On December 5th, Celebration Event for International Volunteer Day with theme of ‘Love without Boundaries, Charity in Wuxi’ was held grandly at Xindi Holiday Plaza in Xinwu District, Wuxi. BIS Executive President Ms. Sue Su, Assistant Academic Principal Mr. David Bremner were invited to attend this event as VIP guests. More than 30 staff and students from BIS also took part in the event as volunteers.
There are 18 exhibition booths in total sponsored by Boston International School and other representatives from Foreign invested enterprises, NGOs and social organizations, governmental departments, etc. Governmental leaders Ms. Liu Xia and Mr. Han Yang who are Members of WND Party Work Committee, Standing Committees of Xinwu District Committee and Directors for Publicity and Organization departments, visited Boston Booths. BIS Assistant Academic Principal Mr. David Bremner gave a briefly report about volunteer projects at BIS with a highlight of IB concept to encourage students and all members of BIS community to make a meaningful contribution to the world.
During the event, every BIS staff and students who attended the event as volunteers devoted into the volunteer work actively. The staff got Boston Booths ready to visit before the event started, students were keeping busy in communicating and exchanging idea and experience with other booths, they would like to take full use of this event chance to promote their volunteer projects and learn what others do, many of them also were assigned to be event volunteers to give necessary administrative support to the event organization. BIS Choir Team headed by BIS Assistant Academic Principal Mr. David Bremner and BIS excellent teacher Mr. Brian Wallace sang a song ’Auld Lang Syne’ for the event. When the classic rhythm started by the choir in acapella, all participants of the event got around the stage and enjoyed the warm feeling that BIS brought to the cold winter.
As the ONLY IB Continuum international school in Wuxi, Boston International School has been actively practiced the IB concept and framework which is committed to developing students who will make a meaningful contribution to the world, both during and after their education. We are not only to encourage students, but also to promote parents, teachers, and all members in Boston community to devote into community services and charitable activities, contribute their own value in building up regional international community which cultivates students’ spirit of international citizens. During this event, Boston International School is voluntary to be the owner of one of the annual volunteer projects called ‘travel in the world without boundaries‘ and was awarded as one of the excellent volunteer organizations by district government. BIS Executive Ms. Sue Su and Assistant Academic Principal Mr. David Bremner were representatives of school to be awarded. In the future, more and more members of BIS community will devote themselves to contributing more to regional social and economic development via conducting volunteer projects.