2021-10-19 Noticias de ISLA y ISLA PTO

October 19, 2021

Emily Smith

Administrative Assistant

Dia De Los Muertos

Let the countdown to Dia De Los Muertos begin! Monday, October 25 is just around the corner!  Stay tuned for details and a small shopping supply list to be emailed out soon!  Beginning on Monday, daily activities will also be posted to the ISLA Families Facebook page.  We are excited to share the virtual activities planned by our wonderful Language Ambassadors!  Join in the fun!

Fiesta de la Primavera Planning Kick-Off!

Join us on Wednesday, October 27, 4:30pm at ISLA as the planning and preparation begins!

Did you know:

  • Fiesta de la Primavera is ISLA PTO's annual gala, biggest fundraiser & biggest party of the year!
  • Proceeds benefit ISLA's Language Ambassador (LA) program!
  • The event Includes food, drinks, music, games, dancing, live & silent auctions, & mingling with our community!
  • Fiesta is 100% volunteer led & run! Volunteers needed for big & small, one-time & on-going roles. Your pick!  

Use the QR code for more information or email Fiesta@isla.school.  

See you on October 27!


Meet Gisela!

Hi! My Name is Gisela Marlene Morales Flores. I’m 23 years old and come from El Salvador. I live in a city called Santa Ana. I live with my parents, my sister and my grandma. My mom is a teacher in a public school, and my dad works in the Health Ministry. My sister is in high school. She will be going to Star University next year. My grandma stays at home.

I got a Bachelor’s degree from  Universidad Católica de El Salvador, with an emphasis in Teaching English. I graduated this year, in July. I’ve always had a deep interest and love for languages. In 2019, I enrolled in a French program that my university had.

My hobbies are reading, listening to music, cooking, learning languages, watching series or movies, having some coffee with my friends, and going for a walk.

I truly think being an intern at ISLA will allow me to learn new teaching techniques, methods, and ways to manage a classroom. Also, I think being in the United States will help me get a deeper understanding and knowledge of different cultures from all overthe world, which will at the same time, open up a bigger my vision of the world. Also, I’m looking forward to sharing as much as I can about my culture and language, which I think will help me to appreciate it even more than I already do.

I am living with the Behrens family while I am here, and am very thankful for what a lovely family they are. I will be working in the kindergarten and second grade classrooms. You can reach me by email at gmorales@isla.school or by calling 952-270-6058. Thank you!