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Wellness in Middle School

7:55 A.M – to walk through the hallways of ISTP at this time, on any morning of the work week, you will find yourself in a (mostly) quiet hallway in which a middle school teacher is leading their students in a ten minute wellness session. What is...

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Digital Portraits by 8th Grader Cybille I. Celebrate 2019 Graduates!

8th grader Cybille I. is a talented artist who has already begun to develop a unique artistic vision that can be seen in her striking work.

Throughout her time at ISTP, Cybille’s talent has shown through – in the art room, at our annual Arts...

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Lights, Camera, Action! International Middle Schoolers Explore Filmmaking

At ISTP, our students engage with the arts in many forms, from visual art in diverse styles and media, to digital art, to drama – and now filmmaking can be added to this list!

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Anatomy Comes to Life – 7th Graders Design & Construct Robotic Arms

Robotic Arm

 

Most students acquire a cursory understanding of...

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MYP Service & Action Reflection: Caring for Our Local Environment by Talinn H.

Service and Action (S&A) is an integral part of the MYP (Middle Years Programme)* and of life at ISTP. S&A starts in the classroom and extends beyond it. Students are encouraged to make authentic connections between what they learn at school and...

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Middle School Advisory Program Supports Students Through the Challenging Years of Early Adolescence

The middle school years can be some of the most challenging and the most rewarding years of a young person’s life, as he/she makes the difficult but exciting evolution from child to teenager. 

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And Away We Go! Experiential Learning in Middle School

Opportunities for Growth

Middle School trips are both a continuation of the overnight and international trips offered in Elementary, and a deep-dive into the concept of experiential learning. Students have multiple opportunities to travel...

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Introducing Flex Time – A New Outlet for Creativity in our International Middle School

Flex Time is an exciting new program at ISTP that combines innovation, design thinking, and the arts to provide our International Middle School students with new outlets for their creativity.

Through both teacher-led and self-directed projects,...

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Service Learning Reflection–Care Packages for the Palo Alto Homeless–by Claire Y.

Last month, our International Middle School 6th graders created their own service learning projects as part of their unit on The Giver by Lois Lowry. They thought about their personal interests and abilities and then located needs within their...

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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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