SIS News Archive
Posted Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 9:03:56 AM
The start of the school year in ECC is always filled with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. To help students settle into their new learning environment teachers spend the first month focusing on establishing classroom routines, building a strong class community, and forming positive relationships with teachers and peers.
Posted Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 8:28:36 AM
We are now in our third year of MAP testing and are preparing to begin the first round of testing for this year. More information will be available in a parent information session.
Posted Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 1:44:20 PM
As Shenzhen's only First Lego League team, we had the honor of representing SIS and our city at the China National FLL Competition. One of the Diving Dolpha-Bots, Isaac Lee, was inspired to reflect upon his experience.
Posted Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 8:26:11 AM
On May 17, after completing their IB exams and before their graduation, SIS seniors who participated in the IB physics course went to Disneyland to learn physics while having fun.
Posted Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 11:35:00 AM
Ms. Erlendson's kindergarten (KC) class took animal research a step further by adding a social impact component along with focusing on a common core standard that calls for exploration around production and distribution of writing.
Posted Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 11:34:10 AM
In mid-May, the ECC hosted its 3rd annual art exhibition. Known as #eccphoto, this art collaborative involves schools from around the world in a collaborative and creative process.
Posted Thursday, May 25, 2017 8:52:00 AM
Since 2015 Little Builders has offered LEGO Education as an after school activity (ASA) at SIS. This program educates and captivates students from kindergarten up to grade 5 with a fun and rewarding experience for students and us!
Posted Thursday, May 25, 2017 8:10:33 AM
Senior Jonathan Sung is the recipient of a National Merit Special scholarship. As Jonathan heads off to UCLA in the fall he reflected on his time at SIS.
Posted Thursday, May 18, 2017 9:59:12 AM
The 9th and 10th grade Social Studies team, in conjunction with the Learning Innovation Team, produced an exhibition of student work called Parallel Wars at Bayside on Friday, May 5th.
Posted Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 11:31:49 AM
On Friday April 21st, Grade 4 students participated in the annual 4th Grade AMPed Fair on Level 5. Parents, teachers, and other students attended the fair adding to the excitement.
Posted Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 8:44:44 AM
From 20-22 April, twelve middle school students travelled to Guangzhou to represent SIS at the annual South East Asia Strings Honour Orchestra Festival.
Posted Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 8:29:32 AM
From face painting to a spectacular lion dance performance, the Shekou community braved the heat to come out to celebrate Discover China at SIS on Saturday.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 11:59:55 AM
Recently, we celebrated couple of Field Days in the Elementary School. We were extremely lucky with the weather and students had a blast.
Posted Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 9:47:12 AM
For the 2nd year in a row, 8th Grade Students created the Technological Impact Museum and Exhibit, TIMEII. This year the museum was called "TIMEII: A Shenzhen Story".
Posted Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 3:37:38 PM
On April 5th, 10 of our SIS MS Choir members traveled to Jakarta Intercultural School in Indonesia to participate in the AMIS Middle School Honor Boys' and Girls' Choir Festival.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 11:35:00 PM
Please note that SIS will be on Spring Break from March 27 to April 4. Classes will resume on April 5.
Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 11:31:09 AM
Last week, Donna Boucher, an instructional math coach from Texas, worked with our ECC & ES teachers to help us further develop our math workshop approach.
Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 11:31:00 AM
This year's Bayside Play "Absolutely Murder" ran for three performances this week. The students had a great time recreating the ambiance of Guernsey LaPelley's 1958 mystery.
Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 11:22:00 AM
The last six weeks, 5th grade students have been busy learning about movers and shakers. Movers and shakers are people who make an impact to the world around them, both in big ways and small ways.
Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 10:51:23 AM
The best way to discover the joys of reading is to have a story come to life! To support our school wide Book Week and build a love of reading, our PSA sponsored Bringing Books to Life for our ECC, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students.
Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 9:28:55 AM
SIS values reading. The elementary school celebrated reading and books the week of March 13 - 17 and 20 - 24. A variety of enjoyable events happened during our celebration.
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 10:18:55 AM
SIS Robotics Team participated in the FFL Robotics competition in Shanghai on March 10. Our students not only won awards, but also gained confidence and experience.
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 10:16:33 AM
On Tuesday, March 7th, students from grade 6 to 9 took part in the biannual SIS science exhibition. This celebration of science learning gave students a chance to explore a science or engineering topic of their own choosing.
Posted Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 8:26:48 AM
Book Week at SIS happens March 13 - 17 and to get ready SIS students are taking the challenge to send in photos of themselves reading in unusual places.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 1:31:17 PM
From March 1st to March 5th, 17 students and two teachers traveled to Beijing to participate in the 24th annual BEIMUN conference, a Model United Nations simulation hosted by the International School of Beijing.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 1:13:38 PM
With only one week to go before heading to the FLL Competition in Shanghai, the SIS Robotics Team showed off their skills with a full competition rehearsal last Saturday.
Posted Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 1:00:03 PM
As we continue our efforts at continual improvement at SIS, we are committed to providing high quality teachers, programs, and learning environments to support each of our students in their education.
Posted Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 11:34:00 AM
SIS is very excited to introduce you to the Gecko Portal, our new platform for student information here at SIS. With this new platform, you will have real-time interaction with all of your child's progress through their learning journey at SIS.
Posted Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 10:26:50 AM
After months of dedicated practice, twelve SIS students drove to Guangzhou last Saturday to compete in the FIRST Lego League Robotics Competition.
Posted Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 10:24:28 AM
During the last 6 months the kindergarten classroom have been going through a transformation. They have been researching and experimenting with providing the optimal learning environment for kindergarten students.