March 1, 2011
Parents are faced with a bewildering range of features and options when choosing an international school for their children: from location to curriculum to activities, examination results and university placement. Occasionally even the choice of uniforms and food are taken into account. Superintendent of YCIS China Mr Tom Ulmet, who has seen the expansion and growth of international schools in Shanghai over the last ten years, thinks there is something even more important: school mission.
January 3, 2011
This year sees the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) commending three Year 13 IB students for their performance on the American Preliminary SAT (PSAT)--evidence of the YCIS Shanghai faculty’s commitment to educating academically savvy students.
December 6, 2010
When Eoin Murphy chose Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai) for his two sons, he knew that the school had a strong Chinese program. However, he never imagined that his son Tiernan would go on to place in the finals of a national Chinese language competition just a few years after moving to Shanghai.
October 6, 2010
Student leaders at the Yew Chung International School of Shanghai, from primary through secondary grades, focus their efforts on helping fellow students as well as organizing charity activities. These efforts align with YCIS Shanghai’s motto of “love and charity,” while giving the students an opportunity to practice leadership skills in a multicultural environment.
September 3, 2010
Tiernan Murphy, a Year 5 student at Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai), impressed with his Chinese telling of Little Red Hiding Hood to end up in top 5 of the National Storytelling Competition held in Hangzhou this month.