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 […]