NEWS HUB ARCHIVE
The teams have been busy with games and tournaments, both home and away. A summary of results can be found here.
Congratulations to the six International School Basel students won two trophies and five medals for individual and team competitions in the highly competitive, ISMTF Junior Maths Competition!
International School Basel is proud to be represented at the Learning2 Europe 2019 conference in Zurich. Our esteemed colleague, David Collett, ISB EdTech Coordinator, will present An Honest Look Towards a Better Philosophy of EdTech (MS/HS). Learn more here.
We are so proud of our Middle School students who filled and donated 219 boxes of toys, sweets, warm winter clothing, school supplies and many other wonderful things for children at the Oekumenischer Seelsorgedienst für Asylsuchende (OeSA).
In October 2018, ISB Parent, Robin, accompanied ISB teacher, Sujeewa Fernando, and her Tsunami-HANDAID team to Madulkelle, Sri Lanka along with her daughters, Danielle and Amber. Their goal for the Kirinji Maha Vidyalaya school was to build an additional structure to support Grade 9, 10 & 11 classrooms, a science lab, music room, library, and IT room. They also raised funds for and purchased musical instruments for the school band, sports equipment, and school supplies for all students. Read Robin's first hand account of her and her daughters' experience in Sri Lanka.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Tico Oms as Middle School Principal at International School Basel effective as of the 2019-20 academic year.
Congratulations to Ellie Cho, Kirby Key, Adelene Slade and Derek Wang who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for their excellent performances on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Congratulations to ISB Science Teacher, Jennifer Baldacci, for being published in the September 2018 issue of "IB Review" magazine for her work researching Arctic ground squirrels.
On 5-7 October, ISB Senior School Student, Anna, took part in the Souffle Concours de Flute Competition and won 1st place. Read more about the competition and Anna's musical background here.
At the Junior School at ISB, Student Librarians are trained in many aspects of the day-to-day operation of the library, and volunteer their help before and after school. We talked to a couple of the Student Librarians to ask why they decided to volunteer in the library.