Tuesday, 07 May 2019

IB Biology and IB Environmental Science Trip to Khao Yai

–By Divi Maheshwari– Every year, the Year One IB Biology and IB Environmental Science students go on an ecological trip to Khao Yai National Park during their ecology unit. The purpose of the trip is to perform field work and collect real data. Students get to experience nature and at...
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Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Library Project for Sarnelli House

–By Amy Sabpisal– Sarnelli House in Nongkai is home to many orphans and children formerly afflicted with HIV or AIDs. Every year, RIS high school students visit them with lots of donations for each house for their basic needs and also fun equipment for them to share. We also love...
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Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Mealworms, Caterpillars, and Moths! OH MY!

–By Jennie Thompson– This semester, the second grade has been investigating lots of different insects during their science classes. They have learned all about the body structures of mealworms, caterpillars, and silkworm moths. Additionally, our students have witnessed the life cycles of these bugs from egg to adult. Students cared...
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Tuesday, 07 May 2019

RIS 3rd Grader on MasterChef Junior Thailand

–By Elisia Brodeur– Earlier this year, I talked with KC, a 3rd grader in Ms. Cris’s class, to find out how this 8-year-old chef earned a place as a contestant on the popular TV show: MasterChef Junior Thailand, a competitive cooking game show series adapted from the British show, Junior...
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Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019

A Land of Red Roads and Fun: My Experience with Colors of Cambodia in Siem Reap

–By Pannawee (Biew Biew) Sakulwannadee–    Ah, Cambodia. A country so similar to Thailand, but different at the same time. Where the sun scorches down on you as you visit Angkor Wat and the impoverished streets are red with the natural earth. Recently, I visited Cambodia for a short service learning...
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Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019

ES Games Days

This year the ES had two Games Days: one just for the PreK and Kindergarten students on Friday, January 18, and a separate day for our students in grades 1–5 on Thursday, January 24.
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Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019

Gr 11 Student Launches Nonprofit: Eyesaver

–By Kritin (Bomb) Vongthongsri–  A 2016 investigation by the Ministry of Health in Thailand showed that a whopping 72% of primary school-aged children in Thailand are visually impaired. Among the detected conditions, refractive errors and amblyopia, or lazy eye, were most prevalent. Although easily preventable, the past decade has seen...
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Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019

HS Knowledge Bowl and Spirit Week

–By Elisia Brodeur–  February 11th–15th was this year’s High School Spirit Week, which saw students dressing up in a range of themes to express their school spirit and earn grade-level points. This year’s themes, determined by the student council, prompted a lot of creativity and a blaze of color. ...
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Monday, 22 Apr 2019

Todd Chutichetpong: The Perfect Score

–Interview by Elisia Brodeur–    Earlier this year I sat down with RIS alumnus Panuvat (Todd) Chutichetpong, who is currently a freshman at Harvard. On break from university for the holiday, Todd was kind enough to talk with me about life after RIS, life in Boston, and his remarkable achievement in...
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