Speak Up! Model United Nations Qingdao

  By Vanessa Scully, Secondary English Teacher   MYP students from WISS attended the 10th annual MUNiSC (Model United Nations International Schools Consortium) in Qingdao. Delegates took part in three full days of lobbying and debate based around the theme of “Joining...

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WISS Robotics at VEX-IQ Robotics National Invitations

  WISS Robotics Team had the unique opportunity to participate in the first VEX-IQ Robotics National Invitations held in Wuhan Sanniu Zhongmei Middle School. There were 13 teams from across the country with 32 rounds of group matches and 3 rounds of final competition....

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Oh, The Things You Can Think!

  The magic of Dr. Seuss was brought to life by our 4th and 5th graders in “Seussical”- a poignant musical blending our favorite Seuss characters in a story about the imagination, friendship, and possibilities. The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, The Who’s of...

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WISS Class of 2018

WISS is off to an exciting start with university acceptances this year! Our impressive 36 students in the Class of 2018 are well on track for success. We are proud to announce that the Class of 2018 already has five acceptances to universities ranked in the top 50...

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It’s a SNAP!

  by Rosh Tilistyak, Nursing Coordinator   WISS is the first in international school in Shanghai to implement the SNAP Health Portal because we care not only for your child’s learning but also for your child’s health!   What is SNAP? SNAP is a tool designed to...

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Getting to Know Karri Thurston

Karri Thurston is the type of teacher kids love to be around. Karri is incredibly supportive of students and helps guide their ideas into action.  She is a 4th grade teacher in the Primary and also the facilitator of the Action Cubs-a group of Primary students...

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Stoke City Recap

Weekend Recap - U17 Match Against the BISS Lions As a team, Stoke did a good job controlling the game and obtaining possession. Yet, at times, we were unlucky trying to finish the chances we had. After a long ball, the opposing striker broke through the back line to...

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Reading for the World

Reading not only changes lives, but it SAVES lives. “With socio-economic disparities increasing and global crises over food, water and energy, literacy is a survival tool in a fiercely competitive world” (UNESCO 9). According to the UNESCO Education for All Global...

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Get to know Bighignoli family

  This is not the first, but the second time for the Bighignoli family in China. Bianca (Grade 6), Lisa (Grade 5) and Fiamma (Grade 2) joined WISS in 2013. Like many of us, they came to WISS through the recommendation of friends. Here, they share a little about their...

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Bringing Books Alive!

  By Shimrit Duvdevany, WISS Parent Volunteer   A huge surprise awaited our Early Years children one very special morning at WISS. Eyes lit up, gasps of joy, laughter abounded as they were greeted by a Brown Bear, a Hungry Caterpillar, a Rainbow Fish and a Little Blue...

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