News articles for XLIS Secondary

DP2 November – January 2023 Overview

Class Group: DP2  Period: November – January Homeroom Teachers: Mona Meng Shameek Ghosh In our homeroom, we discuss all the challenges that students face in the 2nd year of DP. We have talked about global competencies and tips for revising. We are also looking at decision-making skills and the need to have a healthy mind…

DP1 November – January 2023 Overview

Class Group: DP1 Period: November – January Homeroom Teacher: Kelvin Tian Kate Yu Unit Title: Get Ready with Diploma Program Concept: Understanding DP ATL Skills: Thinking, Self-management Introduce ATL skills students need to do well in DP and in their future endeavours. Make connections with university applications and personal development. Do exercises in different contexts.…

MYP5 November – January 2023 Overview

Class Group: M5 Period: November – January     English Language and Literature Teacher: Mr. Ridolfo   Unit Title: Through the Eyes of Maus: The Past & Present Intertwined Concepts: KC: Perspective RC: Character, Intertextuality, Point of view, Structure ATL skills: Communication, Research, Thinking Help your child by: Have them read a variety of texts.…

MYP4 November – January 2023 Overview

Class Group: M4 Period: November – January Homeroom MYP4A & MYP4B Teachers: Sky Du, Keon Yang ATL skills: Self-Management—Affective Skills Self-Management—Reflection Skills Help your child by: encourage them to communicate more with people around and it’s a season of giving to the poor and the needed English Language and Literature Teacher: Mrs Challenor Unit Title:…

MYP3 November – January Overview

Class Group: M3 A/B Period: November – January Homeroom MYP3A & MYP3B Teachers: M3A: Mr. Kyle, Ms. Tracy M3B: Mr. Jonathan Lee Ching, Ms. Jasmin ATL skills: Self-Management—Affective Skills Self-Management—Reflection Skills Communication skill—Email etiquette Social skills Help your child by: Checking that they use their school diaries and following up with the homework schedule to…

MYP2 November – January 2023 Overview

Class Group: M2 A/B Period: November – January Homeroom MYP2A & MYP2B Teachers: M2A: Ms. Momo and Mr. Welch M2B: Ms. Challenor and Ms. Sunny ATL skills: Self-Management—Affective Skills Self-Management—Reflection Skills Communication skill—Email etiquette Help your child by: Checking their diaries every night so they are prepared for the next day. Also, make sure they…

MYP1 November – January 2023 Overview

Class Group: M1 A/B Period: November – January Homeroom MYP1A Teachers: Michael Koran & Maggie Miao MYP1B Teachers: Zachary Dwyer & Matthew Lu   ATL skills: Self-Management—Affective Skills Self-Management—Reflection Skills Communication skill—Email etiquette Help your child by: Communicate with them about their self-management skills and ask to see their emails to teachers for proper etiquette.…

DP2 August – October 2022 Overview

Class Group: DP2 Period: August-October Homeroom Teacher: Mona meng Shameek Ghosh In our homeroom, we discuss all the challenges that students face in the 2nd year of DP. We have talked about global competencies and tips for revising. We are also looking at decision-making skills and the need to have a healthy mind and body…

DP1 August – October 2022 Overview

Class Group: DP1 Period: August-October Homeroom Teacher: Kelvin Tian, Kate Yu Unit Title: Get Ready with Diploma Program Concept: Understanding DP ATL Skills: Thinking, Self-management Introduce ATL skills students need to do well in DP and in their future endeavours. Make connections with university applications and personal development. Do exercises in different contexts. Help Your…

MYP5 August – October 2022 Overview

Class Group: M5 Period: August-October Homeroom MYP5A Teachers: Sophia Suo, Tanapat (Ice) Treyanurak MYP5B Teacher: Nathan Kim, Emma Yang MYP5 Homeroom marks the beginning of the end of our MYP journey. Students have kick-started the year with an introduction to the Personal Project led by Ms. Emma. Additionally, we are placing heavy emphasis on living…