August 29, 2012
YCIS Shanghai places great value on the relationship with parents, and encourages their involvement at the school. On August 27 - 29, YCIS Shanghai invited all new parents to “Welcome Tea” morning sessions across all campuses. The families were able to meet Co-Principals, Co-ordinators, and Parent Relations Officers, and to hear presentations on the philosophies and objectives of the school. A number of local Shanghai-based medical and community-related services were also present to give helpful information about their organisations to new families settling into Shanghai.
August 11, 2012
As Yew Chung International Schools are preparing to celebrate their 80th Anniversary, students, teachers, and parents have all been wondering how to celebrate this monumental occasion. Tommaso Del Giudice from YCIS Shanghai gave us a good start.
August 10, 2012
Just before the school year commenced, all new students and their families were warmly invited to attend the YCIS Welcome Barbecues in both Puxi and Pudong. There was fun for everyone, enjoying delicious food, games, activities, and a chance to connect with other new families and YCIS staff. Mr Tom Ulmet, Superintendent of YCIS in Mainland China, and the YCIS Shanghai Co-Principals and Co-ordinators were able to answer questions and get to know new families throughout a fun evening.
August 2, 2012
YCIS Shanghai hosted an Early Childhood Education (ECE) Conference at the start of August for all YCIS ECE staff. More than sixty ECE teachers and curriculum coordinators from YCIS Shanghai, YCIS Beijing, and YCIS Qingdao attended the conference at YCIS Shanghai Pudong Regency Park Campus.
July 20, 2012
For the second year in a row, a student of YCIS Shanghai Puxi Gubei Campus attained a perfect score of 45 on the IB Diploma. Celest Dines Muntaner, Valedictorian of the class of 2012, did so this time with a lot of work and perseverance. Celest led an especially strong class of students, who attained a 100% pass rate on the diploma with an average of 35 points per candidate (far exceeding last year’s world average of 29.6 points per candidate). The class of 2012 was also the largest group ever, with 62 students.