KIS STORIES

Dec
11

Teacher Tuesday – Mrs Daphne Hyndman

In this week’s Teacher Tuesday we meet Mrs Hyndman, who has been teaching in Primary at KIS for three years. How many years have you been in teaching and where have you taught? I started teaching 12 years ago. I have been fortunate enough to experience teaching in Scotland, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, before coming […]

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Dec
04

Teacher Tuesday: Mrs Andrea Henry

Following a little break, Teacher Tuesday is back. Mrs Henry has been at KIS for 18 years, teaching in the Early Years Department in Foundation 1. Find out more about Mrs Henry in this week’s Teacher Tuesday: How many years have you been in teaching and where have you taught? I have been teaching young […]

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Dec
03

Marine Turtles Research Field Trip

Recently our Year 13 Biology students were given the opportunity to learn first hand about the work involved in the research of marine turtles in Sabah. Nishita reports on the field trip below: As A Level Biology students we were given the incredible opportunity to visit Dr Nicholas Pilcher’s Marine Research Foundation last month. This trip helped […]

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Nov
28

Cambridge Examination Award Winners at KIS

Kinabalu International School is celebrating academic success with the news that two students have been awarded Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards in the AS Level and IGCSE Exams coordinated by Cambridge International Examinations. Maisie John was presented with two ‘Top in Malaysia’ Awards for her Geography and Business AS Levels at the awards ceremony held on […]

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Nov
08

U15 FOBISIA Games

At the end of the holidays on Sunday 28th October, we fare welled our largest FOBISIA Games team ever to take part in the U15 Games hosted by Sports Camps Australia and held at the wonderful  facilities of Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort in Phuket. It’s always a long first day of travel to reach […]

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Nov
03

FOBISIA Online Maths Challenge Success

In the two-week period before the half-term break students from Years 5 to 9 were invited to complete an online Maths challenge hosted by the Seoul Foreign School. Challenges were set at three different levels – Bronze, Silver and Gold, and at the lower levels multiple attempts were allowed. As you would expect, the questions […]

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Oct
31

Prefect Training

In the early morning of Saturday 13th October KIS prefects woke up from their snug beds and arrived at school bright, enthusiastic and ready for their Prefect Training. In the Multi Purpose Room, a room full of eager students from Year 10 to Year 13 gathered, the room buzzing with excitement and curiosity about what the next […]

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Oct
09

Celebrating our Global Community

On Thursday 4th October students, parents and staff came together to celebrate the diverse global community of Kinabalu International School. A favourite fixture on the KIS events calendar, International Day is a whole school celebration of over thirty different nationalities that make up KK’s most established International School. The event was successfully organised by the […]

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