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Studuents Off to A ‘Perfect’ Start

February, 2008
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It is said that only about 0.2% of the IB candidates worldwide can earn 45 points, full score on the IB Diploma exams. Sherry Ho and Adhira Mangalagiri from the International School of Beijing (ISB) are among these few elite achievers, and their achievement marks the school’s first perfect IB scores to date.

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Breadth, Depth and Internationalism

February, 2008
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http://www.internationalschool.info/littlestar/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/class2.jpgIn today’s educational paradigm of exams, exams and even more exams, it is difficult to imagine an educational programme which actually does encourage learning both in heart and mind. It is very sad that most English lessons which purport to develop appreciation of literature actually end up with teacher, learner and examiner playing “spot the metaphor”.

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Kung Fu Family

February, 2008
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There are many ways to express the “Chineseness” of an expatriate family, and what this Canadian family has chosen is undoubtedly an impressive one.

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Lending A Helping Hand

February, 2008
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Though under great pressure from their rigorous high school study, Grade 11 students from the Beijing BISS International School have just worked on a new project - “Adopt a Village” in Hebei Province, north China.

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The Pickpocket Princess

February, 2008
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A NOTE FROM “PROFESSOR” MOUNKHUND
In the year 1345 the population of the miniscule Coast Principality of Falala was affected by a sudden and unexpected shock. One would want to know this huge shock, this traumatic moment which spread twenty leagues around (and more), this frightening mystery, but I shall have to tell you the whole [...]

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Tatiana

February, 2008
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The view outside of my window was better than the one outside of her window, at least. She was a large girl with blonde hair, tight lips, and small, mean eyes. Somehow Veyal managed to be charming anyway.
  But I had better things to think about as the matron of our ward strode down the [...]

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