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The 2023 XLIS Spring Concert

  The 2023 XLIS Spring Concert Welcoming the Year with a Message of Hope!   XLIS has undeniably set a high standard when it comes to the quality of its student performing art shows. Year after year, students practice persistently to deliver awe inspiring performances and showcase their talent to the delight of our community…

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MOVEMBER 2022-2023

MOVEMBER MOVEMBER started in 2003 in Australia. It is the only charity that focuses on men’s health worldwide. The initial idea came up between two friends, Travis Garone and Luke Slattery to bring back the fashion trends for men to grow their mustaches. They invited 30 men who took the challenge. Inspired by the success…

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Principal Email Week 20 – Primary Principal

Dear Jingjing Yang,   Happy New Year! I wish you all a wonderful year ahead for 2023. In addition, the Year of the Rabbit is soon upon us. So, to add to my sentiments, Happy Chinese New Year as well!   I am happy to be writing this email to you from my office, with a…

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January Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   1. Semester 1 Reports – Friday, 13th January End of semester reports will be released to parents on Managebac.   2. Chang’an Cup · U19 International Basketball Tournament  Friday, 13th January – Saturday, 14th January On January 13th and 14th XLIS will host the third annual Chang’an Cup, a U19 basketball tournament…

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December Updated Events

Whole School Events   1. End of ECAs Our ECA program ended on December 15th, 2022. The new program will begin in February 2023. Thanks to all of you who supported us with this exciting endeavor!   2. PTA Core Member Meeting It was the last monthly PTA Core Member Meeting of this semester, major meeting…

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Stay connected; stay together

Dear XLIS Community Members,  According to the XLIS school calendar, our Christmas holiday will start from December 24th, 2022 and will conclude on January 8th, 2023. There will be no classes during this time, and students should not attend school on these days. We hope all of you have a peaceful and happy holiday. We…

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Performing Arts at XLIS

Xi ‘an Liangjiatan International School has always emphasized on offering its students atruly balanced education. Besides offering our students a rigorous academic curriculum, we cannot ignore the benefits that Physical and Artistic education represent for our learners. By doing so, we work toward one of our objectives which is to educate te child as a…

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Principal Email Week 19 – Deputy Head of School

Dear HYUNSIL CHOI,   First of all I would like to wish you and your family a very happy Christmas. May this holiday season be a special time for you all. I hope all of the XLIS community can grow in our love and care toward one another. Let me share some good news with you.…

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XLIS’ Extra Curricular Activities

XLIS’ Extra Curricular Activities(ECAs)Semester 1, 2022-2023   XLIS has completed the first semester of Extra Curricular Activities of the 2022-2023 Academic year! To promote the continuous development of our students’ physical attributes, artistic understanding, and academic knowledge, XLIS offered 40 ECA courses during this semester. Our students chose their activities according to their interests and…

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Season One of the Blue Dragons Athletics Program

Enjoying competitive sports and enhancing health fitness, we are learning and growing happily at XLIS.   The first season of team sports for the 2022-2023 school year has concluded at XLIS. Students across all divisions had the opportunity to become a Blue Dragon and represent XLIS in different sports competitions. Despite the disruptions caused by…

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Principal Email Week 17 – Head of School

Greetings!   Before I share the weekly message with you, I would like to clarify the incident of a staff member’s family member who tested positive for nucleic acid on Saturday. The staff member’s family returned to the dormitory room on the first floor at 00:00 am on Saturday and was transferred to the centralized…

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Professional Development at XLIS

Keep on Learning and Seeking The Best Answer to Achieving High Quality Education   Bilingual and Multilingual Teaching and Learning PYP Virtual Workshop On November 14 & 15, 2022, the PYP team participated in a 2-day virtual workshop on Bilingual and Multilingual Teaching and Learning. In the context of IB education, all teachers are language…

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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…

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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.…

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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.…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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News and Events

December Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   1. End of ECAs -Thursday, 15th December Please be kindly reminded that Thursday the 15th of December 2022, marks the end of the first semester of our Extra Curricular Activities (ECA). From then onward, buses will depart the school at regular times on Tuesdays and Thursdays. A new and engaging ECA program…

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November Updated Events

Whole School Events   1. PTA Core Members Meeting In the third monthly PTA Core Members Meeting of this semester, the PTA Chairperson, together with PTA core members had a discussion with our Senior Leadership Team about the Barter Trade activity of XLIS community. Then Mr. Lalor, Deputy Head of School, shared teacher recruiting updates for…

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Principal Email Week 16 – Primary Principal

Dear Parents,   Greetings to our XLIS community! I was very happy to be getting lots of smiles and high 5’s from students as they made their way into the school today! You can genuinely feel the joy when we are all together.   Today I would like to take the time to highlight two…

