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Grade 5 students are busy researching for their exhibition!

Indiana Academic All-Star & IU Wells Scholar, Margaret Schnabel

ISI Senior, Margaret Schnabel, is one of this year’s Indiana Academic All-Stars. The Indiana Association of School Principals annually recognizes 90 High School seniors from across the state. Students are judged on a mathematical formula compiling SAT/ACT and grade point average, extracurricular activities, leadership, community service, and involvement. From more than 280 nominations, only 40 are selected to be Indiana ...Read More

Team Essential Agreements

Grade 5 collaborates on making team essential agreements. See a playlist of videos from their work:

ISI Lib Guide- G5 blog

All 5th-grade students went to the Taurel Building to meet with Upper School Librarian, Mrs. Angie Roberts, to learn more about how to use the ISI Lib Guide.  The students learned the significance and benefits of using an actual database as opposed to using search engines such as Google.  This will help the students a great deal because they can ...Read More

Who We Are Mini Workshop- G5 blog

Grade 5 teachers held a "mini-workshop" with the entire 5th grade in January, exploring the transdisciplinary theme of "Who We Are". Students watched the powerful John Green video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FPpwxHtXLU and will brainstormed ideas on "What does it mean to be human?" "Who We Are" is an inquiry into: 1. The nature of self 2. Beliefs and values 3. Personal, physical, mental, ...Read More

Student Spotlight: Senior, Shirley Cai

Each year ISI has two student speakers chosen to speak at graduation.  One senior speaker is selected by the student body of the current senior class and the other is selected by a faculty vote. We are proud to announce that the student speaker choice by the Class of 2017 is Shirley (Yugi) Cai. Shirley is an F1 exchange student ...Read More

ISI Grade 5 Speaks Out Against Bullying

As a part of their "Chains to Freedom" unit, ISI Grade 5 decided to take a stand against bullying with an education and video project.  They called the project "Let our School Bloom!" The students learned about emotional, physical, and cyber-bullying as well as what behaviors constitute bullying, such as name-calling. During the project, Grade 5 students prepared presentations for the ...Read More

ISI Students Excel at Chinese Language & Culture Fair

Three ISI 2nd Graders participated in the Chinese recitation contest at the Chinese Language and Culture Fair at IUPUI on April 15th, 2017 and won silver and gold medals. Three ISI 8th graders and one 9th grader participated in a Chinese contest at the Chinese Language and Culture Fair on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Campus. Three received silver ...Read More

Student Spotlight: Senior, Sabrina Cupryk

ISI was asked to recommend a student for Indy's Child Magazine's "Student Who Shine," May feature. A small committee made up of Upper School leadership and College Counseling unanimously agreed that ISI Senior, Sabrina Cupryk, was the perfect student to feature as she strongly represents the mission, vision, and values of the International School of Indiana. Here is what Sabrina ...Read More