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03 April 2018

STEAM Summer Boot Camp at Concordia

Our Motto: Character First, the Pathway to Excellence!

Welcome to the 1st Summer Boot Camp in Hanoi, Vietnam! Join PointAve’s educators who will impart their growth mindset to guide your children to combine their passions with perseverance and develop personal grit.
Who:
Grades K – 4 (Ages 5 – 9): Day Option
Grades 5 – 12 (Ages 10 – 18): Boarding Option
When:
Session 1: Sun, 17 Jun – Sat, 7 Jul 2018 (3 weeks)
Session 2: Sun, 8 Jul – Sat, 28 Jul 2018 (3 weeks)
Where:
Van Tri Golf Club & Concordia International School – Hanoi, Vietnam
Why:
1) Engage in leadership, teambuilding, public speaking, and other critical academic
learning opportunities; further explore interests with passionate, experienced mentors.
2) Promote a healthy lifestyle through daily physical exercise led by professional
trainers.
3) Master time management and self-discipline through an action packed schedule.
4) Enhance social dexterity and emotional intelligence through problem solving and
reflection.


Academic Offerings

Grades K – 4: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Kinder
Grades K – 4: English Learning Camp
Grades 5-8: Middle School Essay Writing
Grades 5-8: Life Coaching – 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
Grades 5-8: Debate, Public Speaking, and Dramatic Storytelling
Grades 9-12: High School Essay Writing
Grades 9-12: ACT and SAT Preparation
Grades 9-12: Debate, Public Speaking, and Dramatic Storytelling

Inquiries and RSVP to: contact@pointavenue.com

Please download the brochure on course listings in English here



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03 April 2018

STEAM Summer Boot Camp at Concordia

Our Motto: Character First, the Pathway to Excellence! Welcome to the 1st Summer Boot Camp in Hanoi, Vietnam! Join PointAve’s educators who will impart their growth mindset to guide your children to combine their passions with perseverance...

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19 March 2018

World University Fair 2018

Concordia Hanoi World University Fair Information 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

3:30-6:00 pm

@Concordia International School

Fair Schedule:

Workshop #1 : 3:30-3:50 pm on the third floor 

Workshop #2: 3:55-4:15pm on the third floor 

Workshop #3: 4:20-5:00pm on the third floor 

Table Visits: 5:00-6:00pm in the gym on the second floor


Workshop Schedule

3:30-3:50 pm: Workshop #1 (20 minutes)

Title

Presenter

Room

US Higher Education Exploring “Liberal Arts & Science” Colleges & Holistic Admissions

Megan Ames, NYU-Abu Dhabi

307

European University Options

Parker Siddall, Bocconi University & Phuong Vu, Modul University Vienna

306

International Programs in Bangkok

Anchalee Jansen, Srinakharinwirot University

305

3:55-4:15pm: Workshop #2 (20 minutes)

Title

Presenter

Room

Uni in the UK

Sarah Crack, Goldsmiths, University of London & Hoa Pham, University of Gloucestershire

307

Studying in Hong Kong

Alison Chan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong & Ada Chau, The Education University of Hong Kong

306

Studying in Australia

Claire Bingley, University of Melbourne

305

Studying in Sweden

Anna-Klara Lindeborg & Phuong Luong, Uppsala University

304

4:20-5:00 pm: Workshop #3 (40 minutes)

Title

Presenter

Room

Liberal Arts & Sciences Universities

Gianna Succi, The American University of Rome & Kathleen Simenson, Saint Anselm College

307

Sports in US Universities

JP Yates, University of Akron & Megan Mankerian, Creighton University

306

Choosing your “best fit” US university

Jared Fuller, Baylor University & Eliza Plous , Loyola Marymount University Chicago

305

US Mock Admissions Session

Aaron Mayo, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

304

What do they want from me?! How to balance academics & extracurriculars

Nathan Jones, Temple University

303

Careers in the Hospitality Industry

Vicky Truong, Glion & Le Roche

302

What Next? After graduation in the US...

