In her final year at International Community School (Singapore), Miriam Burnett has been awarded the "20 Year Career Service Award" by the Network of International Christian Schools (NICS) for her years of dedicated work.
International Community School (Singapore) is proud to announce Grade 11 student, Jemima S., has been awarded the Global Citizenship Award by East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS) for her involvement with Orbis International and her commitment to "making the world a better place."
On Monday we will welcome back to campus our Grades 1-11 students to join our K4-K5 students for the final three days of school from May 31 through June 2. We will revert to the original school schedule such that our final day, Wednesday, will be a ½ day for students. We are excited that our students and teachers will have the opportunity to have proper closure for the school year.
As a follow-up to my earlier message, this email is to confirm that ICS will go into full home-based learning for Grades 1 to 12 starting this Wednesday, May 19. We are moving to online learning in accordance with the most up-to-date information we have received from the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Committee for Private Education (CPE).
In light of recent news updates, it feels like last year is repeating. Regardless of what the rest of the school year looks like, we are confident in the ICS community's ability to weather any storm and get through this together.
Their measured response has led to the recent announcement that, due to the recent increase in community cases, schools and various public businesses and facilities will need to re-institute many of the protocols that were in place earlier in the school year. What follows are some of the adjustments that we will be making in order to safely finish the last four weeks of the school year.
As we enter the fourth week of the second semester, ICS is off to a great start. In January alone, students have participated in division-wide service activities such as an elementary service chapel and middle and high school Spiritual Emphasis Week. We have warmly welcomed new families and students to our ICS community, and remain focused on safety and compliance as we adhere to the government Covid-19 guidelines. We thank God for these opportunities and for the gift of face-to-face learning this year.
We are proud to release the latest Annual Report covering the 2019-2020 school year. The Annual Report serves as a comprehensive report of the school's activities, demographics, finances, and highlights from the last full school year. In our pursuit of educating minds and transforming lives, we are proud of the stories of success and impact in our ICS community.
International Community School (Singapore) was awarded the SG Clean certification in December 2020, becoming one of just eight private, non-MOE schools to be awarded this certification in Singapore. The SG Clean campaign was launched in February 2020 by the National Environment Agency (NEA)...
Although we don't know all of the changes that will take place in the future, we have received a new update from the Council for Private Education (CPE) that we need to share with you. This update is about the protocols around the use of the TraceTogether App and TraceTogether tokens for entry onto our campus in the second semester. Please read the following carefully.
Dr. James P. (JP) Rader and Dr. Helen Rader have been awarded the prestigious A-Award from their alma mater, Asbury University, this past summer. Started in 1946, the A-Award is Asbury's highest alumni honor of distinction and serves...
EXPANDED SURVEILLANCE TESTING FOR COVID-19: Since 2 Jun, the government has expanded surveillance testing for COVID-19. We would like to share MOH's guidelines and what it means for our students.
Read more about our plans to tackle reopening for fall 2020 with prudence and our community's safety in mind!
Read to find out more about important procedures regarding textbook and technology return...
Here are several additional items to be aware of as we bring this school year to a close...
On behalf of everyone here at ICS, I want to congratulate all of our ICS seniors and commend them for the hard work they have put in at ICS, in and out of the classroom. May 29 will be a significant day in their lives as they officially complete their high school careers and begin the next phase of their educational journeys.
Siddharth is a seventh-grade chess champion who has represented Singapore at chess competitions nationally and internationally and has won several titles since he started playing at age seven. Keep reading to find out more about Siddharth, his commitment to excellence as he balances chess and education, and his advice for aspiring competitive chess players!
To support our families through the uncertainty during COVID-19, the ICS Board of Directors has voted to freeze tuition fee increases for the 2020-2021 school year. The re-enrollment period for current students will be extended till May 15.
Find out more about how, as a registered charity, ICS structures its tuition & fees and gain greater insight into the school's operating expenses.
Here are some strategies for staying positive and maintaining mental stamina as we settle into online learning for the foreseeable future.