School Updates

Sep
16

Lower School Full STEAM Ahead

by Lee Shawver, Design Technology Teacher & Full School Tech Assistant The QAIS Design Department has expanded into the Lower School and is now serving students from Grade 1 to 12 (DP 2)! At QAIS, we are inquirers, investigators, and innovators; and now students have more opportunities to develop those skills with science, technology, engineering, […]

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Sep
09

21st CENTURY COMMUNICATORS

By Comine Howe MYP 5 students were collaborative communicators, using smartphone photos to create their Photo Poetry. Hazel Lee, MYP English,  introduced the Korean trend ‘DiCa-Poetry’ to her MYP 5 (Grade 10 Class) and had students creatively thinking about poetry. DiCA Poetry is short for digital camera poetry; where personal photos are used to write […]

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Sep
09

“NOT-SO-ALIVE-LONG” LOVE OF LEARNING

By Comine Howe MMUN-electives (Montessori Model United Nations) have kicked off for MYP (grades 6 -10), and Humanities teachers, Bill Murray, Penelope James and Giovanni Romeo, are getting students excited about MMUN as students are faced with the task of preventing a Zombie Pandemic! Through the process of role-playing, each student becomes a delegate of […]

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Sep
02

A GLOBALLY ENGAGED ENVIRONMENT

What is International Mindedness? At QAIS it is a founding principle, a way of life and an ideal we strive for every single day. This paradigm shift requires of every single staff member, student and parent to remove their own cultural lens and look at the world with an international mind. A way of thinking, […]

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Jun
11

Parent-Teacher Association Sets the Bar High with Champagne & Canapé Evening

“This is what we want to achieve as the PTA moving forward; collaboration, connection, innovation, closer bonds and much more” – Parent-Teacher Association Heads This school year was a year of firsts. Last Saturday evening, QAIS saw its first parent-led Parent Teacher Association, headed by four dedicated moms, Aslene Kho, Kun Zhai, Alexandra Schroeter and […]

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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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May
23

FAB FAM FUN at Family Fun Day 2019!精彩绝伦的QAIS家庭欢乐日

Summer is here and we kicked it up a gear with the fantastic Family Fun Day. Students, teachers, parents, aunts and even some grannies joined us in a fun-filled day in the sun. 伴随着夏日来临,我们迎来了梦幻般的家庭欢乐日。 学生,老师,父母,阿姨甚至一些老人都在阳光下度过了充满乐趣的一天。 The day started with some fortune telling, from there we tried to keep our balance on the slack line. 美好的一天始于放松! […]

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Mar
10

Under 19 Basketball Tournament

The season of basketball ended at Yew Chung International School in Huangdao, China for the boys and girls on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The Qingdao Amerasia International School teams represented the best of our school community playing matches against quality opponents. The boys ended their season with a tough game against Conficious International School Qingdao. […]

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Nov
13

QAIS Musical Sensation

QAIS Proudly Presents Another Beautiful Show - "Once On This Island" Coming to the brand new Qingdao Amerasia International School’s Black Box Theatre is a musical that celebrates storytelling with a rousing Calypso-flavored tale of one small girl who finds love in a world of prejudice. The musical Once on this Island from the Tony [...]
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