School Trips

Nov
05

Jimo Village Field Trip – Learning About Community and Building Relationships Close to Home.

Friday, November 2nd, Ms. Michelle’s English B and Mrs. Katie’s English A students took a trip to Jimo Village with Mrs. Meredith’s 3rd grade class. We were treated to a morning of picking apples and learning about life at a small farm. Students gathered all they could carry to bring home to their families and their […]

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Oct
22

MYP/DP Youth Club Kick Off Event!

For our first event of the 2018-2019 school year, the MYP/DP Youth club tackled Mount Fushan on a night adventure hike guided by our Mount Everest expert, Mr. Brendan. Students departed at 6:30pm and braved Fushan in the dark for stunning views of Qingdao’s city lights, exploration of the old tunnels, and hiking along the […]

By Michelle Overman | School Trips . Social Skills
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May
18

I found my voice in MMUN

MMUN is such a great forum where students can practice how to be open-minded, and where we can develop our conversation skills. The sense of achievement after being part of a committee for three days, and after finishing our resolutions made me feel so proud of myself. When we arrive in a committee, no one […]

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Mar
19

QAIS students Transfomed by ISTA | ISTA让QAIS学生实现蜕变

For four days, thirteen QAIS students and embarked on a challenging, exciting and rewarding experience at the International Schools Theater Association (ISTA) Middle School Festival held in South Korea. Led by Lauren Borodenko and Chris McCarthy, this was QAIS’ second trip to an MS ISTA festival. ISTA has been leading drama workshops for over 40 years around […]

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Mar
12

Building Bridges Through Collaboration

When Ms. Sandy Trull (MYP Coordinator at HIS) and I decided to have a joint Personal Project Presentation between QAIS and Hanova International School (HIS), we wanted the MYP Personal Project experience to be BIGGER. Part of our plan was to encourage students to understand that the IB is a network, and may feel like a family. […]

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Nov
27

An Artist’s Duty is to Reflect The Times. | 艺术家的责任是影射时代

Nina Simone’s words posit an important statement for us to consider, that artists have a duty or responsibility to reflect the times. This statement was one of the stimulus statements that served as a starting point for the Association for Music in International School’s (AMIS) composition workshop for students in IB Music. During the weekend of November 5-7, four students […]

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Nov
13

Find Your Mountain | 寻找你的山峰

Teachers are more than just individuals who instruct others about a particular subject; they are people who change lives and inspire to do great things. Educators can ignite a fire of interest in a particular field of study, they can encourage a talent and help craft it or they can simply just be the reinforcement […]

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Nov
03

Double overnight camping trip! | 两晚的露营旅行!|2박 3일 간의 캠핑여행

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder, however, the QAIS Outdoor Adventure club decided to sneak in one last outing to the Laoshan Mountains. 白天越来越短,夜晚越来越冷。尽管这样,青岛美亚国际学校户外探险俱乐部决定最后一 次户外活动前往崂山。 낮이 점점 짧아지고 추운 밤은 깊어지고 있다. 하지만 QAIS야외 모험 클럽은 마지막으로 라오산 산행을 가게 되었다 Leaving Thursday afternoon, the 13 students and two teachers loaded up in a van and headed to Dahedong, a large dam and reservoir at […]

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May
03

Traveling with Grover

Once we started our tour around the Rome, a new unexpected member joined our ranks – a blue plush and kind monster named Grover from Sesame Street. Grover came on the trip to help Ms. Liz to send picture updates to her family in Qingdao. Being a friendly guy he soon made friends with our […]

By Alzbeta Springer | MMUN . Reflections . School Trips
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