This year's IB DP Art Exhibit is the culmination of a course that for almost two years required the periodic interruption of face-to-face instruction. How did this affect the 18 artists in our DP course?
News and Updates
There's always something interesting going on at YIS. Check this space for the latest news on school events and activities, messages from the head of school and principals, notices of upcoming events, and much more.
Grade 12 student, Polina, wrote this article in French in practice for her IBDP French exam just in time to celebrate Le Mois de la Francophonie in March.
Grade 5 students are excited to demonstrate how they have grown as learners, and share the skills and knowledge that they have acquired over the years in the Primary Years Programme that culminates in the annual PYP Exhibition on March 15.
If you could write a letter to your future self, what’s the one message that you need to share? What questions would you ask?
Languages and cultures are directly related: by promoting linguistic diversity we also promote cultural diversity. International mindedness, intercultural understanding and multilingualism are one of the IB missions.
YIS Counselors have organized two personal development workshops for YIS parents to thrive in our post-pandemic environment.
Join the IBDP Gr. 12 music students for an inspiring night of entertainment in their final Music course performances, Feb. 28 - Mar. 2.
Dungeons and Dragons is one of the fastest growing after-school activities we offer. Since its beginnings in 1974, the game has traditionally been a somewhat niche activity, so what is the source of its enduring appeal?
YIS parents and students are invited to watch the Gr. 11 and Gr. 12 Theatre course students perform an important part of their course work for their 2-year course.
Parents of students in Grade 10 are cordially invited to attend the Personal Project Exhibition, a milestone event in the IB curriculum's Middle Years Programme.
The proceeds from the annual PTSA Food Fair are used as grants to enhance and support the teaching and learning programs that benefit our students and school community.
With over 90 staff from 25 different countries, we have a wealth of experience and expertise to draw upon as we learn through informal and formal ways, explicitly and implicitly, from each other every day to impact learning for all our students.
We are currently planning a series of celebratory events for our 100th anniversary to take place October 25 - 28, 2024 and wanted to share those dates with you now.
Within the context of our mission, the Live Learn Lead Project is an experiential learning programme that facilitates growth through student choice, independence and collaboration.
With the last three COVID-filled years, many programs, traditions, and activities had to “wait in the wings” for their chance to shine again.
Step into the creepy and kooky world of the Addams Family with our new High School musical extravaganza!
Service Learning at YIS is transformative and allows students to develop crucial understandings, skills, and qualities, such as empathy, cooperation, communication, critical thinking.
As a school, we are always looking at pushing ourselves for continual improvement, and as the name of our Impact Strategy suggests, we want to make improvements that will have a positive impact on learning for all students, make us a better school, and create more opportunities for learning for all of our community.
Our 25-meter indoor heated swimming pool is a venue for growth for many students and staff, and has already provided novel opportunities for personal and community development.
As we prepare for the winter break and a much deserved holiday ahead, it is a good time to reflect on the year and the fact that we have now been in our Honmoku campus for nearly a full twelve months.
Alumni, former students, parents of alumni, and former staff are invited to join fellow Dragons in London, England on Fri., Jan. 20, 2023
Delight in the versatile sounds of the Japanese koto as our Middle and High School students adapt modern music for the traditional instrument.
The YIS library is a haven for independent readers and learners, who possess both a love for reading, and the skills to locate their ideal books.
Our Head of English, Krista Quint, writes about this opportunity to build community, nurture self-growth and reflection and deepen one's connection to nature through service learning and adventure in the islands of Hawai'i.
Charles Jack, Chair of the YIS Board of Directors, provides a brief summary of the 2022 Annual General Meeting held in early November.