What’s happening in Beijing’s international school community? Experience cultural heritage, sports matches, and more in this month’s Circuit.
Intangible Cultural Heritage Experience at Beijing No. 55 High School
On March 29, teachers and students from Beijing No. 55 High School International Students Section went to Daoxianghu Intangible Cultural Heritage Science City. They experienced an intangible cultural heritage project and were impressed by the site. The activity was enjoyable and left the students with a deep appreciation of Chinese civilization and traditional culture.
We All Scream for Ice Cream at BCIS
As part of their studies on innovation, Beijing City International School (BCIS) students decided to hold a pop-up store for three consecutive days, selling sweet frozen treats to excited and happy ES students for a charitable cause.
2019 Harrow Ducker
On March 28, Harrow Beijing held its annual Harrow Ducker at both its Main Campus and City Campus. As a traditional running race, the Harrow Ducker commemorates the contribution of John Lyon, the founder of Harrow School.
Around the World at BWYA
On March 22, Beijing World Youth Academy (BWYA) Primary School embraced their cross-cultural spirit for their “International Day.” With assistance from the PTA, the classrooms were decorated in many different countries’ styles, and diverse cultural cuisines were also served as students played games and explored new cultures together.
ISB Hosts APAC Track and Field
The International School of Beijing (ISB) hosted the APAC Track and Field tournament on April 13-14. The event welcomed students from six other schools to compete and test their speed, strength, and agility in traditional running, throwing, and jumping events. The ISB boys’ team placed second, and the girls’ team placed fourth overall.
DCB Students in London for Dulwich Olympiad
Eighty-three Dulwich College Beijing (DCB) students participated in the week-long Dulwich Olympiad in London this past March, which celebrated 400 years of Dulwich College. More than nine hundred students from eleven Dulwich schools engaged in art, music, drama, and sports in venues such as the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Hall, and the Olympic Pool, and Track.
University Fair at BSB Shunyi
The British School of Beijing, Shunyi (BSB Shunyi) hosted the “Beijing International Schools’ Spring University Fair.” Hundreds of students and parents met 95 University Admissions representatives from around the world who helped to inform students at BSB and the larger Beijing Community about their many future possibilities.
G10 Personal Project Exhibition at CISB
This year, the Canadian International School of Beijing (CISB) held its G10 Personal Project Exhibition to much success. Students were given the opportunity to challenge themselves and all participants deserve to be proud of their hard work.
The Fourth Reading Week of HoK
During the first week of March, House of Knowledge (HoK) held its fourth annual Reading Week. During this year’s event, House of Knowledge held fun and interactive activities, games, role-playing activities, and field trips across its three campuses- Shunyi, Chaoyang Park, and Xinglong.
Supporting the Children of Stars on World Autism Day at Beijing BISS International School
A public welfare event entitled “Just Like You” at Beijing BISS International School was held recently with the aim of raising public awareness about autism. The money raised from the auctioning of paintings submitted for the event will be allocated to autistic artists and for the rehabilitation of autistic people through the China Social Welfare Foundation.
Easter Fashion Show at Journey Academy of Beijing
Recently, students at Journey Academy of Beijing dressed up for a fashion show with Spring-themed costumes to display their interesting fashion sense. Following the show, teachers and students also celebrated the Easter holiday together.
Building a Love of Reading at YCIS Beijing
Yew Chung International School of Beijing recently celebrated Literacy Week, a festival of reading, literature, and storytelling. As part of their Literacy Week celebrations, the school hosted visiting authors including Paul French, Curtis Jobling, Martin Kiszko, and Antoinette Portis.
This article appeared in the beijingkids May 2019 Identity issue.
Photos: Courtesy of featured schools.