Students’ Blog Posts

Jun
01

Don’t forget about the animals!

My name is Kevin Pak, and I am a 7th grader at Qingdao Amerasia International School (QAIS). A few months ago we started the QAIS Ambassador program and because of my passion for taking care of animals I decided to become the animal rights ambassador at QAIS. An important point in the Mission Statements of […]

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Jun
01

QAIS Student Council 2016-2017 Retrospective

QAIS Student councils is QAIS student leadership group. The council was formed as a platform for students to share students’ ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and school heads. In order for QAIS student council to work, it is important to know what our peers need, and would love to do. For this reason,  QAIS […]

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May
15

IB DP CAS Gave me the Opportunity to Engage

Hello, My name is Zsófia Podnar. I graduated from QAIS in 2016. Even though I was not an IB DP student- I was only a certificate student, I wanted to be a part of the QAIS Inspire Project Experience. When Ms Canan and Mr Rafael spoke to us IB DP students about how we could put […]

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May
15

Using my knowledge of Design in a Real World Situation

My name is Candy Choi, and I would like to share my experience in our MYP5 design unit in which I had to collaborate with someone in order to create a product for them. In order to make this happen, I would need to find a client, for whom I would be the designer. In […]

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May
15

CAS helped me see that I was able to share

When Mr. Rafael and Ms Canan invited us to participate in a brainstorm session to figure out how we could use the skills and talents the QAIS community has and to think of a way in which we could share these with the whole city, Qingdao, my original thoughts about an event through which we could do […]

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May
15

CAS: An Opportunity to demonstrate Leadership

In 2016, when I was in grade 11 (IB DP1), I was part of the leadership team for the organisation of the QAIS Inspire Project. Looking back at it, I cannot help but think of the amazing opportunity it was for me to demonstrate my leadership skills. My original thoughts of the events were to […]

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May
03

Rome Memories

I had great trip in Rome. The MMUN conference was a new experience for me. I had the opportunity to work with people that I did not know, and to listen to different ideas. I liked this because this means I worked with different people and that I listened to different ideas. I thought giving […]

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May
03

Last Thoughts during a Morning walk

On our last day in Rome, May 2nd, prior to going to the airport, we went out for a morning walk. We had been exploring Rome for three days, and we could not get enough. We got up early and met the rest of the group at 7:00 Am. We walked the streets of Rome that we walked […]

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May
03

Capturing the moments

After the MMUN conference came to an end, I went from delegate to photographer. Through the trip in Rome, I have been taking pictures with Ms. Liz’s camera. I enjoy taking pictures of someone doing things,thinking of a way to take a picture that captures a beautiful moment. I love taking photos, but I didn’t […]

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May
03

The Traveling Experience

The Traveling Experience By: Lucy and Jacob Even though a direct flight to Rome would only take around 10 hours, ours were longer than that. We left school on April 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm to go to the airport.  We had a connection flight in GuangZhou, and we thought that over there we would […]

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