The Ultimate University Packing Guide for Graduating Seniors
For the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s and many other Year 13 students around the world, anxious anticipation has turned to glee as university acceptances have poured in, with many students receiving offers to attend their dream schools around the world. Once the difficult choice of which university to settle on has been made, students are faced with yet another daunting task: packing.
Three Chinese TV Shows to Improve Your Child’s Mandarin
Living in Beijing, it’s not hard to find ways to practice your Mandarin, especially as a beginner; restaurants, supermarkets, shops, taxis, your localjianbing stand, and even passers-by in the park can make for excellent ways to hone your speaking and listening skills. Once you’ve mastered your “taxi Chinese,” however, finding learning resources appropriate to your skill level becomes a bit more challenging.
Our 9th Annual Global Community Day in Photos
On May 13, the greater Beijing expat family community gathered together at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing campus to celebrate the school’s 9th annual Global Community Day! The fun-filled event hosted over 2500 attendees throughout the beautiful spring day and raised a remarkable amount of money for the Seeds of Hope charity organisation through its efforts, a stunning 95,650 RMB!
Healthy Living: Student Nutritionists Share Some Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods
As unhealthy food and sedentary lifestyles become more and more widespread, it’s vital that students and adults alike are aware of ways to stave off unhealthy habits and the consequences that they bring. As part of a recent project, a group of Year 10 IGCSE students took it upon themselves to promote the message of healthy eating to Year 3 YCIS Beijing students, educating them on healthy and unhealthy foods to help ensure they make the right dietary choices when they’re older.
The Class of 2017’s Outstanding University Results
With a history of consistently remarkable university acceptance offers from around the world, YCIS Beijing’s Class of 2017 was no exception. In the fall of 2017, our graduating Year 13’s will be heading to countries around the world, including the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and even Switzerland, to begin their tertiary education.
YCIS Beijing’s Enlivening Primary School Violin Concert
The fruits of a year of dedicated practice and concentration were on full display last week during the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Primary School Violin Concert. Students in Years 1-3 performed a variety of pieces with their homeroom classes, striking beautiful notes in (relatively) perfect harmony! For a few select students especially committed to their violin studies, the concert was also an opportunity to showcase their talents through solo performances.
Robotics Club Engages Students with STEM and Soft Skills
This year, students in the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Robotics Club created a fully mobile aluminum robot from scratch. Nicknamed “Mr. Shakey,” a team of six students not only assembled the robot from aluminum frames and metal gears into a robust, load-bearing machine but also programmed the robot’s movements using two smartphones and the programming tools Android Studio.
YCIS Beijing Wins Award for Outstanding Charitable Efforts
The Yew Chung International School of Beijing is proud to announce that the school has received an award for exceptional demonstration of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the category Contribution to Charity.
ACAMIS Football Finishes Strong
On April 20, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing boys' and girls' under-19 football teams travelled to Shanghai to take part in the final Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS) football tournament of the 2016-17 school year.