As a new counselor at YIS, I was delighted to see the strategic plan included wellness as a key area of focus, as this is a passion of mine. So why do we consider it so important?
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.
By acting as leaders to new and well-established service groups, the representatives on the Student Service Committee have helped shape the YIS service learning program.
Working with Project Baseline, our Underwater Explorers service group contributes to ocean conservation.
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.
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.