Student Blog

  • How YCIS Celebrates Pi Day - Andy

    How YCIS Celebrates Pi Day - Andy

    Andy, Year 8, Gubei Campus

    Pi Day is an important festival in the history of maths, celebrating both the mathematical term pi and Albert Einstein’s birthday. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14. At YCIS, we learnt about pi and held a pie competition and tasting to celebrate Pi Day.

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  • City Scape as the Theme of Chinese New Year Celebrations

    City Scape as the Theme of Chinese New Year Celebrations

    Elena, Year 7, Century Park Campus

    Chinese New Year is a very traditional festival in China. It is also called the Spring Festival, or the Lunar New Year. At YCIS, we celebrate Chinese New Year in many ways, including an annual event that the school holds for families to join together to celebrate the holiday.

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  • Battle of the Bands: We’re All a Part of the YCIS Community

    Battle of the Bands: We’re All a Part of the YCIS Community

    Jing Yang, Year 8, Gubei Campus

    Not long ago, 74 students from Years 8 to 13 joined together and rocked the house! Fourteen bands prepared for the YCIS Battle of the Bands (BOTB), which was the greatest number of bands we have had in the history of BOTB.

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  • Reflections from Students about Their Recent Seeds of Hope Volunteering Trip to Anhui

    Reflections from Students about Their Recent Seeds of Hope Volunteering Trip to Anhui

    Recently, a group of Year 10 students and faculty from Century Park Campus travelled to Xiuning County in China’s Anhui province to visit a YCIS Seeds of Hope School, located in a small rural village and surrounded by rice fields. The YCIS students had the opportunity to interact with the young children attending the school. Together they played sports, practised a co-ordinated dance, worked on an art project, and conversed using language skills that the YCIS students had built in class, and more. After returning to Shanghai, the students reflected upon the trip, sharing their thoughts about the meaningful experience, as follows:

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  • What It’s Like to Be a Drama Student at YCIS

    What It’s Like to Be a Drama Student at YCIS

    Tanya, Year 11, Gubei Campus

    To be a drama student or not to be a drama student? If that’s the question, then the answer’s pretty obvious. Be one! The three years that I’ve participated in our school’s Drama programme have been some of the best of my life. Whether you’re a lively extrovert, curious about the art form, or just naturally drawn to it like I am, Drama and Theatre have a way of consistently producing Tony-worthy performances (at least we’re certainly working passionately towards it).

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