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INTL Alumni Award: Karl Yost

Silicon Valley International School (INTL) was proud to recognize alumnus Karl Yost with this year’s INTL Alumni Award at INTL’s Annual Gala & Auction. This award was bestowed on Karl with great admiration for his exceptional educational accomplishments and for embodying the transformative power of INTL’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme.

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Early Years Bilingualism
Building Linguistic Foundations in the Early Years
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Elementary School
Nurturing Multilingual Minds
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Community
Community Channels James Bond at INTL Annual Gala & Auction
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STEM Upper School
Unlocking the Global Language of Math
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Inquiry Learning Elementary School
Taking Action in Primary Years Programme: From Play to PYP Exhibition
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Upper School
Beyond the Classroom: Exploring Upper School Activities at INTL
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Community Social Emotional Learning High School
Growing the Future: INTL Students Cultivate Global Citizenship Through Service
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Inquiry Learning Middle School
The Bridge from Middle Years Programme to Diploma Programme
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Bilingualism Upper School
Cultural Connections: SEK International School Students Embrace INTL
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High School Achievement
My Transformative High School Experience
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High School STEM
From Inquiry to Insight: Spotlight on High School Science at INTL
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Alumni
Featured Alumna - Margot Serra, ‘10 (8th Grade)
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Lunar New Year: Year of the Dragon
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Upper School
College Readiness: How Early is Too Early?
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Culture Chinese Immersion Upper School
Global Connections: INTL's Impactful Exchange Program with New Taipei's TYK School
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High School Achievement
INTL Dragons Shine: Highlights from Yale University Model UN Conference
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Inquiry Learning Elementary School
Igniting Curiosity: The Power of Provocations
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Alumni French Immersion
Featured Alumna - Alex Lyzwa, ‘10 (8th Grade)
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Community
Chronicles of Creativity: Time-Traveling Arts Night
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Alumni French Immersion
Featured Alumna - Ariana Meyers, ‘10 (8th Grade) 
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Culture French Immersion
A Stroke of Culture: Achdé's Masterclass at INTL
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Community Culture
Celebrating Taste Week: Nurturing Young Palates
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Community Chinese Immersion
Mooncakes, Music, and Movement: PTA Moon Festival
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Community Alumni
Uncorking Memories: A Toast to Silicon Valley International School's 18th Annual Soirée du Vin
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Community
Faculty Volunteering: Coin Drive & Kenya
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Community Alumni
Featured Alumni - Eva Nicolas & Alistair McGregor, ‘03 & ‘04 (8th Grade)
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Achievement French Immersion
INTL Head of School Receives Ordre des Palmes académiques
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Community Alumni
INTL Connect - Navigating Paths and Prioritizing Well-Being
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Community Social Emotional Learning High School
Building Beyond Borders: High School Guatemala Service Trip
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High School Achievement
Excellent IB DP Results for Class of 2023
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Inquiry Learning Bilingualism
The Path to Academic Excellence: INTL’s Bilingual Journey & IB Continuum
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Inquiry Learning Elementary School
PYPx: Empowering Young Minds
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Inquiry Learning Early Years
The Power of Taking Risks
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion Elementary School
Integrating Language Learning through a Researcher's Lens
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High School STEM
Exploring Biology and Collaboration in The Baylands
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Inquiry Learning STEM Elementary School
Using Technology to Amplify Student Stories
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Achievement STEM
Achieving Excellence: The International Mathematical Kangaroo Contest
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Culture Middle School German Immersion
Mainz and More: Upper School Exchange Trip to Germany
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Culture Middle School Bilingualism
Bilingualism in the Spotlight: INTL’s 8th Grade Play
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Community High School
Making the Most of High School at INTL
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Inquiry Learning High School
Exploring the Great Outdoors: A Journey Through the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award
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STEM Elementary School
The Spiraling Approach of the PYP's STEM Program
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Culture French Immersion
From Fumel to Paris: 4th & 5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip
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Community Alumni
Featured Alumna - Isla Myles, '09 (5th Grade)
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Inquiry Learning Early Years
The Foundations of INTL’s C.O.R.E Values
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STEM Elementary School
From Concrete to Abstract: How Singapore Math Fosters Understanding
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Immersion and Exchange: 4th & 5th Grade Trip To Taiwan
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Bilingualism
The Impact of Language
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Inquiry Learning Bilingualism
INTL’s Bilingual Journey & IB Continuum: The Path to Academic Excellence
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Inquiry Learning
A Culture of Inquiry and Collaboration: Educators as Lifelong Learners
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Inquiry Learning Early Years
Visible Thinking: Fostering Inquiry in Early Years
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Community
Annual Gala and Auction: Let's Have A Ball
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Achievement Alumni
INTL Alumni Rising Star Award: Maia Chamberlain
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Culture French Immersion
Building Bonds Across Cultures: La Source Foreign Exchange Visit
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Culture Bilingualism
INTL Students Build Cultural Fluency: The Return of International Trips
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High School Achievement
High Schoolers Win Top Honors at 2023 California Poetry Contest "Concours de Poésie"
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
農曆新年快樂! (Happy Lunar New Year!) - The Year of the Rabbit
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Achievement
Congrats to our All-Stars
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Culture French Immersion
Bringing the Sweet Tradition of Galette des Rois to INTL
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Achievement Alumni
Featured Alumnus - Arthur Micha, ‘13 (8th Grade)
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Community Alumni
Arts Night Brings Together Parents, Students, and Alumni
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Community Culture
Arts Night, Let’s Play!
