“Project Nightingale” Founder Recognized at CSR Awards
Dulwich College Beijing (DCB) student Tony Liang (center, sitting) was the only student who received recognition at the recent Corporate Social Responsibility Awards, organized by the British and American Chambers of Commerce. He was awarded for starting Project Nightingale, a community project to teach music to migrant children. Tony was featured as one of the Shining Community Stars in our April 2017 issue, “Hands Together.” See the story behind his project here.
International schools in Beijing reach out to the community
YCIS Student Charity Dinner Raises RMB 12,000
Year 12 students at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) led the school’s annual Incandescence Charity Dinner on June 22. The charity event raised over RMB 12,000 for Dew Drops Little Flower, a local charity that provides care for disabled orphans.
HIS Students Help Build a New Playground
Hope International School (HIS) kicked off its first fundraiser, The Playground Project, on May 31. In one month, students, parents, the board, and staff rallied together and raised RMB 150,000 to build a K3-K5 playground and new recreational equipment for all the students.
Harrow Beijing Den Day Success
Harrow Beijing’s Den Day 2017 was a resounding success, raising over RMB 50,000 for homeless children. The idea behind Den Day is to use a fun and creative activity to learn about a very serious world-wide issue. In the process, the Harrow Beijing Lower School Houses built six magnificent and resourceful dens.
Year-End Celebration at 3e
3e International School Kindergarten and Elementary students held a year-end celebration to bid farewell to their Lido Campus in preparation for their transition to 3e’s new Elementary campus in Chaoyang, a shared collaboration with Lycée Francais International Charles de Gaulle de Pekin.
Clear Future for WAB’s Duck Lake
The Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) community came together in 2016-2017 to begin the process of cleaning up its iconic Duck Lake. The WAB Gala, a group of parents, and a dedicated student club raised funds to ensure the sustainability of Duck Lake and transform it into a unique learning resource on campus.
Photos: courtesy of featured schools
This article originally appeared on p 57 of beijingkids August 2017 issue.
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