Students had a blast exploring Beijing!
At Xi’an’s Xingqing Gong Palace Park. The parents had as much fun as the students..maybe more. – From TIS parent Elaine
Today marks the beginning of our second week in China, and we’ve just arrived in Xi’an. As I write this, the busy sounds of the street below our hotel fill the room and the neon lights a path all the way to the City Wall, built in the 14th century. History is particularly heavy in… View Article
Students finished up their last day at the Suzhou Experimental Elementary School:
Students attended the SEES ceremony and participated in a Thank-You/Talent Show!
TIS 5th graders having fun in Suzhou with their hosts!
I like the school. It has a lots of cool programs, and you don’t have to bring lunch. The homestay was fun. I haven’t eaten any American food yet. I’ve had a good time. We picked strawberries, and they tasted great. We went shopping and I bought a stuffed dolphin. They have weird food like… View Article
Today was the first day at Suzhou Experimental Elementary School. Students participated in a Welcome Ceremony and TIS parent Pete Wright presents a gift on behalf of the TIS parents, staff and 5th graders. Exploring Suzhou: TIS Parent Update from Jonathon Hoffman: Yesterday, we went to see the Suzhou Experimental Elementary School. It is a… View Article
Students spent their first full day in Shanghai exploring the city and working on their Exhibition projects. They interviewed local people along the Bund – recognized as Shanghai’s former Wall Street and home to an impressive collection of buildings from the early trade houses of the 1850s to the glamorous Art Deco modernism of the… View Article
Students and chaperones departed for Capstone today! The students (and parents) are so excited to be in Shanghai. Here are some photos en route.
After a slight delay at the airport, Angela and Christy are on their way to Shanghai. They are excited to see the students when they arrive on Thursday! Safe travels!
We had a wonderful send-off assembly today, during which we came together as a school and celebrated this special moment with our 5th graders.* Each 1st through 5th grader got a flag to carry – one color per grade to symbolize our multiculturalism – that counts down how many years they have until their Capstone…. View Article