Upcoming Events at Bayside

Dear Bayside Parents,

Here is a list of upcoming important events at Bayside followed by more information about each event.

Progress Reports – available Friday, October 13 after 1:15 pm.

Gecko Portal Log In Help – Friday, October 13, 1:30-2:00 pm in the Bayside Amphitheatre. Please come to see us if you need help logging into the Gecko Portal.

Week Without Walls Parent Information Session – Friday, October 13 at 2:00 pm in the Bayside Amphitheatre

SDRC MS Soccer Tournament – This Thursday SIS will travel to the Southern Delta Regional Conference (SDRC) middle school soccer tournament on October 12-14 in Guangzhou. Go Geckos!

HS STUCO Haunted House – Friday, October 13 starting at 6:00 pm. Each year our HS students host a Haunted House for the SIS community. Doors open at 6:00 pm.

PRC HS Boys Volleyball Tournament – The SIS team will travel to Macau on Friday, October 13 to compete all day at TIS (The International School) in Macau. Go Geckos!

PRC HS Girls Volleyball Tournament – The SIS team will be competing at ISNS on Saturday, October 14. Go Geckos!

Student-Involved Conferences – Monday, October 16, 4:30-6:30 pm for MS students/parents only. Tuesday, October 17, 7:45-5:00 pm for MS and HS students/parents. Please follow this link to SignUpGenius to sign up for a Student-Involved Conference time.

SIS Parent Support Association Social – The PSA is hosting a MS & HS Parent Social on Thursday, October 19 at 7:00 pm at Baia Burger in Seaworld.

Please keep reading for more detailed information on upcoming events:

Progress Reports – Progress reports will be available on Friday, October 13. This year the progress reports will be available online on the Gecko portal. Students will not receive a paper copy but they will have access to the reports on Friday during advisory time. If you would like a printed copy you can ask your son or daughter to print the report during their advisory time.

On September 11 all parents received login information for the Gecko portal. Search your mailbox for a message from Ken Tsui with the subject line “Gecko Portal Login” to retrieve your personal login information. Every parent received an email that looks like this:

To log in to the Gecko Portal click here.

To view the log in tutorial click here.

Once you are logged into the Gecko Portal you will see the progress report in the Documents box. This document will help you if you need help finding the progress report. Viewing Reports

Gecko Portal Log In Help – Friday, October 13, 1:30-2:00 pm in the Bayside Amphitheatre. Please come to see us if you need help logging into the Gecko Portal. Bayside administrators and learning innovation coaches will be available to help you retrieve or reset your passwords, show you how to find the documents, and answer other questions you might have regarding the use of the Gecko Portal. We can also help you print your child’s progress report if you want to make a paper copy.

Week Without Walls (WWW) Parent Information Session – Friday, October 13 at 2:00 pm in the Bayside Amphitheatre. This Week Without Walls information session is for any parents wanting to meet their trip leaders, know more about their WWW trip or that still have any questions to be answered directly by the organisers. There will be a representative from DragonFly present as well as our school trip leaders for each trip to discuss, in person, any questions you might have. Each grade level trip leader will give a brief overview of their trip, then the DragonFly representative will speak about their trips in general with a focus on their history, experience, training and safety.  We will then answer any questions you might still need to be answered.

Student-Involved Conferences – Monday, October 16, 4:30-6:30 pm for MS students/parents only. Tuesday, October 17, 7:45-5:00 pm for MS and HS students/parents. Please follow this link to SignUpGenius to sign up for a Student-Involved Conference time. Student-Involved Conferences are an opportunity for parents, together with their child, to meet with teachers. It is important that your child attend the conference with you. We ask parents to sign up for a 2-hour time block to meet with all of their child’s teachers. (If you have more than one child you must sign up for more than one time block.) All of the teachers will be stationed on the first floor at Bayside in the music rooms, the drama room, in the cafe area, and in the amphitheater. Parents will be free to move around the first floor and meet with teachers for up to 10 minutes. If you need to meet longer, you can schedule a time to come in another day and continue your conversation. We require parents to sign up ahead of time for these conferences. We will honour the time of those who signed up so no “drop ins” are allowed.

SIS Parent Support Association Social – The PSA is hosting a MS & HS Parent Social on Thursday, October 19 at 7:00 pm at Baia Burger in Seaworld. Thank you PSA!

Baia has offered special pricing for this event! Each chip can be redeemed for a burger, sausage, beer, house wine, prosecco, or selected mixed drinks. Vegetarian options and salad available. Please RSVP in this link before Tuesday, October 17, thanks!

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