Choose Your Own Adventure!

Grade 9 recently completed an interdisciplinary unit in which they combined their understanding of logic and narrative in English and maths. Check out some of the interactive choose-your-own-adventure stories they created! Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Angelina, Hannah & Linda Andy, Angela & Candice Ethan, Nicole & Wendi Jasmine, Julia & Luna Jiyun, Luca & Veerela […]

Book Battle: January / February Results

This month’s Book Battle was a Panda Book Awards special, with double points available for reviews of books on the shortlist. E7D took advantage to come out on top with a massive 36 points! They’ll have a chance to get their revenge on runners-up E6G (who amassed 25 points) on Friday March 4th! Note: If […]

Panda Voting Now Open

Now YOU can vote for your favorite Panda Award-nominated book, along with students in international schools across China!! The voting will stay open until the deadline, February 25th. To vote, go here: May the best books win!

Panda Award Books Now Available in Library!

Books nominated for the 2015-16 Panda Award are now available for check out in the Library. At the Wangjing campus, we have all of the books in the categories Older Readers (grades 6-8) and Mature Readers (grades 9-12). Read “I Am Malala,” written by the youngest-ever Nobel Prize Laureate, as she describes struggles for female […]

Book Battle: December

The Book Battle total for December will also include any reviews added in November. We have a very special prize for this month’s champions! Your homeroom will receive a set of Kindles, fully loaded with awesome books, to borrow over the Spring Festival break! Remember, a review of The Lost World will earn you two points […]

The Lost World: how it went down

One School, One Book month came to a close with two Lost World events. First up were some passionate performances from the Speech and Debate Club on November 25th: Followed by a debate on the proposition that “There is nowhere left on earth worth exploring”: And then on December 1st it was the ultimate Lost World Quiz: […]

The Lost World

“One School, One Book” month is back! This year we’ll be encountering dinosaurs and hidden treasure in The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle (the author of the Sherlock Holmes stories). There are two versions of the book available – you decide which is the best choice for you. Original version: Sample: Chapter 1 – “There Are […]

The Lupine Prize is BACK!

Everything you need to know is right here… Description What is The Lupine Prize? The Lupine Prize is a writing contest at BWYA.  It was founded in 2013 by the English department as a way to encourage students to write creatively. Submission Who can enter this contest? Anyone from the IB school at BWYA can […]