News and Announcements

Fall Break - October 21 - 25

17 Oct, 2019
Dear ISL Community, We hope you will enjoy the fall break together with your kids! School will resume on Monday, October 28, 2019! Read more

13th Annual ISL Food Drive

11 Oct, 2019
We can make a difference and help families in need. Help us collect food for families in need throughout Latvia so they can celebrate Latvian Independence Day with a festive meal! October 9th -November 8th 2019. Read more

Photo Re-take Day - November 1

11 Oct, 2019
Photo Re-take Day! A professional photo company “Fotoangels” will come to ISL on November 1 to individual student photos of those who are new to ISL and who didn't got a chance to get their photos done at the original session. Families will be able to sign their children up for sibling photos, i.e. brother and sister photos. Please contact Front Desk, if you would like to have sibling photos taken. Please sign the permission slip and return it to your child’s teacher or the Front Desk by Monday, October 28! Read more

ISL Scholastic Book Club

01 Oct, 2019
Dear Parents, The ISL Scholastic Book Club (online book fair) is back and will take place from October 4-18! Read more

Parent Session - Social Emotional Learning at ISL

23 Sep, 2019
Social-emotional learning is the process of developing the self-awareness, self-control, and interpersonal skills that are vital for school, work, and life success. At ISL we intentionally integrate social-emotional learning throughout our programs and is the foundation of Responsive Classroom in the Elementary School and our Advisory Program in the Secondary School. Please join us in a parent information session to explore what social-emotional learning is, its benefits, and ideas for parents to connect the SEL themes at home. Our school counselor, Allison O’Sullivan and our learning support teacher, Rachel Kayce will be presenting in the Media Center on Tuesday, October 8th at 8:45-9:45am. Read more

Parent Session - Study in the USA

23 Sep, 2019
October 9 @ 12:30 in ISL Media Center Interested in learning more about the United States as a study destination? Please join Ms. Elisabeth O'Connell, leader of the International Admissions team at the University of Pennsylvania, as she shares her perspective on why the US is still the world's #1 study destination of international students. We will be looking at common myths and misconceptions, and discussing the many benefits of the US Higher Education landscape. Ms. O'Connell is a thirty year veteran of the field of international admissions and a true leader in the field, serving as part of the State Department's Overseas Schools Project as well as on the faculty at the College Board Summer Institute. Originally, from Sweden Liz has also lived in Germany, Nigeria, Spain, Sudan, and the UK. We look forward to seeing you there - all parents welcome! Read more

Director Candidate Interviews

12 Sep, 2019
Dear Parents, We are looking forward to see you at the Director Candidate Interviews: Steven Calland-Scoble - September 18 at 8:45 Audrey Menard - September 20 at 8:45 Nel Capadona - September 24 at 8:45 Read more

Grand Opening of the New Wing & Community BBQ

05 Sep, 2019
Dear ISL Community, We are happy and excited to invite you to our Grand Opening of the New Wing followed by the Community BBQ on Saturday, September 21st at 11:00. Please join us in this community celebration!!! Read more

Start of Fall Season ASA's - September 5, 2019

01 Sep, 2019
Dear ISL Community, We would like to inform you that Fall Season of the After School Activities (ASA) will start on Thursday, September 5! We apologize for any inconvenience! Read more

PTO Meeting

27 Aug, 2019
Dear ISL Community, We would like to invite us to our first PTO meeting this year. We will meet at 8:45 in ISL Media Center! Read more

Secondary School Parent Back-to School Open House

27 Aug, 2019
Secondary Parent Back-to-School Open House on Wednesday, September 4 from 5:00-7:00pm, to learn more about the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) at ISL. Read more

Elementary School Parent Back-to School Open House

27 Aug, 2019
Elementary Parent Back-to-School Open House on Tuesday, September 3 from 5:00-6:30pm, to learn more about the Primary Years Programme (PYP) at ISL, with a specific focus on the grade-level your child is in. Read more

