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CAIS Resuming Global Learning Experiences

Oct 20, 2022

Middle School Mayhem 2022

Sep 01, 2022

Graduation 2022

The Class of 2022 became the first CAIS eighth grade to graduate in the theater at the new 19th Avenue campus on June 9. Alumna Kelsey Rasmussen ’12 served as emcee for program which featured six musical performances by members of the class in addition to the entire eighth grade joining together for the traditional performance of Never Say Goodbye 不说再见.

Jun 22, 2022

Yuki Ball Championship

On the next-to-last day of school, the entire Middle School student body went up the hill to the field to participate in something that’s become an end-of-year tradition—an all-middle school Yuki Ball championship.

Jun 20, 2022

Students’ Work Continues to Have Impact 

Daniel Bednarczyk from Slide Ranch (site of our sixth grade outdoor ed last fall) shared an update on our story from the January 2022 Middle School Update on the Black Lives Matter signs that our students created for them. “The good news is that after your visit our BLM sign stayed up for a record amount of time! The bad news is that it has finally been torn off. Fortunately, we have an abundance of backups thanks to your school! Our first one is up right now. I hope they keep breaking the record.”

Jun 16, 2022

Class of 2022 Carries on Tradition of Outstanding High School Acceptances

The high school application process is a rite of spring…and the previous winter, fall, and summer for that matter, too. Every year our eighth graders and their families undergo this almost year-long endeavor that reaches a crescendo in late March when the students receive their acceptance letters.

Apr 26, 2022

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Mar 28, 2022

Staying Local for Spring 2022 Global Programs

At the height of the pandemic in 2020, I recall joking with my friends and family (on a new technology called “Zoom,” naturally) about what it would be like if the pandemic ended with a hard stop. As in, one day, the sirens would blare and we would pour into the streets, rip off our masks, and hug each other.

Jan 06, 2022

School Spotlight — Sean Mosconi

Sean Mosconi has deftly guided CAIS middle schoolers through the intense high school search process in the Bay Area and beyond, upholding our enviable tradition of fantastic high school placements.

Nov 05, 2021

Wishing the Class of 2021 the Best in Their Outstanding High School Placements

In any year, the high school search process for the Bay Area and beyond is exceptionally complex and competitive. The pandemic gave the added wrinkle of moving the process entirely online, which made our dedicated efforts to find the best fit all the more important.

Aug 30, 2021