Parenting Teens and Tweens: Technology Focus

On Tuesday, March 9th, Secondary Principal, Daun Yorke, and MYP Assistant Coordinator, Emma Yang, led a workshop for secondary parents about raising teenagers and pre-teens, also known as “tweens” (children who are in-between childhood  and the teenage years).  The secret to successfully parenting a teen is communication. The lines of communication between you and your…

Public Security Bureau Visits XLIS

On March 11th, 2021, Exit and Entry Administrative Division of Xi’an Public Security Bureau awarded Dr. Liu the letter of appointment as “Administrative Service Supervisor of the Exit-Entry Administration Bureau of Xi ‘an Municipal Public Security Bureau”. Xi’an High-tech Administrative Examination and Approval Bureau bring the issued work permits of the foreign teachers of XLIS…

XLIS Professional Development

One of the teacher/artist’s greatest skills is to be able to differentiate for their students.In each class, we have a group of individuals with different interests, personalities, and needs. The most skilled educator can identify these differences and plan learning experiences that capture the wonder within these amazing young minds.   Tania Lattanzio An Experienced…

Welcome Letter from the PTA Chairman

Jayleen Chen PTA Chairman   Dear XLIS Community,   In the new semester, the children embark on a new learning journey. On the first day of school, Mr. Lalor welcomed the children at the school gate and watched them come back to school. As a parent, I was deeply moved and inspired.   New semester,…

Reading List Recommendations from XLIS

“Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.”—Edwin Percy Whipple   We all see the world in different ways, and reading is undoubtedly the simplest way to perceive the world through the eyes of others. Through books, not only do we have the privilege of engaging with the characters in the book, but…

Inaugural Chang’an Cup

Xi’an Liangjiatan International School hosted the first edition of the Chang’an Cup basketball tournament on January 15 and 16, 2021. The tournament saw eleven teams from eight schools competing for the championship in boys’ and girls’ divisions. The tournament attracted Xi’an’s three foreign national schools, international departments from the city’s most prestigious local high schools,…

How to Be a Good Parent in an International School

Our children have been born in a new era of diversity, open-mindedness, internationalization, and with a common shared destiny for all mankind. The real purpose of education is to cultivate global citizens with diversified and cross-cultural communication skills. In this changing context, international education and international schools have sprung up rapidly within China’s education system.…