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    YingHua International School

  • English-Chinese Immersion School of Princeton

    English-Chinese Immersion School of Princeton

  • Excellence     Diversity     Integrity     Compassion

    Excellence     Diversity     Integrity     Compassion

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Have you seen a cow's eye?

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Another holiday has arrived, and our children have grown a little bit taller and more mature. Within the short three months of school this year, our children have already blown our minds away with what they have learned. Just last week, our 4 th through 7 th graders had the great excitement of dissecting a cow's eye in pairs, sitting at their brand new science lab which included brand new tables, stools and cabinets obtained through the generous donations from an extraordinary supporter of the YHIS community. Students discussed the purpose of each layer of the eye and the texture, and at the same time, how it corresponds to the human eye. Our children receive these extraordinary, unforgettab...
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Being Part of the Community

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Since YingHua International School moved to Kingston last September, we have held many activities to involve the local community. For example, Kingston Fire Department came to teach students about fire safety, and later on we invited them to join our whole-school Thanksgiving Soup on the day before the holiday. Such rounds of give-and-take are an authentic way to connect with the local community. ​ On Oct 4, our Pre-K class visited Kingston Post Office to learn about one kind of community helpers, the postal workers. Ms. Kerri, a staff member of the post office, gave us a warm and friendly welcome. She talked about the general functions of the post office and patiently answered children's qu...
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Partnership

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Three weeks in, we are seeing and hearing more and more from parents. In the midst of the morning drop off traffic, parents pass quick comments or ask check-in questions meant for the homeroom teacher as they shuffled teary-eyed youngsters into our hands. Others write long email messages, trying to supply a few more details about their children's learning hoping for smooth transition into new classes and teachers. I can't help but wonder, what is the right amount of interaction between parents and teachers: not too much, not too little, but just right to provide the much-needed and valued communication between the two important parties to the equation? Veteran special ed teacher Barbara Boro...
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Service Leadership

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When visiting a YHIS alumni family in Ann Arbor this summer, I came across a local delicatessen, Zingerman's. It's a gourmet food business group that sells numerous items from made-to-order sandwiches to estate-bottled Tuscan olive oil. What caught my eye was a tall rack of books, most of them on leadership, management, and human relationship, in the middle of the busy food store. Justine, my hostess, explained that the biggest success of Zingerman's was that they've built a unique and convincingly appealing culture centered around people. "Servant leadership," she said, "was a term I first heard from Zingerman's." Servant leadership, a term I heard long ago, has thus been deliciously and ti...
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