News and Blog

  1. Why Your Kindergarten Choice Could Matter More than You Think

    If you are considering dual-language education for your child, know that students who begin in kindergarten have a strong advantage in their ability to become bilingual quickly. At YCIS, our globally focused, dual-language (Mandarin and English) program appropriately challenges children who have heard Mandarin spoken at home, as well as those who have had no exposure to the language.

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    5 Advantages an International School Will Give Your Child

    Have you thought about how an international school could offer these wonderful things to your child? Aside from the obvious benefit of a multicultural experience, there are several unique advantages of choosing an international school that parents often don’t discover until they see the results for themselves.

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    Native American Cultural Presentation Launches Month of Gratitude

    Thank you, Kevin Locke, for sharing your culture with us!  Elementary students were treated to an interactive performance of Native American stories, songs and an amazing Hoop of Life dance.

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    Middle Schoolers Experience School Life in Tongxiang, China

    YCIS Silicon Valley middle schoolers were thrilled to experience dorm life, make new friends, attend class and enjoy sightseeing during their two-week visit to sister-school Yew Wah International Education School in Tongxiang.

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    Happy Founder’s Day!

    Connected via live video links, Yew Chung and Yew Wah international schools worldwide commemorated Founder’s Day as one big family! Students also enjoyed sports, games and birthday-themed activities to celebrate.

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    Food Science with Chef Kenji

    Thank you to award-winning author, chef and scientist, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, for lending his culinary expertise to YCIS middle schoolers studying the science of baking.

More News & Events

  1. Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

    Games, treats and fellowship were enjoyed by all who attended the annual YCIS Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on September 22. Over 500 YCIS families, staff, alumni and friends gathered together to celebrate this 3,000 year old festival.

  2. Reading with Children’s Author Christina Matula

    Children’s picture book author, Christina Matula, visited elementary classrooms to share her story The Shadow in the Moon. She also talked about the writing process and answered many questions from her audience of budding writers!

  3. Check out the YCIS Christmas Tree!

    Did you see YCIS’s tree at the Mountain View Christmas Tree Walk? The tree featured animals around the world with hand-painted ornaments created by YCIS elementary students.

  4. Happy 85th Birthday, YCIS!

    YCIS Silicon Valley joined thousands of Yew Chung and Yew Wah students and staff across the globe celebrating 85 years on Founder’s Day 2017.

  5. Puppet Show On the Go at Mountain View Library

    A young audience at Mountain View Library’s Saturday story time was delighted by the YCIS middle schoolers’ bilingual puppet show on the go.

  6. Science Camp Thrills 5th Graders

    Fifth grade students enthusiastically explored science at Walden West this week. The Outdoor Science School has nurtured children’s…

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