Entries by Natascha Rockwin

G10 Personal Projects

Today, ISHR’s Grade 10 students presented their MYP Personal Projects. The MYP personal project is a long-term practical investigation designed to allow students to engage in a self-directed independent learning experience. Ultimately, students learn about themselves as learners, timekeepers, researchers and creators, and then have the opportunity to share those learnings with members of our school community.

Improving Lives of African Farmers

A huge ‘thank you’ to Claire Sands Baker, Co-founder and Director of The Toothpick Project who visited our G6 students this week. This company is working hard to combat the threat that parasitic plants present in Kenya’s agriculture. Ms Baker explained to her engaged audience how they have created a biological solution to this biological problem. […]

4th graders raise more than 2000 € for BOS

ISHR’s 4th graders raised more than 2000 € for BOS (Borneo Orangutan Survival Deutschland) which works to protect the orangutans of Borneo and their natural habitat. In addition to raising awareness, this enables our students to adopt four orangutans – Topan, Taymur, Bumi and Kopral – for one year. A huge THANK YOU to everyone […]

Simple Machines

Our first graders have been learning about different simple machines and undertaking lots of different practical experiments. Pulling our ISHR car for example. Today’s activity aligns with our current unit of inquiry about ‘Simple Machines’. Our Central idea for this unit is: ‘Simple machines help make our live easier’. Students have actively participated in learning and […]

Spirit Day Fundraiser Raises 400 €

We’re so proud of our student council for engaging their classmates and raising more than 400 € for the Obdachlosenhilfe Hannover, which serves our local homeless community. If you wish to donate to the cause, please visit this website.

Huge Donation to the Tafel!

Our students have been collecting food for the Langenhagener-Tafel.de – a non-profit aid organization that distributes donated food to the needy. A huge THANK YOU to everyone who donated so generously!!! Another special THANK YOU goes out to grade 5S for helping to organize the collection and sorting/loading all of the donations. If you would […]

Spirit Day

Our students have organized a spirit day for the whole school to wear seasonal winter attire on Wednesday the 15th of December. A donation of 2 euros, or more would be great and will go to the Obdachlosenhilfe that helps homeless people in Hannover, especially over the cold winter months. Members of the student council […]