Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Harry

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Harry

Friday, 23 July 2021

This week, we spotlight our KG1 student Harry who joined ISR in 2019. At first he was a bit shy, but he quickly developed into an open-hearted, bright student, who loves to talk about anything and everything. ,”We are so proud of Harry’s development!”, adds his KG teacher, Ms. Daisy. Harry stands out for his caring and helpfulness. His friends and teachers appreciate these qualities in him very much. His empathy extends to his peers, as it is important to Harry that everyone in his class is doing well. When someone in his kindergarten group needs support, Harry is the first to step up and offer his help.

Harry loves working on his math workbook pages and is always the first one to put his hand up during our circle time activities! His kindergarten teacher Ms. Daisy concludes: “It’s been an honor to watch Harry grow up to be such a bright and motivated learner! He’s become such a social butterfly, and we are very excited to watch all the fantastic things he continues to exceed at!” Harry has developed into a wonderful young boy during his time in our kindergarten, and we are so happy to have him.

We are very proud to spotlight Harry one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.


Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Lennox

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Lennox

Friday, 16 July 2021

This week, we spotlight our eighth-grader student Lennox, who joined ISR in first grade. Lennox is characterized by his friendly nature and willingness to help. He is an attentive student who always gives his best in class. He is highly motivated, despite the fact that he attended class virtually for the past school year, this did not change his commitment and performance, as his teacher Ms. Macanovic confirms. Lennox already demonstrates a great sense of responsibility, and this is also reflected in his relationship with his younger sister. “He’s an incredibly great big brother,” says Mr. Mo, a supervisor at ISR. It is always obvious how caring and responsible he is.

Lennox’s great passion includes sports, and he is a talented footballer. Karsten Baumann, Head of the Sports Department at ISR adds, “For him as an athlete and passionate footballer, the last few months have been particularly difficult. He was always one of the first to be on the pitch for the SLO activity changed and could hardly wait for it to start. I have found Lennox to be a very friendly and positive student who always has a smile on his face.”

We are very proud to spotlight Lennox one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.


Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Wenqi

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Wenqi

Friday, 9 July 2021

This week, we spotlight our tenth-grader student, Wenqi who joined ISR two years ago.

Wenqi is an outstanding student whose results put her at the top of her grade at ISR. She is passionate, hardworking, and is focused on achieving the best academic results.

Wenqi has impressed all her teachers with her commitment, especially in German lessons. “With her hard work, she has improved in two years academic language skills in German as a Foreign language what other students can reach almost in four years. She asked for more homework, worksheets, and reading assignments, every assignment was an intentional challenge for her! It was a great pleasure having her in my class, teaching her, enjoying her interest and attention. She is a present for every teacher!”, so her German teacher, Ms. Horvath. Her former teacher Ms. Herda is impressed by her achievements and is looking forward to teaching her in grade 11 after the summer break. “ I know Wenqi from grade 9, I taught her the German beginners’ course. Unfortunately, I did not teach her this year, but I am looking forward to next school year because Wenqi will be my student again. Wenqi will choose “German B”, which is remarkable because, as I said, she only started learning German 2 years ago.” In addition to Wenqi’s academic success, she stands out because of her kind and friendly disposition. She is very polite to those around her and incredibly determined.

Her physics teacher adds, “Wenqi is an outstanding physics student who is extremely dedicated to her academic success. When I see Wenqi working on a physics problem I can almost hear her brain clicking the pieces of the puzzle together to arrive at the solution. I know her talents are not restricted to the world of science, but I would see her as a great asset to the field. She is patient, polite, and respectful to both teachers and her classmates. She is such a pleasure to teach!”

We are very proud to spotlight Wenqi one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.


Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Ava

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Ava

Friday, 2 July 2021

This week, we spotlight our third-grader Ava, who joined ISR last year. When Ava and her sister joined ISR, they quickly settled in and won over their teachers. Ava has a lovely character and is characterized by her friendliness and her bright personality. Her classmates have taken her directly to their hearts and she has been able to make friends quickly. She is interested in the art and science classes, and she also incredibly enjoys reading.

