School Newsletter: Friday, January 13, 2017
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Assalamu Alaikum Dear Parents,

We are currently finishing off our 2nd week of the Unit of Inquiry titled "How We Express Ourselves". Students are really engaged in the content being taught from poetry and spoken word in Grade 4 to Japanese culture in Grade 5/6 to Fables & Folktale writing in Grade 2 and even the language of advertising in Grade 3.  

The inquiry in the homeroom class is also connected to their Quran, Islamic Studies, and Arabic courses.  For example, students in Level 1 Arabic (Gr 4-6) are studying Arabic poetry while their counterparts in Level 2 Arabic (Gr 4-6) will be exploring Japanese culture and writing about it in Arabic. In Quran, Grades 3 - 6 are currently memorizing and studying the tafseer of Surat Al-Hujurat, Surat Mariam, and Surat Al-Rahman.  They are exploring concepts related to the homeroom subjects.  For example, how poetry was used by both the companions and the disbelievers to spread messages about the Prophet and Islam, how Allah (swt) paints a beautiful canvas of all His blessings in Surat Al-Rahman using descriptive language, how rhyme scheme affects the way Surat Mariam is recited, and how in Surat Al-Hujurat Allah (swt) explains the importance of diversity and knowing one another.  All these trans-disciplinary links show our students how our world is connected both physically and spiritually. 

To learn more about what your child is learning, please be sure to read the teacher's UOI newsletters and/or visit ManageBac for detailed descriptions of our daily classroom activities.

Jazakumu Allahu Khayran. Assalamu Alaikum,

Rasha El-Haggan
Head of School

2017-2018 Re-enrollment Dates

Re-enrollment for next year is ongoing.  We are so happy and blessed by Allah (SWT) that so many of our parents have already committed to next year.  Jazakumu Allahu Khayran!  Please remember the below dates
  • Re-enrollment: Jan 2 - Jan 15 (the last day for exclusive access to re-enrollment)
  • Sibling New Admissions: Jan 16 - Feb 5
  • New Student Admissions: Starts Feb 6

Sibling New Admission

Sibling new admission starts Monday, January 16.  Since this access to our admissions system is exclusive to our current parents, the link for admissions will not be available on our website.  If you are interested in applying for another child in your household, please access the Admissions Site via this link.  Since school is out on Monday, I would suggest that you call on Tuesday the 17th to schedule the MAP test appointments as well as the Visiting day.

2017-2018 Financial Aid

Financial Aid has been available for the past week.  Please remember that the first Financial Aid Priority Deadline is February 15 with award letter responses being sent out by March 15.  


Admissions Referral Incentive

To help us reach our admissions goal for next year, we are announcing an Admissions referral incentive.  Current TA Families can receive $250 dollars off their family's total tuition for each new student who signs a tuition agreement.  The new family will also receive a reciprocated $250 off their whole tuition if they sign a tuition agreement. The new family must name the family/person who referred them in their TADS application before enrollment. Please help spread the word about TA!  Insha'Allah it'll be a win-win all around. 

School Wide Spelling Bee

Insha'Allah the school wide spelling bee will be held on Thursday, January 19 at 10 am sharp. Parents are more than welcome to attend the event. The school will have two categories for the Spelling Bee: 1st - 3rd Grade and 4th - 6th Grade. 

Grade 3 Bake Sale

Tarbiyah Academy has been invited to have a bake sale at the Mafiq Essay Competition event on January 28.  Grade 3 students will be providing bake sale items.  Help Grade 3 raise funds for their classroom needs by volunteering to bring in a dessert item.  

Box Tops Collection Sheets

Keep sending in your Boxtops so you can help us reach our goal of collecting $500!

Discovery Day for Potential Parents

We continue to host our Discovery Day events for potential parents. We host Discovery Day once a month on Wednesdays.  The next Discovery Day is Wednesday, February 8 @ 11am  Please help us by forwarding the below flier to family and friends.
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