Silicon Valley International School Blog

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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Lunar New Year: Year of the Dragon
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Community
Chronicles of Creativity: Time-Traveling Arts Night
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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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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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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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Community High School
Making the Most of High School at INTL
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Community Alumni
Featured Alumna - Isla Myles, '09 (5th Grade)
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Community
Annual Gala and Auction: Let's Have A Ball
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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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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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Community Achievement Alumni
Featured Alumni - André & Alexander Gouyet, ‘05 & ‘09 (5th Grade)
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Community
A Fun-Filled and Record-Breaking Soirée du Vin!
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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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Community Alumni
INTL Connect - A Balance of Art and Animation
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Community High School
A Better and More Peaceful World in the High School
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Voice, Choice, and Ownership: Agency in the Primary Years Programme
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Community Middle School
INTL Teens Against E-Waste (Sophie S., 7th Grade)
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Gala's Grand Return
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Spirit of INTL: Sophie Gassée Baxter
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INTL Food Truck Fundraiser for Ukraine
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy Lunar New Year!  Happy Year of the Tiger!
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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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Arts Night 2021:  Adventure!
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Nyla H. - UN Climate Change Conference
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Claire Lin
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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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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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Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at INTL
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Outdoor Learning in the Early Years – “The Environment is the Third Teacher”
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Exploring Student Passions: What is a Personal Project?
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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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10 Books To Inspire Your Child – The IB Learner Profile Attributes
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Arts Night Reinvented
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Supporting the Local Community – PTA Sponsors Gamble Garden Festival of Trees
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INTL Community Shares Its Gratitude
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10 Tips for Social-Emotional Wellness During Distance Learning
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TOGETHER: Silicon Valley International School & Alto Announce Full Merger
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Welcome New 2020-2021 Silicon Valley International School Faculty!
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Developing an International Mindset
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Shared Memories in Time for Our School's 40th Anniversary Celebration
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Distance Learning Beyond the Screen – Insights for Parents
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The Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Years Education at INTL
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Mirrors and Windows: Diversity and Inclusion in Children's Literature
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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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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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PreK Transforms Classroom into L’expo Idéale with Hervé Tullet
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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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Keeping the Spirit of Confucius Alive at INTL
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Celebrating the International Day of Peace at INTL
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Why Reading is the Best Homework – Building a Foundation of Literacy
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Digital Portraits by 8th Grader Cybille I. Celebrate 2019 Graduates!
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Community Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Jeremy Rossmann
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Ruby Celebration Gala: Happy 40th Birthday!
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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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Celebrating 5 Years of Computer Science Classes at INTL!
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Arts Night 2018: Reflections
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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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MYP Service & Action Reflection: Caring for Our Local Environment by Talinn H.
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Expressing "Who We Are" – INTL Identity Project
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Soirée du Vin 2018: Uniting in Generosity for INTL & Napa Fire Relief
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Community Middle School
Introducing Flex Time – A New Outlet for Creativity in our International Middle School
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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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Networking at INTL May Land You Your Next Job
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Community Chinese Immersion
Guest Blogger Cindy Chiang: Chinese Immersion Collaboration and Leadership
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Courage in the Spotlight – 5 Ways Your Child Can Benefit from the Performing Arts
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Gala Auction Lot: The Amazing Race: INTL Edition, May 5th
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Outstanding Gala Experiences by INTL Teachers & Staff
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Gala Auction Lot: Casino Royale: Parents' Night Off, May 12th
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Service Learning Reflection–Care Packages for the Palo Alto Homeless–by Claire Y.
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Service Learning Reflection – Volunteering for the American Canine Institute – by Kasper H.
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Service Learning Reflection–Volunteering at a Senior Center–by Katya O.
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5 Ways to Build Resiliency
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Night Fever Gala – A Labor of Love and an Evening of Disco Magic!
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Anne Thuéry
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7 Tips to Help You Navigate Your Child's Social World
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Update: Volunteer and Donation Efforts for Northern California Fires
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Top 10 Picture Books for Kids
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Welcome New 2018 Faculty and Staff!
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Arts Night 2017: INTL Community Gathers Together “Under One Sky”
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Laura Yim
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INTL Staff Responds to Northern California Fires
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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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Welcome New 2017–2018 Faculty!
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Community Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Montera Espinosa
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Hollywood Glitz & Glamour – Thank You for Our Most Successful Gala Ever!
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Community Alumni
Alumni Parent Global Dinner Gathering
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Guest Blogger Jacqueline Cody: Collaborative Planning
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Arts Night 2017: CaliforniART – Celebrating the Golden State!
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Soirée du Vin 2016: California’s Best Winemakers Gather to Support INTL
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The Inquiry Cycle in Action in 4th Grade
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Welcome to INTL's New 2016–2017 Faculty and Staff!
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Facilities Lead the Way in Environmental Stewardship
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PE and Athletics at INTL
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Gala 2016: INTL Community Roars into the ‘20s and Surpasses Itself in Generosity!
