GIS welcomes Year of the Snake

Friday, 22 February 2013 From Issue Vol. XXI No. 8 By  Mark Beales

Students from Garden International School welcomed in the Chinese New Year with a special Mandarin Night.

Mandarin teacher Amy Guan helped organise the event to welcome the Year of the Snake. Many students, teachers and parents came along and joined in with a series of fun games, which the International Baccalaureate (IB) students took care of. On February 11, the day after the New Year, students and teachers came to school dressed in red to honour the Chinese celebrations.

As well as helping with the Mandarin Night, the IB students are involved with many community activities, such as visits to a special school and helping run a recycling project in school.

What’s the answer? A GIS student tries the Mandarin quiz.What’s the answer? A GIS student tries the Mandarin quiz.

GIS will be holding IB Information Evenings soon for parents or students who would like to learn more about this internationally-recognised diploma.

These will be held on Tuesday February 26 from 7pm. This will be aimed at Thai parents and presentations will be given in Thai.

The other information evening for all parents and students will be held on Wednesday March 6, also from 7pm.

Starting from September, GIS will be offering Russian A as one of the IB subjects.

For more on GIS, visit www.gardenrayong.com.

Dressed in red, GIS students tackle the Mandarin quiz.Dressed in red, GIS students tackle the Mandarin quiz.

GIS Principal Dr Stuart Tasker with one of the Mandarin-style students.GIS Principal Dr Stuart Tasker with one of the Mandarin-style students.

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