World Classroom Trip to India
Below, Year 10 student Nathalie shares her memories from her World Classroom trip to India:
A Trip to Seeds of Hope School in Sichuan
In April 2012, a group of YCIS students and teachers paid a visit to the children at the Minzhu Primary School in Anyue, Sichuan.The school was rebuilt with RMB 1.5 million yuan raised by the Sichuan Earthquake Educational Development (SEED) Operation which was formed by YCIS campuses in response to the devastating earthquake that hit Sichuan in 2008.
World Classroom Visits YCIS Silicon Valley
YCIS Shanghai students on this year's World Classroom trip to the USA were in for a treat: they had the chance to visit sister school YCIS Silicon Valley.
Book Week and Culture at YCIS Shanghai
This year marks a decade of reading alongside Shanghai’s International Literary Festival, and YCIS Shanghai’s campuses celebrated the momentous occasion with plenty of activities.
Standing Ovation for Seeds of Hope
The second annual Seeds of Hope Fundraising Concert at the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing on March 18, 2012 marked another milestone in YCIS history. Over 350 student- and teacher-musicians from YCIS Beijing, Shanghai and Qingdao campuses gathered on one stage to play a three-part concert series that entranced audience members and transported them around the world with a global music selection.
YCIS Shanghai Charity Gala Sets New Record
The fourth Annual YCIS Shanghai Charity Gala was held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Hongta Hotel in Pudong. One hundred and thirty guests revelled in the events of the evening featuring the theme “The Rhythm of Carnival”. Masks, feathers and beads embellished the ballroom and the attendees, as everyone enjoyed a wonderful dinner, a Brazilian band and dance, a lucky draw and an extensive silent auction.
Robotics Competition a First for YCIS Shanghai
On February 25 and 26, the YCIS Shanghai Robotics Team went to Tongji University for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge. The team was represented by two Year 10 students and Physics teacher Paul Torrington, as the remaining team members were in Thailand for the annual Year 12 study abroad trip.
Success for YCIS Shanghai MUN Club!
The Model United Nations (MUN) Club spent a Friday and Saturday in January at the Concordia MUN Conference in Pudong. Fifteen schools from all over Asia competed in the conference that saw over 250 participants.
Author and Explorer Speaks at YCIS Shanghai
YCIS Shanghai welcomes author and explorer Mr. Jeff Fuchs to give a talk about appreciating tea’s central importance to Chinese cultures on his 6,000-km trek across the Tea Horse Road, the ancient trade route that winds through the Himalayas.