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Congratulations, Class of 2012!

June, 2012
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Celest Dines, graduate of Yew Chung International School of Shanghai, is hoping to attend either the University of Melbourne or the University of Queensland to study either Medicine or Physiotherapy. She will also continue studying Chinese alongside the Bachelor’s degree.
I’ve had a fantastic time here. Shanghai is such a great city and this is a [...]

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Community - Students in Action

February, 2012
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Christmas – New Year – Christmas…
During this time when we are all celebrating “Double Happiness” - a festive season filled with the spirit of love, joy and giving, LittleStar finds a bunch of teenagers in Shanghai who have learned that the greater joy of Christmas or New Year comes from the opportunity to practice generosity, [...]

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Students: Keep Up the Good Work

January, 2011
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Have you ever asked the question - why should I volunteer for community service or support charity?
Some answers could be:
A). To make a difference and help others feels great;
B). This is compulsory for my IB CAS hours;
C). This is a school-organized project, and other students have participated;
D). This is a wonderful opportunity to [...]

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Students Reach Out to Make a Difference

January, 2011
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Coal for Kids, Habitat for Humanity, The Giving Tree, Million Tree Project, and Riding for the Disabled… these are just of few of the projects that international school students are supporting.
International schools in Shanghai make community outreach projects for their students a priority in their curriculum. This is to be applauded as nurturing and developing [...]

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We Are Graduates - 2010

June, 2010
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Chiao Yu Tuan is a graduate of Beijing City International School and plans to study Psychology at Lawrence University.
After graduation, I feel relieved, but not as much as I thought I would.
I really enjoyed my high school life at Beijing City International School. Ever since I started attending BCIS, the welcoming environment made me [...]

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Congratulations Graduates of 2010!

June, 2010
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It is the time to say good-bye. It is the time to start a new journey. There is a lot to be memorized. There are a lot of expectations. More than 300 students are graduating from international schools in Shanghai this summer. For them, this summer will surely become a turning point in their life. Exciting, upset [...]

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LittleStar “Me & My Expo” Photo & Writing Competition

May, 2010
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"Me & My Photo" Competition
 
Contestant Eligibility:
Student Contestants: Students studying at international schools in China(Group I: Under 10 years; Group II: 11 years and above)
Teacher Contestants: Teaching staff at international schools in China.
Photo Requirements:
* The contestant must submit an original photograph s/he has taken using a camera or mobile phone. Edited files are not accepted.
* Each [...]

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Antarctica - An Icy and Unforgettable Journey

February, 2010
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It can be desolate, hostile, dangerous and unpredictable. It is the coldest, driest and windiest place in the world. Dozens of men, drawn by its beauty and mysteriousness, have died trying to conquer it. There is only one place in the [...]

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Teachers and Students: Building the Best Relationship

September, 2009
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  The new school year is here. New students, new teachers; new environment and new plans… How will this all come together?
  You start by building relationships on the first school day.
  Good teacher-student relationships are key to successful learning.
  Juliet, a Grade 7 at Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) Pudong Campus, answered a LittleStar survey on [...]

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Class of 2009, Go!

June, 2009
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Helen Su, Shanghai American School, will be attending the University of Pennsylvania and will major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
I moved to Shanghai in the middle of fourth grade and I have been studying in Shanghai American School (SAS) ever since. For the past few months I have been both sad about what’s going [...]

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We Are Graduates…

June, 2009
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  It is the time to say good-bye. It is the time to start a new journey.
  There is a lot to be memorized. There are a lot of expectations. More than 200 students are graduating from international schools in Beijing this summer. For them, this summer will surely become a turning point in their life. [...]

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Parent Involvement Makes a Difference

April, 2009
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Parent can do an awful a lot in terms of having an impact on how children grow up and see the world, and that is why most international schools in Beijing have parents on board nowadays.

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Parents Helping on Campus

April, 2009
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“The children are here eight hours a day and are away from home, so it should be a place they want to be at, she Abby. “I do believe that our involvement shows our children that we value their education, and the children know their parents value it, and teachers value it, and they really take it seriously.”

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Extraordinary Students

March, 2009
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 A recently online news report says Harvard professors and classmates of Obama all believe that Barack Obama was an ‘extraordinary student’.
"Obama was “extraordinary,” says Professor David Wilkins, but what really makes him so appealing is that “what you see is what you get.”
"The way someone plays a sport tells you a lot about what kind [...]

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To Be an Extraordinary Student…

March, 2009
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  Are you being extraordinary at school? Do you know an extraordinary student among your peers? What do you think makes an extraordinary student? A thousand people may give a thousand different answers to this question. However, in truth very few students end up being truly extraordinary, even though all students can be extraordinary in [...]

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