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Looking Back, Striving Forward: Educating During a Pandemic

January 11, 2022

On Thursday, February 27, 2020, the Grade 10s, their teachers, and parents gathered in the Commons for their concert – what a great evening it was...

Student Clubs Still Making an Impact

November 13, 2020

In a typical year, at this time in the midst of Q2, a group of students would be busily packing their bags, including their finest business attire,..

What is Translanguaging and Why We Celebrate It

September 8, 2020

It is not uncommon to hear around any given dinner table of a bi-cultural English/Japanese family, including my own, “Salt wo totte” or the related,..

Designed for Our Mission

August 18, 2020

Over the past several years, as enrollment at NIS kept creeping up, the school needed innovative ways to allocate spaces for learning, discussions,..

Purposeful Design: How Space Enhances Learning

August 4, 2020

Walk around the halls at NIS at any given time, and you will see the relationship that exists between students, their learning, and their physical..

A Window of Opportunity in a Time of Crisis

May 12, 2020

As the world continues to experience the life-changing events of COVID-19, here at NIS we have had our own journey through the crisis, which provided..