Posted on Monday, December 18, 2017
Ms. Werner visited the International School of Stuttgart on behalf of the Stadtwerke Stuttgart last week, who offer an energy project to all local primary schools each year. The subject of this year’s project was “electricity and heat using the power of the sun”.
Ms. Werner demonstrated through the example of a bicycle lamp all necessary components for this kind of energy production and how they interact with each other. She applied this example on a model of a steam engine and lighted up a... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Grade 12 traveled to Berlin from December 4th until December 8th as part of their Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course.
They spent a busy week with student presentations from the TOK course on topics from the role of artificial intelligence in knowledge creation and transmission, the social construction of language, how we know gender in an ever changing world, how does the methodology of history change our knowledge of it, to what extent is there knowledge in the arts, how does the context change... Read More
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017
Hot off the press, the annual ISS Community Report is now online. The 2016/17 report features information on the 2016 survey results, progress on strategic planning initiatives, IB Diploma and MYP results, the college list and numerous extra-curricular activities. The Community Report can be found here.
Posted on Sunday, December 10, 2017
Last Friday’s Health Fair presented by grade 5 was very educational. It was great watching our students grow and how knowledgeable they became during this project. They completed their Health Fair project by following the inquiry cycle which contains tuning in, finding out, sorting out, going further, reflecting and taking action. Their passion and enthusiasm for their chosen concepts was clearly evident. They were able to communicate all their inquiry findings to students and parents. We... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Today, a special assembly was held on the occasion of Saint Nicolas Day. The student’s idea was to simulate an oversized advent calendar and prepared for each door either a little musical or a dancing performance for the audience. Of course, Saint Nicolas was there as well and surprised our lower school graders during the assembly.
Who is Saint Nicolas and what is the tradition about?
Saint Nicholas of Myra is a major saint and belongs to one of the oldest Christian traditions in many... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Our 11th graders are currently working diligently on the Group 4 Science Project, an interdisciplinary activity in which all our science students must take part within the Diploma Programme.
The fundamental idea is that students from the different group 4 subjects work together on a concrete problem with the aim to develop and apply 21st century communication skills in the study of science. This project also intends to develop an understanding of relationships between scientific disciplines... Read More
Posted on Monday, December 4, 2017
Congratulations to all students and staff who took part in this year's musical “TOMMY”. The cast, consisting of 26 engaged students from grades 6 to 12, entertained more than 200 visitors over three nights who came to watch the story of Tommy, a young boy who becomes deaf, dumb and blind after witnessing his father commit murder. As an adult the still traumatized Tommy discovers a talent for pinball and becomes an international pinball superstar.
“The show was very entertaining and full of... Read More
Posted on Friday, December 1, 2017
You will find it on the ISS Homepage and in the Learning Commons, on Veracross portals. Paper copies will also be available in the Sindelfingen school lobby.
Please enjoy reading about the children's learning and seeing pictures from various activities and field trips!
Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017
This Monday we had about 260 highly motivated delegates who participated in the Model United Nations program.
Especially our Middle School students were very engaged and impressed the audience by knowing all complicated debating rules.
The MUN Executive Team received excellent feedback about how smooth everything was organised and that all students acted loyally to the country they represented.
Model United Nations brings together students from different schools and helps our students to... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Yesterday’s premiere of “TOMMY” was a huge success. The great commitment of our students along with the excellent band made it a wonderful and exciting performance.
Save your ticket for today's or tomorrow's show.
We look forward to your visit!