It's hard to believe it is May already and the end of the school year will be here soon.
The final ES Parent Coffee of the school year will be held at 8:15 AM on Thursday, May 25th in the ES Library.
Signing up for an overseas posting is an exciting adventure, and it also means frequent hellos and good-byes.
Due to student led conferences and the May 1 holiday, we did not have CCA on some days. Please note these final CCA dates in May.
Twice a year, teachers administer the Writing Progression Assessment for students from K-8 both in the Fall and Spring. The spring assessment is
In the coming weeks, ES students will take a Mandarin year-end proficiency assessment.
Mr. Fraseur and Ms. Mueller will be holding year-end music assemblies for the following grade levels on these dates:
Please note the following important dates from the ES Library:
The Applied Design class is having a show of their major projects from Semester 2. The course focuses on connecting art and design with real-world applications.
While most international high school track teams hung up their track spikes in mid-April, Concordia had 4 athletes continue their training...
Next year's volleyball clinic will be held at Concordia and SAS Pudong on August 9th, 10th, 12th and 13th. August 11th will be a rest day for everyone. The Gold Medal Squared website is ready for registration to begin. Please sign up as soon as possible to take advantage of this great opportunity.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) group would like to invite all students who participated in a HS sport this year to their spring social held on Saturday, May 27th from 1:00-3:00pm at Concordia. They have booked the field for a fun game of ultimate and the Founder's Garden will be set up for outdoor volleyball and other lawn games. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Bishop or Mr. McNair.
Sewing will be offered for Explorations again this year, and they could use your help. They are looking for the following items:
· Fabric that can be used to cut squares for patchwork quilts
· Rolls of fabric that can be used for the backing of quilts
· Rolls of batting that can be used for the filling of quilts
· Bags of loose batting that can be used to stuff pin cushions and pillows
· Thread for sewing machines
· Yarn or embroidery floss for tying the quilts
On the weekend of May 21st and 22nd, Concordia's MATE Underwater ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) Team traveled to Hong Kong for the SE Asia Regional Competition. The competition is extremely challenging with the team constructing their underwater robot from their own designs and technology. Concordia's robot this year had three onboard computers, six thrusters, four high-definition streaming cameras, and various manipulators and sensors. The team made engineering and marketing presentation to the judges as well as performing tasks underwater. The robot performed well and the team came in second place for China. Team members include Andrew Chen, Samuel Chen, Joshua Cheng, Danny Kong, Yiluo Li, and Ryuichi Yanagi.
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Congratulations to Alice Choi, Vivian Wong and Chloe Lim who have been selected for the Hong Kong University Academy for the Talented International Symposium on STEM education in July. The symposium will bring together 100 students from across the globe with the aim of enhancing students' interests in technology learning, creativity, innovation, and their ability to integrate cross-disciplinary knowledge and apply their skills.