After School Activities - Important Info

23 Aug, 2019
Dear ISL Committee Members, We will post After School Activities (ASA) Fall Season offer on Monday, August 26. Sign up for ASA's and athletics will be opened on Tuesday, August 27 and will be available until Thursday, August 29. All sign up will be conducted via online sign-up form and you will be notified via email when the sign-up starts. Read more

New Student Orientation

06 Aug, 2019
Dear new ISL Parents and Students, Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! We are delighted you are part of our ISL community and hope you will be active participants in the life of our school. We will hold orientation meetings for new families on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Please plan to attend as it will make your child’s transition to ISL smoother and provide you with valuable information about our school’s programs. Read more

First Day of School 2019-2020

05 Aug, 2019
Dear ISL Families, Our 2019-2020 school year will start on August 22. We will start with an official opening of the school year at the front of the school promptly at 8:30. The first day of school is a short day, meaning that students will leave school at 12:00. We are looking forward to see you all back and hear your wonderful summer stories! Read more

Sixth Annual Happy Trails Reception

10 Jun, 2019
The Sixth Annual Happy Trails Reception for teachers and staff members will take place on June 13 from 3:45 to 4:30 in the ISL Media Center. Read more

Graduation ceremony

23 May, 2019
Graduation ceremony Read more

Parent Session - Language B Programs

23 May, 2019
Presentation on changes to our language B programs Read more

Scholarship Announcement

17 Apr, 2019
International School of Latvia is looking for internationally-minded, academically driven Latvian citizens currently attending grade 9 or 10 at Babite Secondary School and/or any other school in Latvia. Read more

Parent Student Teacher Conferences - April 17 @ 4:30 - 6:30pm & April 18 @ 9:00am - 3:00pm

09 Apr, 2019
April 17 @ 4:30 - 6:30pm & April 18 @ 9:00am - 3:00pm Parent Student Teacher Conferences We would like to inform you that the spring session of Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences are approaching! Read more

Parent Survey

09 Apr, 2019
We are always looking for ways to improve our school and we greatly value your feedback. We therefore would be most grateful if you would complete this PARENT SATISFACTION SURVEY, which reviews how we are performing in key areas. Read more

Parent Session - Citizenship in a Digital World

05 Apr, 2019
Dear Parents, We would like to invite you to the parent information session on the topic of Citizenship in a Digital World, April the 10th at 08:45 am in the Media Centre. Read more

International Day - April 12 @ 14:00

01 Apr, 2019
We are very happy to announce one of the biggest events of the school year - the International Day! This year the International Day will take place on Friday, April 12 @ 14:00 at the Kultūras Pils “Ziemeļblāzma” on Ziemeļblāzmas iela 36, in Rīga. Read more

Parent Session - Secondary Habits of a Learner

30 Mar, 2019
Please join us in a session to understand the Habits of a Learner in the secondary school. We will review their purpose, how we will use them at school, and ways to support your students. Read more

Parent Session - PYP Exhibition

30 Mar, 2019
Our students will soon begin the PYP Exhibition process. It is an exciting opportunity for students to demonstrate knowledge gained during their time in the Primary Years Program. Read more

Repeated AGM

27 Mar, 2019
The Board has announced the repeated AGM on 28th of March 2019 at 4PM in the Media Center. We are inviting all association members to attend. Read more

Annual General Meeting

20 Mar, 2019
The AGM will be held on 25 March 2019 at 6:00 PM in the school's Media Center. We strongly encourage you to attend as information vital to our school will be presented. Read more

ASA Spring Sign up is open!!!

12 Mar, 2019
ASA Spring Sign-up is open! Please visit our ASA page, to choose the activities! Read more

End of ASA Winter Season

07 Mar, 2019
Please be informed, that Friday, March 8 is the last day of ASA Winter Season. The ASA Spring Season will start on March 18. Read more

Mother Son Bowling Event

07 Mar, 2019
Dear Families, The PTO would like to invite you to the Mother-Son Bowling event on Friday March 15th at 4pm. The event will last for 3 hours and we hope that everyone will enjoy lots of fun and excitement. Read more

Spirit Week

21 Feb, 2019
The week after the Ski Break from March 4 - 8, 2019 we will start with Spirit Week organized by the Middle School Student Council. Read more

