4 March 2020

Play-based Music for Elementary Students at Home

Head of Arts at Stamford American School Hong Kong, Ms. Tina Bachelder-Schwab has some new tunes for you to enjoy at home. So gather your household items, and get up and have some fun! [Read More]
2 March 2020

5 tips for helping English Language Learners at home

Ms. Monica Williams, Stamford's EAL Team Leader with many years of experience as an English as a Second Language teacher, has 5 tips for families to support their child’s English language development at home. [Read More]
25 February 2020

Play-based Music for Elementary Students at Home

Two weeks ago, Ms. Tina Bachelder-Schwab, Head of Arts at Stamford shared some ideas for engaging with your children through play-based music activities at home. This week, she is back with some new songs to share. [Read More]
24 February 2020

Staying focused in an online learning environment

This month, many parents are wondering how they can support their children to meet their learning goals at home. A positive attitude and some simple steps to prepare for online learning will help students to avoid distractions and stay focused on their school work. Christina Meherg, University Counselor at Stamford Ame...

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21 February 2020

Connecting with your child through Drama

Drama is a creative outlet for children to learn more about themselves and others, it opens up great potential for connecting with your child at home. Our passionate drama teacher, Ms Amy Percival has some activities for families to try together. [Read More]
20 February 2020

Supporting your Elementary Child with Home Learning

The links between student, school and parent or guardian are vital for student success. At Stamford, we are proud of how strongly they are forged – and the contribution this makes to our community and our students’ achievements. [Read More]
14 February 2020

Staying Active and Healthy at Home

Regular physical activity has immense benefits particularly for health and mental well-being. As we believe that happy and healthy children learn best, our PE Coordinator, Mr Lee McQuade will share some important ways to keep our bodies and minds active and healthy at home. [Read More]
10 February 2020

Tips to Help Your Child Build Confidence

Confidence is an important skill and helping to build a child’s confidence can often pose a challenge for parents. It is critical to maintain a balance between supporting and not pushing too hard. A few small steps can make a big difference over time to help nudge your child along to becoming confident and able to ex...

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7 February 2020

Play-based Music for Elementary Students at Home

Creativity, self-expression, and confidence are important skills that benefit students both in the classroom and beyond. As many families will be spending time together at home over the coming weeks, this is a great opportunity to explore some new, fun ways to develop these skills at home with inspiration from our Stam...

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7 February 2020

Counselor’s Corner: Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask Before Assisting Others

It is also important to recognize that sometimes self-care is not enough, and we need to seek extra support from a mental health professional. How can you tell that your “oxygen level” is too low? Here is some information that might help you recognize that it’s time to reach out! [Read More]
6 February 2020

5 Tips for Parents: How to Use Technology Wisely at Home

Learn some quick tips to help your child use technology responsibly at home. [Read More]
24 January 2020

CNY Celebration 2020

What an impressive CNY Celebration we had at Stamford HK! For two days, our entire community gathered in our 10,000 sq ft arena to enjoy spectacular performances such as kung fu show and Chinese folk dance. [Read More]
29 November 2019

Creating a culture

When a typhoon put one school’s classrooms out of bounds, the leadership team instead focused on creating a culture, says Karrie Dietz. [Read More]
18 November 2019

Counselor’s Corner: It’s Good to Talk

Students are much more stressed out than we sometimes realize. In a recent study, The American Psychological Association stated that 20% of children report that “they worry a great deal or a lot,” yet only 3% of parents rate their child’s stress as extreme. [Read More]
28 October 2019

Counselor’s Corner: Healthy Lifestyle

Developing children and young people require adequate nutrition to fuel crucial brain development alongside their daily energy needs. In addition to eating healthy balanced meals, children need to be physically active promoting physical, mental health and wellbeing and preventing childhood obesity and associated dis...

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