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The Premier International School in Guangzhou

Established in 1981, AISG is the first international school in South China, and the only not for profit international school in Guangzhou. We are a diverse, private, co-educational day school, offering an international curriculum, guided by American educational values and principles.


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Did you know that a former AISG student is a published author? Her name is Shriya Asha Sharma, and just last January at the amazing age of 10, she published “Unicorn Adventures: The Dark Forest.” AISG had a chance to interview Shriya and learn more about her inspirational journey.

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Given the pandemic, Model United Nations (MUN) conferences have either been cancelled or have moved online. This was the nudge which encouraged our very own AISG students to create their own two-day MUN conference. Our MUN officers had a vision, and over four months they pulled together RAMSMUN hosting 30 of our own students.

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students learning about theatrical movements of the peking theater

Did you know that IB Theater learners have been busy exploring Peking Opera as well as various worldwide theater traditions this school year?  This past week, these students had the opportunity to work closely with two Peking Opera experts who helped them understand the theoretical and cultural context of this famous theater tradition while also teaching them some practical and physical exploration of the performance conventions.

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Did you know that part of the vision of AISG is to be a leader in providing compassionate learning for our students? The “Caught  You  Caring” initiative in the Elementary School is a great example of how AISG seeks to empower students to notice and praise others that are ‘caught caring' at AISG.

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large group photo of elementary students as they celebrate UN day

Elementary School students held a parade to celebrate United Nations Day, which is a strong tradition at AISG.  UN Day represents a day to reaffirm its ideals and students celebrated UN's ideal of world peace by showcasing its 50+ nationalities.  This important event is a powerful and visual reminder of AISG's values to embrace multiculturism, inclusiveness and global mindedness.

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cover of the annual report 2019-2020

This week AISG’s Board of Governors held its fall meeting for the members of the American School Association Guangzhou (ASAG), which is composed of current AISG parents. A record attendance of over 300 parents came to support the school and listen to the Board's review of the school's financial audit results, the published annual report and the Board's goals for the upcoming year.

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AISG formed an 18-member Quarantine Support Group and the PTA organized over 20 volunteers to welcome returning and new teachers and to help them be as comfortable as possible in quarantine. Read more about the volunteers' indispensable contributions and how the teachers have reacted to their generosity.

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Phase 1 of the MFP at Science Park is complete!
The biggest and immediate hit was the new grand staircase at its entrance. Students were naturally drawn to its ergonomic and open space with its wide benches and natural skylight.

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Happy Teachers' Day!

Thursday, September 10 is designated as Teachers' Day in China. It's a day to honor and show respect and gratitude for the hard work that teachers do. Our gratitude towards our biggest Rams goes beyond measure and we want to wish all teachers and educators around the world a very Happy Teacher's Day!

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Amy Silverman is in her second year at AISG where she is a preschool teacher and team lead. She is a passionate early childhood educator who constantly strives to learn new information about teaching, learning and child development.  Amy applies that information in her interactions with the children and their families, as well as sharing it with fellow educators.

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School Closure Update

The Guangdong Provincial Department of Education announced that local schools will commence online learning beginning March 2, that Kindergarten and Special Education Schools will not be required to participate in online learning and all schools will be closed until further notice, and that resumption date for local schools is still to be determined.

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