YCIS Beijing Christmas Concerts
Yew Chung International School of Beijing ECE Kindergarten and Primary students joined in Nativity-themed Christmas Concerts on December 12, celebrating the meaning of holiday through a mixture of singing, dancing, acting, and instrumental performances.
SE21 in Dulwich College Beijing
A large group of DCB Year 5 and Year 6 students joined in the first Hackathon held in the school’s brand new and new state-of-the-art STEAM center, known as ‘SE21,’ last December 13.
Keystone Winter Celebration Honors Global Citizenship
International-Mindedness was this year’s theme at Keystone Academy’s Winter Celebration, held on December 15. Being internationally-minded is a value that Keystone aims to foster in our children through our curriculum.
Preschool and Elementary Winter Concerts at CISB
The annual preschool and elementary winter concerts at Canadian International School of Beijing were a great success. Classes sang lovely holiday and pop songs, danced to inspiring music and presented several student-written plays. They were so pleased to be able to share them with their families and friends.
WAB Elementary Students Write, Perform Original Musical
Elementary students at Western Academy of Beijing took active roles in creating their original production, Come Fly with Me, presented last December 13. Rather than just finding a part, memorizing the lines and performing, all 39 of them were integral in every step of the process, including story development, script-writing, set design, costumes, music, choreography, stage direction and beyond.
ISB’s Compass Quest Series Explores Northern Yunnan
International School of Beijing’s middle school students opted to spend their first week of winter break discovering northern Yunnan as part of ISB’s Compass Quest Series.
BSB Sanlitun Reception Christmas Production
On December 7, all of the hard work of students from The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun paid off when Reception performed the Christmas Extravaganza to their family and friends. From Santas, to Reindeers, from Toys to Snowflakes, they sang and danced their way to the top of Santa’s good list!
Canadian Government Officials Visit BCIS
On November 16, Beijing City International School hosted a delegation from the Canadian government, including Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Dr. Harpreet Kochhar, Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations. Mr. Hussen addressed Grade 11 and 12 students at the secondary school library.
BWYA fINe Arts Festival
The student council at Beijing World Youth Academy’s IN campus in Lido organized a special evening of performing and creative arts on December 15, inviting the school community to celebrate the artistic talent of its students. Called the fINe Arts Festival, the event showcased everything from music to dance, painting and sculpture.
HoK Christmas Celebration
Students and teachers of House of Knowledge Schools and Kindergartens assembled together on December 15 to celebrate Christmas. The festivities kicked off with a special performance for parents as the students sang and danced on stage. Santa Claus also joined us and brought lots of gifts!
Thousands of Families Gather at beijingkids and JingKids School Fair
The 10th Beijing International School Expo, which took place on January 13-14, looked to the future, as schools showcased cutting-edge ideas in education. Around 3,000 families gathered at Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel to meet and talk to representatives from 67 schools and 32 other education providers. CCTV 2’s Global Financial Report broadcast live and reported about the growing importance of the bilingual and international education sector in Beijing.
Lighting of the Tree at Harrow Beijing
All students from the Lower School of Harrow Beijing, together with parents and teachers, gathered to celebrate the holiday season in the Lower School’s annual Lighting of the Tree production on December 8. The pupils performed festive holiday songs and musical instruments for the audience and each class produced a wish to hang on the tree. It was a very sweet and charming concert full of festive cheer and a wonderful way to kick-start the holiday season!
Ivy Bilingual School Kicks Off Spring Festival Celebration
Ivy Bilingual School Orchid Garden Campus began a grand celebration for the Spring Festival on February 2. The school helps revive the traditional Chinese cultural legacies for the children to experience such as traditional lantern making and lantern riddles, all designed to leave kids and parents with sweet memories.
3e Elementary School Winter Recital
3e Elementary School students held their first Winter Recital in the new campus’ theater on December 19. The program included choral performances, piano, and violin solos and was a wonderful way to celebrate the end of the first semester in the new campus and the festive season with their parents.
Photos: Courtesy of Schools; Uni You
This article appeared on p58-63 of beijingkids February 2018 issue.