2020-2021 9TH ISSUE (25 JANUARY) 





Craig Fulleron, Activities Coordinator

We were fortunate to attend a “Winter Recital” performance from some of our senior music students. Pianists, Ryusuke Nagao, grade 12 and Yeojun Jeon (Joseph) grade 9 with Cellist Yu Tang Tan also from grade 9. Repertoire choices were some of the most challenging for any musician, of any age to master. Each piece the students’ performed demonstrated the highest technical and musical skills.

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Craig Fulleron, Activities Coordinator

The hardest song to write is a topical song with meaning, a song that advocates for a cause. Telling stories is one of the most powerful means that people have to influence, teach, and inspire. What makes storytelling so effective for learning? Storytelling forges connections among people, and between people and ideas. Stories convey the culture, history, and values that unite people.

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Dirk Van Rooyan, G12 TOK Coordinator

Over the past two months all our grade 11 students attended two Theory of Knowledge (ToK) days. ToK is at the core of the IB curriculum and offers students the chance to reflect on the nature of knowledge.

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David Hart, Head of Design

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.

Read More about Design Expo 2021