January 20, 2016
This month, YCIS Shanghai invited Ms Yili Shen, a national first-class performer of Kunqu Opera, to the Century Park Campus for a very special presentation. Kunqu Opera, which originated in the Suzhou area of China and is one of the most ancient genres of Chinese dramas, has been declared a world intangible heritage by UNESCO.
January 7, 2016
In their colourful classroom at Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS)’s Regency Park Campus, Kindergarten 3 (K3) Early Childhood Education (ECE) Co-Teachers, Nadine Fletcher and Michelle Wang, guide the learning of 20 three- and four- year-olds. South African Nadine and Shanghai native Michelle discuss how they work together to create an inspiring and friendly learning environment for inquisitive young minds.
December 15, 2015
Last month, Urban Family magazine held a very special award ceremony to recognise top student and teacher achievements in the Shanghai international school community. The inaugural “Young Achievers Day Awards” ceremony received over 150 nominations, and YCIS Shanghai was thrilled to have had a great number of students and teachers earn top awards over a wide range of categories. YCIS student and teacher award winners included:
December 7, 2015
At YCIS’s Gubei Campus, the Battle of the Bands is one of the highlights of the annual school calendar, showcasing students’ musical skills cultivated in class, as well as their passion for music. Last week, 12 Secondary student rock bands braved the stage and bright lights to perform fantastically for a large and enthusiastic audience of their classmates, faculty, and families at the 2015 Battle of the Bands.