10 Milestones in 10 Years

10 Milestones in 10 Years

WISS opens its doors in Fall of 2006 with 17 students from Nursery to Grade 2 and ended the school year with 37 students. Year 2 of WISS in Fall 2007, enrollment rises to 171 across grades Nursery to Grade 8.  The student body is represented by 21 nationalities. In...
Teacher Talk

Teacher Talk

Living and traveling abroad is life for Brent Jones, Individuals and Societies teacher in Secondary.  The Jones family, Brent, Liz, Charlotte (Grade 4) and Jack (Grade 2) have been part of the WISS community since 2011.  1.Tell us a little bit about your background...
A peak inside Josef Fiala’s Home Journal

A peak inside Josef Fiala’s Home Journal

The Fiala family joined WISS three and a half years ago from Czech Republic.  Currently Josef is in Grade 1 and his sister is Lucie in Pre-Kindergarten. Grade 1 students have a weekly home journal which they have a number of various topics to choose to write about. ...
Mother Tongue Language Learning

Mother Tongue Language Learning

By Mirjam van der Geijs, Local Director LanguageOne Shanghai-Suzhou   Every Tuesday afternoon Dutch and Flemish students from 2,5 up to 18 years old are attending LanguageOne at WISS. We have our own cozy classroom with a luxury Library, corners where children...
A Siberian Sojourn

A Siberian Sojourn

By Cheilaugh Garvey, Primary Art Teacher I’m not much of a beach bum, and I certainly don’t relish sporting my translucent pallor in a bathing suit, so when December break approached, I thought, why not go to Siberia and just embrace the cold? I contacted my Russian...

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