I hope you all have a wonderful 3-day weekend. You’ve earned it! I spoke with QSI headquarters today about our school and couldn’t brag enough about our students, staff, and parent support here at QSI Pápa. As I walk the halls, I see students learning at the highest level, teachers tirelessly (and successfully) aiming for … More 3-Day Weekend
Ms. Sanders Yoga Let’s be mindful! We will stretch and strengthen our bodies while learning to be mindful of ourselves and our surroundings. Namaste. Mrs. Fitzgerald Holiday Arts and Crafts Let’s make fun crafts with a holiday theme! We’ll learn about cultural traditions for holidays of this season, then create something related to that holiday. Be ready to make something spooky, silly, fun or festive. Hooray for the Holidays! Ms. Jennifer FREE PLAY Let’s have fun outside! Bundle up! Students will have unstructured play time on … More 8th Period Activities: Rotation #2 (25 October – 3 December)
Dr. Delaney Ruston – I recently learned about Youth Era, started by Martin Rafferty, an organization based out of Oregon that has established drop-in centers for youth with all sorts of resources and online communities via Discord and Twitch, as well. Recently I had a conversation with Mike Caruso, who runs Youth Era’s virtual channels on … More Discord, Twitch, And Mental health, What To Know
The goal of the QSI Pápa PSG is to serve and support the school community and enrich the QSI experience for all students. All parents, teachers, and staff who have children attending QSI Pápa are invited to be a part of the PSG. PSG Meetings are held every first Tuesday of the month (with some … More PSG – Parent Support Group
Please take the time to complete the parent MSA survey when you get a chance. Just click on the MSA link and it will take you to the survey.
Dr. Delaney Ruston – So much is going on with Facebook RIGHT NOW. The Facebook/Instagram whistleblower is testifying at this moment before the Senate. Yesterday Facebook, Instagram, Oculus, and WhatsApp all went down for hours for the first time ever. On Sunday night, 60 Minutes revealed the identity of the Facebook whistleblower. Her name is … More Discussing The Facebook Whistleblower With Our Kids
We will be visited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) in the spring. This is who we receive our accreditation from, along with a separate authorization within Hungary. MSA is an American accrediting association who last visited us in 2018. That was a successful visit (we received accreditation!), and we are … More Accreditation Survey
Dr. Delaney Ruston – Parenting is inherently anxiety-provoking. But feeling anxious at times is different than letting anxiety control the way we parent. Having the insight and capacity not to be led by anxiety can be difficult. After all, some anxiety helps us make good parenting decisions — such as concern about a teen’s safety … More Is Anxiety Driving Your Parenting?