Eating for a Better World
Over 2,300 attendees’ palates were given the royal treatment with homemade international cuisine served by parents of the YCIS Shanghai community last month.
YCIS Shanghai Theatre: a Time for Culture and Humour
Humour meets culture at YCIS Shanghai when the curtains were raised in April for a theatrical journey through stories from around the world.
YCIS Shanghai - go earth
YCIS Shanghai made Mother Earth the centre of attention with a month’s worth of activities starting with Earth Hour in March.
Inaugural Seeds of Hope Concert a Success
Each seed carries life and hope--thus will be nurtured, developing roots that will take the form of our Seeds of Hope School in Qufu, Shandong.
Thoughts with Japan
As a community that not only aligns with love and charity but also represents various nationalities, YCIS Shanghai responded wholeheartedly to the earthquake that hit Japan in March. From ECE through Secondary level, activities were planned by teachers and students alike to fundraise for those who have lost their homes in the disaster.
Visit to the First Seeds of Hope School
On March 31, the Yew Chung system-wide “Seeds of Hope” project was officially kicked off in grand style by an inaugural concert held at the Grand Theatre in Qingdao City, Shandong Province.
YCIS Shanghai with Love
Today, I had the opportunity to visit sick children in the Shanghai Yodak Hospital along with nine other members of the Student Council. Our visit had proven how much of a difference our fundraisers had made to these children’s lives and it had also made us appreciate what we have a lot more.
Bookworms and Fine Print
The sounds of dragon’s roar and delightful laughter floated out of classrooms as teachers and students tackled literacy from all angles during YCIS Shanghai’s Book Week. Timed to coincide Shanghai’s annual Literary Festival at M on the Bund, Book Week encouraged children to leave their game consoles behind and join their parents for a week of words and imagination.
Student-led Conferences: Talk about Learning
This week saw the return of the Student-led Conferences. Students from Years 1 through 12 were very much excited and nervous about having an opportunity to “chat” with their parents about what they had learned so far at school. Families were found in every classroom, with conferences being conducted in all languages worthy of a UN convention.