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Headmaster Transition

The Board of Directors at the International School Nido de Aguilas has announced that Dr. Ralph Maurer will be departing Nido with his family in December 2017 to relocate to the United States. Dr. Maurer will be joining Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida as Head of School-Elect in January 2018 and as Head of School beginning July 2018. During Dr. Maurer's tenure he began a strategic planning process resulting in Nido's new and ambitious mission, vision, and core values. From this, the School embarked on a series of transformational initiatives that have positioned Nido as an example in Chile and in international education. We appreciate his leadership and wish him and his family all of the best in their next venture.

Nido is pleased to announce that David Perry has been appointed Acting Headmaster, effective January 2018. David is currently Assistant Headmaster and High School Principal at Nido. David arrived at Nido on July 2014, was Co-chair of the NEASC Accreditation Committee, worked hand-in-hand with current Headmaster Dr. Ralph Maurer on the Strategic Planning process, and has been an active participant in the deployment of the initiatives that are currently shaping and transforming our School. His leadership experience at the School, knowledge of our School culture, commitment to current initiatives and close work with Dr. Maurer and the Board, will enable him to lead in carrying forward the important work already put into motion.

Paul Petit, current Assistant High School Principal, has been appointed Interim High School Principal for Semester 2 of the 2017-2018 academic year. Paul has served as Assistant High School Principal at Nido since 2014, and was previously the Principal of Colegio Internacional Puerto La Cruz in Venezuela.

High School Principal Announcement

Nido recently conducted a worldwide search to select a High School Principal for the 2018-2019 academic year and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kate McKenna to the position of High School Principal beginning in July 2018.

Financial Aid for 2018-2019

We are pleased to announce the application period for Nido's financial aid program is now open for families wishing to apply for the 2018-2019 school year.

Headmaster Transition

The Board of Directors at the International School Nido de Aguilas has announced that Dr. Ralph Maurer will be departing Nido with his family in December 2017, and Assistant Headmaster and High School Principal David Perry will become Acting Headmaster.

Nido Featured by WIDA

Nido was the focus school of the month in WIDA's November newsletter. Several faculty members at Nido have actively participated in WIDA research for developing new tools to further guide instruction and assessment with early learners in international settings.

Improv Show & Drama Fest

This week will feature two events showcasing a semester's work from several Drama classes.

Chamber Music Fest 2017

Nido de Aguilas to pleased to present the 2nd annual Chamber Music Fest on November 21 and 22.

Light Up the Night 2017

Whether you're currently in the Nido Community or not, ALL are invited to Nido's annual community walk for cancer, Light up the Night on Friday, December 1, 2017, 8:00 pm to midnight.

NPA Staff Appreciation Lunch

Last Friday, November 3rd, we celebrated the Staff Appreciation Lunch, hosted by the Nido Parent Association.

Outdoor Education in the EYS

Throughout the year the EYS has different learning opportunities that allow students and teachers to utilize the back hills of Nido's campus to extend the learning to the outdoors.

Kermess 2017

The entire Nido community is invited to Kermess, our largest event of the year, on Saturday, November 18, 11:00am - 4:30pm.


HS Principal Candidate Meeting

Parents are invited to meet the first candidate for High School Principal this Thursday, October 26 from 3:15-4:00pm in Room 16.

Nido Music Fest Results

Last week we welcomed students from 16 different schools to perform for Nido Music Fest.

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