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Summer Camps in Shanghai 2018

May, 2018
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Summer Kids Camp at SCIS Hongqiao

Ages: Preschool-Grade 5 (Date of birth ranging from October 31, 2014, through November 1, 2006)
Dates: June 18 – July 13
Time: 8:30am – 3:00pm (Full day); 8:30am – 12:30pm (Half-day, Preschool only) 
SCIS Hongqiao summer camp programs are non-academic, thematic programs filled with action-packed fun for all ages. The programs include games, sports, [...]

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My MUN, My BEIMUN

May, 2018
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To almost all international school students, the Model United Nations (MUN) conferences are an essential part of their education experience. Besides the obvious benefits of “meeting people from all over the world”, “learning about current global issues”, “improving the public speaking skills”, “building up leadership and diplomatic skills” and so on, MUN never ceases to [...]

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Shape Your Future through Art

May, 2018
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With her aim to become a fashion designer, Samantha Li feels very lucky that she chose to study at the Aidi International High School of Art & Design last summer.
“Many of the resources provided here were really new to me,” the 17-year-old recalls, “What came first, for example, was the circular setup of the classroom [...]

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Lessons: An Author’s Journey

May, 2018
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When we think of lessons, we tend to think of school. We think of classrooms, exercise, books and teachers. The truth is, though, that we never stop learning lessons. Life is a constant teacher, and when I took the first steps along the road to becoming a published author, there were many new lessons for [...]

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Learn Chinese, Embrace Chinese Culture

May, 2018
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As a ten-year-old Italian girl, Lavinia can be easily mistaken as Chinese when you just hear her speak.

“My mum has been in Beijing for 25 years and she used to learn Chinese. She writes better than me in Chinese. But,” the little girl says proudly, in Chinese of course, “I speak better than her,” [...]

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A LESSON Story Competition Group II (10-12 yrs) Winners List

April, 2018
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LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition “A LESSON”
GROUP II (10 - 12 years) WINNERS LIST
 

1st Prize Winner
A Golden Lesson by Hayley Graham_10_Yew Chung International School of Beijing
 
2nd Prize Winners
The First Lesson by Elena Jiang_12_Shanghai American School
Victims could be strong by Crystal Li_12_Concordia International School Shanghai
A Lesson About Determination by Amber [...]

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A LESSON Story Competition Group I (9 yrs & under) Winners List

April, 2018
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LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition “A LESSON”
GROUP I (9 years & under) WINNERS LIST
 
1st Prize Winner
The Thinking Led by A Mosquito by Sula Ma_9_Beijing City International School
 
2nd Prize Winners
The Bully Incident by Madelyn Young_9_The International Montessori School of Beijing
The Big Lesson by Vanessa Gao_9_Shanghai High School International Division
Remembering [...]

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A LESSON Story Competition Group III (13-15 yrs) Winners List

April, 2018
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LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition
“A LESSON”
GROUP III (13-15 years) WINNERS LIST
 
1st Prize Winner
A Lesson in Music Theory by Grace Liu_15_International School of Beijing
 
2nd Prize Winners
The Artist by Charlotte Wu_15_Shanghai American School
Amera by Michael Cui_14_Shanghai United International School, Gubei Campus
Intangible Things by Stephanie Xu_13_Shanghai American School, Pudong Campus
 
3rd [...]

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A Lesson Story Competition Group IV (16-18 yrs) Winners List

April, 2018
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LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition “A LESSON”
GROUP IV (16-18 years) WINNERS LIST
 
1st Prize Winner
Mrs. Loser by Tina Sang_16_Western Academy of Beijing
  
2nd Prize Winners

A Mother’s Melody by Micah Rice_16_Xi’an Hanova International School
Black and White and Color by Carlos Lao_16_Shanghai American School
 
3rd Prize Winners
 
Counting by Kamilah Wong_17_Shanghai Community International School
Go by Claire Lu_Shanghai American School_Pudong Campus
A Lesson For The [...]

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Grow the Chinese Roots

April, 2018
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A school day at Peide School starts pretty loudly. Yet this loudness is in order and rhythmic: little boys and girls reading aloud Chinese classic poetry and articles, just like those children in traditional Chinese schools of yore.
And, like most ancient practices, the teachers normally do not explain these classics. As the old saying goes, [...]

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My MUN, My BEIMUN

April, 2018
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To almost all international school students, the Model United Nations (MUN) conferences are an essential part of their education experience. Besides the obvious benefits of “meeting people from all over the world”, “learning about current global issues”, “improving the public speaking skills”, “building up leadership and diplomatic skills” and so on, MUN never ceases to [...]

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Summer Camps in Beijing 2018

April, 2018
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Summer Camps in Beijing
Summer camp can be one of the most rewarding and unforgettable experiences for children. 
This is where children’s creativity, innovation, and problem-solving skills are challenged and developed in fun and exciting ways. This is where children try new things. This is where children develop social skills and work with others to communicate, [...]

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Making the Right Choice

March, 2018
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For their kids’ education, there is perhaps nothing more important to the parents than getting the child into a school that is the “right one.” But how to find a school that meets the needs and expectations of the kids and the parents?
LittleStar Magazine had the honor to talk to several experienced admission officers of [...]

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Getting the Most from the College Fair

March, 2018
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College Fairs are much more than an opportunity to collect colourful brochures about colleges and universities. They serve as a vital part of a student’s college research process. If done thoughtfully, students can discover unknown colleges, expand their college lists, get insider perspectives on everything from must take classes to quirky college traditions and begin [...]

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SCIS Alumni: Contributing to the Field of Regenerative Medicine

February, 2018
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Sam Wu, a proud member of the Class of 2013 at Shanghai Community International School, Hongqiao Campus is now in the midst of doing his PhD at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) in Vienna, researching stem cell regeneration in the hopes of uncovering treatments for multiple cancer types.
Originally from Taiwan, and growing up in [...]

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