Reflections on Lower Secondary: Preparing Solid Foundations for Future Success
As our Year 9 students transition from Lower Secondary into the critical Upper Secondary years, several members of the cohort recently reflected on some of the ways in which they have developed their skills and confidence during Lower Secondary, and how they feel prepared to face the future.
YCIS Shanghai Alumnus Generously Donates to Start Robotics Fund
Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai) has received a generous gift from alumnus Clark Wu to create a seeding fund for the YCIS Puxi robotics programme that will further strengthen the school’s STEAM programme and inspire other students to reach their full potential.
YCIS Shanghai Celebrates the Class of 2019
Both YCIS Shanghai’s Puxi and Pudong Secondary campuses recently celebrated the incredible YCIS Class of 2019 as they received their diplomas at graduation ceremonies at the school’s Secondary campuses before heading off to continue their education at prestigious tertiary institutions around the world.
Celebrating Sporting Excellence at the YCIS Puxi Secondary 2018-19 Sports Awards Evening
On Friday, April 26, YCIS Puxi Secondary held its annual Sports Awards Evening for all students in Years 10-13 who represented the school in SISAC and ACAMIS sports. During the event, several main awards were presented to individuals, and throughout the evening, video footage was aired of the various sports played and of team games, making the night memorable.
YCIS Pudong Students Receive Grants at 2019 ACAMIS Service Awards
At the recent 2019 Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS) Spring Conference Opening Session, four YCIS Pudong Year 11 students were honoured as they received awards and ACAMIS Service Learning grants for their two charitable project proposals. During the Opening Session of the conference, YCIS Pudong Co-Principal Mr Damien Hehir accepted the awards on behalf of the students.
YCIS Puxi Alumnus Zakea Page Wins Olympics Medal Competition
In thrilling news, YCIS Shanghai Puxi alumnus Zakea Page (Class of 2017) has been announced as the winner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s medal design competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020.
YCIS Puxi Hosts Visionary Innovation Expo and TEDx Event
YCIS Shanghai Puxi Secondary recently held its first-ever groundbreaking Innovation Expo and TEDx event at the school’s Gubei Campus on Saturday, April 13. The expo showcased the advanced technology and innovative products and projects from a wide range of companies and organisations, as well as high-level innovation across all faculties and the STEM-related projects from YCIS Puxi Secondary and Primary students. Furthermore, the event included a TEDx talk featuring three talented YCIS Puxi Secondary student groups as well as three world-renowned speakers who shared their ideas on various aspects of innovation.
The Many Benefits of Sports at YCIS Shanghai
Alongside academic excellence in the classroom, sports and exercise form a core component in students’ daily lives at YCIS Shanghai, all year round. From break times and PE classes to Co-Curricular Activities and participating in Secondary athletics divisions like ACAMIS, sports are a huge part of school life at YCIS. Studies have shown that physical activity helps children develop in a whole host of positive ways, from general health to improved academic results.
YCIS Puxi Students Shine at IB Art Exhibition
As an extension of part of the YCIS motto to “Align with Culture and Arts,” YCIS Shanghai’s International Baccalaureate (IB) programme includes unique experiences, including the valuable opportunity for students to publicly exhibit their work. This year, our YCIS Puxi Secondary students wowed audiences with their incredible pieces of art at the 2019 YCIS Puxi IB Visual Art & Design Technology Exhibition.