Annual Christmas Concert 2016
On Wednesday, December 14, our YCIS music students took the stage for the annual Christmas concert. The music was selected to represent all sorts of Christmas traditions.
Christmas on Ice
YCIS Qingdao held the annual Christmas on Ice event at the Sea Pole Star ice skating rink in Huangdao on December 14, 2016. Several restaurants within the local community came out to support this event and sell their goods.
English Gifted and Talented Event – Restaurant Review of Pizza Bakeren, Huangdao
On December 8, YCIS Qingdao’s English students Daniel Gakes, Mun June Chong, and Constance Vielma Clegg visited the Norwegian restaurant Pizza Bakeren in Huangdao.
World Class Accreditations at YCIS Qingdao
Out of the many international schools in China, there is only a limited number of international schools to hold the prestigious joint accreditations through Council of International Schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and National Centre for School Curriculum and Textbook Development (NCCT). We are the only international school in Qingdao that has been accredited by all three agencies.
MUN Trip to Seoul
Last week, our Model United Nations (MUN) students went to Seoul to represent YCIS in a conference centred around the theme of Embracing Diversity.
Years 5 and 6 Mini-Olympics and Sleepover
On November 17 and 18, Years 5 and 6 had our annual sleepover. This year it was a two-day event. On Thursday we held a Mini-Olympics, and Friday we held a Brain Olympics.
Journeys in Reading during Annual Book Week
From October 31 to November 4, YCIS Qingdao held its annual Book Week. The running theme of the week was journeys. The students looked at how the art of reading and writing is a journey in itself, as well as the journeys, metaphorical or otherwise, protagonists embark on in fiction.
Seeds of Hope Trip to Qufu
From October 24–27, Year 9, 10 and 12 students went on a four-hour road trip to a school in Qufu to educate the children on the importance of protecting our planet. This trip was led by the Year 12 IB students as their diploma Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) project.
YCIS Qingdao Teacher Ranks Top in Foreign Teacher Talent Competition
YCIS Qingdao’s Lisa Bruno was selected as the first place winner and best foreign educator of all schools in Qingdao in a Foreign Teacher Talent Competition.