One of Ava’s great strengths is that she is incredibly inquisitive, in class she questions a lot and can’t know enough. Her teacher Ms. Schmidt says about her “Ava was new to ISR this year but is already part of the family. Ava is a kind and loving member of the 3C team. She is a genuine and friendly student, who is well liked by her peers. Ava takes great care and effort in producing excellent work. She is a talented writer and very creative student. Ava always has her nose buried in an interesting new book, so if you ever need advice on what to read, please ask Ava. She is definitely an asset to our class!“

We are very proud to spotlight Ava one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.


Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Young Bin

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Young Bin

Friday, 25 June 2021

This week we spotlight our eleventh grader Young Bin, who joined ISR in 2019. Young Bin is an extremely dedicated student and is also involved in the SLO® Department. In SLO®, he has taken to delivering radio ISR with gusto and charm, offering a flair and warming take on the news around the school. Young Bin is friendly and has very good manners. He is also a strong academic student and his teachers are impressed by his dedication to his classes and lessons. “Young Bin is the quiet talent in the class.  He caught me off-guard when I graded his first exam, and he achieved top marks!  It took me a while to realize how good he was at Physics, he is definitely a pleasure to teach!”, says his science teacher Mr. O´Brien.

One of Young Bin’s other strengths lie in linguistics.  His German teacher Ms. Herda adds “Young Bin has been in my German B HL course since the beginning of this year, I think I speak for his teachers and also for his classmates: It’s great to have him in the course. Young Bin is helpful, determined, organized, hardworking, but is still always up for any fun in class.”

After the Summer Break, Young Bin will spend his last year at ISR preparing intensely for his IB exams. After graduating at ISR, Young Bin would like to study Business Management in Germany or the Netherlands. We are certain that because of his talent and determination to succeed, Young Bin will realize his plans.

We are very proud to spotlight Young Bin one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.


Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Lena-Marie

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Lena-Marie

Friday, 18 June 2021

This week, we spotlight our third-grader Lena-Marie, who joined ISR in 2017. Lena-Marie is a hard-working and very kind-hearted student. She always works to the best of her abilities and does everything with a smile on her face. Lena-Marie has a wonderful sense of humor, which her teachers and classmates appreciate very much.

Her strong empathy and caring nature are qualities that make her a wonderful friend. When her classmates have questions during class, Lena-Marie is the first to be supportive and patient as well as enthusiastic in helping them. Lena is super athletic and loves to spend her breaks outside in the sun. She loves playing tag or skipping with her friends and you often see her doing hand-stands in the playground. Also, she is talented soccer player and shows her skills during the breaks.

Her German teacher, Mrs. Hartman, says about her, “She is such a great student. Lena is always ready, cheerful and in the mood for a joke. She is very empathetic and helps others. Having Lena in class is a delight!”

We are very proud to spotlight Lena-Marie one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.


Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Leda

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Leda

Friday, 11 June 2021

This week, we spotlight our Kindergarten student Leda, who joined ISR this academic year. From her first day at ISR she made friends with the whole class and continues to do so with anyone she meets. Leda is always the first to welcome a new student to the class by showing them to their chair, offering her favorite toys, and always making people feel comfortable and welcomed. She always tries her hardest at anything she does and never says no to a challenge! Leda stands out for the helpfulness and kindness that she shows to everyone.

Her friends and teachers also appreciate these qualities in her very much and her Early Years Educator, Ms. Wells, adds, “it has been a pleasure to have Leda in my class, she always has a positive attitude and a smile on her face. She really is a superstar and we are so proud of her! Keep shining, Leda!” Her German teacher, Ms. Schneider, is also enthusiastic about Leda’s character traits and progress in Kindergarten. “She is really keen on learning German as well as everything else and has a lot of fun using the words and phrases she has already learned. Leda is a great role model for her friends and I can’t wait to see how much she will grow next school year.”

We are very proud to spotlight Leda one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.


Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Patrik

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Patrik

Friday, 4 June 2021

This week, we spotlight our humorous fourth-grader Patrik, who joined ISR in 2018. Patrik is a very dedicated student in everything he does. In academics, Patrik has a very quick grasp, and it is easy for him to follow the lesson content. His ability to pick up new concepts quickly and apply them to real-life situations is outstanding.

Patrik is very polite towards his fellow students and convinces with his outstanding humor, ambition, and team spirit. “It´s great to see, how he motivates his teammates and how he takes over leadership responsibilities”, as Mr. Baumann, Head of PE, says about him.

Patrik’s main passion is sports. He is an outstanding young athlete and his athletic coordinator, Ms. Schierl, is deeply inspired by his achievements. “I have spent a lot of time with Patrik after school, as he regularly trains in the track and field team. Patrik is the kind of athlete you wish for as a coach. He is full of energy, always strives to improve his performance and implements any advice you give to him. Patrik is very hard-working and ambitious, and always good for competition. He never gives up and works passionately to reach his goals. He is part of a team with three more members and knows how to cheer the group up with his funny stories. In addition to track and field, he also plays ice hockey in a club and is a valuable player in the PSV football team. This summer, Patrik returns to his home country Finland, and we wish him all the best in his sporting career.”

We are very proud to spotlight Patrik one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.


Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Lucas

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Lucas

Friday, 27 May 2021

This week, we spotlight our second-grader Lucas, who joined ISR in first grade. Lucas is a ray of sunshine and had no problems adapting quickly at ISR.

He feels very comfortable and loves going to school, as Supervisor Mr. Mo confirms with a laugh, “When Lucas is picked up by his father, it can sometimes take a while. Lucas enjoys the time after school with his friends and would love to spend the whole evening playing with them on the playground.”

In academics, he is extremely determined. He actively participates in class and is always prepared to answer any questions. His music teacher, Ms. Bucher, sees a lot of potential in Lucas and says about him, “Lucas has so many good qualities.  He’s funny and quick-witted.  He’s also very musical.  But I think my favorite quality is his empathy.  He is very concerned about his classmates’ feelings, never wanting anyone to feel sad, left out, or hurt.  In Music class, he is leading the story-writing group for a project and really wanted to be sure that everyone received recognition for their good work.”

We are very proud to spotlight Lucas one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.


Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Elisabeth

Student Spotlights: Spotlight On Our Student Elisabeth

Friday, 21 May 2021

This week, we spotlight our  Grade 10 student Elisabeth, who joined ISR in 2014. Elisabeth, who is fondly nicknamed Lisi by her friends, is an intelligent student who stands out for her creativity and love for animals.

Her Academic Coordinator Ms. McGee says this about her, “We are proud of all Elisabeth has accomplished this school year and enjoy working with her on this academic journey. We look forward to what the future brings for her!” Currently, Elisabeth is writing her IGCSE examinations in Maths, Biology, German First Language, English First Language, and Geography.

In addition to her academic studies, she has recently earned school-wide recognition for designing the winning 2021 Yearbook cover. The yearbook selection committee, received several cover designs anonymously and the winning design was created by Elisabeth. She is not only a talented student and artist, she is also passionate about horses and she regularly spends time grooming, exercising and taking her horse, Racita, riding. This passion has driven her to research programs which have a focus on horses and equine science. As such, Elisabeth plans on pursuing an Equine Science Degree at University. Her math teacher, Ms. Jordanova, says this about her, “ she always brings a smile to my face because of her positive attitude, her jovial spirit is infectious! The effort she puts in to perform well in Mathematics motivates me to help her be successful and achieve her goals. As with everything she does, there is a personal touch and this makes her stand out from other students.”

We are very proud to spotlight Elisabeth one of ISR’s many outstanding students!

Every Friday, our Student Spotlight Project aims to highlight one of our outstanding students who represent our school motto, “we enable great minds and strong characters”. No matter if it is academic success, special commitment or outstanding character traits – we look forward to sharing each of these success stories.