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

A personal note…

We wanted to add a personal note to our Shoeboxes for the children in Romania this year, so on Monday in CAS Advisory, Grade 12 students got creative with pencils, crayons and stickers and spend part of their Advisory session making cards that have now been added to each box. This short CAS experience got … Continued

An Overview of the MYP

We were pleased to be able to invite parents and students onto our Sindelfingen Campus to give an overview of the IB Middle Year Program (our academic framework for Grades 6 – 10) in person and how we help students in Grade 8 move into our MYP high school program in Grades 9 & 10, heading … Continued

El Día de los Muertos

In Spanish, Grade 6 and Grade 7 students celebrated “El Día de los Muertos¨, a tradition celebrated in many Spanish-speaking countries. However, in Mexico it is celebrated in a festive and joyful way to remember the people who left us, families prepare altars with flowers, candles, photographs and the favourite food of the deceased person. … Continued