For the third year in a row, a jovial “Helau” resonated through ISR’s halls are rooms as our international community celebrated a loved Rhine tradition – Carnival! The Neuss Carnival Royalty (Prinzenpaar) Dieter III and Anita I along with their entourage of children royalty, the royal guards, and children dance groups visited ISR on 17th February. They prepared a colorful carnival stage program full of music and dance followed by an award ceremony that was entertaining for children of all ages.
Last Saturday, ISR's Jr. Model United Nations team attended their first Model U.N. conference hosted by Johan van Oldebarnevelt Gymnasium in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. The team of 18 students in grades 8 and 9 were among the youngest in attendance, but they stepped into their roles as diplomats with ease, representing their assigned countries in committees working to address global issues.
Last Sunday, 5th February, ISR and the Chinese School Mingde from Krefeld celebrated the Year of the Rooster with 200 guests at ISR.
We would like to congratulate our partner, Musikbox Oxana on their outstanding results! Out of the 15 music school students who participated at the “Jugend musiziert”, 12 received first place and 3 received second place. Two students even qualified to compete in the interregional competition.
„Jugend-Schule-Wirtschaft“ with UPS Düsseldorf, Deutsche Bank AG, Deloitte Touche and Rheinische Post
ISR was pleased to host a day of business and economic education (Jugend-Schule-Wirtschaft in German) put on by major local employers, notably Deloitte-Touche, Deutsche Bank, United Parcel Service and Rheinische Post. Executives of these four companies hosted workshops with ISR students on topics such as marketing, finance and communication on Wednesday, February 1st.
ISR was honoured to host a visit from Sam Lundquist, Vice Dean for External Affairs of the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, on Thursday afternoon, January 26. The University of Pennsylvania is unique among America’s eight Ivy League universities in offering an undergraduate major in Business.
The Grade 10 IT and Grade 11 IT and physics students visited the DemoFabrik at the EICe (Enterprise Integration Centre) in Aachen. The EICe is responsible for the production of the Deutsche Post Streetskooter, carrying out research into RFids (Radio frequency identifiers) as well as designing the next generation of wireless information transmission (5G technology).