After studying two History units in Individuals & Societies, Grades 7 and 8 students reviewed highlights of events from the history of Exploration and Renaissance (Grade 7), and the Industrial Revolution, American Revolution and French Revolution (Grade 8). The students were divided into groups of two. Each group had to draw a timeline of events with about twenty previously chosen significant events, ranging from the beginning of Renaissance to the exploration of the Americas to the beginnings of slave labour and rise of wage labour in the Industrial Revolution and the invention of machines and technologies and the political revolutions … Continue reading Grades 7 and 8 Review Historical Timeline
Grade 6 students have just finished their chemistry unit on particle theory of matter. They were engaged in an activity to consolidate their learning for this unit. Various stations were set up where they got to observe varied behaviours of … Continue reading Grade 6 sees the particle theory in action
We spoke to Richard Strom, class of 2000, about his life path after St. John’s. (Read the full story in the spring 2018 issue of ROAR – at http://stjohns.be/downloads) What do you currently do? I’m a Strategic Sales Director. That means … Continue reading Taking curiosity to the next level
We caught up with Alejandro Vicente, class of 1991, to find out about his life path after St. John’s. Please tell us about your life after St. John’s. After St. John’s, I graduated from Universite of Louvain (LLN) where I did an exchange program at Georgetown … Continue reading The perfect mix of ingredients to bring out the best in students
This week, Ms Clarissa Farr, Senior Advisor at the global group of premium schools, Inspired (http://inspirededu.co.uk), held a talk for parents at St. John’s International School on the topic of supporting your child’s education. Here are some quotes from her talk: … Continue reading Expert tips on supporting your child’s education
For the past few weeks, each grade five class practised classic fairy tale plays with a twist. The plays were called slurping beauty, the cheetah and the sloth, and the Popsicle girl. We presented it to pre-K throughout grade 1, transformed into … Continue reading Grade 5 performs for our youngest students
This story about St. John’s alumnus Joakim Svedhem appeared recently on the Potomac State College website: “This week of the Potomac State Player Diary, we are featuring sophomore right-handed pitcher Joakim Svedhem in Part 1 of a 2-part diary on … Continue reading Alumnus enjoys college baseball in the U.S.