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CISB’s 10th Annual School Wide Photo
On September 15 Canadian International School of Beijing’s (CISB’s) 1,032 students, 234 teachers and staff, Board of Directors and special guest, Judy Ross of Projects Abroad, gathered on the school field to take their 10th annual school wide photo.
BJU Welcomes Lucia Lešková
Dr. Lucia Lešková has joined the staff at Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics (BJU). Dr. Lešková received her medical degree from First Faculty of Medicine Charles University Prague in 2002 after studying on multiple scholarships in Slovakia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. With over 13 years of clinical experience, before joining BJU, Dr. Lešková practiced at Canadian Medical Care in Prague as a general pediatrician and expert in pediatrics hemato-oncology.
Hoop Dreams: HISB welcomes new basketball Head Coach
Harrow International School of Beijing (HISB) prides itself on its excellent athletics programs, which include a top-notch basketball team. This year they welcome new Head Coach Nahtral Morgan, who will bring his experience playing, coaching, and mentoring both in the US and China as he leads Harrow to take on the competition from around the city.
YCIS Beijing’s Creativity, Action, and Service (CAS) Fair Provides Students with Achievement Opportunities
On September 22, Year 11 and 12 students at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) met with representatives from local and global organizations at a school-hosted CAS Fair, providing students with opportunities to get involved with a variety of projects in different communities. With over 20 different local and school-led groups present during the event, there were volunteer prospects for students of every interest. CAS is an integral part of each student’s IB curriculum; students must fulfill this requirement in order to graduate with their IB diploma. Students glean valuable and irreplaceable experiences from their involvement with these organizations.
WAB Makerspace Expands to Include Middle School Students
After a successful first year with Grade 3 to 5 students, Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) will expand its Makerspace to involve Middle School students and offer the program throughout the duration of the school year. Makerspace is a club that gives students the opportunity to design and collaborate on creative projects, such as building robots.
HoK Becomes Beijing’s First Official Trilingual Kindergarten
In September, House of Knowledge International School and
Kindergarten (HoK) was awarded their education license from the Chaoyang Education Bureau, becoming the first official Trilingual kindergarten in Beijing.
British Ambassador’s Visit to DCB
On Wednesday, September 9, Dulwich College Beijing students met Her Majesty’s British Ambassador to China, Ms. Barbara Woodward. The purpose of her visit was to launch the Inspiring Women campaign in China. During the event, Woodward delivered a speech to senior school students in which she talked about her role and the significance of this campaign.
Keystone Students Learn from the Future in Russia
Nine students from Grades 9 and 10 traveled to Moscow for five days over the October national holidays for a math and science tour. The Moscow trip, led by middle and high school math teacher Yang Zhaohui, is part of Keystone Academy’s Experiential Learning Program. Students visited and learned from the faculty at Moscow State University,
Moscow State Pedagogical University, and Moscow Aviation Institute. Students were able to perform experiments and visit top-secret labs to understand research that is years ahead of their time, providing an exhilarating peek into the future for students.
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Photos: Courtesy of CISB, BJU, YCIS, Harrow Beijing, WAB, HoK, DCB, & Keystone