Geckos Invade The Pearl River Delta

Geckos Invade The Pearl River DeltaThis weekend was full of activities.  The AMIS Choir held at Bayside, a 9th grade water balloon and bake sale fundraiser at Jingshan, and the Pearl River Delta volleyball tournament held at QSI.

With 8 teams in both the boys and girls divisions, each team played three round-robin games during the day of play.  Both teams ended with a 2-1 record after this round robin play; the girls were narrowly bested by QSI in a tense, three-set match, and the boys losing to the eventual champions CGIS.

Seeded second in both divisions, the Geckos played for the bronze late in the afternoon.

The boys team, competing against Utahloy International School, were unlucky to not come away with a victory, and were edged out in two very close sets.

The lady Geckos lost the first set in their bronze-medal game, but rallied in both of the next two sets to emerge victorious and claim third place in a very competitive girls draw.

This tournament will prove to be a very important warm-up for the end-of-season ACAMIS tournament to be held later this weekend.  Let’s hope that our HS volleyball teams continue to represent the school with honor while bringing back some hardware  from Xiamen.

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Shekou International School was established in 1988. It is dedicated to meeting the diverse educational needs of the expatriate community. SIS is an international school with an American- based curriculum. The school is governed by International Schools Services (ISS) of Princeton, New Jersey.

We offer a rigorous academic program to meet parents' high expectations. We have state-of-the-art facilities and cater to learners from nursery through high school. A rich mix of academics, athletics, and activities delivered by a world-class faculty ensure maximum learning for students.

The Elementary School and Nursery campuses are located in our Mountainside and Parkside buildings, in the beautiful Jing Shan residential area. Middle and high school classes are housed in our Bayside campus, which is adjacent to the Coastal Rose Garden residential complex.

Our high school offers a rigorous college preparatory program. SIS is an International Baccalaureate World School currently offering the IB diploma program to grade 11 students. The program will begin for grade 12 students in August 2011.

The language of instruction is English for all classes, with the exception of proficiency- leveled Mandarin classes. Additionally, SIS offers the French National Curriculum in grades K-5 in which the language of instruction in academic subjects is French.

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