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Child Protection at XLIS

Child Protection at XLIS Let every child grow healthily under the sunshine   One of my roles at XLIS is to serve as the Child Protection Officer. As part of this role I oversee that all staff and associates receive annual training, understand and sign the XLIS Code of Conduct and manage allegations. All cases…

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Conference of International Exchanges on Ethics Education

Conference of International Exchanges on Ethics Education in Primary and Secondary Schools in Xi’an was Held Successfully at XLIS   On the morning of Thursday, November 24th, 2022, XLIS set the stage for a unique international communication for educational experts. The conference of International Exchanges on Ethics Education in Primary and Secondary Schools in Xi’an…

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Literacy and Culture Week at XLIS

Literacy Week in Primary   The Literacy and Culture Week is one of the significant events held in the Primary School, starting several years ago. The goals of this event are to promote a love of reading, to highlight a variety of fun and engaging ways to approach language teaching and learning, and to educate…

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November Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   01. PTA Core Member Meeting – Tuesday, 8th November The third monthly PTA core meeting of the school year will be held on Tuesday, November 8, and we will notify all PTA members by email later on.   02. School Bus Safety Drill – Tuesday, 8th November All of the students who…

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October Updated Events

Whole School Events   01. PTA Core Members Online Meeting In the second monthly PTA Core Members Meeting of this semester, the Senior Leadership Team and PTA representatives reflected on the organization of the International Day of Peace event held in September and took this opportunity to make positive suggestions for whole school events preparation, family-school…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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MYP4 August – October 2022 Overview

Class Group: M4 Period: Aug-Oct Homeroom MYP4A & MYP4B Teachers: Sky Du, Keon Yang, Jane Feng, Scott ATL skills: Self-Management—Affective Skills Self-Management—Reflection Skills Communication skill—Email etiquette Help your child by: Schedule weekly or monthly talk with your kids, make sure they are emotionally healthy and academically on target. Help them plan time wisely at home…

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MYP3 August – October 2022 Overview

Class Group: M3 A/B Period: August – October Homeroom Teachers: MYP3A Kyle Jooste & Tracy Shi Teachers: MYP3B Jonathon Lee & Jasmin Sun Unit Title: Getting to Know Each Other ATL skills: Self-Management—Affective Skills Self-Management—Reflection Skills Communication skill—Email etiquette Help your child by: Reminding them to use their diaries to write in their homework and…

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MYP2 August – October 2022 Overview

Class Group: M2 A/B Period: August – October Homeroom MYP2A & MYP2B Teachers: M2A: Ms. Momo and Mr. Welch M2B: Mrs Challenor and Ms. Sunny ATL skills: Self-Management—Affective Skills Self-Management—Reflection Skills Communication skill—Email etiquette Help your child by: Encouraging your child to use their XLIS diary daily at school every week. English Language and Literature…

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MYP1 August – October 2022 Overview

Class Group: M1 A/B Period: August – October Homeroom MYP1A Teachers: Michael Koran & Maggie Miao MYP1B Teachers: Randy Welch & Momo Li ATL skills: Self-Management—Affective Skills Self-Management—Reflection Skills Communication skill—Email etiquette Help your child by: Reminding your child to use their diary and to keep track of their homework. Also, remind them to view…

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October Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   1. National Holiday Saturday,1st October – Sunday, 9th October Our school’s National Holiday is observed from the 1st to the 9th of October, 2022. We kindly remind you there is no school during these dates. School will begin again on Monday the 10th of October 2022.   2. PTA Core Member Meeting – Wednesday, 12th…

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September Updated Events

Whole School Events   1. Start of ECAs ECAs began on Thursday September 1st, 2022. Each ECA that we offer is structured to provide experiences designed to enrich the intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth of the students. Opportunities for learning and enrichment are prepared in accordance with students’grade level and interests in mind. There are…

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PYP Coordinator

Welcome Back

Dear XLIS Families and Friends,   First, I want to extend my warm welcome to all our returning and new families and staff joining our XLIS Community!   Please allow me to introduce myself briefly for all the families joining us this year. My name is Maria Zialcita and I am from the Philippines. I…

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Primary Support Team

EAL & Support Team

Michelle Taylor – Whole School Counselor Mrs. Taylor is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with over 20 years of experience in mental health care. The Whole School counselor works to support students’ well-being. In secondary, she facilitates sessions on emotional health, meeting with a student individually and listening to their concerns or collaborating with parents…

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Primary Mandarin

Welcome Back

Unit of Inquiry   Throughout this unit, we will inquire into How We Express Ourselves. Student will explore the pronunciation and writing rules of Pinyin initials, finals and whole recognition syllables by play-based learning that will enrich the learning content of Pinyin and enhance students’ interest in learning Chinese. They will use Pinyin as a…

