Student Blog

  • ISTA Drama Festival Reflections

    ISTA Drama Festival Reflections

    Last weekend, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing was pleased to host the annual ISTA drama festival on campus. 23 of our students were selected to participate in this series of workshops based on their passion for and dedication to drama. These lucky students had the opportunity to join students from other schools across Asia in learning from professional actors, actresses, and drama teachers converging on campus from around the globe.

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  • YCIS Beijing Film Festival: Subduing Stigma through Film

    YCIS Beijing Film Festival: Subduing Stigma through Film

    Although the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s 2017 Film Festival is already behind us, students are still talking about a number of the award-winning films showcased during the event. One of the most memorable and discussion-provoking pieces was the film “Colour,” a music video with a deeper message devoted to dispelling stigmas surrounding and provoking conversation about homosexuality and the LGBTQ+ community.

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  • Behind-the-Scenes: The Annual YCIS Beijing Film Festival

    Behind-the-Scenes: The Annual YCIS Beijing Film Festival

    The Yew Chung International School of Beijing Film Festival has been a highlight of the school calendar for many years, and this year is no exception. Featuring a handpicked selection of films from dozens of student- and teacher-submitted entries, the afternoon promises to be another entertaining and dramatic spectacle full of exceptional film work.

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  • A Student Leader’s Perspective on Our Temple Fair

    A Student Leader’s Perspective on Our Temple Fair

    Last week, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s annual Temple Fair welcomed hundreds of guests from the greater international community to campus to celebrate the coming Chinese New Year. In addition to great performances from students and professionals alike, an integral piece to the event’s success was the dedicated efforts of our Student Leadership team, who ran a variety of booths featuring traditional Chinese handicrafts and games to entertain attendees.

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  • Second Semester Goals

    Second Semester Goals

    With the second semester steadily underway, our Upper Secondary School students are diving back into their rigorous International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate Diploma programmes. We spoke with Year 12 student Natalie Rader about her experience with the programme so far and how she aims to survive and thrive in this spring.

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