We are happy to welcome a newcomer to the QSI Pápa staff. Marcell Csizmadia is our new administrative assistant on campus. He comes with lots of experience, both administrative and educational. He is from Nagygyimót, a small village near Pápa. He enjoys everything related to the English language, which he has been learning since he … More Welcome Marcell!
Carpool drop-off is often a challenge in schools. With so many children arriving at the same time, safety has to be monitored, and whatever system is in place should run smoothly. We’ve got a pretty smooth system, but there is always room for improvement. One of Mr. Stehly’s classes was doing a project on analyzing … More Student Safety Solutions
China has just launched new video gaming restrictions for kids under 18: Kids cannot play video games (on computers or phones) during the week, limiting their video gaming from 8 pm to 9 pm, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and on public holidays, totaling no more than 3 hours per week. The last time China made … More Should 3 Hours A Week of Gaming Be The law?
Fall M.A.P. testing will take place from 13 September – 1 October. If your child will not be in school those days, please let homeroom teachers know so we can schedule a different time for them to take the assessment. What‘s the MAP Test? (Measure of Academic Progress) The MAP tests are an instructional tool for teachers, meant to guide our instruction by identifying the needs and progress of each student. They are not directly … More Fall MAP Testing
I haven’t been sick in two years! However, many more students, staff, and parents have been ill recently, undoubtedly due to us coming back together after summer break. And now I have a cold. This is common in schools at this time of year, and even more common once the weather changes and we all … More Face Masks and Illness
Dr. Delaney Ruston – The science is clear: Having phones used less during the school day increases connections and decreases distractions. Students do better socially and emotionally, as shown by research. Now more than ever, it’s time to look at our Away For The Day Campaign, which is full of tools to help bring change to … More The time for less phones in schools is now
While the first days of school are often a bit chaotic as we set routines, form friendships, and readjust in general from the summer break, these days have been a blast. Children are smiling and laughing and learning. Teachers are even more eager to teach in classrooms set up for face-to-face instruction we’ve missed over … More A Week (and two days) to Remember
We are looking forward to our 8th period activities beginning next week. I have listed descriptions and the rotations below. Combinations of students 5-7-years-old and other combinations of students 8-11-years-old will be divided into groups of ten. Each group will participate in an activity for one week, then rotate to the next activity for the … More 8th Period Activities