The coordination of this event is a testament to how well our school community of teachers, parents, and students work together.
36. average score on the ibdp
60%. Teachers with advanced degrees
16. average years of teaching experience
49. nationalities represented everyday
85%. student participation in extracurricular activities
22. YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
36. average score on the ibdp
100+ extracurricular activities offered
3. ib programs offering a continuous ib education
For the fifth unit of inquiry, "How We Organize Ourselves", Grade 2 put on their thinking caps and learned about how businesses operate in order to support their communities!
SSIS grade 10 students were able to present their final products to the school community last week at the Personal Project exhibition. The Personal Project is a major investigation and creation of a learning event for the students.
This year marks the 5th year of Grade 9 Cheerleading and our 3rd year of performing for the parent audience. Cheerleading is a great unit which encourages the teams of 6 to collaborate and develop good practice and planning methods to allow them to choreograph the "aesthetically pleasing" performances that we saw on Monday afternoon.
Students from 1JH and 1MH went up to Mr. Lowery's classroom to learn about cells-the basic building block for all living organisms.
Last Friday, SSIS's grades 10 and 11 students participated in the CIS University Exploration Day, a virtual college fair attended by approximately 80 universities.
This week at both the Junior and Senior Secondary assemblies, I was honoured to present the students who received Principal's awards for Semester 1 their certificates on the stage. It was great to have the opportunity to celebrate the hard work and commitment of these dedicated students.
All students have done a great job this year, further developing their leadership and creative skills, and demonstrating they are great mathematicians, communicators, principled and knowledgeable students. Happy Pi day!
The students of Design at SSIS have been very proactive and busy this first semester preparing artifacts and visuals of their current Semester one projects. The work, currently on display in the SSIS Lobby, is a collective snapshot of learning across all MYP and DP courses.
Beyond the Class of 2021's early application results, Ms. Noh is pleased to announce that the Class of 2020's Korean students' outstanding acceptance results have recently been released.
Everybody knows the story of Cinderella. But did you know that the world-famous detective Sherlock Holmes was actually the mastermind in helping the prince locate his princess? This week, SSIS elementary students performed a new version of the famous tale.
The SSIS College Counselling Department is delighted to announce that the Class of 2021 are already demonstrating impressive outcomes from the round of early university applications they submitted this fall. As of mid-January, 2021's graduates have secured a total of 35 university acceptances.
Grade 2 have been working hard. Within class time they have been learning all about Procedural texts which has led directly into our science unit and how to write a scientific procedure.
This year the SSIS Habitat for Humanity Club continued their tradition of "Football for Humanity". We have hosted this event for over 7 years, and we had a great turnout. Six teams played and games were friendly, yet competitive.
On Wednesday, December 2nd, students from Suzhou Heritage had their first service group activity in school.
The SSIS community is honestly the ideal mixture of acceptance, encouragement and quirk. If I were to have learned anything at SSIS, it would be to simply not be ordinary. The ordinary doesn't make hearts skip or put smiles on faces. The ordinary doesn't inspire the minds of people around them. The ordinary doesn't evoke progress in a world that desperately needs it.