Stella, a Grade 6 student, joined ISR last school year and has adapted very quickly to our school. She is a passionate and very talented horseback rider and speaks German, English and French fluently. Her teacher Ms. Adamczyk says, “Stella is a very polite and friendly student with a positive warm personality and a great attitude towards learning. Also, she is always willing to help others.”
Last Monday, a reception took place to celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Steigenberger Parkhotel. Due to the excellent relationship that exists between the Chinese Consulate General, Mr. Feng, and our school, some ISR employees and members of the management team were also present at the event.
This week, we spotlight our first-grader Rafail who has been at ISR since Kindergarten. “Rafail is a student full of energy and an amazing athlete, in particular a great soccer player, always positive and friendly and ready to take on the challenge of games against older players”, says his soccer coach Mr. Baumann.
Yesterday, the “DELF Scolaire” diploma ceremony was held at ISR. In 2019, 26 students from our school obtained this French language certificate from level A1 to level B2. Also, for the first time at ISR, three Grade 12 students passed the very prestigious and challenging DELF B2, the highest level achievable for a foreign student before university, that also exempts its bearer from any linguistic test for entry to French universities.
Julia, Grade 5, hast been at ISR since Grade 3. She is a great soccer player and her former coach Mr. Baumann says she was one of the best female players he ever had. Her teacher Mr. Foy says; "Watching Julia play in my Gaelic Football club I see that she sets about everything in her life with the same passion, tenacity, and bravery.
This week we would like to spotlight our 6th Grade student, Mehul, who has been at ISR since Grade 4. His teacher Ms. Brand says: “Mehul is a very dedicated and conscientious student who is an excellent role model and a high-achiever. Mehul works extremely hard and is highly motivated.
It is always a great pleasure to see again students coming from near and far at the annual ISR Alumni Reception that was held on Wednesday, December 18. Among them were students who since leaving ISR graduated from Cambridge and are currently working on their Ph.D., a student who currently studies at Wharton Business School (part of UPenn, an Ivy League university in the US), and also students studying in Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, as well as other UK and US universities.