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Students…Break Tomorrow

Hello Superstar Students,

Tomorrow’s Break will last from 10:05am-10:30am. An FYI that the football pitch, bamboo forest, and gaming room will be closed. Thanks for your help with this. Also, a reminder that school finishes at 11:00am tomorrow as well.


The schedule is here as a reminder. Have a great day!


Tomorrow’s Schedule Update

Hello All,

A slight adjustment has been made to tomorrow’s schedule out of respect for the annual anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre. The plan is to delay the break until approximately 10:05am, after the symbolic air raid siren at 10:01am concludes. Please keep students in class until the siren finishes sounding. At that point students are welcome to go to break and teachers are invited to the staff lounge for some last-school-day-of-2019 treats. Our leadership team will cover break-time teaching.

Also of note is that the only NIS “bells” that will sound tomorrow should be the 7:55am “get to class!” bell and the 11:00am dismissal. Beyond that it will be up to all of us to help students move between Homerooms/Advisories, assemblies, and Break based upon the schedule.

Many thanks for your efforts!


Flipster app for digital magazines

There is now a Flipster app to look at our digital magazines! Click on Flipster App Instructions . Did you also know you can do a keyword search in different magazines? Think of the research possibilities, especially with those science magazines!

As always, stop in the library with any questions!

Beginning in January, these titles will be available:

How It Works
Sports Illustrated Kids
Boys’ Life
Girls’ Life
Lonely Planet Traveller
Popular Science
Runner’s World
Scientific American
Scientific American Mind


G9 Design

There are some posters on display outside the library/cafeteria. Each poster is based on one of the Global Goals. G9 Designers would appreciate your feedback on their designs. Please scan the attached QR codes under each poster to leave feedback this week. Parents, Students, Teachers – all feedback welcome!


G9 Design


January sports sign ups are open!!

CISSA Badminton starts as soon as we come back in January in Week 19, Wed and Fri 3.15 – 4.15pm. Grade 5 – 8

CISSA Volleyball starts the 2nd week back – Week 20.  Mon & Wed 3.15 – 4.15pm. Grade 5 – 6

ACAMIS Badminton starts the 2nd week back – Week 20.  Mon & Wed 4.20 – 6pm. Grade 9 – 12

Come and have a go, all levels of experience welcome!!


Facility Notices

Dear All

The car park area will be closed from this Friday(6th December) after 3:00 until Sunday(8th December) due to  NIS Swim Meet.

The Fitness Room on 3rd Floor in the Centre will be closed for the whole day on Saturday 14 December.

Bike Parking Area:

The bicycle and motorbike parking area will be closed due to maintenance and construction over the winter. Any bicycles and motorbikes left in this area after the 13 December will be disposed of.

Please collect them before that date.

Thank you for your co-operation.


Access to school during Winter Break

Due to constructions, maintenance and cleaning work, the NIS Campus is closed. 

Except for the following:

Fitness Room at the Centre level 3

  • Standard Access Rules apply,
  • Sign in/out at the Security Guard Room
  • NIS ID card required
  • Access through the Green Gym entrance.

Visitors by appointment

Authorised Personnel

Thank you for helping us making NIS safer place, have a great holiday.


Deputy Director – Operations and Finance




Bio Blend Fresh Juices

Today at break-time there will be freshly squeezed orange and lemon healthy juices being sold outside the cafeteria for 15 RMB each and all proceeds will support a school in Vietnam to improve their educational supplies. Ingredients are ethically sourced and the cups are biodegradable, please come and support.

Mandarin Exchange Today

This afternoon we will host a group of Middle School students from the next door Middle School. They will meet in the LGR at the end of lunchtime and then will talk to their buddies in Chinese before being shown around the school by our Middle School students. Please make them welcome if you see them walking through the hallways.

Phase 3 Mandarin Students… remember to be in the LGR by 1.55 this afternoon.

Facility Notice

Monthly Equipment Testing of Evacuation and Lockdown System on this coming Sunday (Dec 1st) 1:00pm ~4:00pm. Please ignore the alarming bell and the flickering blue lights during this period.

Thanks for your cooperation.

Facility Department

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