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Inquiry Learning
The Impact of Inquiry and Language Learning on Critical Thinking Skills
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Achievement Alumni
Featured Alumni - Maia Chamberlain & Bridget O'Keefe, ‘12 & ‘18 (8th Grade)
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High School Achievement
INTL at the Stanford University Model United Nations Conference XXVI
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Culture German Immersion
A Light in the World on St. Martin’s Day (Laternenfest)
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STEM Elementary School
Developing Math Skills in Elementary School
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Community Achievement Alumni
Featured Alumni - André & Alexander Gouyet, ‘05 & ‘09 (5th Grade)
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Culture
Taste Week 2022 - Exploring the World Through Food
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Bilingualism Upper School
Upper School Language Acquisition, Starting a New Language Journey
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Culture German Immersion Upper School
Frank Muschalle's Boogie Woogie Tour Sponsored by the German Consulate
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Community
A Fun-Filled and Record-Breaking Soirée du Vin!
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Inquiry Learning High School
Extended Essays in the Diploma Programme
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
The Benefits of Water Play
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
PTA Moon Festival - Lighting the Way to Prosperity
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Community Achievement Alumni
Master in the Kitchen and the Community: INTL Alum Guillaume Bienaimé
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Inquiry Learning Social Emotional Learning Early Years
New Spaces Foster Play and Learning in the Early Years
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Community Alumni
INTL Connect - A Balance of Art and Animation
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Inquiry Learning High School
The Journey Begins for our Diploma Programme Students
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Achievement Alumni
Featured Alumnus - Christopher Bishop, ‘85 (5th Grade)
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Culture German Immersion Elementary School
Schultüte - A German Tradition Celebrated by INTL 1st Grade
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Social Emotional Learning
Three Things To Set You Up For Success As An Upper School Student
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High School Achievement
Graduates Excel in 2022 IBDP
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Inquiry Learning
The Impact of Inquiry and Language Learning on Critical Thinking Skills
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Community High School
A Better and More Peaceful World in the High School
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Community
Voice, Choice, and Ownership: Agency in the Primary Years Programme
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Inquiry Learning
Modern Multilingualism: Teaching and Learning
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Inquiry Learning Early Years
Hands-On Learning Experiences in K-5
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Post-Pandemic Bilingual Development: Data-Driven Literacy Instruction
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Inquiry Learning Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Restaurant du Chêne: Play-Based Language Learning in the Early Years
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Symbolic Representation in Early Years Learning
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High School Achievement
Aspects of Achievements: High School Projects
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Social Emotional Learning
Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging: Mission-Driven & Student-Centered
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Community Middle School
INTL Teens Against E-Waste (Sophie S., 7th Grade)
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Achievement Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Cara Green
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Community
Gala's Grand Return
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Community
Spirit of INTL: Sophie Gassée Baxter
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Community
INTL Food Truck Fundraiser for Ukraine
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Achievement Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Niklas Wittig
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Culture
Camping in the Cold: Duke of Edinburgh "Adventurous Journey"
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Culture
Fostering Discussion about Race and Culture at Home
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Culture French Immersion
French Program Students Can Acquire Le Diplôme National du Brevet des Collèges
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy Lunar New Year!  Happy Year of the Tiger!
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Culture French Immersion
Galette des Rois
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Natalie Morin
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Community
Introducing the next INTL Head of School, Barbara Greiner
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Community
Arts Night 2021:  Adventure!
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Community
Nyla H. - UN Climate Change Conference
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Culture German Immersion
Shadows and Songs: INTL St. Martin's Parade
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Claire Lin
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Social Emotional Learning
Model United Nations: Leadership in Practice
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Community Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Karl Yost
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Community
Welcome Back, Soirée du Vin!
