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Activities and Clubs

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Literary Magazine-The Lighthouse | G8-12

Students create a literary magazine to showcase some of the excellent writing that is created at ISNS.

Friday 11:45AM-12:10PM

Instructor: Mariek Kocay, Jason Johnson

Click the link below to view Lighthouhse issue #1:

IB EARLY YEARS (PYP) ISNS Literary Magazine - Lighthouse

Early Years Reading Club | K4-K5

This club provides an opportunity for our young readers to share the pleasure of reading and it promotes a love of reading in a positive, nurturing environment. Reading sparks curiosity, stimulates the imagination in young children and improves concentration and helps with relaxation. This club is great for students who love to read stories.

Thursday  3:15-4:15PM

Instructor: Jennifer Yu

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Reading Buddies | G1-2

Reading buddies is a program in which a MYP/DP mentor student is paired with an elementary student from grades 1-2. They will meet each week in the library and spend time reading together. The Reading Buddies program helps model good reading.

Monday 3:30-4:30PM

Instructor: Thelma Ginsberg, Yunjia Bi, Scott Chapman

Graphic Novel Club | G4-5

Students will inquire into different techniques to plan, draft, revise, publish and share their own short graphic novel.

Thursday 11:30AM-12:10PM

Instructor: John Bursey

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The Storytelling Club | G4-5

This club teaches students effective storytelling using the Hear, Map, Step, and Speak method. After retelling well-known stories and inventing their own stories they will give each other reflective feedback.The storytelling club is great for students who would like more opportunities to improve their public speaking abilities.

Thursday 3:30-4:30PM

Instructor: An Chan, Sophie Zhu

Poetry Workshop | G4-8

Students will be introduced to different forms of poetry for their personal portfolio. students will also learn how to edit and publish their work.

Tuesday 3:30-4:30PM

Instructor: Darcy Fisher

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Model United Nations | G8-12

Model UN is a simulation of the UN General Assembly and its other multilateral bodies where students perform an ambassador role while debating topics such as gender equality, climate action, global health, and more.

Wednesday 11:45AM-12:15PM

Instructor: Hector Wu, Mikaela Beier, Andrew Robinson