• Banana Arts 2017

    A Fruitful Exhibition: Banana Arts The Banana Arts Exhibition is an art project initiated, hosted, and organized by a group of students from Beijing City International School (BCIS). Banana Arts, which has become a tradition at BCIS, is held annually by a Group of Grade 11 students that are passionate …

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  • Author Visit: Mrs. Antoinette Portis!

    Recently, the lovely children’s book author and illustrator Mrs. Antoinette Portis graciously paid a visit to BCIS, spending time with the children at the Early Childhood Center. She is known for her many wonderful works, which include the highly praised “Not a Box,” “Not a Stick,” “A Penguin Story,” “Wait,” …

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  • Working Towards a Brighter and Sustainable Tomorrow

    BCIS Grade 11 students recently were hard at work innovating and creating on a collaborative project simply titled, “The Group 4 Project,” which is based on design thinking that uses science to form the “Why” of design’s “How.” As an interdisciplinary activity in which all Diploma Programme Science & Design …

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  • Flux Film Festival and Awards Ceremony 2017!

    Flux is back with an exciting new twist! It is fast becoming an exciting time these days: Flux is in its sixth year, with the Grade 10 students having taken on thechallenges of being the event’s designers/organizers this year. Students have decided to explore film by incorporating an“Alice in wonderland” …

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  • Grade 12 Student Art Exhibition 2017

    Ladies and Gentlemen! Children of all ages! We are proud to announce the grand opening of this year’s Grade 12 student art exhibition titled, “21st CENTURY SCHIZOID PLAN: ART IN AN AGE OF DELUSION,” on Tuesday, March 28. These creative minds have cooked up various visual masterpieces that will certainly …

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  • Day of Student Led Conferences

    On March 16, Student Led Conferences were held at BCIS to great success! Instead of the normal parent-teacher conferences where the adults march into classrooms to speak with teachers about their children’s progress in school, the students took charge, becoming inspired and empowered to share what they have been learning. …

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  • PAL Workshop: Redefining Free Time

    On February 28, BCIS held a Parents as Learners (PAL) Workshop titled, “Redefining Free Time.” The session was led by Elementary School Teacher Librarian Sally Richmond and Secondary School Teacher Librarian Megan Eddington. This workshop was a great opportunity for attendees to learn more about the importance of children having …

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  • Make a Film. Make It Happen.

    Ladies and gentlemen, the Flux Film Festival is nearing upon us once again! The annual event, which is completely run by BCIS students and staff members, aims to celebrate the ingenuity and creativity of students across the world. By giving the youth a chance to dream, create, and enter a …

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  • The Flux Film Festival 2017

    Ladies and gentlemen, once again, the Flux Film Festival is dawning upon us! The annual event, which is run by BCIS students and staff members, aims to celebrate the ingenuity and creativity of students across the world. By giving the youth a chance to dream, create, and enter a short film …

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  • Celebrations Ringing in the New Year

    What do a swan, monkey, chicken dance, and Peking opera have in common? Why, they all are part of the BCIS Chinese New Year celebrations, of course!   As the dawning of the Spring Festival draws upon us, various events to celebrate this special occasion have been held in all …

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  • The Harvest Festival Lives On

    On September 24, the Harvest Festival was held to resounding success on the BCIS football field. Over 2,200 attendees took part in the numerous fun-filled activities to commemorate this important occasion in the traditional Chinese culture and celebrate the school’s Chinese roots. Live performances kept the atmosphere lively and various …

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  • The Benefits of School Summer Programs

    With the arrival of summer, many students look forward to enjoying countless hours of mindless entertainment in front of the TV or computer. However, there are healthier and more productive alternatives for them to enrich and enliven their days, such as taking part in summer programs. Here, we elaborate on …

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  • Enterprise Education: Inspiring and Empowering Tomorrow’s Innovators

    Enterprise Education: Inspiring and Empowering Tomorrow’s Innovators The world that today’s children are growing up into is changing at a pace that older generations likely never anticipated. Students preparing to graduate from Secondary School and begin a college life are finding that admissions officers and, ultimately, potential employers are increasingly …

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  • Summer Reading – Advice for Parents

    Summer Reading Dear Parents and Wider Community Members, Summer reading is about reading for enjoyment, so, where possible, let your child be in control of when and what they wish to read.  For those returning to your home country over the summer, I recommend becoming a member of a local …

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  • Assembly – Why Do We Need It?

    Assembly – Why Do We Need It?  A common feature of many schools across the world is the ritual of morning assembly. This assembly typically features all students and teachers gathered together in the school’s theater or auditorium to hear morning announcements, a speech from the principal or a faculty …

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  • BCIS Begins 10th Anniversary Celebrations

    The end of the 2014-2015 academic year marked the completion of 10 full school years at Beijing City International School. To mark this achievement, we have designed a new logo and theme to accompany the BCIS brand as we continue to push forward into an exciting new stage of our …

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Banana Arts 2017

A Fruitful Exhibition: Banana Arts The Banana Arts Exhibition is an art project initiated, hosted, and organized by a group of students …

20170323_ECC_AuthorVisit_T-5

Author Visit: Mrs. Antoinette Portis!

Recently, the lovely children’s book author and illustrator Mrs. Antoinette Portis graciously paid a visit to BCIS, spending time with the children …

DSC_0056

Day of Student Led Conferences

On March 16, Student Led Conferences were held at BCIS to great success! Instead of the normal parent-teacher conferences where the adults …

20160209_palworkshop

PAL Workshop: Redefining Free Time

On February 28, BCIS held a Parents as Learners (PAL) Workshop titled, “Redefining Free Time.” The session was led by Elementary School …

flux poster

Make a Film. Make It Happen.

Ladies and gentlemen, the Flux Film Festival is nearing upon us once again! The annual event, which is completely run by BCIS …

20161215_flux

The Flux Film Festival 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, once again, the Flux Film Festival is dawning upon us! The annual event, which is run by BCIS students and …