Secondary Online Learning

The city of Xi’an has been under lockdown since December 22/2021 due to an outbreak of Covid19. China is committed to zero cases of the virus and implements a robust approach to protect members of the community. Cases are dropping through a concerted effort of government, health care workers and cooperative citizenry, an army of…

Back to Blended Learning

I was in a lesson observation today when a student put up his hand to ask a question. He said, “Excuse me, can I go out for (COVID) testing?” The teacher said, “Yes, go ahead”, and the lesson proceeded as normal. What a different time we are living in. Fortunately at XLIS this is only…

Sing with hope, blessings to Xi’an

When facing the epidemic which broke out suddenly in Xi’an at the end of 2021, more than 700 teachers and students from 41 countries at XLIS displayed their understanding and passionate support to the protocols put into place on prevention and control of the pandemic implemented by the local government. During quarantine, our school staff…

Staying Strong for XLIS and the City of Xi’an!

How our wonderful XLIS students manage their time during quarantine   XLIS students have demonstrated time and time again that they are resilient learners that can adapt to an ever-changing world and overcome any challenges that come their way. After completing nearly two weeks of online learning through carefully planned synchronous and asynchronous lessons, we…

School Cultural Lunches

Xi’an Liangjiatan International School is an amazing place, and the reasons why our school is special can be found in the diversity of our students and staff and the cultures they represent. One of the ways XLIS explores different cultures is through food. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be challenging for students and staff who…

Christmas and Community at XLIS

As the year 2021 comes to an end, students and their educators at XLIS reflect on the challenges and achievements they encountered while learning through enquiry and conceptual understanding. Many of us concluded that we had a lot to be thankful for, not only as individuals, but as a truly diverse and caring community. This…

Primary Student Counci

Student council aims to make XLIS a better place by taking action to ensure students’ voices are heard and respected.   If you have a chance to join the student council meeting on Friday, you will be surprised by these ‘representatives’, they are open-minded and caring, they help those in need and appreciate different cultures…

Learning Through Giving

School-Wide Learning Outcomes Awards & The Giving Tree   Learner Profile——School-Wide Learning Outcomes Awards Every semester the secondary school takes time out to honor students who exemplify the IB Learner Profile attributes. The learner profiles are also our Schoolwide Learning Outcomes (SLO’s). We integrate the SLO’s into every curriculum unit and our homeroom advisory program…