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Bonnie: The Head Girl Scout

March, 2011
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Bonnie Dalaroy will soon become the first girl in Shanghai to earn the Gold Award for the Girl Scouts. The Gold Award is the highest honor in Girl Scouts, followed by the Silver Award that she accomplished in ninth grade.
“I’m just working towards it this year,” said the senior at the SMIC Private School in [...]

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My International School Life

June, 2010
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September 1st, 1999. This was my first day at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing), as I prepared to enter the monumental year of the second grade. My mother dragged me to school as I went through the usual motions of crying and wailing. I remember taking in my surroundings and seeing grey [...]

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Welcome the School Music Idol

June, 2009
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  The night of April 23rd would certainly be memorable for JaeHee Jang, an 11th grader at Beijing City International School (BCIS). On that night, he outperformed everybody else and won the BCIS Idol contest; from that day forward, teachers and students call him “Mr. BCIS Idol” on campus…
  "It’s great honor for me… It [...]

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Jacky Is a Spelling King

April, 2009
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  Jacky Qiao made an unforgettable guess in life on March 14.
  On that day at the Shanghai Centre Theatre and in front of a big crowd, he correctly spelled out the word “H-E-L-I-O-S”.
  “I actually guessed the word and was so excited that I got it right,” recalled the 7th grader at Beijing BISS [...]

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Marcell Is A Little Artist

April, 2009
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In all the art competitions that had been organized by the magazine in the past three years, Marcell Vajda had always been taking the first or second place in his age group - under 10 years old.

It is no exception then for this young boy to win again in the LittleStar Environment-friendly Bag Design Contest [...]

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The Olympic Girl

March, 2008
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  Natasha Weaser, a Year 10 student at Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai), was selected and given the privilege of carrying the Olympic Torch through the streets of Shanghai this May as part of the Beijing 2008 Olympics Torch Relay.
  Only five foreigners were chosen from a pool of over 3000 applicants competing [...]

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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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