All News

No Mandarin (Yet)? No Problem

We are excited to announce that we will be offering a limited number of openings for qualified 6th-8th students through a Mandarin World Language Pathway at Middle School beginning next…

Dec 13, 2022

The “Coolest Student Activity” at CAIS

You may feel I’m repeating myself when I share how much I enjoy the sixth grade Lion Dance at Mass Greeting. My apologies—it’s just that it is the coolest student activity…

Nov 17, 2022

Classes of 2015-2022, Join Us for Cookies & Cocoa

We are overjoyed to be able to welcome alumni back to campus once again. We have lots of pent up hugs and smiles post-pandemic and can’t wait to share the…

Nov 16, 2022

Our Distinctive Approach to Math Across Languages

Since last school year, we have been working to refine and implement a math curriculum that combines the advantages of learning and teaching mathematics from both Chinese and American languages…

Nov 15, 2022

Who Am I? Who Are You?

Play and socialization are the most important “work” of early childhood as they are essential to healthy development for children. Research shows that 75% of brain development occurs after birth….

Nov 14, 2022

Sharing Our Best Practices

Second/Third Grade Green Chinese Teacher ChiChi Su, Third Grade Red/Gold Chinese Teacher Wei Song and I presented at a national forum in October, sharing our expertise with ground-breaking work on “Standards-Based Reading and Writing…

Nov 11, 2022

The Journey to 19th Avenue

“Yesterday’s News” (spoiler alert, scroll down if you want today’s news):October 7, 2020“机不可失时不再来” I receive an email notifying me that the Sisters of Mercy have put the campus of recently shuttered Mercy…

Nov 10, 2022

Learning Math and Science in Preschool

Ever wonder how children learn math and science in preschool? Preschool children learn the best when they have a problem in mind that really interests them and they must look for…

Nov 04, 2022

Forming Our First Ever DEI Ambassadors Team

In the five years since the CAIS community’s creation of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Vision Statement, the school has iterated a variety of approaches to organizing and leading our vital…

Oct 26, 2022

CAIS Resuming Global Learning Experiences

Students and parents gathered at the 888 Campus to hear about the exciting plans to resume travel to Taiwan this school year for 7th & 8th Grade (5th Grade, too,…

Oct 20, 2022