Chinese International School

Hong Kong students return from eight-day trip to North Korea

A smiling People's Army guard poses for photos with delighted students from the Chinese International School in Hong Kong in the demilitarised zone. Photo: Sean Guo

Twenty-two students from Chinese International School watched teenagers practise military drills in Pyongyang, took photos with "friendly" soldiers in the demilitarised zone and stayed two days in the region of Kaesong.

Friday, 12 April, 2013, 1:02pm 6 comments

Bilingual students more China-ready

Chinese International School students Cameron Zeluck, Saskia Leung, Aaron Zweig, Phoebe Wilson and Riley Tseng chat during break time. The school is planning to transfer its Year 10 students to its new campus in Hangzhou. Photo: Edward Wong

Wilson Chan, who worked in Shanghai for several years, had always wanted to send his three children to a bilingual school

17 Feb 2013 - 4:23pm

Chinese International School's student human rights group

Student members of the human rights group at the Chinese International School. Photo: David Wong

Students in their final school year usually have little time to pay attention to anything outside the immediate demands of projects, exams and trying to keep sane under a hectic schedule. Yet a small group of teenagers at Chinese International School (CIS) have made it their mission to champion human rights issues across the school.

9 Dec 2012 - 1:11pm

Chinese International School extends scholarships to outsiders

CIS students chat at break time. Photo: Edward Wong

Up to four students whose parents can't afford the tuition fees of an international school will get a chance to study at Chinese International School (CIS) starting from next year, thanks to the school's first scholarship programme.

9 Dec 2012 - 1:14pm

Who offers what and where - International through schools

International through schools

Hong Kong Island

HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Primary: 6, 23 South Bay Close, Repulse Bay

Secondary: 1 Red Hill Road, Tai Tam

Tel: 3149 7000

E-mail: admiss@hkis.edu.hk

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Early steps to fluency

Ten-year-old Kaia Herbst, who goes by the Chinese name of Xu Kaili, shrugs it off lightly when asked if she finds learning Putonghua difficult. 'It's easier to write it than speak it,'' says the International Montessori School (IMS) student.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Keeping it simple

AP Advanced Placement Programme. AP courses are offered by many schools following American curricula to allow top students to earn university credits and help them secure places on competitive degree programmes. The programme, involving 30 courses, is run by The College Board in the United States. www.apcentral.collegeboard.com

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Schools that blend the rules

For the past three years, mainland-born investment banker Yan Shen has been commuting weekly from Hong Kong to Shanghai, where his family has relocated. His three children are attending the YK Pao School there, and his wife and helpers have gone to care for them.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Parents hit at mass sackings by school board

The row over a boardroom coup at the prestigious Chinese International School has escalated as a group of disgruntled parents has started to raise questions about the mass sackings.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Forum to tackle environment

Kids4Kids, a Hong Kong charity, is inviting youngsters to take part in a forum on Saturday at Chinese International School in Braemar Hill. The 'Powered by Youth' event will focus on empowering young people to improve conditions for less fortunate children.

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Ousted school founder attacks governors

One of the three founders of the exclusive Chinese International School who was removed from its charitable foundation in a boardroom coup is demanding that she be reinstated, along with the other 25 people dismissed with her.

13 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Fight escalates for control of elite school

A battle for control of one of the city's most exclusive schools is about to escalate after foundation members who were dismissed in a boardroom coup threatened to make their grievances public.

12 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Alphabet soup

Yau Wing-yi knows the Japanese-language playgroup sessions her son attends are paying off when they visit the supermarket. Strolling down the aisle, four-year-old Chan Long-kiu points out the ichigo (strawberry), ringo (apple) and remon (lemon) to his mother.

Long-kiu seems to have a flair for languages, she says.

11 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Cut through the jargon

AP

Advanced Placement Programme. AP courses are offered by many schools following American curricula to allow top students to earn university credits and help them secure places on competitive degree programmes. The programme, involving 30 courses, is run by The College Board in the US. www.apcentral.collegeboard.com

27 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

Ella Chan, 16, Chinese International School

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

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