SIS News Archive
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.
Posted Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 10:03:05 AM
The ECC held Parent Information Nights during the first week of school to help support our new parents, build a strong home/school partnership, and ease into the school year. Parents joined to learn about The ECC Experience at SIS.
Posted Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 9:16:00 AM
Two SIS high school students hit the volleyball nets at University of Southern California's Volleyball Camp this summer. Both girls have a passion for volleyball and wanted to improve their game. Though they both had days where they could not walk, they had an incredible experience.
Posted Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 10:53:58 AM
Two Shekou International School students attended summer school at Harvard University in Boston. Though they did not take the same classes, both had similar life-changing experiences.
Posted Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 9:17:06 AM
IB students will be participating in an IB focus day on September the 1st at the Ming Wah Hotel to help set the context and scope of the expectations for the IB Diploma Program.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 1:36:00 PM
Despite the rainy weather, we are off to a great school year. Students from the ECC to Bayside are already engaged in learning. Enjoy the photos which capture some of the exciting things happening.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 8:21:20 AM
Over the coming months we will have a variety of dates and times available for you to attend workshops and be a part of your child's learning journey.
Posted Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 10:06:00 AM
Our staff have been working hard to prepare for a great school year. We have made some helpful renovations around the campuses and remember that parent, helper and visitor IDs are required.
Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:24:06 PM
Summer is almost here and the elementary STUCO (Student Council) team decided that a great way to combine fun and a good cause would be to have a dodgeball fundraiser!