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A PAWWerFUL Start for YAS

Photograph Taken By Shwe Waddy Yangon Animal Shelter has started off strong this school year. Unlike previous years, YAS has organized its members into different groups (such as Finance, Fundraising, Design, Human Resources, and Communication) for increased...

Fruit for Thought

Photograph Taken By Hayman Han Last week, MS Community Kitchen prepared food together as a group for the first time. It was their second meeting, the first having been a planning session. Students brought in various fruits that were used to make fruit skewers for the...

Global Goals

Recently, Mr. Palange’s photography students were given an assignment titled “Sustainable Service Photo Shoot”. They were to photograph for the greater good of the community and use these photos as a powerful tool to raise awareness of current issues. Students...

“Are you really going to build a school?”

Last week a small group of ISY faculty visited Wan Kaung village in Eastern Shan State to meet the villagers and find out more about the project to build a school in partnership with the NGO  United World Schools (UWS). The ISY team (Dr. Hedger, Mr. Ailes, Mr. Robert...

Dr. Hedger’s Insight on Service Learning

When Dr. Hedger got to the International School Yangon, he started exploring in the community to see how ISY could be more engaged in service learning.  Since working with one of his favorite professors years ago, Dr. Hedger has been very passionate about service...

Old House New Soil

Last Thursday, Elementary Student Council and Global Elementary went to U Thant House to learn about ISY’s new Bokashi composting program from Jenny and her team.  Elementary Roots and Shoots and Student Council have been working hard to inform students, teachers, and...