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BREAKING NEWS: Curfew finally stopped across Thailand

General Prayuth Chanocha announced that the curfew would end on13th of June but political protests of the coup is still banned. The curfew, which happened since last month till the 13th has stopped because the situation in the country is calming and everyday life is going on as normal for tourists as well as local […]

Year 7 Students on the News!

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In this term’s IMYC topic, Collaboration, Year 7 students have been responsible for creating their own news-worthy podcasts, videos and blog stories.

They are learning about what makes an event a “news item”; how to organise and write bulletins and then record their scripts.

Ms Jenny and I got our inspiration from the BBC School Report and decided it would work well at St. Stephen’s. For an more information about the BBC School Report, watch this video.

Stay tuned for updates on this exciting project! Year 7 students will upload their podcasts, videos and news stories soon!

SIS Rock TISAC Battle of the Bands @ KIS

Yesterday, Ms Ruth and I had the pleasure of supporting four bands at the annual TISAC Battle of the Bands at KIS. The Old Days collected third prize for Secondary Band, rocking their way to victory with covers from Paramore and Muse. The judges liked their song choices and variety – from pitchy pop-punk ‘Play […]

10 Reasons Why YOU Should Read MORE!

Read More BooksAs you all know, I am an English teacher and I love reading. Books have always been a great way to escape from school, work and other things that drive me crazy. I love that every book is different, and I’m never really sure what will happen. Many times I have read a book more than once, simply because I had forgotten that I already read it! keep-calm-and-read-more-books-1 The other day, while browsing the internet, I found this great blog that reminds us to keep reading. I want to share it with all the students, staff and parents at SIS.

10 Reasons Why Reading is Important by ‘Every Day is an Adventure’

Did you know that reading makes you smarter?  Students who read for pleasure often do better in maths and other subjects, because their brains are more adept at problem solving. Plus, their word base or vocabulary is much more advanced than non-readers’.

NEW! SIS Student Art Site!

Ms Sueann is proud to announce the launch of the Art Department’s blog!

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You can follow it, just like SIS Student News and stay up to date on what students in each year group are doing!

For all you aspiring artists, there is a poster competition for an upcoming exhibition. Follow the link to find out how you can enter!

Final Basketball Games

The Finals for our Basketball Teams are here! Show your support by cheering for your friends!

Schedule:

Monday 25th – U15 Boys and Girls Basketball

Wednesday 27th – U13 Boys and Girls Basketball

Thursday 28th – Senior Boys Basketball

**** Mr Paul would also like to point out that U15 FOBISSEA is Wednesday 27th November to Sunday 1st December & TISAC Athletics is Monday 2nd December.

SIS Student News would like to wish all the competitors good luck!

SIS in the Bangkok Post

Recently, the school donated a huge cheque to WWF from our International Day proceeds last June. Check out the article here: WWF Donation