We treasure every day we have with our students and it is great to have them back on campus, well-rested after the break and ready for what promises to be a busy lead up to the end of the school year.
Head of School Weekly Posts
The biggest questions any school can ask itself is what is its purpose and why does it exist?
Family, fireworks, and festivities! Although 2021 celebrations to herald the Lunar New Year may not feature the large-scale reunions
A typical week at ISKL is filled with an amazing variety of activities involving every part of our community. This week has been no exception
Connection, sharing, and positivity are all essential elements of our community here at ISKL.
Welcome back to all our families, I hope you enjoyed a relaxing holiday, and are ready for a learning-filled semester!
As a school, we focus on specific timeframes to fulfill our Vision and Mission. We plan how we will support our students, advance their learning, and as a forward-thinking school...
What a week it has been, and once again we continue to be grateful to belong to a community that is so adaptable, agile, and supportive.
Health and safety is our highest priority and given the increase in COVID-19 cases, I wanted to reassure parents that we are closely monitoring the situation
There are a great many people that make ISKL such a special place – our wonderful students, supportive parents, and talented faculty and staff.
However we express the concept, viewing and experiencing the world from the perspective of others is an essential part of our mindset at ISKL, fundamental to our culture, and how we teach and learn.
Curiosity sparked. It’s part of our Vision and a key driver in learning, but how do we spark curiosity in our students and what does it have to do with a campfire?!
I’m going to start by celebrating the positive! Each afternoon this week we have been treated to hearing the laughter and lively chat of our High School students
Whether you were born and raised in Malaysia or, like me, lucky enough to now call Malaysia home – we all share the great privilege of celebrating National Day
Autumn 1964; the Beatles were taking the world by storm, The Civil Rights Act was signed into law in the United States, and Peace Corps volunteer Robert Fendly was asked if he would set up an international school in Kuala Lumpur.
Today we celebrate the conclusion of our first full week at school. I have been so impressed with our students who have taken wearing their masks, physical distancing and all our other health and safety protocols in their stride.
A very warm and physically distanced ISKL welcome to our new and returning families!
We have now had our first week “back at school” after the Spring break and I hope that you and your children are settling into the new normal
Our after school robotics program is a great example of this and it has been exciting to watch participation in the program grow over the past three years.
Our mission is to produce confident students who know their passions, are self-directed, and successful in managing the complexities of our evolving world.
The ability to reason critically is an important skill that enables us to investigate, analyze, and question. It supports effective problem-solving
At ISKL we believe deeply in the importance of our role in nurturing our students’ awareness and understanding of the challenges facing our world...
At ISKL we firmly believe that the purpose of school is to prepare students to be successful in their lives - this is fundamental to our mission and vision.
As a school, reflection is an integral component in our culture and an essential part of the learning process. Reflection helps us understand the journey of learning
As we look forward to our holiday break, many of us will find ourselves with more time to read for pleasure. Whether a bestselling novel or graphic storybook
My thanks to all our parents who joined us for the Head of School Coffee last week. It was a great learning opportunity to hear your perspectives on our school...
We all belong is our theme for Inclusive Schools Week taking place at ISKL from December 2-6.
Whether student, parent, teacher or staff member, the “giving” of ourselves is part of our culture. We see this spirit embodied every day...
Our goal is for students to live their lives with empathy, respect, and an understanding of the complexity of global connections
As a student of music and a pianist for many years I understand the joy that music can bring to one's own life and those of others.
Greetings from Sabah! Head of School News comes to you this week from the annual East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS) Leadership Conference.
Our ability to learn is a critical life skill which begins in early childhood and is first associated with survival and meeting our most basic needs.
Yesterday afternoon and this morning we watched as more than 450 students from Grade 9, 10 and 11 head off on their Global Action Program (GAP) trip.
While being mindful of mental health is an everyday occurrence, rather than a one-off event, the day was a powerful reminder of how important it is for us to talk.
The years of Early Childhood through High School are all critical periods for developing positive attitudes, skills and knowledge around health and wellbeing.
It was with great joy that I read this week’s editorial from our guest editors, Grade 5 students, Clea-Rose and Eshani. Their thoughtful article on what it means to be a Red Hat
It was both a joy and an inspiration to watch our students share their meaningful and fun performances with such an engaged and supportive audience.
Ensuring our students are “future-ready” is a critical component of our vision and mission to nurture highly successful, spirited, and socially responsible global citizens.
This week has truly embodied ISKL’s sense of community, connection, and collaboration with parents, students, faculty, and staff supporting each other.
Our culture is one of empathy which emphasizes the importance of looking through the lens of others and working in partnership.
Firstly, a very big welcome to each of you. Our wonderful ISKL community has grown considerably and we start this year with a record high enrollment of 1,758 students.