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On 4 November, Keystone launched its inaugural TEDx event offering inspiring speakers, student musical performances and skill honing workshops around the theme 'Off the Beaten Path'. With the overall organization left to a team of just eight students, the success of Keystone's first TEDx was a reflection of the event architects' vision and collaboration on display.
On October 31, following a solo performance by Keystone grade 6 pianist Song Yoyo Yuhan, Professor Zhang Yiqin met with the keystone community and shed light on the magnificence of the Chinese character writing system.
October 21 marked the end of autumn in Beijing and as the day progressed from morning into afternoon, a temperature drop was palpable.
Again this year, the Keystone community united in support of the global movement against elephant and rhino poaching, and to show our solidarity with the world by marching around the school grounds.
Circle World Arts (CWA) visited Keystone classrooms this week and engaged students in cross-cultural musical conversations in search for common ground.
If you were to cover a chessboard with rice grains placing one grain on the first square, two on the second, four on the third, and so on, doubling the number of grains on each subsequent square, how many rice grains will there be on the chessboard upon completion?
Over the past two weeks, grades 4 to 12 students took their learning outdoors as they set out on their annual camping trips. Grades 4, 5, 6 and 9 were away at Baihe, grade 7 went to Shimen Shan Mountains, and grade 8 to Sun Valley.
Derived from the Greek word philosophia, philosophy, meaning the love of wisdom, is the study of knowledge. Typically, philosophical questions are foundational and abstract in nature. So what are the benefits of maintaining a philosophical mind? According to Zhou Guoping, philosophy helps you adopt independent and critical thinking.
How do you prepare for the demands of a Kilimanjaro climb, Africa's highest peak? Increasing your fitness and endurance, training at altitude, and breaking in new equipment are essential. Add packing proper nutrition, appropriate trekking gear for fluctuating temperatures and weather patterns, and emergency and rescue tools, and off you go well equipped.
"Please allow yourself to be led into this community with your minds and your hearts open. Open to wondrous intellectual adventures, to fulfilling emotional growth, and to outcomes beyond your dreams. There is always so much more in each one of us than we think, and we must remain open-spirited in order to realize our dreams," remarked Head of School Malcolm McKenzie.

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