SIS News Archive
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.
Posted Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 8:17:00 AM
Over the past few weeks, our students have been learning about Chinese New Year traditions, symbols, practices, and legends. We are fortunate to be able to learn about and celebrate our host country's culture and traditions in playful, fun, and authentic ways.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 3:22:40 PM
As the Chinese New Year Festival spreads over two weeks, secondary school organized the Lantern Festival Assembly to symbolize the closure of the festivities. Performances ranged from Kung Fu, to a knowledge competition, a French-Chinese duet, a Chinese song and eating "Tang Yuan".
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 3:12:39 PM
Last Friday evening Middle School Stuco hosted their second dance of the year.
Posted Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 9:01:00 AM
On Wednesday, February 8, we invited Chinese Lion Dance artists to perform for our ECC students. The kids had a great time together watching the traditional Chinese performance.
Posted Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 8:19:33 AM
During the latter half of Semester One, 6th grade students researched and prepared a presentation on Climate Change in Humanities. They also travelled to the Parkside Campus at Jingshan to present their message to 4th or 5th grade students.
Posted Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 8:18:00 AM
On January 23 we held an event in the middle school to celebrate our 6th graders and their learning. Over 50 parents shared the achievements of their child in Humanities, Art, Mathematics and Science at Bayside campus.
Posted Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 9:37:15 AM
During Chinese New Year time, we have different celebration activities in ES Chinese classes: Chinese New Year red banner writing, dumpling making and lantern making.
Posted Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 9:02:40 AM
Third graders recently showcased their creative ideas at our annual Invention Convention held at Level5. This culminating event is an opportunity for students to demonstrate all that they've learned throughout our "Inventors and Inventions" social studies unit.
Posted Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 11:50:25 AM
By now you have seen that road work is underway on Nanhai Boulevard. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you informed. Here is a summary of access routes to the Jingshan Campus.
Posted Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 11:25:07 AM
On January 18th, ES parents came to their children's classrooms to watch learning come alive as reader, writer, scientist, and mathematician. Here are the photos of the day.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 1:33:00 PM
On Saturday Night, SIS Teachers and Students attended the South China Student Film Festival. SIS Students from Middle and High School submitted three different films, all of which were listed among the top 30 submissions.
Posted Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 8:54:13 AM
Our ECC Winter Concerts are a traditional SIS celebration for families, children, and staff. Over the past week, PreK-2, PreK-1 and Nursery classes have celebrated with songs and dances, crafts and artwork, and sharing of traditional dishes.
Posted Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 8:25:14 AM
A huge thank you goes out to our PSA team for organizing another fun-filled Winter Bazaar. We enjoyed seeing so many of our families and Shekou community members enjoying the food and games.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 2:33:00 PM
The ECC wrapped up their International Weeks with an International Parade on the sports field last Friday. Students and teachers were proudly dressed up in outfits that represent their countries.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 8:50:15 AM
Students in 1st grade began their journey within the AMPed program at SIS this past Wednesday. Every Day 3 these students get to experience an alternative learning experience to what is common in a traditional classroom.
Posted Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 8:54:14 AM
This week we hosted three workshops to help parents learn more about our approach to teaching and learning mathematics. These workshops were led by teachers and gave parents an opportunity to become students again and have a hands-on experience of a math workshop.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 4:27:43 PM
Shekou International School has launched for the first time the "SIS First Lego League Team." These ambitious students will participate in SIS's first robotics competition, the First Lego League Tournament, to be held in Guangzhou on Saturday, February 18, 2017.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 4:20:42 PM
In ECC, our International Celebrations are in full swing! In addition to our classroom learning, our ECC PSA sponsored and organized three "internationally themed" field trips this week to support our ECC International Celebrations.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 3:52:00 PM
Last week, Shekou International School (SIS) along with two other international schools, sponsored a European Chamber of Commerce Event, "Your Child's Future Higher Education: What You Should Know." SIS's high school counselor, Michael Clancy, was one of the featured speakers and both Michael Clancy and Mike Livingston, SIS's secondary principal participated in a panel that answered parent questions.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 2:17:55 PM
We have been working with the local authorities to confirm their plans and ensure workable access for our Jingshan Campus.
Posted Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 10:58:51 AM
On Wednesday November 23, SIS Drama Club presented their musical, "Pirates!" The show was written by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson. Congratulations ES Drama Club on your amazing performance!
Posted Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 2:54:08 PM
Over the past weekend, 24 fifth grade and 10 sixth grade students participated in the 2nd annual Math Olympiad Tournament. This year, 5th grade was honored to have two teams place in the top five for points overall.
Posted Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 8:32:31 AM
6 High school students recently participated in a housebuilding excursion in Manila, Philippines. The trip built much more than the foundation of a house, but also built character and more open-minded students who will look outward to serve others for a long time to come.
Posted Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 8:15:40 AM
On Tuesday evening, Nov. 15th, SIS IB Music students performed a recital of classical and contemporary solo piano and voice repertoire. Our talented SIS students are well on their way to successful completion of the IB music program.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 1:15:12 PM
SIS had the privilege of hosting Roger Emerson and John Jacobson on November 7th. It was incredible to see them work with our Elementary and Secondary students.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 11:55:39 AM
The Middle School Halloween Dance was held last Friday, November 11. It was a great event thanks to everybody's contribution. We can't wait to see what the next dance will be like.
Posted Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 8:48:51 AM
Last week, Bayside students delivered an amazing performance in The Fall Show three days in a row. Here are some of the best moments we captured.