“There is no magic formula for success at school. Great teachers at ISR are what makes learning cool!”
We chose our motto to correspond with our school concept: “It is cool to be good in school!” whether it is in academics, sports, music or even Carnival!
ISR families and teachers were at both the Neuss Carnival parade (Kappessonntagszug) last Sunday and the Dusseldorf Carnival parade (Rosenmontagszug) this past Monday. We had fantastic weather, well over 1 million spectators and a lot of fun! Thank you to all of the ISR families and staff who dressed up in Carnival costumes and joined us on the ISR Carnival float. It was a great party!
Last week, 15 ISR students together with Mr. Johnstone and Ms Racheva, hit the slopes of Zillertal, in Südtirol for 6 days of skiing and snowboarding, organised by David Blackall and The Shackleton Way. The ISR group was greeted by fantastic weather and excellent fresh-snow conditions, making it a truly unforgettable week for our students and teachers!
Our annual International Day this past Saturday was a spectacular success with over 1000 visitors in attendance. Culture, food and traditions from India, USA, Japan, France, China, Russia, Brazil, Greece und Germany were brought to life in the classrooms that were transformed by students and teachers into a mini-version of each country. Mr. Landrat Petrauschke and Mr. Peter Soliman opened the day's celebrations.
Congratulations to our student David Li (10B) for winning the “Pars International Junior Championship” in his age group. The tournament took place from December 28th – 30th in Florida, USA and David won the rounds with 72, 72 and 71 (that’s a lead by 7 strokes). Well done David!
On December 18, former ISR students visited ISR for an Alumni reception. The ISR alumni, who are now university students, shared their experiences studying Medicine, Law, Business and Management and Liberal Arts. There were interesting answers to questions from the upper class students who are in the process of transitioning from high school to university studies.
Every year it is nice for the Alumni to see each other again at ISR. It was a great experience for all present to hear how our former students are doing at university!
Grade 1–4 students were delighted to witness the marionette show held at ISR. On 11th December, Mr. Alexander Betov presented the marionette show of Beauty and the Beast. Mr. Betov is an award-winning puppet master and a tenor in the Krefeld-Mönchengladbach theatre.
Grade 1–4 students and their parents enjoyed the lively show, complete with beautiful scenery and colourful puppets. Thank you to Ms. Heather Sprague for organizing this event.