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Visual Art Upper Primary

Welcome Back Upper Primary

Unit of Inquiry   We will learn about the elements of art and use it to create artwork. During this unit, we will learn about abstract art by using line, shape, color, texture, and form to create abstract paper sculpture art that reflects personality. We will also follow Frank Stella’s art style to do our…

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Visual Art Lower Primary

Welcome Back Lower Primary

Unit of Inquiry   Art is one of the earliest forms of communication for children. The creative arts are activities that engage a child’s imagination. Through painting, drawing, and sculpting, students can express feelings. Sharing art with others can create feelings of empathy and unity, which helps students understand that art is also a way…

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PSPE Upper Primary

Welcome Back Upper Primary

Unit of Inquiry   For this 1st unit, students will go to the swimming pool to learn basic skills, swimming styles and games under water. They will understand the importance of safety in sports and develop their swimming ability under the well-designed training. Some specific games and activities have been selected to give out to…

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PSPE Lower Primary

Welcome Back Lower Primary

Unit of Inquiry   Welcome to lower primary PSPE. This first unit will deal with the interconnectedness of skills, strategies and safety measures found within the activity of swimming. Students through practice will begin to eliminate the psychological aspect of fear in relation to water and water sports activities. Students will learn a multitude of…

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Performing Arts Upper Primary

Welcome Back Upper Primary

Unit of Inquiry   In this unit, students will look at how music is notated and will work on their ability to respond to written music to create what is intended. We will work on our reading and writing skills in music notation. Students will practice playing xylophones and other percussion instruments with the correct…

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Performing Arts Lower Primary

Welcome Back Lower Primary

Unit of Inquiry   Throughout this unit, students will be experiencing what beat and rhythm are, and we will talk about how beat and rhythm are used in music. Students will play various beat and rhythm with instruments which help them understand how beat and rhythm works in music. We will also talk about where…

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Primary Six Homeroom

Welcome Back P6

Unit of Inquiry   In this unit, students will be inquiring into the reasons why people migrate by looking at human migration throughout history and different types of migration. Students will investigate into how migration shapes the community and contributes to culture diversity.   Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time   Central Idea:…

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Primary Five Homeroom

Welcome Back P5

Unit of Inquiry   Our first unit of inquiry is under the transdisciplinary theme Who We Are.  This unit is focused on Personal, Social, and Emotional Changes & Well-being. Students will explore this through the central idea: Changes during adolescence can affect our behavior and emotions. Throughout this unit students will learn to identify various…

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Primary Four Homeroom

Welcome Back P4

Unit of Inquiry   The transdisciplinary theme of our current unit of inquiry is ‘How We Express Ourselves’. In this unit, students will inquire into how we can express our feelings, experiences, and values through writing. Students will investigate the different themes and structures of a variety of texts and the different perspectives within them.…

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Primary Three Homeroom

Welcome Back P3

Unit of Inquiry   Students will learn about the origins of money and examine and compare different types of money from around the world. Students will also learn about how people earn and spend money. They will learn about jobs people do to earn money and how people make plans to spend the money they…

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Primary Two Homeroom

Welcome Back P2

Unit of Inquiry   The transdisciplinary theme of our new unit of inquiry is ‘Who We Are’. Students will be investigating the function of communities and the responsibilities of its members. They will also inquire into how people’s actions affect their community. The focus will be placed on developing students’ understanding of their own roles…

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Primary One Homeroom

Welcome Back P1

Unit of Inquiry   An inquiry into the nature of the self; beliefs and values; personal, physical, mental, social and spiritual health; human relationships including families, friends, communities, and cultures; rights and responsibilities; what it means to be human   Transdisciplinary Theme:  Who We Are   Central Idea: As citizens, we can contribute to our community…

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Early Years B

Welcome Back ECEB

Unit of Inquiry   Our first theme this year is Who We Are. We will begin by discussing our personal preferences, things we find important, and how we take care of ourselves. We will expand this to include our families and compare what our families enjoy, find important, and take care of one another. Finally,…

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Early Years A

Welcome Back ECEA

Unit of Inquiry   We have had a great start to the school year in ECE A. The students have settled well and are finding their way in day-to-day early years life. Some friendships have begun to form, and students are growing in confidence. I look forward to seeing the continued growth in this coming…

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Staff Well-being @ XLIS

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” ——Anne Lamott   This year, I have the opportunity to take on another role as Head of Staff Well-being while continuing as the PYP Coordinator. The Staff Well-being at XLIS is not new. Our HR department, under the leadership of…

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September Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   1. Start of ECAs – Thursday,1st September XLIS proudly announces the start of its exciting ECAs on September 1st, 2022! The ECA booklet and registration code have been sent to you by email. Please contact our Head of ECAs, Mr. Lee Li, at xlis.eca@xalis.com if you have any questions about the program.…

