Around Town: Shanghai School News May 2019

By Urban Family, June 3, 2019

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This article originally appeared on our sister website, Urban Family Shanghai.


MADD Festival

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Over 370 students from across the Dulwich College International network participated in the MADD Festival, hosted by Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong. Students spent three days rehearsing orchestral and choir performances, rock band acts, film making, dance compositions as well as drama and art creations, before the main performance in front of 800 family members on Saturday April 27. Well done to all involved!

Sports Week at Britannica

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What a seriously jam-packed and fun week it was at Britannica, as students took part in the school’s annual Sports Week. The sun was blazing, the events were set and the students arrived wearing their house colors proudly as they prepared themselves for what would be an exciting week of sport. Students had the opportunity to put together everything they had learned throughout the year and the whole of the PE department would like to congratulate all students for the effort they put in.

Wellington goes on Safari for Fifth Summer Festival

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Each year, the Summer Festival brings the entire Wellington community together in celebration of its biggest, most hotly anticipated whole-day event. Summer Festival 2019 followed the theme of ‘African Safari’ because, like the continent, we are a community made stronger by the cultural richness and diversity of our members. Wellington’s fifth Summer Festival was a landmark event. Five years on from its opening ceremony, number of admitted pupils at the College is now five times larger – from around 250 in 2014 to more than 1,250 today. With higher attendance, more activities, more market stalls and vendors, and more on-stage performances from both pupils and professionals than any previous year, Summer Festival 2019 was Wellington’s biggest to date.

WISS Football and Swimming Camps

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WISS are offering two great camps this summer. Stoke City FC Academy at WISS will provide premier football training to students aged 5-16 years old, with World Cup, Champions League, small sided games and lots of fun. Fees are RMB500 a day or RMB2,250 for five days, and it runs July 1 to 5 from 9am to 1pm. Spaces are limited though, so register by contacting scfc@wiss.cn.

The WISS Tigers Summer Swim Camp takes place Monday July 1, Wednesday July 3, Friday July 4, Saturday July 5 and Sunday July 6, 8.30am to 12.30pm. Grouping of levels is 8.30 to 10.00am Advanced; 10.00 to11.30am Intermediate; and 11.30am to 12.30pm Beginners. Fees are RMB1,200 and you can register by contacting mholmstrom@wiss.cn.

Concordia students travel to the International Career Development Conference

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Recently ten Concordia students traveled to Orlando, Florida, to represent the Shanghai, China, chapter of DECA at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC). DECA supports emerging leaders and young entrepreneurs in preparation for careers in all areas of business and marketing. More than 10,000 DECA delegates participated in the Competitive Events Program at this year’s ICDC. Concordia’s teams participated in events for Merchandising Operations Research, Community Service Projects, International Business Plans and Start-Up Business Plans.


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