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Secondary School – April 21, 2023

Secondary School – April 21, 2023

It is hard to believe that it is almost May and we have seven weeks left of the school year. We will make the most of these seven weeks.

Secondary School – April 7, 2023

Secondary School – April 7, 2023

We would like to wish you all an enjoyable and restful Thingyan break. We look forward to seeing you again on Tuesday, April 18.

The Community Library Project

The Community Library Project

Our new Community Library will be a wonderful contribution to our school’s commitment to nurturing a sense of Belonging and Internationalism.

Secondary School – March 31, 2023

Secondary School – March 31, 2023

Judging by how ISY delegates contributed to last weekend’s Yangon Model United Nations (YMUN) conference, our students have very bright futures.

Secondary School – March 24, 2023

Secondary School – March 24, 2023

Success can be measured in different ways. Sometimes a team can win with a poor performance and sometimes lose with a good performance.

Athletics and Activities – March 24, 2023

Athletics and Activities – March 24, 2023

This week’s blog has match reports on the current middle school football tournament and high school basketball playoffs as well as a rundown on all the SEASAC tournaments. There is also information on the Chinthe Summer Fun program.

ISY Faculty Leading the Way

ISY Faculty Leading the Way

Read about how ISY Faculty and Staff have been invited to speak at a number of important conferences recently.

Athletics and Activities – March 17, 2023

Athletics and Activities – March 17, 2023

In this week’s blog there is information on the SEASAC tournaments over this weekend. There is also more information on the upcoming HS and MS athletics next week.

Saving the planet one meal at a time

Saving the planet one meal at a time

Read about how ISY went from learning about the importance of food choices to an all vegetarian campus. From meatless Mondays to no meat at the Fun Fair.

Secondary School – March 3, 2023

Secondary School – March 3, 2023

Yesterday, our faculty participated in some professional development around the neuroscience of how the brain changes in young people.

Kindergarten and Renewable Resources

Kindergarten and Renewable Resources

Read how KG students really wanted to understand all about how solar power works and then experimented with the help of some 10th Graders.

Secondary School – January 27, 2023

Secondary School – January 27, 2023

Wednesday, I was fortunate to visit Kalihtaw School with three ISY students who represent ISY’s Access to Education Service Learning Group.

Athletics and Activities – January 20, 2023

Athletics and Activities – January 20, 2023

In this week’s blog there is a recap of the past week’s sports activities for elementary, middle and high school, how to sign up for after school activities and a link to the after school activities offered this session.

Secondary School – January 20, 2023

Secondary School – January 20, 2023

Today was the ISY Olympiad. This event has been a part of ISY for 33 years and for many students, it is the ‘Greatest Day of the Year.’

Secondary School – January 13, 2023

Secondary School – January 13, 2023

We have had a busy start to 2023 and we are already starting to plan for the 2023-2024 year with the course selection process underway.

Athletics and Activities – January 13, 2023

Athletics and Activities – January 13, 2023

In this week’s blog there is information about the new tennis court and how to book a time. Also, any upcoming times, dates and locations on all the upcoming sporting events.

Secondary School – December 9, 2022

Secondary School – December 9, 2022

There is a lot going on next week as we come to the end of 2022. There is a Broadway Evening tonight and a holiday bazaar on Wednesday.

Sand is Banned

Sand is Banned

Read how second graders used the ISY learning cycle to come up with a problem that needed solving and then a great way of executing that solutio

Secondary School – December 2, 2022

Secondary School – December 2, 2022

I hope you all had a great time at last Saturday’s International Day. It was a fantastic day for our community. Thank you again to everyone who made it possible!

Athletics and Activities – December 2, 2022

Athletics and Activities – December 2, 2022

This week’s blog has details about the high school football semi finals matches and middle school volleyball and upcoming athletic fixtures. There is information on facility schedules over the break.

Composting in Grade 4

Composting in Grade 4

Read how fourth graders learned about composting and decided that they could do something about food waste at ISY. This is the first stage in this learning story.