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August Updated Events

Whole School Events   1. Staff Orientation Week  During the week before school started our teachers returned and began to build community. Staff took a look at our schoolwide goals and planned how they would implement them in their departments. Staff also looked at the XLIS professional standards for teachers. Staff were introduced to our systems…

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XLIS Students Excel at COP15 MUN Conference

Before returning to start a new semester at Xi’an Liangjiatan International School, twenty-four XLIS students spent nearly a month preparing for and participating in the COP15 Model United Nations Environment Assembly Organized by The China National Children’s Center and Center for Environment Education and The Ministry of Ecology and Environment. Through the conference theme, Ecological…

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August Upcoming Events

On August 15th, 2022, students and staff returned to Xi’an Liangjiatan International School for a brand new 2022-2023 school year! With this new beginning, not only do we welcome new international students from different countries joining our family, but we are also fortunate to have a number of experienced experts in international education field working…

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Blessings from Former XLIS Graduates

May you always be on the path to your dreams.    With our graduates receiving the results of their Diploma Programme, XLIS DP2 students’ high school life finally came to an end. The summer vacation of this year has seen an important role transition in this batch of graduates from teenagers to amazing young adults,…

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XLIS ACS WASC Accreditation

On July 16th, 2022, Xi’an Liangjiatan International School was successfully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and has become one of the few WASC-accredited member schools in China. This official six-year WASC accreditation manifests not only a recognition of XLIS’s excellent operational management, but also an encouragement to the future development…

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June Updated Events

Whole School Events   1. Summer Holiday Duration Friday June 17th, 2022 marked the last day of the 2021-2022 academic year. The academic year of 2022-2023 starts on Monday August 15th, 2022, at regular times.   2. End of ECAs Our ECA program ended on June 2nd, 2022. The new program starts on September 1st, 2022.…

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Think deeply, Go further

Think deeply, Go further-Strengthen cultural confidence & Create an enabling learning community   Xi’an Liangjiatan International School is located in Xi’an Hi-Tech Development Zone, and the campus is between the iconic Qinling Mountain range and the historic Feng River. From June 25th to 26th, the Chinese Conference of the Association of China and Mongolia International…

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XLIS Spring Triathlon

As of Monday 23rd May, 49 triathletes walked the XLIS corridors. 25 students from M1 – DP, 23 members of staff and 1 P6 student (who’s mother is a teacher and complete it with him) all achieved this magnificent feat. A triathlon is a race that consists of a swim then cycling and finishes off…

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The Unforgettable Day

The Jr. Chang’an Cup The 2nd Annual Xi’an International Elementary Basketball Invitational   Saturday, May 14th was one of the most unforgettable days in my life. Excitement, joy, and happiness surrounded me after winning the Jr. Chang’an Cup championship by only one point. The thing is we won against Kangchiao, a school with big and…

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XLIS New Faculties for 2022-2023 School Year

“The ultimate end of education is not a perfection in the accomplishments of the school, but fitness for life; not the acquirement of habits of blind obedience, and of prescribed diligence, but a preparation for independent action.”———  Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi   Teachers play an important role in children’s critical period of growth. Xi’an Liangjiatan International…

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XLIS 2022 Summer Camp

Dear XLIS Community,   As the only Shaanxi International Youth Collaboration Camp in the region, Xi’an Liangjiatan International School, is proud to present the 2022 Summer Camp program. This exciting set of age-appropriate activities were carefully created for children to explore learning experiences that are fun and engaging. Teachers and students will have a multicultural…

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The XLIS 2022 Spring Fair

“Resilience is a precious skill. People who have it have three advantages: a belief they can influence life events, a tendency to find meaning and purpose in life’s turmoil, and a conviction they can learn from positive and negative experiences.” Amanda Ripley, Journalist. ——Amanda Ripley, Journalist.    At XLIS, we pride ourselves in being problem…

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June Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   01.End of ECAs – Thursday, 2nd June Dear parents, please be kindly reminded that our ECA program will end on June 2nd, 2022. From then onward, buses will depart the school at regular times on Tuesdays and Thursdays, until the new program starts in September 1st, 2022. Thanks to all of you…

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May Updated Events

Whole School Events   01. PTA Core Members Meeting The training on the “Restorative Practices Policy” was conducted at the monthly PTA core member meeting .   02. XLIS Was Ranked among Top 100 China International Schools Organized by The Forbes China The Forbes China International School Annual Selection was released on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022.…

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Graduation 2022, Crossing the Bridge

The theme of the XLIS 2022 graduation was “Crossing the Bridge,” inspired by an artwork by Corina Li. The artwork graces the invitation to the 2022 graduation ceremony. The class of 2022 walked across the stage and will soon cross the bridge to university. All of graduating students were part of our XLIS Middle Years…

