The WISS Family

The WISS Family

Fred Ding and Yu-Lin Phavichitr started at WISS in 2006 and 2007 respectively. This idea of the “WISS family” was the catalyst for the caring community which we still know and experience today. Together, they reflect on the early stages of WISS and how this incredibly...
Art is Not Fun

Art is Not Fun

By Cheilaugh Garvey, Visual Arts Teacher, Grade Kindergarten-Grade 2     “Ok, kids! See you later!  Have fun in art!” Have fun in art?  Art teachers cringe when they hear teachers say this when they deposit their students in the art room. After all, it’s a...
Internationally Minded: a summer exchange in Brazil

Internationally Minded: a summer exchange in Brazil

By Cooper Vardy, Grade 12 Being part of an international community can sometimes take us to places that we never imagined possible. From Cambodia, to South Africa, WISS students can be found all over the globe. Through these global connections, Cooper Vardy, Grade 12,...
Fashion Forward-nurturing growth through reflection

Fashion Forward-nurturing growth through reflection

In this article, Karla Jepsen, currently in Grade 11, reflects on her MYP Personal Project on high fashion.  Here, you will read about her journey, as an inquirer, a thinker, a risk-taker, and her open-mindedness.  You can see her self-awareness and her growing...
Cough, Sniffle, Sneeze – is it the cold or the flu?

Cough, Sniffle, Sneeze – is it the cold or the flu?

By Roshiley Tilistyak, Nursing Coordinator The cold and flu season is here again!  We are feeling it as we see the rise of number of people in the community getting sick. Influenza, commonly known as “the flu,” is a highly contagious viral infection of the...

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