YCIS Beijing Students Place Top in Worldwide Math Competition
Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) Year 10 student Hyunju Ju has placed in the top 500 in this year’s worldwide UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT) competition. She will be participating in a worldwide Mathematics Olympiad against other top finishers, in a bid to get a spot in the top 100. Six other YCIS students joined the best 8,000 students in math from a pool of over 300,000 participants.
Hong Kong Official Shares Understanding of Education at 3e
3e International School has welcomed Eddie Ng Hak-kim, Secretary for Education of Hong Kong SAR Government to tour the school and meet with the leadership team, teachers, students, and parents. His visit assisted all involved to gain a greater understanding of the challenges, opportunities, and practices for kindergarten education in mainland China and HK.
Daystar Sanlitun Names New Principal
Kari King joins Daystar Sanlitun in August as its new elementary principal. King has over 12 years of experience in education including international postings and a PYP background and is a firm believer in community building and nurturing programs from the ground up.
AnRic LMR Unveils New School Location
AnRic Little Montessori Room (AnRic LMR) will be moving to a brand new location on Guanghua Lu in Chaoyang District. New facilities feature an indoor gym, a multi-language library, and a children’s kitchen.
Robotic LEGO Invades HIS First Graders
Grade 1 students at Hope International School (HIS) eagerly dived into a new weekly science project where they build and program a Robotic LEGO, donated by a parent last February. The robot’s accompanying curriculum is broad, and includes topics like earthquakes, sound vibrations, plants, space exploration, and habitats.
BCIS Holds Workshop on Spring Allergies
Beijing City International School (BCIS) has held a Parents as Learners Workshop titled, “Common Spring Allergies.” Dr. Chen Yifu, medical director at Beijing United Family Guang Qu Men Clinic led the session on March 28, where he discussed common spring allergens such as pollen.
New Swiss School Opens at WAB
Enrollment is now open for Swiss School Beijing, China’s first school to receive recognition from the Swiss government. In collaboration with the Association Swiss School, Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) is offering a unique opportunity for German-speaking students from kindergarten to Grade 2. New classes will roll out subsequently each year.
Parents Ring in Spring Semester at Etonkids
Etonkids Parents Academy has organized a workshop called “New Students: A lesson for Parents”. More than 120 parents from Beijing joined the event on February 26 to start off the 2017 spring semester.
Keystone Unveils New Website Look
Keystone Academy invites everyone into its school community through its brand new website homepage. The new hub on www.keystoneacademy.cn is a one-stop place for everyone to get to know about learning and living the Keystone Way.
Photos courtesy of AnRic LMR, YCIS Beijing, 3e International School, Daystar Academy, and Hope International School
This is an updated version of the article that originally appeared on p. 57 of beijingkids April Issue. Download the digital copy here.