“Dear Mr. Soliman,
“maybe this comes a bit unexpected or late but I feel like I should address and recognize some of my teachers that really did an excellent job, not just teaching in class but also taking time after school, at home and in their personal free time. I want to recognize 4 teachers especially.
What Students and Parents Say
“Thank you so much for showing us the school and for all the information provided. I should say we did see quite a few schools during our trip and your school and you stand out. There are many schools which do straightforward selling which is very palpable.
“From the beginning at ISR our daughters settled into school life very quickly. The teachers are motivated, helpful, enthuastic and very professional. Our daughters are now confident, independent and have academically achieved and learned a lot.
“The Junior MUN trip was an amazing trip, with a lot of learning opportunities and fun for everyone. We had the chance to interact with people from different countries and gain experiences in giving speeches and debating our own resolutions and ideas. So much fun!”
“It was a great experience for me to participate in the Junior MUN trip, because it was something completely new that I’ve never done before. I really liked the way we sat in the committees and everyone was acting so professional. It was a very well-organized event and it was fun to debate about the different resolutions to my committee topic “the question of the Kurds.”
“Through this e-mail, I would like to show my appreciation for the hard work put in by my son’s science teacher. My son enjoys her class and is learning the concepts very well.
“Thanks to the ISR team!!!”
“R. loves his new school and he shared with us how you all made him feel on the very first day. Thank you so much for such a warm welcome and we really feel blessed to be a part of ISR. For my son, it is surely a second home. We want to thank the wonderful team of ISR. You are the best!”
„I am writing this e-mail to extend my special heartfelt thank you for your daily outstanding commitment. ISR is simply great! My daughter loves your school and I do too, because I know that the most wonderful person in my life is well cared for and receives the best education every day. Keep up the great work – I have absolutely no criticism of the school.“
“Dear Mrs. Wacker,
“I hope you had a wonderful summer! I wanted to thank you and Mrs. Hellman for the fantastic support and counselling during my IB years! In the end, I received and accepted the offer to study Aerospace Engineering at the University of Manchester. The semester will start on 14th September and my university career will begin with an integrated foundation year. However, this wasn’t the only offer I received.
“Dear Ms. Meyers, Mr. Soliman,
“This e-mail is to thank Ms. Ghica for being a wonderful teacher for both our kids. Ms. Ghica taught our elder son Pranshu during his Kindergarten and in Grade 1 and presently our second son Pratyay is in her Grade 1 class.
“Dear Ms. V
“My son told me he is very happy in ISR in the first day; all of you gave him a warmly and friendly welcome! I appreciate your care very much.”
“I am presently involved in the IB program at ISR, Grade 11. With the approaching end of year 11, I am aware of so many aspects that made me get ahead academically and personally. Just to mention a selection of aspects, dear ISR teachers, thank you so much for:
“Dear Mr. Bates and Mr. Cete,
“My husband and I would like to express a big, big "thank you" to you on behalf of organising the MUN event and travelling with our daughter and her friends to New York. She returned full of joy and with unforgettable memories and impressions in her mind. Both, being an active part of the MUN conference and exploring the city together with you and her friends, deeply inspired her.
“Have a good start into term 3.”
“I am a student in Grade 8 and I am an ISR student since I started in Kindergarten at the age of 3. Starting to learn English that early in an bilingual environment with native English teachers, I often do not notice whether I read an English or German book.
“I now study civil engineering at the University of Bath (UK). When looking back to my time at ISR, I continuously become more and more aware of the experiences I gained and the benefits I got to enjoy there. More often than I had expected I notice that some of my skills are more developed than those of my peers. Specifically compared to those that did not do the challenging IB program, I am confident in time management, essay writing, and using a scientific approach to work. In combination with my English and German language skills, these helped me have a great start at university. I do feel that on average I was better prepared for university than other (international) students and I am very grateful for my former teachers for having had such a positive impact on my skills and my first steps after school. Specifically I would like to thank Ms Jordanova and Mr O’Brien for those amazing Maths and Physics lessons!
“Our son, who is currently in grade 11, enjoys going to ISR - and he is highly enthusiastic about his teachers. I would like to express my gratitude and share with you that he says ‘We only have super teachers!’
“We would like to thank you for the awesome change you and the excellent team of ISR have caused in my son. He is very happy and proud to be part of the ISR family.”
Family R. – Germany
“Real humans with real feelings” are what I encountered during my Big Brother Big Sister experience this term. I was nervous before seeing my new “little sister” for the first time simply because I didn´t know what she would expect of me. However, even after our first visit to the library together, I was overwhelmed by how happy she was to have someone to look up to. It filled me with pride and a warm feeling all day long. After a couple of weeks I could already see her changing, developing, becoming calmer – and every time she saw me in the hallway she would wave at me and give me the brightest, most genuine and heart melting smile ever. I can honestly say that it makes my day being able to brighten someone else´s so easily. I never could have imagined that there was such a source of happiness and inner growth inside of someone.
“From the first day on we were warmly and competently welcomed to ISR, even though we joined in the middle of the school year. The transition from the public school system to ISR was made as smooth and easy as possible for us. We especial enjoy the respectful manner in which everyone interacts. Furthermore, teachers and staff are highly motivated and helpful in answering any questions and solving any problems.
“Our final conclusion is that the decision to go to ISR was and is 100 % right for our daughter and us.”
The Gritzmann Family
“Already since first grade, I have liked everything about ISR: the school itself, the teachers, and everything related to it. Simultaneously, I started to play golf and I have been playing it professionally for 5 years. Golf is a game that really requires time, hard work and energy especially after entering the national team, but because my fellow students and teachers help and support me, they both work together quite well. Another reason for this is ISR’s positive and peaceful learning atmosphere which helps me to concentrate in class and also save time. Thank you very much!”