Embracing Chinese Culture: Primary School Temple Fair Performances
YCIS Beijing’s upcoming annual Temple Fair promises to yet again be one of the highlights of the school year, featuring traditional Chinese performances, handicrafts, games, and snacks. For Primary School students, the Temple Fair is also an opportunity to showcase their Chinese culture and language learning through a selection of performances.
YCIS Beijing’s Learning Communities – Innovative Space to Accommodate 21st Century Learning
While schools across the country continue to utilize enclosed classrooms and solo-teaching classroom models, a very different kind of learning space has taken shape at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing). Created by award-winning education space design architects from Fielding Nair International (FNI), our new learning spaces are designed to facilitate interactive learning, inculcate a wide variety of “soft skills” in students, and support the unique YCIS Beijing model of co-teaching. They promise to match facility with school philosophy more perfectly than ever before.
The Winter Concert Series
While schools across the country continue to utilize enclosed classrooms...
Primary School Students Go Crazy for Code
Our Yew Chung International School of Beijing Primary School students participated in the worldwide event Hour of Code. Designed to introduce students of all ages to computer science and coding, the event was a massive hit, inspiring students to think creatively and engage and succeed in challenging problem-solving tasks.
Spreading Holiday Cheer at Our Annual Christmas Bazaar
Last Tuesday, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing held its annual Christmas Bazaar in the school gymnasium. Parents, students, and outside vendors gathered together in the spirit of a cornerstone of the school’s philosophy, “Align with Love and Charity,” offering the greater community an opportunity to support local charity through the purchase of food, drink, and holiday gifts.
Thinking beyond Oneself: Primary School Students Bring Warmth to Local Beijing Charity
This past week, students from across the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Primary School participated in a week-long charity- and fundraising-based unit, culminating in a sponsored Jog-a-thon. In the process of raising a staggering 70,000 RMB for the local Beijing charity Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village, students learned the importance of charity and empathy as well as how to actively promote and conduct fundraising efforts in their immediate community.
Superb Student Speeches Inspire Creativity and Reflection
The Yew Chung International School of Beijing English Department hosted its annual speech events competition this week for the entirety of Secondary School. The event was an impressive showcase of the school’s finest speakers and performers all competing in front of their peers to take home top honors.
Racing for Gold at the Winter Swimming Invitational
This past weekend, our students competed in the 2016 Beijing City International School Winter Swimming Invitational hosted by the L J Swimming Club. Five of our most dedicated student athletes competed against the field, with three of them seizing medals in numerous competitive events!
YCIS Beijing’s Christmas Choral Concerts
Choir students of the Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) got into the holiday spirit with two performances at Christmas events this past weekend, one at the British Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Bazaar and the other at the Hilton Beijing’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony for charity. Students inspired holiday cheer with their lovely voices for community and charity during these final weeks of the fall semester.