Lakeside connects through book week

By Elaine Fong, Primary Teacher Librarian, Lakeside

Lakeside celebrated CIS’s love of literacy with the ever-popular Book Week from 30 September to 4 October. This year’s theme was “Stories Connect” so there were plenty of exciting library activities, author visits and a book fair - all to give the CIS community an opportunity to “connect through stories”. Elaine Fong, Lakeside Primary Teacher librarian, tells us more. Read full story 18 November 2019 (...) 0 comments

Project Dignity

By CIS Communications

Maintaining dignity and autonomy can be a challenge for the elderly, especially in an institutional setting. To address this issue, our grade 9 students created a series of practical clothing protectors to safeguard elderly residents’ clothes during mealtimes, allowing them to maintain a sense of dignity and composure. This is one of the authentic projects, addressing real needs, in our MYP Design course. Read full story 15 November 2019 (...) 0 comments

The library comes alive at TK

By Stojana Popovska, TK teacher librarian

This September TK library brought books and reading “alive” for all of our primary students. Reading and stories were celebrated with many fun activities related to book characters, different genres and authors. Read full story 21 October 2019 (...) 0 comments