Seisen Firebird Returns to NASA

One of the Firebird Conrad teams - Firebird MEI have qualified in the top five teams of the Conrad Innovation Challenge and will compete at NASA in April.

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Seisen Firebird Returns to NASA

One of the Firebird Conrad teams - Firebird MEI have qualified in the top five teams of the Conrad Innovation Challenge and will compete at NASA in April.

It is with great honor and appreciation to let you know that one of the Firebird Conrad teams - Firebird MEI have qualified in the top five teams of the Conrad Innovation Challenge in the Health and Nutrition Category. They are invited to compete for the Pete Conrad Scholar medals at the 2019 Conrad Innovation Summit at Kennedy Space Center in Florida from April 23rd to 26th!

Congratulations to Firebird MEI members: Amana Fujikawa (11), Erika Robottom (11), Emi Sun (11), Mohanta Debangi (10) and Sofyani Tatipamula (10).
(See their pitch video at the bottom of this post.)

Also, congratulations to our Firebird SORA team for their hard work and innovative ideas on how to recycle trash in space. 

We are very proud of the girls!

You can see the full list of finalists on the Conrad Foundation website.
https://www.conradchallenge.org/2018-2019-conrad-challenge

More news to come. 

Thank you,

Teodor Nitu
Science Department Head

 

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KidZfest Tokyo: A Seisen Community Connection

A Seisen parent is organising a family festival on Feb 23 & 24th at Hikarie Shibuya.

Ms. Tenie Sangma, mother of Tanaya in Grade 8 is organising a family festival on Feb 23 & 24th at Hikarie Shibuya. The aim of this festival is to bring people together to help support NPOS that are doing remarkable work for children in Japan as well as raise important issues related to children and parenting.

www.kidzfest.tokyo

There will be entertainment, activities, play spaces as well as guest speakers.

Some of the highlights of the topics that would be relevant to most parents  & students are :

  • Parenting in a digital age  being presented by 聖泉大学 炭谷将史  

    Masashi Sumiya, Seisen University  & NPO, Playground of Hope.

  • Cultivating a Positive attitude through Sports by Olympic Badminton player, Shiota Reiko

Visit the website for more info and ticket availability.

www.kidzfest.tokyo

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A Workshop for Parents: How to Foster a Strong Connection & Promote Resilience during the “Tween” Years

Ms. Carnright will discuss the social and emotional aspects of adolescence, to include conflict resolution strategies, how to instill a “growth mindset,” and tips for how to engage with and support your daughter.

  1. Friday, February 8th
    PYP Coffee Morning For Grade 4-6 Parents
    8:45 - 9:45 
    in the Multi-Purpose Room: 

    "How to Foster a Strong Connection & Promote Resilience during the “Tween” Years: A Workshop for Parents"

    With the implementation of the Enhanced PYP, there is an increased focus on helping to build our student’s social, communication, and self-management skills. Parents can be instrumental in guiding their “tweens” during these early adolescent years, and assist their children in becoming better friends, students and self-advocates. During this workshop, Ms. Carnright will discuss the social and emotional aspects of adolescence, to include conflict resolution strategies, how to instill a “growth mindset,” and tips for how to engage with and support your daughter during this stage of development. This presentation will be targeted at parents with children in grades 4 to 6.

  2. In Addition, Grades 5 and 6 students will share their science knowledge and skills from their recent units of inquiry directly after the session from 10 to 11.

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