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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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BCIS Champions of the Triathlon

BCIS Champions of the Triathlon It is no mystery that BCIS staff members are incredibly intelligent. However, most of the public do not know these very same people are also incredibly fit! Yes! It is true that our community consists of those that are superb both mentally and physically. Proof …

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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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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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8 Reasons Learning Outside the Classroom Is Great

Grade 10 students make the most of a rainy day in Xi’an during their “Week Without Walls” in 2015. Creativity at work, powered by out-of-classroom learning experiences. 8 Reasons Learning Outside the Classroom Is Great We have to face facts – the classroom is a very important place for youngsters …