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Chinese Curriculum Refinements

Here are some highlights from this school year that illustrate how we work to lead the way in Mandarin immersion.

Jun 07, 2022

Reflecting on AAPI Heritage Month

In May, we recognize and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage to honor and uplift the many important contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are essential to the US and San Francisco’s history, present, and future.

May 17, 2022

Planting Seeds Instead of Creating Finished Products

Our job at CAIS is not to create finished products, our job is to plant seeds of CAIS’s core values of curiosity, inclusion, kindness, perseverance, and courage in our Firedragons that one day will grow and thrive.

Apr 18, 2022

Our Little Ones Have Made Big Progress

The celebration of the 100th day of school was embedded in the lessons the students learned and activities the students explored that day.

Mar 22, 2022

Announcing New Head of Early Childhood Wei Qian

There is a famous line in the Confucian text Meng Zi,《孟子》that says “one cannot have both fish and bear paw” (鱼与熊掌不可兼得). In the fourth century BCE, fish and bear paw were both considered to be culinary delicacies, so perhaps the above quotation might have as its English equivalent, “you can’t eat your cake and have it too.”

Apr 19, 2021