"Proposal Project Ayam Kampung"
Week 2 3rd - 7th September 2007 Secondary Edition “Trento Free School opens in Bintaro” From Head of Secondary Thank you to students, parents and Early next week you will receive your Finally, I am delighted to introduce our teachers for making the term get off to parent logon details for the bisnet website wonderful new teaching staff for this a great start. It is very exciting to see which will give you access to the academic year. In English, Chloe Heather, students’ enthusiasm for their learning homework database. We will be making Julia Mayer and David Sherlock; in MFL, around the school. As Mr Keach and I this live for parents from Week 4 onwards Julie Barlow; in Maths, Bruce Hector; in said in our opening assembly, the and relying on email for routine letters EAL Shelagh Deegan and Alison Herring; opportunities to excel are boundless and notices. in Technology Ian Parkins and Deborah and it is up to students to seize them . Garlick; in Humanities Peregrine Nunes We have set extremely high We are looking forward to seeing all Cavalho; in Art Scott Gray; in Music, expectations and will be working hard parents at the Meet the Tutor event on Robert Barlow and in PE Mark Brown together with parents to ensure that Wednesday 12th September at 4.30 pm. and Laura Wright. every one of our students reaches their All parents will have the opportunity to full potential. hear presentations about the Key Stages and meet the tutors. KS3 and KS4 are in Mr. T. Sherrington If you did not receive the test email the BIS World Theatre; KS5 will be in the firstname.lastname@example.org yesterday, please contact us urgently. IB Centre. BIS BEQUEATHS THE TRENTO FREE SCHOOL Two years ago, a 16 year old IB student was made toward realising their vision. at BIS had an idea: it was to provide a It was shortly afterwards, though, as school for pemulung children – those the students approached IB exams, he passed every day on his way to BIS that the project had to be handed over who were tasked with collecting to the Yr. 12s. rubbish from Jakarta’s streets. His idea, neither abstruse nor theoretical, was In the end, it was the Yr 12 students’ to make a stand for those marginalised zeal and their uncompromisingly ‘can by poverty. do’ attitude that got the school built. They worked hard and smart over That student’s name was Aaron weekends and holidays and inspired Pushparatnam, now studying others to join them: notably an engineering at Melbourne University. outstanding architect, Ahmad Djhara Aaron’s was an ambitious idea, but he and his contractor Andi Linardi, as well shared his vision with his fellow as two local yayasans, Maleo and students and, by astute planning, Humanisty, who all came to share the charisma and force of will he and his Kampung Camaraderie at the CAS School students’ visionary but practical team collectively made their aspiration idealism. achievable. from Trento, Italy, were awarded first place at the DaimlerChrysler sponsored And so, remarkably, last Saturday, at It was when the so-called “Build-a- UNESCO-Mondialogo Schools’ Contest 10am, the project culminated in the School” team, along with their partners in November last year that a decisive step formal inauguration of the Trento Free School in a kampung neighbouring BIS. Secondary School The occasion was numinous: charged, They are Ankush Sharda, Boromeus way we are used to moving around. that is, with the goodwill of all who had Wanengkirtyo, Adrian Prayogo, Garry Despite the long list of things to get gathered to both endorse and attend the Atmadja, Melissa Tanudjaja-Saputra, done, we have had a smooth start to life school. Patrick Ngatimin, Ratih Ratmoko, Laura in Jakar ta, thanks largely to the Alongside the dignitaries from the Italian Wijaya, Christie Hancock, Tatiana organisation of the BIS staff team, who Embassy, Daimler Chrysler and our own Ngatimin, Rheza Adihusada, Nicholas have been very positive, efficient, helpful Principal, the CAS students, led by MC Hoe, Edmond Halim, Sari Setiawan,Viola and friendly. As a result, we have felt Ankush Sharda, carried the day, not only Sim, Su Jung Choi, Hey In Son and Eun Bi welcomed as a family, and not just as by means of meticulous planning and Song. employees, right from day one. Our logistical work, but through an children have settled and as any parent The project has already been featured inspirational speech. will know, if the children are happy, then in the Jakarta Post (Wed 5th Sept); the everything else just falls into place. We The occasion was in equal measure BIS community will be alerted to the very much look forward to seeing what solemn and festive: solemn because it’s date for the TV broadcast. In the the year ahead has in store, but…….so a serious business to start a school, meantime, do join us in support of the far, so good! especially when the success of the school in whatever way you judge fit. project from inception to realisation Mr. Adrian Thirkell Mrs. J. Barlow rested on the shoulders of BIS’s sixteen IB CAS Coordinator Assistant IB Coordinator and seventeen year olds; and festive Adrian_Thirkell@bis.or.id email@example.com because the school’s new pupils – almost 60 from kindergarten to secondary – Performing Arts would have it no other way: it was their school and they were happy and they From Julie Barlow INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS told us so in morning of speeches, songs and camaraderie. The positive I remember reading THEATRE ASSOCIATION atmosphere was helped, too, by copious once that moving (ISTA) FESTIVAL AT BIS! 8 TH - bowls of steaming mie ayam and chilled house ranks as the 10TH NOVEMBER 2007. drinks, courtesy of Coca Cola. third most stressful event in a person’s On 8th, 9th and 10th November 2007 BIS Through the newly formed three-way life. So where does partnership between CAS students’ new will host an ISTA festival for moving countr y, approximately 120 students from a community partners,Yayasans Maleo and culture, language, job, Humanisty, BIS will continue to support variety of schools in and around Asia. It school and house is the first time we have held such an the school: in fact, work is underway in appear on the list? respective CAS teams to plant a garden; event. The festival will be focused on My family (husband Robert and two students from Year 6 to Year 9 and will to design and build a gate and pathway; children aged 10 and 14) and I have been to construct a toilet and clean a nearby consist of three full days of activities. here in Jakarta for four hectic but There will be an opportunity for a pond. Moreover, the school’s pupils will enjoyable weeks and each day has been visit BIS and BIS students will visit the limited number of BIS students (20) to full of those new experiences that a take part; however there will be a school throughout the year. move around the world inevitably brings: participation cost. If you would like your Our students, on Saturday, reminded us, beating the jet lag, meeting dozens of child to be considered for a place at as they have in a thousand inspired acts new people and trying to remember the festival, then please contact since the project began, that we can take their names, exploring the local area, I a n _ P e i r s o n @ b i s . o r. i d or our cue from a belief that society is not buying a new car, trying out new words S i n e a d _ S m i t h @ b i s . o r. i d f o r so much what shapes us, but what is ‘out in a phrase book, getting to grips with more detailed information. We will there’ to be shaped. The students the currency, working out what the also need families to host children collectively cast a pebble into a pool: the produce is on the fruit and vegetable from visiting schools. If you are ripples resulted in Saturday’s opening: counter, kitting out children with school interested in hosting then please where there was no school, there now uniform, getting organised at work; plus contact me on the above e-mail is one. Where a child was unschooled, a some totally new ones, namely having a address. child is now in school. driver, a Kijang and a cook. Many students deserve a special mention Mr. I. Peirson We have lived overseas for the past for the courage of their convictions and Assistant Head of Performing Arts fourteen years: in Singapore, Thailand, for selfless endeavour on others’ behalf. Saudi Arabia, China and Bahrain, so in a Whole School News From the CEO and Principal Per forming Ar ts Performing Arts I hope your children have settled well in to school and that school day routines are MUSIC LESSONS AND TIME- well established. The start of the year can be quite a shock to the system for stu- TABLES dents, staff and parents! In an effort to establish a reliable data base of e-mail ad- dresses, we sent out a test mail to everyone this week. If you didn’t receive the test If your son/daughter is learning a musi- e-mail or it was to the wrong address, could