From the Admissions Office

TIS is now accepting applications for the Second Semester.  If you have other children who wish to apply or friends who are interested in applying to TIS, please contact Admissions to schedule a test.


From the Nurse

I want to encourage you to take advantage of holiday travels outside of China to catch up on immunizations.  The tetanus booster is currently restricted inside China so please check your child’s records to ensure that his/her tetanus is current.  A current tetanus vaccination is required before spring trips 2018.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at nurse@tiseagles.com. Wishing you a safe and healthy Christmas holiday.

Mrs. Jeanne Luman, RN


Lost Property – LOST & FOUND

We have a lot of lost items, mostly clothes, that need to be returned to their owners, however, as there are no names on these items, they cannot be returned.  May you please write your child/children’s name and grade on their water bottles and clothing, especially jackets, hoodies, gloves shoes, etc.  Also, if your child is missing anything, please do have your child come and speak to Mrs. Williams.


Weekly AQI/PM2.5 Readings

  • Outside Average Reading = 161 / 76
  • Inside Average Reading =  48 /  11

Band & Choir Concerts

The MS and HS Bands & Choirs are putting together a great collection of songs for your entertainment. Below is the Bussing Schedule and program for the concerts.

Click the links below to View and Download Full-Sized Photos for Personal Use (For the current school year only)

This Week in Pictures

‘The Lion, the Witch, the Wardrobe’ Album

ECC Christmas Celebration ‘The Treasure of Christmas’

Thank you so much for joining us for our Christmas celebration. The children did a wonderful job, and we are so thankful for your love and support.

Pictures from the evening will be posted on PhotoStream. We will provide the link for you soon.


Pajama Day

On Wednesday, Dec. 20, ECC will have a pajama day.  Wear your pajamas to school!!



Half Day – Friday, December 22

The ECC students will be dismissed at 12:20 after lunch.  It will be a sandwich day, so if your child does not enjoy sandwiches, please pack a lunch for them.  The busses will leave our campus at 12:35. We hope you all have a wonderful Christmas break!



Treehouse Playgroup

Next Wednesday, December 20, is the last day of the Treehouse Playgroup for this semester. The Treehouse Playgroup will resume January 10, 2018. Merry Christmas!

Wednesday Bus Information:

  • 9:10 a.m YG100 – 9:20 a.m. Aocheng – 9:35 a.m. HYCZ – 9:40 a.m. BDHT – TIS
  • 9:15 a.m. Olympic Towers — 9:25 a.m. Ai Ming Hospital – TIS
  • 1:00 p.m. Return



Help Needed! – 2nd Semester After School Activities

It is time to begin preparing for 2nd semester after school activities. If you are interested in helping with a club or you know someone who is, please let us know by contacting Sunny Zhang (x310 or sunny.zhang@tiseagles.com). Thank you!


Christmas Concert – Thursday, Dec. 21st

Elementary children will be presenting a Christmas concert on Thursday, December 21st at 7 pm in the auditorium. Students will need to report to their designated locations by 6:30 pm. The students are to wear a white shirt (without writing), black pants, dark socks and dark shoes for the concert. This will be a great opportunity to see what the students have been learning in music class this year! Come and enjoy our beautiful Christmas stories told through music! Merry Christmas!

Bussing information:


Half Day – Last Day of School – Friday, Dec. 22nd

Students will be dismissed at 12:20 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 22nd. Lunch will not be served in the cafeteria so make sure that your child brings a snack to school.


Christmas Concert

We are looking forward to the Middle School Christmas Concert tonight, December 15th at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. It it will be a great time of celebration and music!


Final Exams

Middle school final exams will be held on December 21 and 22.

  • 6th Grade: No Exams
  • 7th Grade: English and Math Exams 
  • 8th Grade: English, Science, Math and Chinese Exams

NOTE: Students will be dismissed at 3:30 on Thursday, December 21. On Friday students not staying for our MS Party may leave school on the 12:35 bus. Otherwise we will provide bussing home at 3:30.



Middle School Christmas Party

All middle school students are invited to our annual middle school Christmas Party to be held after final exams on Friday, December 22. We will eat lunch together, play games and celebrate the Christmas season. Busses will be provided for students to go home at 3:30. The party is optional (but highly encouraged) and a permission form will be sent out as we get closer to the date. Students not staying for the party will leave on the 12:35 pm bus.


School will begin again on Monday January 8th. Have a great Christmas Break!


MS Christmas Concert Programs


 High School Christmas Concert

Our annual Christmas concert will be held on December 16th. We are looking forward to a joyful evening, appreciating the diligent efforts that have been put into this evening filled with music.



Exam Review

All classes will meet on both Monday and Tuesday, December 18th – 19th, for 40 minutes each period to provide an opportunity for students to review for their final exams with their teachers.



