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Feb 23, 2024

Step into the captivating narrative of Sean Wu, a dynamic Grade 10 student at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS), whose path from self-doubt to committed leadership is a tapestry woven with vibrant hues of resilience and growth.  As Sean ventured into the bustling corridors of WISS, he carried with him a quiet demeanor that spoke volumes of untapped potential. Initially hesitant to step into the spotlight, his journey was a gradual unfurling, with each day presenting new opportunities for self-discovery amidst the rich tapestry of the school's diverse community.

Step into the captivating narrative of Sean Wu, a dynamic Grade 10 student at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS), whose path from self-doubt to committed leadership is a tapestry woven with vibrant hues of resilience and growth.


As Sean ventured into the bustling corridors of WISS, he carried with him a quiet demeanor that spoke volumes of untapped potential. Initially hesitant to step into the spotlight, his journey was a gradual unfurling, with each day presenting new opportunities for self-discovery amidst the rich tapestry of the school's diverse community.

Feb 7, 2024

This week, we are proud to present Jennie, a Grade 6 student at the Western International School of Shanghai, in our ongoing series "Greatness Starts With Attitude." For Jennie, greatness is synonymous with authenticity and generosity. She takes great pride in her artistic abilities and generously shares her creations with the world, inviting individuals to explore unique perspectives and embark on visual journeys through her imaginative artwork. By breaking free from limitations and embracing her creativity, Jennie embodies the essence of true greatness—a fusion of talent, compassion, and unwavering determination. Her paintings capture both vibrant beauty and intricate details, showcasing the depth of her artistic vision. Jennie's positive outlook and genuine passion for self-expression radiate through every brushstroke, illuminating her unwavering belief in art's ability to inspire and uplift others. Her creative pursuits serve as a beacon of inspiration in the artistic community, solidifying her status as a role model. Through her art, philanthropy, and dedication, Jennie exemplifies that true greatness transcends mere talent, emphasizing the significance of attitude and values in nurturing one's creative spirit.

This week, we are proud to present Jennie, a Grade 6 student at the Western International School of Shanghai, in our ongoing series "Greatness Starts With Attitude." For Jennie, greatness is synonymous with authenticity and generosity. She takes great pride in her artistic abilities and generously shares her creations with the world, inviting individuals to explore unique perspectives and embark on visual journeys through her imaginative artwork. By breaking free from limitations and embracing her creativity, Jennie embodies the essence of true greatness—a fusion of talent, compassion, and unwavering determination. Her paintings capture both vibrant beauty and intricate details, showcasing the depth of her artistic vision. Jennie's positive outlook and genuine passion for self-expression radiate through every brushstroke, illuminating her unwavering belief in art's ability to inspire and uplift others. Her creative pursuits serve as a beacon of inspiration in the artistic community, solidifying her status as a role model. Through her art, philanthropy, and dedication, Jennie exemplifies that true greatness transcends mere talent, emphasizing the significance of attitude and values in nurturing one's creative spirit. 

Feb 7, 2024

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) was a tapestry of colors, sounds, and cultural richness as it hosted a vibrant celebration in honor of the Chinese New Year. The event was a testament to the school's commitment to embracing diversity and fostering cultural understanding among its community members.  The festivities kicked off with an enchanting showcase that transported attendees into the heart of Chinese tradition. The rhythmic beats of the Chinese drums reverberated through the air, setting the stage for a series of captivating performances that showcased the beauty and artistry of Chinese culture.  The talented Xujing Public Relations team took center stage, enthralling the audience with their melodious Shanghai Dialect singing, a cultural gem that resonated with both locals and expatriates alike. Their performance was a fusion of tradition and modernity, reflecting the vibrant spirit of Shanghai.

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) was a tapestry of colors, sounds, and cultural richness as it hosted a vibrant celebration in honor of the Chinese New Year. The event was a testament to the school's commitment to embracing diversity and fostering cultural understanding among its community members.


The festivities kicked off with an enchanting showcase that transported attendees into the heart of Chinese tradition. The rhythmic beats of the Chinese drums reverberated through the air, setting the stage for a series of captivating performances that showcased the beauty and artistry of Chinese culture.


The talented Xujing Public Relations team took center stage, enthralling the audience with their melodious Shanghai Dialect singing, a cultural gem that resonated with both locals and expatriates alike. Their performance was a fusion of tradition and modernity, reflecting the vibrant spirit of Shanghai.

Jan 26, 2024

Embark on a remarkable journey of greatness alongside Sayuri, an extraordinary beacon of light at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS). Sayuri's story encapsulates determination, resilience, and an indomitable spirit that knows no boundaries. Through her transformative experience at WISS, she imparts a profound lesson – true greatness thrives beyond circumstances and abilities, flourishing through unwavering tenacity, self-belief, and the nurturing support of a compassionate community. Sayuri's narrative transcends triumph over adversity; it is a testament to the unyielding human spirit and the power of perseverance. Her journey inspires us to reject mediocrity and embrace our latent potential, reaching for the stars and embracing transformation within ourselves.

