ASP

Go Sabres!

Published on November 20th, 2013 | by ASP

The Sabre crew asked D1 Volleyball Captain Diana Wang of G12 Pearl to summarize the SISAC D1 Girls Season. “This season has been an amazing experience for both the new and old team mates. Under the guidance... Read More


Senior School

Dr. Crouse

15 November 2013

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by admin

Dear Parents and Guardians, Although the weather has turned chilly outside, students are busy and warm inside SSIS.  One highlight of this week was a mathematics competition in which our two seventh grade teams came in... Read More


Senior School

Dr. Crouse

8 November 2013

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by admin

  Dear Parents and Guardians, This past Tuesday at SSIS we had our first Career Day.  During the Life-skills/Assembly time, all senior school students choose a parent presentation to attend.  It was fascinating to listen to... Read More


Visual Arts

What is the ‘function’ of art?

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by Visual Art Editor

Dear Parents, As part of the IB Visual Art curriculum, students are asked to question, does Art have a ‘function’ in society?, and or, if it does, what is the function of art? I have included... Read More


Visual Arts

What is the relationship between shape and form?

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by Visual Art Editor

Continuing the students’ current project, Observing Still life Drawing, Grade 8 students went on a field trip to the Shanghai Sculpture Park. It was an excellent opportunity for students to apply and extend the skills they’ve... Read More


Science

G10 Chemistry Students Form a Bond in Class

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by Science Editor

Polymer Many times it is very hard to explain a complex concept to a 15 year-old student in G10 chemistry. Some students are visual learners, others by learn hearing and yet others are tactile learners (by... Read More


Mathematics

Testing Times

Published on November 15th, 2013 | by Math Editor

Grade 9 Advanced math students busily working on a test. Assessments are an important part of any school program.  At SSIS the Mathematics Department requires two tests and one project for each term to determine student... Read More


P.E.

Grade 9 IGCSE PE Gymnastics Assessment

Published on November 14th, 2013 | by P.E. Editor

Physical Education Week 12 This week in Grade 9 IGCSE PE, the gymnastic students have been adding the final preparations to their Gymnastic routines. Students have ensured that sequences have implemented fluency and control to all... Read More


P.E.

Training and Fitness in PE: Interval Training

Published on November 14th, 2013 | by P.E. Editor

Physical Education Week 12 The two methods of training completed in this week’s Fitness Unit are Interval Training and Weight Training.   Interval Training involves following a fixed pattern of fast work (sprinting) followed by slow work... Read More


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