Date : 16th April 2014 Time : 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Venue : Sunway International School
* Event is exclusively for existing parents and guardians only
It's an afternoon delight this time around at our SIS staff and parents monthly get-together. This edition, we will hear from our graduates who will speak on "Reflections from the SIS Alumni". Expect an insightful session as the gradutes share their experiences braving the next chapter of their academic progression, and how their time in SIS have helped their preparations. Places are limited to 15 families, so RSVP your attendance now with the Admin Office to book your place.
Parents Info Session
Date : 2nd April 2014
Time : 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m. Venue : Sunway International School
Come discover how a Canadian education can open doors to a myriad of opportunities for your child; not only to universities in Canada but all over the world, by the individuals who know the ins-and-outs of Canadian education best – SIS’ Canadian teachers and the Malaysian-Canadian Business Council Education Manager.
The programme will also include special presentations by the Sunway College Pre-University Director and SIS Admissions Manager, campus tour and post-secondary guidance.
One Goal Freestyle Football featuring Philip Gertsson
Date : 2nd April 2014 Venue : Sunway International School
Time : 1:00 - 1:30p.m.
Freestyle football extraordinaire Philip Gertsson together with One Goal, called on SIS for a thirty minute freestyle football demonstration. One Goal, a movement of football lovers that includes the Asian Football Confederation and the Asian Football Development Project, advocates improving child nutrition in Asia and spreads its message by enlisting football ambassadors such as Phillip to promote its message.
This visit was a timely conclusion to the week’s Healthy Eating Habits unit in the Middle School’s Healthy & Physical Education. The students adored Philip’s prowess and dexterity with the football, and more importantly was inspired by his message to live a healthy lifestyle and practice good nutrition.
Grade 11 Sunway University Workshops
Date : 28th March 2014
Time : 8:30p.m. - 12:00p.m. Venue : Sunway University
Grade 11 students that previously passed their OSSLT were guests of Sunway University in a series of hands-on workshops geared to assist them in planning their academic future. The students were accompanied by the Student Affairs Coordinator and Guidance Counsellor at the culinary- and science-themed workshops, and gained valuable exposure to possible career options.
March 2014 Parent-Teacher Interviews
Date : 26th March 2014 Venue : Sunway International School *Event is open for existing parents and guardians only
Parents and guardians are invited to attend and discuss their child’s progress during the Parent-Teacher Interviews. This is the perfect opportunity to address any concerns parents and guardians may have on their student’s progress, and plan steps for continued or future improvement. RSVPs are appreciated for teachers to arrange sufficient time for interviews in their schedule. Please refer to the invitations sent to your mailboxes and through hand-outs to your student for more information.
The International History Bee and Bowl 2014 Nationals
Date : 2nd March 2014 Venue : Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar, Negeri Sembilan
SIS made history, literally, with the two teams that we fielded at The International History Bee and Bowl last Sunday. In their first ever participation of this kind, both teams made SIS very proud as they took the Championship and 2nd place in the Junior Varsity Bowl (team) division.
The students did an amazing job with their impressive level of knowledge in history and general knowledge, easily eliminating their opponents from 16 teams representing various Malaysian and international schools.
The winners received a plaque, which they proudly presented to our principal to be included in our Hall of Glory trophy showcase. With the successful placing, the 10 students making up the teams will go on to represent SIS at the regional Asian International Competition to be hosted in Hong Kong this year.
February 2014 Character Education Assembly
Date : 28th February 2014
Time : 9.00am - 10.30am Venue : SIS Hall
In conjunction with the Character Education programme, the School organized its first ever Character Education Assembly. Student Affairs Coordinator Mr. Kondro put together an agenda that recapped the virtue of the past months, and highlighted some of the SIS community’s work on those campaigns, including a photo essay presentation, poems and stories by the Grade 10 History students, an inspirational video and equally uplifting speech by middle school teacher Mr. Towns. We look forward to seeing more exemplary behaviours of the virtues in the coming months.
Meet the Teachers Night
Date : 12th February 2014
Time : 7.30pm - 9.00pm Venue : Sunway International School
The "Meet the Teachers Night" session is designed to provide parents and guardians the opportunity to get a taste of student life at SIS. Parents will attend "classes" according to their students' timetable and meet with their individual teachers. Combining information and rapport with refreshments, this is an excellent opportunity for the parent community to receive updates on the activities planned for the semester.
SIS Parents' Breakfast
Date : 5th February 2014 Time : 7.30 am - 9.00 am
Venue : Sunway International School
These monthly breakfast sessions are held as a platform for the Management Team and the SIS community to freely exchange experiences and ideas in a conducive environment for sharing. The intimate setting is a great way to touch base on developments for student improvement, while maintaining close and regular communication channels.
Inter-school Poetry Slam Competition
Date : 14th November 2013
Venue : SIS Hall, Sunway International School
SIS came out tops at the first ever inter-school Poetry Slam competition, emerging as champion in the Group category while clinching the first and third places in the Solo category competing against students from four other schools - International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL), Garden International School, Asia Pacific International School & Asia Pacific Smart School.
The event saw 28 participants competing in the public recital, showcasing the art of poetry, prose and delivery. The competition is part of the school’s initiative to provide a creative platform for its students. Revolving around the given theme of Promise, participants delivered their original poems of life and relationships with great elocution.
Grade 10 student, Faadhi Fauzi, came in first in the Solo category after earning full marks from four out of the five judges with his poem ‘Pair of Shoes’. While Grade 8 Shirley Lee, won a tie for third place with an ISKL student. SIS also won the Group category for poem titled ‘Masked’, performed by Lauren Yun Tong Guo, Ong May-Yun and Shirley Lee.
SIS will be hosting the event again next year and hopes to open up participation to more schools in the future.