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PYP Student Council

A Story about the PYP Student Council’s Many Successes and a Look Forward to What’s to Come.   This school year began with a lot of uncertainties. Classes were taught online with students and staff in varying levels of home isolation, but that did not dampen the spirits of the students. Dozens of XLIS’ brightest…

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XLIS PYP Exhibition 2022

This year’s PYP Exhibition was held successfully on campus, and we were delighted to share our celebration globally through live streaming. The Exhibition is one of the key elements of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB PYP). It is an authentic opportunity for students to showcase the knowledge and skills they learned in the…

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Personal Projects 2022 at XLIS

Last month our MYP5 students shared their Personal Projects with the school community during our PP Exhibition. Over eight months, our seventeen MYP5 students researched and produced their independent projects. Each student worked with a teacher-supervisor who acted as a mentor and a guide on the side. The students delved into issues of personal importance,…

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Math Kangaroo at XLIS

Math Kangaroo Committee Announces Xi’an Liangjiatan International School as the official test center in China   After much effort and preparation, Xi’an Liangjiatan International School has been officially authorized as a permanent test center for the Math Kangaroo competition in March, and the registration channel is also opened to students from outside schools.   Math…

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May Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   1. Labor Day Holiday – Saturday, 30th April – Monday, 2nd May The school will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday, on Monday May 2nd, 2022. We wish you all a safe and wonderful holiday.   2. PTA Core Members Meeting – Tuesday, 17th May The training on the “Restorative Practices Policy” will…

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April Updated Events

Whole School Events   1. The 2022 Youth Science Forum  On the morning of Saturday April 9th, 2022, XLIS set the stage for a unique intellectual exchange for students from various schools, to reflect and present their understanding of the UN SDGs, in the context of “carbon peak and neutrality”. The forum was organized into two…

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The 2022 Youth Science Forum

The 2022 Youth Science Forum on Global Sustainable Development in the Context of “carbon peak and neutrality” at XLIS   On the morning of Saturday April 9th, 2022, XLIS set the stage for a unique intellectual exchange for students from various schools, to reflect and present their understanding of the UN SDGs, in the context…

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The 2022 Spring Sports Season at XLIS

At XLIS, the sports have always been an essential part of the IB curriculum framework, and never have these engaging disciplines been more conducive to student wellness than now. Their benefits are not only connected to a balanced and healthy lifestyle, but also develop collaborative skills, communication proficiency, and leadership attributes.   Over the past…

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2022 Youth Science Forum

Forum Background On September 21, 2021, President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the 76th United Nations General Assembly, “Insist on harmonious coexistence between man and nature. Improve global environmental governance, actively respond to climate change, and build a community of human and natural life. Accelerate the green and low-carbon transformation to achieve green recovery…

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Pause and Reflect: BREATHE

The DP Graduation Exhibition is a celebration of a two-year journey of our graduating artists. It is a form of a final exam for the Visual Art students. During these two years, each student has explored their personal thematic interests and developed a coherent, meaningful, and research-based body of work. Accompanying their art, students write…

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April Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   1. PTA Core Members Meeting – Tuesday, 12th April Mr. Zhang Hui, the chairman of PTA, and Mr. Brian Lalor, the primary principal, will conduct training on the “Duty of the PTA members” and the “Child Protection Policy” respectively at the monthly PTA core member meeting.   2. Easter Holidays – Saturday,…

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Showdown in the Dragon’s Lair

“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”——Dolly Parton    Since the start of the global pandemic in 2019, the students and teachers at XLIS have become masters in the art of adapting to change.  In a time where things can change from one day to the next, the ability to overcome…

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Primary Professional Development

Teachers took the time to do some essential curriculum work today at XLIS. The IB Primary Years Programme recently updated its skills of Approaches to Learning (ATLs) as they are known. It is a significant program change that is of huge benefit to students as the development of skills is as important as the knowledge…

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Xi’an Liangjiatan International School Diploma Programme

The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is known to be the best preparation for university students worldwide. Xi’an Liangjiatan International school encourages students to challenge themselves, so they share in the ability to develop themselves, integrate their interests in their studies, and discover ways to learn independently. Lifelong learning is essential for the industries and careers of today…

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March Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   1.The Second Annual Chang’an Cup – Friday, 11th March – Saturday, 12th March The Second Annual Chang’an Cup will be played on March 11 and 12, 2022. The tournament will feature 15 teams representing seven schools in Xi’an that offer an international curriculum at the senior high school level. The 15 teams…

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DP Subject Choice Evening at XLIS

On 23rd February 2022, our DP Coordinator and the team of diploma teachers held an evening to introduce the Diploma programme to the parents of our MYP 5 students. This event is a crucial time in the students’ academic life- they are at the same time apprehensive and yet excited at this new prospect. This event…

