NEWS HUB ARCHIVE
The Swiss team won gold medals and placed second over-all in the tournament! With an 18 point lead, Switzerland entered the finals against New-Zealand and China Laplace Witches. During the final fight they placed second with a mere 1.2 point difference and was thus justly awarded gold medals along with the absolute winners (New-Zealand) for their fantastic performance.
The Astrophysicist, Dr. Stephen Armstrong, was invited to talk to 10 of our MYP2 students. Dr Armstrong answered questions about the beginning of the universe, multi-verse existence and black holes. Exciting stuff involving quite a bit of math, all parties thoroughly enjoyed it!
Nearly two hundred young singers – aged 9-18 and from over thirty countries – came together as one on Thursday, 18 May 2017 at the first ever ISB Choral Extravaganza, united by a shared passion for music and a love of singing. The venue for this special event was the spectacular Elisabethenkirche in central Basel. Kindly sponsored by the Association of International School Basel (AISB), this atmospheric church-cum-concert/exhibition space provided a rich, electrifying acoustic that proved ideal for choral music of all styles.
26 November 2016 saw over 50 ISB students and close to 20 ISB staff participate in the 2016 Basel Stadtlauf. Funds raised by ISB teams will benefit the Reuben Monareng Primary School in South Africa.
This year, International School Basel was one of 14 international schools to be accepted to the 2016 AMIS International Middle School Honor Mixed Choir Festival. The event was a three-day choral festival that took place on 6 – 10 April at the International School of Amsterdam.
When a devastating earthquake struck Nepal this April, it triggered the worst avalanche in the Himalayas in recorded memory; entire villages were flattened and ancient buildings at several UNESCO world sites were destroyed.
Welcome to teachers Adil Sagingaliyev and Arman Imansharipova, who have arrived in Switzerland for several days as part of an exchange visit conducted between the Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana (NISA) and ISB.
Read an interview with ISB's Director, Dr Vladimir Kuskovski published in the International School Parent Magazine, 28 October 2015.
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Vladimir D Kuskovski as Director of International School of the Basel Region AG (ISB).
The new school year has begun and, on all three campuses, students and staff are busy settling in to classrooms and routines and getting acquainted (or reacquainted) with friends and colleagues.