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Invitation to Sorting It Out: A Student Documentary about Recycling

Are you in Singapore on March 30th…. My name is Wingyan, a sophomore currently working on Sorting It Out, a Yale-NUS documentary about recycling. I am writing to invite you to the screening of our documentary. We started out the project last semester to look into the university’s recycling facilities. Then we looked into the…

Deforestation Around the World

Deforestation around the world Misusing the gift of nature By Khin KoKo Hsu Wildlife, nature, trees and plant have been a part of this planet Earth since millions of years ago. They are the lifeline and the beauty that the Earth gave us. But right now, we have been misusing that gift of nature. We…

Global Interactions and Development In Cambodia

Written by: Risa Yamazaki Cambodia, a country in Southern East Asia, is one of the developing countries, which has demonstrated progress in 2016. However, there are many issues that must be solved as soon as possible. I think Cambodia must execute more global interaction to make more advances. Global interaction gives countries many benefits, such…

Smiles: Worth More than Gold

Smiles: Worth More than Gold What you take for granted is a life goal for others Written by:  Sue Yoo For my life so far and even now, I am not the kind of person who is satisfied with what I have or feel grateful for any points of my life. Living standards, environments, appearances,…

Whole Foods Market Business Article

Written by:  Kate Reidinger Whole Foods Market is an American supermarket chain, originally founded in Austin, Texas on September 20th of 1980 by Mark Skiles, Craig Weller, John Mackey, and Renee Lawson Hardy; all of whom had been owners of different natural foods corporations. Whole Foods Market is known for exclusively supplying consumers with natural…

IB Learner Profile ‘Reflective”

Reflective During February we focused on the IB Learner Profile Reflective. “We thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and experience. We work to understand our strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development.” (IBO, 2006). Congratulations to the following students: Grade 12: Nathalia Grade 11: Siya (Coco) Keita Tarish…

Amazing Contribution to Change the World: The Urgent Run

Written by: June Park It might be quite embarrassing to say but since we are humans, we go to toilet everyday. (If you don’t, that might be problematic?) It’s natural physiological phenomenon, and it’s also natural to go to toilet which is a bathroom fixture consisting of a bowl, usually with a detachable, hinged seat…

Grade 10 Personal Project Exhibition

Written by:  June Park As the end of the MYP year in IB,  grade 10 students face one more obstacle (in addition to the E-assessment):  the‘Personal Project’ (P.P.)  Now, the students who have just completed the Personal Project during the long period of June 2016 to February 2017 are giving advice to the those who…

ISS’ Participation in the Chingay Parade 2017

Written by:   Joo Ho Yoon It’s a casual Friday night after Lunar New Year. The colorful sparks of firework mark the end of Lunar New Year, as well as the start of the annual parade. To Singapore, Chingay Parade is the second most valuable season. It is a nation-wide parade for Singapore to reassure…

Valentines Day — Its in the Eye of the Beholder

What one feels about that famous mid-February date known as Valentine’s Day depends a lot on their personal experiences, whether or not they are dating or married, and what their general impression is of consumerism-based “holidays”.  Here’s what some of our students had to say about Valentine’s Day. Anonymous Student 1: Valentines as we know…

Worst Trip Ever!

Written by: Keijiro Kojima A few weeks ago, I went to Lombok Island in Indonesia for ISS grade 11 Week Without Walls trip. I stayed there for five days, and did some cool activities such as snorkeling, visiting the shark market, interacting with local kids and creating our own bio-rocks. The food was really delicious,…