After School News

Summer Campers Have a Blast

Playing with Chinese

July 13, 2017 Wang Laoshi shares a video she made of students doing fun activities, playing games and designing toys in and out of classroom during the first Summer Camp session. Enjoy! 2017 CAIS Summer Camp Session I from CAIS on Vimeo. » read more
CAIS Girls Who Code Visit Twitter HQ

A Little Birdie Tells Us Girls Who Code Are Cool!

February 28, 2017 I am happy to report that we had a great visit to the Twitter headquarters yesterday afternoon. After touring the spectacular office space we met with a panel of women who work at Twitter in a range of different capacities. These women highlighted the variety of career opportunities at technology... » read more
CAIS Bridge Class Bridging Generations

CAIS After School Class Bridging the Generations

September 27, 2016 CAIS Bridge Class instructor Deborah Drysdale writes, “The class is going terrifically this year, thanks to the participation of parents and grandparents, teachers, AND, of course, students. We have two tables of Handz players, an intermediate and an advanced table! Snacks are healthy (yay,... » read more

Precious Children Working with Precious Metals

March 15, 2016 The following is a reflection by Instructor Mingna Qi on the Jewelry Designers after school class.   我是Dragonfly Design 的老师 Mingna Qi ,从去年3月份开始进入Dragonfly Design 工作马上就快一年了. 刚开始接触学校工作是去年5月份,一开始我还担心自己会不会做不好这个工作,但是慢慢的看着别的同事给孩子上课我就学会了很多….  先试着和他们交朋友,他们是这么的可爱、天真纯洁。... » read more
CAIS students play in area bridge tournament

Bridging the Generations with Bridge

January 26, 2016 Deborah Drysdale of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) shared some enthusiastic reflections on the CAIS students’ participation in a recent bridge tournament. (ACBL conducts the after school enrichment course AOI6. Learn to Play Bridge for CAIS’s Extended Day program.) ... » read more
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