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Spotlight Shines on Regional Theater Festival at WAB
It was an inspiring week of performance and theater, as more than 50 high school students from around the Asia-Pacific region joined the 2018 APAC Theatre Festival at Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) on March 3. The students took workshops and created original performances over the three-day event.
BSB MIT Challenge – Greener Skies
As part of its collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the British School of Beijing (BSB), Shunyi’s Year 7 students completed the MIT challenge to reduce the impact of airplanes to the environment. They built creative and intelligent models and tested the efficiency of their new designs.
YCIS Beijing Talents Galore: IGCSE Music & Drama Celebration
Students of Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS) took part in this year’s IGCSE Music & Drama Celebration on February 28. Featuring performances as varied as scenes from Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, to a violin concerto by Vivaldi, to renditions of modern rock songs, the school community joined together to celebrate the talents and hard work of their classmates.
Irish Music and Dancing at BSB Sanlitun
As part of the St. Patrick’s Festival in Beijing, The British School of Beijing (BSB), Sanlitun hosted an exhibition of Irish music and dancing on March 12. Primary children sang beautifully with the Upducky band and even got to learn some dance steps for themselves!
BWYA Primary School Takes Center Stage
On February 9, Primary school students of Beijing World Youth Academy (BWYA) performed in their Winter Festival with 27 acts wowing the audience at The Beijing Theatre. These included traditional and classical music pieces, as well as pop songs from China and around the world, dance routines, singing and instrumentals.
Representatives of Over 100 Universities Visit DCB
Dulwich College Beijing (DCB) recently hosted the Beijing International Schools’ University Fair 2018. Students from each of the six organizing high schools and other international schools in Beijing had the opportunity to meet face to face with the admissions officers from over 100 universities around the world.
Outstanding Exhibition by ISB’s IB Art Students
The International School of Beijing’s (ISB) IB Art students showcased their final exhibition for the 2017-18 school year with a gallery opening for the community on March 9.
Harrow Beijing Collaboration-Creativity-Curiosity Week
From March 5 to 9, students in Years 4 to 8 at Harrow Beijing experienced inquiry-based learning through the lens of a thematic project entitled “The Silk Road,” in order to better develop their independent and collaborative learning skills.
House of Knowledge Holds Grand “Oscars”
House of Knowledge Schools and Kindergartens (HoK) Shunyi campus hosted a star-filled “Oscar Ceremony” in the gym on January 19. The “Oscar Ceremony” is part of the IPC’s exhibition section for Grade 2, where students spend nine weeks studying “Magic Media.”
Chinese New Year Temple Fair at 3e
3e International School celebrated the Chinese New Year with the annual Dragon Parade and lively Temple Fair on February 9. Students collaborated to produce amazing colourful dragons for their parades and engaged in a temple fair full of traditional Chinese arts, crafts, and snacks, culminating with the anticipated lion dance.
BCIS Grade 10 Jewelry Exhibition Amazes!
Grade 10 students of Beijing City International School (BCIS) recently put on an amazing jewelry exhibition at the ID Gallery and SS Building Lobby that showcased jaw-dropping pieces as part of their work from their Design and Technology (DT) lesson.
Ivy Bilingual School Orchid Garden Campus Celebrates Lantern Festival
Ivy Bilingual Schools Orchid Garden campus celebrated Lantern Festival on March 2. This event proved fun and educational for everyone. In each of the classrooms, children were able to get involved with crafts and games that are traditional to China as well as a great deal of fun.
Photos: Courtesy of HoK, 3e, ISB,Harrow Beijing, BWYA, DCB, YCIS, BSB Sanlitun, WAB, BSB Shunyi, BCIS, Ivy Bilingual Schools
This article appeared on p57 of beijingkids April 2018 issue