Newsletter On Point - Issue 1 - October 2020

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ISSUE 1

OCTOBER 2020

ONPOINT Newsletter - Bản Tin

For a Better Education


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ON POINT Meet Our Stars A celebration of our students' achievements

Campus Update Latest news on our campus and classes

Events Quick recap of our past events

News Highlights on what is coming to Point Avenue

New to Point Avenue Greetings from Point Avenue's new mentors

We Share Unique tips and resources

OUR ETHOS I will always give maximum effort. I will never quit. I will stand up for others. I will live my life with integrity. POINT AVENUE!


Meet Our Stars CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR STUDENTS FOR THEIR RESULTS IN THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL HISTORY BEE ASIAN DIVISION!

Do Minh Duc: Silver Medalist for the Elementary Division Do Phu Minh: Gold Medalist for the Middle School Division

Minh Duc and Phu Minh have been taking the International History Bee and Bowl (IHBB) training course at Point Avenue. This course focuses on long term memorization strategies and knowledge and confidence needed to answer questions accurately under pressure. We wish our students taking Point Avenue's IHBB training course all the best of luck in their Fall 2020 Online History Bee & Bowl – Asia Regionals this November. Do Minh Duc celebrated his Silver Medal with his family and Point Avenue mentors


October continues to bring victories for our Test Prep students, especially in the SAT I & SAT II exam.

4 Students Scored 1550+ SAT 15 Students Scored 1500+ SAT Our SAT I students have shown remarkable improvements after Point Avenue Test Prep Summer Camp, with some increasing their scores by more than 200 points! Outstanding SAT II scores: Ploy: 800/800 Math II, 800/800 Chemistry, 790/800 Biology Hoseong: 800 Math II, 800 Chemistry Jeongha: 800 Chemistry


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This month, Point Avenue introduced myOn (Reading) and Quill.org (Writing), two new applications to assist our learners. These applications provide students with more individualized learning plans. Parents can contact our teachers for more information on how to use these applications any time.

myON (Reading) Students in Point Avenue’s ELA and Pages courses have been enjoying free access to the digital reading platform, myON. This application provides students with 24/7 access to thousands of fiction and nonfiction digital books in English. By using myON, teachers can assign reading based on their comprehension levels and measure reading progress.

Quill.org (Writing) In the course Ink - Creative and Academic Writing, students can strengthen their writing and grammar through the completion of assignments that are targeted toward the students' specific needs.


A LOOK AT OUR

EVENTS A quick look at all the events for our parent & student community in October


Workshop:

HOW TO GET 1500+ ON THE SAT

GUEST SPEAKERS: MR. CHARLES KIM & HOAI ANH LE


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POINT AVENUE SCHOLARSHIPS TOTAL SCHOLARSHIPS VALUED AT 1.6 BILLION VND (OVER 70,000 USD)

Our mission is “to empower tomorrow’s leaders to transform the world through wisdom, integrity and compassion”. With this goal, we seek out and provide hard-working, compassionate students with the guidance to gain entrance into their dream universities, and become leaders who positively impact their communities.

APPLIED SERVICES We offer full and partial scholarships from 30% to 100% for our Admissions Consulting services & Test Preparation courses.

WHO CAN APPLY? If you are a Grade 10-11 student with goals to pursue higher education in the US, UK, or Canada, please submit an application, and we look forward to meeting you.

APPLICATION PROCESS Round 1 (Oct 18 - Dec 28, 2020): Online Application Round 2 (Jan 1 - Jan 15, 2021): Interview Outcomes Release (Jan 30, 2021)

Apply now to become a Point Avenue Scholar!

28 DEC APPLICATION CLOSES

For more information, please visit http://www.pointavenue.asia/ pointavenuescholarship or contact us at 0905685809


Let's join us in welcoming our new teachers who share the same mission of creating a better education. We are excited for you to meet them on campus very soon!

Jesika

Elementary Teacher

Matt

Elementary Teacher

I always love to organize creative in-class activities for students encouraging them to learn through games, discussions, case study and real world examples. So far I've had an incredible experience and look forward to contributing to Point Avenue.

Courtney

A hitchhiker with around 10 thousand miles on the clock, nature lover and a teacher. I meditate to be mindful, focused and ready to teach. I wouldn't be myself without the things that most would consider my mistakes, so I consider them as an outcome of me trying my best.

Emile

MSHS Teacher

MSHS Teacher I am a charismatic and creative teacher with a passion for enriching the lives of youths through education initiatives. Point Avenue creates such an

I am a teacher who loves to inspire students to work hard and motivate them to follow their passion and interests. At Point Avenue, I was welcomed

exciting community, and I am grateful that I am a part of this inclusive community.

by friendly and kind staff and students. The people have made all the difference.

Michael (Namjoon)

Chelsea

Test Prep Teacher

Greetings everyone! I'm Michael (or Namjoon) and I'm born and raised in Canada (I'm half Japanese half Korean). My specialties are in math, but I am working on diversifying my skills to teach more test-prep classes. My hobbies are solving puzzles, playing chess, and real-time strategy PC games!

Curriculum Specialist Before joining Point Avenue, I worked at Apax English as the Head of Academic Programs. Along with working in education, some of my proudest accomplishments include becoming an aunt, snorkeling with sea turtles, and learning how to make tofu taste like chicken. I’m loving being a part of Point Avenue!


WE SHARE Success on the SAT requires a clear and direct pathway. However, there are no magical shortcuts. Instead, our mentors will help with strategy, preparation, and practice to improve your odds for this November test.

SAT I Concepts

SAT I: Point Avenue Tips and Strategies


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