I ask you to please inform Admissions cal instrument at BIS, I hope that you on firstname.lastname@example.org ? Thank you for your help in this. will have received a timetable for lessons by now. Lessons start on Monday, 10 Sep- We have launched a refurbished school web site www.bis.or.id The front page of tember! If you have any queries or con- the web site contains general information that will be of interest to new families or cerns about the timetable, or do not re- anyone enquiring about the school. At the top right hand corner of the new front ceive one, please contact me here at page, you will see a log-in for BISNet. This will be the way you and your children will school. access homework and further information about your children in the near future. We are phasing in use of the BISNet and you will be informed through the appropri- It has not been possible to organise les- ate Head of School when this facility is up and running for your children. sons for everyone who applied and so there is a waiting list, I’m afraid. I will Please note that since the Parents’ Handbook went to print, we have had to make a write to families with children on the change to Term 2 half term. School is actually closed on 7th and 8th February 2008.The waiting list confirming the situation. full school year calendar can be found on the front page of the web site. Everyone who was receiving a lesson at Peter Derby-Crook the end of last term is automatically CEO and Principal timetabled for lessons this term and it is Principal@bis.or.id possible that they may wish to stop les- sons! If your son/daughter receives a Community News timetable, but does not wish to have les- sons, please could you let me know OUTREACH PROPOSAL for more information straight away? I can then offer that time to another student on the waiting list. Over the years the support we have pro- Paul Starkie and Adrian Thirkell vided for those in need in our commu- Please remember that it is our policy that nity has been fantastic with a myriad of JAKARTA RACE every student receiving lessons at school service projects and fundraising events. is involved in a musical activity. In par- If you read the report in last weeks BIS ticular, we need more violins in the BIS News you will have seen what we man- Orchestra! The activities programme is aged to achieve last year alone.This ethos put together to ensure that students can of care and support is well embedded be involved in a wide variety of Sporting into our core values.Whilst the needs in and Performing Arts activities so please society are considerable, it is important encourage your son/daughter to get in- for the school’s response to be propor- volved! tionate, effective and where possible also sustainable. FOBISSEA MUSIC FESTIVAL We would like to take the opportunity Mrs. Alwi needs to confirm the number to reflect on what we currently do and of students who will be traveling to to develop a coherent strategy for the Brunei to take part in this excellent future. In order to do this, we intend to Music Festival. It is essential that anyone establish an action group comprising rep- else who is wishing to take part now resentatives from the school community registers with Mrs. Alwi. Once the final including the parent body, the PTA, Stu- Well done and thanks to everyone who numbers are established, Mrs. Alwi will dent Council and BIS staff. took part in the Jakarta Race on Sunday be able to give further details of the to- 2 September for Cancer Research. Many tal price and timetable of the trip. Please see Headlines on Website for students, parents and staff took part Adam Gordon more information. amidst a field of 4,500. Head of Performing Arts If you as a parent, teacher or student Paul Starkie Adam_Gordon@bis.or.id would like to be part of this new group, Head of Academics please contact: Paul_Starkie@bis.or.id Paul_Starkie@bis.or.id School Notices PTANewcomers’ Coffee Morning 8.00 – 10.30 am Friday, 28 September 2007 In the Foyer of BIS World Theatre Come and meet new parents or old friends, have a coffee and a chat and find out what’s going on! Co ffe eb yM RSVP er Louise 0811 184 563 de ka or Esti 0815 1046 0465 CALENDAR September September Mon 10 th Mon 17 nd- Tues 18 th Wed 19 th Sat 22 nd Music Lessons Start SEASAC Team Review Lunchtime Concert Saturday Swimming Programme Starts Wed 12 th Mon 17 nd- Fri 21 st Fri 21 st Mon 24 th Newcomers Meeting The Kamoro Tribe Mini Swim Meet Activities Starts Meet