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Happy New Year from XLIS

Dear XLIS Family, Happy Chinese Lunar New Year of the Tiger! According to the school calendar, the second semester is scheduled to begin on February 14th, 2022 (Monday). Please check the school emails regularly for any relevant notices and remember to come back to school on time. We wish you and your family a healthy,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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December Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   01. Christmas Show and Winter Art Exposition – Saturday, 11th December At XLIS, our students, teachers, and staff are equally excited to announce our 2021 Christmas Concert! This year, we have chosen the topic of “Thankfulness” as the context of our concert. Also, we are very happy to inform you that we…

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November Updated Events

Whole School Events   01. XLIS Book Fair On Thursday and Friday (November 25-26) XLIS hosted a book fair supplied by Share Kids Books of Beijing. Students and teachers alike were excited at the opportunity to acquire some new reading material. Total purchases came to over 40,000 yuan. This allowed our library to acquire 4,000 yuan…

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Welcome to join XLIS family!

Xi’an Liangjiatan International School’s recruitment for 2022-2023 academic year is now in full swing. We look for experienced international educators who share the mission and vision of XLIS and are committed to developing their careers in international education to achieve the goal of changing life through education.   · 2022-2023 Academic Year Foreign Expert Vacancies…

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IB Language Class My Chinese Sentiments

XLIS Featured Teacher Nancy Jing IB Language Class My Chinese Sentiments   XLIS, the first IB World School authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization in the northwestern region of China, has been focusing on educating students to be confident, open-minded global citizen since it was founded in 2003. In the past years, we have been…

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Dynasty Houses Activities at XLIS

On October 29, the Student Council organized and implemented 4 secret games across various locations that each member of each Dynasty would complete in collectively to win points. The activities were organized into four different stations: Red light, Green light, Tug of War, Musical Chairs, and ChamChamCham; in each one of them two dynasties were…

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PYP Literacy & Culture Week

This year’s Literacy and Culture Week marks the 8th year since we started celebrating the event at XLIS. It was wonderful to see how much we evolved every year as we reflect on what we have done in the past years. Our goals remain the same, promoting and fostering a love of reading, building stronger…

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November Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   1. The General Election of The New PTA With great support of PTA, which was initially established in November, 2019, XLIS has achieved constant and steady develpment in the past two years. Especially in the current epidemic of Covid-19,  the in-depth communication and cooperation between  family and school have ensured a successful…

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October Updated Events

Primary School Events   1. Primary PD On October 11 & 12, 2021, the PYP team participated in a 2-day virtual workshop on Approaches to Learning (ATL). The ATLs consist of five interrelated skills: self-management, social, communication, thinking, and research skills. These skills are fundamental to developing our students’ ability to be self-regulated learners and…

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2021-2022 XLIS’ Extra Curricular Activities

The first semester of the 2021-2022 academic year at Xi’an Liangjiatan International School (XLIS) began in early September and featured a new and improved ECA curriculum. At XLIS, students are provided with the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities that will further enhance their academic learning and nurture their personal interests. Our ECA program aims…

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Dr. Liu Receives the Award of “Top 10 Most Innovative Women School Principals”

The results of the 2021 YouLan Award for Outstanding Women in China’s International Schools, have recently been officially announced. The Head of Xi’an Liangjiatan International School, Dr. Liu, was granted the award of “Top 10 Most Innovative Women School Principals”.   To commend female principals who have made outstanding contributions in the field of international…

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Professional Development as a Disruptive Force

Our secondary teachers and students engaged in professional development over four days (October 12-14). Interference from the regular pace and structure of everyday life is disruptive. Sometimes people stress about any interruptions to routines. But have you considered disruption as a powerful force? Pressing the pause button and engaging with new ideas and collaborative action…

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XLIS Community Health Tips

Dear XLIS Community, We would like to inform you of the current epidemic situation in Xi’an and to raise awareness of how you can support the epidemic prevention methods implemented by the city and district epidemic departments as well as our school. Our school community must work together to curve the spread of the epidemic…

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XLIS awarded as “Foreign Experts Book House”

On October 18th, 2021, the Foreign Talent Research Center of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Provincial Department of Science and Technology, and the Provincial Bureau of Foreign Experts held a “Foreign Experts Symposium” at Northwestern Polytechnic University, during which Xi’an Liangjiatan International School was awarded the “Foreign Expert’s Book House”.   The “Foreign…

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The Second Annual Chang’an Cup

The Chang’an Cup is an annual basketball tournament for international senior high school students hosted by Xi’an Liangjiatan International School (XLIS). Located in the Chang’an District of Xi’an and inspired by the grandeur of China’s ancient capital, XLIS created the Chang’an Cup to promote exchange within the community of international schools in Xi’an. For the…

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October Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   1. National Holiday – Friday, October 1st – Sunday, October 10th Our school’s National Holiday is observed from the 1st to the 10th of October, 2021. From October 11th to 12th, we will have PD for Primary and Secondary teachers. We kindly remind you there is no school during these dates. School…