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Social Emotional Learning
Peace Day Puppets and Social Emotional Learning
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Social Emotional Learning
“How was your day?”: Questions to Engage Your Child
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Lanterns in the Night: INTL Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
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Culture German Immersion Elementary School
Cones on Cohn: A Schultüte Celebration!
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Alix Barry
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Community Alumni
INTL Connect Networking: A Conversation on Early-Stage Technology Startups
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Inquiry Learning
Approaches to Learning
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Middle School Achievement
Congratulations to our 2021 Graduating Class!
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Bilingualism
Enhancing Your Child's Bilingual Learning at Home
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Community
Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at INTL
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Social Emotional Learning
Pushing Your Limits: The Duke of Edinburgh "Adventurous Journey"
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Community
Outdoor Learning in the Early Years – “The Environment is the Third Teacher”
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Community
Exploring Student Passions: What is a Personal Project?
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Middle School STEM
Integrated Science in the Middle School Years
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Bilingualism
Student Reflection: "We Don't Live in a Country, But in a Language"
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INTL’s Virtual Gala & Auction: Going Above and Beyond
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Inquiry Learning
8 Books to Share Asian American + Pacific Islander Voices with Your Child
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Achievement
Adventure, Achievement, and Service – The Duke of Edinburgh International Award
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Community
Student Service in a Time of Need
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy 牛 Niú (New) Year: Year of the Ox
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Social Emotional Learning
Student + Parent Wellness Tips for a Challenging Time
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Community
10 Books To Inspire Your Child – The IB Learner Profile Attributes
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Community
Arts Night Reinvented
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Community
Supporting the Local Community – PTA Sponsors Gamble Garden Festival of Trees
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Culture Middle School STEM
Art + Technology: Middle School Students Bring Drawings to Life in Virtual Reality
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Community
INTL Community Shares Its Gratitude
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Inquiry Learning
The Extended Essay: University-Level Research and Writing in the IB Diploma Programme
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Culture
Studying Abroad: Soccer, Croissants, and French
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Inquiry Learning
Personal Projects - Research, Creativity and Critical Thinking
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Bilingualism
5 Ways You Can Support Your Child's Bilingualism During Distance Learning
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Inquiry Learning
Opportunity Awaits! How the IB Diploma Programme Sets Students Up for Success in College Applications
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Community
10 Tips for Social-Emotional Wellness During Distance Learning
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Bilingualism
5 Benefits of Bilingual Education
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Community
TOGETHER: Silicon Valley International School & Alto Announce Full Merger
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Community
Welcome New 2020-2021 Silicon Valley International School Faculty!
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Community
Developing an International Mindset
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Community
Shared Memories in Time for Our School's 40th Anniversary Celebration
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Inquiry Learning Early Years STEM
Distance Learning in the Early Years – Learning to Think Scientifically by Exploring Light and Shadow
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Achievement
Showcasing Student Work
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Community
Distance Learning Beyond the Screen – Insights for Parents
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Inquiry Learning Middle School
Expanding Diversity in Middle School Literature
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Early Years Bilingualism
Early Years Pre-literacy: The Foundation for Reading and Writing in Two Languages
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Social Emotional Learning
Kicking off Our Distance Learning Plan
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Community
The Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Years Education at INTL
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Inquiry Learning French Immersion
French National Curriculum Comes Alive Through Inquiry
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Community
Mirrors and Windows: Diversity and Inclusion in Children's Literature
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Community
Exciting Announcements About the Future of Our School
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy Chinese New Year – Year of the Rat!
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Inquiry Learning
Service and Action – Middle School Animal Advocacy Club
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Social Emotional Learning
Service and Action – Creating a French Audiobook Library for Students with Learning Differences
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Early Years Bilingualism
Bilingualism in the Early Years
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Community
Arts Night 2019: Art in ACTION!
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Community Alumni
Alumna Christine H. Crowned Champion of the Americas in Chinese Bridge Language Competition
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years Bilingualism
The Importance of “Playing Pretend” in Bilingual Development
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Community
PreK Transforms Classroom into L’expo Idéale with Hervé Tullet
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Culture
International Middle Schoolers Create Virtual Reality Tours of Cohn Campus
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STEM Elementary School
Meaningful Learning through Virtual and Augmented Reality
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2019: A Community of Wine Lovers
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Community Early Years
Early Years Parcours ­– Developing Motor Skills & Resilience
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Inquiry Learning
Meaningful Learning
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Culture Middle School Bilingualism
Radio INTL – International Middle Schoolers Produce Their Own Podcast in French & Chinese
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Community
Keeping the Spirit of Confucius Alive at INTL
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Community
Celebrating the International Day of Peace at INTL
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Bilingualism
5 Ways to Support Your Child's Bilingualism at Home
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Early Years Bilingualism
6 Insights into Raising a Bilingual Child: The Early Years
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Middle School Social Emotional Learning
Wellness in Middle School
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Community
Why Reading is the Best Homework – Building a Foundation of Literacy
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Social Emotional Learning
Learning Spaces for Our Youngest Students
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Bilingualism
Raising a Third Culture Kid
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Community
Digital Portraits by 8th Grader Cybille I. Celebrate 2019 Graduates!
