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A Sense of Home - 1st Prize Winner - LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition ‘HOME’

May, 2017
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A Sense of Home
Maybe I’m a lot like Dorothy in The Wonderful Wizard of OZ, clicking my heels together saying, “There’s no place like home.” Even before the school bell rings, telling me classes are finished for the day, my feet are already in motion, doing the happy clap-clap-clap heel dance!  My home makes me [...]

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A LESSON - LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition 2017-2018

May, 2017
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LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition
2017-2018
Theme: A LESSON
Everyone has lessons to learn. As students, we have all had many memorable lessons at school – a lesson that you love, a lesson that you hate, and a lesson that you will remember for a long time. As a person, we [...]

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Learning English as a Foreign Language: The Montessori Approach

May, 2017
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Learning English as a Foreign Language: The Montessori Approach
Language is a powerful tool. It can bond people together or divide them apart. It can transmit knowledge or ignorance. It can bridge cultures or be a catalyst for divisiveness.
With the rapid expansion of China’s leadership in the world, there is an increasing emphasis on bilingual [...]

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Language Lessons: English Only in the School Environment?

May, 2017
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Language Lessons: English Only in the School Environment?
Over many years of teaching in the early years environment in China, one issue in regards to language acquisition regularly pops up – whether or not it is better to emphasise the importance of English at their school so their children can just pick up Chinese at home. [...]

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2017 Summer Camps in Shanghai

May, 2017
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Summer Programs at Shanghai Community International School, ECE Campus
Age: Date of birth ranging from June 19, 2014 through November 1, 2009
Dates: June 19 – July 14
SCIS ECE Campus is excited to offer a specialized summer camp program consisting of developmentally appropriate activities, designed with the early learner in mind. The summer camp program is a [...]

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Gold for SCIS at ACAMIS Mathquest and Rubik’s Cube Challenge

May, 2017
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This year Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) represented strongly once again at their fourth annual ACAMIS Mathquest and Rubik’s Cube Challenge. For the first time, Grade Five students joined the tournament, and they performed extraordinarily well.
Hosted by the Qingdao No. 1 International School of Shandong Province, this ACAMIS tournament is the only event geared towards [...]

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HOMEBOUND - 1st Prize Winner - LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition ‘HOME’

April, 2017
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HOMEBOUND
 
Light. Darkness. False light in absence of the true. Thought is a sovereign hallucinogen. Alternating strobes. Black white bands sear vision. Cones and rods. Ocular mechanics. Organics. Flesh. Body. Embodied. Serendipity. Spiritual syzygy. It’s a matter of perspective. Lightyears in an instant. The usual irony. A bloody tang. But it only seems that way.
 
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TO ONE, TO ALL - 2nd Prize Winner - LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition ‘HOME’

April, 2017
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TO ONE, TO ALL
 
ZERO.
I exist because she willed me to. Age thirty-five, the Chinese woman longed for a child, a daughter, to hold. Thus, on January 1st, 2000, the first day of the month, of the year, of the century, I took my first breath, a lungful of [...]

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What It Means to Be Home - 3rd Prize Winner, LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition ‘HOME’

April, 2017
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WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HOME
 
You stare at the dull gray table.
You feel the officer’s eyes staring into you like that of a ghost. He was the one that came when the store called the police. With a small glimpse, he was around thirty, fair-skinned with dark brown [...]

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April 16 - Awards Ceremony for LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition “HOME”

April, 2017
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LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition ‘HOME’
AWARD CEREMONY
 
Date/Time: April 16, 2017 (Sunday), 1:30pm – 4:30pm
时间:2017年4月16日,周日,下午1:30分到4:30分
Location: Canadian International School of Beijing (CISB), 38 Liangmaqiao Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing
地点:北京市朝阳区亮马桥路38号,北京加拿大国际学校,剧场
 
LET’S CELEBRATE WRITING!!
* Cash prizes, Certificate and Short Story Competition Book for every student winner
* Professional comments on the winning stories by published [...]

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A Green Future - LittleStar BWYA Postcard Design Competition

March, 2017
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A GREEN FUTURE 
LittleStar BWYA Environmental Postcard Design Competition
 
Theme: A GREEN FUTURE. The postcard design should incorporate the importance of environmental protection. Students need to design postcards to send out messages such as “Save the Environment”, “Lead a Green Life”, etc.
Eligibility:
The competition is open to current students at international schools/Kindergartens, [...]

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Group I (9 years & under) Winners List - LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition ‘HOME’

March, 2017
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Group I (9 years & under) Winners List 
 
1st Prize Winner
A Sense of Home by Samantha_9_Shanghai High School International Division
2nd Prize Winners
From War Zone to New Home by Hayley Graham__9__Yew Chung International School of Beijing
Dairy of Elephant by Sula Ma 8___Beijing [...]

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Group II (10-12 yrs) Winners – LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition “HOME”

March, 2017
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Group II (10-12 yrs) Winners List 
1st Prize Winner
Home Salmon by Jingmei Zou__12__Beijing No.2 Middle School
 
2nd Prize Winners
Where I Belong by Bia Kim__10-12__The SMIC Private School, Shanghai
The Unwanted by Jeffrey Liang__11__Shanghai American School, Pudong Campus
 
3rd Prize Winners
Home Away From Home by Elena Jiang_11_Shanghai American School
Is This It? Home? by [...]

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Group III (13-15 yrs) Winners – LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition “HOME”

March, 2017
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GROUP III (13-15 yrs) WINNERS
 
1st Prize Winner
Evanescence by Grace Liu__14__International School of Beijing
2nd Prize Winners
Nothing but a Silhouette by Tina Sang__15__Western Academy of Beijing
Sunset by Cate Mok__13__Shanghai American School
 
3rd Prize Winners
The House On Maple Street by Joel Pietilainen__15__Canadian International School of Beijing
Home_by_Anna Gakes__13__Yew Chung International School of Qingdao
Home by [...]

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Group IV (16-18) Winners - LittleStar CISB Short Story Competition “HOME”

March, 2017
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Group IV (16-18 years) Winners
 
1st Prize Winner
Homebound_by Michael Chau__17__Western Academy of Beijing
 
2nd Prize Winners
Crayons by Vivian Liu__16__International School of Beijing
To one, to all. by Dannes Zhang__16__Shanghai American School
 
3rd Prize Winners
What it Means to be Home_by Kamilah Wong__16__Shanghai Community International School
The World at Large by Abby Pan__16__Shanghai American School, [...]

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