SIS News Archive
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.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 8:48:42 AM
In the ECC, each week we pair up with another ECC buddy class for a P.E. lesson in the SPAH.
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.