Category Archives: Featured News

7 Steps for Enabling Your Child to Make a Positive Impact in the World

Many parents often ask me how they can help their child at home. Our more traditional educational backgrounds likely bring forth visions of homework at the kitchen table. When I offer suggestions to read to your child every night, to play with them, to take a nature walk, or to throw a ball in the […]

What Does Peace Mean to You?

The United Nations declared the International Day of Peace each September as a day devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.”  As the upper elementary students gear up for the International Day of Peace and the IMS Peace Run later this month on September 21 and 22, they set out to learn more […]

The Annual IMS International Festival Is Almost Here!

This exciting school-wide event is just around the corner and we have a lot planned for IMS family and friends! This year our theme is “International Music & the Arts” and we are thrilled to welcome two special musical performances featuring a couple of our very own IMS parents: Ismo One and the Bulltown Strutters!  Ismo One […]

IMS Chinese Students Present to Duke University Chinese Students

Article by Li Wang, Chinese Elementary Teacher “今天,我们要给你们讲一个长长的故事,是真的。” (Today, we are going to tell you a long story, it’s a ture story.) “是《我们的蘑菇》。” (“It’s called ‘Our Mushroom’”.) “我等一下会教你们这首歌。” ( “We will teach you this song later.”) At Duke University in the Sociology Psychology 128 classroom, every Friday morning, college students come here to have their […]

Time to Register for Summer Camp

Each year we enjoy meeting new friends at our summer camps for 3 year olds* to rising first graders! IMS summer camps are in English although we bring an international perspective to each weeky theme. We have half day, full day and extended day options and welcome all children whether they are enrolled at IMS […]