SSIS was recently awarded the "2020 International School Educational Power Star" at the Echo China International Education ceremony hosted by Tencent Education in Beijing. This event was attended by more than 300 guests from education authorities, international schools, educational research institutions, international exchange institutions.
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2020-2021 7TH ISSUE (30 NOVEMBER)
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.
The Elementary Library is a place of books and learning. While the students and teachers have opportunities for browsing and borrowing books for pleasure, learning, curiosity, a challenge and the comfort of something familiar- whether a character, place or language- it is also a place of learning where lessons happen.
We have been very fortunate over the past month to welcome back some competition to our Sports Program. With modifications and cooperation with other schools we have seen our students back enjoying their sport after a long time with no interaction with other schools.
On November 21st, our service group paid a visit to the Bo Ai school with a prepared performance ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’, teaching activities such as coloring, puzzles and games that the children would enjoy.
So far this year, the College Counselling Office has hosted several college visits with institutions such as Boston University, City University of Hong Kong, University of Exeter, and many more. Just this Friday, students met with a representative from the University of Warwick, a Russell Group school renowned for having some of the most prestigious programs for business, economics and politics in the world.
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.