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Primary PTG Update: 10/01/2020

After the successful orientation day, BIS and PTG invited the parents of new students as well as current ones to join for our very first coffee morning at the Early Years and Infant Campus.

PTG Coffee Morning at BIS Ho Chi Minh City

It was wonderful to see parents sharing their experiences about the school and the city. Being in a new city and school can be overwhelming for a lot of us, and the newcomers used this opportunity to share their concerns with the other parents and teachers.

A big thanks to all the parents who have contacted the PTG and offered help.

We are looking for volunteers who may help and/or run one of our Events. Please sign up using the links below:

Event Sign Up: 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054eacae28a4f85-ptgevent

Sub Committee details

The main Primary PTG Committee is now set up, but of course we are looking for parents to volunteer on different event Committees for the 2019-2020 school year. The events run by parents for the BIS students adds to the social fabric of the school. Please consider signing up to any of the committees that BIS is going to need to run the events. Remember, if an event does not have a committee to organize or volunteers to help, it won’t run.  This sign up list is to create a steering Committee; the Committee will be in charge of coordinating the event.  The school will help with the logistics and the funds needed to run each event.

Please do not hesitate to contact the PTG at the email address below:

bisvnptgap1@gmail.com 

PTG Bus Tour

Parent Teacher Bus Tour 2020 - British International School HCMC

On 9th January , the BIS Primary PTG organised a bus tour of District 2 and District 1. The bus left from the Early Years campus around 8:30 am and were back by 1 pm. This tour helped the new parents to know key places in District 2- like supermarkets, gift shops, restaurants, hospitals, dental clinics, child-friendly restaurants, and hair salons. In district 1 they visited  Ben Thanh market and Saigon Square. We made a stopover at Landmark 81 before going for lunch at Annam Gourmet.

International Week

Primary International Week 2019 (25)

International Week is just around the corner. Starting this coming Monday 13th January to Friday 17th January 2020. A great event which unites our BIS friends from all over the world.

The Country Representative liaises with other country group members to share culinary delights from your child’s home country through the Global Café, on Tuesday 14th January and Wednesday 15th of January (open to parents).  There will not only be food shared, but also an opportunity to dress the area where your food is served with a visual representation of your child’s fabulous home country. 

This is a rewarding role within the PTG and we thank you for taking the time to consider your involvement towards the country groups.

Weekend Plan

Australia Day in Ho Chi Minh City

The Australian Consulate-General will hold the 4th Australia Day Community Event in HCMC on Saturday, 11 January, 2020. Free entry for everyone and food and beverages can be purchased on site. A lot of fun activities like tug of war, sack races, slip and slide, cricket, AFL, rugby and live music.

Saturday Morning Football

Community Football 2019 (9)

We currently need parents to come forward to help with the administration and coaching to make this important club happen. This is a parent-led event conducted each Saturday for BIS children (with the help of student coaches from the Secondary school) held at the Junior Campus playing fields. 

Sign-ups are still on-going for SMF

  • 8-9 am – Boys and Girls Years 4,5,6
  • 9-10 am – Boys and Girls Years 2,3

We are looking for more parent coaches and also student coaches. If you have any questions, please e-mail bisvnptgap1@gmail.com

Lastly, The PTG will do its annual football boot/kit collection to donate to our community partners. Any old boots and kits that your children have grown out of, please keep them ready for donation.

Dates for your Diary...

  • International week- 13th Jan- 17th Jan
  • Global Café- 14th & 15th  Jan
  • Parent potluck- Feb 13th
  • Book Swap- 3rd March
  • Spring fair- 14th March
  • Thuy’s dream- 26th March
  • Disco term 2- 26th March

If you want to stay informed about happenings at school – keep reading the Friday Weekly Update sent by the Headteachers.

Please contact us with your questions at bisvnptgap1@gmail.com.

Gayatri, Lily, Ai, Thomas and Vivian