IB Diploma Programme

Sep
16

THROUGH THE LENS OF THE STUDENT: PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB TAKES FLIGHT

The first-ever student-led photography club at Qingdao Amerasia International School develops creative talent and a sense of service among its members. Created by Ryoichi, a Grade 10 student, the club forms part of students’ Service as Action plan, whereby student’s volunteer their time and skills to a creative endeavour which benefits their community and themselves […]

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Jun
06

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Inspiring speech to the graduates by Alzbeta Springer – MYP-DP Teacher, Head of Humanities Dept. & MMUN Coordinator If you were a tree, what tree would you be? Would you be a high reaching Sitka spruce, a stout baobab, a majestic oak, a magical beech tree with paper-thin bark, a fragrant magnolia, or a Japanese […]

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May
27

QAIS’s Top Robotics Team travels to Silicon Valley

FIRST things first, robots are cool. The For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Competition 2019 in Silicon Valley, California, welcomed 15 000 students from across the globe to participate in what high school students have dubbed “the hardest fun you will ever have”. Four students from Qingdao Amerasia International School spent […]

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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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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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Sep
11

See How Things Move in DP Physics / DP物理课上的碰撞 / DP 물리에서 어려움을 겪을 때는

Statement of Inquiry: How can we predict the positions of moving objects with multiple variables? Key Concept: Application of Kinematic Equations Related Concepts: Position vs. Time Graphs, Velocity vs. Time Graphs, Making predictions, Multivariable Algebra The first cohort of the QAIS DP Physics class hit the ground rolling as their curiosity and algebra skills were tested in the […]

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Jun
05

On to the Next Chapter – DP Graduation 2017

There was hardly a dry eye in the house as they took to the stage one last time for their high school graduation.

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May
09

Narwhals Join the Red Lions

Though a narwhal joining up with a lion may seem a bit odd, it is, in fact, a perfect match. QAIS has once again partnered with the Qingdao Red Lions, affording our MYP and DP students the extra opportunity to fine tune and hone their football (soccer) skills.

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