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11 September 2017

Concordia News: Back to School 2017

We are off to a very exciting start to the new school year! With our students ambassadors leading the way on campus tours and welcoming new families, it can only be a great start to what is actually happening in the classroom. Read this issue to learn more about how Elementary students are learning about the world (and beyond!) as well as the great new AP classes being offered to High School students. There is so much great stuff jam-packed into this newsletter, make sure not to miss out!  Check it all out in this month's edition of the Concordia News, available as an e-book below or here.

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11 September 2017

Concordia News: Back to School 2017

We are off to a very exciting start to the new school year! With our students ambassadors leading the way on campus tours and welcoming new families, it can only be a great...

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01 September 2017

First Day of School 2017

With a beautiful day of sunshine and smiles, Concordia’s campus welcomed 345 students from over 20 different nationalities, a dozen new staff and a whole lot of excitement.

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01 September 2017

First Day of School 2017

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28 July 2017

Omnia Sol- “Everywhere Light”

‘Omnia Sol’, which means “everywhere light” in Latin was the title for our most recent concert. Music for this concert focused on themes of hope, resilience, adventure, and joy. With music from the classical era, the romantic era, spiritual, gospel and jazz, (and a few favorite movie themes thrown in), Concordia students brought “light” to our Concordia and Hanoi community through their performance Friday.

A special thanks to Mrs. Nancy Durance, Concordia’s upper school music teacher and our music students in the middle and high school choirs & chamber ensemble orchestra for all their hard work in beautifully bringing this concert together.

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28 July 2017

Omnia Sol- “Everywhere Light”

‘Omnia Sol’, which means “everywhere light” in Latin was the title for our most recent concert. Music for this concert focused on themes of hope, resilience, adventure, and joy. With music from the...

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13 July 2017

Unique Activities for Students

Did you know that Concordia has an ARCHERY and a GOLF club? There are many activities Concordia offers students. We thought we would mentioned some of our favorites! Spotted on campus, students swim as part of their regular PE curriculum. Students also enjoy fun after school activities like COOKING with Mrs. Sharpe. With so many fun things to learn and do on campus, it is no wonder that our students are some of the happiest you will meet. Keep a look out for more great activities coming next year!

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13 July 2017

Unique Activities for Students

Did you know that Concordia has an ARCHERY and a GOLF club? There are many activities Concordia offers students. We thought we would mentioned some of our favorites! Spotted on campus, students swim...

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06 July 2017

National Honors

A huge congratulations to Concordia students displaying CHARACTER, SCHOLARSHIP, LEADERSHIP, SERVICE, and CITIZENSHIP, (the core values of the NHS & NJHS), to be nominated by their teachers into this prestigious group. The Concordia Hanoi Chapter of the National Honor Society and the National Junior Honor Society was proud to induct four high school and eight middle school students into its membership.

06 July 2017

National Honors

A huge congratulations to Concordia students displaying CHARACTER, SCHOLARSHIP, LEADERSHIP, SERVICE, and CITIZENSHIP, (the core values of the NHS & NJHS), to be nominated by their teachers into this prestigious group. The Concordia...

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13 June 2017

Global CodeaThon

On Saturday, May 6th eight 4th & 5th Grade students represented Concordia at the Annual Global Codeathon, sponsored by UNIS Hanoi. Fifteen schools from around the world participated in this exciting event.

The Global Codeathon is a celebratory event open to anyone interested in coding. The main goal is to foster a love of coding and to collaborate with other young coders. The Codeathon provided an opportunity for young coders to meet and learn from one another. Concordia was also lucky to have two seasoned high school coders help in teaching the younger students about programming in both English and Vietnamese!

During the Codeathon, students were challenged to create video games and animations using Scratch. Other students built and programmed robots. The most exciting part was the Coding Slam, where students from each school shared their final projects in a one-minute presentation. Scott Chen, Grade 5, represented Concordia in the Coding Slam.

It was amazing to see such high levels of creativity and critical thinking from students in countries such as Tanzania, Uzbekistan, India and of course, Vietnam! Mr. Elliott and Mrs. Snider were extremely proud of our Concordia coders - 4th Graders: U-Hyeok Kwon, Mai Anh Pham, Thao Pham, Tim Leummens, Preston Badger, Chris Cho and 5th Graders: Scott Chen and Daniel Kim.

