June 2021 Updated Events

June 2021 Updated Events 01 – Summer Holiday Duration    Please be aware that Friday June 18th is the last school day for the 2020-2021 academic year. The academic year of 2021-2022 starts on Monday August 16th, 2021, at regular times. 02 – End of ECAs Tuesday, June 8th    Tuesday June 8th, 2021 marked the…

An Important Message from P1

P1’s current and final Unit of Inquiry has the transdisciplinary theme of ‘Sharing the Planet’, with the central idea, ‘People can make choices that support the sustainability of the Earth’s resources.’   Throughout this unit, P1 have been working their way through three lines of inquiry towards their target, which comes in the form of…

Maker Fair at XLIS

XLIS, celebrated its first Maker Fair on May 18th. Our vision is to lead education through innovation and a student-centered, community driven approach. It was a fair where students had the opportunity to show work they had created and innovated with all kinds of materials, ideas and purposes and work towards our vision. Students also learned from…

Reach For the SKY

Andy (Jeonghyeon) Park, an XLIS student, receives an offer from Yonsei University, a SKY University in Korea.   Our XLIS Secondary Team are overjoyed to hear that Andy (Jeonghyeon) Park gained acceptance to one of Korea’s three most elite (SKY)) universities. The SKY universities are the Ivy League Universities of Korea and include Seoul, Korea, and…

XLIS – Secondary School Mathematics Champions!

The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing  (CEMC), is part of Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo in Ontario Canada. They have over 50 years of experience creating resources to support young people to build their confidence, grow their problem solving skills and get excited about mathematics and computing.   The CEMC…

“Come Find Us” Visual Arts Exhibition

“Come Find Us”is the final and required exhibition for IB Diploma Programme Visual Arts students. This exhibition was scheduled from March 29 to April 1, but due to popular demand from faculty, staff, and students, these thirty-four works of art, produced by five graduating students, remained on display for an additional week. “Come Find Us,”features…

Indoor Air Quality

At XLIS our vision is to lead education through innovation and a student-centered, community-driven approach. We know that our parents, students, and staff are aware that outdoor air pollution can impact health, however, indoor air pollution can also have significant and harmful health effects. Children’s bodies and lungs are still developing, so having an effective…

XLIS’ 2021 Summer Fair and Concert

The XLIS 2021 Summer Fair and Concert was held on Saturday May 29th, 2021. A true XLIS tradition, this year’s Summer Fair was full of surprises and memorable moments!   The day began with the arrival of students, parents, and our special guests. As the crowd grew larger, Dr. David Li Zhi Jun, the Director…