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September Updated Events

Whole School Events   1. Start of ECAs – Thursday, September 9th ECAs began on Thursday September 9th, 2021. Each ECA that we offer is structured to provide experiences designed to enrich the intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth of the students. Opportunities for learning and enrichment are prepared in accordance with students’ grade level and…

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XLIS’ Whole-school Support Team

 “Comprehensive Solutions for a Growing International School”.  Welcome to the 2021-2022 Academic Year at XLIS! My name is Alex Rambaud, and as XLIS’ Vice Principal and Dormitory Director, I would like to introduce you to an enthusiastic and dedicated team of experts who will be supporting the entire school during the coming year. These specialists…

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Welcome Back To XLIS 2021-2022

It is my great honour and privilege to welcome you back to Xi’an Liangjiatan International School (XLIS), a school that is part of the international community here in Xi’an. XLIS mission is to educate and develop students to become confident, open-minded global citizens through life-long learning and a sense of community. We strive to instill…

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Xi’an Liangjiatan International School Celebrates the 37th National Teachers’ Day

Education is one of the main focuses and plans of the country and the party. During President Xi Jinping’s visit to Tsinghua University, President Xi emphasized, “young people should shoulder their historical mission, have firm confidence in their progress, set great aspirations, understand great virtues, cultivate great talents, and take up great responsibilities. Young people…

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September Upcoming Events

On September 1st, 2021, Xi’an Liangjiatan International School opened its doors and welcomed students and staff back to campus with great joy and excitement. Teachers and students were reunited and shared their achievements and adventures during the summer vacation. The newly joined faculty members were invited onto the stage, introduced themselves, and shared their expectations…

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Welcome Message from Primary

Welcome to XLIS where our mission is to enable confident, open-minded, global citizens through life-long learning and a sense of community. Please take the time to look at the attached video where I elaborate on our philosophy as well as the primary school action plan.   We have introduced the communication platform of Seesaw across all classes…

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Our DP Results and Voices of the class of 2021

2021 IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME RESULTS 43 POINTS-TOP SCORE 65% GRADUATED WITH BILINGUAL DIPLOMAS 100% PASS RATE FOR STUDENTS WHO SAT THE EXAMS ACCEPTANCES SCHOLARSHIPS TO TOP UNIVERSITIES   Every year on July the 6th, throughout the northern hemisphere, students access their IB Diploma Program results. This is my seventeenth year of working in an IB Diploma Program school…

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The Box of Relief

If you would like to speak, we are glad to Listen!   The idea for ” The Box of Relief ” came from the unit concepts of Language and Literature, such as connection, perspective, creativity, and communication. In addition to exploring language and literary techniques, we also focus on social issues and the human heart in…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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“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…

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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…

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June 2021 Upcoming Events

Whole School Events   01 – End of ECAs Tuesday, June 8th Please be kindly reminded that Tuesday June 8th, 2021, marks the last day of our Extra Curricular Activities (ECA). From then onward, buses will depart the school at regular times on Tuesdays and Thursdays, until the new programme starts in September 2nd, 2021. Thanks…

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May 2021 Updated Events

May 2021 Updated Events 01 – “Blue Dragon Cup” Swimming Competition Wednesday, May 5th   Xi’an Liangjiatan International School held the first “Blue Dragon Cup” swimming competition on May 5th, 2021 (Wednesday). 63 students from the primary school and 27 students from the middle school competed fiercely. In the end, P6B and M4A won the…

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P4 GRASPS Summative Assessment

The central idea of this unit is ‘we use media to connect and communicate with others.’ Students have been working on different forms and techniques of media, and how media influences us throughout this unit. As one of the ALT skills is self-management, we also invited a guest speaker to talk about the Cyber Security…

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Sports Day at XLIS

Xi’an Liangjiatan International School provides a full education from 3-year-olds learning their first words of English to high school students applying to prestigious foreign universities.   The long-awaited annual XLIS Sports Day has been successfully accomplished!This year we focused on a combination of track-and-field activities which showcased students and teachers immersed in the spirit of…

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The first “Blue Dragon Cup” swimming competition at XLIS

The first “Blue Dragon Cup” swimming competition at Xi’an Liangjiatan International School   In order to further enrich the XLIS’ sports culture and create a healthy and harmonious campus atmosphere, Xi’an Liangjiatan International School held the first “Blue Dragon Cup” swimming competition on May 5, 2021 (Wednesday). 63 students from the primary school and 27 students from…

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XLIS 2021 SDGs Summer Camp

Dear XLIS Community,   As the only Shaanxi International Youth Collaboration Camp in the region, Xi’an Liangjiatan International School, is proud to present the 2021 Summer Camp program. This exciting set of age-appropriate activities was carefully constructed for children to explore learning experiences that are fun and engaging. Teachers and students will learn in a…

