English teacher, Kim Kriege, shines a light on how Gr. 10 students combine literary activism and their lessons from their unit on Fairness and Development with the largest human rights event in the world.
We are mindful of the needs and rights of others.
We are honest in our dealings.
We are peaceful in our intentions.
We are responsible in our actions.
We are supportive of each other.
Live Learn Lead. Three simple and dynamic words that capture the essence of who we are as a school community and what we are striving for, and which serve as an ongoing catalyst for growth and for telling our stories - students’ stories, faculty and staff’s stories and families’ stories. The simplicity of our mission enables a common understanding of our shared purpose but at the same time allows interpretations as diverse as the individuals who comprise our international community. The stories below provide a glimpse of Live Learn Lead in action. Visit us to find out more.
Working with NoTosh, a strategy consulting company and educational think tank, our community will articulate our vision of learning and teaching and develop our Strategic Plan for the future.
Service Learning Coach, Jérémie Rostan, writes about how our Service Learning Retreat is designed to build leadership skills in all YIS students.
Technology Learning Coach, Matt Broughton, informs parents about empowering students to make appropriate decisions about their use of technology as we move from an Acceptable Use Policy to an Empowered Use Policy.
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.
For all the challenges the past year has presented for our students, there are many things that we should celebrate.