Thinking Big for Japanese People
At YCIS Shanghai, an entire week of awareness, fundraising and charitable work all started with a small group of Year 8s thinking big, wanting to change the world, wanting to help the people of Japan days after the multiple disasters of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear leakage that struck Japan in March.
Auction of Promises to End Slavery
Secondary students at Gubei Campus earned respect and creativity points for taking the initiative to raise awareness of human trafficking around the world with an “Auction of Promises” in April.
Sixth Annual Global Child Day
Last week, approximately 1,100 students, parents, teachers and staff came to school on a Saturday to celebrate our sixth annual “Global Child Day”. The event was organised and run by Parents Organisation Pudong, and parents of all nationalities set up country booths where lots of different activities were organised to educate visitors about each country.
Eating for a Better World
Over 2,300 attendees’ palates were given the royal treatment with homemade international cuisine served by parents of the YCIS Shanghai community last month.
YCIS Shanghai Theatre: a Time for Culture and Humour
Humour meets culture at YCIS Shanghai when the curtains were raised in April for a theatrical journey through stories from around the world.
YCIS Shanghai - go earth
YCIS Shanghai made Mother Earth the centre of attention with a month’s worth of activities starting with Earth Hour in March.
Inaugural Seeds of Hope Concert a Success
Each seed carries life and hope--thus will be nurtured, developing roots that will take the form of our Seeds of Hope School in Qufu, Shandong.
Thoughts with Japan
As a community that not only aligns with love and charity but also represents various nationalities, YCIS Shanghai responded wholeheartedly to the earthquake that hit Japan in March. From ECE through Secondary level, activities were planned by teachers and students alike to fundraise for those who have lost their homes in the disaster.
Visit to the First Seeds of Hope School
On March 31, the Yew Chung system-wide “Seeds of Hope” project was officially kicked off in grand style by an inaugural concert held at the Grand Theatre in Qingdao City, Shandong Province.