Posted 10/30/2013 02:51AM
Students and staff celebrated Uganda's independence day by showcasing Uganda's diversity with staff dressing traditionally and students performing local dances. Spirit of Uganda dance troupe entertained and drumming resounded around the Sports Hall. Many parents attended with the Ugandans dressed in their traditional attire. Everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable hour of celebration.
Posted 10/02/2013 06:53PM
Family Fun Day, held on 15 September was a huge success, despite being blessed with a tropical downpour. Families enjoyed the excellent food, the mini-bazaar, the children's entertainment... Click on post to view Slideshow.
Posted 05/29/2013 12:12AM
May 24th, 2013 was the date of the graduation ceremony for ISU's 44 seniors. In addition to the many speeches, marked by the Valedictorian address by Jessica Forsyth and the Salutatorian address by Kathleen Noble, many of the students received awards for their achievements at ISU over the years. Read more and view pictures by clicking on post.
Posted 05/13/2013 06:03PM
The ISU- Stanbic Bank Family Fun Run had an incredible turn out two weeks ago and raised 50 million shillings! The event was a huge success with over 1000 people registering for the event. The money raised will be split between the four beneficiaries (Muni Maini Breast Cancer, Rahab Uganda, USPCA and the ISU Scholarship Fund) equally meaning each will receive 12,500,000/-. This event couldn't be possible without the help of the volunteers and the organisers who work hard to make the day a great success. We also have to thank our sponsors- Century Bottling Company, ROKO Construction, AON, Roofings, and Lake Victoria Serena Hotel. Click on links for the results of the 10KM (Results
) and the 5KM (Results
Posted 04/29/2013 08:13PM
The play is our six Grade 11 Theatre Arts students' first devising project culminating in their performance on April 17th and 18th. Their work was thoroughly enjoyed by those who attended. Using Tennyson's Lady of Shallot as their stimulus, the students were required to apply taught skills and techniques to create, develop, devise and perform a finished piece of work.
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Posted 03/17/2013 05:51PM
The PTA's curriculum related event that focuses on language, art and music is coming up! The event encourage all members of the family to speak, practice and learn french while enjoying french pastries and cabaret music. The main highlight is a classical concert featuring ISU's talented faculty members and ISU's head of school, Christopher Maggio.
Posted 02/28/2013 10:00PM
Catherine Namwezi, ISU's first scholarship student won the annual prestigious Margaret Sanders scholarship. This is awarded for perseverance, motivation and cultural understanding. She was also recently accepted into Hope College in Michigan, U.S.A. Congratulations to Catherine on her numerous achievements.
Posted 02/05/2013 03:15AM
Week Without Walls is an opportunity for the Senior School students to leave the campus and spend time undertaking curriculum related activities within the community and creating team spirit by traveling as far as Kibale Forest, Lake Nabugabi and Jinja. The Grade 10 students spent the week job shadowing to get experience of the working world and the Grade 12 students sat the mock IB Diploma exams.
Posted 01/25/2013 01:29AM
The Festival of World Cultures, held last Wednesday, showcased the diverse nature of the ISU community. The whole-school assembly was well represented by the 66 nations taking part, where students and staff were joined by parents. Students then spent time in workshops learning about other cultures before a World Lunch, organized by the PTA, which was beautifully set out with dishes from many countries. Click on the thumbnail to visit the photo gallery.