the Last Days of School

The Last Days of School for the ’23-24 School Year Physics Class’s Annual Egg Drop Competition   First Grade Five watches on while the upperclassmen explain the concepts of the Egg Drop Competition to them.   Bonding, Geometry meets woodworking, reading sleuths, and end enjoying a classic soda from Xi’an   Saying Goodbye – End…

Photos of the Week for May 10th, Part 2!

Second Grade learning about holidays around the world. Ms. Elizabeth and Ms. Chen in action! Pre-K’s Well-Being class learning about food and healthy eating Learning about money and learning about portraiture. AP Statistics students learn by playing after class, and the Middle School Photography students practice taking portrait photos with one of XIS’s teachers. Digital…

SGA March Update

As we embrace the eventful month of march, we can look forward to longer days, the spirit of spring, and a host of exciting activities at school. SGA has served the school in many ways, and will continue doing so in more fun events in the upcoming months. On February 23, the High School Lock-In…

More Photos from March!

How to share a book Researching Inventors Using cookies to study excavations and archeology! WASC Visiting Committee's Report on XIS Elementary Drama Rehearsals Student teachers across the school Spirit Week – Villains and Heroes Spirit Week – Fairy Tales Spirit Week – Class Day Spirit Week – International Clothing

SGA December News

The winter has come, and people are now getting ready to wrap up this year and welcome the new year. During this month, SGA has become a hive of activity: from co-hosting  formal with Hanova’s students to organizing various Christmas events. SGA’s members and advisors have worked tirelessly to end the year with high praise.  …

SGA November Update

(click on pictures to enlarge) Amidst the falling leaves and shorter days of November, a subtle change in the weather hints at the winter ahead. Throughout this month, SGA has consistently demonstrated their commitment to serving students in our school through their tireless efforts and dedication.   The secondary Field Trip was successfully held on October…

Photos from Sept 12-19th!

Warrior of the Week International Dot Week – make your mark! Mr. Fausto in ELP First Grade Reading Stations Learning ABCs with Ms. Dorsey Pre-K learning blocks Second Grade Second Grade Recycling Lesson Elementary Legos! Second Grade Young Authors Snack Shack is Back! Fifth Grade Social Studies Walking with the principal to start the day…

Wrapping up the school year…

Middle School on an informal field trip. The planets in the solar system Future entrepreneurs? Second grade applies their math skills to running a restaurant! Learning about the different countries of our staff Reading by flashlight and summer bookmarks! Third Grade's Papercraft Marketplace 3rd Grade checking their math facts. Typing class An oasis of tranquility…

SGA May Update

As the Spring is ending and the weather is getting hotter, this school year is almost at the finish line. Thankfully SGA has been able to successfully hold fun and amazing events.   SGA, the student government assembly, is meant to serve the Xian International School community, so with this mission, SGA planned an Elementary Earth…

SGA April Update

As the school year approaches the end, SGA is planning some of our final events. As most of SGA’s committees are closing, we accepted the 2023-2024 SGA applications. The new members will also have an election this month to decide the 2023-2024 president and the vice president.   An event that happened this month was Outreach.…

SGA March Update

As time passes by, the weather is getting warmer and warmer, and so is our community at XIS. As students returned from spring break, the flu season started, and some students weren’t able to come to school.  This gave the opportunity to our community to care about others.   SGA has been working hard to serve,…

Recent Photos at XIS

Third Grade learning about severe weather. Third Grade challening themselves and cheering each other over their Wordly Wise words The Spring Baseball ASA ELP fluency test Eigth Grade Vocab Quiz Earth Day 2023 Celebrating Cinco De Mayo and celebrating our school's cultural diversity

Cooking Class

As adults, we know that life is a bit easier as a student. Once we get older and leave the home, we have to do things like cook for ourselves.  Some students start cooking long before they come to Ms. Julie’s Culinary class. For others, it’s their first time experiencing cooking on their own.  Over…

World Geography Class

It’s a big world, and Ms. Julie’s World Geography class aims to make the world a little bit smaller.  Here students are creating a map of South America. They are filling out the map with details, with one layer of information at a time.  Incidentally, South America is home to three of our staff members,…

February SGA Update

The chills of winter recede as spring begins to flourish. What an accomplishment that XIS has managed to stay on Campus! Although SGA has been extremely busy and under a lot of stress, we have been able to support many special events for the students of XIS.     SGA is a group of XIS students…

Semester 1 at a Glance!

We are into the first few weeks of semester two, so as we move forward, let’s look at some milestones from the first semester!  For the teachers and staff,  the first semester starts in the summer, long before the students arrive. During that time, the school is busy preparing the school for the fall semester. …

Photos from the start of Semester 2!

