Secondary

Graduation: Student Voice

Sagar Chetan Kumar and Sean Jamieson Unforeseen circumstances – a phrase that I and, most certainly, the class of 2022 know far too much about. Acting as an accessory to our daily lives amidst (and…
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In-House

Fostering Empathy in Children

When we purposefully open up opportunities for children to engage in empathic responses, we are supporting them in developing a critical component of relationship development–the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. In…
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Secondary

Winding Up a Long Night of Science

Two weeks ago, the FIS had the pleasure to host this year’s Long Night of Science children’s program. Six students from Grade 11, along with two staff members, lead a variety of activities for visitors to…
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Primary

Waste Separation: Grade 5 Leads by Example

Over the past few months, our fifth graders have been learning about climate control and global warming. Through their lesson inquiry, they recognized the problem of waste separation and decided to do something about it,…
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In-House

Community Days – Wrap Up

From May 23 to 25, everyone at the FIS came together, for the first time in two years, to create, collaborate, and connect during the Community Days: a first-of-its-kind initiative at our school. “The objective…
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Community

Drum Circle for Peace in Ukraine

On Thursday this week, we hosted a drum circle for peace in Ukraine. Led by Mrs. Saehee Chang, a parent volunteer, with the help of the music department and the music teachers, it took place…
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In-House

FIS Hoodies for Ukrainian Students

The group ‘FIS Connections team’ is a student initiative that looks to promote connection across the school through various events and actions. Nicole Bondi in Grade 11 was one of the students that came up…
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In-House

Der Berg ruft!

Erlangen is world-famous! Siemens may have its headquarters here, but the Bergkirchweih attracts more than a million visitors every year! Since 1755, this popular folk festival has been held during Whitsun and heralds the “5th…
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Primary

EY Outdoor Learning: Flowers and Insects

In their latest unit, Early Years 5 students have been learning about flowers and insects in a physical setting. By approaching their lessons in an outdoor environment, the students learn about biodiversity outside of what…
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