May 17, 2016
Dusten Kent is the Secondary Vice Principal at Yew Chung International School (YCIS)’s Century Park Campus in Pudong. In addition to being part of the senior leadership team, the Canadian has a hands-on-role teaching ‘The Theory of Knowledge’ (TOK) for Year 13 IB students, and has seen a number of this year’s graduating cohort grow up with the school. Here, the father of two discusses his experiences at the school and the rewards of seeing students’ development over time.
May 4, 2016
Recently, the annual Primary Chinese Storytelling Competition took place at YCIS’s Hongqiao Campus. This year, the successful competition was held over two days for two year level groups – Years 2-4 and Years 5-6. This was the first year that the competition was open to students in Year 2, and all students were very eager to have the opportunity to participate and demonstrate the language skills they have further developed in class.
April 26, 2016
As an international school in Shanghai, YCIS is a thriving hub for students and their families, with more than 50 nationalities represented. Each year, the school celebrates the diverse cultural heritage of its international community at the International Family Food Fair (IFFF) at the Hongqiao Campus. Planned by the Parent Organisation Puxi (POP), the 8th annual event was another fantastic day of food and entertainment for the entire community to enjoy.
April 25, 2016
With graduation just around the corner, the Year 13 students at Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS) have already received offers from top universities around the world. In fact, students from YCIS’s Class of 2016 from the Gubei and Century Park campuses have been accepted at an abundance of universities thus far, including:
April 20, 2016
This summer, another group of students will graduate from Yew Chung International School of Shanghai’s (YCIS) Gubei Campus. Warren is an American student from Kalamazoo, Michigan, and he is graduating after spending his high school years at YCIS. Here, he reflects on his experience at the city’s first independent international school.