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Guest Blogger Lauren Christel: INTL's First Ever Student-Led Conferences
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10 Tips That Will Help You Enjoy Gala
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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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The International Adventures of the Lee Family – Switching Programs but Keeping the Same INTL Spirit
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Arts Night 2015: A Winter Wonderland of Creativity and Magic
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Guest Blogger Rebecka Langum: 4th Grade Environmental Education in Coloma
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Soirée du Vin 2015: Celebrating a Decade of Opulent Wine and International Connections
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Guest Blogger Heidi Smith: Johnny Appleseed Inspires Interdisciplinary Connections
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Guest Blogger Mike Kulbieda: Introducing INTL’s New Elementary MakerSpace!
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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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Guest Blogger: Kate Lussen: Let Summer Be a Time for Discovery
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Guest Blogger Lucas Gonzalez: Shakespeare in Syria
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Community Chinese Immersion
5th Grade Cultural Exchange – Touring Taipei, Attending GaoYuan Elementary School
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Visit from Author Sara Pennypacker – A Celebration of Creative Writing!
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Gala 2015: INTL Community Rallies for the Most Successful Gala to Date!
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Guest Blogger Gary Meeker: INTL Makes an Impressive Showing at SF CNY Parade!
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Guest Blogger Jean-François Merckling: State of Athletics 2015
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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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Top 5 Reasons to Join Girls on the Run Team
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Arts Night 2014: Every Student Has a Chance to Shine
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An Eye on the Future: Board of Trustees and Strategic Planning
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Intentional Project and Theme Based Curriculum in Early Years Program
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A Decade with QiuShi Elementary School
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The Inimitable Soirée du Vin: Friendship, Generosity, and Fine Wine
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Community Bilingualism
INTL Announces Speaker Series on Bilingualism
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Expansion for Innovation Summer 2014: Thoughtful Design with Learning in Mind
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Rolling out the Red Carpet to Welcome New Parents
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Welcome to INTL's New 2014–2015 Faculty!
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Graduation 2014: Celebrating, Giving Thanks, Saying Goodbye
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Students Excel in 39th Annual Mandarin Speech Contest
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Guest Blogger Suzanne O'Brien: Trustee Education
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Community French Immersion
Update from Fumel: Ropes Course, Visiting Rocamadour, Cahors, and Paris!
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Middle School Red Cross Club Works for a Greater Purpose
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Community French Immersion
Celebrates Le Petit Prince's 70th Anniversary
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Student and Faculty Achievements: Leyla and Ying Recognized for Excellence in Writing, Teaching
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February Break Mini Camp on Cowper Campus: Where the Wild Things Are
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Stand Up Against Bullying!
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Guest Blogger Béatrice Bergemont: February Break Mini Camp on Cohn Campus – The Winter Olympics
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Community Chinese Immersion
Chinese New Year Float Building – The Flying Horse Takes Shape!
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Guest Blogger François Guèdenet: Doing What is Best for Our Students
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Community Early Years
The Essence of an “E” in Early Years and Elementary School
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Why Are We Photocopy Free? Eco Sensibility and the Development of the Whole Child
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Guest Blogger: Kammie B. Brings Innovative Flipped Teaching to 7th Grade Pre-Algebra
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Arts Night 2013: An Extraordinary Evening!
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Judo Club: Lessons in Sportsmanship at Palo Alto Judo Tournament
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Gratitude: Defining Family
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Silicon Valley International School Named “Green Leader” by City of Palo Alto
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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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Taste Week on Cowper Campus
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Why Students Will Lead the World
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Choir Begins for 2013-2014 School Year
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Welcome to INTL’s New 2013-2014 Faculty!
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Excitement Builds for Opening of the New Cohn Campus
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Expansion for Innovation Construction Update #2
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Expansion for Innovation Construction Update
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Learning Through Dance
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8th Grade Graduation Ceremony - A Beautiful, Emotional Farewell to INTL
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INTL Goes to the White House
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My Top 10 Kermesse Survival Tips for Parents
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Excitement Builds for 1,000 sq. ft. Addition to Cohn Campus Building
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Creating Classrooms of the Future
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Rothschild Multipurpose Room Renovation Will Increase PE Options, Create Indoor/Outdoor Flexibility
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New Media Hub Will Transform Student Learning at INTL
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Parents' Day on Cowper
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Expansion for Innovation Evening: Exciting Plans for Cohn Campus Are Revealed
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Earth Week on Cowper
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Community Chinese Immersion
Mandarin Speech Presentations – Congratulations to our Talented Speakers!
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Student Creativity on Display at Music Week
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Get to Know the INTL Board of Trustees
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The Exquisite Elegance of the Black and White Ball – INTL’s Event of the Year!
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INTL is one of the Safest Schools in Palo Alto
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Guest Blogger: Parent Naama Tal Reflects on the INTL Experience
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Black and White day on Cowper
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Guest Blogger: Thank You from Gary Meeker to All Involved in the CNY Float Build!
