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Secondary School – December 10, 2021

Secondary School – December 10, 2021

This last week prior to the school holiday will be a time where topics, projects and exams occur. Please help ensure that your children attend classes throughout the week.

UWS Update December 2021

UWS Update December 2021

The United World Schools group of students have made a video for this update. Find out all the latest about the school in Wan Kaung and how you can get involved.

Secondary School – December 3, 2021

Secondary School – December 3, 2021

December is upon us. As we begin to prepare for the holiday you may find that your children have an increase in assessments and projects that are due.

Secondary School, November 26, 2021

Secondary School, November 26, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope that you have all enjoyed the week. Please note that his week we will have a presentation from our college counselor and university representatives.

UWS Update November 2021

UWS Update November 2021

Read the latest from the students of the UWS Service learning group. Find out about the Student Sponsorship program and Dr. Hedger’s Mississippi challenge.

Elementary School Blog – November 12, 2021

Elementary School Blog – November 12, 2021

Every lesson needs to start somewhere but it does not need to end there. By using one culture or history as a starting point, a lesson can still be inclusive of all of the cultures and histories in a class.

Online Murals

Online Murals

Six Seniors have collaborated on a CAS project to produce three online murals. Their work can be seen in this post.

The Mississippi Challenge

The Mississippi Challenge

Dr. Hedger and his son Max are going to attempt to canoe the Mississippi river this coming summer to raise funds for UWS and the Care for the least Center.

Secondary School, November 5, 2021

Secondary School, November 5, 2021

It has been a busy week with Parent-Teacher Conferences and Quarter 1 reports. Thank you to all of you who attended conferences.

Elementary School Blog – October 1, 2021

Elementary School Blog – October 1, 2021

It is a good feeling to work with teachers who believe that they can cause learning and are committed to reflecting and acting on evidence to make sure that every single student is learning.

ISY Board Elections 2021

ISY Board Elections 2021

On Monday, October 4, 2021, there will be the ISY AGM and Board Elections for 2 positions. Find out about how you can be nominated and see who the candidates are here.

Elementary School Blog – August 27, 2021

Elementary School Blog – August 27, 2021

It is very important to believe that our children can still thrive when times are tough. Supporting a child to work through challenges and experience success builds that child’s belief in themselves

Secondary School, August 27, 2021

Secondary School, August 27, 2021

It is hard to believe the first full week of school is behind us. Next week we have the opportunity for parents to meet with teachers at our Annual Back to School Night.

ISY Library Access – Summer 2021

ISY Library Access – Summer 2021

Books will be available every two weeks from the ISY Library. Find out all about how to check them out and access the forms.

UWS Update June 2021

UWS Update June 2021

This time around the United World Schools group of students have chosen a video format for their update. Find out all the latest about the school in Wan Kaung.

Secondary School, June 4, 2021

Secondary School, June 4, 2021

The end of the school year is quickly coming to a close. Please make sure to reach out to teachers if you have any questions.

Elementary School Blog – June 4, 2021

Elementary School Blog – June 4, 2021

It goes without saying that this has been a very challenging year. We did a lot of things right. We also discovered that we could do a lot of things differently. 

Secondary School, May 21, 2021

Secondary School, May 21, 2021

As we approach the final weeks of school, please make sure to communicate with the office, if your travel will result in your child missing school.

Secondary School, April 23, 2021 – Update

Secondary School, April 23, 2021 – Update

The Final Quarter of the School Year is Before Us

As we head down the final stretch of the school year it is important to remain connected and to communicate if you have any questions or concerns. This week our secondary students have transitioned from holiday back into learning with ease. We appreciate those of you who have communicated that you are still transitioning to your home country or are in quarantine.

April 9, 2021, Update

April 9, 2021, Update

Happy Thingyan Holiday. We wish everyone a safe and restful break. Please make sure to access your child’s Q3 report card as they were published today.

Elementary School Blog – April 9, 2021

Elementary School Blog – April 9, 2021

This week we celebrated Ms. Delphine’s 40+ year connection with ISY. You will know Ms. Delphine from the Elementary School office where she has served our community for 26 years.

Secondary School – April 2, 2021

Secondary School – April 2, 2021

This Friday marks the end of quarter 3. On Monday, April 5, 2021, we will begin Q4. Report cards will be made available on Friday, before the holiday.

Secondary School – March 26, 2021

Secondary School – March 26, 2021

Quarter three is quickly coming to an end on April 2, 2021. With this in mind, report cards will be available on Friday April 9, 2021.

Elementary School Blog – March 26, 2021

Elementary School Blog – March 26, 2021

Further to Dr. Hedger’s Tuesday update on the majority of our faculty departing Yangon the weekend before Thingyan, we would like to update you on how you can expect school to operate after Thingyan.

Secondary School – March 19, 2021

Secondary School – March 19, 2021

Today marks one year since ISY has moved to a virtual platform. This is a milestone that none of us anticipated or hoped to reach. However, in spite of making it to this point the ISY community continues to hold strong and push forward.

Secondary School – March 12, 2021

Secondary School – March 12, 2021

This past week our STUCO representatives hosted a spirit week to help lift our student’s spirits. It was great to see many of our students and teachers participate.

Elementary School Blog – March 12, 2021

Elementary School Blog – March 12, 2021

Sometimes it is difficult to look on the bright side. But research shows that in difficult times, it is important for our mental health to allow ourselves to acknowledge that times are difficult and to feel rather than suppress negative emotions.

Secondary School – March 5, 2021

Secondary School – March 5, 2021

This past week our STUCO representatives hosted a spirit week to help lift our student’s spirits. It was great to see many of our students and teachers participate.

Secondary School – February 26, 2021

Secondary School – February 26, 2021

Thank you to all the parents and students who attended the virtual Town Halls and Coffees this week. It was great to be able to reach out to our community and address your questions or concerns. As always you do not have to wait for a town hall, if you have questions do not hesitate to ask.

UWS Newsletter Feb 2021

UWS Newsletter Feb 2021

The latest news from the UWS group & Wan Kaung’. Two great videos and how you can get involved.

Elementary School Blog – February 26, 2021

Elementary School Blog – February 26, 2021

It is very comforting to know that as technology continues to provide us with new ways to communicate and work together, we have students who understand that simple human actions and gestures like good manners still make the world go round.

Elementary School Blog – February 11, 2021

Elementary School Blog – February 11, 2021

Over the last two weeks, our Early Elementary team has been working with Dr. Linda Henke. Dr. Henke has a wealth of experience in many school settings and has a particular interest and expertise in developing a capability and love for deeper learning in our youngest children.

International Week

International Week

Learn about ISY’s celebration of International Week in place of our normal International Day celebration.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day

A video call with holocaust survivor, Marianne Soher, recounting her experiences. This was part of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Elementary School Blog – January 29, 2021

Elementary School Blog – January 29, 2021

Today marks the end of our second semester. We are halfway through this academic year and the first year of our SDG-inspired interdisciplinary approach to learning.

Secondary School – January 29, 2021

Secondary School – January 29, 2021

Students without Borders week for students in grades 6-10 will take place February 1-5. Throughout this week students will be attending lessons from 8:30 AM-11:30 AM and have signed up to participate in optional activities in the afternoon. Students will be emailed their schedule with zoom links on Friday late afternoon.