Ski break

21 Feb, 2019
Dear ISL Community, We would like to remind every one that ISL will be on Ski Break from February 25 to March 1. Office hours during Ski Break are: Monday - Friday from 9:00 - 15:00 Read more

ISL Annual Musical

05 Feb, 2019
We would like to invite all parents to attend our Annual ISL Musical by Secondary School Students. The performances will take place on February 21 and 22 at 2:00pm in Jūrmalas Pilsētas Kultūras Centrs! Read more

ISL Council Q&A Session

05 Feb, 2019
ISL Council would like to invite all ISL families to attend the Q&a Session. Read more

Parent Session with Math Consultant Justin Johns

05 Feb, 2019
Supporting Young Mathematicians at Home with Visiting Math Consultant, Justin Johns - Visiting Math consultant, Justin Johns, will support elementary parents in understanding how to support their young mathematicians at home. He will engage parents in rich math problems that their children might face at school, and identify ways that you might support them in the modern paradigm of mathematics education. Please note, this event is geared towards PYP parents. Read more

CEESA Band & Strings Festival GALA Event

01 Feb, 2019
Dear ISL Students and Parents, We would like to invite all of you to attend CEESA Band and Strings GALA event on February 2 @ 6:00pm in the Semarah Hotel Lielupe. Read more

Parent Session -with Kathy Collins - Jan. 30 @ 10:00

21 Jan, 2019
Dear Elementary Parents, We are excited to announce that renowned author and consultant Kathy Collins will be coming to ISL at the end of this month to support our elementary teachers in reading instruction. Kathy Collins will be offering a workshop for parents on Wednesday, January 30 from 10:00-11:00am in the Media Center. The workshop will focus on ideas to support your children at home to become avid, engaged readers. Read more

Scholastic Book Order

14 Jan, 2019
The International School of Latvia Scholastic Book Club (online book fair) is officially up and running! Go to http://eu-schools.scholastic.co.uk/intl-school-of-latvia to browse the latest books and order online. All orders placed using the link provided will be shipped directly to ISL towards the end of February. There are hundreds of fantastic Children’s and Young Adult books to choose from. Read more

MYP Assessment Parent Session - Wednesday, January 16 at 8:45

07 Jan, 2019
Dear MYP Parents, We would like to invite you to attend the MYP Assessment Parent Session on Wednesday, January 16 at 8:45 in ISL Media Center. Read more

Father & Daughter Dance - January 19 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

04 Jan, 2019
Dear ISL Community, We would like to invite all of our community members to attend this wonderful event organized by our Parent Teacher Organization. This is an extended invitation to all your friends and family members! It will be lovely to see as a bigger community together for such a great event! Read more

Holiday Greetings!

20 Dec, 2018
Dear ISL Community, We would like to wish all of you a marvelous holiday season - full of joy, good health and quality family time! We will see everyone back on January 7, 2019! Happy New Year!!! Read more

Noon Dismissal - December 21, 2018

10 Dec, 2018
Dear Parents and Students, We would like to remind you, that Friday, December 21st is Noon Dismissal. Please keep in mind that students will leave school at 12:00 p.m. There will be no after school activities and lunch provided on this day. School bus services will be accommodated as well. We wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and remind that school resumes on January 7, 2019. Read more

Building Update Meeting - December 14 @ 13:00

10 Dec, 2018
We would like to invite all parents interested in our building project to attend building update meeting on December 14 at 13:00 for parents who have questions about the project. Read more

ISL Annual Snow Show

10 Dec, 2018
Dear ISL community, We would like to invite you to the Annual Snow Show on Friday, December 14 at 2:00 pm. Read more

19th Annual Angel Tree

28 Nov, 2018
Annual Angel Tree start on November 28. If you would like to participate and buy a gift to a child/children in need, please contact the Front Desk. Read more

Parent Session - Child Safety - December 11 @ 8:45

26 Nov, 2018
Sexual health and personal safety (including child abuse prevention) is an important component of the ISL wellness program. We invite all parents, PreSchool through 12th grade, to join us for an information sharing session and discussion about these very important topics. Topics will include an overview of the health curriculum in the area of sexual health and personal safety, ideas for ways to engage with your children about these topics, and resources for you to use. Read more

