College and University Visits this week

A reminder that the following Colleges and Universities will be here this week: Monday 19th (today) 9.00 Counsellor’s Office Boston University 10.20 – 10.40 MYP LGR Widener University, Western New England University, College of Saint Benedict/ Saint John’s University, University of La Verne,  Northern Kentucky University, Loyola University Chicago Seminars scheduled 10.40-11.30 Wednesday 21st 12.50 Counsellor’s […]

Language Acquisition

Each subject has its own specific writing strategies and genres. ELL/English B (all students) have learnt to write from their English teachers, but they usually do not know how to apply these skills to other subjects. The “rules” of writing for different subjects need to be taught explicitly. Examples and templates are important reference tools.

Visitors to NIS

Good morning, NIS students, This week we will have 4 visitors from three different agencies who will be getting to know our school better and meeting with a range of NIS staff members and students.  If you see them in the hallways, please make them feel welcome as always.   If you have any questions […]

It’s Back!

That’s right! Homework Club is a go for today (Monday)! Get over those “Discover China Week is finished” blues in style! If you need help, a variety of teachers will be there to assist you on your assignments, help you prepare for assessments, and basically work with you on anything else you are confused about in the Learning […]

Room Check for 3-Way Conference

3-way conference data for Nov. 4th has been generated in Veracross now. Please check if your room where the conference will take place is correct. If there is any change to the Room, please email Here is how you check your 3-way conference schedule details including the ROOM: 1. Login Veracross Teacher Portal: 2. Under School […]


These containers were removed from the fridge in the Staff Lounge, emptied and washed. They are now waiting to be collected by their owners. If one or more of them belong to you please collect from the Staff Lounge.

ETC 2016 & Field Testing

Dear All, Attached is a flyer for the ETC 2016 coming up in March, 2016. Looks like an awesome list of wonderful speakers and workshop presenters! To make it even better, teachers at our school have also applied to present at ETC 2016! A part of the application process requires them to do a field […]

Sit and Chat extra long during lunch this week!

In order to make duty times work during trip week, the G1-5 students need to stay in the cafeteria a little longer than usual after eating lunch. Please ask your students how they might stay seated and wait respectfully for the cue to leave from the supervising teachers. They will need to show some patience. Thank […]

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