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Night Fever Gala – A Labor of Love and an Evening of Disco Magic!

Saturday’s Annual Gala and Auction was full of special disco spirit, thanks to ISTP's incredible faculty and staff, who together served as our 2018 Gala chairs. While this role is usually filled by one or two of our most dedicated parent...

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“Young People Have a Voice Too” – Middle School Student Council Leads Participation in National School Walkout Day

On Wednesday, March 14, ISTP International Middle School students were inspired by fellow students at schools around the nation to participate in the National School Walkout to protest gun violence. The walkout lasted 17 minutes, beginning at...

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Deeper Understanding Through Travel

ISTP students have incredible opportunities for international travel available to few children their age. As educators, we ask – how can we help students best take advantage of these opportunities and gain a deeper understanding of the world?

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Collaborative Design Thinking in Middle School

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This year the 7th graders in ISTP's International Middle School have been working on a unique project that combines design thinkingcomputer science, and collaboration with their younger schoolmates.

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10 Tips to Help Your Adolescent Find Balance in the Digital Age

If you are the parent of an adolescent, you are surely aware of the allure of the screen. From the internet to video games to wanting to join social media at a younger and younger age, parents today –especially in the Silicon Valley – have to...

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7 Tips to Help You Navigate Your Child's Social World

Sheri Glucoft-Wong, LSW MCSW – a Marriage and Family Therapist and renowned educational expert – recently visited ISTP as part if our ISTParentEd series to share her insights about how parents can best support their children as they make their...

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Skate Park Geometry – Learning Math Conceptually in the International Middle School

One day, while watching a student fiddling with a miniature Tech Deck skateboard before class, International Middle School math teacher Clothilde Labrousse had a moment of inspiration. Her class was studying slope and the Pythagorean theorem, and...

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Welcome New 2018 Faculty and Staff!

We are excited to introduce 5 new faculty and staff, who are joining ISTP for the second half of the 2017–2018 school year!

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Arts Night 2017: ISTP Community Gathers Together “Under One Sky”

On Saturday, December 2, as you approached Cohn Campus, you felt as if you were walking through the clouds. With a hot air balloon floating to your left, and the crescent moon rising to your right, it was hard not to think, “only at ISTP!”

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Soirée du Vin 2017: An Unprecedented Outpouring of Generosity

There was definitely something special in the air at this year’s Soirée du Vin Wine Auction. The night began with perfect early autumn weather for our pouring hour on the sun-dappled terrace of the Fremont Hills Country Club. Guests embraced the...

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