TISSA High School Basketball and Sports Awards Information 2019/20

Season 2 of the sporting year ended this past weekend with our senior school athletes competing in the TISSA Basketball tournaments. Our teams put in solid performances and produced some pleasing results. A huge thank you goes to all the coaches for their hard work during the season. Seasons 2 Results: JV Girls Basketball @DIS Read more about TISSA High School Basketball and Sports Awards Information 2019/20[…]

Year 7 Core – Raised Garden Beds Service Project 

The Year 7s started their first planting season in mid-October 2019. On that sunny afternoon, the students turned soil, weeded, fixed the garden bed brick walls, planted seedlings and lastly watered the 20 raised garden beds. It was hard work, but from the look on their faces, they were happy with what they had accomplished Read more about Year 7 Core – Raised Garden Beds Service Project […]

Calligraphy in Year 7 Chinese Language and Culture Lessons

This week our Year 7 Chinese Language and Culture students participated in Chinese Calligraphy workshops. Students were able to express their creativity while demonstrating their increasing levels of vocabulary during this artistic and expressive task. Ms Feng, who worked with our students, is a Chinese Calligraphy Master with more than 20 years experience in the Read more about Calligraphy in Year 7 Chinese Language and Culture Lessons[…]

Dewi Hughes Vocal Coach Visit to the BSHS

On Monday and Tuesday of this week our students in Year 7, H1 and H2 had the experience of working with a professional voice coach to assist them in their studies. English and Drama students participated in workshops that were designed to increase confidence in terms of verbal communication. Additionally, our H2 students worked with Read more about Dewi Hughes Vocal Coach Visit to the BSHS[…]

Pop Idol 2020

Pop Idol is back again for 2020! The event takes place on Friday the 14th of February from 7PM to 9PM at the European Secondary Campus.  As usual, students will perform musical  numbers of their choice after a gruelling audition process. We’re sure you’ll love the charisma, sonorous notes and talent on display! Food and Read more about Pop Idol 2020[…]

Australian Bushfire Relief Lunch Sales Continue

On Thursday, our student leaders ran another Australian-themed lunch sale fundraiser to support those affected by the bushfires in Australia. Students served the traditional Australian gastronomic treat of “Sausage Sizzles” straight from the BBQ hot plate to the TES student body. To date, our students have raised over NT15,000 to support the Australian Red Cross Read more about Australian Bushfire Relief Lunch Sales Continue[…]

Parent Roundtable – Learning Conversations: Unpacking Reports and Parent Teacher Meetings

On Thursday of this week we held our latest Roundtable for parents. The Evening was titled BSHS Roundtable: Learning Conversations: Unpacking Reports and Parent Teacher Meetings. The evening afforded an opportunity to unpack some of the assumptions and purposes of reports and parent-teacher meetings. Parents also had an opportunity to feedback on the current format of Read more about Parent Roundtable – Learning Conversations: Unpacking Reports and Parent Teacher Meetings[…]

Year 7 Chinese Foreign Language Student Market Stalls at EPC

Year 7 students in Chinese Foreign Language classes prepared a stall of “Chinese Tongue Twisters” to interact with their younger peers at the European Primary Campus this week. Students planned, decorated and ran their stalls with a variety of challenges for the EPC students that required them to give directions and instructions in Mandarin.

H3 Biologists Explore Electrophoresis

Mr Moran’s IB Biology class have been carrying out electrophoresis during their lessons this week. The process is used to separate strands of DNA when profiling in criminal and paternity cases. The DNA or dye travels through an agarose gel. Smaller molecules, or those more attracted to the negative terminal of the electrophoresis set up move faster. Read more about H3 Biologists Explore Electrophoresis[…]

H3 Leaders Support Relief for Australian Bushfire Crisis

As many members of our community may know, Australia has experienced an unprecedented and ferocious “bushfire season” this year. To date, 24 people have lost their lives and 12 million acres of wilderness have been destroyed. Currently biologists estimate that 30 species of animals have become extinct and in total one billion animals have perished Read more about H3 Leaders Support Relief for Australian Bushfire Crisis[…]

Students Educate Audience at the Community Services Centre

On Thursday, three H1 students – Evelyn, Felicia and Darren – went to a coffee morning at the Community Services Center in Tianmu to talk about their family traditions during the Chinese New Year holiday. They each gave an insightful and personal view of their experiences, as well as sharing some unique facts about this Read more about Students Educate Audience at the Community Services Centre[…]

Mark Hill Physical Theatre Cross-Curricular Sessions

Our students recently worked with physical theatre practitioner Mark Hill on cross-curricular sessions that focused on collaborating across Creative Arts subjects. The focus of the sessions was to encourage students to find new perspectives to inspire their creativity by using skills from other Creative Arts subjects. Here are two student reflections on the process and Read more about Mark Hill Physical Theatre Cross-Curricular Sessions[…]

Drug and Alcohol Education

We are very excited to welcome the Alcohol and Other Drugs Educational Consultancy (ADEC) to school next month. They are a leading drug education consultancy group from the UK. They will talk to students and parents about the topic of Drugs. All students in the school will attend talks by the two visiting experts, with Read more about Drug and Alcohol Education[…]

Robotics CCA Club Prepare for Competition

Students in the Robotics Club spent Thursday preparing for their First Lego League competition. They designed and programmed a robot to carry out a number of missions on the City Shaper course. They learned about the core values for the First Lego League: Discovery, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, Teamwork and Fun. They will be required to Read more about Robotics CCA Club Prepare for Competition[…]