NEW Social Media Challenge: INKTOBER

This week’s SMC is Inktober revolving around the theme “KIS Spirit”. Draw anything (related to the theme, of course) in ink and post a picture of it on Instagram. Don’t forget to tag your submissions with #sckis and #kishouse (replace “house” with the actual house you’re in). If you don’t have Instagram, don’t panic! Send your…

Political Ideologies with G10

The following article was written by Thomas and Sun (G10). Hello there comrades, Thomas and Sun here with a state-sanctioned public announcement/update on the advancement of the Grade 10’s growing understanding of politics. Grade 10 is currently in the middle of their summative research project for their first unit of I&S, which is Political Ideology…

A Literary Lunch is this Wednesday!

“A Literary Lunch” will be happening this Wednesday. That means the library will be CLOSED (there’s a reason that’s in red) to all except those who want to read or discuss books. If you love the smell of old books, please stop by. If you don’t, show up anyway! I guarantee you’ll have fun. As usual, lunch…

Bake Sale on Monday

The following article was written by Prince (G9). Grade 9 is organising a bake sale which will be held on Monday, 2nd of October in the Basketball court. The money earned will be donated to a school in Sukhothai called “Ban Khlong Plai Na” on 1st of February, 2018 as part of a project called…

SC Update of the Week

Some new updates from Student Council: This week is Casual Friday. There is no set theme but make sure to wear appropriate clothing. All proceeds will go to a relief fund for Carribean islands affected by Hurricane Irma. Below is a diagram of house standings for the football tournament. Please remember to bring your house shirts…

Guest Speaker on Oct. 5

Lynn Ocharoenchai, former KIS student, will be speaking in the Library on Thursday, October 5th at 12:30. Lynn is an aspiring journalist for a positive impact on the society and environment, as well as an adventurer looking for fun and mind-blowing things. A former AFS exchange student to Italy, she is currently a 3rd-year Communication…

Football Tournament

Next week, Student Council has organised a football tournament. This is a brilliant opportunity to win house points. The tournament will take place from Monday through Friday during lunch. Here’s how it will work: There will be two matches being played simultaneously. Matches will last for twenty minutes. Each match will consist of two eight-minute…

KIS SPOTLIGHT: Mr. Ben

This time, I had the privilege to interview the wonderful Mr. Ben who managed to bring plenty of new books for the library for us to read. Since he’s new at the school, it’s always good that we understand him and his interests better. Here are his responses to the questions asked: Tell us something…

KIS SPOTLIGHT: G10 Personal Project

It’s that time of the year for the Grade 10s again, a time of suffering, overall lack of sleep, and death. That’s right; it’s time for personal projects. As a representative of those soon-to-be-suffering Grade 10s, I have made it my mission to interview my friends in the form of short 1-2 minute videos about…

KIS SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Mechum

Hello, people. Recently, I had an exchange with Dr. Mechum, and he was kind enough to answer all of the questions that I had to ask. Read on to find out more about him! First and foremost, what subjects do you teach and to whom (MYP and/or DP)? I am the Secondary Vice Principal. In that role, I teach PSHE for G6-10. However, back when I was…

KIS SPOTLIGHT: Ms. Elvy

Hello Everybody! Last week, I interviewed Ms. Elvy, the new Business teacher for DP. I asked her a few questions that’d help us know more about her in general. Here’s how the interview went: Tell us something about yourself. My name is Elvy Verton and I am from the Netherlands. I have taught in Singapore…

Staircase Naming SMC House Points

For last week’s SMC, your task was to share a wonderfully crafted name for the giant staircase in the atrium. The submissions did not disappoint (kudos to all those who came up with puns). Although Student Council is not responsible for choosing the name (that will be decided by the board), we will be awarding…