Entries by Matthew Jasinski

Student Success at the Model United Nations Conference

We are delighted to celebrate the success of ISA students at the International School of the Hague’s annual Model United Nations Conference (MUNISH). Last weekend, 48 ISA students in grades 8-12 took part in the conference, one of the biggest in the Netherlands, with 25 schools attending and over 600 student participants in total. Our […]

Alumni Spotlight: Wendy Lee Oldfield ’99

Wendy Lee Oldfield graduated from ISA in 1999, having spent grades 6 to 8 at the old A.J. Erntstraat ISA campus, and then grades 11 and 12 at ISA’s current location. After leaving ISA, Wendy studied graphic design at Chapman University in California, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2004. Since then, she’s […]

Alumni Spotlight: Juha Virtanen ’04

Juha Virtanen attended ISA from 1998 to 2004. After leaving ISA, he obtained his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree from the University of Kent where he is now a Lecturer in Contemporary Literature at the School of English. Juha, originally from Finland, started attending ISA after his family moved to Amsterdam for his father’s job. […]

Launch of New ISA Alumni Platform

On the heels of their first Alumni Reception in London, the ISA Alumni team has just launched the ISA Alumni platform – a website that serves as the go to place for alumni to share their experiences, connect with old and new friends and remain a part of ISA’s enduring legacy to educate for international understanding. […]

Green Team Trash Audit

On 31 October the Green Team and their volunteers gave up their Sunday morning to help reduce waste at ISA. Over two days the Green Team collected garbage bags from around the school that volunteers would sift through to ensure that the waste was disposed of properly.   The Green Team discovered some good news, […]

SHARE Bake Sale and Trunk-or-Treating

Over the past week the ISA community has been busy showing their Halloween spirit! On October 27 SHARE held a bake sale in the Main Foyer after school.  Many parents took the time to create delicious and festively decorated treats.  In the end, SHARE raised an impressive 1420 euro. You can find more information and […]

Lower School Out in the Community

Over the past month, students in the PYP programme have taken numerous field trips to connect with themes from their classrooms. As part of their Different People, Different Lives Unit of Inquiry, Grade 5 students recently visited the, ‘In Het Donker Gezien?’ museum.  Students were able to briefly experience what it is like to be […]

Ivy Circle USA University Fair

It’s that time of year when Upper School seniors are busy applying and prepping for their next exciting journey after ISA.   Upper School counsellors and teachers are working hard to help navigate students through these sometimes confusing paths. ISA, in cooperation with the Fulbright Center and the U.S. Consulate General, welcomed over 30 American colleges […]

High School Student Council Elections

On 25 August, ISA welcomed over 1300 students and their families to campus for the first day of school. The halls of ISA came alive again as friends shared hugs and told stories from their exciting summer vacations. There is no doubt that this year will be filled with new memories, friendships, and accomplishments. At […]