SIS News Archive
Posted Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 2:25:00 PM
Competing against 16 teams from international schools around the region, the SIS RockiN Robots and the SIS Hydro-Bots both won awards at the regional First Lego League (FLL) tournament in Guanzhou.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 10:18:48 AM
At our PYP parent workshop last Wednesday, we reflected on "what's worth knowing" based on our personal knowledge and experiences.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 8:41:02 AM
Grade 2's summative assessment task for our unit, How We Organize Ourselves, was to use their knowledge of materials to create and invent a product that satisfied a need or want at SIS.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 2:25:00 PM
After candid conversations with IB Econ students on the challenges of leading and budgeting on a state and federal level, Governor Peter Shumlin shared his experiences with the greater SIS community.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 2:08:21 PM
Posted Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 1:43:00 PM
On Monday SIS had the great pleasure of welcoming the former 3-term governor of Vermont, Peter Shumlin, to our school.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 9:43:41 AM
SIS FIRST Lego League teams were invited by our own SIS dad, Olaf Steinke, the CTO at TUV Rheinland, Shenzhen, to tour their testing facility.
Posted Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 9:38:00 AM
6th grade students have been working hard to design and construct 3D interactive representations of the human respiratory system in science.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 3:53:47 PM
In Kindergarten, the KB Rockets have been exploring the idea that living things can change their environment.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 3:46:13 PM
PreK2 students loved their first field trip to the SIS Bayside campus.
Posted Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 9:27:30 AM
The grade seven students traveled to Yangshuo, Guangxi this year during our annual Week Without Walls trip. The students had a wonderful time making memories while developing new friendships with their peers.
Posted Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 8:56:52 AM
On November 1, students from grades kindergarten through five were able to celebrate their hard work and dedication to their instruments.
Posted Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 8:52:38 AM
Grade 11 students and advisors experienced different tastes, sights, sounds, and cultures on their Week Without Walls trip to Sabah, Malaysia.
Posted Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 8:48:22 AM
The Grade 9 Week Without Walls trip was a fantastic week of activity and cultural learning near Qingyuan. The activities throughout the program created a holistic understanding about China through unique experiences for all.
Posted Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 8:35:53 AM
61 students and 6 teachers headed through the border to Hong Kong last Tuesday morning. Overall, this trip was a huge success.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 2:19:47 PM
The Grade 10 students had an educational and rewarding trip to Lijiang and Shaxi in Yunnan Province. They spent their week in wide variety of physical activities, community service, and cultural exploration.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 2:05:21 PM
The grade 8 trip was short, but full of substance. All students feel as a big grade 8 family and understand the importance of all they can achieve when they work together.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 1:37:45 PM
For the past two weeks, Grade 2 students have been started their Unit of Inquiry "How do we Organize ourselves." Processes have been a central part of this unit, and the scientific and design process were both introduced.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 3:35:26 PM
Halloween is always an exciting day of fun activities at SIS! Students, teachers, and parents all get involved with wearing costumes, playing Halloween themed games, and participating in a parade around the sports field.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 9:51:17 AM
Every year in October, the French Program enjoys participating in the "Week of Taste," a special week in France.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 9:11:26 AM
Thank you PSA for organizing yet another wonderful movie night for the SIS community.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 3:11:23 PM
Tuesday morning, our grades 2 and 3 parents had an opportunity to experience a math mini lesson so that they could understand how math is taught at SIS.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 8:57:00 AM
PreK-1 students have started an investigation and exploration of fire and fire fighters.
Posted Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 8:22:38 AM
I decided to dedicate this space to thanking our PSA and all the parents that make SIS a community.
Posted Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 8:47:00 AM
Many thanks to all the parents who attended our PYP session last Wednesday. Our main topic was IB's Approaches to Learning.
Posted Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 8:44:56 AM
Introducing Alex Gutierrez and Jess Kuemmerlin, our two Learning Innovation Coaches at SIS. Our Learning Innovation Coaches play an integral part in the education of SIS students.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 3:23:52 PM
It's almost time for our annual Week Without Walls trips for our students here at Bayside. Preparation for the trips has been happening for many weeks.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 8:40:58 AM
By getting children involved in the process of making snacks, they have great opportunities to learn new concepts and practice multiple skills needed to complete the activities.
Posted Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 8:38:18 AM
This past week Dallin Bywater (ES Counselor) facilitated a parent session that focused on supporting children as they navigate international life.
Posted Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 8:14:00 AM
Grade 5 has been studying civilizations. Based on their research, the students had to create a Keynote presentation describing the best way to form a civilization.