the Teacher New Students Review Week Evening Sports News Page 5 PHYSICAL EDUCATION sions have already begun and take place Pool Office. We are looking forward to from 2.30-3.30 every Tuesday & Thurs- an exciting year at the pool! All classes have begun and the students day. The priority senior sports until email@example.com have been made aware of the units of November are SEASAC volleyball and study and the rotation dates of these football. If you need further details please units for term 1. Our students are re- contact Peter Ferrier at Denis Clarke sponsible for ensuring that they have with firstname.lastname@example.org Director of Sport them all necessary clothing and equip- Denis_Clarke@bis.or.id ment for each class. These include hats PRIMARY SPORT (MATTHEW for outdoor units and water bottles for all units. DEEGAN) Activities News BOYS & GIRLS PHUKET FOOT- Water bottles & Hats ACTIVITIES SELECTION BALL TOURNAMENT Please continue to encourage your chil- FORMS FOR TERM 1 dren to bring water bottles and hats to 16 & 17 November PE and sports classes. They are vital for After the success of our U11 Boys team These are due in today Friday 7 Septem- health & safety and regarded as compul- – who won the competition last year – ber: sory items for class. we are hoping to expand our involve- Coca Cola League Football Teams Ramadhan ment in this annual tournament by also The Fasting Month is approaching and entering a junior boys’ team and a pri- If your child is interested in getting in- parents, students and teachers need to mary girls’ team. The BIS teams will be volved in this exciting league please en- discuss the individual needs of our fast- as follows: sure that the appropriate activity in the ing students during PE/sport. If your son Activities Booklet has been chosen. U11 BOYS – Years 5 & 6 Teams will begin training after school in or daughter is fasting please write a brief note to the appropriate PE teacher/ U9 BOYS – Years 3 & 4 the Activities time slot in term 1 in prepa- sports coach so that we are aware of ration for the start of the season in term your child’s needs during Ramadan. U11 GIRLS – Years 3/4/5/6 combined 2. There will also be an opportunity to compete in the BIS football tournament Athletics (Key Stage 3) If you are interested in your child being in November and for some age groups JIS Rob Weber Classis Twilight Meet Fri- considered for this exciting and fun event, at JIS in December. Please watch this day 28 September 3.20-9.00 it is essential that they are available on space for further details. WEDNESDAYS after school for trials We always take a large team to this event and practice. This tournament is not BIS Tennis Programme every year. It is a great evening. The linked to the Coca Cola league, or Pri- squad has been selected on last year’s mary FOBISSEA Games and those tak- If you or your child has an interest in performances, but should your child be ing part in Phuket are not obliged to tennis please have a look at our rede- interested in attending please contact participate in the other two events. For signed tennis programme in the Activi- Matthew Deegan in the PE Office or at a letter and application form including ties Booklet. Our tennis professionals, email@example.com costs, please contact Mr Deegan Francis, Vitch, and Boyette Tutanes will firstname.lastname@example.org in the PE be working daily at the school through- Tennis office. We are particularly interested in out the year. All are American certified, We are trying to increase the opportu- have many years of international coach- giving our girls an opportunity to chal- nity for tennis lovers to play tennis here ing experience and have worked within lenge themselves. at BIS. .If you have an interest in coach- Indonesia for a number of years. ing sessions for yourself or your child/ There has been much interest in this We have made the programme as flex- children, please read the article in Mark venture so far and we are now in the ible as possible and students, parents and Kelly’s Activities section. planning phase. Please make sure that friends can take lessons at our Bintaro SEASAC Volleyball and Football you contact me in the PE Office if you campus almost anytime from 6:30am to are interested in this opportunity ASAP. 6:00pm. All lessons can be negotiated as ‘Try outs’ continue and final teams will be selected soon. Information regarding groups or as individuals and prices can SWIMMING NEWS (GAYE be discussed with