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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

CAIS Teachers Presenting at NCLC 2022

IS has a long history of being well represented at the National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) and this year’s contingent was particularly robust!

Apr 24, 2022

Parents Help Earth Day Come Alive for Preschoolers

To celebrate Earth Day, students enjoyed six stations run by Preschool parent volunteers.

Apr 21, 2022

Announcing Our New Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

As Head of School, one of the most important responsibilities I have is attracting, hiring, developing and retaining top-tier talent. Case in point: one year ago CAIS hired an outstanding early childhood educator, Elaine Chang. I had been trying to persuade Elaine to come to our school since spring 2020; I have lost count of how many Zoom calls Elaine and I had before she agreed to join the CAIS team. I was, like, hallelujah!

Apr 20, 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

Spring Break Sports Bonanza

Even unseasonal weather couldn’t dampen campers’ energy because the abundance of space at 19th Avenue gives so many options for fun.

Apr 15, 2022

Spring Break Mini Camp Recap

It’s been five full days of activities, exploring our new campus, learning new skills, and playing together! Here are a few highlights from this week.

Apr 15, 2022

Music Fostering Students’ Inquiry and Motivation

CAIS hosted musicians from New Asia Chamber Music Society (including professional erhuist Andy Lin, who was our guest artist at Mass Greeting this year).

Mar 22, 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

ShowCAIS Coming Back IN PERSON

years ago, shifting from a virtual event now to an In-Person ShowCAIS 2022 by popular acclaim.

Mar 15, 2022