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Nov
18

HORRIBLE SCIENCE LITERACY WEEK AT QAIS  QAIS文学周之科学主题-可怕的科学

By Robin Shawver (IB Librarian)  l Robin Shawver (IB图书管理员)   The week was filled to the brim with engaging student-led scientific fun with different literacy and science-related activities for students in Early Childhood to MYP 5 (Grade 10).   QAIS also invited author Nick Arnold, who writes the Horrible Science series, to be the guest author. His books are […]

By Comine Howe | Uncategorized . QAIS life
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Nov
04

QAIS CELEBRATES DIVERSELY! QAIS多姿多彩的节日庆典!

Dinosaurs, unicorns, Alcatraz-escapees and Security Guards, butterflies, puppies and even Spiderman came to visit QAIS today as students and staff dressed up to celebrate! 恐龙,独角兽,Alcatraz越狱者,安全警卫,蝴蝶,小狗,甚至蜘蛛侠今天都来到了青岛美亚国际学校!因为学生和员工们在装扮庆祝! Toddler joined Early Childhood classes and baked some delicious pumpkin cakes! 小小班和幼儿园的孩子们烤了美味的南瓜蛋糕! QAIS LOWER SCHOOL Halloween -Dress Up Day Carousel  小学部万圣节盛装和游艺活动 Grades 1-5 dressed up as their favourite animals – real […]

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Oct
28

MYP STUDENTS PUT SERVICE IN ACTION IN GAN SU PROVINCE l MYP学生在中国甘肃提供志愿服务

Grades 8 (MYP 3) to 10 (MYP 5) broadened their minds internationally by spending a week in Gan Su Province, where they supported a local orphanage, learnt more about Chinese history and culture first-hand, and visited different parts of Noth-West China. The trip forms part of the Service as Action , on of the core components of the MYP curriculum, which […]

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Oct
28

GRADE 1/2 TRAVEL THROUGH TIME TO EXPERIENCE THE ‘COMING OF HUMANS’ l 一二年级穿越时空,体验“人类的发展”

Grades 1-2 students activated their imagination and ‘experienced’ Montessori’s third great lesson, The Coming of Humans in a whole new way. As students walked from one part of the school’s campus to another, they were greeted by teachers and faculty members “standing in” for humans throughout human history. From Cavemen to Nomad, to Farmer, to Townsfolk, to Dark Age […]

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Oct
21

QAIS INTERNATIONAL DAY 2019 CELEBRATES DIVERSITY! 美亚国际日-拥抱多元文化

Qingdao Amerasia International School showcased its inclusive and vibrant community at International Day 2019 by welcoming friends and families from more than 30 different nationalities, food from over 25 countries, magnificent performances and music from America to Zimbabwe. This year’s theme ‘Embrace Diversity’, could not have been more fitting, with a melting pot of culture […]

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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
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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Sep
09

CREATING A CARING COMMUNITY

PARENT CONNECT HEADS HOW TO BECOME A PART OF PARENT CONNECT You already are! Once your child is enrolled, you automatically get a membership to Parent Connect. Wow! HOW CAN YOU HELP? 1 Be a Class Parents Representative – 2 class parents/class (build relationships with other parents, support class field trips/activities)  2. Attend and support […]

By Comine Howe | QAIS . QAIS life . Parent Association
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Sep
09

LITTLE SHOP – BIG CAST!

By Josh Hatt Auditions this week have delivered a fantastic cast of students ready to take to the stage in this year’s Secondary musical ‘Little Shop of Horrors’. More than 30 Upper School students from QAIS and AWS (Annie Wright High School) lined up in pairs hoping to score a role in this year’s MYP […]

By Comine Howe | QAIS . Uncategorized . Music & Art . QAIS life
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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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