Jason Chung, Dallas Baptist University

325

Qualities of an entrepreneur: studying business and entrepreneurship

Fernanda Sierra , IE University - Spain

308

“Progression of Life” and study opportunities in South Africa

Tshidiso Konese, University of Johannesburg

326

University Participants:

University

Location

Arizona State University

Arizona, USA

Ashoka University

Delhi-NCR,India

Australian Institute of Music (AIM)

Sydney, Melbourne Australia

Azusa Pacific University

California, USA

Baldwin Wallace University

Ohio USA

Baylor University

Texas, USA

Bocconi University

Milan, Italy

California State University East Bay

California, USA

Cedar Crest University

Pennsylvania, USA

Chatham University

Pennsylvania, USA

Colby-Sawyer College

New Hampshire, USA

Community College of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania, USA

Concordia University Nebraska

Nebraska, USA

Creighton University

Nebraska, USA

Dallas Baptist University

Texas, USA

Denison University

Ohio, USA

Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL)

Lausanne, Switzerland

Fairleigh Dickinson University

New Jersey, USA

Full Sail University

Florida, USA

Glion & Les Roches Institution

Switzerland

Goldsmiths, University of London

London, UK

Hawai'i Pacific University

Hawaii, USA

IE University

Spain

Kent State University

Ohio, USA

Lake Forest College

Illinois, USA

Lebanon Valley College

Pennsylvania, USA

Loyola Marymount University

California USA

Loyola University Chicago

Illinois, USA

Lycoming University

Pennsylvania, USA

Modul University Vienna

Austria

Northern Kentucky University

Kentucky, USA

Norwich University

Vermont USA

NYU-Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma, USA

Plymouth State University

New Hampshire, USA

Robert Morris University

Pennsylvania, USA

Saint Anselm College

New Hampshire, USA

Slippery Rock University

Pennsylvania, USA

Srinakharinwirot University

Bangkok, Thailand

SSTH: Swiss School of Tourism & Hospitality

Switzerland

Temple University

Pennsylvania, USA

The American University of Rome

Rome, Italy

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

The Education University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

The University of Akron

Ohio, USA

University of Gloucestershire

Cheltenham, UK

University of Greenwich

London & Kent, UK

University of Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Texas, USA

University of Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia

University of Missouri

Missouri, USA

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Nebraska, USA

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Nebraska, USA

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nebraska, USA

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

North Carolina, USA

University of South Alabama

Alabama, USA

University of Tennessee

Tennessee, USA

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Wisconsin, USA

Uppsala University

Sweden

Valparaiso University

Indiana, USA

West Chester University

Pennsylvania, USA

Wheaton College

Illinois, USA

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19 March 2018

World University Fair 2018

Concordia Hanoi World University Fair Information 2018 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 3:30-6:00 pm @Concordia International School Fair Schedule: Workshop #1 : 3:30-3:50 pm on the third floor  Workshop #2: 3:55-4:15pm on the third floor  Workshop #3: 4:20-5:00pm on the third...

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01 November 2017

Concordia Elementary Thanksgiving Potluck

Thank you to our elementary parents for providing food for the Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch. Please see the following times and days your ES child will celebrate.

Preschool Monday 20th 11-11:45

Reception Tuesday 21st 11-11:45. 
Grade 3 Tuesday 21st 12-12:45

Grade 1 Wednesday 22nd 11-11:45. 
Grade 4 Wednesday 22nd 12-12:45

Grade 2 Thursday 23rd 11-11:45. 
Grade 5 Thursday 23rd 12-12:45

-Parents please arrive at least 15 minutes before your child's scheduled lunch in order to set up your dish
-NO NUTS in any dishes, please!
-Remember to bring your food ready to serve, including the serving spoon/utensil.
-Please put a label on the dish: Name of Food, Country, Your name (so we can return your dish)
-Concordia will provide plates, cutlery, cups, and drinks. 

I always love events like this as it highlights our diversity in such a beautiful way. There is nothing like having rice served along with potatoes and traditional green bean casseroles served up with Vietnamese spring rolls. Please feel free to be creative and celebrate your home culture by sharing a dish for all of us to experience. 

Thank you for being a part of such an amazing community. Please feel free to email me anytime if you have questions, comments, or concerns. 

Jamie Edwards
PSO coordinator (pso@concordiahanoi.org)

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01 November 2017

Concordia Elementary Thanksgiving Potluck

Thank you to our elementary parents for providing food for the Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch. Please see the following times and days your ES child will celebrate.Preschool Monday 20th 11-11:45Reception Tuesday 21st 11-11:45. Grade 3...

