Pink Shirt Day at CIS

At CIS, we celebrated Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 23. Our students led assemblies about anti-bullying and being inclusive while wearing their pink shirts. We are proud of the work they are doing to create a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment.Pink Shirt Day, also known as Anti-Bullying Day, is an annual event … Read more

CIS Celebrates Experience Week

From January 24-28, Grade 6-11 students engaged in a variety of activities during the school’s much-anticipated Experience Week. The week was the first of its kind here at CIS and was a massive success. A CIS student’s perspective of Experience Week 2022The purpose of Experience Week was for students to learn new skills, take risks, and … Read more

The Benefits of a Bilingual Education

What is bilingual education ?Bilingual education is the structured and conscious use of two languages during a student’s learning journey. The goal of this approach is for learners to acquire their second language through their academic studies.At CIS, our bilingual programs are designed to give students the opportunity to learn a preferred language additional to … Read more

World Read Aloud Day 2022

On February 2nd, CIS kindergarten to grade 4 students joined other young learners from around the world to celebrate World Read Aloud Day. They enjoyed participating in a range of literacy related activities including storytelling, paper crown making and bookmark crafting.Organized by the non-profit LitWorld, World Read Aloud Day aims to champion literacy as a … Read more

Who Are We Photography Contest [Update]

Last month CIS students took part in the ASAC Who Are We photography contest. Competing against several International schools from SE Asia, entrants were tasked with taking a photo that defined who they are across three categories.Overall, CIS students managed to secure eleven top 3 entries across all categories. Well done to all the CIS … Read more

Who Are We – Photography Contest

From November 17th to December 15th, CIS students will be given the opportunity to compete against other schools in the first ASAC Photography Contest.The theme of the contest is ‘Who Are We’. Students are asked to submit photos that answer the questions – “What defines you?”, “What defines your culture, family, city, faith, your creativity?”.The … Read more

What is CAS?

CAS is an integral part of the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) that encourages students to learn more about themselves along with their local community. In order to be successful in CAS, students must be self-motivated and able to work collaboratively with others. While building highly valued soft skills, CAS fosters a sense of accomplishment and enjoyment … Read more

Exploring Cambodia’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

What does the term “intangible cultural heritage” mean? Why is it important to preserve traditional art forms? In what ways does cultural heritage contribute to the health and wellbeing of a nation?Students of the Canadian International School, of Phnom Penh explored answers to these questions through a unit of study based on the life of Queen … Read more

CIS Students Attend Annual MUN Conference

MUN or Model United Nations is an extra-curricular activity in which students are assigned a country to research and simulate UN committees.  This past weekend CIS joined six other schools at ISPP for their 10th annual MUN conference, “New Challenges, New Chances”.Pre-Conference PreparationOur MUN team consists of 20 students from grades 6-10 who have worked … Read more