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Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017
Wednesday 18th October saw two speakers and workshops at ISS to give advice and tips to Diploma students.  Ms Durrant organised for Raphael S. (ISS Class of 2015) to come to school as part our our Advisory programme focused on Careers. This was the end of a 6 week programme looking at university, internships and gap year planning with the Grade 12 homeroom teachers and Ms Durrant.  Topics have ranged from studying programme options in different countries, top tips, the A-Z of college... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017
When the first ISS Director, Nick Ronai, moved from Bonn to the Stuttgart area he never imagined that the school would grow to its current size.  At that time ISS was based in the “Waldheim” on the outskirts of Böblingen and had less than 20 students.  Visiting ISS last week with his wife, Angela, Nick was delighted to talk to some 3rd grade students preparing for their Brain Expo, to take tea with a grade 7 Language B class and to meet up with former colleagues. Asked about his life since... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Grade 4 learned about the UN conventions on the rights of a child last week. They had the opportunity to have a guest speaker a few weeks ago from UNICEF who informed the students about different actions they can take to support children’s rights. As their summative assessment, the students were actively engaged in creating mini skits based on the different articles on children’s rights. They performed their skits last Friday to our grade 3 students as their audience and informed them about... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Last Saturday, as part of the Service as Action programme, students in grades 9 & 10 participated in a Frist Aid training course at the school. The course was an intensive 8 hour training with a mixture of theoretical and practical components. One of the requirements for the students to take part in this course was that they participate in 3 Service Activities at school as First Aiders. So you will probably see them soon wearing their “First Aider” vest and ready to help!  
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Author and math extraordinaire David Schwartz visited our school last week and our students were very excited to meet him. He taught our students about proportional ratios, exponents and what 10.000 pieces of popcorn looks like.  The bottom line of his show was that everyone can come up with big ideas and in fact, children are very good at this.  David Schwartz was a very inquisitive child and he used to ask many questions. Building on these questions he then wrote his book as an adult. This... Read More
Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017
Class of 2017 and England youth international player Danny Collinge was part of the VfB juniors squad while working hard to gain his IB Diploma at ISS.  Now playing for the VfB reserve team, Danny appreciates the German approach to enabling young sporting talent to also study and Stuttgart is where he sees himself for the foreseeable future.  http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/40642854 http://www.bundesliga.com/en/news/Bundesliga/vfb-stuttgart-s-danny-collinge-english-teenager-I-love-the-... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Did you know………? The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world. The International Baccalaureate® (IB) learner profile describes a broad range of human capacities and responsibilities that go beyond academic success. They imply a commitment to help all members of the school community learn to respect themselves, others and the world around them... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Congratulations to 7th Grader Kieran, from the Sindelfingen Campus, who was chosen to play “Fletcher” in the newly opened production of “Bodyguard” at the Stuttgart SI Zentrum. Of the several boys who play this role, Kieran was chosen to play on the opening night last week.
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017
This week (October 9th-13th) is Mental Health Awareness Week here at ISS. The goal for the week is to generate discussion that shifts the focus of mental health towards a positive, proactive approach. We want to establish a pro-active culture where good mental health is worked at and grown like all of our other skills and abilities.  Each day of the week will have a different theme drawn from the Approaches to Learning (ATL) overarching skill of Self-Management, with a corresponding colour.... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Our Sports Club (SV-ISS) enables students throughout the school to participate in competitive sports locally and our teams more than hold their own against teams from other local sports clubs in the areas of basketball, soccer and track and field.  In the past school year SV-ISS experienced an amazing basketball boom, with membership growth and high demand in the basketball section resulting in the need to expand from one to four teams. The interest in this sport has been reflected in success... Read More

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