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06 October 2017

Student Individual and Class Yearbook Photos: October 16-20

The week of October 16-20, our Concordia students will be taking their individual and class group photos. Please make sure your child is in uniform for their photos and you will be informed of the specific photo day(s) via your child’s homeroom teacher. Photo package order deadline will be November 10 and prints will be delivered on November 24. Please see this flyer for prices, packages, and more information.

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06 October 2017

Student Individual and Class Yearbook Photos: October 16-20

The week of October 16-20, our Concordia students will be taking their individual and class group photos. Please make sure your child is in uniform for their photos and you will be informed...

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21 August 2017

SAT Prep Course

SAT Prep Course for Concordia Students

Beginning in September, Concordia International School Hanoi is proud to host AEG Vietnam, who will be offering an intensive SAT Preparation Course for grades 10, 11, and 12. This course will provide updates about the new SAT format and provide students with the skills needed for success.  For more information and to register for the course, please contact AEG.:  

Ms. Huyen at huyen@aegvietnam.com or 0234-762-2375

Duration: September 13-November 29

Schedule: Wednesdays 3.15-5.15 (20 Hours)

Location: Concordia International School Hanoi

Tuition: VND 12,800,000

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21 August 2017

SAT Prep Course

SAT Prep Course for Concordia Students Beginning in September, Concordia International School Hanoi is proud to host AEG Vietnam, who will be offering an intensive SAT Preparation Course for grades 10, 11, and 12....

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23 May 2017

Slam Dunk Basketball Summer Camp and Concordia

The Slam Dunk U.S. Coaches Basketball Camp is at Concordia this summer!  The camp will be hosted in Concordia' state-of-the-art gymnasium featuring Trinity-Pawlings Head Basketball Coach, Bill Casson, along with other U.S. Coaches and players.

Venue: Concordia International School Hanoi

Who: Middle & High School Boys and Girls

Date: July 17-28

Cost: 25,000,000 VND

Camp includes conditioning, contests, games, daily prizes, and a tournament. This camp is open to the Hanoi community.  For more information, please contact huyen@aegvietnam.com or call (04) 3762 2375.

About Coach Bill Casson: 

As the current coach of the Trinity-Pawling School in New York, Bill Casson has been leading his team "the Pride: to the New England Tournament 10 times for 12 years, willing it all in 2005 as well as runner up finish in 2004. Under his coaching, "the Pride" has also won 7 Tri-State League titles and 6 Founders league titles.  in 32 years of prep school coaching, Casson has over 470 wins and has placed over 120 players in US Colleges of all levels. 

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Tagged: Hanoi, Summer School, Basketball Camp, Summer camp, Sports camp

23 May 2017

Slam Dunk Basketball Summer Camp and Concordia

The Slam Dunk U.S. Coaches Basketball Camp is at Concordia this summer!  The camp will be hosted in Concordia' state-of-the-art gymnasium featuring Trinity-Pawlings Head Basketball Coach, Bill Casson, along with other U.S. Coaches and...

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11 April 2017

Elementary Spirit Week: April 24-28

As a way to celebrate all things Concordia and build community, our Elementary students will have a special ‘free dress’ week as follows:

Monday: Class Color Day

Tuesday: Twinsie Tuesday

Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday

Thursday: Sporty Thursday (wear athletic clothes or sports team uniforms)

Friday: I Have a Dream Friday (what you want to be when you grow up)


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11 April 2017

Elementary Spirit Week: April 24-28

As a way to celebrate all things Concordia and build community, our Elementary students will have a special ‘free dress’ week as follows: Monday: Class Color Day Tuesday: Twinsie Tuesday Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday Thursday: Sporty Thursday (wear...

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01 December 2016

Marine Research Project, June 2017

Dear Students in Grades 6–12, Parents, and Teachers,

This year’s information and signup meeting for Concordia’s Marine Research Program will be held on Tuesday evening, December 6, 2016, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  The Marine Research program trains students to scuba dive in order to conduct marine research.  Scientists at REEF CHECK, an environmental organization dedicated to preserving the oceans’ reefs, will use marine research taken during a ten-day trip to Thailand to help track the health of the oceans’ reefs. 

