KPIS Graduation Ceremony: Class of 2018

KPIS Graduation Ceremony: Class of 2018

Events
The KPIS International School graduation ceremony was held this year on May 18, 2018 at the KPIS auditorium. It was record-setting! The event had not only the largest number of graduates ever, but it also had the highest attendance ever! Parents, family, teachers, students, and alumni all turned out to support the KPIS class of 2018. Thank you to all of you who those who attended! A special thank you to the people that helped make this year's graduation ceremony a tremendous success.
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KPIS TED Ed Club Presentation

KPIS TED Ed Club Presentation

Events
KPIS TED Ed Club would like to invite you to their first TED Ed Club presentation on Tuesday, May 22, 1:00 PM onward. As a TED Ed club in Middle School and High School, they have recently completed the first cycle of exploring ideas that they are passionate about. The students have journeyed through various phases of identifying and shaping ideas which are worth sharing with the world. Through guided brainstorms and active peer feedback exercises the KPIS TED Ed Club members have crafted their very own TED-style talks. Please join us in celebrating and amplifying student voices as they share their unique ideas that they have discovered and explored during their club cycle in a TED-style talks. Please kindly note the event will start at 1:00 PM at the KPIS auditorium.  
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Unlimited Ideas Shared

Unlimited Ideas Shared

Activities
KPIS TED Ed club members will be participating in a TEDxYouth Event on May 18, 2018 at Pan Asia International School. The purpose of this event is to share and express ideas with the audience.  The event carries the theme of “Unlimited Ideas Shared” and three of our TED Ed club members- Annie ( grade 11), Cindy ( grade 9) and Melody (grade 10) have been selected to express their ideas on this theme. KPIS would like to wish their students all the best for their presentations tomorrow.
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KPIS Tusker Award Nominees of 2017-2018

KPIS Tusker Award Nominees of 2017-2018

Events
The KPIS International School Tusker Award Nominees of 2017-2018 are out. Please do watch the videos to know who the nominees are.   2017-2018 KPIS International School Tusker Award Nominees: Art Best Individual Sports Person Best Team Award Critical Thinker Music Effective Communicator Global Citizen Lifelong Learner   [embed]https://youtu.be/VBoz5tpUiOg[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/VOFLajlMYRE[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/dwcodeTPK6E[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/oM88vXSJ6Ew[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/Hnk5k_EaG-s[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/Pqmvqvu-DhM[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/ahTT63zgMPI[/embed] [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Q9kwxGh_1s[/embed]
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KPIS Prom Raffle 2018

KPIS Prom Raffle 2018

Activities
The 2018 Prom Committee is pleased to announce our hosting of “KPIS Prom Raffle 2018”.  The prizes are as follows: 1st: Apple iPad 2018 (Gen 6)  2nd: Flyster X8-W Skyhunter Drone, 3rd: JBL Flip 3 Speaker.  To enter the KPIS Prom Raffle 2018 for a chance to win the prizes, please fill in and submit the response form which has been sent to every student at the back of this page with the money to the homeroom teacher. Each ticket costs 50 Baht. In addition, we accept bank transfers.  Please contact an 11th grader directly or via LINE ID @jhv8700j for more information. ด้วยคณะกรรมการผู้จัดงานพรอม ประสงค์ที่จะเรียนให้ท่านทราบถึง “KPIS Prom Raffle 2018” หรืองานลอตเตอรี่ที่ทางคณะกรรมการได้จัดขึ้น รางวัลมีดังต่อไปนี้ รางวัลที่ 1: Apple iPad 2018 (Gen 6)  รางวัลที่ 2 : Flyster X8-W Skyhunter Drone รางวัลที่ 3 : JBL Flip…
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KPIS Senior Foot Presentation

