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Inspiration on Stage: TedEd

The Ted-Ed student club is active in examining issues - social, emotional, educational, local, global, and others. Students discuss issues on a weekly basis, and examine various perspectives. And then, as the year progresses, they start to think of a topic that they would like to highlight and help bring to the attention of their peers and the wider NIS community through the Ted-Ed talks event. This year the event was held this past Wednesday!

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Celebrating Learning!

Wednesday was the culmination of our four Parent/Teacher/Child conferences about how our students learn, what challenges they may face, and the successes that they celebrate every day in class. This week's conferences were student-led as we saw the students leading the conversation, putting them in the driver's seat, and allowing parents (and caregivers) and teachers to see how their students reflected on their growth and development over the school year.

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Hanami Season!

The weather proved a bit challenging this past week for Sakura viewing but nothing could dampen the faces of the primary students as they took to the outdoors to spend time with classmates, teachers and parents under the canopy of pink and white cherry blossoms as they were starting to come out.

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MS MUN

Congratulations to the NIS MUN Club for finishing the first ever NIS Middle School MUN Conference successfully! The club has been created by...
 

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Orientation Day

We had a great start to the 2023-24 school year at our Orientation Day on Tuesday, with 63 new students (and their families!) representing 12 nationalities and 11 home languages joining, as well as all of the Gr. 1 and Gr. 6 students. Students spent a half-day exploring the campus, getting to know their teachers and classroom routines while parents were invited to various introductory sessions.

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Gr. 8-10 Arts Night

It was a wonderful evening of music and drama for the NIS community as the Gr. 8-10 students put on amazing performances on Tuesday evening! It was a marvelous end to the semester to see the students passionately playing a number of instruments so skillfully and performing a variety of genres in drama. Great job Gr.8-10 students!
 

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2022-23 Dolphin Wave writers

Dolphin Wave is a student-led school publication that has articles from students on a variety of topics. The students meet, led by a student editor, and decide on topics for articles that are later published. Dolphin Wave gives students a platform to develop their writing skills and independent research and develop publications. This publication is an essential part of including student voice in school.

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MYP and DP Core Days

The entire Secondary School bustled with activities, sessions and projects on Monday and Tuesday for the Secondary Core Days. Students in Gr. 6-9 were engaged in self-directed activities which they have been working on as their SDG projects. The Gr. 11 and 12 students were engaged in work related to Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essays, science experiments and theater production. Finally, the Gr. 10 continued their work on their Personal Projects, the culminating project-based experience of the MYP in which students produce connected learning and product goals aligned with their interests.
 

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