Student Blog

  • Lessons in Host Country Culture

    Lessons in Host Country Culture

    Anna, Y12, Century Park Campus

    Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important traditional Chinese holiday. The celebration lasts fifteen days; the first day of this lunar new year (初一 ‘chu yi’) was on January 28th, and the last day was February 10th.

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  • A Very Fun After School Activity - Robotics Club

    A Very Fun After School Activity - Robotics Club

    Nathan, Y7, Century Park Campus

    This year, I am participating in the ‘First Lego League’ Extra Curricular Activity (ECA) run by Mr. Horwood, the Secondary Head of Computer Science at our campus. The First Lego League ECA is centered around robot building; however, there are many other parts of the ECA that are important, too. 

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  • Benefits of the Multi-Cultural Environment at YCIS

    Benefits of the Multi-Cultural Environment at YCIS

    Anita, Y11, Century Park Campus

    The following student blog was originally published in print form within the January 2017 Edition of Shanghai Daily.

    Despite being a citizen of Finland, I have lived in Shanghai since the age of two, and I have been exposed to a surprisingly vast combination of cultures from a young age. This is mostly thanks to the international environment at YCIS, a school that I have been studying at since kindergarten. Now I am in my final year of IGCSE.

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  • My ICT project at YCIS

    My ICT project at YCIS

    Hei, Year 7, Century Park Campus

    During the first semester of our Integrated Unit (computing, character education, study strategies), we were assigned to create a video on “Being 11 Years Old”. My group was made up of three people: Colin, Zeke, and me.

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  • The IB Programme Brings out My Best

    The IB Programme Brings out My Best

    Elisa, Year 12, Century Park Campus

    The International Baccalaureate; a fiery beast known for its challenging quests of ‘diploma-hood’. Those who dare fight and attempt to conquer its challenges are regarded as legends, superheroes, other-worldly… also known as me, Elisa (kidding!).

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