Tuesday, December 11, 2018

VIP Meeting

Announcement from Administration for parents:


Please accept our apology for the change to the VIP Meeting.  It is our intent that the new schedule time and date will allow for more parents’ participation.

You are cordially invited to attend the first DIS, Kaohsiung VIP MEETING with the Directress on December 18 at 3:30. This initial meeting will allow for a review of the plans and direction to be established by the VIP representatives.

Remember to confirm your intent to attend the Initial Kaohsiung VIP meeting and tea with Director by December 14, 2018. This meeting is chaired by Sister Zenaida Ancheta O.P. Directress/Principal of DIS, Kaohsiung, and DIS, Taipei.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

December is Here!

Dear all,

We are wrapping up the quarter this week with specialty exams and reviews for all core subjects. Please find the exam schedule for next week below. We are still wrapping up some units this week and study guides will go home in the next few days. Today we worked on Social Studies and Math which are to be taken home and brought back to school.

Core Subject Exam Schedule:

Writing: Monday 12/10
Reading: Tuesday 12/11
Science: Wednesday 12/12
Social Studies: Thursday 12/13
Math: Thursday 12/13

*If your child will not be here or have any concerns regarding these dates please contact me as soon as possible. ( plopez@disk.kh.edu.tw )

Important dates:

Dec. 3rd-7th : Specialty Exams
Dec. 10th-14th: Core Subject Exams
Dec. 18th: Christmas Mass / Grades 1-3 Christmas party
Dec. 20th: Christmas Show HALF DAY
Dec. 21st -Jan. 7th: Winter HOLIDAY

Christmas Party:

This year we will be celebrating our Christmas class party together with the grade 1 and 3 students on Tuesday, December 18th. We have decided to have a secret Santa gift exchange (NT$ 300-500 limit) and a potluck party.
Please let us know if you would like your child to participate in the gift exchange and what food, beverage or snack you can contribute for the party.

Thank you in advance for your continued support.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday 11/27/2018

Updates and reminders for this week:


We will completing Unit 3: All about Animals this week in Science class, and will be starting Unit 5: Environments by Friday this week. We are still working on our informative essays in writing and will be given instruction on our Build a Shelter for your Animal project next week.


  • Thursday 11/29 - School Spirit Day STUCO Pizza sale and game during ECA
  • Friday 11/30 - Community Service Day 8-10 am 
  • Friday 11/30 - Flue Shot
Thank you all for participating in our Thanksgiving Day lunch, we had a great time and are grateful for the opportunity to share that special time with our DISK family. 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Wednesday, 11/21/2018

Dear parents,

This week we have started our informative writing report on specific animals to integrate writing with our Science unit: All About Animals! The students have been given the task of gathering as much information of their animal as possible before we start drafting our essay. Some important reminders for :

Tomorrow Thursday, November 22rd:

Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch.  
Lunch will begin at 11:30 to 1:00 in the outdoor area
behind the administration office. Once all students,
family, and faculty are assembled, we will say the
Angelus and our Thanksgiving Lunch will begin at
11:30.The school will supply the basic meal of Turkey,
fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, and 2 hot
vegetable dishes.

G2 - Share Vegetables dishes and salad

In honor of our environment and trying to make a positive change, we are
requesting that you bring a container and utensils with you to the
Thanksgiving Lunch.  This will significantly reduce the amount
of paper and plastic used and send a positive message about the
importance of being environmentally aware to our students. If you will
not be able to bring your container/utensils on that day, you can send
it with your child and it can be kept in the classroom or in the office
until lunch.  Thank you for understanding and contributing to our
effort to reduce consumable materials used for school functions.

Book Fair -  Parents are also welcome to attend the Book Fair, for more
information, check out the school website
Friday, November 23rd is a HOLIDAY, there will be NOT be any school.
Enjoy your day at home :)
We look forward to seeing you for our Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch!

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Monday 11/12

Happy Monday everyone!
Here are a few important things happening this week:

Math: We are starting Chapter 5, and a homework packet has been sent home for extra practice. You have all week to complete. Please send back completed by Friday!
Science: New unit on Animals and Habitat starting tomorrow! Stay tuned for an exciting project coming up :)
Social Studies: We will have a test to wrap up Chapter 2 this Thursday. Let me know if you have any questions or concerns before hand.

CONGRATS TO David for wining shinning star of the week for coming in 4th places in his swimming competition
CONGRATS to Nickie Lin for winning Library Star of the week,
CONGRATS to the new DISK Soccer team for representing us in the Taipei tournament this weekend.

ALSO please be reminded this Friday we will be having our Lower Elementary Showcase, and are REALLY excited!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Showcase Costumes

Hello parents,  As you may know we will be performing our Lower Elementary Showcase next Friday, November 16th, 2018. We have been practicing so much and the kids are doing wonderfully. We are so excited to share it with you. We request we please arrange an appropriate costume for your child this day. Here are some ideas for what they can wear.
These costumes are from this store (07-5379118) if you would like to order them. This is NOT necessary, just an option. You can also just make it from things you have at home already.  
Thank you for your continued support, if you have any questions, please email me (plopez@disk.kh.edu.tw),

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Monday, Nov. 5th, 2018

Hi everyone!

Few reminders for this week:

  • We are having student-parent conferences this week, if you have signed up please come and sign in the office with Ms. Huang for your designated time, she will direct you.
  • I sent home the Student-Handbooks last week, please sign the ADDENDUM return slip and send back to me.
  • We are preparing for Thanksgiving family lunch on Nov. 22nd, and the book fair will also be held that day. A list of recommendations coming soon!
  • This week we will not be having a spelling test as we are wrapping up our Science unit on Plants with an assessment on Thursday, and chapter 4 math assessment will be Friday.
  • This Friday Nov. 9th is CASUAL Friday :)