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In accordance with the Malian government's decree, AISB will close its campus to students till the 9th of May. During this time we will continue to implement our Virtual School Plan. Please refer to emails from the school for further information.
Conformément au décret du gouvernement malien, l'AISB restera fermée jusqu'au 09 mai. Pendant cette période, nous continuerons l’école virtuelle. Veuillez vous référer aux e-mails de l'école pour plus d'informations. ... See MoreSee Less
On Thursday, the day before moving to Virtual School, our students scoured the library for books to take home. The pic shows how they emptied our new book arrivals display. We are happy to see families and students take this time to RELAX with a good book... or, watch a movie, bake some cookies, go for a walk, learn a new skill/musical instrument, play board games, or take a much needed nap.
Our hope is that Virtual School learning provides welcome structure and distraction at this stressful time. If you find it adding to the stress please make sure to reach out to your teacher so we can help find ways to keep this all sustainable! ... See MoreSee Less
To reiterate the "don't stress" message above, I am sharing a similar - though more forceful - message from a head of school in the US public system, where folks probably feel they have fewer options than here at AISB. The basic idea is the same: Virtual School is meant to allow your child something else to focus on, other than the crisis. If, instead, it is ADDING stress, please contact us so we can find a way to make that STOP! This includes excusing them from some, many or all of the suggested activities! Conversely, if you are looking for even more suggestions for learning activities, also "give us a call!" (I am not suggesting that we are "muddling along" with a "cobbled together system" or that we are "authorities demanding obedience." This language in the attachment is aimed at US government run schools, not our parent-run one!)