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
info@shurenschool.org
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
Kindergarten Bake Sale: Thursday, June 8th

Kindergarten Bake Sale: Thursday, June 8th

As part of their Jobs unit of inquiry, Kindergarten is hosting a Bake Sale & Craft Fair at the Jefferson campus parking lot from 3:00 – 3:30pm on Thursday, 6/8. The students will be selling plants, baked goods, healthy snacks, popsicles, necklaces, key chains, fabric napkins, and more! The snacks, plants, baked good, and popsicles will be from $1.00 to $2:00 each and the crafts will be from $1 to...

Grade 1 Unit of Inquiry – Money

This month, students in Grade 1 begin their inquiry into “Money”. They find out: What would we like to use money for? What does money look like The History of Money...
G4/5 On Music, Drawings & Creativity

G4/5 On Music, Drawings & Creativity

Students in Grade 4/5  started their Creative Expressions Unit of Inquiry with a field trip to the San Francisco Symphony. There, they watched an open rehearsal of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22. With their teacher’s guidance, students transferred the information from the music to the visual art which appeared in their mind when they listening to the piece. Then the students took turns to explain what the music meant to them and how they expressed by their...
Will It Grow?

Will It Grow?

Our kindergarten class had such a great time explaining their plant growing experiments in Mandarin and English to their own and their friends’ families. I hypothesize that these plants got a lot of love and care from our...
Elkhorn Slough Safari

Elkhorn Slough Safari

For their “Extinction” unit of inquiry, Grade 2 recently took a special trip to visit the Elkhorn Slough in Moss Landing, CA.  Students took a 1.5 hour boat tour of the slough and learned about this special body of water, which is a habitat for many animal species, including the endangered sea otter.  It was a wonderful opportunity to see an ecosystem in action, and the guides were very knowledgeable about how the food chains and webs maintain their...
Chinese Book Fair

Chinese Book Fair

Our wonderful PTO partnered with Chinese Books for Children of Los Altos Hills, CA and setup book fairs at both K-8 and Pre-K campuses, where parents browsed through the offerings and donated many books to our classrooms and the library. Thank you, Shu Ren...
Library Is Open!

Library Is Open!

The Shu Ren International School Library on K-8 campus has recently been renovated, and now the library website is officially live! Check it out at shurenlibrary.weebly.com. You will find useful information such as our loan policy, class visiting schedule, librarian blog, as well as our online catalog. Happy...
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…    ...