One semester ends, another begins! Studying logarithmic functions Alegbra 2 and polynomial functions High School Spanish Class Taking a break and having a snack, thanks to a special fundraiser function from our seniors Library time Exploring atomic structures A new semester of woodshop class Warrior Buddies helping in the classroom Pre-K Finally delivering last year's…

November SGA Update

What a relief, as students and teachers return to campus one by one. Due to the Covid situation being a serious problem over the past few weeks, many students and teachers were going through a tough time. Fortunately, with the understanding from parents, students’ passion for XIS, and teachers’ unremitting efforts, classes were temporarily and…

SGA October News

SGA has been working diligently during the month of October. Snack Shack Committee has done a remarkable job of constantly restocking drinks as well as snacks for students and staff. They also added a new item: Korean instant noodles. Meanwhile, SGA President Paulina Yao (12) and Vice President Kyle Jang (11) met with their advisor…

Week 8

Pictures from Week 8 We have many more pictures from Week 8 and XIS’s Spirit Week that we want to share with you! Stay tuned and visit back! How the week started How the week ended More pictures from Spirit Week! First: Crazy Hair Day! More from Spirit Week & Spirit Day

SGA September 2022

As the warm summer winds start bringing the chill of fall, school goes back in session. XIS was met with a disappointing start as Covid cases started to rebound, but thankfully the HBL didn’t last long and we were able to come back on campus. SGA has always been an integral part of XIS as…

Week 6

Pictures from Week 6 First Principal Coffee of the year! Further progress with charcuterie boards (cheese boards) Middle writing non-fiction narratives Algebra class Between classes Table Tennis PE class 3rd grade learning about friction EM Culture ASA learning about Spanish! Parent Volunteer Training 4th grade visits the office!

Weeks 4 & 5

Check back here for more pictures from Weeks 4 & 5! Soccer Games with DeHong 7th Grade Fermentation Experiment Upper School Woodshop Class Drama Rehersal and Set Building Fitness Friday Baseball Group Picture 2nd Grade Making Bird Feeders ELP Smile Cards Fitness Friday Baseball Group Picture CPR Staff Training by the Shaanxi Red Cross Fitness…

First Day(s) of School

We are excited to have our students face-to-face again!   It wasn’t the start of the school year. For that, you can see this post about our quick shift to Home Based Learning. But it was the first day of our students being on campus!    Mr. Wendler helping some lower elementary students carry their bags to…

School Supply List!

The beginning of the new school year is quickly approaching! You can download the school supply list here! Remember, new family orientation is August 22nd, and the (mandatory) Orientation Fair for all students and families is August 23rd! We are looking forward to seeing you there!

MS SGA Recycle Bins

Hello XIS parents, staff, and students,  I’m pleased to announce that Middle School SGA has been able to raise enough money this year.  They not only provided some prizes and treats for elementary’s Easter Event and secondary students near finals, but also had enough money to buy five new recycle bins for XIS.  We hope…

April SGA Update

Written by Abraham Kim  Edited by Ms. Julie  In April, SGA prepared and planned many fun activities and events to entertain the students and the school community. For Special Lunches, SGA offered special menus of Korean Foods and Pizzas to the whole school. The Field Trip committee has worked hard to plan out the field…

SGA May Update

The month of May is arguably one of the most intense and busiest months for high schoolers in general. The first two weeks of May are filled with students taking different types of AP exams, thus students in SGA are also busy with their academic life. Even though there were AP exams, SGA continued to…

Elementary On-Campus Field Trip (May 13, 2022)

By: Sidney Stewart, Audra Smith  With our upcoming Science Fair happening soon, we wanted to provide our Elementary students with a day of STEAM activities. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.    Each teacher planned a STEAM activity, and the students rotated to each of them. They built rollercoasters out of recycled materials,…

XIS SCIENCE FAIR 2022

The XIS Science Fair is a longstanding tradition that goes back to the early years of XIS.  It is an event during which all XIS students, from the youngest to the oldest, present what they have learned in their science classes or in their personal study.  The event gives students a chance to pursue their…

Sweet Treat Thank You

A great big thank you to all the Parents, Staff, and Students of XIS!!!  Middle School SGA was able to earn a little over 200 RMB to use on upcoming events for XIS such as the Elementary Easter Events in April and a possible gym event in May.  We would like to specially thank Jinkou,…

Warrior Sale

Dear XIS Community: Due to circumstances beyond our control, this year’s Warrior Sale has been canceled. We are deeply sorry for this turn of events, but we at Xi’an International School look forward to other opportunities to serve our local community.

Giving Back During Hard Times

There is a saying in the west, “when life give you lemons, make lemonade,” which basically means to make the best of a bad situation. And that is just what Gabe Carrillo (姓:Carrillo, 名字: Gabe) did when he found himself stuck at home by volunteering to help with Wanke Feicui Tianyu’s nucleic acid testing during Xi’an’s lockdown.