KPIS Senior Foot Presentation

Activities
The KPIS Class of 2018 is graduating soon and had their Senior Foot Presentation on May 7, 2018 at the KPIS Auditorium from 9.30 am to 11.05 am.  The graduating class of KPIS International School, Bangkok had to reflect on how they have become the person they are today. The big question that they had to ask themselves was, "What did you learn from the past four years of your life, inside and outside of KPIS International School?"  They were asked not to think of it academically, yet don’t disregard school-subject learning; consider people that they had learnt learnt from throughout this journey; regard new ideas/ approaches/concepts/ visions/ skills they have now (as opposed to past years); The Students prepared five to ten minute audio video presentations of what they had…
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Thai New Year celebration at KPIS

Thai New Year celebration at KPIS

Activities
The KPIS Songkran(Thai New Year) celebration was held on Thursday, April 12, 2018.  This celebration was organized by the Thai department of KPIS International School. The Songkran activities started early morning with the entire KPIS Community being involved in Merit Making which was followed by the pouring water ceremony. The celebration then continued with activities organized by high school students On the Breezeway, there were various stations where students taught others to make Look Choup, Khanom Bualoi(Thai dessert) and Khanom Khrok(Thai dish).  All enjoyed eating the food that they had learned to prepare. There were many Thai Music and dance performances by the High School students. On the Soccer field, there were stations with  water activities such as Steering water balloon, Water-full balloon, Building sand Pagoda and Back pass water bucket Students had a lot of fun visiting…
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KPIS Stem Fair 2018

KPIS Stem Fair 2018

Activities
KPIS International School held the 5th Annual KPIS STEM Fair on April 11, 2018. The STEM fair took place in the afternoon during the 4th block. Elementary School dazzled us with displays in and around the Breezeway with their great projects:  Grade 1 students in Mr. John’s and Mr. Colin’s classes investigated forces, motion, and gravity with their every-famous marble tracks! Mr. Richard’s grade 2 students showed off their conservation-conscious drip irrigation system, an essential component of the city of tomorrow! Mr. Osman’s grade 2 students had DRAGON RACERS that demonstrated how frictional forces from different surfaces affect motion. Mr. Jeff’s and Mr. Adam’s grade 3 students helped robots take over the world, or at least the world of catch! Their students built automated ball-launching and ball-catching devices. Mr. Duncan’s…
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KPIS Kindergarten Field Trip

KPIS Kindergarten Field Trip

Activities, Uncategorized
   The KPIS Kindergarten went on a field trip to Children’s Discovery Museum, Chatuchak on April 10, 2018. This field trip provided the opportunity for the students to explore new experiences, to share social experience and to increase interest and engagement in a setting outside our school environment. The Children’s Discovery Museum popular attractions for the students were excavating dinosaur bones and partaking in other dinosaur-related activities, running around in the outdoor water play park, engaging in role-playing with costumes, building with thousands of Lego pieces, and trying lots of hands-on science experiments. The students enjoyed the day and had several moments of learning. Ritika Mirchandani
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KPIS Music Challenge 2018

KPIS Music Challenge 2018

Activities
On March 23, 2018, KPIS hosted the tenth anniversary special: KPIS Music Challenge 2018 where 27 international and bilingual schools participated. This competition aims to promote singing, band & dancing contests in Thailand by developing and encouraging young people to show and develop their musical talents.   There were three categories, which included band, singing, and dance. The schools that participated were: Amnuay Silpa School (Singing Category) Assumption College Thonburi (Band Category) Bangkok Patana School (Singing Category) Bhartiyam Vidya Niketan, India (Singing, Dance Categories) British Columbia International School of Bangkok (Band, Singing Categories) California Prep International School (Band, Singing Categories)   Garden International School, Bangkok (Band, Singing Categories) Headstart International School, Phuket (Singing Category) Heathfield International School (Band, Dance Categories)   KIS International School (Band, Singing and Dance Categories)  …
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KPIS Summer School Program 2018

KPIS Summer School Program 2018

Summer School
KPIS Summer Fun and Growth Camp takes place at the school campus. Our Summer Camp focuses on developing learners’ English language capabilities with an emphasis on phonics, reading, math and Thai. The learners will work together to tackle challenging tasks in a creative and stimulating environment based on a theme. We aim to foster and build a vital life skill such as teamwork and collaboration. They will set goals and challenge themselves while improving their individual skills and abilities. Learners will lead an active lifestyle, work in teams, extending personal limits as well taking part physical activities which are vital for a successful and balanced life. Location:     KPIS International School Date:        June 13, 2018 - July 17, 2018 Timings:      9.00 a.m. -2.30 p.m. Contact:      Ms. Aey at 02-9437790 ext 0 or email…
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KPIS Kindergarten House Day