Embark on a remarkable journey of greatness alongside Sayuri, an extraordinary beacon of light at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS). Sayuri's story encapsulates determination, resilience, and an indomitable spirit that knows no boundaries. Through her transformative experience at WISS, she imparts a profound lesson – true greatness thrives beyond circumstances and abilities, flourishing through unwavering tenacity, self-belief, and the nurturing support of a compassionate community. Sayuri's narrative transcends triumph over adversity; it is a testament to the unyielding human spirit and the power of perseverance. Her journey inspires us to reject mediocrity and embrace our latent potential, reaching for the stars and embracing transformation within ourselves.


Sayuri's path to success began in 2019 when her family relocated to China, a bewildering new landscape. The challenge of unfamiliar languages and customs loomed large, but Sayuri stood resolute in her determination to seize every opportunity that came her way. As she navigated the uncharted waters of a new language and culture, the WISS community welcomed Sayuri and her family with open arms, extending personalized guidance and unwavering support and creating an environment uniquely conducive to growth and learning.

Jan 19, 2024

The holiday season is a time for students to relax and take a break from school, but it's also an opportunity to continue developing their literacy skills through reading. Reading not only improves language proficiency but also fosters imagination, critical thinking, and broadens horizons. Join the Western International School of Shanghai as we explore the importance of students continued engagement with reading and literacy during the holidays, as well as provide some exciting book recommendations to keep them engaged.

In this continued series of "Greatness Starts With Attitude" articles, we delve into the inspiring life of Bibiana Lee, a multifaceted musician and Grade 12 student at the Western International School of Shanghai. From her humble beginnings to her boundless aspirations for the future, Bibiana shares her experiences, routines, and dreams within the realm of music. We also explore how the notion of "Greatness Starts With Attitude" is nurtured at WISS, where Bibiana's musical journey took flight. 

 

Originally from South Korea, Bibiana embarked on her musical journey nine years ago when she and her family moved to Shanghai, China. Supported wholeheartedly by her parents and younger sister, music became a sanctuary for Bibiana. From a young age, she displayed an innate talent and passion for music, which was further cultivated through piano lessons. During her time at WISS, Bibiana discovered the power of attitude in pursuing greatness. The school's nurturing environment and emphasis on personal growth provided the perfect foundation for Bibiana to cultivate her passion for music and develop a positive mindset toward her goals. 

Dec 15, 2023

The holiday season is a time for students to relax and take a break from school, but it's also an opportunity to continue developing their literacy skills through reading. Reading not only improves language proficiency but also fosters imagination, critical thinking, and broadens horizons. Join the Western International School of Shanghai as we explore the importance of students continued engagement with reading and literacy during the holidays, as well as provide some exciting book recommendations to keep them engaged.

The Western International School recently hosted its annual Parent Christmas Luncheon, a delightful event that brought together parents from across our community to celebrate the spirit of the holiday season. 

 

The luncheon at Kathleen’s Waitan on The Bund, was not only a festive celebration, but also an opportunity for parents to showcase their fashionable attire, adding to the already enchanting ambiance of twinkling lights, shimmering ornaments, and elegant table settings. The careful attention to detail in the decorations created a magical atmosphere, setting the stage for a truly memorable experience. 

Dec 15, 2023

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS Tigers) recently sparred with the Shanghai French School (LFS Coqs) in an exhilarating high school boys' basketball game. The Tigers emerged triumphant with a final score of 52 to 34, demonstrating their unwavering determination and skill on the court.  From the opening tip-off, it was evident that the LFS Coqs were a formidable opponent. Their tenacity and competitive spirit challenged the Tigers at every turn, forcing them to bring their A-game. The Coqs showcased exceptional ball-handling skills, precision shooting, and effective defensive strategies to keep the Tigers on their toes. They displayed great teamwork and coordination, executing plays with precision and determination.

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS Tigers) recently sparred with the Shanghai French School (LFS Coqs) in an exhilarating high school boys' basketball game. The Tigers emerged triumphant with a final score of 52 to 34, demonstrating their unwavering determination and skill on the court.


From the opening tip-off, it was evident that the LFS Coqs were a formidable opponent. Their tenacity and competitive spirit challenged the Tigers at every turn, forcing them to bring their A-game. The Coqs showcased exceptional ball-handling skills, precision shooting, and effective defensive strategies to keep the Tigers on their toes. They displayed great teamwork and coordination, executing plays with precision and determination.

Dec 15, 2023

Mathematics is not only a subject that challenges and fascinates students but also one that can define their academic journey. At the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS), we are committed to nurturing the mathematical potential of every child, empowering them to achieve excellence in this critical field. Our dedicated and experienced teachers have developed a comprehensive pathway that highlights the strategies and resources available at WISS to foster mathematical excellence and cultivate a true love for mathematics. Join us as we delve into the remarkable support system spanning from the Early Years through Primary, Secondary, and beyond. Through engagement, we aim to provide an immersive understanding of how our programmes and methodologies align with our mission to nurture mathematical excellence in every student.

The Western International School of Shanghai recently showcased a remarkable musical production brought to life by the enthusiastic Grade 3 and 4 students. This captivating performance, "Star Warts: The Umpire Strikes Back," transported the audience to a comedic space adventure filled with entertainment and laughter. Let's take a closer look at how this spectacular musical came together and celebrate the accomplishments of the talented young performers. 

 

The show idea for "Star Warts: The Umpire Strikes Back" was carefully chosen by Mr. Duffy, the production director. With a fondness for the Star Wars theme, he believed it would be amusing and offer a valuable challenge for the students to tackle in their roles. 

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