Academic Program Updates

Jun
14

Family Fun Day: The true colors of QAIS | 碧空如洗,阳光明媚,夏日的微风刚刚拂过脸庞,QAIS齐聚校园,共同庆祝家庭欢乐日

A clear blue sky, bright sunshine and very agreeable temperatures marked the very first summer day of the year and that was exactly the day all at QAIS came together to celebrate our Family Fun Day. The joyful mood was set in an instant when the 4 “Houses” of QAIS arrived all dressed in their […]

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Dec
04

QAIS Robotics Teams Win All in MakeX National Robotics Competition | QAIS 的机器人团队在MAKE X 国家机器人竞赛中胜出

We are excited to share that some of our students in Grade 9 & 10 MYP Design recently competed in the MakeX National Robotics Championships in Shenzhen. This Three day event was organized from November 23rd to November 26th, 2017. MYP Design students have been learning about Robotics and preparing for the National MakeX Robotics […]

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Nov
20

A Musical Encounter With the Past | 音乐带着我们与历史邂逅

Sometimes the randomness of life presents us with unique, wonderful opportunities. It was one of these opportunities that facilitated music teacher Lauren Borodenko’s meeting with Zang Yimin (Elvis), a Chinese musician who has studied and performs music from the regions of Mongolia, Tuva and Manchuria. After a change meeting in Beijing, Yimin, who originally hails from Qingdao, agreed […]

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Nov
17

QAIS Hosts the Youth Leadership Summit | QAIS举办了青年领导力峰会

In 2014 the vision for youngleaders.world was born and five months later 1500 students came together in Edmonton, Canada to discover a secret, a hidden power within. That our lives could hold more. What started as a dream of three founders is now becoming a movement of 100.000 youth and will reach 13 countries by […]

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Nov
13

Neverland is Taking Over QAIS

Last week was the start of the most exciting period of the year as the auditions for our new musical, Peter Pan took place. A room full of students was singing, dancing, acting, cheering, and laughing as all of them took their turn to show off their talents in the hope to shine in what […]

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Nov
06

Our Volleyball U19 Girls Take the Victory | 我们的 U19 女子排球队取得胜利

Last Wednesday marked a new milestone in QAIS history as our mighty U19 Girls’ Volleyball Team beat their opponents, Southlands School, in a thrilling match. The great mood was set the moment we mounted the bus to drive towards our rivals as everyone was confident about our strengths even if some were a little nervous. […]

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Oct
30

Xi’an: A Journey of Discovery for Grade 8 Students | 西安:八年级学生的探索之旅

To enrich their unit on World Religions, Mr. Brian’s 8th grade Humanities class enjoyed a 3.5-day field trip to Xi’an. This city was a natural choice for this unit, because Xi’an marked the beginning and end of the ancient Silk Road, which brought different goods, ideas and beliefs to China. The students have been studying […]

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Oct
23

Grade 5 Students Become Teachers

On October 17, Grade 5 students stepped out of the regular classroom and visited a rural school outside of Jimo, a town on the outskirts of Qingdao. The school is surrounded by fields and farmland, and the entire area is very green which was a welcome change from the asphalt jungle of the city. Upon […]

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Sep
18

DP Biology Unites Fashion and Science

Fashion is all around us.  Many people pay attention to it, while others take it for granted. DP student, Shirley Ma, characterizes herself as a “fan of fashion with a conscience!”  Shirley had already been investigating the poor working conditions of people producing textiles in several Asian countries, but it was during a unit about water in Biology class […]

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Sep
18

Students Cross Bridges; With a Rhythm | 学生们通过节奏增进了解

Crossing bridges can be done in numerous ways and our DP Music students discovered that one of these ways is through music. Students had the honor of meeting some extraordinary local musicians who allowed them to explore different Chinese instruments unknown to most of them.  Apart from the instruments themselves, students learned about the long history of musical instruments in China […]

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