Athletics and Activities – November 25, 2022

Athletics and Activities – November 25, 2022

In this week’s blog there are reports on all the athletic action from the week and a look ahead at next week. There is also information on some slight changes to the facilities schedule due to International Day and an elementary school movie night.

Grade 3 Goes Bananas

Grade 3 Goes Bananas

Read how third graders learned how natural selection and human artificial selection can affect the future of the planet. All done using the example of bananas

Secondary School – November 16, 2022

Secondary School – November 16, 2022

It was great that so many parents were able to meet in-person with their child’s teachers today. We wish you all a relaxing holiday weekend.

Accolades for Dr. Gregory Hedger

Accolades for Dr. Gregory Hedger

Congratulations to Dr. Hedger for being appointed both to the EARCOS Board of Trustees and to the AAIE Board of Trustees as its President!

Differentiation in High School Science at ISY

Differentiation in High School Science at ISY

At ISY, in keeping with our compassionate Mission and strategic theme of inclusion, inclusive instructional practices are used to be sure each student maximizes their potential for learning.

Athletics and Activities – November 11, 2022

Athletics and Activities – November 11, 2022

This week’s blog has reports on athletics involving ISY teams, ASA information and a change in facility schedules. Also included is spotlights on a couple of our high achieving ISY athletes.

Secondary School – November 4, 2022

Secondary School – November 4, 2022

The end of Quarter 1 is a time for teachers and parents to connect around how we can work together to best meet the needs of students.

Athletics and Activities – October 28, 2022

Athletics and Activities – October 28, 2022

This blog contains information on upcoming sporting events that ISY students are involved in over the coming week, including middle and high school volleyball and high school football.

ISY Learning Story Belonging Part 2

ISY Learning Story Belonging Part 2

Following on from their study of belonging children have been exploring the concept of Identity (an important ISY Interdisciplinary Concept) and what makes them who they are.

Secondary School – October 21, 2022

Secondary School – October 21, 2022

Our counselor, Mr. A-G, was awarded the Fall 2022 GEM (Going the Extra Mile) award by the International Association for College Admission Counseling.

ISY Going the Extra Mile Award

ISY Going the Extra Mile Award

Mick Amundsen-Geisel has been recognized by the International Association of College Admission Counseling with a GEM award. Congratulations Mr. AG!

Athletics and Activities – September 30, 2022

Athletics and Activities – September 30, 2022

This week’s blog includes information on upcoming sporting events for ISY. There is also a recap of the sports events that happened over the week. Power soccer is back at ISY.

Secondary School – September 23, 2022

Secondary School – September 23, 2022

It is hard to believe that we are halfway through quarter 1.  With this in mind, if you have questions about your child’s progress please email your child’s teacher.  If your child’s teacher has concerns about your child’s progress, they will be reaching and emailing you directly.

ISY Learning Story Arcade Games

ISY Learning Story Arcade Games

How can children create an arcade game in art and support the mission, vision and learning goals we have for our students at ISY? Ms. Samia’s 6th grade art class has demonstrated just that.

Elementary School Blog – September 9, 2022

Elementary School Blog – September 9, 2022

Thanks to everyone for coming along to the Back to School Evening. It was great to see you. In this post find out about upcoming Map testing and ISY Learning Stories

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FUNDRAISING GALA

The 5th Annual ISY Fundraising Gala is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 30, 2024, at the PARKROYAL Hotel Yangon and will be in their Yadanar Ballroom starting from 6:00 pm. The theme will be The Garden of Hope. The Gala supports and links to ISY’s strategic theme of Sustainability. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the event, please see this linked sponsorship document with the sponsorship packages and form. Any questions regarding sponsorship should be directed towards our Advancement Associate, May Su Yadana Bo (mbo@isyedu.org) or +95 9 880 441 040, +95 9 964 210 248. You can also see further details about ticket purchases for the event on our ISY Gala webpage and Facebook Event page.