"ISI had a fine balance of fostering a very close-knit group that relied on each other while encouraging us to be self-sufficient and independent young people. I felt prepared to go out into the world as an active participant, as a leader, and most importantly as a teammate."
are investing in the construction a new ISI Lower School building.
The creation of the Chen Family Lower School Building is the centerpiece
of the effort to build a unified ISI campus.
"Students have the opportunity to use the lab's resources to become risk-takers and dive deeper into key concepts within the International Baccalaureate curriculum."
"The IB approach, unlike other curricula, gives students the opportunity to become the artist they are meant to be, authentic to their own ideas but grounded in a thorough understanding of the complexity of the art-making process and the greater world of art."
In addition to serving as the lead ISI financial officer, Armstrong will provide strategic oversight of the school’s operations, leading an ISI team that represents departments responsible for finance, human resources, information technology, and facilities management.
"Seeing my students take responsibility for their actions and learning shows me that I’m helping them become the best version of themselves. The IB program understands that there are more ways to check a student’s understanding than tests, and there is more to learning than the repetition of facts."
“I think it's so important to experience other cultures as a student because it gives you a new perspective on the world,” Kaneshiro said. “I truly feel like a global student, who belongs to the world."