The past year has brought us a lot of challenges due to an intricate and complex environment. The whole BIS community, however, has overcome all the difficulties, which embodies our motto of Embracing Challenge, Driving Change. In this special year, we have experienced too many memorable stories. Please join us in enjoying this video and article to review the year.
- June 2020 – Successful IB Evaluation Visit
Each IB World School is regularly evaluated to ensure that the standards and practices of its IB programme(s) are being maintained.
Last year, BIS had a successful IB evaluation as an IB Continuum School as the very first IB school that completed the online evaluation in the world!
- October 2020 – PSAT/ SAT Test available for BIS students
- November 2020 – ASDAN Business Simulation Regional Round
On November 7th and 8th, BIS hosted ASDAN Business Simulation Regional Game for Eastern China, which is the first-ever ASDAN Business Simulation held in Wuxi. 15 teams from 7 schools of Eastern China gathered at BIS. BIS students achieved 3 Brand Awards, 1 Business Battle Winner and 2 ASDAN UK Enterprise Awards. 11 students are going to attend ASDAN National Round in February.
All the 11 students (2 teams) have achieved great results and qualify for the World Youth Economic Forum!
- November 2020 – American Math Competition 8
Boston International School hosted the annual American Mathematics Competitions 8 (AMC 8) on November 11, 2020 as the ONLY hosting center of AMC 8 in Wuxi. Among the competitors, 3 students from our secondary school were awarded DISTINCTION, 15 students awarded CREDIT, 30 students awarded PROFICIENCY.
- The joined efforts of all staff in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic
Facing a sudden epidemic, the school established a special group on the prevention and control of COVID-19. Academically, all teachers have conquered the difficulties and challenges to set up an online teaching platform successfully. Our admin department actively communicate with our teachers and parents, delivering messages in time and making sure all the admin work meets the prevention control standards.
- Boston Parent Association
The Boston Parent Association have provided us great support in all kinds of school events and academic improvement. We sincerely hope that this will continue in this new year and we welcome all parents to get involved in our lively community.
Events and Activities
- June 2020 – Deputy Mayor of Wuxi Municipal Government Visited
On the morning of June 1st, International Children’s Day, Ms. Jiang Min, Deputy Mayor of Wuxi Municipal Government, Secretary of the Party Working Committee of National High-Tech Zone, Secretary of Xinwu District Party Committee and other main leaders of WND visited Boston International School.
- May 2020 – Spirit Week
As the school finally resumed in May, Boston International School celebrated its first “School Spirit Week”. School Spirit Week is a special time when youthful exuberance is allowed full expression. Spirit Week serves as a unifying force, bringing together a multicultural and diverse student body.
- September 2020 – The Greatest Showman
On the Art Show of 2020 Wuxi International Friendship Culture Week, Representatives from BIS foreign faculty team presented a wonderful Broadway-style show of ‘The greatest Showman’. The Singing and Dancing with great passion and friendly smile faces from the teachers generated the enthusiasm of all the audiences down stage.
- November 2020 – Book Week
To provide opportunities for the school community to connect with books and rekindle their love for reading, various kinds of activities and fairs related to reading were held during Book Week.
With the policy of “actively promote(s) the philosophy and fundamental concepts of the IB Programs, we focused on structured inquiry, holistic education, communication, intercultural awareness and international mindedness. The library aims to facilitate curriculum delivery, and reading for enjoyment, by providing current and relevant resources for the school community”.
- October 2020 – Halloween Party
At the end of October, BIS has turned into a haunted campus that filled with spirits, elves and ghosts! We had great fun in the grand Halloween Party with all kinds of activities!
- February 2021 – Chinese New Year Show
Given the current situation of the sporadic outbreak of COVID-19, we are unable to arrange assemblies as we did in the past years. But the students still celebrated the Chinese New Year with their performance being recorded that could be kept as a lasting memory.
Thanks for all the support and encouragement from all walks of the society during the past year.
We are looking forward to a brand-new year! Happy New Year to all community members!