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Inquiry Learning
Our School's First Ever PYPx: 5th Graders Showcase their Learning and Action
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Community Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Jeremy Rossmann
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Middle School STEM
Middle Schoolers Take on Advanced Mathematics at MATH en JEANS Conference
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Community
Ruby Celebration Gala: Happy 40th Birthday!
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Social Emotional Learning
Celebrating Black History Month at ISTP
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Community
INTL Authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) PYP School
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Community Middle School
Lights, Camera, Action! International Middle Schoolers Explore Filmmaking
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Community Middle School Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Neel Ramachandran
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy New Year – Year of the Pig!
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Middle School STEM
Anatomy Comes to Life – 7th Graders Design & Construct Robotic Arms
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Inquiry Learning
The Inquiry Learning Cycle
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Community
Celebrating 5 Years of Computer Science Classes at INTL!
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Community
Arts Night 2018: Reflections
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Community
Navigating the Playground – 7 Things Parents Need to Know About Schoolyard Conflict
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Liz Ericson
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Developmental Milestones in the Early Years
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Community
MYP Service & Action Reflection: Caring for Our Local Environment by Talinn H.
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Community
Expressing "Who We Are" – INTL Identity Project
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2018: Uniting in Generosity for INTL & Napa Fire Relief
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Bilingualism
Bilingualism Gives Students a Head Start in Learning a 3rd or 4th Language
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Middle School Social Emotional Learning
Middle School Advisory Program Supports Students Through the Challenging Years of Early Adolescence
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Culture Middle School
And Away We Go! Experiential Learning in Middle School
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Social Emotional Learning
10 Tips for a Less Stressful Morning
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Community Middle School
Introducing Flex Time – A New Outlet for Creativity in our International Middle School
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Achievement Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Rémy Pieron
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Social Emotional Learning
Making Student Wellness a Priority
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Culture Bilingualism
What is Cultural Fluency and Why is it Important for My Child?
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Community
Silicon Valley’s Premier Wine Auction Supports Napa Fire Relief
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Geneviève Gish Allouche
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Community
Networking at INTL May Land You Your Next Job
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Social Emotional Learning
Ideas for a Preschooler-Approved, Healthy & Fun Snack Time
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
How to Help Your Preschool-Aged Child Manage Their Emotions
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Social Emotional Learning
Why Play is Your Preschooler's Most Important Job
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Community Chinese Immersion
Guest Blogger Cindy Chiang: Chinese Immersion Collaboration and Leadership
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Community
Courage in the Spotlight – 5 Ways Your Child Can Benefit from the Performing Arts
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Community
Gala Auction Lot: The Amazing Race: INTL Edition, May 5th
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Community
Outstanding Gala Experiences by INTL Teachers & Staff
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STEM
Design Beyond the MakerSpace
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Community
Gala Auction Lot: Casino Royale: Parents' Night Off, May 12th
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Achievement Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Paul Nauleau
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Community
Service Learning Reflection–Care Packages for the Palo Alto Homeless–by Claire Y.
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Community
Service Learning Reflection – Volunteering for the American Canine Institute – by Kasper H.
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Community
Service Learning Reflection–Volunteering at a Senior Center–by Katya O.
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Achievement Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Arthur Bretschneider
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Social Emotional Learning
How do You Define Success? – Raising a Well-Balanced Student
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Community
5 Ways to Build Resiliency
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Community
Night Fever Gala – A Labor of Love and an Evening of Disco Magic!
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Social Emotional Learning
Humanitarian and Renowned Photographer, Reza Talks to Students About Social Change Through Art
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Anne Thuéry
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Middle School Social Emotional Learning
“Young People Have a Voice Too” – Middle School Student Council Leads Participation in National School Walkout Day
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Culture
Deeper Understanding Through Travel
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Inquiry Learning Middle School
Collaborative Design Thinking in Middle School
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Social Emotional Learning
10 Tips to Help Your Adolescent Find Balance in the Digital Age
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Community
7 Tips to Help You Navigate Your Child's Social World
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Community
Update: Volunteer and Donation Efforts for Northern California Fires
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Middle School STEM
Skate Park Geometry – Learning Math Conceptually in the International Middle School
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Community
Top 10 Picture Books for Kids
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Community
Welcome New 2018 Faculty and Staff!
