International Schools Consortium

International Schools Consortium (iSC) is a nonprofit organization that, since 1986, has offered excellent academic programs to meet the intellectual, physical, and emotional needs of students. iSC has six schools in China — in Chengdu, Qingdao, Wuhan, Wuxi, Tianjin, and Yantai — one school in the UAE, and helps to support various other educational initiatives globally. iSC is a multi-school program, enabling students and teachers to participate in system-wide programs where they can interact with others outside of their immediate school. Students compete in basketball, volleyball and soccer tournaments, as well as music and choral festivals, and Model United Nations (MUN) conventions.

LIGHTHOUSE NEWS 12/07/2018

General Information

Quarter 3 Lunch Order and Payment

Dear ISQ Parents,

Thank you for ordering lunch for your child for Quarter 1 & 2. Please remember to order Q3 lunch for your child through PowerSchool by December 17. Any orders after the deadline cannot be added.

To order Quarter 3 Lunch, Log into PowerSchool on your preferred browser, click on "Preorder", click on "Select" under Quarter 3, and then click "Update".

You may transfer money to school's bank account or pay cash to cashier's office (306) after you finish ordering lunch in PowerSchool.

Please remember this is two separate steps; you cannot make the payment in PowerSchool. So please remember to make a deposit per the below payment method after you ordered lunch for you kids in PowerSchool.

Also, you may check your kids’ lunch balance in PowerSchool and make sure it is sufficient to cover Q3 lunch fee. We are going to charge Q3 lunch fee on the first day Q3 - Jan. 7, 2019. Students with negative lunch balance won’t be allowed to have school lunch by that time.

School’s Bank Account Info:
户名(Account Name):青岛 MTI国际学校
账号(Account No.):532900152410202
开户行(Bank Name):招行青岛秦岭路支行

If you have questions, please feel free to contact me by emailing rxu@isqchina.com about lunch ordering or finance@isqchina.com for lunch payment.

Sincerely,

Rose Xu

2019-2020 School Year Updated Vaccine Requirements

In accordance with the World Health Organization’s recommendations, International School of Qingdao will be changing its vaccination requirements beginning the 2019-2020 school year. Please read the attachment below and prepare accordingly.

Required Vaccinatons for 2019-2020

Your child's health is important to us and the rest of the ISQ community!

Parent Talk

The first Parent Talk of this school year happened recently. Our discussion looked at alternatives to punishment with strategies focusing on discipline as an opportunity to educate our children in problem solving skills, for now and the future. The external control of punishment can prevent a child from internally confronting their own behavior. Instead of using punishment there are effective ways of training a child to understand strong disapproval, while learning to create acceptable solutions. Reality itself provides excellent feedback.

Please find the meeting debrief below. If you have any further questions, please email mharsch@isqchina.com or cfranck@isqchina.com.

Alternatives to Punishment

Plan to attend the next Parent Talk, Encouraging Autonomy, on February 26th. Sessions this year are based on the book, How to Talk so Kids will Listen & Listen so Kids will Talk, by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish.