SIS News Archive
Posted Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 2:24:26 PM
Last Friday SIS students and staff dressed up in fancy costumes for the Halloween celebration. ECC kids went on a parade while ES students had fun at Spooky Stations set up all around the campus.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 1:37:44 PM
On Monday, Nov. 7th, we are excited to have 2 guest choral clinicians from the USA coming to SIS to work with our students. They are Roger Emerson and John Jacobson, and are very well known for their choral music compositions and their work with teachers.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 1:07:00 PM
We are pleased to announce that our global search for a new Elementary Principal for next year has been successfully concluded. Harish Kanabar has accepted the opportunity to lead our elementary division beginning next fall.
Posted Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 9:24:25 AM
Last week our High School Volleyball team got 1st and 2nd place in the ACAMIS tournament in Tianjin. Well done to both girls and boys teams, their coaches and the fantastic support they received from parents during the season.
Posted Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 3:34:00 PM
With typhoon Haima approaching the coast near us, SIS will be closed tomorrow, Friday, October 21, to ensure the safety of our students and staff. No classes will be held. The location and impact of storms is difficult to predict, so we encourage all to please take care and stay safe.
Posted Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 10:54:05 AM
We had a great turn out for the Movie Night last Saturday. Both kids and parents enjoyed the amazing movie and the delicious food. Thank you PSA for organizing this wonderful event!
Posted Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 10:42:18 AM
This is the time of year when most of the SIS Seniors complete and submit their applications to university. Next Friday, SIS will be visited by University of Southern California.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 3:48:51 PM
We are now in our second year of MAP testing and have just completed the first round of testing for this year. We have also just shared the results from last year and this year, with parents of students in grades 3-9.
Posted Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 8:39:17 AM
Before the break, our PreK-1 & 2 students enjoyed a bit of water fun. The ECC playground was transformed into a mini water park for tots. Even our teachers enjoyed splashing with the kids.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 2:52:42 PM
Kasey Perry, a literacy consultant based in the United States visited SIS during September to work with the Elementary school teachers. Both teachers and parents learned a great deal during the visit.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 2:25:02 PM
Empowered by asking why, the high level physics class of 2016 received an average score of 6.5 far exceeding the world-wide average of 4.60.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 1:10:17 PM
ECC parents joined their children for a morning of exploration and learning. From Nursery to PreK 2, parents caught a glimpse of their child's ECC Experience.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 7:38:52 AM
David M. Schwartz, who has written almost 50 different books which often connect math and science with literature and daily life, inspired Shekou International School Students during his recent visit.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 7:20:13 AM
SIS donations were used to distribute food vouchers to 76 families in Jordan.
Posted Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 1:54:45 PM
We are excited to offer two new STEAM courses in grades nine and ten this year at the SIS Bayside campus. STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking.
Posted Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 9:24:36 AM
Elementary Student Council serves its role to represent the voice and concerns of our ES student body, engage in service opportunities with the larger community, and practice the roles and responsibilities of leadership.
Posted Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 8:23:50 AM
84% of Shekou International School Students scored a six or a perfect score of seven in the International Baccalaureate Mandarin program last year.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 10:07:10 AM
SIS high school students started and participate in a TASSEL chapter which provides English education to children in Cambodia over a video-calling service. They are hoping to continue to grow and spread TASSEL's message throughout the school.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 3:59:19 PM
Assemblies are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our students' success as learners and global citizens at SIS. This year's first ES assembly was led by our Grade 5 students highlighting and celebrating our students as Complex Thinkers.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 8:33:00 AM
The Chinese department celebrated the Moon Festival with four different activities this year to help students make better connections with the spirit of the mid-Autumn Festival.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 11:25:00 AM
This past summer, two SIS teachers went to the reading and writing institutes at Columbia University and had the chance to bring back new and exciting ideas and methods to add to our teaching repertoire at SIS.
Posted Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 9:21:00 AM
Sixteen service-oriented fourth and fifth graders competed for five positions in our elementary STUCO Executive Council this year. Congratulations to the candidates who were elected!
Posted Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 3:54:13 PM
Grade 11 student Lisa Peng took a creative writing course in Oxford University in England from a published author. Over the two week course she submitted a short story and a poem and sharpened her writing skills.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 10:16:21 AM
On Tuesday of last week, Bayside held a Parent Coffee Talk surrounding the use of Edmodo for students in the middle and high school. Following the great turnout, teachers immediately noticed an increase in the number of parents connected to their class.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 9:45:41 AM
The Bayside Beach Retreat proved to be a great way for Yvette Cuenco, Middle School Counselor, to get to know her students and colleagues in a fun, engaging way.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 8:36:00 AM
Three Shekou International School Students undertook the High Level (HL) IB art program and all three received perfect scores of seven. The world average for IB art is 4.78 and Shekou International School's average was seven.
Posted Thursday, Sep 1, 2016 8:46:09 AM
Spending a summer at Columbia University in New York has helped Coco Lau, grade 11, shape her future. After taking a three week course in marketing called Communicating with Consumers - Introduction to Marketing and Advertising, Coco has set her sights on a career in Marketing.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 3:44:16 PM
The graduating class of 2016 has been the most successful cohort of the past five years. The results trumpet a string of exemplary results: the highest Diploma point pass of 40 out of a possible 45 for an SIS student; the highest ever SIS average cohort Diploma pass rate of 86.4%, 7.4% above the world average; the highest ever SIS average point score per subject of 5.25 compared to the world average of 4.6; the highest ever SIS average Diploma point score of 33 compared to a world average of 30.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 2:57:02 PM
Avivi attended Stanford's summer school program and was excited to take Applied Visual Arts and Design. As her final project, Avivi designed an ice cube that goes into a water bottle and then takes the temperature of the water. She also designed an app to accompany the ice cube.
Posted Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 2:25:07 PM
On Friday, the ECC team invited one of our quiet heroes: Ms. Ah Hua, in for a surprise celebration and thank you. After many years working with our SIS children, Ms. Ah Hua is now ready to retire.