our coaching staff. the competitions will be circulated in due course. POCRNJA, DIRECTOR OF Evening coaching can also be arranged. SWIMMING) As the programme develops, it is our Under 16 Rugby (Boys) intension to offer tennis fixtures in or- We are running a development If you have any issues regarding the after der to challenge our students further. programme for boys in years 10 & 11 school swimming needs of your child/ who wish to play contact rugby. The ses- children after going through the Activi- ties Booklet, please contact me in the (Continued overleaf) Activities News Page 6 Whole School News (Continued from overleaf) Activities News you are in school or to call me on ext. 204 or by email Achita_Wareeth@bis.or.id if you have Lunch Next Week We hope to see both students and par- any questions. ents taking up this opportunity. For more information please contact me in the Ac- Achita Wareeth MONDAY 10 SEPT 07 tivities Office or at email@example.com Health Officer Cream of Potato - Rp 6500 Achita_Wareeth@bis.or.id Grilled Chicken w/ Black Pepper Sc, Potato Activities on line Gratin & Veg. - Rp 15000 When our new school website goes ‘on- Spaghetti Bolognese - Rp 16000 line’ it is our intension to make informa- tion and signing up for activities more Catering News Thai Pineapple Rice - Rp 12000 Cheese Croquette - Rp 7000 Chinese Spring Roll - Rp 6000 efficient and more user friendly. We will Chocolate Roll - Rp 6000 keep you informed of this in due course. TIPS TO PREPARE YOUR Mark Kelly CHILD’S LUNCH BOX TUESDAY 11 SEPT 07 Director of Activities Clear Vegetable w/ Macaroni - Rp 6500 Mark_Kelly@bis.or.id At BIS, our cafeteria provides food for Hot Dog w/ Bun, French Fries & snack and lunchtime. However, you may Coleslaw - Rp 15000 choose to prepare your own lunch box Tandoori Chicken w/ Briyani Rice & Vegetable Curry - Rp 16000 for your child if you wish. Medical News Large Noodles Vegetables Chow Mien - Rp 12000 There are endless food choices available Croque Monsieur - Rp 7000 Welcome to all new and old families at for lunch boxes. It can sometimes be dif- Vegetables Quiche - Rp 6000 the start of the new school year. I would ficult to decide! Foods should be simple Caramel Jelly Pudding - Rp 6000 like to tell you alittle bit about the medi- and easy to prepare, ready to eat and cal department. In the secondary medi- appetizing after several hours of storage WEDNESDAY 12 SEPT 07 cal room, which is located off the sec- in the lunch box. Cream of Mushroom - Rp 6500 ondary foyer towards the sports hall, is Beef Pie w/ Mashed Potato & Please see Headlines on Website for Carrots - Rp 16000 Nurse Susie. In the primary school there ideas. Sweet & Sour Fish w/ Rice & are two medical rooms. One located in Mix Vegetable - Rp 15000 the infant section and one in the junior Penne w/ Tomato & Bassil - Rp 12000 section. Nurse Rosiah is located in the Sari Putri Mexican Pizza - Rp 9000 junior medical room, which is located Catering Consultant Chicken Curry Puff - Rp 6000 between the performance hall and jun- Further info: firstname.lastname@example.org Lamington - Rp 5000 ior playground. Nurse Febby is in the Infant medical room, which is located THURSDAY 13 SEPT 07 behind the primary library. At Pondak Minestrone - Rp 6500 Indah Early Years Nurse Jasmine is on Grilled Chicken Leg Orange Sauce w/ Rice duty. Nurse Anggraini, a recent addition & Vegetable - Rp 15000 to the medical department will cover Banger w/ Mashed Potato & Peas - Rp 15000 early morning swimming training and Green Curry Vegetables w/ Saturday activities. Pilaf Rice - Rp 13000 Beef Patty in Bun - Rp 7000 At the moment we are busy updating all Risoles - Rp 5000 the students medical records. Please Fruits Tartlet - Rp 6000 send in the Annual Health Form for Returning Students. The form is cru- FRIDAY 14 SEPT07 cial for the medical department to up- Cream of Tomato - Rp 6500 date medical information and contact Beef Black Pepper w/ Potato & details. I appreciate your co-operation Vegetable - Rp 16000 on this matter. If you are new and Roasted Chicken Mustard Sc. w/ Potato have not already sent in your medi- Gratin & Vegetables - Rp 15000 cal card or physical examination Indonesian Egg Fried Rice w/ form, which must be performed by Crackers - Rp 12000 a GP, please send in as soon as pos- Chicken Quesadillas- Rp 7000 sible. Corn & Mayo Bread - Rp 5000 Banana & Chocolate Cake - Rp 6000 My office is located through the senior medical room. Do feel free to drop by if