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Merry Christmas 2014

An exciting and successful 2014 is coming to an end. Therefore we would like to take a look back at the many events that shaped ISR this year.

Thank you to the whole ISR community for your trust and for standing by us. We look forward to a successful 2015 with all of you!

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Beauty and the Beast Marionette Theater

Grade 1–4 students were delighted to witness the marionette show held at ISR. On 11th December, Mr. Alexander Betov presented the marionette show of Beauty and the Beast. Mr. Betov is an award-winning puppet master and a tenor in the Krefeld-Mönchengladbach theatre.

Grade 1–4 students and their parents enjoyed the lively show, complete with beautiful scenery and colourful puppets. Thank you to Ms. Heather Sprague for organizing this event.

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DEG Ice Hockey Game

On Friday 180 pupils, teachers and parents actively supported our official partner, the DEG, at a game against the Sabo Ice Tigers from Nürnberg. As part of our partnership, the DEG offered a behind-the-scenes tour where students could watch the players warm up.

It was exciting to watch the DEG team fight and win! Among the ISR pupils are the children of player Rob Collins.

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Guestspeaker Mr. Jupp Kerckerinck zur Borg – “Sharkprotect e. V.”

On Tuesday, 16th December, ISR has the pleasure of welcoming Mr. Jupp Kerckerinck zur Borg, founder of “Sharkprotect e. V.”, a German non-profit organization focused on educating people on the importance of sharks’ role in the ocean habitat. He is also an author and president of The Shark Research Institute, a non-profit scientific research organization in the U.S. that conducts research and promotes the conservation of sharks.

He is excited to present to ISR students from Grade 3 to Grade 12 in different sessions on Tuesday, 16th December.

Students, teachers and parents are looking forward to the event.

Breakfast with Santa Claus

The American Women’s Club of Düsseldorf welcomes you to its Annual Breakfast with Santa Claus. Come join us on Nikolaus day, Saturday December 6th at 11 am for a family morning full of holiday crafts, music, and of course the man in red, Santa Claus. Children will be able to tell Santa what they wish for Christmas and parents can take pictures of their kids with him.

Attendees are asked to please bring a dish or drinks to share to contribute to this “pot-luck” tradition. The cost is 8 € per person, kids under 3 are free. (5 € if you are a AWCD member.) To buy tickets, please email Charmaine Kemeny (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or visit her in the ISR Marketing Office. Tickets will also be sold at the Coffee Morning next Friday, December 5th. We look forward to seeing you there!

Alumni Reception

2014 Alumni Reception, scheduled to take place in the library at 3:30 on 18 December. The alumni will engage in a moderated panel discussion but will also be available for individual conversations. Grade 11 and 12 students will attend, as well as some upper school teachers.

The community of the “new” ISR is looking forward to meeting you :)

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Halloween 2014 – Trunk-or-Treat

ISR’s first ever Halloween Trunk-or-Treat party organized by SLO® and ID for grades 1-6 was a huge success! Around 10 car trunks were creatively decorated by parents and SLO® students with sticky spider webs, spooky skeletons and creepy creatures meant to both scare and entertain those who dared to “trick-or-treat” for a Halloween goodie. The Halloween party continued in the cafeteria with fun games, unique and interestingly carved pumpkins, food and beverages.

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