Rain Can’t Dampen the Fun at Annual Moon Festival!

Rain or shine, YCIS’s annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival brings families and staff together to celebrate this special Chinese cultural holiday. This year’s festival held on Saturday, September 21 reunited current and alumni families as they enjoyed activity stations organized by YCIS teachers.

Children filled up their passports of fun as they visited stations ranging from the educational (Oreo cookie phases of the moon), to the creative (Chinese calligraphy, origami, making moon cakes), to fun games (ping pong ‘moon’ toss and bingo). Children also enjoyed getting their faces painted and going home with balloon animals. After filling up their passports with stamps at each of the stations, children were rewarded with a traditional tea egg – YUM! Families also had the opportunity to support the YCIS 5th grade class as they sold lemonade to raise funds for their class trip to Beijing in the spring. Though the rain started to fall towards the end of the festival, spirits were not dampened. Everyone enjoyed a fun morning out and went home with a smile.

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YCIS ‘Seeds of Hope’ Pilgrimage Raises Money in Support of Kids International Ministries

On June 1, Mr Steve Hackman, Head of Christian and Community Development at the Yew Chung Education Foundation, set off on a 2,000km, two-and-a-half-month-long walk to raise funds for charity. Mr Hackman has received much interest in his special journey, including from the South China Morning Post, which interviewed Mr Hackman before he set off.

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First Day of the 2018-19 School Year

All five YCIS Shanghai campuses will warmly welcome our returning and new students and their families on August 21. We are very excited for the school year ahead!

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