Graduation 2015: A Bittersweet Farewell to a Unique Educational Journey

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On Wednesday, June 10th, the ISTP 8th grade class processed into the Rothschild Multipurpose Room to the traditional Pomp and Circumstance, wearing bright blue caps and gowns. In these ways, the ceremony had the marks of a traditional graduation. In … Read More

ISTP Student Takes Home 1st in Region at La Dictée P.G.L. in Montreal

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The International School of the Peninsula is proud to congratulate 5th grade French Program student, Alexandre A., on winning first place in his region at the La Dictée P.G.L. in Montreal. Over 370,00 Francophone students worldwide enter in this esteemed … Read More

Guest Blogger Chris Livaccari: ISTP Students Take Top Honors at the Mandarin Speech Contest!

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ISTP Chinese Program students once again took top honors in the annual Mandarin Speech Contest sponsored by the Chinese Language Teachers Association of California. Our students received nearly 20 awards, including 3 first place and 4 second place wins (more … Read More

Guest Blogger Barbara Greiner: Exploring Paris and Studying at La Source School

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The French Program International Middle School students are on a cultural exchange trip to Meudon, France, outside of Paris. They are staying with host families, attending La Source School, and exploring Paris and its environs. Middle School Principal Barbara Greiner … Read More

TeenTechSF @ ISTP – The Language of Tech

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Getting teenagers to voluntarily return to school on a Saturday at 8:00 a.m. is no small feat. Remarkably, on Saturday, April 4th, more than 200 excited teenagers, ISTP alumni, and parents were excited to converge on Cohn Campus, drawn by … Read More

Experiential Learning in Hangzhou, China

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The Chinese Program 4th Graders are in China for a 9-day cultural exchange trip. Students will be living with Chinese host families and attending school in the city of Hangzhou, experiencing Chinese life and culture firsthand. Chinese Program Director Chris … Read More

5th Grade Cultural Exchange – Touring Taipei, Attending GaoYuan Elementary School

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The Chinese Program 5th Graders are in Taiwan for an 11-day cultural exchange trip. Students will take in the sights and sounds of the capital city of Taipei, live with Chinese host families, and attend GaoYuan Elementary School with their Chinese peers. … Read More

Cultural Immersion in Fumel, France

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The French Program 4th Graders are in Fumel, France, for a 10-day cultural exchange trip. Students are living with French host families, and experiencing French life and culture firsthand. Assistant Head of School Kate Lussen and ISTP French teacher Cynthia Munster are accompanying our students, and … Read More