We are about to the end of the semester, and are looking to finish strong. Please note the exam schedule for high school exams.


Winter Break

Please have a safe and enjoyable break between semesters. We look forward to seeing everyone back in school on January 8th to begin the Spring Semester.


Leaving Students

We hope that this doesn’t include you, but if you are planning on leaving at the end of this semester, please contact admissions as soon as possible.


Sports Teams and Events

Many of our students work diligently on a regular basis to perform well in events outside of the classroom. We had a great show of support for our fall play and Christmas concerts. I want to also encourage you to attend sporting events as many people have been missing the opportunity to support our athletes and their diligent work. So, please come on out to the games and be apart of our growing school community.


HS Concert Programs

Counselor’s Corner

Many of our students are in a stressful time of year. Stress affects everyone whether you realize it or not. Stress can be ongoing or sudden. Stress can have physical or mental effects.

Tips to manage stress:

Recognize the signs

Your body can respond to stress in various ways:

-difficulty sleeping, being easily angered, feeling sad for long periods of time, and having low energy.


Get Regular Exercise

Did you know 30 minutes per day of walking can brighten your mood and reduce stress.


TIS Athletic Results

Monday, December 11th

  • Varsity Mens Basketball vs. Wellington: Won
  • JV Mens Basketball vs. Maple Leaf: Lost 18-31

Wednesday, December 13th

  • JV Mens Basketball vs. Wellington: Lost 40-42
  • Varsity Ladies Basketball vs. Maple Leaf: Won 25-14

Thursday, December 14th

U14 Boys Volleyball vs. Wellington: Lost 1-2 (25-13, 22-25, 13-15)


Upcoming MS Volleyball Schedule

Tuesday, December 19th

  • No Practice for U14 Boys
  • U14 Girls Optional Practice

Thursday, December 21st

  • No MS Practice due to Finals and end of the Semester

Tuesday, January 9th

  • MS Volleyball Practice

Thursday, January 11th

  • U14 Girls Practice
  • U14 Boys Away Game at Wellington
    • Bus will leave TIS at 3:25 p.m.
    • Bus will depart Wellington at approximately 5:15 p.m.
    • Bus Drop Off Order: Wellington – YG100 – AC – HYCZ

Tuesday, January 16th

  • MS Volleyball Practice

Tuesday, January 18th

  • U14 Boys and Girls Home Games vs. TEDA
    • Games will start at 3:50 p.m.
    • Students will ride the normal 5:10 p.m. busses home


Upcoming HS Basketball Schedule

Monday through Friday, December 18th-22nd

  • No HS Basketball Practices due to Finals Week

Monday, January 8th

  • HS Basketball Practices

Wednesday, January 10th

  • JV Mens Basketball Practice
  • Varsity Mens and Ladies Home Games vs. Maple Leaf
    • Games will start at 3:50 p.m.
    • Students will ride the normal 5:10 p.m. busses home after the games

Friday, January 12th

  • HS Basketball Practice

Saturday, January 13th

  • ISAC Div 1 Mens Basketball Tournament hosted at TIS
    • TIS Varsity Mens team will participate in this tournament
    • Tournament schedule and bussing information has not been confirmed yet.

Monday, January 15th

  • JV Mens and Varsity Ladies Home Games vs. IST
    • Games will begin at 3:50 p.m.
    • Students will ride the normal 5:10 busses home after the games

Wednesday, January 17th

  • JV Mens and Varsity Ladies Practice
  • Varsity Mens Basketball Away Game at Wellington
    • Bus will leave TIS at 3:25 p.m.
    • Bus will depart Wellington at approximately 5:15 p.m.
    • Drop Off Order: Wellington – HYCZ – AC – YG100

Friday, January 19th

  • HS Basketball Practice

Saturday, January 20th

  • ISAC Div 3 Mens Basketball Tournament hosted at IST
    • JV Mens Team will participate in this tournament
    • Tournament schedules and bussing have not been confirmed yet.
  • ISAC Div 1 Ladies Basketball Tournament hosted at DSP
    • Varsity ladies Team will participate in this tournament
    • Tournament schedule and bussing have not been confirmed yet.




Dec. 16 HS Christmas Concert
Dec. 20 Semester 1 final Exams
Dec. 22 End Semester 1
Dec. 22 Half-day of School
Dec. 22 HS Christmas Banquet
Dec. 22 Report Card Comments Due
Dec. 23- Jan. 7 Christmas Vacation


Wednesday Bus Schedule for Parents

9:10 am YG100 — 9:20 am Aocheng — 9:35 am HYCZ — 9:40 am BDHT —— TIS

9:25 am Olympic Towers —— TIS

Return bussing to same locations at 1:00 pm. Meet in the front of the TIS main entrance.


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