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KIS Receives Praise From International Baccalaureate and Council of International Schools

The Council of International Schools and the International Baccalaureate recently visited KIS International School as part of their regular 5-year re-evaluation of the school. The organizations complimented the school and confirmed KIS’s status as an authorized IB World School and a CIS...

06 July 2018 | KIS International School

When should my child start school?

When it comes to our children we want to do what’s best for them, but it’s not easy to know exactly what that may be. One dilemma most parents face is when to send their child to school. Here are some tips to help make the decision.

 

1. How can a...

11 June 2018 | Alexandra Schuur & Linda Belonje

KIS Students' Music Chosen for IB's 50th Anniversary

We would like to send out a BIG congratulations to Ohm, Grade 11 and Jedi, Grade 9. 

 

To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, the IB has made a video featuring IB Alumni. They put a call out to IB schools around the world for musical submissions, receiving entries from...

04 May 2018 | KIS International School

Would You Be a Good Theory of Knowledge Student?

Our DP Coordinator, Mr. Daniel, also teaches Theory of Knowledge at KIS. Below he explains a bit about the course, using examples from ToK Questions:

 

Would You Be a Good Theory of Knowledge Student?



Theory of Knowledge (ToK)...

19 April 2018 | Daniel Trump

Are extra-curricular activities really still extra?

Although the media frequently decries the state of schools today, the reality is that more schools in more countries are educating more children, frequently to a higher standard than ever before. More students are also going to university- which leads students to question how can they make...

18 April 2018 | Michael Hirsch

How to keep your child safe online

Privacy doesn’t seem to be a huge concern for our children anymore. Our kids are growing up online and as parents we are worried about how they appear to be sharing everything about their lives with everyone they know- and don’t know. There may be threats lurking behind the next...

18 April 2018 | KIS International School

How to Deal With Pre-exam Stress

Exams can be daunting, and the thought of them may take over the everyday landscape of a student, especially in the IB Programme. Sleepless nights, irritability, countless conversations with classmates about what will be on the exams and the pertaining questions: “what if I fail?”....

30 March 2018 | Magda Kozlowska

KIS Student Awarded Scholarship to The University of British Columbia

It's a busy time of year for our Grade 12 students, and they are receiving offers from all across the globe. All of their hard work throughout the Diploma Program is coming to fruition, and we are so proud of their efforts and achievements. 

 

Abhi in Grade 12 was...

26 February 2018 | Abhi, Grade 12

Preparing Your Child for Residential Trips

Residential trips are wonderful experiences that help to develop your child’s social and emotional skills. It also provides them with the opportunity to develop a sense of independence and build their self-confidence.

 

At KIS the residential trips are aimed to...

13 February 2018 | Alexandra Schuur