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Moon Festival

“You have to taste a culture to understand it.” – Deborah Cater Our Moon Festival on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 September 2016 was one of these learning opportunities where we as a dynamic multi-national community gained a deeper understanding about Vietnamese customs and its culture. The Festival was celebrated over two nights, one for each primary school. The exciting nights began with an impressive and rapturous traditional “Tết Trung Thu” (Moon Festival) drum beating performance. The AIS Primary community experienced a fabulously entertaining evening, with a myriad of Vietnamese traditional songs, dancing performances and colourful decorations. It was amazing

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An audience with the CEO of ANZ bank, Dennis Hussey

Part of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) CEO chat series On the 8 September, ANZ bank hosted top students from around the city at their offices in District 7. The students were selected through an essay competition and AIS was well represented with four students; Tech Hng Eng (Y12), You Jin Lee (Y12), Khanh Linh Tran (Y13) and Hyeon Ho Lee (Y13). The morning consisted of a presentation by the CEO around the issue of leadership followed by a question and answer session where the students posed some tough and insightful questions particularly around the issue of corporate responsibility

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The Animal Rooms at Thu Thiem Campus

The Animal Rooms are up and running for their second year.  During the first week of school, the animals Bonnie the bunny, Mango the royal python and the two corn snakes, returned home from their holidays.  We also have some new additions to the Science family on the D block 4th floor corridor, including: Mocha the tegu, Bob the baby iguana, many new mice, and a new baby corn snake. The Animal Rooms were created in Term 1 in 2015, and since then, have become a huge part of the School, especially for students taking Science.  Each animal is looked

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Music is the strongest form of magic

Welcome to what is going to be another action-packed and exciting year in Music! This is my 6th year teaching Music at AIS and my 3rd year as Music Coordinator. AIS has 4 Music teachers across all 4 Campuses guiding your children to fulfilling their potential in music. The AIS Music teachers deliver what I believe to be the vital important components of music education: listening to a wide variety of music stimuli, recognising similarities and differences, performing individually and as part of a group, composing using traditional notation, graphic notation, digital  software, reflecting on how it works and affects

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