Parent Session - Assessment - Nov. 27 @ 8:45

24 Nov, 2018
Please be reminded, that on Tuesday, November 27th at 8:45 we have organized a parent session led by Dr. Jessica Krueger - Assessment - Formative, Summative, MAP. Read more

Monthly PTO Meeting - Wednesday, December 5 @ 8:45

20 Nov, 2018
Dear ISL Community, Please be informed that the PTO Monthly Meetings have been moved to the first Wednesday of the month! Read more

Parent Forum

12 Nov, 2018
As we announced at the last PTO meeting, we will hold a parent forum on Wednesday at 8:45 AM around the topic of ISL's Community Values. Read more

ISL 12th Annual Food Drive

02 Nov, 2018
ISL 12th Annual Food Drive Help Us Collect TON OF FOOD Monday ~ Friday 5th-9th November 2018 Read more

DP Parent Intro Session

30 Oct, 2018
On October 31st parent information session will describe the facets of the Diploma Programme (DP) for grades 11 & 12. Read more

ISL Spirit Week

16 Oct, 2018
The High School Student Council is organizing the October Spirit week from October 29- November 3. Join them and show YOUR spirit! Read more

Fall Break

16 Oct, 2018
Please be reminded that week from October 22 - 26 ISL will be on Fall break. Read more

Elementary School Open House

03 Oct, 2018
We are pleased to invite you to the Elementary School Open House, set to take place this coming Thursday evening. On Thursday, October 4 from 5:00-6:30pm​ we invite all elementary families onto campus to learn more about the elementary program at ISL, with a specific focus on the grade-level your child is in. Read more

No school on Monday, September 24

20 Sep, 2018
We would like to inform all our community members that Monday, September 24th is an official holiday in Latvia and will be a day off for ISL as well. It's the day the head of the Roman Catholic church, Pope Francis, is visiting our country and the Latvian Parliament has announced it as a public holiday. Read more

Secondary School Open House

17 Sep, 2018
We are very pleased to announce that on Thursday the 27th of September between 5pm and 7pm we will be holding an Open House for Secondary School parents and students! Read more

PTO First Meeting

06 Sep, 2018
Dear Parents, We would like to invite you to attend our first monthly PTO meeting on Tuesday, September 11 starting 8:45 in ISL Media Center! Read more

ISL Photo Days

06 Sep, 2018
Fall is the time for school pictures! A professional photo company “Berga Foto” will come to ISL on September 10 (Elementary School) and September 11 (Secondary School) to take group and individual student photos. Read more

Middle/ High School Adventure Trip

29 Aug, 2018
Dear Parents and Students, On September 6th all of our Middle and High School students will go on a two day Adventure Trip. More information about location and everything else will follow in an email from Secondary School Principal Mr. Mark Robertson Jones soon. Read more

First Day of School

15 Jun, 2018
Dear ISL Families, Our 2018/2019 school year will start on September 3rd. We will start with an official opening of the school year at the front of the school promptly at 8:30. The first day of school is a short day, meaning that students will leave school at 12:00. Read more

New Student Orientation

15 Jun, 2018
Dear ISL Parents and Students, Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! We are delighted you are part of our ISL community and hope you will be active participants in the life of our school. We will hold orientation meetings for new families on Friday, August 31, 2018. Please plan to attend as it will make your child’s transition to ISL smoother and provide you with valuable information about our school’s programs. Read more

ISL Annual Musical

01 Jun, 2018
We would like to invite all parents to attend our Annual ISL Musical by Secondary School Students. The performances will take place on February 21 and 22 at 2:00pm in Jūrmalas Pilsētas Kultūras Centrs! Read more

ISL Annual Musical

01 Jun, 2018
We would like to invite all parents to attend our Annual ISL Musical by Secondary School Students. The performances will take place on February 21 and 22 at 2:00pm in Jūrmalas Pilsētas Kultūras Centrs! Read more

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