lehmann-Scholl – Levin - Liles – Linnenbrink - Lopez-Vermehren – Lorraine-Zegarra - Macnamara - Mantl-Rihai-Pour - Mahious – Mayer-Nicolai - Melters-Ordonez – Mickler - Miranda-Silva – Nagy – Narayanan – Neal - Nighbert – Nix - O’Donnell – Oaine - Parker - Peter-Velasquez - Peuker-Pham - Propst – Plörer - Ramirez De Arellano – Reichelt – Reinecke-Riedmueller-Smith - Wichmann – Rodrigues - Sanio (2) – Schmidt - Sedlmayer – Staak -Stein - Stocker – Tack - Tawil – Tischer - Tschida-Spiers - Twinn – Uhas - Vorwerk – Veldhues - Wagner - Weiler – Wezel - Wille-Reece – Wood – Ziegler- Berghausen and: Book a Smile ;) (4) & Anonymous -- We thank the following families for donating to our 2017/18 ANNUAL GIVING campaign: Aagaard-Kummer – Acker-Gellerich - Adams-Goggin – Adrieyenko-Keda – Alston - Armanyos-Owen - Arvand-Velasco - Beck-Cho – Beckmann - Berg - Black-Rosenblum - Boniface-Dietrich – Brachmann-Dehdasti – Buckley-Kruckenberg - Busnel-Vorpahl - Cakir - Castelo-Gonzalez - Choi-Claus – Cropsey - Conway-Rehding Cunliffe-Galil – Dang-Kroemer - Dean – Deringer – Deschler - Devoyans – Douglass - Edenhofer-Hein- Everett – Fiess - Gilder – Gonzalez – Green - Gröschel – Haag - Hake-Rodriguez – Hall - Hamann – Hanada – Hartmann - Heininger – Hildebrand – Hirn - Hitaj – Horn - Hubrich-Karlsson - Illig - Jessen-Klingenberg - Jia-Smith - Kaltenstadler – Klick – Kneiske - Kohlmeyer-Zeitoun – Kemper - Kopp - Kopp-Wilson (3)– Kuhlen – Lau – Lanz - Lehmann-Scholl – Levin - Liles – Linnenbrink - Lopez-Vermehren – Lorraine-Zegarra - Macnamara - Mantl-Rihai-Pour - Mahious – Mayer-Nicolai - Melters-Ordonez – Mickler - Miranda-Silva – Nagy – Narayanan – Neal - Nighbert – Nix - O’Donnell – Oaine - Parker - Peter-Velasquez - Peuker-Pham - Propst – Plörer - Ramirez De Arellano – Reichelt – Reinecke-Riedmueller-Smith - Wichmann – Rodrigues - Sanio (2) – Schmidt - Sedlmayer – Staak -Stein - Stocker – Tack - Tawil – Tischer - Tschida-Spiers - Twinn – Uhas - Vorwerk – Veldhues - Wagner - Weiler – Wezel - Wille-Reece – Wood – Ziegler- Berghausen and: Book a Smile ;) (4) & Anonymous --

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Steering Committee Report

In the Steering Committee Meeting on April 24, 2018, Ms. Caroline Klick gave a presentation regarding the „Media Concept“.  In order to further the overall use of media such as SMART-Boards and Office 365, subject-specific Media-Curricula are being developed.

At the Elementary School, Ms. Monnett has been teaching a computer course for several years now that includes teaching typing with all ten fingers. As a continuation of that it is in the planning that one of the FuF courses starting in fifth grade will be a computer course where students learn how to use Word, how to organize files and how to create PowerPoint presentations. There is a plan to offer training modules for faculty members on different functions of Office 365.  

New project groups have been initiated and coordinators have been found:

  • Trips and Student Exchange Concept (Nele Vorwerk)
  • Development of a communications thread for teachers, parents, and students (Christian Jessen-Klingenberg and Anna Ordonez)
  • Methods Concept (Raphael Endenich)
  • Instructional units that focus on extra coaching and on challenging our gifted students - Förder- und Forderkurse – FuF (Sabine Jackson)
  • German as a Second Language - Deutsch als Zweite Fremdsprache - DaZ (Katharina Jessen-Klingenberg) 

Ms. Rashid and Ms. Velasco gave a brief report regarding the school-wide survey that is running from May 4 through May 14. The groups that are being surveyed are students, parents, teachers, and administrative staff.

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