BSB, Sanlitun Student Brings Artistic Flair to Pollution Masks
The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun (BSB, Sanlitun) held a competition in partnership with Cambridge Masks for students to design their own pollution mask. Among the hundreds of entries, the design by Hudson Mitchell Denney from Year 4 topped the contest. His design shows a section of the Great Wall of China with greenery and blue skies and the characters for Beijing. It will be manufactured by Cambridge Masks and will soon be sold at the school.
TEDxYouth@BIBSShunyi Celebrates Ideas Worth Spreading
Beanstalk International Bilingual School, Shunyi (BIBS, Shunyi) has held its first TEDxYouth talk which featured four homegrown students as well as guest professionals who talked about the themes of spending time, educating people, and global sustainability. The event on May 5 was organized by BIBS Middle School-High School Student Council. “It strives to provide a dynamic platform for people within and beyond the Beanstalk community to meet and make a positive impact and difference in our world with ideas worth spreading,” BIBS said.
Keystone Academy MYP Accredited
Keystone Academy has announced it received IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) accreditation from the International Baccalaureate (IB) in April 2017. It follows Keystone’s IB Diploma Programme authorization last academic year (2015-2016). “The IB world schools share a common philosophy: a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that we believe is important for our students,” Keystone said.
Harrow Beijing Charity Ball Raises RMB 500k
Harrow Beijing’s first Charity Ball, “One Night in Beijing,” has raised a total of RMB 501,482 for Educating Girls of Rural China (EGRC) and WATERisLIFE. “The successful Charity Ball was a great example to our students about growing their sense of social responsibility by collaborating with parents and staff to achieve a wonderful outcome for those less fortunate than ourselves,” Harrow said.
WAB Approved to Offer Danish National Exams
Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) has announced that it has received permission from the Danish Ministry of Education to administer the Danish national Grade 9 exams, which mark the end of Danish schooling, Folkeskolen. This makes WAB the first school in Beijing to host the examinations for students looking to further their education in Denmark.
BSB Students to Present at UN Global Goals Summit
Four student ambassadors from the British School of Beijing, Shunyi (BSB, Shunyi) – Tildie, Helen, Sunny, and Sabrina (left to right) – are set to present their ideas on Sustainable Development goals of food security and ensuring healthy lives for everyone at the United Nations High Level Political Forum. The event will be held on July 10-19 in New York City.
The French Embassy Welcomes the LFIP
Ambassador of France in China Maurice Gourdault-Montagne and the Embassy of France to China have warmly received the Lycée Français International Charles de Gaulle de Pékin (LFIP). For the occasion, representatives from over 30 countries gathered on April 25 to celebrate the achievements of the international school.
YCIS Beijing Receives Recognition for Charitable Efforts
Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) has recently received a prestigious CSR Award in recognition of the school’s contributions to charity in China. The school was selected by a panel of judges from the British and American Chambers of Commerce following efforts of Yew Chung Education Foundation’s Seeds of Hope charity.
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