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Read more Math olympiad success. The Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad (also known as SASMO) is a contest designed to challenge students academically, instill a confidence and a love for math, and to develop higher order thinking skills. CIS is now a regular SASMO participant. Lakeside participated for the first time last year, and TK joined for the first time this academic year. In early April, after three months of preparation, 143 students from Lakeside and 35 from TK joined over 14,000 other students and wrote the 90 minute exam. Read more Netball continues to grow By Emilia Norwood, captain and grade 11 student Netball has continued to grow in popularity at CIS this year. With our top team winning the bronze medal in last year’s season, we were hoping to continue developing our players skills and place higher in division 2 this year. Read more Vedang’s rooster tale wins second place By CIS Communications Congratulations to CIS TK grade 6 student Vedang Deshpande for his second place finish in author Sarah Brennan’s recent Clever Competition, an international writing contest. Vedang’s entry, Yong – The Proud Rooster is the story of a proud and arrogant Rooster King who learns humility, wisdom and the true meaning of heroism with the help of a Himalayan bulbul. Ms. Brennan praised Vedang’s story on her website, describing it as “superb,” and “highly imaginative and witty”. Read more ​SK’s outdoor learning experience By Emma Gedge, SK lead teacher, Lakeside campus Every day the children in SK2 spend time learning, working together and exploring in the Outdoor Discovery Centre. This learning outdoors helps develop healthy, active lifestyles and routines, through hands-on experiences in our natural world.