SIS News Archive
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.
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.