Entries by Erika Harriford

Visit the ISA School Store for Back to School Supplies

The ISA School Store – the Bear Necessities – stocks many of the school supplies ISA students need for the academic year. Be sure to check the supplies lists below to make sure you have everything for the first day. Nursery, Pre-School, Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5 and Upper […]


Recent Lower School assemblies have focussed on the PYP attitude of “appreciation”. Students enjoyed listening to Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” and learned how appreciative so many different groups of people are for the support in the recent World Water Day campaign. The Lower School Student Council helped organise the campaign and counted all […]


  During the month of November, Denise Granai, one of the Lower School Counselor’s, offered two hour ‘Parenting with Positive Discipline’ workshops. These two hour workshops provided an overview of Positive Discipline through experiential activities. To learn more about the importance of Positive Discipline read our recent article in ISA Connections magazine.  


Several of our Middle School students competed in the recent International Schools Mathematics Teachers Foundation (ISMTF) Middle School Math Competition at the International School of Zug and Lucerne. Out of a total of 41 teams, ISA Team A (Anna Economon, Mamie Wilson, and Sylvia Liu) placed 4th and Team B (Daniel Duncanson, Pranjal Ray, and Vivienne Shi) placed 30th. […]

Upcoming SHARE events

As we start to round out the year, there are just a few more SHARE events that you may want to add to your agenda. Attend the Dance for Those Who Can’t  event and watch ISA students, faculty and staff show off their best moves to raise funds for charities in Haiti. Get your running […]

World Water Day

WORLD WATER DAY Every year the ISA Lower School Student Council organises a fundraising campaign to support East African Care in Kenya to improve access to clean water in their own communities. This can range from providing new wells to building latrines for schools and village communities. ISA Lower School students collect Euro coins in a reusable […]

ISA Basketball Teams Compete in NECIS Tournaments in Rotterdam and Antwerp

The ISA U12, U14, Junior Varsity and Varsity Basketball teams recently competed in NECIS tournaments in Rotterdam and Antwerp rounding out a great season of training and international competitions. The results of the four tournaments are below. U12 and U14 – Rotterdam The U12 and U14 girls and boys teams competed March 4-6 in Rotterdam with […]

ISA Hosts the 2016 European Conference on iPads in the Classroom Conference

  This two-day event held at the ISA Centre for Development, Learning & Technology connected K-5 educators from across Europe and the Middle East with inspirational and innovative strategies and approaches for using iPads to enhance learning within the classroom. Over 50 attendees came together to attend sessions that challenged, motivated and provoked new ways of thinking about the […]