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Community
Arts Night 2017: INTL Community Gathers Together “Under One Sky”
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Social Emotional Learning
Top 5 Educational Toys to Buy Your Young Child
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Inquiry Learning
5 Tips to Develop a Child's Curiosity and Analytical Skills
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Laura Yim
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Bilingualism
The Art of Multilingualism
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Community
INTL Staff Responds to Northern California Fires
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2017: An Unprecedented Outpouring of Generosity
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Community Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Dr. Raphaël Repellin
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Community
Welcome New 2017–2018 Faculty!
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Social Emotional Learning
It's Your Child's First Day at INTL! Ten Tips for a Great Start to Preschool
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Social Emotional Learning
It's Back-to-School Time! Tips to Help Your Elementary-Aged Child Have a Smooth Transition
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Community Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Montera Espinosa
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion STEM
5th Grade Singapore Math Experts Take Action
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Achievement
5th Grader Ylias G. Takes 1st Prize at PGL Dictée Finals!
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Achievement Chinese Immersion
INTL Students Excel at 2017 San Francisco Chinese Speech Contest
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Bloggers Erin O'Rielly & Liz Evans: Teachers as Learners
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Guest Blogger Ya-Ching Chang: 4th Grade Cultural Exchange and Experiential Learning in China
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Community
Hollywood Glitz & Glamour – Thank You for Our Most Successful Gala Ever!
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Inquiry Learning Middle School French Immersion
8th Graders Reenact Historical Trial to Learn about the French Judicial System
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Middle School STEM
Guest Blogger: The Thales Theorem, by 8th Grader Klavie G.
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion Bilingualism
Guest Bloggers Chu Hsi Tseng & Shu Chun Tai: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Chinese Language and Literacy
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Social Emotional Learning
7 Tips For Your Child’s Social-Emotional Well-Being, from Sheri Glucoft Wong
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Community Alumni
Alumni Parent Global Dinner Gathering
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Culture
Year of the Rooster Performances Showcase Students’ Cultural Literacy
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Community
Guest Blogger Jacqueline Cody: Collaborative Planning
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Community
Arts Night 2017: CaliforniART – Celebrating the Golden State!
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Developing Friendship in Early Childhood
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Social Emotional Learning
Silicon Valley International School Standout Volunteers
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Guest Blogger Ying Liang: Taking A Deeper Look Into The Nursery Cooking Activities
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger Annie Madigan: Inquiring Into the Ways We are Balanced
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Melanie Maynarich: Conscious Discipline
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2016: California’s Best Winemakers Gather to Support INTL
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Community
The Inquiry Cycle in Action in 4th Grade
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Inquiry Learning
Learning Through the Lens of "Three Teachers" at INTL
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Bilingualism
Guest Blogger Ying Liang – Journal Sharing: Scaffolding Children’s Second Language Acquisition through Meaningful Conversations
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Community
Welcome to INTL's New 2016–2017 Faculty and Staff!
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Social Emotional Learning
4th and 5th Graders Learn About the U.S. Electoral Process with Mock Election
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Achievement Chinese Immersion
INTL Students Take Top Honors at Chinese Speech Contest
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Community
Facilities Lead the Way in Environmental Stewardship
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Culture Chinese Immersion
5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip: Exploring Taipei
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Community
PE and Athletics at INTL
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Inquiry Learning
Author Chris Rumble Visits INTL! – A Blog by 3rd Graders Sophie L. and Lorenne L.
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Community
Gala 2016: INTL Community Roars into the ‘20s and Surpasses Itself in Generosity!
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Community
Guest Blogger Lauren Christel: INTL's First Ever Student-Led Conferences
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion Elementary School
Guest Bloggers Heidi Smith and Ya-Ching Chang: Inquiry Learning in 3rd Grade English and Chinese
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Community
10 Tips That Will Help You Enjoy Gala
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STEM
Joanna Hoffman Offers Sage Advice to Young People at INTL’s Pioneering Women in Technology Event
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years
Guest Blogger Cécile Roques: Pre-K Music, Pre-Reading, and Art Inspired by “Peter and the Wolf”
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Community
INTL Introduces Student-Led Conferences
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
From the Chinese Program Director: New Year Wishes and Next Steps for the INTL Chinese Program
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Community
The International Adventures of the Lee Family – Switching Programs but Keeping the Same INTL Spirit
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Community
Arts Night 2015: A Winter Wonderland of Creativity and Magic
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Social Emotional Learning
Attention Professional Translators: Are you Smarter than an INTL Third Grader?
