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Harrow Speech Day 2015
Students of the pre-prep and upper schools and their parents attended Harrow International School of Beijing’s (HISB) annual Speech Day on Friday, June 26. Prizes are awarded to students not only for their academic achievements, but also for their outstanding achievements in leadership and house activities.
YCIS Director Dr. Betty Chan Receives 3rd Honorary Doctorate
Dr. Betty Chan Po-king, director and school supervisor of all Yew Chung International Schools (YCIS), received her third honorary doctorate in early July when she was presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws at the University of Bath (UK). The latest honor recognizes Dr. Chan’s distinguished career developing and promoting early childhood and international education with emphasis on supporting greater understanding between east and west and between those of different cultural backgrounds.
Celebrating the End-of-Year with Wine and Roses
Parents, teachers, and staff came together on June 12 in celebration of Keystone Academy’s first academic year for a PTA-organized dinner dance on campus. In the keynote address, Head of School, Malcolm
McKenzie reminded the school community that Keystone is still a new school, and that each person should continue to be innovative and creative.
Diving for Experiential Learning Opportunities Week at ISB
June 1 kicked off Experiential Learning Opportunities Week at International School of Beijing (ISB). High school students were given the opportunity to learn from experts in a variety of fields such as carpentry, fencing, video game design, restaurant management, scuba diving and more.
Middle and High School Academic Awards at CISB
On June 15, Canadian International School Beijing (CISB) came together to celebrate the academic achievements of their students from Grades 6-11. Students were honored for their improvements throughout the year, their excellence in particular subjects, and for being an overall leader in their grade level.
BCIS Team with the 2015 ACAMIS Math Olympiad
Grade 9 and 10 students represented Beijing City International School (BCIS) at the annual ACAMIS Math Olympiad, which this year was hosted at the Western Academy of Beijing (WAB). Two teams from the school took part, made up of John Choi, Jaeyoung Lee, Jerry Lu, Minwoo Jung, Robert Liu, Sam Xu, Oleg Kang, and Nike Ye. Both teams performed very strongly, with one taking the top prize.
Hyde Academy Opening
Hyde Academy will open its doors on August 27, for grades 4-9. Founded by Jennifer Sachs who has headed up The Learning Center in Shunyi since 2004, Hyde Academy is specifically designed to help second language students transition into international high schools or to schools overseas. Headmaster Gerard Clyne has worked with expat and local school students for more than seven years as Center Director for TLC and with his expertise in mathematics and physics is spearheading a comprehensive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) program at the academy. For more information about Hyde Academy and the admissions process please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Anna Maria Entorf Joins International SOS
International SOS Beijing Clinic welcomes Dr. Anna Maria Entorf, a German dentist who worked for many years as a dentist at the Dental
Department of the University of Göttingen as well as in a group practice for several years where she specialized in prosthodontics. Dr. Entorf speaks both German and English. To make an appointment with Dr. Entorf please call the Beijing Clinic at 6462 0333
This article originally appeared on page 16-17 of the beijingkids August 2015 issue. Click here to read the issue for free on Issuu.com. To find out how you can get your own copy, email email@example.com.
Photos: courtesy of HISB, YCIS, Keystone, CISB, ISB, Hyde Academy, & International SOS