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8-Week Parent Mindfulness Course

Registration is now open for the popular 8-Week Mindfulness Workshop with HS Counselor/Wellness Coordinator Lina Paumgarten.

Please register by filling out this registration form. Your registration will be confirmed by Lina personally in an email. The minimum number of students is 15 and the maximum is 25 people. Once your registration comes through, if you are not within the first 25 to register, you will be placed on a waiting list for anyone who drops out or for next semester.

Please check the dates before registering. Past participants have shared that when they are not present at the workshops, they do not feel as engaged and don't get as much out of the experience.

Session 1: Thursday, March 7, 7:45 - 9:30am
Session 2: Thursday, March 14, 7:45 - 9:30am
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Session 3: Thursday, March 28, 7:45 - 9:30am
Session 4: Wednesday, April 3, 7:45 - 9:30am (notice day change)
Session 5: Thursday, April 11, 7:45 - 9:30am
Session 6: Wednesday, April 17, 7:45 - 9:30am (notice day change)
Session 7: Thursday, April 25, 7:45 - 9:30am
Session 8: Thursday, May 2, 7:45 - 9:30am

Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019

NIDO WORKS SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

With 85 years of experience preparing students for a rapidly changing world, we know that early exposure to a variety of workplaces and careers gives student an edge in life after high school. We invite you to join Nido Works for Students or Nido Works for Graduates.

COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL AT NIDO DE AGUILAS

Attention Young Entrepreneurs! Would you like to learn how to get started on your next big venture? Nido is partnering with Columbia Business School from New York City to bring their faculty to Santiago for a one-time, week-long workshop in January that exposes students to the theory and practice of entrepreneurship and innovation.

CHARLA 'NIÑOS SECUESTRADOS POR PANTALLAS' I OCTUBRE 21

Únanse a nosotros para una charla especial con la experta Carolina Pérez sobre niños y teléfonos, tablets, videojuegos y otras pantallas. Aprenderán cómo estas afectan los cerebros de nuestros niños y cómo administrar la tecnología en su hogar. La charla es gratuita y será solo en español.

Shadow Day at Nido | October 15

Una de las mejores formas de familiarizarse con un lugar es experimentándolo de primera mano. Nido ofrecerá precisamente eso a través de su Shadow Day, el martes 15 de octubre.

CULTURAL WEDNESDAY: ROBERTO BRAVO & FRIENDS

Join us in this upcoming gala concert on October 2 at 7:00pm in the Theater as we journey through music from around the world. Maestro Roberto Bravo, Chile's most renowned pianist, and his musician friends will interpret pieces from Bach, Russian and Brazilian composers, some North American Jazz, and music from films.

Open House | OCTOBER 3

¿Te gustaría saber más de Nido? Invitamos a todos los apoderados a nuestro Open House, el jueves 3 de octubre a las 8:30am.

NEW MINDFULNESS COURSE FOR PARENTS

Lina Paumgarten, Nido HS Counselor and Wellness Coordinator, is once again offering her popular and valuable mindfulness courses to parents.

Chamber Music Fest 2019 Auditions

This year Nido will host its fourth Interscholastic Nido Chamber Music Fest 2019 on October 28 and 29. Registration opens on August 19 and ends on Friday, September 13, 2019. Those who register will receive more information about the event and auditions.


FIESTA HUASA | SEPTEMBER 7, 2019

Join us at our annual Fiesta Huasa event Saturday, September 7th, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Nido baseball field.

Nido Adult Soccer Academy 2019

Are you a Nido parent, alumni, or staff who loves to play soccer, but doesn't have a way to play? Join us on Mondays and Thursdays evenings, starting on August 19, for the Nido Adult Soccer Academy.

FORMER NIDO TEACHERS SAIL AROUND THE WORLD

Peter and Miranda Gorkiewicz, former Nido teachers, were recently featured on the cover of School Rubic's InterACT publication. Peter and Miranda loved their years at Nido de Aguilas and didn't leave for work at another school—but to accomplish their dream of sailing around the world!

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on their IBDP Results!

Congratulations Class of 2019! Nido's largest IB Diploma group in its history significantly outperformed their worldwide counterparts based on global averages of course grades, the IB core (EE, TOK and CAS) and their overall diploma score.


LINK CREW—NEW HIGH SCHOOL INITIATIVE

This year Nido's High School introduced a new initiative—the Link Crew—in order to better support the transition of students between Middle School and High School by connecting incoming freshmen with each other and a caring upperclassman from their very first day.

Third Grade Ecosystems Project Based Learning

During the fourth quarter, third grade students were involved in a collaborative and small group Ecosystems PBL (Project Based Learning). The project was integrated through reading, writing, art, and science which challenged students to answer, how can we as environmental stewards advocate for and help protect the biodiversity in ecosystems?

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