Word On the Curb: Eisenstadts

October 17th, 2018

Where are you living and where do Spencer and Holly attend school? We just moved to Panama City! The first couple months we were in Las Lajas, Chiriqui, Panama in a small village near the beach. Spencer and Holly went to the village school. Las lajas has maybe 3,500 people in it and is mostly Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window into the Classroom

October 17th, 2018

Students Taking Action Student-initiated action is integral to MIS and the IB Program learning process as well as to our overarching outcome of international-mindedness. Through taking individual and collective action, students come to understand the responsibilities associated with being internationally minded and to appreciate the benefits of working with others for a shared purpose. Action can take Read More »

2/3 Multiage Unit of Inquiry

October 12th, 2018

Window into the Classroom The 2/3 multiage classrooms have embraced the idea of inquiry through their study of how geography can connect us and our communities. Using a variety of sources and materials, students learned about a specific country and how to find information using maps. Miriam’s class is featured and she explains how her inquiry workshop Read More »

Middle School Sports

October 3rd, 2018

MIS Middle School Soccer Team Update: We finished another solid week of soccer yesterday at Lolo, winning the game 2-0. We also beat Hellgate 8-1 on Wednesday bringing our season record to 4-0-1, 4 wins, 0 losses and 1 tie. Our next game is Monday 10/8 against Hellgate at the Duncan Field, 4:00-5:00. We also Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

September 26th, 2018

Teacher Feature: Patricia Cano  Patricia is a 2/3 Multiage Teacher and PYP coordinator. She has been with us for over 15 years. Here she shares her perspective on what Spanish Immersion looks like at MIS. At MIS students are exposed to authentic written, visual and oral materials in Spanish. They have choices to learn about Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

September 20th, 2018

Window Into the Classroom: 4/5 Multiage – Life Changes We interviewed Fischer, a fourth grader, and Myla a fifth grader to learn more about their unit of inquiry. Fischer, what are you studying in your unit of inquiry this month? Fischer: We are talking about changes that have happened in our life like a new Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

September 12th, 2018

  Meet the Amity Interns! Lucia Verduguez I sat down with Lucia, who is from Toledo, to learn more about how she is spending her time here in Montana and how it compares to her home. J: Tell me a little about your family and where you grew up? What do you like to do in Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

September 7th, 2018

Middle School Camping Trip to Flathead Lake The middle school community enjoyed a beautiful opening retreat up at Flathead Lake! The group arrived on Thursday morning and spent time getting to know one another through games, including the famed Gaga Ball. The kids then got themselves into cabins, making sure to group up with representatives Read More »

Weekly Feature: Teacher Feature

August 29th, 2018

Rodrigo Peces John: Rodrigo! Welcome to MIS. We are excited to have you on the team, and I’m looking forward to working with you in the afterschool programs. J: My first question is, where are you from? Rodrigo: I am from a small town near Toledo province of Castilla – La Mancha. Toledo is in central Read More »

Weekly Feature: Teacher Feature

August 17th, 2018

Teacher Feature: Ismara Partidas I sat down with Ismara Paritdas to get a better understanding of where she is from and what she has studied. John: Hey Ismara, welcome to the MIS Community, I want to first ask where you are from? Ismara: The capital of Venezuela, Caracas. J: How did you hear about MIS? Read More »

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