HIST PRIMARY CAMPUS NEWS and INFORMATION
Bulletin 17, Week 16, Semester 2, 2017-18
Dear primary school parents and families,
It has been another productive and exciting two weeks at the primary school in Tianjin. The 2018 CCTV Star of Outlook competition has finally ended and what a competition it was! The first round of the competition began on the 12th of April with a total of 34 Haileybury primary school participants. Many were successful and advanced onto the next round. On the 12th of May, the Tianjin conference finals were held in Tianjin and we were glad to announce that 5 of our students received Tianjin first place prizes. Two of our students received the highest Tianjin honor possible because they were not only awarded special level prizes but they had also won their age divisions. These students were Hulk Zhang who won the Tianjin lower primary division and Jinny Guo who won the Tianjin upper primary division.
在天津的这所小学里，令人兴奋和激动的两周已经过去了。 2018年CCTV希望之星比赛终于结束了，这是一场什么样的比赛！ 第一轮比赛于4月12日开始，共有34名小学生参加比赛。 5月12日，天津赛区总决赛在天津举行，我们很高兴地宣布，我们的5名学生获得了天津市的一等奖。 我们两位学生获得了最高荣誉，因为他们不仅获得了特别奖，而且还是在他们年龄分组内。 Hulk张赢得了小低组的奖项，Jinny郭赢得了小高组的奖项。
Jinny Guo from year 4 won a first prize in the national CCTV competition.
Hulk and Jinny were given the opportunity to participate in the national CCTV finals on the 8th – 10th of June in Beijing. Thousands of the best English speakers from all over China took part in this competition. There were a total of four to five rounds in this elimination final. In the first round, Hulk dressed up as Thor and Jinny hosted her own children’s TV kid’s news program. They both spoke fluently and both scored highly. Both advanced onto the second round. In the second round, Hulk was given a picture of a muscular man and a thin man and was asked to make a story. Similarly, Jinny was given four pictures of four owls with four different feather colors and asked to create a story. Again, they were both successful and advanced onto the third round. In the third round, Hulk faced off against another opponent and was asked to debate on the topic of laptops. Hulk tried his best but was not able to advance onto the next stage. Jinny, however, won her third-round debate on the topic of online shopping and advanced onto the fourth stage which was on answering a series of judges’ questions. In the end, Jinny received 11th place in the upper primary age category which was just one place shy of entering the top ten and being on CCTV! Jinny was awarded a national first place prize and Hulk was awarded a second-place prize in the national competition. The staff and students at Haileybury Tianjin are so proud of the achievements of our students and we hope that we can do even better next year!
Hulk Zhang from year 3 won a second prize in the national CCTV competition.
"Read thousands of books” and “walk tens of thousands of miles" are two important proverbs in Chinese culture. To understand and apply these two proverbs, our students took part in the foreign children's swimming invitational tournament held in Shanghai. On June the 8th, a team of 15 athletes from grade 1 to grade 7, the Haileyburians, boarded the speed train and began their journey. Before the races began, on June 9, our youngest member - Guo yanze, encouraged by his team's teacher, bravely stood on the glass walkway more than 500 meters above the ground on the Pearl Tower. On June the 10th, the swimming heats began. Swimmers from different teams competed and our students swam with great fighting spirit. We swam well and did not disappoint. In the evening, all the teachers and students celebrated Bob’s 10th birthday on a cruise ship. All the students had unforgettable memories. Before leaving for school on June the 11th, the team went to Madame Tussauds wax museum and took photos with their heroes and stars. On the four-day trip, our Haileybury students showed humility and displayed order. We were praised by onlookers and upheld the name and honor of our school – Haileybury magenta purple. Many thanks to Ms. Wei and Mr. Xu for their organization of the outing.
15 Haileybury students participated in the Shanghai International Schools’ Swimming Tournament
On the 7th of June, primary school students took part in Haileydesign. Haileydesign was a Maths department activity which focused on applying mathematical concepts inside the world of art and design. There were three activities that students rotated on the day. These were using colored string to decorate a picture, using seeds to decorate a picture and origami box making. The students had a great time applying mathematical concepts such as area and perimeter in their artworks. Our lower primary students were partnered with upper primary students on the day and it was great to see the collaboration and mutual assistance given by our students. Their artworks are now hung up in the open space area in the primary school. Well done to all the staff who helped out. Special mention should go to Ms. Sun who organized and oversaw the event.
6月7日，小学生参加了黑利设计院的活动。黑利设计院是一个数学组的活动，其重点是在艺术和设计世界中应用数学概念。 当天有三项活动让学生轮换。 这些使用彩色线装饰图片，使用种子来装饰图片和折纸盒制作。 学生们在艺术作品中运用面积和周长等数学概念的时间很快。 我们的小学低年级学生当天与高年级小学生合作，很高兴看到我们学生的合作和互助。 他们的作品现在挂在小学的展示栏上。为参与此次活动的人都做的很棒，应特别感谢孙老师对此次活动的组织与策划。
Finally, a reminder that next Saturday the 23rd of June is the KET examination for year 6 students at Tianjin and Beijing. We wish all of our students well and we hope they will do well in this internationally recognized English exam.
At Haileybury, every child matters, every day.
William Fang (M.Ed, B.A/B.Ed, Grad Dip Ed. (Primary), B. Christian Ministry (Hons) )
方士铨 (教育硕士， 文学士/ 教育学士，教育学研究生（小学）)
English Program Coordinator - Primary School
Haileybury Tianjin International School