Qingdao No. 1 International School of Shandong Province is excited to announce that we are hosting Tennis Camps each Saturday morning through the 2017-2018 first semester. The Qingdao Xinxing Sports Club will be providing FREE Tennis Camps on the QISS tennis courts. Our students here at QISS deserve a chance to enjoy sports with their family members and friends whenever the opportunity comes up.
The QISS English Language Learner (ELL) Support Services aim to provide support and instruction in the English language and academic areas to English Language Learners to enable them to be successful in the mainstream classrooms.
본교 ELL부서에서는 학생들에게 향상된 영어지도를 위하며 학생들이 교과목에서 성공적인 학습 결과를 얻기 위하여 노력하고 있습니다.
Through preparation, differentiation, and collaboration with the ELL learners’ classroom teacher, the ELL teaching staff help ELL students learn English as quickly and efficiently as possible while supporting the content-area teachers’ instruction.
Ms. Julie is from California, USA. She has been in education over 20 years. Her experience includes teaching in the USA and China. She received her Master's degree from UC Berkeley. She says that becoming a teacher was all about making a difference in the lives of children. Her greatest moments teaching include the accomplishments of her students in learning to speak English. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, being outdoors, and being with family.
Jessica Lenhart (middle school)
Ms. Jessica is from North Carolina, USA. This is her 19th year in education. She has taught in North Carolina, Las Vegas, and China. She received her Master's degree from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in Curriculum & Instruction. She and her husband, John and their two children, came to QISS last year to experience the international life of travel together as a family. Her hero is her mom. She says that her mom showed her how to work hard, provide for the family, and demonstrate unconditional love. Professionally, Mrs. Lenhart is most proud of her National Board Certificaton in English as a New Language. Her advice to students: "Always do your best and follow your dreams".
Miguel Arambula (high school)
Miguel is from California, USA. He is beginning his 6th year in education after spending time teaching in Hawaii, Spain, and Egypt. Miguel earned his Master's degree from the University of New Mexico in Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies with a emphasis in TESOL. Mr. Arambula was influenced by his parents who raised 4 children to work hard in school and make a positive impact on their community. Miguel chose teaching because he wants to share his passion for learning. He feels teachers can have a positive impact on their students and help them become more engaged and interested in the world that surrounds them.
Thank you for spending this past Saturday morning with us and your children at QISS for Quarter 1 Key Assignments.These days are very important in that they showcase the learning that is occurring along with the talents of your children.The teachers and students have worked extremely hard over the last few weeks preparing their key assignments.We are encouraged to see so many parents attend and hope to see more next quarter.Great things are happening at QISS!
지난주 토요일에 있었던 쿼터1 키어사인먼트에 참가해주신 많은 학부모님께 감사의 말씀 드립니다. 최근 학생들의 다양한 재능을 발표하는 프레젠테이션의 방식이 매우 중요하게 작용하고 있습니다. 키어사인먼트 발표를 위하여 지난 몇주간 학생들과 교사들이 열심히 노력하였습니다. 다음쿼터에도 학부모님들의 많은 참여와 격려를 부탁드립니다. QISS발전에 함께 해주셔서 감사합니다!
Below is a sample. Please click here for more Key Assignment photos.
“I am unique, I am special, I am ME!”
“Our Family Story”
“Sharing Our Family History Stories with Shadow Puppets”
We hope you enjoyed the October holiday with friends and family. We welcome back all our oustanding QISS students. Teachers are eager to push forward and continue the learning process. The first quarter is coming to a close this week with Q1 report cards coming home next Friday. We have many events approaching over the next few weeks so please make note of those below. We hope to see you at all the events and activities that are available.
- G1 Mr. Joshua Chen class will be at 11:00am instead of 9:00am
- Grade 8A "Trial of Socrates" will be at 9:00am instead of 11:00am
- Grade 8 "Digital Curators" will be at 11:00am instead of 9:00am
*Location of presentations did not change.
Tuesday, October 17th PEP Talks
We have two PEP talks this week. Both of them begin at 9am. We encourage high school students' parents interested in learning more about university admission screening processes to attend the PEP talk in the auditorium. If you are more interested in learning how to understand your child's report card, please join us at the coffee shop cafe. We look forward to seeing and visiting with our parents this next Tuesday.
QISS Halloween 5K Run & BBQ
Sunday, October 29th
For more information and the registration form please click here