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XLIS 2nd Parent Talk

I wish you good luck If not I hope you can learn compassion through misfortune I hope you can be loved by many If not I hope you can learn tolerance through loneliness   “May you grow up slowly” is a letter written by Liu Yu to her daughter who had just turned one-hundred-day old.…

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XLIS University Acceptances

Xi’an Liangjiatan International School (XLIS) was founded in 2003. It is the first IB World School authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization in the northwestern region of China. It is also a non-profit international school established by the Xi’an Municipal Government, and the Hi-Tech Zone Administrative Committee of Xi’an with the objective of serving the…

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May 2021 Upcoming Events

May 2021 Upcoming Events 01 – Labor Day Holiday Saturday-Wednesday, May 1st-May 3rd   The school will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday, on Monday May 3rd, 2021. We wish you all a safe and wonderful holiday. 02 – Regular PTA Core Members Meeting Thursday, May 13th   Note: This event is a private…

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April 2021 Updated Events

April 2021 Updated Events 01 – Regular PTA Core Members Meeting Tuesday, April 13th 02 – Dr. Liu attended the ACAMIS Spring Conference & International Education Principals Pioneer Forum Friday, April 16th-Sunday, April 18th   On April 16th and April 17th, 2021, the Head of XLIS Dr. Liu, was invited to attend the ACAMIS Spring…

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Reflection on 2021 XLIS ECA

It is with a heart full of joy and enthusiasm that I share with you today the improvements that I have witnessed during the 2021 second semester’s Extra Curricular Activities. Our program continues to provide experiences designed to enrich the intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth of your child. These opportunities for learning are designed…

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Communicators

At XLIS we have ten Schoolwide Learner Outcomes (SLOs). Our teachers carefully plan these into their lessons in order to help students to achieve our goal of international mindedness. In order to further align its curriculum the school chose the IB Learner Profile Attributes as its SLOs.   Currently skills such as rote memorization of…

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XLIS is seeking talents worldwide for 2021-2022 Academic Year

School Introduction   XLIS was formerly the International Department of Xi’an Hi-tech International School, founded in 2003, relocated to the new campus of Liangjiatan International Community, 103 acre-feet of land with modern educational facilities. XLIS is an important part of Shaanxi’s provincial international education, foreign exchange cooperation into the “Belt and Road” policy. It also…

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XLIS Parent Talk

“I gradually understand that to be families just means to watch each other’s back go away constantly. You are watching him disappear at the turning while you are standing at the end of the path.”——Yingtai Long   To realize the XLIS parents “lifelong learning” concept from theory to practice, and to provide a broader exchange…

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Focus on Learning at XLIS

Education is constantly evolving, and school improvement is an ongoing process. At Xi’an Liangjiatan International school, teachers engage in a constant cycle of growth, improvement, and evaluation. As a three-program International Baccalaureate (IB)school, we have had authorization visits and five-year evaluation visits in our MYP and PYP. Next year, we will have our 5-year evaluation…

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April 2021 Upcoming Events

April 2021 Upcoming Events 01 – Tomb Sweeping Day & Easter Holidays Saturday-Sunday, April 3rd-April 11th Starting on Saturday, 3rd April until Sunday, 11th April, the school will be closed for Tomb Sweeping Day and the Easter Holidays. We wish you all a safe and wonderful holiday. 02 – Regular PTA Core Members Meeting Tuesday,…

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March 2021 Updated Events

March 2021 Updated Events 01 – Start of ECAs Tuesday, March 9th ECAs began on Tuesday March 9th, 2021. Each ECA that we offer is structured to provide experiences designed to enrich the intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth of the students. Opportunities for learning and enrichment are prepared in accordance with students’ grade level…

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Inclusion at XLIS

In this article I would like to share with our community something very special about XLIS. At our assembly recently I told students that this may be one of the most important things they would ever learn!   XLIS is an inclusive school. We recently invited some experts from ECEB1 to teach us about inclusion. Dominick,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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February 2021 Updated Events

February 2021 Updated Events 01 – XLIS Korean Online Open Day Wednesday, February 3rd XLIS successfully organized the XLIS Korean Admissions Open Day on February 3rd. More than 10 groups of Korean families participated this event. 02 – School Starts Wednesday, February 24th According to the school calendar, the second semester began on February 24th,…

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January 2021 Updated Events 

January 2021 Updated Events 01 – Chinese New Year Celebration Wednesday, 13th January The 2021 XLIS Chinese New Year Celebration was jointly organized by the Primary School and the Secondary School, through a series of wonderful activities such as the Chinese Speech Contest, a Calligraphy Show and a Chinese Theater Festival. Students not only have…

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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,…

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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.…

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