Friday, 03 Apr 2020

RIS Walk-a-thons and Other Fundraisers

–by Ms. Shirley– Annual RIS Walk/Run/Bike-a-thon This school-wide fundraiser took place in late November. Participants donated 200 baht each to run, walk, or bike as many laps as possible in a set amount of time.
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Friday, 03 Apr 2020

IB Art: Fake Gallery

–by Ms. Pavla Pooch– On January 27, 2020, in St. Luke’s Gallery, the IB Year 1 Visual Arts students presented their work at the opening of the exhibition Fake Gallery. The art on display was a culmination of their artwork during their first semester and consisted of a wide range...
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Friday, 03 Apr 2020

RIS iGEM Team Impress at the 2019 Giant Jamboree in Boston

–by Ms. Elisia Brodeur – As promised in the last issue of Ad Astra, here is the follow-up on this great team of diligent, hardworking RIS students who truly embody all of the Principles of Phoenix.
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Friday, 03 Apr 2020

HS Students Help Australia Bushfire Victims

– An interview with Ching Ching, Risha, and Nampueng, Grade 10 – Ching Ching, Risha, Nampueng, Opal, and Wha Wha are a group of smart, dedicated, and compassionate high school students. Earlier this year, they joined forces to raise funds to help Australia cope with its devastating wildfires. At the...
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Friday, 03 Apr 2020

RIS Alumna Chosen to Be the Pope's Translator!

–An Interview with K. Nilobol (Nicky) Pimdee (arranged by K. Kristina Sethaputra)–
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Wednesday, 05 Feb 2020

Keep to Share Project

–by Bouquet Tayapa–  How did you come up with the idea for Keep To Share? Ever since I was little, I witnessed plastic bottles being recycled. Thai people see value in used plastic bottles and glass because they can be sold in exchange for money. But people typically overlook the...
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Wednesday, 05 Feb 2020

Winner of "The Voice Kids Thailand 2019"

-An Interview with Siri (Mac) Chaikul by Ms. Elisia Brodeur- Congratulations, Mac! Tell me about this incredible experience! How many times did you appear on the show? To audition for the show I first had to send a video of myself singing. After that, I did a live audition in...
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Wednesday, 05 Feb 2020

High School Spirit Week and Games Day

–by Ms. Shirley Gamble– One of the first projects that this years’ Student Council worked very hard on was HS Spirit Week, which was held from September 24–27, 2019. The purpose of the week is to promote school spirit, teamwork, and friendships within each grade. There were lots of secret...
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Wednesday, 05 Feb 2020

AP Seminar: A New Research Course in HS

–by Mr. Jeff Gepner and Ms. Elisia Brodeur– RIS introduced a new class in high school this year: AP Seminar, the first year of the AP Capstone™ Diploma program from the College Board. Students typically take AP Seminar in grade 10 or 11, which provides the building blocks and is...
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