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 […]

NIST & Danes Worldwide Explore New Language Programme

NIST & Danes Worldwide Explore New Language Programme

By its nature international education fosters the development of language and cultural exchange. In Thailand, NIST has taken a lead in this vital area through the World Languages Programme. Our school is now seeking to enrich language and cultural exchange further by expanding these opportunities to the greater community. On 31 March 2016 NIST, Danes Worldwide and […]

Lots of Silliness with US Poet Kenn Nesbitt

Lots of Silliness with US Poet Kenn Nesbitt

On 21 and 22 March NIST had the tremendous pleasure of hosting the well-known former US Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt. Elementary students from Years 2 through to 6 enjoyed animated performances of his poetry, and collaborated to flex their own comic muscles and creativity in collectively writing a poem or two with Kenn. The NIST theatre echoed with laughter! […]

NIST Students Tackle Global Issues at 20th Annual MUN

NIST Students Tackle Global Issues at 20th Annual MUN

On Thursday, 3 March NIST International School traveled to Singapore to participate in the 20th annual SEASAC Model United Nations conference, hosted by Tanglin Trust School. NIST was one of ten schools from seven Asian nations to participate in this conference, where 200 international school students ranging from years 10 through 13 spent the weekend debating […]

Mixed Up! Returns to NIST This Friday

Mixed Up! Returns to NIST This Friday

Mixed Up! is an annual fundraising concert held at NIST, where students from international schools around the Bangkok area join together for a night of awesome music. Performers of all kinds bust out their best chords to win the battle of the bands, with other members of the community attending to cheer on their friends and family, […]

AIE Conference Drives International Education Dialogue

AIE Conference Drives International Education Dialogue

The world of international education, once composed of small and isolated school communities, has radically changed over the past two decades. What was once a few hundred schools scattered around the globe has now become thousands of institutions catering to students of varying backgrounds, beliefs and experiences. In this uncertain phase of growth, the Alliance for International […]