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High School Career Day Examines the Future of Work

By Dr. Dave Baniszewski Apr 30, 2019

YISS offers a Career Day, during which students have the chance to hear from experienced professionals across various industries.

YISS Has Excellent Showing at Final Forensics Competition

By Jonathan Hannah Apr 29, 2019

The YISS Forensics team finished out the year by competing in the KAIAC finals tournament on April 5 and 6 at SIS.

Spelling Bee Championship Promotes Healthy Competition

By Kathy Falkner Apr 19, 2019

YISS elementary teachers and administration are proud of the students who participated in the 2019 Spelling Bee Championship on Tuesday, April 16.

Leading Universities Around the World Admit Class of 2019

Apr 16, 2019

Students in the YISS Class of 2019 have been admitted into many top universities, an increasing number of which are outside of the US.

Model United Nations Team Finds Success Again at Jeju Conference

By Jiyu S. Apr 12, 2019

From March 28-30, the high school Model UN team traveled to Jeju to participate in the Global Education City Model United Nations (GECMUN) conference.

ES Students Solve The Case of the Book Bandit

By Brian Marshall Mar 30, 2019

The 2019 YISS Elementary Read-A-Thon saw nearly 450 students read more than 886,000 minutes while solving The Case of the Book Bandit.

MS Reading Appreciation Program Introduces New Activities

By Susan Sevey Mar 30, 2019

March 4-15 was the annual Middle School Reading Appreciation Program (RAP), which included activities designed to build appreciation for reading.

Fourth Grade Market Day Supports International Rescue Fund

By Lauren Green Mar 25, 2019

On March 21, YISS fourth graders hosted a fundraising Market Day to support the International Rescue Fund.

Book Swap Demonstrates That YISS Loves Books

By Monica Pereda Mar 23, 2019

The YISS community loves to read, so a favorite event organized by the PTO is the annual Book Swap.

Award-Winning Author Yangsook Choi Addresses YISS Students

Mar 20, 2019

Having an author visit with students and share about the writing process is a fantastic way to inspire them to write and enjoy reading in a new way.

Poetry Slam Encourages Students to Look Beyond Themselves

By Stephanie Vachon Mar 12, 2019

The finals of the 2019 Poetry Slam, which took place on Monday, March 11, had a theme of “Beyond Me.”

ES Concludes Read-A-Thon with Pancake and Pajama Day

By Kathy Falkner Mar 11, 2019

On Friday, March 8, students concluded Read-A-Thon with a favorite event—Pancake and Pajama Day!