Gianni W. and Fabio Y. from Year 13 are providing a noteworthy service to our school community by helping the Librarian to catalogue over 200 Chinese Books donated to RIS by the Chinese Embassy. Cataloguing is the process of creating metadata to represent the information contained in library items such as books, newspapers, CDs.
I love reading stories aloud, discovering new books and listening to the children's points of view. What I did not know before this emergency is that reading stories aloud via Google Meet is really a great experience. This reading aloud 2.0 experience is extremely touching and powerful.
Year 5 have been working on writing stories: horror stories, adventure stories and stories of all kinds. Little by little students are going more in-depth into the delicate essence of telling a tale that makes you wonder, reflect, laugh and many other wonderful things that only stories have the power to do.
Years 12 and 13 IB students met with Mr Joseph Spero from Bentley University. It was a lively and interactive session, which gave our students an opportunity to gain information on US academic life and tips on how to write a college essay and prepare a successful application.
This week's chess game highlights saw student Sama in Year 3 challenging Karma in Year 13, and Antonio from Year 6 playing against Damian in Year 12, Nicolò and Ludovico (Year 3) also played a very strategic game! It was intense and fun and players learnt some strategic moves from one another.