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Elementary School

2nd-5th Graders Sing of the Good News of Christmas

By Holli Moote Dec 17, 2018

The 2nd and 3rd grade classes presented Starry Night, Noisy Night, while the 4th and 5th grade classes presented We Three Spies.

Jingle Bell Splash Has Record-Breaking Attendance

By Tim Linn Dec 14, 2018

Holiday excitement was in the air on December 8 at the YISS swimming pool as the Aquatics Department held its 8th Annual Jingle Bell Splash!

Students Introduced to Computer Programming During Hour of Code

By Mike Smith Dec 13, 2018

YISS students were introduced to a number of different coding activities which included a variety of coding languages during Hour of Code.

Kindergarten & First Grade Concert Follows Journey of Lost Lambs

By Sarah Regnier Dec 6, 2018

On the evening of November 29, YISS Kindergarten and First Grade students presented their Christmas concert, Little Lambs In Bethlehem.

YISS Players Grow and Excel in Chess

By Candy Swift Nov 28, 2018

On October 20, a team of five players went to Dulwich College to represent YISS in the 2018 Fall Chess Tournament.

YISS Students Perform in DukYoung Charity Concert

Nov 28, 2018

Three YISS students participated in a concert held by the DukYoung Foundation to raise funds for the publication of braille music for blind musicians.

Guardians on the Run Hold First Fun Run

By Shannon McDonald Nov 26, 2018

Elementary students once again had the opportunity to participate in an after school activity focused on running.

Elementary SEW Addresses Life’s Important Questions

By Simon Adams Nov 20, 2018

Elementary Spiritual and Special Emphasis Week (SEW), which ran from October 30–November 2, was an exciting time for students.

ES Girls’ Soccer Develops Skills and Teamwork

By Lisa Marshall Nov 3, 2018

The YISS Girls' 4th and 5th grade soccer team was busy learning the basics of soccer during the months of September and October.

YISS Gets Lost in Wonderland for FunFest 2018

By Sherifa Ali Oct 29, 2018

On October 15, the YISS campus followed the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole into its very own “YISS in Wonderland” for FunFest.

Students Value Others Throughout Stand Up Campaign

Oct 26, 2018

For this year’s fall Stand Up campaign which took place from October 8-19, students worked to make YISS a place where everyone feels supported.

Fourth Graders Act in Character for Celebration Tea

By Lauren Green Oct 22, 2018

Every student in the fourth grade read a fiction book, took notes on their main character, and acted in character for a celebration tea.