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Guest Blogger: Message from Jim Armstrong, CNY Parade Chair
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Chinese New Year Festival at Cowper
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Choir Performs at Palo Alto Neighbors Abroad Festival!
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Art Night
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What's Going On In These Halls?
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"View of the City" Comes to Life
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Community High School
Holiday Wish for the High School Class of 2012
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Khan Academy Partnership
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Trustee Visitation Days 2012
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Between Backyard and Bakery
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Stand Up Against Bullying - Wear Pink!
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Judo Team
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Where are they now?
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New Administrative and Support Staff Structure for 2012-2013
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Welcome the New 2012-2013 Faculty!
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Khan Academy Discovery Lab this Summer
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2012 Queen of Kermesse
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Guest Blogger Erin O'Rielly - Pedicures, Pie, and the Painted Ladies for a Teacher Treasure
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Futsal: Spring Season Update
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Girl Scouts Make a Difference on Campus and in Community
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Community Achievement Alumni
Alumnus Ranks First in National French Exam
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Girls on the Run
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Guest Blogger: Cee B-F. "Dear Abby, What is Kermesse? And how do I enjoy it?"
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Making New Friends
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Who is Mindy W.?
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PTA Spring Musicale
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Patricia C.'s Blog: Volunteers Make Magic Happen
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Community Chinese Immersion
Hangzhou Greets INTL with a Song, Gifts, and Grand Hellos!
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4th Grade Spreads Love of Reading through Buddy Program
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Community Middle School
Middle School Students Lead the Way in Keeping INTL Green
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Community Chinese Immersion
2nd Graders Sing to Local Retirement Home
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INTL's Judo Club at South San Francisco Boys & Girls Tournament
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13 Classes Reach 100% Participation in the Annual Fund!
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Community French Immersion
What do over a dozen French and international schools have in common?
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Kate's Blog: The perseverance of young journalists
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A Peek at INTL Classroom Activities
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5 Reasons to Give
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Heart-Warming Post by Teachers
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Why is Arts Night a Success?
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Photocopy Free Week on Cowper
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Kate's Blog: An SEL moment - to tell or not to tell
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Trustee Visitation Days
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"Idols" Auditions Draw Big Turnout!
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Marches in the Los Altos Pet Parade
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Kate's Blog: Lunchtime Learning
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One of the most important things you can do for your child.
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Community Alumni
Why do alumni like to visit us?
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K.I.S.S. - Keep It Simple, Sweetie
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Welcome INTL's New Faculty Members!
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Discovering the world
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Changes on Cowper
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Summer Suggestions
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My Top 10 Kermesse Survival Tips for Parents
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Appreciation of cross-grade learning
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Joyeux Anniversaire!
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Read, Read, Read
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How Times Have Changed!
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Wrestling and Pillow Fights
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Nowhere to Race?
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Pajama Day
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Mix it up, stand up, and wear pink!
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College Rivalry
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Share Your Words
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Student Council
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Musings on the Benefits of Bake Sales
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21st Century Skills
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Responding to new research on development
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Planning for the Future
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Soirée du Vin Wine Auction
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The Importance of Picture Books
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Creativity and Learning
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Countdown to Wine Auction
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School picture days of present and past - a view into elementary school life
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Community French Immersion
Calling All Gourmets and Wine Collectors!
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Standardized testing - testing perspectives
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Reluctant Blogger
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You're the Heart of INTL
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Primary Perspectives
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New Parent Night & State of the School
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Community French Immersion
Irréductible Gaulois and Internationlists
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Parlez-Vous Français?
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New York, New York
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Arts Night Thanks and Thoughts
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Community Culture Chinese Immersion
Happy Lunar New Year!  Happy Year of the Tiger! (2022-2023)
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Outstanding Gala Experiences by ISTP Teachers & Staff
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INTL Food Truck Fundraiser for Ukraine (2022-2023)
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Symbolic Representation in Early Years Learning (2022-2023)
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Community Middle School
INTL Teens Against E-Waste (Sophie S., 7th Grade) (2022-2023)
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Community Alumni
Alumnus of the Month: Niklas Wittig (2022-2023)
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Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging: Mission-Driven & Student-Centered (2022-2023)
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Community Early Years
Hands-On Learning Experiences in K-5 (2022-2023)
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Camping in the Cold: Duke of Edinburgh "Adventurous Journey" (2022-2023)
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Community Middle School
Edit “Young People Have a Voice Too” – Middle School Student Council Leads Participation in National School Walkout Day (Clone)
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Cara Green (2022-2023)
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Fostering Discussion about Race and Culture at Home (2022-2023)
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Aspects of Achievements: High School Projects (2022-2023)
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Community Alumni
Alumna of the Month: Natalie Morin (2022-2023)
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Distance Learning Beyond the Screen – Insights for Parents (Clone)
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Community High School
A Better and More Peaceful World in the High School (2022-2023)
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