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.
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
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.
Over the last three months our SSIS secondary students have been busy preparing for the opening of the musical. The time has finally come for them to present 'The Addams Family Musical'. The cast consists of 87 students from Grade 6-12 and staff, including performers, crew, orchestra, student assistant directors and the director.
Our Dance Extravaganza is a celebration of the Arts and is an opportunity for classes and grade levels to tailor an event that provides students with an age appropriate way of expressing themselves with the early years community.
On Tuesday 24 November, Grade 4 had the privilege of hosting their parents for their first parent event at SSIS in a long time. The How We Express Ourselves unit is a highly collaborative unit where Homeroom, Music and Art specialists combine to help students inquire into the art of persuasion.
SSIS Alumni go on to do many amazing things following their time at SSIS. Today, we are pleased to highlight our first alumnus, in the SSIS Alumni Spotlight series, Jan Mertlik, who attended SSIS from 2010-2013.
Grade 8 design students presented their design product in a showcase on October 14, displaying their current Materials design project to create musical instruments out of reused materials and their Digital project to program a short game using the software 'Scratch'. 40 parents were invited to join and witness what students were doing in the class demonstrate part of their design process.
On Wednesday 11 November 2020 our school community came together for the annual Active for Action event supported by the SSIS Service Committee.
The SSIS Service Committee involves members of management, teachers, staff, students and parents. The committee oversees the distribution of funds raised by the school community and ensures the integrity of fundraising while focusing on the ethical matters involved with service.
On Monday October 19th the grade 10 class participated in a field work organized by the mathematics department at SSIS. The students enjoyed taking part of a learning experience in which they were asked to collect measurements of distances and bearings between landmarks placed in our soccer field, simulating a large piece of land.
In the beginning, five SSIS Grade 12 students Annie, Amber, Jack, Karen and Mavis, who have a strong competence in both Chinese and English, planned to offer English tutoring classes in the surrounding communities to help Chinese children learn English.
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.