As a school and a community we have faced the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented, and moved forward together.
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.
Browse through the diverse artwork of our elementary students and their process of inquiry.
Join us for the livestream of the last Middle School graduation ceremony on the Yamate campus.
Join us for the livestream of the 49th graduation ceremony on the Yamate campus, Sat., June 5 at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm.
Enjoy this classic taleperformed by our Elementary School students as a Youtube Premier on our Youtube channel, Sun., June 6, 6:30 pm
Watch this classic adventure fantasy performed by our Middle School students as a Youtube Premier on our Youtube channel, Fri., June 4, 6:30 pm.
The Class of 2021is an extraordinary group of young people who have achieved extraordinary feats of learning and future planning throughout unprecedented challenges.
The Theory of Knowledge Exhibition is an immersive virtual experience utilizing visual exhibits complemented by audio explanations by the students themselves.
Our PTSA's Mentor Family Program has been running for several years with the aim of easing the transition to a new school and living environment for families new to our school.
Research by neuroscientists at Emory University found reading may have profound implications for children and the role of reading in shaping their brains.
At the beginning of this school year a team of YIS staff members were involved in a self-study for the Preparatory Report for CIS and NEASC, a pre-cursor to re-accreditation by the organizations.
As the new campus project developed, Taisei came to realize that I had been a student at YIS, so they asked me to join the project because of the close connection.
The PYP Exhibition is an incredible opportunity for us to celebrate our Grade 5 learners who, through inquiry learning into significant, relevant, real world concepts and topics become knowledgeable about them.
The focus of construction activity has begun to shift indoors, with the framing and drywalling of classrooms, offices and other interior rooms well advanced in the North Building, and also getting under way in the South Building.
For almost 9 months, grade 10 students have been working on their Personal Project, the culmination project of the Middle Year Program.
Our technology educators, Matt Broughton and Jason Edwards, provide some insight on how parents can help guide and support children to have positive experiences on social media.
Registration for our popular Summer School Program, open to students from international schools, begins on Monday, April 19.
One thing that helped us during E-Learning was having a growth mindset, meaning that we stayed positive and kept on trying.
With construction work now more than 50% complete and both buildings fully enclosed, it is already possible to get a sense of the abundant natural light that will permeate the inside space from the large windows that have been installed.
When choosing starting points for their Grade 12 Solo Performances, our students introspectively considered what has most impacted their lives in the past year.
One of the largest spaces in the South Building is the double gymnasium on the second floor, and a recent walkthrough confirmed the impressive scale of this facility.
Actualizing the word ‘performing’ in the performing arts is its own special challenge in online learning but as the musicians in our program have proven to me it is by no means impossible.
Through professional development with the International Baccalaureate Organization, I have found that many of our beliefs about service learning are confirmed by research in this field.
Our children need to be nurtured with just the right amount of struggle in order to develop resilience and be effective problem solvers.
Our teachers are continually pursuing opportunities for professional learning in order to facilitate student learning.