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  • Yes, Beijing’s Got Talent

    Our 25th anniversary celebration concert on Founder’s Day received a warm reception from parents, teachers, students and special guests as well as our live stream audience. Full credit to Director of Music Mr Gordon Robb’s team and to all our talented performers.

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  • Move it, Move it! – A Moving Visual Art Tribute

    Founder’s Day and YCIS Beijing 25th Anniversary celebrations were packed with an assortment of activities that showcased our students varied skills, especially visual art. Providing the framework, Artist-in-Residence Elizabeth Briel asked students to mirror their positive feelings in their work.

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  • Our Academic Team Wants to Meet You at The JISE School Fair

    Some of the best international schools in Beijing will be at the JingKids International School Expo (JISE) on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25. Our academic and school leadership teams will be on hand to shed light on the YCIS ethos and curriculum.

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  • 25th Anniversary Celebrations: Best Moments

    The Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) celebrated a landmark 25th anniversary and its Founder’s Day on October 9, 2020. With a sports theme, the Honglingjin Campus hosted athletic, musical and academic events as students and teachers joined in to display their skills. The CeremonyWe kicked off the celebrations with a ceremony which included a live stream to students and staff members across the YCYW network in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Qingdao, Guangzhou, Tongxiang, Yantai, Rizhao, Shenzhen and Silicon Valley in the US. During the live stream, campuses sent their greetings and shared what activities were planned for the day.

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  • Live Concerts, Sport as School Races to a Milestone 25th Anniversary Ribbon

    Preparations for a spectacular Founder’s Day as well as YCIS Beijing’s 25th anniversary are hotting up with only two weeks left until the celebrations on Friday, 9 October. The event follows a sports theme. Activities will include making cakes using recycled materials (kindergarten), performances by our Primary and Secondary students, and a number of sports activities.

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  • Yew Chung, where Children Speak and are Heard

    YCIS Beijing’s youngest students in classes K2 to K4 have officially begun their third week of the school year. Their teachers are ensuring a safe and seamless return to school, especially for our youngest learners and first-timers. By the look of things many have quickly taken to their new environment thanks to the experience and passion of co-teacher Ayis and newly appointed Early Childhood Education Western and Chinese Coordinators Sinead Earl and Margaret Zhang.

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  • YCIS Beijing to Celebrate a Quarter Century of Innovation and Excellence

    YCIS BJ 25th Anniversary Celebrations This year marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Yew Chung International School of Beijing. Exciting events and activities are planned for our school community to celebrate this landmark event following Founder’s Day on Friday 9 October at our Honglingjin campus. Since its establishment, our school has evolved significantly but at its core, our values have remained unchanged.

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  • How, masks donned, the Parco family left Manila for a Beijing ‘sci-fi’ adventure

    When the Parco children – Thomas (Y12), Vera (Y12), Nicolas (Y7) and Mia (Y2) – finally arrived in Beijing after a four-month lockdown in Manila, they were thrilled. An offer to Gerry (Gerardo) to join the AIIB team in Beijing and a nod from his wife Sandy, a retired dentist, set the family’s China journey in motion.

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  • YCIS-BJ parents say ‘yes’ to ice cream and t-shirts – and that’s not all

    This year’s annual teacher appreciation breakfast was not the usual foodie event due to campus entrance restrictions. However, thanks to our Parent Organization (PO), teachers and staff were treated to some multicoloured cupcakes along with hot beverages.

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