QAIS life

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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Mar
13

Spring into Spring, the Social Event

Last Friday evening, students from QAIS and Baishan School joined together with our guests from HIS in Xi’An for a social event and dance entitled “Spring into Spring.” MYP students, Bailey and Tiffany, organized the event with help from some teachers and staff. This unique event showcased the organizational, creative, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills of […]

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Feb
06

QAIS Celebrates the Campus Grand Opening and Chinese New Year in Style

After a month of exploring the multitude of hallways in our new school building, QAIS celebrated the campus Grand Opening and Chinese New Year together with students, parents, construction crews, and staff members on Monday afternoon in our new auditorium. The festivities began with a traditional Chinese New Year Lion Dance followed immediately by the […]

By Vincent Ip | School Updates . QAIS . QAIS life
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Feb
05

Sleep and the Teenage brain 睡眠和我们的大脑

  At the QAIS Community Meeting on January 19th, grades 6 – 12 learned more about something they do every day, and just how very important this “something” relates to their learning, health, and mood.  They learned about sleep.     The U.S. National Sleep Foundation recommends that teens get between 8-10 hours of sleep a night.   As they sleep, muscles are repaired, skin cells regenerate, immune systems are strengthened, hormones are released, and their bodies grow.   Important things are taking place in their brains, too.  Cerebral spinal fluid is pumped throughout the […]

By Ann Bacon | QAIS life
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Jan
19

Return to Neverland

The new year has come with a super-charged boost of energy for the cast and crew of Peter Pan. As we have moved into the new, incredible arts spaces, we are quickly taking up every nook and cranny during our rehearsals. Pirates are tangoing on stage, Lost Boys are building a home around Wendy in […]

By Vincent Ip | QAIS . QAIS life . QAIS Students
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Jan
16

Spreading our wings with the QAIS butterfly community art project

QAIS has been growing steadily while expanding opportunities for students of different ages to collaborate and bond as a community.  We cherish every opportunity for older students to serve as role models for younger ones, while younger students can remind older students about the joy of learning and discovery experienced through a child’s eye.  This mutually […]

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Jan
16

QAIS Joins Elite Company as An Accredited Member of The Council of International Schools (CIS) 

From our humble beginnings in 2011, we have been striving to provide the highest quality education by promoting global citizenship, international mindedness, service and action, and a lifelong love of learning.  By embarking on the lengthy process of gaining school accreditations and authorizations including AMS, IB DP, IB PYP, IB MYP, MSA-CESS, we have laid a […]

By Vincent Ip | QAIS . School Updates . QAIS life
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Dec
11

PYP and MYP Students Take the Stage | PYP和MYP的学生登上舞台

Last Friday was a day of joy and positive energy as students gave the best of themselves in a lively and touching holiday performance.  Elementary and secondary bands, orchestras, and choirs wowed audiences with their talent, style, and confidence, while parents enjoyed a fresh cup of coffee and delicious cakes and cookies baked by our PTA (Parents Teachers Association) […]

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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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