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger Carol Slattery: Inquiry Learning in the Early Years
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Culture French Immersion
5th Graders Experience French Culture and History First-Hand in Blérancourt, France
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Inquiry Learning
Kate's Blog: Inspiring Inquiry at INTL
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Community
Guest Blogger Rebecka Langum: 4th Grade Environmental Education in Coloma
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Community
Soirée du Vin 2015: Celebrating a Decade of Opulent Wine and International Connections
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Community
Guest Blogger Heidi Smith: Johnny Appleseed Inspires Interdisciplinary Connections
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger Jacqueline Cody: A Third Grade Class Reflects on Their Trip to Little Basin
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Inquiry Learning German Immersion
Guest Blogger Lauren Christel: Making Connections Across Programs With Elementary School “Houses”
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Carol Slattery: Mindfulness for Children
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Community
Guest Blogger Mike Kulbieda: Introducing INTL’s New Elementary MakerSpace!
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Community
Welcome to INTL's New 2015–2016 Faculty and Staff!
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Community Early Years
Cowper Campus Renovations: Intentional Design for Early Years Learning and Outdoor Discovery
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Philippe's Blog: How Curiosity and Failure are Key for Lifelong Learning
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Culture
Graduation 2015: A Bittersweet Farewell to a Unique Educational Journey
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Community
Guest Blogger: Kate Lussen: Let Summer Be a Time for Discovery
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Community
Guest Blogger Lucas Gonzalez: Shakespeare in Syria
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Achievement French Immersion
Student Takes Home 1st in Region at La Dictée P.G.L. in Montreal
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Achievement Chinese Immersion Bilingualism
Guest Blogger Chris Livaccari: INTL Students Take Top Honors at the Mandarin Speech Contest!
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Culture French Immersion
Guest Blogger Barbara Greiner: Exploring Paris and Studying at La Source School
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STEM
TeenTechSF @ INTL – The Language of Tech
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Experiential Learning in Hangzhou, China
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Community Chinese Immersion
5th Grade Cultural Exchange – Touring Taipei, Attending GaoYuan Elementary School
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Culture French Immersion
Cultural Immersion in Fumel, France
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Community
Visit from Author Sara Pennypacker – A Celebration of Creative Writing!
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Social Emotional Learning
Student Blogger Tai Noelle R. – 3rd Grade Poetry Slam
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Community
Gala 2015: INTL Community Rallies for the Most Successful Gala to Date!
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Arnaud Cabanel: Conservation in our Own Backyard
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Community
Guest Blogger Gary Meeker: INTL Makes an Impressive Showing at SF CNY Parade!
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Community
Guest Blogger Jean-François Merckling: State of Athletics 2015
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Bloggers Erin and Jacoba: Sensory Exploration Within our Nursery Themes
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Social Emotional Learning Early Years Chinese Immersion
Guest Blogger Ying Liang: Chinese Nursery Students Gain Confidence and Language Skills in Show and Tell
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Inquiry Learning
“How-To”– 1st Graders Learn by Teaching Others
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Community
ISTP Athletics Update
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Community Early Years Chinese Immersion
Guest Blogger Shu-Chun Tai: Student Reflection and Self-Assessment in Kindergarten
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Community Culture
Guest Blogger David Huang: Creating “INTL International Airport” for Arts Night
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Culture French Immersion
5th Graders Take Virtual Tour of the Musée de la Grande Guerre in Meaux, France
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Community
Top 5 Reasons to Join Girls on the Run Team
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Community
Arts Night 2014: Every Student Has a Chance to Shine
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Inquiry Learning STEM
Philippe’s Blog: Pioneering a Computer Science Curriculum at INTL
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Culture
Guest Blogger: Alyssa H.: Making Connections Through Exchange
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Community
An Eye on the Future: Board of Trustees and Strategic Planning
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Community
Intentional Project and Theme Based Curriculum in Early Years Program
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Maryam Shabani: An Update on Playground Activities
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Bilingualism
Guest Blogger Dr. Judith Lessow-Hurley: Benefits of a Bilingual Education
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Community
A Decade with QiuShi Elementary School
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Social Emotional Learning
The Power of Play
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Culture
Experiential Learning in Blérancourt, France
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Community
The Inimitable Soirée du Vin: Friendship, Generosity, and Fine Wine
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Inquiry Learning Chinese Immersion Elementary School
Creativity, Collaboration, and Design Thinking in 1st Grade Chinese
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Social Emotional Learning
4th Graders Explore Nature, History at Coloma Outdoor School
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Social Emotional Learning
Experiential Learning: 3rd Grade Overnight Trip to Point Reyes
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Community Bilingualism
INTL Announces Speaker Series on Bilingualism
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Inquiry Learning Alumni
Alumnus Seeks Academic Challenge as He Begins College at Age 15
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Inquiry Learning
Environmental Education: 5th Grade Overnight Trip to Malakoff State Park
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Achievement
5th Grader Alanna Y. Wins 3D Printing for Humanity Scholarship
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Bilingualism
Kate's Blog: Bilingualism, Brains, and Back-to-School
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Community
Expansion for Innovation Summer 2014: Thoughtful Design with Learning in Mind
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Community
Rolling out the Red Carpet to Welcome New Parents
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Community
Welcome to INTL's New 2014–2015 Faculty!
