We began sharing our feelings about the KG students' upcoming move to gr. 1, then compared this with how they had felt about transitioning to Kinder.
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. Check out the stories below for a glimpse of Live Learn Lead in action, and visit us to find out more.
Welcome to the Kirin Community Garden, a community project that started in the fall o f 2017, and continues to this day, thanks to the students, staff and parents of YIS.
In early April, YIS and Dragon Dining hosted BBC School Chef of the Year, Tony Mulgrew, for a week full of sharing best practices in the school food industry. Tony reflects on the inspiration provided by his time at YIS.
Secondary school vice principal, Rebekah Madrid, provides a window into the gr. 7 expedition in October 2017, telling us what Live Learn Lead means to her.
YIS staff and their families spent the October Break building a home in Cambodia. Service Learning Coordinators Mario Saez and Sarah Urquhart speak from the fields of the village in this video, where, as you will see, rural life stops for no one.