The YIS Pulse is a student-led, student-directed newspaper that was founded in 2015 by Hnin Ei Wai Lwin and Co Co Hong. This year, our new editors-in-chief are seniors Chloe (Thu Wati Aung) and Irene (Pan Myat Phyu Sin Myo) with Chloe also functioning as our layout designer. On the […]
YIS Help Portrait, 2016 from Yangon International School on Vimeo. Thank you to all the students, teachers and staff that made this terrific service event a reality.
Every year EARCOS provides teachers around the globe with many opportunities to grow. This year, Daniel Moore, a 2nd grade teacher, took advantage of one of these opportunities and was accepted to receive a grant for Action Research. Action research is process in which teachers look reflectively at their teaching […]
An important part of the YIS mission is to develop students who are global citizens and our foreign language department is certainly an important part of that effort. This year, the Spanish 4 class has been communicating weekly with students in the United States, Paraguay and Cayman Islands via a blog. […]
The prestigious Margaret Sanders Scholarship is awarded annually by The United Way in partnership with EARCOS. Margaret Sanders carved out a remarkable career in a male-dominated field, working at Walsworth Publishing for over four decades. Since beginning her work in 1961, she brought excellence to international schools serving their publishing needs. This year, one […]
In celebration of the 100th Day of School, kindergartners from the 123 Campus collected 100 pencils, 100 erasers, 100 pens, 100 notebooks, as well as markers, whiteboard erasers, big bags of rice and big jugs of oil to the local orphanage in an effort to contribute responsibly to the community. […]
Recently the YIS Kindergarten held their annual field trip to the Yangon Zoo. Students wear field journals around their necks with different activities that support the units of inquiry they explore in the classroom. Many families participated as well.
Six of our students travelled to South Korea last week with Model United Nations advisor and social studies teacher Mr. Todd Brink. They participated in the Seoul Model United Nations conference with more than 500 students from around the world. The theme of the conference was “Embracing Diversity.” Our students […]
Technology is an integral part of our lives. It is important to us at YIS that our students are introduced and acquire innovative 21st century skills needed to succeed in higher education, the workforce, and ultimately, life. Each year, our technology courses at YIS join forces with Hour of Code […]
Secondary Principal, Jeff Johanson penned an article about an historic Senior class trip that was recently featured on the front page of The International Educator website. YIS Class of 2016–Part of History in Myanmar! “If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the […]