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STEM
Guest Blogger Elisabeth Lepert: Middle Schoolers Engage with the Scientific Process
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Community
Graduation 2014: Celebrating, Giving Thanks, Saying Goodbye
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Social Emotional Learning
John Steinbeck and Diego Rivera: Making Connections Between Art and Literature
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Culture Middle School French Immersion
Middle School Cultural Exchange Trip to La Source School: Complete Linguistic and Cultural Immersion
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Community
Students Excel in 39th Annual Mandarin Speech Contest
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Inquiry Learning
Cowper Campus Spring Break Mini Camp: Voyaging into Space!
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Inquiry Learning
Peter and the Wolf: Kindergarteners Connect Words, Music, and Art
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Community
Guest Blogger Suzanne O'Brien: Trustee Education
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Culture Middle School Chinese Immersion
Middle School Cultural Exchange Trip: Life at the Wuhou Foreign Language School
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Culture Chinese Immersion
4th/5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip to China: Exploring Shanghai, Learning at Qiu Shi Elementary
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Culture Chinese Immersion Elementary School
4th/5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip to Taiwan: Update from Gaoyuan Elementary School
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Community French Immersion
Update from Fumel: Ropes Course, Visiting Rocamadour, Cahors, and Paris!
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Culture Middle School Chinese Immersion
Middle School Cultural Exchange Trip: Greetings from Chengdu!
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Culture Chinese Immersion
4th/5th Grade Cultural Exchange Trip to Taiwan: Touring Taipei, Attending Gaoyuan Elementary School
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Culture French Immersion
Update from Fumel: Arriving and Exploring Château de Bonaguil
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Community
Middle School Red Cross Club Works for a Greater Purpose
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Maryam Shabani: Fun Structured Games Supplement Free Play at Recess
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STEM French Immersion
French Program 6th Graders Teach Kindergarteners About Plant Growth in Collaborative Science Project
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STEM
Students Beta Test New Educational iPad Apps
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger: Olivier Monteil: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dictée
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STEM
INTL to Offer Unique Programming Workshop Over Spring Break
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Community French Immersion
Celebrates Le Petit Prince's 70th Anniversary
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Social Emotional Learning
Social Emotional Learning Beyond the Classroom: The Playground at INTL
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Maryam Shabani: Social Emotional Learning - Responsibility and Empathy
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Community
Student and Faculty Achievements: Leyla and Ying Recognized for Excellence in Writing, Teaching
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Community
February Break Mini Camp on Cowper Campus: Where the Wild Things Are
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Community
Stand Up Against Bullying!
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Community
Guest Blogger Béatrice Bergemont: February Break Mini Camp on Cohn Campus – The Winter Olympics
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Inquiry Learning
Guest Blogger Béatrice Bergemont: After School Enrichment Activities Help Students Find Their Passion
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Social Emotional Learning
Guest Blogger Maryam Shabani: Recess – A Time For Social Emotional Learning
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Culture French Immersion
5th Graders Meet French President François Hollande!
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Community Chinese Immersion
Chinese New Year Float Building – The Flying Horse Takes Shape!
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Community
Guest Blogger François Guèdenet: Doing What is Best for Our Students
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Middle School Achievement Bilingualism
Philippe’s Blog: Standardized Testing and the Bilingual Child
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STEM
Guest Blogger Véronique Merckling: Cohn Campus Students Become Computer Programmers for an Hour
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Community Early Years
The Essence of an “E” in Early Years and Elementary School
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Community
Why Are We Photocopy Free? Eco Sensibility and the Development of the Whole Child
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Community
Guest Blogger: Kammie B. Brings Innovative Flipped Teaching to 7th Grade Pre-Algebra
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Community
Arts Night 2013: An Extraordinary Evening!
