Autumn is here, and with it comes a harvest! This Saturday, November 23rd, from 11am-4pm, the PTO is hosting AISB’s annual “Harvest Festival”– a celebration of international food and culture. To find out what to expect, we asked PTO President Kimberly Wright some questions. Here’s what she had to say: Q: First, the question everyone
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For the past few weeks, The Bite has been reporting on Movember, with articles explaining the month-long initiative and reporting on men’s suicide rates. With a little more than one week to go (then teachers will finally shave off those 70’s-looking ‘staches), we’re looking at a health issue that affects our male students: testicular cancer. According
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On November 21st and 22nd, a group of high schoolers will perform AISB’s first student-written theater production, Brainstorm. Here’s all you need to know about the play, from its backstory to what to expect. What is the play about? Brainstorm explores teenage emotions, actions, and brain development. It includes the struggles adolescents experience as they
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Led by Mr. Lawson and Mr. Lacher, students in Grade 5 are learning about the different kinds of musical note values and the duration of each note. The teachers are taking this opportunity to authentically inquire into the mathematical concept of fractions, as applied in music. As students were introduced to musical note values, they
If real learning changes the architecture of our brains, then, educators should be fascinated to discover how the brain works. In the early 1990s new imaging techniques allowed researchers to see the brain working with more clarity. It was amazing to see different areas of the brain light up when thinking happens. When these results
In Secondary we have two weeks (September & May) that we have purposely designed to use Romania as a platform for learning to build community and provide lifelong memories. Successful communities must be nurtured intentionally, and thus need purposeful opportunities to meet new people, foster relationships, and build perspectives. At AISB we do this in