A huge thank you to Concordia middle schoolers Linh Pham and Jack Boone. Well done everyone and we are looking forward to another great coding event next year!


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13 June 2017

Global CodeaThon

On Saturday, May 6th eight 4th & 5th Grade students represented Concordia at the Annual Global Codeathon, sponsored by UNIS Hanoi. Fifteen schools from around the world participated in this exciting event. The Global...

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31 May 2017

Concordia Student to Present Research at Big Data Conference

Concordia International School Hanoi high school junior, Ryo Adachi, has been selected to present her paper, in which she applies Big Data Analytics to predict earthquake activity in Japan, at the 5th International Big Data and Analytics Educational Conference this July at Langkawi Island, Malaysia.

In her research, Ryo analyzed data from the Japan Meteorological Agency Earthquake Database and makes predictions accordingly.

Ryo will present her work alongside with professors and academics from around the world, who are experts in the field of Big Data Analytics in education.

This year’s conference is organized by Watson Analytics Global Academics Network and IBM Centre of Excellence in Business Analytics at Deakin University. Past Big Data Education conferences were held in Las Vegas (2013, 2014), Puerto Rico (2015) and the UK (2016).

We are very proud to have Ryo representing Concordia International School Hanoi at such a prestigious conference.  Ryo is testimony to why Big Data should be and is taught at the high school level at Concordia.  

 

コンコルディア・インターナショナルスクール・ハノイに通う高校生の安達りょうさんが、7月にマレーシアで開催される国際ビッグデータ会議の論文発表者の一人として選出されました。世界中の専門家や研究者らが集うこの会議で、りょうさんは日本の気象庁のデータを解析した地震予知に関する発表をします。

同会議はこれまでに、ロサンゼルス(2013、2014年)、プエルトリコ(2015)、イギリス(2016)で開催されました。第5回目となる今回は、ワトソン・アナリティクス・グローバル・アカデミックネットワークとディーキン大学IBMセンターが主催します。

コンコルディアは、生徒がこのような世界的会議に出席することをとても誇らしく感じています。りょうさんは、高校でビッグデータを学ぶことの大切さを示してくれました。

 

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31 May 2017

Concordia Student to Present Research at Big Data Conference

Concordia International School Hanoi high school junior, Ryo Adachi, has been selected to present her paper, in which she applies Big Data Analytics to predict earthquake activity in Japan, at the 5th International...

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05 May 2017

All-School Art Show

Every year our campus walls come alive as we host our entire student body’s artistic endeavors via the All-School Art Show.  Every single student in the school plays a role in the show- whether through contributions in their art class or by visiting the show itself to learn more about painting, sculpture, pottery, and many other techniques of art expression.  Take a look at the participants and their work.

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05 May 2017

All-School Art Show

Every year our campus walls come alive as we host our entire student body’s artistic endeavors via the All-School Art Show.  Every single student in the school plays a role in the show-...

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01 May 2017

Celebrating Easter

Led by our middle and high school students, Concordia’s annual Easter assembly is a time for community and reflection on the true meaning of Easter.  Our entire school participated in a gathering in the new gym to sing and learn more about the story of hope and grace that are intertwined in this special day.

A powerful message was shared as the students sang lyrics by Matt Maher “no burden great can hold you down.” A huge thank you to our middle and high school choir for sharing through musical talent and the hope portrayed in their music.  

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01 May 2017

Celebrating Easter

Led by our middle and high school students, Concordia’s annual Easter assembly is a time for community and reflection on the true meaning of Easter.  Our entire school participated in a gathering in...

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22 April 2017

Celebrating 20+ Concordia Cultures

Our Concordia parents have pulled off again- the best international celebration.   The Concordia culture and community can always be found at the annual International Festival on campus. On this special day, students are given a free dress day to wear clothing from their home country.  The students have a chance to visit booths set up by our parents that share a fun educational experience about that specific country. Along with many other long established booths, new countries represented this year included Russia, Laos, Taiwan, Peru, Costa Rica, Ireland, and Poland. Thank you to our wonderful parents for a rich cultural celebration!

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22 April 2017

Celebrating 20+ Concordia Cultures

Our Concordia parents have pulled off again- the best international celebration.   The Concordia culture and community can always be found at the annual International Festival on campus. On this special day, students...

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