Shu Ren International School
Berkeley, CA
Mandarin-English Immersion
Pre-K to 8th Grade
An IB World School
Berkeley, CA
Shu Ren International School
Berkeley, CA
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510-841-8899
Mandarin-English Immersion
Pre-K to 8th Grade
An IB World School
Berkeley, CA
Shu Ren International School
Berkeley, CA
Mandarin-English Immersion
Pre-K to 8th Grade
An IB World School
Berkeley, CA
Visiting Friends of Nature (自然之友) – MYP Class in Beijing

Visiting Friends of Nature (自然之友) – MYP Class in Beijing

We visited a Environmental NGO (Friends of Nature 自然之友) and talked to two individuals there who have been involved with their work for many years. We also went to one of the largest private recycling center in the suburb of Beijing. Many kinds of recycled materials are received and sorted there: Paper, cardboard, plastic, metals etc…    ...

Kung Fu Panda 2 and "adoption theme"

The second Kung Fu Panda movie from Dreamworks is opening this week and we’re planning to see it. We loved the first movie! My ears perked up when I saw a trailer last night…the trailer shows the Panda realizing he’s adopted (his father is a Goose) and expressing his desire to find “his real family.” Many of us with adopted children have some sensitivity to language (preferring a term like “birth parent” over “real parent”) and to how an adoption story is told. So I went to the movie’s website and publicity sites containing quotes from the movie’s voice characters (including Angelina Jolie) which mention the movie’s “adoption theme,” but not much more. If anyone knows of any details of the story and – more importantly – whether the adoption details are handled with care / grace / honesty, I’d love to know more. And if anyone sees the movie before we do, please share your...

Limited Edition Shu Ren Shirts

Remember to order your beautiful new Shu Ren t-shirts and hoodies designed by Melissa Kingman. We will only be placing one order so this is your only chance to get this limited edition shirt. Give your orders to Ping by October 19. Order forms can be downloaded...