Class of 2017 Sets New Record in IB Exams

Class of 2017 Sets New Record in IB Exams

Each summer graduates around the world eagerly anticipate the announcement of the IB Diploma Programme exam scores, the final mark they receive before moving on to university studies. While NIST relies on the exam as a standard measure of its ability to prepare students for this next stage, it represents only one small piece of […]

Rethinking Learning Spaces for 21st Century Schools

Rethinking Learning Spaces for 21st Century Schools

The school environment is often referred to as the third teacher, yet many schools continue to construct their facilities with traditional, and arguably outdated, classrooms and resources. NIST began shifting away from this several years ago as we incorporated current research, student and teacher feedback, and expert consultants into the design process. From the bright […]

NIST Students Take Top Honors at Bangkok Vex Robotics Competition

NIST Students Take Top Honors at Bangkok Vex Robotics Competition

On Saturday, 4 February the Battle in Bangkok: Starstruck Thailand Vex Robotics Competition was hosted at NIST International School, with teams from NIST, International School Bangkok and Thai-Chinese International School all competing for a place at the world event. The NIST Falcons secured the Excellence Award, qualifying them for the VEX Robotics World Championship, the […]

PYP Exhibition Highlights Student Creativity

PYP Exhibition Highlights Student Creativity

In many schools around the world, you would expect to see year 6 students in a classroom, sitting in their desks as they passively listen to a lesson by their teacher. This is not the case at NIST. On Tuesday, 26 April, it was the students who were presenting and engaging with gathered teachers, parents […]

Class of 2015 Marks a New First for NIST

Class of 2015 Marks a New First for NIST

Over the next few weeks the graduates of the Class of 2015 will fly to universities around the world, embarking on a new stage of their lives. We have no doubt that they will enrich the many communities they’re joining, including UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles, Carnegie Mellon University, Claremont McKenna, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Northwestern University, the University […]

The 10,000 Book Challenge

The 10,000 Book Challenge

775 students. 25 days. 10,000 books. Though it may feel like the end of the year always brings a period of quiet, our elementary students are just getting started as they gear up for another challenge. In the last month of school, they’ve challenged themselves to read a total of 10,000 books! Whether it’s at school, […]

NIST’s Class of 2014 Sets New Record in IB Diploma Scores

When NIST first opened in 1992, it had already set its sights on the IB programme. One of the few truly international curricula in the world and highly rigorous, the IB perfectly suited the ideals of the young community. Since that time NIST students have gained a reputation for excellence in the IB exams, consistently […]