Forgotten Heroes Do Exist: A Journey in Omgoi

Forgotten Heroes Do Exist: A Journey in Omgoi

It all started when I overheard my father telling my mother about a medical trip that he would not be able to attend due to a conference. It would have faded into memory if I had not overheard the key word: “Omgoi”. Omgoi? Here was a word that brought to mind crisp, cool air and […]

NIST’s Class of 2016 Continues Tradition of Excellence

NIST’s Class of 2016 Continues Tradition of Excellence

While students at NIST complete the first week of an eventful new new school year, the members of the Class of 2016 are now starting the next stage of their lives at universities all around the world. Though they will be greatly missed at NIST, we wish them the best of luck as they continue […]

Bringing Mathematics to Life

Bringing Mathematics to Life

SEAMC is a prestigious regional competition that NIST has taken part in each year since 2012. SEAMC 2016 was hosted by the Alice Smith School and Garden International School in Kuala Lumpur from 25-28 February. The annual event includes of a variety of collaborative and competitive activities, including individual rounds, a passback round, math trail, […]

Taking Child Labour out of Supply Chains

Taking Child Labour out of Supply Chains

The International Labour Organization (ILO), supported by the Delegation of the European Union to Thailand and in collaboration with NIST, marked the 2016 World Day against Child Labour with a live talk, calling on young people to be aware of child labour in global supply chains. The live talk on “Ending Child Labour and Unacceptable […]

Dust and Dreams: An Original NIST Musical

Dust and Dreams: An Original NIST Musical

“I don’t want to go to bed!” As parents, how many times have we heard these words? Too many, I imagine many of you saying. At the performances of Dust and Dreams in April, audiences were confronted by not one, but fifty confident eight and nine-year-olds from Year 2 and Year 3 pouting, complaining and […]

2015-2016 Falcon Sports in Review

2015-2016 Falcon Sports in Review

Every sports team faces times of rebirth, seasons in which veterans depart and new stars emerge. In some cases these transitions include a struggle to retain success, while in others the shift smoothly allows the passing the torch from one generation to the next. In a year in which many of the Falcon teams welcomed many […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Saturday, the 21st of May, marked the last official day that the 111 members of NIST International School’s Class of 2016 were students at the school. With their IB exams complete and diplomas in hand, they were ready to take the first step in a new and exciting journey. However, the bittersweet graduation ceremony was not the final […]

Eight Schools Join NIST’s Alumni Sports Tournament

Eight Schools Join NIST’s Alumni Sports Tournament

In the close-knit international school community, filled with diverse cultures and backgrounds, students often make friends not only within their schools, but also with their peers at other institutions. As they move on to universities and careers, these bonds often strengthen and grow. The strong connection they share was evident on Sunday, 8 May as […]

Beyond Giving: The NIST Microcredit Bank

Beyond Giving: The NIST Microcredit Bank

Poverty and the cycle it perpetuates through generations represent an age-old problem that many view as a constant in life. A group of students and teachers at NIST don’t believe that a solution is so unfathomable, and they are tackling the issue head-on through the NIST Microcredit Bank (NMB). Created as a student-run service group with […]

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 […]