TEDxYouth Talks

On Saturday June 4th, ISS held its very first TEDxYouth conference! The event was led by a team of Grade 11/12 students, who decided on the theme ‘Who Would Have Thought?’. Over several months, the students auditioned speakers and organized sponsors. The guest speakers spoke about topics such as embracing the unexpected, space tourism, measuring … Continued

Beyond the Classroom

Learning beyond the classroom for Sindelfingen Campus Middle Years students with the focus on castles and gardens/parks. These trips also incorporated aspects from Language and Literature, and Individuals and Societies classes as students journeyed to Schloss Ludwigsburg, Schloss Lichtenstein and the Fairy Tale Garden.

Model United Nations (MUNISSXV)

Yesterday saw the well attended opening ceremony of MUNISSXV! Model United Nations is a simulation that imitates the procedures of the United Nations finding solutions for real-world problems, done through an academic simulation of the United Nations procedure. The MUN simulation consists of negotiation, discussion, and lively debates, which is the cornerstone of UN activity. … Continued

Fishy Business

“Fishy Business” by Elise is a multi-media art piece based on the impact of overfishing on the environment. Made as a Personal Project, Elise found inspiration from the documentary “Seaspiracy” directed by Ali Tabrizi. By presenting the horrifying truth of unsustainable fishing, the artist uses dark colors and emotional subjects to communicate the importance and … Continued

ISS Interns Sharing Their Wisdom

Grade 10 students had the opportunity to hear from the current ISS Upper School Interns. All recent US university graduates, the focus of the session was to share with students what life is really like as a US university student. The Interns spoke about the differences between school and university, the difficulties they experienced while making … Continued

Getting creative in CAS Advisory

Grade 11 students getting creative in CAS Advisory with making masks for Fasching. From a variety of feathers, pom poms and glittery things, they got busy gluing and stapling. It was nice to see them support each other and to witness a variety of approaches and results. The best masks were voted on, and the … Continued

ToK Days

Grade 12 students recently participated in an in-house workshop we call “ToK Days”. They had the opportunity to engage with a guest speaker who would have led our walking tour of Berlin, had we gone. Students also competed in a cooking competition, demonstrating their creativity, teamwork, and resourcefulness – and made some delicious dishes in … Continued

Awarded Silver for Creativity

Woo hoo! ISS received the Silver Award in Category No. 4: Enrollment/Admissions Video, Outsourced as part of the 2021 Inspired Brilliance Awards. Thanks InspirED School Marketers! If you have not a chance, make sure you check out “The Feeling: Scientifically Proven”, you will love it! SAMPLE JUDGES’ COMMENTSVERY creative video. I applaud them for investing … Continued

Ein Interview- die Wege, die wir gehen!

Grade 6 students had the task of interviewing people around the Sindelfingen Campus to find out more about their life journeys. This round of interviews served as a practice run for the students in order to get ready for their summative assessment in class next week: a short presentation featuring a person of their choice … Continued