2018-2019 31ST ISSUE (13 MAY 2019)

PYP Exhibition
Katriona Hoskins, PYP Coordinator

The Exhibition is a culminating project that all PYP students take part in during their final year of the programme. The intention is to bring together the skills and attitudes developed during the PYP in a student-led unit of inquiry. 

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Carmen Murray, Early Years Assistant Principal

School transitions are the conversions students go through as they change schools throughout their lives or change grades. These transitions play a major role in the development of young people's decisions and serve as a milestone which can direct them in a number of ways.

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K4E Team

As you know, this year K4E has been committed to creating awareness of the lasting and devastating impact of single-use plastics on the environment. Taking action towards this mission, K4E has begun a revolutionary initiative of making SSIS school events free of single-use-plastic items (including cups, straws, containers, bags, cutlery and bottles).

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Teresa Gillis, Grade 3 Homeroom Teacher

For our current unit "How The World Works" students have been inquiring into the states of matter and how we can change them. Following on from six weeks of deep thinking, observing, hypothesizing, considering, collaborating and experimenting it was finally time for the Grade 3 scientists to show off what they have learned.

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Lucy Burden, Secondary School Principal

This week I have been hanging out with the creative and inspiring gang in the Arts department. This has been a wonderful experience and has reminded me of how important it is for all of us to have creative pursuits and to explore this side of ourselves even if it is not an area we are naturally drawn to.

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Scott Turner, Athletics Director

The SSIS Triathlon is a fun and Challenging way to finish off another big year of SSIS Sports. It brings together students, parents, staff and the wider Suzhou community. Three different distances are offered. Each event can be completed individually or as a team of 2 or 3.

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