KPIS Kindergarten House Day

Activities
The KPIS Kindergarten House Day was held on March 16, 2018. All students and teachers were ready in the KG playground at 08:15 am. After the morning song all of them walked to the field. The sports field was split into 4 activity stations. Each station had a teacher present to instruct the students on what to do and collected scores. Team teachers and parents were invited to join in all the games. All students had to rotate around stations clockwise with their class after each activity was complete. Each activity took approximately fifteen minutes. The four activity stations were: Station A: Ball Toss Here students had to run to the line, stand in the hoop and toss the ball into the basket. Each team had 30 balls. The team…
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Shark Guardian at KPIS

Shark Guardian at KPIS

Activities
Shark Guardian visited KPIS International School on Friday, 30th March, 2018. They spent a day at KPIS and presented educational presentations about sharks. This event was their third visit to KPIS and all were excited to have them back. Part of the event was also to raise funds and donations to support Shark Guardian conservation campaigns and activities worldwide. KPIS organized a lot of fundraiser activities to support the Shark Guardian and for all the students to participate. This event was an enjoyable learning experience. KPIS donated 43,450 Baht to Shark Guardian. A big thanks to all parents, students and staff who contributed to this fundraising event. Visit KPIS Facebook Page to view more photos on Shark Guardian from this  link.  
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KPIS Music Challenge 2018 Results

KPIS Music Challenge 2018 Results

Activities
Dear All, KPIS International School would like to thank  all schools for their support and participation at the KPIS Music Challenge 2018- 10th Anniversary Special. It was great turnout and a day filled with enjoyment and positivism. Here is a link to the results of the top 10 teams in the band and singing categories and the top 5 teams in the dance category. Please do email me at ritika.mir@kpis.ac.th if you are interested to know your individual team score. The winners of the KPIS Music Challenge 2018 were: Band Category: Satit Prasarnmit International Programme Fortissimo - Sky Fall -   455 pts Sarasas Ektra School Fortissimo Fortissimo – Confetti – 454 pts British Columbia International School of Bangkok Gonnnn - Rolling in the deep – 438 pts Singing Category:…
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A Day without Walls

A Day without Walls

Activities
A Day without Walls Through "A Day without Wall" activity on January 16, 2018 secondary students became engaged in experiential learning by participating in discussions and investigations on global and social issues. The entire activity through the day was led by students. The aim of this event was to inspire, connect and empower students to take appropriate and effective service actions to benefit communities and environment. The event was a full day activity led by community service team. The day featured adult and student keynote speakers, presentations by students on social issues, and discussions that aimed to spark empathy and understanding on important issues. The How- To- Sessions were workshops conducted from 9:45 am to 11:05 am by students from high school and middle school in allotted classrooms on 4th floor…
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G5 Valentine’s Box Contest

G5 Valentine’s Box Contest

Activities
For Valentine's day, students in 5/2 created a valentines box to compete for a class competition. Students were creative with their boxes and presented them to the class. The class competed for the following awards: Overall Best Valentine's Box, Coolest Valentine's Box, and Most Creative Valentine's Box. Ms. Marjorie
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G5 Science Project

G5 Science Project

Activities
As part of our body systems science unit, students in 5/2 created models of a sensory organ after learning how each one works. Students were very creative with the materials they used to be able to represent each part of the sensory organ. They labeled the parts of the sensory organ and presented how each one works to the class. Ms. Marjorie
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G5 Presents the Age of Exploration

