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Audition for Nido Music Fest by September 25

Students from Nido and across Chile are invited to audition for Nido Music Fest, an event on October 12th and 13th celebrating pop and rock music from local solo artists and bands from 6th to 12th grade. This event provides an opportunity for young artists to express themselves through music, learn from professional musicians during workshops and critiques, win prizes, and promote community building among schools in Chile.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Review the festival's General Rules and Guidelines. Make sure the song you choose is in the pop or rock genre and its lyrics are appropriate for all audiences.
  2. Send your video audition, backing track (for soloists), and the completed registration form. You must send all files by September 25, 2017.
  3. The finalists who will perform live at Nido Music Fest will be selected on September 29. An email will be sent to all those who applied with the list of the finalists.

We are looking forward to your video audition—show us your best performance! All questions and submissions should be directed to musicfest@nido.cl.

See CNN coverage of NMF in 2015 here and Nido's video of last year's event here.



NIDO ADULT SOCCER ACADEMY

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 beginning March 12 for the Nido Adult Soccer Academy.

Welcome Back from MS Principal Shawe

I trust that your child enjoyed the summer break – traveling, reading (I hope!), sleeping a bit later – and that she/he returns home this week with a huge smile about the start of the new semester.

Welcome Back from ES Principal James

I am eager to greet students and families on the first day and hear all about the memories that were made during the summer vacation.

Welcome Back from EYS Principal Cota

I hope that you all had a wonderful summer of spending time with family, relaxing and reconnecting with one another in a rejuvenating environment.

NIDO PLACES 20TH IN CHILE'S PSU RANKING

The 21 National Plan students who recently sat for the PSU (Prueba de Selección Universitaria) earned Nido the 20th spot in the top 100 schools in Chile for PSU rankings.

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.

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