In the first two weeks of school, THIS students participated in classes and discussions enthusiastically, and teachers carefully prepared and instructed classes. The school environment is safe and organized, and the campus is back to its former liveliness.
On September 11th, all the students, families, and staff of Tsinghua International School and Daoxiang Lake campus celebrated the opening ceremony of the 2020-2021 school year with excitement.
The opening ceremony of THIS primary division officially kicked off at 9:00 a.m. Admission Director Ms. Yi Lan hosted two ceremonies respectively and warmly welcomed all students and parents.
As the youngest speaker at the opening ceremony, Lucy Du, the student representative from G5 said THIS is a magical place in her heart. She demonstrated her understanding of the Tsinghua Spirit: Being helpful, being a positive influence on others.
Jessica Zhang, the student representative from G12, delivered a sincere and confident speech. She shared her experiences in the MEAT Club, sports meetings, and English Debate Club, and emphasized the beauty of THIS in the process of telling these stories.
国际部学术校长Maxine Klimasara女士发言。在小学部及中学部开学典礼上，她都赞扬了师生们高效、高质量的适应在线教学模式的能力。并向大家隆重介绍了新任学术校长Reid Prichett博士。
Academic Principal Ms. Maxine Klimasara delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of both primary and secondary divisions. She praised teachers and students for their efficiency and ability to adapt to the online teaching/learning method. She then introduced the new Academic Principal of THIS, Dr. Reid Prichett.
小学部的开学典礼上，新任学术校长Dr. Reid Prichett通过自己童年的求学经历为例，讲述了当我们表达出对周围人的善意时，才真正地体现了尊重文化多样性的价值观和清华精神。中学部的开学典礼上，他表示为了成为一名优秀的学习者，学生们要用目标性的方式去塑造大脑，进而实践国际部的核心价值观之一——积极参与、帮助他人。今后，他希望与大家一同合作，共助孩子们的成长。
At the primary school opening ceremony, Dr. Reid Prichett, the new Academic Principal, through his own childhood experiences, showed students when they express their goodwill to the people around them, they are truly embodying the values of respecting cultural diversity and the Tsinghua Spirit. At the secondary school opening ceremony, he said in order to become excellent learners, students should shape a focused mindset, establishing good relationships with their teachers, and practicing one of the core values of THIS: ENGAGEMENT. In the future, he hopes to work with everyone to help the students to grow.
THIS teachers presented a series of fabulous department videos to introduce themselves with their talents and skills. The videos concluded a successful ceremony with joy and laughter.
家长会 Parents Meetings
To help new parents better adapt to life at THIS, Principal Li held parents orientations for the primary and secondary division respectively in the library.
We’re finally together
face to face
without having to talk through a screen
on the growth of THIS students
THIS plays a crucial role
in promoting the growth
and training of interdisciplinary personnel
Let’s work hard together