January 30, 2018
It was a first for schools in Shanghai on January 17, as Yew Chung International School of Shanghai’s (YCIS) new Ronghua Campus was awarded the prestigious ‘Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design’ (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). During a ceremony at the new campus, the school received the award from Mr Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO of USGBC, making YCIS the very first school in Shanghai to ever earn a LEED certification.
December 11, 2017
On Tuesday, November 28, students in the YCIS Shanghai Gubei Campus Upper Secondary String Ensemble and Select Choir put on a spectacular performance at the Bund Financial Center Christmas Tree Lighting.
The group were the only international school students selected to appear at this prestigious inaugural tree lighting at the brand new development situated on the Bund, the celebrated waterfront on the Puxi side of Shanghai.
November 23, 2017
On Sunday, November 19, YCIS Shanghai once again hosted the Shanghai Mamas for their 11th Family Day event – one of the largest and most popular family days in Shanghai. The free event took place on a sunshine filled-day at the school’s Hongqiao Campus and was attended by over 1500 parents and children.
On offer for families were creative and exciting games and activities for both children and parents, live music and performances throughout the day, a wide variety of food from community vendors, an incredible selection of raffle prizes, and a chance to bid on a Princess Cruise package to Japan, valued at 16,000 RMB.
November 6, 2017
Anna is in her very last year at YCIS. She began her YCIS journey in Beijing as a Year 1 student and moved to Shanghai for Year 2. She finished her primary years at the Regency Park Campus and moved to the Century Park Campus where she will say farewell to YCIS in May of 2018. Anna’s years at YCIS have been fruitful.
November 4, 2017
Effective communication is always essential for success as teachers. On November 3, YCIS Shanghai’s Century Park Campus welcomed 13 Chinese teachers from New York University Shanghai, who attended six Chinese lessons to learn how the teachers at YCIS use technology and new pedagogies in Chinese classes. Later, the teachers exchanged ideas on the common questions that occur in daily teaching.