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Community
Judo Club: Lessons in Sportsmanship at Palo Alto Judo Tournament
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Community
Gratitude: Defining Family
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Philippe's Blog: The Challenges and Rewards of Preparing for Accreditation
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Community
Silicon Valley International School Named “Green Leader” by City of Palo Alto
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Community
Fall Mini Camp: A Week of Creativity and Fun
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Community Early Years
Matisse in the Kindergarten Classroom
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Social Emotional Learning
What is Developmentally Appropriate?
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5th Grade Trip to Blérancourt: Paris and the Fôret de Compiègne
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Community
Taste Week on Cowper Campus
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Community
Why Students Will Lead the World
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Inquiry Learning Middle School
5th Grade Trip to Blérancourt: Stone-cutting, Sculpture, and Archery!
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Inquiry Learning
When the Teachers Become Students
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Culture
Learning through Cuisine - INTL Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Taste Week
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Culture French Immersion
5th Grade Trip to Blérancourt: Arriving and Exploring the Countryside
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Community
Choir Begins for 2013-2014 School Year
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Exchange Students Arrive from Quishi Elementary!
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Bilingualism French Immersion
I believe in the INTL bilingual journey...
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Social Emotional Learning
The Magic of Red Carpet
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Chinese Immersion STEM Elementary School
Singapore Math at INTL
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Social Emotional Learning
Making INTL the Safest School Possible – Faculty and Staff Participate in a Disaster Simulation
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Social Emotional Learning
Cohn Campus Transformed by INTL's Determined and Dedicated Maintenance Crew
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Community
Welcome to INTL’s New 2013-2014 Faculty!
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Community
Excitement Builds for Opening of the New Cohn Campus
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Community
Expansion for Innovation Construction Update #2
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Community
Expansion for Innovation Construction Update
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Community
Learning Through Dance
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Community
8th Grade Graduation Ceremony - A Beautiful, Emotional Farewell to INTL
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Community
INTL Goes to the White House
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Culture French Immersion
4th Graders Tour Versailles – Virtually!
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Community
My Top 10 Kermesse Survival Tips for Parents
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Community
Excitement Builds for 1,000 sq. ft. Addition to Cohn Campus Building
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STEM Elementary School
ISTP 3rd Grader Devyn B. Is a Tech Wizard
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Community
Creating Classrooms of the Future
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Community
Rothschild Multipurpose Room Renovation Will Increase PE Options, Create Indoor/Outdoor Flexibility
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Community
New Media Hub Will Transform Student Learning at INTL
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Culture Middle School Bilingualism
8th Graders to Present Three Plays - Thursday, May 23
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Community
Parents' Day on Cowper
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Community
Expansion for Innovation Evening: Exciting Plans for Cohn Campus Are Revealed
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Culture
Guest Student Blogger Saxon H.: The Gym We Built in Costa Rica
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Achievement Chinese Immersion Bilingualism
INTL Students Take Top Honors at 38th Annual Mandarin Speech Contest
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Middle School Achievement
INTL 6th Graders Sweep CCTE Writing Competition
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Community
Earth Week on Cowper
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Culture
Guest Student Blogger Alix: My International Service Project in Costa Rica
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Advice for Traveling in China
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Middle School STEM
Seventh Graders Build a Dodecahedron!
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Last Day in China
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Community Chinese Immersion
Mandarin Speech Presentations – Congratulations to our Talented Speakers!
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Goodbye Hangzhou. Hello Wuxi, Suzhou, & Shanghai!
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Three Days at the Qiushi School
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Culture Chinese Immersion
The Spring Field Trip with the Qiushi School
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Culture French Immersion
Update from Fumel – the 4th Grade French Exchange Trip
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Culture Chinese Immersion
The Great Wall, Tech Museum, & Olympic Park
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Beihai Park, Prince Gong's Palace, Tiananmen Square, & The Forbidden City
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Culture Chinese Immersion
A Night on the Sleeper Train
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Sunday in Hangzhou
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Culture Chinese Immersion
Greetings from Beijing!
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Culture Chinese Immersion
First Day at the Qiushi School
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Community
Student Creativity on Display at Music Week
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Culture French Immersion
Fumel, Days 1 & 2
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Community
Get to Know the INTL Board of Trustees
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Community
The Exquisite Elegance of the Black and White Ball – INTL’s Event of the Year!
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Culture
Iranian New Year Presentation
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Community
INTL is one of the Safest Schools in Palo Alto
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Community
Guest Blogger: Parent Naama Tal Reflects on the INTL Experience
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Community
Black and White day on Cowper