Posted on Monday, July 1, 2019
Students on their final Duke expeditions experienced the beautiful weather and remote landscapes of the Schwäbisch-Fränkischer Wald. All groups showed good team spirit and enjoyed being on their own, away from teachers and other adults to make their own decisions. Creative problem solving is always part of an expedition but especially for one group that accidentally left a major part of their tent at home! Upon their return, all groups presented their expedition aim in a formal presentation... Read More
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2019
Congratulations to Grade 10 student Mr Koike who has been awarded a place on a summer school at the Japanese Space Agency JAXA (Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency). This is a competitive scholarship programme aimed at providing opportunities for high school students interested in space science and aviation technology. Participants shadow front-line researchers engaged in space science and then create, investigate, debate their own space mission and present their findings at the end of the... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Grade 10 Visual Arts students experienced a day of learning outside the school when they visited two local art galleries. The first being Schauwerk in Sindelfingen, a private contemporary art museum. After lunch we visited our second gallery, the Staatsgalerie, participating in an hour guided tour of abstract art and sculpture.
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Thank you to all who attended the Graduation Ceremony and celebrated our students' accomplishments with us.
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2019
The incoming Director of the Deutsche Literatur Archiv in Marbach, Sandra Richter and the curator of the Literatur Museum, Heike Gferereis, visited the ISS Sindelfingen Campus this week. Previously a “Central Bank” that stored up to 7 million Deutsch Mark, the Sindelfingen Campus building has seven floors below ground, with large vaults. Some of the literature from the museum is stored in the vaults, which are perfect for storing books and paper documents as they are air-conditioned. Ms. Lark... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2019
Grade 9 German Language and Literature students are currently undertaking a unit on newspapers and have been focusing on the Stuttgarter Zeitung. Students had an amazing opportunity to hear first-hand from Ms. Stadtmüller, journalist and editor of Stuttgarter Zeitung, about her work with the newspaper.
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019
Last week we had our largest Middle Years Job Fair yet at our Sindelfingen Campus, with 25 parents and other experts from our local community. In small groups, the Grade 6 – 10 students listened to presentations and questioned experts from the fields of architecture, international development, art and graphic design, urban planning, the Navy, die Polizei, Design engineering … and several more. The students gained new insights into potential careers for their futures.
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2019
The International School of Stuttgart e.V. (ISS) welcomed back four recent alumni to speak to current students and parents about their university experiences. The alums shared academic advice and personal stories about their experiences to date and explained how ISS prepared them for success in higher education.
ISS’ College & Career Counsellor, Mr. David Tobin explained "We are very fortunate to have the support of our amazing alumni to inspire our current students by sharing stories... Read More
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2019
Early this month, 450 participants from 25 different schools gathered here at the International School of Stuttgart e.V. (ISS) for the twelfth annual Model United Nations at the International School of Stuttgart (MUNISS) conference. Participants came from all over Europe, including Albania, Greece, Spain, Sweden and Turkey, and some schools even travelled all the way from the United States. Model United Nations is an educational simulation and academic activity in which students can learn... Read More
Posted on Monday, April 8, 2019
Last week we celebrated the vernissage of this year’s Grade 12 Visual Art students. The exhibition is a wonderful display of the themes students explored throughout their two year IB Diploma Programme course. This year’s works were impressive, not only the wide range of media students explored, but also the depth and originality in their work. Accompanying the art exhibition was a concert provided by the IB Diploma Programme music students, including solo works from... Read More