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Halloween Face Painting
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ISS Football Team Celebrate
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Fun Face Painting
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IGCSE Lessons
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AS Lessons
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Inventive use of School props
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Year 12 Prep for the Senior Disco
High Performing A2 and IGCSE Student
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Madness and Mayhem
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THOUGHT PROVOKING

An image can speak volumes sometimes... how does the image below make you feel?

HEAD'S UP!

Mr. Wilkinson shares his thoughts for the term... go on take a peek... he's not THAT scary...

INSPECTOR GADGET

HUMANITARIAN

by Ksenia Federova on 22/02/2014

by Yazmeen Georges on 22/02/2014

by Christopher Barallon on 23/02/2014

by Vicky Alis on 23/02/2014

by Andrea Woodcock - Feb 2014

LIFESTYLE

by Amelia Savy on 19/02/2014

Like many people at our school, I thoroughly enjoy baking during my spare time... this term I helped out the PTA...

by Sammy-Jo McGaw on 22/02/2014

Sammy suggests a short visit closer to home for those of us who already live in paradise...

by Taryn Mondon on 22/02/2014

Fab Fash expert Taryn gives us the low down or the high down on heels and effects on health...

by Arianny Cruise Wilkins on 22/02/2014

Arianny Cruise Wilkins gives some top tips on how to get fit using a quick exercise regime from the comfort of your own bedroom.

PROBLEM PAGE

Struggling with a problem and need some advice - see if our resident Agony Aunt can help...

 

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by Anna Bonnelame on 20/02/2014

Annalise does not review one book, or two books but the whole Hunger Games Trilogy...  enjoy.

by Aravinth Pilay on 20/02/2014

Our resident Humour columnist Aravinth gives us his take on  the Flappy Bird craze to hit the gaming headlines this year...

THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY!

Resident fishing guru, Nino Gaitanos, offers tips on live baiting in this edition of the ISS Islander...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The ISS is a school that takes on board the issues of children being upset and hurt. The included picture and caption from the Syrian Conflict  is heart-breaking. As the ISS International Columnist I've been following the 'Inside Syria' reportage on the news the past weeks and at the moment my heart feels heavy.

ISS "48 Hour Orphanage Makeover"

THE FINAL FRONTIER

When it comes to all matters Space let our resident Cosmonaut, Anastasia Padazopoulos, keep you up to date with the 'final frontier'.

Wifi Killing Plants?
Emoticons rewire our brains!
Can Science cure hangovers?

ENVIRONMENT

by Upeksha Hettiarachchi on 21/02/2014

Resident ISS Islander environmental columnist Upeksha gives you her unique tak on both the animal and climate changes taking place in the world around us...

 

This month she looks at the images and pictures being produced around the world to raise our awareness about the situation.

 

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Now, I know that almost all of you own earphones and you all seem to carry them the same way: tying them around your iPods or even stuffing them in your pockets! Hahaha! I’d like to introduce to you a product that has entered the world of wearable technology, the Cordcrucher!What is it? Don’t tell me you are still wondering that!

SPORT, ATHLETES, HEALTH AND FITNESS

Healthy Cheat Meal...

by Karolina Masinova on 20/02/2014

by Lucas Panayi on 16/02/2014

by Rebecca Chionni on 23/02/2014

Looking for a sweet snack whilst on your diet but not wanting to mess your calories up then Karolina has some recipes for you...

Lucas gives the low down on what it takes to achieve the best in sport as well.

Rebecca profiles local and international athletes.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE ISS

Over the next few months resident Entertainment columnist Guyanne Sinon will be giving you the lows, the highs and the outright gossip from the worlds of TV, film and the music industry.

 

Never without a word to say check out Guyanne's reviews as they come through each month...

 

 

Check out our new Facebook Page!

Year 11 and 12 ISS students worked with Mrs Norman Jones and parents to transform the play area at St Elizabeth Orphanage over the weekend of February 15 and 16. Have a look at some of the before and after pictures below:

ENTERTAINMENT

Where exams are concerned students naturally tend to aim for the highest possible results that they can achieve. Both IGCSE and A-level exams are crucial for every student looking to succeed in school and in life. Yaz looks at a student success from Pakistan...

LEAD STORY...

Sammy-Jo reviews local getaways for those of us 'trapped in paradise' in her Travel Column.

EDITORIAL

Take Two - Second Edition...

by Ksenia Federova on 22/02/2014

by Tanmay Tank on 23/02/2014

Resident car enthusiast, Tanmay, gives readers the low down on the latest and greatest changes in the automobile industry...

by Ryan Elizabeth on 23/02/2014

Have a passion for gaming then let Ryan guide you through the highs, lows, ups, downs and general aspects of the latest games to hit the market...

On FEB 13 2014, Belgium marked its name in history as the first ever nation to eliminate all age restrictions for the practise of euthanasia. This extension of the law, ratified on MAY 28 2002, which declared euthanasia legal in Belgium, has sparked mass controversy among medical specialists, politicians and Catholics, who have held numerous prayer vigils in protest of the law.

by Nathan McGaw on 20/02/2014

As we publish the second edition of the ISS Islander, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, on behalf of the whole journalism team, for your unconditional support in this new venture for the school.

 

It is immensely gratifying to know that our fellow students, parents and teachers encourage and praise us every step of the way. We are also proud to share that, thanks to the international nature of our school, we have a global readership, as the online newspaper is being read in over 47 countries.

 

If you feel that you have a story you would like our team to cover, then please inform us via the Contact form at the top of the Home Page.

Editor Ksenia scrubbing down swings.
Editor Ksenia scrubbing down swings.
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Rebecca putting the hard work in
Rebecca putting the hard work in
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Yohan and Guyanne Paiting
Yohan and Guyanne Paiting
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Sammy swaps travel for Volunteering
Sammy swaps travel for Volunteering
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Vicky and Andrea Painting
Vicky and Andrea Painting
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Not a car but Tanmay likes it
Not a car but Tanmay likes it
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Nathan and Fraser Pitch In
Nathan and Fraser Pitch In
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Sister on a Swing
Sister on a Swing
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Many thanks goes to the parents of Amelia Savy, Andrea Woodcock, Tanmay Tank and Yazmeen Georges for their physical and financial support on the day. The makeover was also supported by Paint World and Richard Houreau and Lidia Kaz from Energy Solutions Seychelles.

SWIMMING FOR SUCCESS!

Very rarely do we get the opportunity to learn first hand from athletes about their training and dedication to their sport in the build up to big sporting events like the 2014 Commonwealth Games or the African Youth Games in Gaborone, Cameroon.

 

Adam Viktora, Year 12, has just left the Seychelles on February 20 to spend three months training in Jacksonville, Florida, USA, at the Bolles School of Swimming and Diving. Adam has kindly agreed to maintain a blog of his training and studying abroad to keep his fellow students up to date on his experiences and progress... read on to see what he has to say...

"We are not born for ourselves but for the world."