Guest Blogger Mike Kulbieda: Introducing ISTP’s New Elementary MakerSpace!

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It is very exciting to announce the opening of the ISTP Elementary MakerSpace. The purpose of this flexible space is for students and teachers alike to celebrate curiosity, resourcefulness, empathy, and problem-solving, all in service to the act of creation. It will … 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

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

Visit from Author Sara Pennypacker – A Celebration of Creative Writing!

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This week, Cohn Campus was filled with a sense of excitement and anticipation as students prepared for author Sara Pennypacker’s visit on Thursday. Sara Pennypacker is the author of beloved children’s books, including the very popular Clementine and Flat Stanley … Read More

Student Blogger Tai Noelle R. – 3rd Grade Poetry Slam

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One morning, the whole of third grade went to the Bean-O’Sullivan Media-Hub and participated in a poetry slam. We had a poetry slam because we were learning about poetry in all three third grade classes. The poetry slam was truly … Read More