During this program, students will become certified PADI Open Water Divers (if not already certified), PADI Advanced Open Water Divers (If not already certified), and become certified to collect scientific data for REEF CHECK.  Returning divers will have the opportunity to advance their diving skills by taking specialty courses.  During the ten days in Thailand collecting data on the health of the reef, students will complete 25–30 dives.  Nine of these days will be spent onboard ship.  

If interested, please join us for more information and a registration forms on:

  • Tuesday evening, December 6, 2016.
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Ciputra (First floor meeting room of L1 Tower)
  • Items for discussion—
    • Training
    • Expectations
    • Timeline
    • Cost
    • The scientific Study
    • Other questions

If you have any questions regarding this program or are interested in participating, please contact Mr. Umphenour.

 Please note students must be at least 12 years old by June 11, 2017, to be eligible.

Sincerely,

Mr. Terry Umphenour

Program Coordinator 

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01 December 2016

Marine Research Project, June 2017

Dear Students in Grades 6–12, Parents, and Teachers, This year’s information and signup meeting for Concordia’s Marine Research Program will be held on Tuesday evening, December 6, 2016, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  The Marine...

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17 November 2016

Merry Thanksgiving!

Concordia is excited to invite all of our families on campus for a combined celebration of THANKSGIVING and CHRISTMAS.  All Concordia students and their families are invited to join, just make sure to register your family for the event so we know how many people to plan for (sign up coming soon!).  A delicious community meal will be provided by the school and the Upper School Drama troupe will be performing twice- before and after the community lunch.  Couple that with a great campus to enjoy and we are looking forward to a really wonderful family day out.

Saturday, December 10 at the Concordia Campus

  • 9:40am  Bus Shuttles TO Concordia
  • 10:30am First Performance of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 
  • 11:30am- 1:30pm Community Lunch Provided by Concordia/ Family Activities/ Christmas Caroling
  • 1:30pm- Bus Shuttles FROM Concordia
  • 1:30pm Second Performance of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 
  • 3:15pm Bus Shuttles FROM Concordia

Free bus transportation will be provided by the school.

Please REGISTER HERE for lunch and bus.

There will be plenty of seating and tables but feel free to bring blankets and folding chairs to make you feel like a real day outdoors.  School will also provide drinks and we encourage families to help us protect the environment by bringing your own reusable water bottles as all the taps on campus provide filtered drinking water.

Thanksgiving/ Christmas Feast Menu:

Parents- please plan to bring a dessert or sweet treat to share.  Even better if it is something from your home country!

Meat table:

  • Roasted garlic and caramelized onion stuffed pork loin w/ dijon pan sauce
  • Pineapple Clove roasted Ham
  • Five spice marinated chicken with soy honey gravy

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Sides table:

  • Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
  • Caesar Salad
  • Roasted Stuffed eggplant
  • Sauteed Napa cabbage with mushrooms
  • Kim Chi Fried Rice

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Drink Table:

  • Passionfruit, grape, and kumquat punch
  • Hot Cider Black tea
  • Eggnog


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17 November 2016

Merry Thanksgiving!

Concordia is excited to invite all of our families on campus for a combined celebration of THANKSGIVING and CHRISTMAS.  All Concordia students and their families are invited to join, just make sure to register your...

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10 November 2016

Concordia Golf Wednesdays

Introducing a fun way to spend your Wednesdays across the street from the Concordia campus.  With a Concordia Official Parent Certificate plus an official photo identification, Concordia parents, faculty, and staff have access to 18 holes of golf, a bucket of balls at the driving range, and a golf cart with a caddie at the Van Tri Golf Club on Wednesdays for only $85USD/ VND1,912,500. Parents must schedule a tee time with The Van Tri Golf Course prior to requesting their Concordia parent certificate to golf at a discount on Wednesdays.

The Van Tri Golf Club is the first exclusively private golf estate in Vietnam. The clubhouse amenities include a main dining room serving International cuisine and a high standard of service that is expected of a private members’ Golf Club.  The Van Tri Golf Club is restricted to only 400 members.

Make your golf reservation today by emailing Van Tri Golf Glub here and email Mrs. Kim Stephens in the Concordia Admissions office to get your Official Parent Certificate.

Happy Golfing!


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10 November 2016

Concordia Golf Wednesdays

Introducing a fun way to spend your Wednesdays across the street from the Concordia campus.  With a Concordia Official Parent Certificate plus an official photo identification, Concordia parents, faculty, and staff have access...

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