G5 Presents the Age of Exploration

Activities
"Fifth graders worked diligently throughout the months of September and October learning and researching a vital explorer from the Age of Exploration era. They learned about the courageous men who went into the unknown to learn more about our world and changed the knowledge of mankind. After reading and researching, students worked in groups to promote teamwork and commitment to their individual reports on a famous explorer. They wrote their own scripts, presented a skit, designed props, and created informative poster boards/visuals to educate grades three and four about their explorer. This explorers unit encompassed common core standards in informational reading, social studies, writing, and our school's ESLR'S values. Students presented well-written scripts filled with creativity and effort."  Ms. Marjorie
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Poverty Simulation and Collaboration

Poverty Simulation and Collaboration

Activities
On 28th of February, Grade 11 students and KPIS Amnesty Club members from Grade 9 had a wonderful opportunity to participate in a poverty simulation and collaboration activity with high school students from St. Andrews International School at their Sukhumvit 107 campus. The goal of this activity was to raise awareness on issues like poverty and refugee crisis as a global phenomenon. In addition, the goal was also to encourage students to be involved in problem solving and critical thinking activities. The event started with an ice-breaker activity to warm up the students for conversation and team building. After the ice-breaker activity, students were split into “family groups” to role-play the lives of low-income families who were trying to maintain their self-sufficiency by earning their livelihood in a sweatshop. For…
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KIC Univ-Assist visits KPIS International School

KIC Univ-Assist visits KPIS International School

Activities
It was the second time in 6 months that the KIC Univ-Assist Tour has visited KPIS and once again has resulted in an overwhelming success. It must be understood though that the positive outcome was produced due to the efforts of all share-holders in the program: The KIC Director, Khun Rohit, the university representatives from 7 American universities: Bellevue College, New York Film Academy, The U. of Alabama, University of Hawai’I – Manoa, U. of Houston, The U. of Kansas, and U. of Oklahoma and, without a doubt, the KPIS HS students. Truly, initial reports from all of these groups as well as those teachers and administrators who had a chance to view the program have all provided high praise for the program. The format of the program with a…
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Grade 2/1: Investigation Project (Animals)

Grade 2/1: Investigation Project (Animals)

Activities
Grade 2 students were given an independent investigation project over the Christmas holidays in which they had to research an animal of their choice. Subsequent to selecting an animal, students were required to come up with three questions about their animal. There was an additional bonus question from the teacher and each pupil was tasked with illustrating their animal in its environment and completing an arts and crafts collage. Furthermore, students got to dress up as their animal when presenting fun facts they researched in books and online. Ultimately, students learned important skills in being independent learners and how to talk and present in front of others. Mr. Osman Bekir
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KPIS Parenting 101: Philosophy for Children

KPIS Parenting 101: Philosophy for Children

Parenting 101
On Monday, 21st of January  parents from KPIS Kindergarten and Elementary departments were invited to join a parenting 101 workshop led by Duncan McNamara, one of our Grade 4 teachers. The focus of the workshop was on the value of teaching children thinking skills that foster inquiry, through story. The underlying message was that through sharing stories with children: a love of literature can be nurtured a context for critical thinking and discussion on issues of importance can be fostered a community of shared inquiry can be formed a stimulus for imagination, verbal and visual creativity can be provided a rich opportunity to practice active listening and speaking skills is presented The feedback from the workshop was positive and as a school we look forward to continuing to provide parents…
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Student Achievements: G7 Natachanok Tunwannarux

Student Achievements: G7 Natachanok Tunwannarux

Activities
KPIS would like to congratulate Grade 7 student Natachanok Tunwannarux on her success in golf. Here is a brief three month update on her achievements: Natachanok was the winner for Class C Girl (Age11-12years) and 2 best daily score awards in Singha Thailand Junior World Golf Championship 2017 at the Royal Hua-Hin Golf Course, Prachuabkhirikhun, in November 2-5, 2017. This Tournament had junior golfers from around the world to compete at the first golf course of Thailand. Natachanok then went on to be a champion for Overall Low gross of International Golf Junior and Best daily score medal award in “The APJGA Thailand Master Final 2017” at Narai Hills Golf Resort and Country Club, Lopburi, November 17-19, 2017. She also received a 1 year scholarship at Hills College and Golf Academy, Australia. Furthermore, Natachanok was the First…
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