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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. New this year is an additional offering of a 4-week Advanced Mindfulness Workshop for those who have already completed the first 8-week workshop.

For those who want to learn more about mindfulness and why it may benefit you, please watch the video: Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower: An Animation - YouTube.


Parents OPTION 1 (Level 1):

8 WEEK MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP (8WMW) with 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 participants is 15 and the maximum number of participants is 25 people. Once your registration comes through, if you are not one of the first 25 registered, you will be placed on a waiting list for anyone who drops out or for next semester.

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

Parent Commitment Dates/Times:
8 Tuesdays Sept 24 - Nov 26 2019 (8:00 - 10:00am)
(excluding Nov 5 due to WWW in HS)

Registration Deadline: Friday September 6, 2019


Parents OPTION 2 (Level 2):

4 WEEK MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP ADVANCED (Level 2) with Lina Paumgarten

NOTE: Pre-requisite is the 8WMW completion with Lina Paumgarten.

Registration is now open for the newly created 4 Week Mindfulness Workshop ADVANCED (Level 2) 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 participants is 10 and the maximum number of participants is 25 people. Once your registration comes through, if you are not one of the first 25 registered, you will be placed on a waiting list for anyone who drops out or for next semester.

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

Parent Commitment Dates/Times:
First 4WMW round: 4 Thursdays, Sept 26 - Oct 17 2019 (8:00 - 9:30am)
Second 4WMW round: 4 Thursdays, Nov 14 - Dec 12 2019 (8:00 - 9:30am)
Note: You can choose to participate in both or either of the 2 rounds this semester.
If numbers are high, then participants will be limited to one session only.

Who can register:
This 4WMW Advanced Level 2 option is only open for Parents who have completed the pre-requisite 8WMW with Lina Paumgarten.

What to expect:
- Once a week Mindfulness group practice
- 1.5 hours each session
- You will be supported to start a project related to Wellness/Mindfulness that will impact the community in some way
- You will receive 4 weeks of group support as you start your project that will impact your community
- You can register for both or just one of the 4WMW Advanced Level 2 options

Registration Deadline: Friday September 6, 2019

Remember: Only parents who have completed the 8WMW with Lina Paumgarten are eligible to register for this 4WMW.

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?

New Sustainability Partnership with Eco-Lógica

With the goal of moving towards a more sustainable campus, Nido de Aguilas is pleased to announce its new partnership with Eco-Lógica. Eco-Lógica works with many major organizations in a variety of industries, and Nido will be their first school partner.

NPA BOARD FOR 2019-2020

The 2019-2020 NPA Board was elected at the annual general meeting held on Thursday, May 16th 2019.

NIDO TEACHERS CONDUCT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN CONCEPCION

Six teachers from Nido de Aguilas recently traveled to Concepción to provide professional development to over 60 teachers from the BioBió region as a part of the Teachers' Academy, an initiative formed by the national plan English in English.

CHARLA PUC: Salud Mental en Niños y Adolescentes

El miércoles 15 de mayo llevaremos a cabo la charla en español Salud Mental en Niños y Adolescentes: Factores Protectores e Indicadores de Riesgo, llevada a cabo por la Dra. Nicole Vásquez de la Unidad de Trauma y Disociación, Departamento de Psiquiatría, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Este charla es gratuita y abierta al público de Chile (educadores y apoderados).

Shadowing Day | 14 de mayo

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 14 de mayo.

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