SIS News Archive
Posted Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 10:07:42 AM
We had thirteen fourth and fifth grade students step up to the courageous task of campaigning for student council (STUCO). Five students were elected on Friday, September 15th.
Posted Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 8:40:07 AM
Congratulations go out to Geckos Dorothy Kim in grade 5 and Sissy Wang in grade 4 who were mentioned in the most recent edition of Urban Family magazine.
Posted Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 8:39:48 AM
Sixth grade students are introduced to the United Nations and work towards—Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity For All in Humanities.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 3:29:00 PM
A very busy week for our student athletes.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:38:00 AM
The Traveling Teddy Project merges the use of traditional teddy bears with the use of technology to connect students around the world.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:16:00 AM
Last week was an exciting and busy time in the ECC with our first 'Learning Comes Alive', Middle School learning buddies, and a visiting EAL consultant delivering workshops to staff and parents.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 1:53:59 PM
During Moon Festival time, we make moon cakes in the Chinese classes, which strengthens motivation by helping students develop both language and cultural appreciation.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 1:53:43 PM
Last week Meaghan Wilson's 7th and 8th grade Life Skills classes visited PreK-1 and PreK-2 classrooms. This is the start of a year long collaboration, where middle school students plan and implement lessons related to healthy living to ECC classes.
Posted Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 9:08:30 AM
An SIS Gecko since grade 6, Anna Duan has spent the last two summer vacations attending summer school at top universities. Anna took on Columbia and Oberlin this summer after having attended summer school at Harvard last year.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 8:48:42 AM
In the ECC, each week we pair up with another ECC buddy class for a P.E. lesson in the SPAH.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 2:59:42 PM
A makerspace is a safe learning space in the classroom that gives students the opportunity to create, invent, design, problem solve, leverage technology, and collaborate all around a common goal.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 2:32:00 PM
Last week the Learning Innovation coaches and the counsellors hosted Parenting in the Digital Age meetings for elementary and middle school parents.
Posted Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 9:18:10 AM
This past Friday, three candidates gave inspirational and informative speeches regarding leadership and their qualifications for holding the office of president for middle school STUCO.
Posted Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 9:16:53 AM
The high school student council aspires to create a unified community through inspiring all members to develop a positive attitude with the collective aim of implementing sustainable change.
Posted Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 9:15:25 AM
After a long day of laughter, swimming, running, and playing with friends and teachers, we all returned to Bayside feeling like our 2017-2018 school year is off to a great start.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 10:28:00 AM
Mr. Greg Smith has accepted the position as the next SIS Head of School as of August 1, 2018.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 9:22:31 AM
PreK-1 students made a unique attendance board, talked about the rules to follow in class, and have been learning to identify and express their feelings in an appropriate manner.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 9:22:15 AM
We now have a cohort of teachers that are IB examiners who play an important role in maintaining the quality of assessment for which the IB is known worldwide.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 10:58:00 AM
Some information about the PYP in general, and specifically on how we are strengthening our SIS curriculum using the PYP framework.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 3:34:59 PM
Fourth graders in Mr. Sheppard's class have been using Twitter to connect with their favorite authors from around the world.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 9:48:43 AM
Ms. Bacigalupo's high level IB students have clearly been inspired and last year's graduating class earned top scores. 92% of the high level students scored a 6 or a 7. And even more notable, 50% of the high level students merited a 7, the highest score possible.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 8:43:00 AM
In PreK 2, the Friendly Dragons have been busy taking ownership over their new learning space and making their mark.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 10:09:00 AM
In the ECC, we create a homey environment and keep objects that are familiar to our young learners in the classroom to help them cope with transitions and to build a caring community.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 11:42:00 AM
For the second year in a row, Shekou International School students earned top scores in IB Physics and far exceeded world-wide averages.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 11:40:18 AM
This summer, one of our teachers attended the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy at the National Robotics Engineer Center.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 9:29:26 AM
This week has been full of great adventures and learning experiences for our youngest learners as they settle in.
Posted Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 9:05:48 AM
All fourth grade students and new students in fifth grade and the Middle School received iPads. Ninth graders and new High School students received MacBook Airs.
Posted Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 10:52:20 AM
Our class of 2017, finished with exceptional IB results. Here is a snapshot of their success, when compared to the rest of world.
Posted Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 10:52:00 AM
We've had an excellent start to the new year. Here are some of the highlights at the Elementary School of the first week back.
Posted Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 10:52:00 AM
The HS Counselling office is the focal point for students looking for a range of things, from information on a university visit or summer college experience, to a quick break with a cookie and a great view.