QAIS life

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

Hanging Tough with the QAIS Outdoor Club | 与青岛美亚国际学校户外俱乐部坚定的在一起

The new QAIS outdoor club has taken after school activities to new heights, both literally and figuratively, as they have been exploring the tunnels, cliffs, and mountains of Fu Shan right outside our front door. The club, led by experienced outdoor enthusiasts, Brendan Madden and Chris Borodenko has taught students how to bushwhack trails with […]

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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
25

Sing Peace Around the World

“Preventing conflicts is the work of politics: establishing peace is the work of education.” ~ Maria Montessori Could you imagine if the world came together and concentrated on what unites us, rather than divides us? We would find peace.   That’s the hope and message of the Sing Peace Around the World Campaign, held annually to coincide with the United Nation’s International Day of […]

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Sep
25

Parents are Lifelong Learners

Wednesday, September 20th, proved to be a very productive day for QAIS parents as we had the honor to welcome the world- renowned Montessori Educator, Ms. Robyn Breiman to our school to lead a workshop on “Maths in Montessori’. For nearly thirty years Robyn worked with children of all ages as a Montessori teacher. She was the head of […]

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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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