SIS News Archive
Posted Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 8:52:38 AM
Grade 11 students and advisors experienced different tastes, sights, sounds, and cultures on their Week Without Walls trip to Sabah, Malaysia.
Posted Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 8:48:22 AM
The Grade 9 Week Without Walls trip was a fantastic week of activity and cultural learning near Qingyuan. The activities throughout the program created a holistic understanding about China through unique experiences for all.
Posted Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 8:35:53 AM
61 students and 6 teachers headed through the border to Hong Kong last Tuesday morning. Overall, this trip was a huge success.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 2:19:47 PM
The Grade 10 students had an educational and rewarding trip to Lijiang and Shaxi in Yunnan Province. They spent their week in wide variety of physical activities, community service, and cultural exploration.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 2:05:21 PM
The grade 8 trip was short, but full of substance. All students feel as a big grade 8 family and understand the importance of all they can achieve when they work together.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 1:37:45 PM
For the past two weeks, Grade 2 students have been started their Unit of Inquiry "How do we Organize ourselves." Processes have been a central part of this unit, and the scientific and design process were both introduced.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 3:35:26 PM
Halloween is always an exciting day of fun activities at SIS! Students, teachers, and parents all get involved with wearing costumes, playing Halloween themed games, and participating in a parade around the sports field.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 9:51:17 AM
Every year in October, the French Program enjoys participating in the "Week of Taste," a special week in France.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 9:11:26 AM
Thank you PSA for organizing yet another wonderful movie night for the SIS community.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 3:11:23 PM
Tuesday morning, our grades 2 and 3 parents had an opportunity to experience a math mini lesson so that they could understand how math is taught at SIS.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 8:57:00 AM
PreK-1 students have started an investigation and exploration of fire and fire fighters.
Posted Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 8:22:38 AM
I decided to dedicate this space to thanking our PSA and all the parents that make SIS a community.
Posted Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 8:47:00 AM
Many thanks to all the parents who attended our PYP session last Wednesday. Our main topic was IB's Approaches to Learning.
Posted Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 8:44:56 AM
Introducing Alex Gutierrez and Jess Kuemmerlin, our two Learning Innovation Coaches at SIS. Our Learning Innovation Coaches play an integral part in the education of SIS students.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 3:23:52 PM
It's almost time for our annual Week Without Walls trips for our students here at Bayside. Preparation for the trips has been happening for many weeks.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 8:40:58 AM
By getting children involved in the process of making snacks, they have great opportunities to learn new concepts and practice multiple skills needed to complete the activities.
Posted Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 8:38:18 AM
This past week Dallin Bywater (ES Counselor) facilitated a parent session that focused on supporting children as they navigate international life.
Posted Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 8:14:00 AM
Grade 5 has been studying civilizations. Based on their research, the students had to create a Keynote presentation describing the best way to form a civilization.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 3:48:07 PM
SIS Bayside is busy hosting representatives from universities around the globe. We encourage all high school students and parents to attend these events.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 11:43:06 AM
As our first unit comes to a close, second graders were tasked with interviewing leaders in our SIS community.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 9:46:51 AM
The Dancing Snails have enjoyed building their own house with the big blocks in our classroom. To extend their interest and knowledge in this area we have begun to read stories that feature houses in them.
Posted Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 10:07:42 AM
We had thirteen fourth and fifth grade students step up to the courageous task of campaigning for student council (STUCO). Five students were elected on Friday, September 15th.
Posted Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 8:40:07 AM
Congratulations go out to Geckos Dorothy Kim in grade 5 and Sissy Wang in grade 4 who were mentioned in the most recent edition of Urban Family magazine.
Posted Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 8:39:48 AM
Sixth grade students are introduced to the United Nations and work towards—Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity For All in Humanities.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 3:29:00 PM
A very busy week for our student athletes.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:38:00 AM
The Traveling Teddy Project merges the use of traditional teddy bears with the use of technology to connect students around the world.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 10:16:00 AM
Last week was an exciting and busy time in the ECC with our first 'Learning Comes Alive', Middle School learning buddies, and a visiting EAL consultant delivering workshops to staff and parents.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 1:53:59 PM
During Moon Festival time, we make moon cakes in the Chinese classes, which strengthens motivation by helping students develop both language and cultural appreciation.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 1:53:43 PM
Last week Meaghan Wilson's 7th and 8th grade Life Skills classes visited PreK-1 and PreK-2 classrooms. This is the start of a year long collaboration, where middle school students plan and implement lessons related to healthy living to ECC classes.
Posted Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 9:08:30 AM
An SIS Gecko since grade 6, Anna Duan has spent the last two summer vacations attending summer school at top universities. Anna took on Columbia and Oberlin this summer after having attended summer school at Harvard last year.